SC

National Population : 333,590,059
South Carolina State Population : 5,404,936

About Pickens, SC

Pickens, SC is located in Pickens County in the state of South Carolina.

The total City Population for Pickens is about 3,170 with about 432 people per square mile, and the larger Metro Area Population is about 19,332.

The Average Home Value is $125,200.00, which is roughly 7% lower than the Average Home Value of $135,244.00 for the state of South Carolina, and roughly 34% lower than the National Average of $188,692.00.

The Median Income Per Household is about $47,446.00, which is roughly 3% higher than the Average Median Income Per Household of $46,131.00 for the state of South Carolina, and roughly 18% lower than the National Average of $57,518.00.

Employment

The Unemployment Rate for Pickens is about 6.8%.

South Carolina is ranked #48 out of 52 for Best and Worst States to Work in America, with an overall score of 12.12 out of 100.

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Voting

Pickens County voted Republican in the 2020 Presidential Election with a very significant difference of 68.2% between the winner and runner up.

Voting Results by Party

Republican: 74.56%
Democratic: 23.71%
Libertarian: 1.38%
Green: 0.28%
Other: 0.07%


Nearby Locations

Sunset, SC (5.77 mi.)
Liberty, SC (7.13 mi.)
Six Mile, SC (7.21 mi.)
Easley, SC (8.78 mi.)
Norris, SC (9.30 mi.)
Cateechee, SC (9.30 mi.)
Central, SC (10.88 mi.)
Salem, SC (12.04 mi.)
Cleveland, SC (12.09 mi.)
Tamassee, SC (14.26 mi.)
Clemson, SC (14.98 mi.)
Powdersville, SC (15.98 mi.)
Marietta, SC (16.81 mi.)
Pendleton, SC (16.97 mi.)
Travelers Rst, SC (18.32 mi.)
Travelers Rest, SC (18.32 mi.)
Piedmont, SC (18.41 mi.)
Greenville, SC (18.54 mi.)
Seneca, SC (19.17 mi.)
West Union, SC (19.88 mi.)

Additional Location Details

Zip Code(s) : 29671
Latitude : 34.934924
Longitude : -82.713315
TimeZone : Eastern (GMT -05:00)
Daylight Saving : Yes
Region : South
Average Elevation : 1108 ft.
Area Code(s) : 864

Demographic Details

Average # of People Per Household : 2.47
Male Population Estimate : 46.07%
Female Population Estimate : 47.20%
Median Age : 42.3
Male Median Age : 41.3
Female Median Age : 43.2

White Population Estimate : 88.44%
Black Population Estimate : 4.10%
Hispanic Population Estimate : 1.72%
Asian Population Estimate : 0.41%
Hawaiian Population Estimate : 0.05%
Indian Population Estimate : 0.67%
Other Population Estimate : 0.89%

Crime Details

NOTE: Crime is available at the County level so this doesn't necessarily represent the city of Pickens specifically.
Average # of Homicides for Pickens County: About 5 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)

Average # of Violent Crimes for Pickens County: About 342 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)

Pickens County is about 23% higher than the national average of about 4 homicides per 100,000 people, and about 16% higher than the national average of about 288 violent crimes per 100,000 people.