Pacolet, SC Profile: Facts & Data


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Pacolet, South Carolina - Basic Facts

The Town of Pacolet had a population of 2,386 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Pacolet is located at latitude 34.905 and longitude -81.7638 in Spartanburg County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Pacolet (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.53 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles. Spartanburg County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 771 feet.

The Town of Pacolet (GNIS ID: 2407064) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

South Carolina is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Town of Pacolet is located within Pacolet Division of Spartanburg County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Pacolet: Pooles Springs, Trough, Trough Shoals.

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Pacolet, SC Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 2,386
Population in Households 2,381
Population in Familes 1,943
Population in Group Qrtrs 5
Population Density2 675
Diversity Index3 37


Median Household Income $40,358
Average Household Income $50,167
Per Capita Income $20,925


Total Housing Units 1,206 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 755 (62.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 268 (22.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 183 (15.2%)
Median Home Value $80,016
Average Home Value $111,063


Total Households 1,023
Average Household Size 2.33
Family Households 667
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.8% 1.0%
Households 0.75% 0.92%
Families 0.79% 0.71%
Median Household Income   4.58%
Per Capita Income   3.2%

Pacolet, SC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Pacolet to the other 396 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in South Carolina by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 166 58th
Population Density # 194 51st
Diversity Index # 293 27th
Median Household Income # 191 52nd
Per Capita Income # 218 45th

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