Pickens employment information

IndexPickensSouth CarolinaNational
Income per capita$19,738$24,222$28,555
Median household income$33,669$45,033$53,482
Median income owner occupied$50,690$55,527$68,142
Median income renter occupied$24,116$27,328$33,219
Median earnings male$15,977$31,966$36,116
Median earnings female$28,613$22,711$25,692
Unemployment rate11.0%6.4%5.8%
Poverty level31.7%18.3%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Pickens is 31% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Pickens is 37% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Pickens is 89% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Pickens is 103% higher than the national average.

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Pickens median earnings by income bracket

Pickens employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry2.5%3.5%
Manufacturing sector22.3%0.0%
Financial & insurance services0.0%9.3%
Wholesale & retail services9.9%13.3%
Public administration8.4%6.0%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities4.2%0.0%
Education, health & social services10.1%29.8%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Six Mile, SC928$59,25011%
Powdersville, SC7,513$47,82911%
Easley, SC20,242$40,45324%
Piedmont, SC5,396$39,86825%
Arial, SC2,739$38,75028%
Pickens, SC3,137$33,66937%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Heyburn, ID3,136$39,66826%
Underwood-Petersville, AL3,139$39,09527%
Fayetteville, PA3,139$45,84014%
Providence, KY3,140$33,84137%
Tallapoosa, GA3,140$35,61433%
Pickens, SC3,137$33,66937%
Source: The Pickens, SC employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.