Pickens County is a county located in the state of South Carolina. As of 2000, the population is 110,757. Its county seat is Pickens6.
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,326 km˛ (512 mi˛). 1,287 km˛ (497 mi˛) of it is land and 39 km˛ (15 mi˛) of it is water. The total area is 2.92% water.
As of the census2 of 2000, there are 110,757 people, 41,306 households, and 28,459 families residing in the county. The population density is 86/km˛ (223/mi˛). There are 46,000 housing units at an average density of 36/km˛ (93/mi˛). The racial makeup of the county is 90.27% White, 6.82% Black or African American, 0.16% Native American, 1.18% Asian, 0.01% Pacific Islander, 0.70% from other races, and 0.85% from two or more races. 1.70% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.
There are 41,306 households out of which 31.20% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 55.60% are married couples living together, 9.40% have a female householder with no husband present, and 31.10% are non-families. 23.30% of all households are made up of individuals and 8.20% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.50 and the average family size is 2.95.
In the county, the population is spread out with 22.30% under the age of 18, 17.50% from 18 to 24, 27.60% from 25 to 44, 21.20% from 45 to 64, and 11.40% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 33 years. For every 100 females there are 99.60 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 98.20 males.
The median income for a household in the county is $36,214, and the median income for a family is $44,507. Males have a median income of $31,795 versus $22,600 for females. The per capita income for the county is $17,434. 13.70% of the population and 7.80% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 12.20% of those under the age of 18 and 11.70% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.
Cities and towns
- Six Mile