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Demographics

People

Total Population707
Male Share of the Population44.1%
Female Share of the Population55.9%
Senior Citizens18.1%
Employed Population 16+348
Age of the Population38

Families

% of people married46.2%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher22.5%
Median Earnings25+$36,944
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$19,211
Median Earnings With High School Degree$35,909

Wealth

Median Family Income$64,609
% Above Poverty Level85.2%
% Below Poverty Level14.8%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time28 minutes
% Working from Home6%
% Walking and Biking to Work2.6%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone16.3%
Median Gross Rent$890
Median House Value$112,500

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)20.9%
German17.4%
Irish16.1%
English11.9%
Italian1.7%
Norwegian1.3%
African1.1%
French Except Basque0.8%
Czech0.4%
Swiss0.3%
Swedish0.3%
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Pelion Almanac

CategoryValue
County Lexington County
Standard Zip Codes29123
Phone Area Codes803
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude33.78
Approximate Longitude-81.24

Pelion Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationPELION 4 NW
Distance3.4 miles
Jan Temp34 to 56 F
Apr Temp49 to 77 F
Jul Temp70 to 91 F
Oct Temp50 to 76 F
Annual Precip51 inches
StationCOLUMBIA UNIV OF SC
Distance20.1 miles
Jan Temp37 to 58 F
Apr Temp53 to 80 F
Jul Temp72 to 95 F
Oct Temp54 to 79 F
Annual Precip47.1 inches
StationORANGEBURG 2
Distance29.1 miles
Jan Temp34 to 57 F
Apr Temp49 to 77 F
Jul Temp70 to 92 F
Oct Temp51 to 77 F
Annual Precip47.3 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Gaston1,388$53,289
North795$30,208
Perry356$26,250
South Congaree2,272$45,781
Swansea893$53,036
Wagener822$33,947

Pelion Public Schools

Pelion High
600 Lydia Drive
ZIP: 29123
(803) 821-2200
High
Total Enrollment 756
Pelion Middle
758 Magnolia Street
ZIP: 29123
(803) 821-2300
Middle
Total Enrollment 548
Pelion Elementary
1202 Pine Street
ZIP: 29123
(803) 821-2000
Primary
Total Enrollment 660
Forts Pond Elementary
7350 Fish Hatchery Road
ZIP: 29123
(803) 821-2500
Primary
Total Enrollment 592
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