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Pickens County, South Carolina; Laurens County, South Carolina; Anderson County, South Carolina; Greenville County, South Carolina

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Table

Pickens County, South Carolina
Laurens County, South Carolina
Anderson County, South Carolina
Greenville County, South Carolina
Population Estimates, July 1 2021, (V2021)
132,229
67,803
206,908
533,834
People
Population
Population Estimates, July 1 2021, (V2021)
132,229
67,803
206,908
533,834
Population estimates base, April 1, 2020, (V2021)
131,404
67,539
203,718
525,534
Population, percent change - April 1, 2020 (estimates base) to July 1, 2021, (V2021)
0.6%
0.4%
1.6%
1.6%
Population, Census, April 1, 2020 131,404 67,539 203,718 525,534
Population, Census, April 1, 2010 119,224 66,537 187,126 451,225
Age and Sex
Persons under 5 years, percent
4.9%
5.9%
5.9%
6.2%
Persons under 18 years, percent
18.6%
21.9%
22.7%
22.9%
Persons 65 years and over, percent
16.7%
18.8%
18.3%
16.1%
Female persons, percent
50.2%
51.7%
51.9%
51.5%
Race and Hispanic Origin
White alone, percent
88.6%
72.0%
80.5%
76.3%
Black or African American alone, percent(a)
7.2%
25.2%
16.3%
18.4%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent(a)
0.3%
0.4%
0.3%
0.5%
Asian alone, percent(a)
2.0%
0.6%
1.0%
2.7%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent(a)
Z
0.1%
Z
0.1%
Two or More Races, percent
1.9%
1.6%
1.8%
2.0%
Hispanic or Latino, percent(b)
3.9%
5.3%
4.0%
9.5%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent
85.2%
67.7%
77.1%
68.0%
Population Characteristics
Veterans, 2016-2020 6,851 4,021 13,569 28,770
Foreign born persons, percent, 2016-2020 3.4% 2.8% 3.0% 8.3%
Housing
Housing units, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 55,596 31,734 89,884 218,206
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2016-2020 68.5% 71.6% 72.6% 68.2%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2016-2020 $159,200 $108,100 $153,600 $197,400
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2016-2020 $1,153 $1,052 $1,123 $1,307
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2016-2020 $347 $335 $336 $377
Median gross rent, 2016-2020 $786 $780 $791 $954
Building permits, 2021 1,030 185 1,425 7,964
Families & Living Arrangements
Households, 2016-2020 48,522 25,555 78,636 198,015
Persons per household, 2016-2020 2.45 2.53 2.51 2.55
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2016-2020 81.9% 85.5% 86.3% 84.4%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2016-2020 4.4% 5.1% 4.4% 12.0%
Computer and Internet Use
Households with a computer, percent, 2016-2020 88.6% 84.7% 89.8% 92.2%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2016-2020 80.5% 76.2% 80.5% 87.1%
Education
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2016-2020 86.2% 82.1% 85.6% 89.1%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2016-2020 26.8% 17.2% 24.1% 36.4%
Health
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2016-2020 10.1% 12.3% 11.5% 9.0%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent
13.2%
14.2%
13.1%
13.3%
Economy
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2016-2020 57.8% 56.2% 60.2% 64.8%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2016-2020 53.5% 53.1% 54.8% 59.5%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 186,941 56,628 272,197 999,853
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 296,686 179,011 928,573 2,261,746
Total manufacturers shipments, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 1,500,765 1,728,181 5,435,031 9,628,087
Total retail sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 1,163,132 412,059 2,189,557 6,380,518
Total retail sales per capita, 2012(c) $9,719 $6,222 $11,563 $13,645
Transportation
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2016-2020 26.7 26.5 25.0 23.4
Income & Poverty
Median household income (in 2020 dollars), 2016-2020 $51,032 $44,374 $53,598 $62,422
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2020 dollars), 2016-2020 $28,382 $23,482 $28,931 $34,430
Persons in poverty, percent
15.3%
18.4%
14.0%
12.1%
Businesses
Businesses
Total employer establishments, 2020 2,102 913 3,860 14,181
Total employment, 2020 26,655 17,653 63,313 249,202
Total annual payroll, 2020 ($1,000) 895,706 701,010 2,927,918 11,768,326
Total employment, percent change, 2019-2020 -1.6% -3.8% 0.2% 1.5%
Total nonemployer establishments, 2018 8,057 3,528 13,025 41,965
All firms, 2012 8,997 3,848 15,115 41,898
Men-owned firms, 2012 5,143 2,247 8,655 23,209
Women-owned firms, 2012 2,855 1,203 4,881 13,867
Minority-owned firms, 2012 747 677 2,363 7,683
Nonminority-owned firms, 2012 7,892 3,027 12,272 32,566
Veteran-owned firms, 2012 850 479 2,099 4,767
Nonveteran-owned firms, 2012 7,544 3,176 11,969 34,638
Geography
Geography
Population per square mile, 2010 240.2 93.2 261.6 574.7
Land area in square miles, 2010 496.41 713.80 715.43 785.12
FIPS Code 45077 45059 45007 45045
Value Notes

Estimates are not comparable to other geographic levels due to methodology differences that may exist between different data sources.

Some estimates presented here come from sample data, and thus have sampling errors that may render some apparent differences between geographies statistically indistinguishable. Click the Quick Info icon to the left of each row in TABLE view to learn about sampling error.

The vintage year (e.g., V2021) refers to the final year of the series (2020 thru 2021). Different vintage years of estimates are not comparable.

Users should exercise caution when comparing 2016-2020 ACS 5-year estimates to other ACS estimates. For more information, please visit the 2020 5-year ACS Comparison Guidance page.

Fact Notes Value Flags

QuickFacts data are derived from: Population Estimates, American Community Survey, Census of Population and Housing, Current Population Survey, Small Area Health Insurance Estimates, Small Area Income and Poverty Estimates, State and County Housing Unit Estimates, County Business Patterns, Nonemployer Statistics, Economic Census, Survey of Business Owners, Building Permits.

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