Pelion strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in South Carolina):
Median Family Income
Comparing Pelion to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in South Carolina (State):
Ratings range from (lowest) to (highest).
|Female Share of the Population|
|Well-Paid Single Women|
|Children Under 5 Years Old|
|Well-Paid Single Men|
|Age of the Population|
|Male Share of the Population|
|Portion of People Married|
|Average Household Size|
|Median Family Income|
|College Educated Adults|
|People Above Poverty|
|People in Middle Class or Better|
|Walking and Biking to Work|
|Public Transportation Use|
|Short Commute Times|
|Working at Home|
|Housing Recently Built|
|Affordability of Property Taxes|
|Seasonal and Vacation Housing|
|People Living Alone|
|Affordability of Rents|
|Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals|
|Nearest Medium City||20 miles SW of Columbia, South Carolina (center to center)|
|Nearest Large City||103 miles S of Charlotte, North Carolina|
|Standard Zip Codes||29123|
|Phone Area Codes||803|
|Time Zone||Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)|
|Daylight Savings||The city observes Daylight Saving Time.|
Nearest Weather StationsNotes:
|Station||PELION 4 NW|
|Jan Temp||34 to 56 F|
|Apr Temp||49 to 77 F|
|Jul Temp||70 to 91 F|
|Oct Temp||50 to 76 F|
|Annual Precip||51 inches|
|Station||COLUMBIA UNIV OF SC|
|Jan Temp||37 to 58 F|
|Apr Temp||53 to 80 F|
|Jul Temp||72 to 95 F|
|Oct Temp||54 to 79 F|
|Annual Precip||47.1 inches|
|Jan Temp||34 to 57 F|
|Apr Temp||49 to 77 F|
|Jul Temp||70 to 92 F|
|Oct Temp||51 to 77 F|
|Annual Precip||47.3 inches|
|Average Family Size||3.14|
|American Indian & Alaskan||1||0.2%|
|Hispanic (included in categories above)||12||2.2%|
|Est. 2005 Population||587|
(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)
|Other (often includes Hispanic and African American)||16.7%|
|French (except Basque)||2.7%|
According to the US Postal Service, Pelion, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:Thor (29123)
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758 MAGNOLIA ST
Serves 712 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 15.1
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