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People

Total Population 3,148
Male Share of the Population 51.7%
Female Share of the Population 48.3%
Senior Citizens 15%
Employed Population 16+ 1,014
Age of the Population 39

Families

% of people married 37.6%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 11.9%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $38,536
% Above Poverty Level 71.9%
% Below Poverty Level 28.1%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 28 minutes
% Working from Home %
% Walking and Biking to Work 0%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 32.6%
Median Gross Rent $697
Median House Value $111,900

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 32.1%
US/American 0%
English 7.2%
Irish 19.4%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Pickens Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 17 miles W of Greenville, South Carolina (center to center)
Nearest Large City 108 miles W of Charlotte, North Carolina
County Pickens
Metro Area Greenville - Spartanburg - Anderson
Standard Zip Codes 29671
Phone Area Codes 864
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 34.883
Longitude -82.707

Pickens Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station PICKENS
Distance 0.5 miles
Jan Temp 30 to 51 F
Apr Temp 47 to 72 F
Jul Temp 67 to 89 F
Oct Temp 49 to 72 F
Annual Precip 55.9 inches
Station CAESARS HEAD
Distance 14.8 miles
Jan Temp 28 to 44 F
Apr Temp 44 to 64 F
Jul Temp 64 to 79 F
Oct Temp 47 to 64 F
Annual Precip 75.3 inches
Station CLEMSON UNIVERSITY
Distance 16.2 miles
Jan Temp 30 to 52 F
Apr Temp 47 to 73 F
Jul Temp 68 to 91 F
Oct Temp 48 to 74 F
Annual Precip 54 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Central 5,160 $37,898
Clemson 14,664 $82,753
Easley 20,374 $53,539
Liberty 3,254 $36,232
Norris 818 $49,239
Six Mile 918 $82,946

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Pickens Hospitals

CANNON MEMORIAL HOSPITAL
(Voluntary non-profit - Private)
123 MEDICAL PARK DRIVE PO BOX 188
(864) 878-4791
Emergency Service: Yes

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Pickens High Schools

PICKENS SR HIGH
111 BLUE FLAME DRIVE
864-878-8730
Serves 1,350 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 19.3

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