Pickens County, SC Demographics

The total population of Pickens County is estimated to be 131,106 with 65,776 males (50.17%) and 65,330 females (49.83%). There are 446 less females than males in Pickens County.
The median household income in Pickens County was $57,492 in 2021, which marked an a decrease of 334(0.58%) from $57,826 in 2020. This income is 77.06% of the U.S. median household income of $74,606 (all incomes in 2022 inflation-adjusted dollars).
Per the latest American Community Survey by the Census Bureau, Pickens County sees its highest median household income among householders in the age group of 25 to 44 years old, at $73,580. Overall, the median household income for the county of Pickens County stands at $53,022.
In Pickens County, the median income for all workers aged 15 years and older, regardless of work hours, was $32,818 for males and $24,393 for females. However, when specifically considering full-time, year-round workers within the same age group, the median income was $51,552 for males and $40,482 for females.
In Pickens County, the demographic landscape is diverse, spanning 6 distinct racial categories among households. Among these, Asian households have the highest median household income at $66,330, while Some Other Race households represent the opposite end with the lowest median household income of $33,488.
In 2022, the population of Pickens County was 133,462, a 1.05% increase year-by-year from 2021. Previously, in 2021, Pickens County's population was 132,079, an increase of 0.31% compared to a population of 131,669 in 2020.
The median age in Pickens County, SC is 36.4, as per 2021 ACS 5-Year Estimates. Of the total population, 15.66% were under the age of 15, 27.48% aged 15 to 29, 40.24% aged 30 to 64, 15.14% aged 65 to 84, and 1.48% were 85 years of age and older.
Racial distribution of Pickens County population: 87.04% are White, 6.39% are Black or African American, 0.12% are American Indian and Alaska Native, 1.77% are Asian, 0.02% are Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander, 1.28% are some other race and 3.38% are multiracial.