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  5. Diversity
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  6. Jobs
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  7. Weather
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Pickens County is located in South Carolina with a population of 124,029. In Pickens County, most residents own their homes. Many young professionals live in Pickens County and residents tend to be conservative.

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Real Estate

Median Home Value
$147,700
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$768
National
$1,062
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    33%
  • Own
    67%
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Crime & Safety

Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    292.5
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    2
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    36.6
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    40.6
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    503.7
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    3,714.6
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    257.9
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
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Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    10%
  • 10-17 years
    9%
  • 18-24 years
    18%
  • 25-34 years
    12%
  • 35-44 years
    11%
  • 45-54 years
    12%
  • 55-64 years
    12%
  • 65+ years
    16%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    11%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    15%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    30%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    29%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    15%
    national  12%

Working in Pickens County

Jobs
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Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$49,573
National
$62,843

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