Central SnackAbility

5
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
3/10
Housing
5
Affordability
4
Diversity
9
Safety
6
Amenities
8
Education
6
Commute
8.5

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Central, South Carolina Info Snack

Central is a town in Pickens County, South Carolina, United States. As of the 2010 census, the population was 5,159, roughly 3,000 of which were considered permanent residents. Contrary to its name, it is not near the center of South Carolina. It received its name from its geographic location, being the halfway or central point between Atlanta and Charlotte along the former Atlanta and Richmond Air-Line Railway line. The primary campus of Southern Wesleyan University is located east of the downtown area.
Population
5,161
Unemployment
10.8%
Poverty
40.8%
Median Home
$106,400
Median Income
$26,623
Median Rent
$659

Rankings for Central in South Carolina

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1

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2

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Population 4,469

3

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Population 1,178

4

Albion, NE
Population 1,561

5

Stromsburg, NE
Population 1,139

6

Geneva, NE
Population 2,115

7

Columbus, NE
Population 22,834

8

Friend, NE
Population 1,186

9

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Population 1,038

10

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Population 1,659

Map Of Central, SC

Population over time in Central

Year Population % Change
2017 5,161 -0.5%
2016 5,187 0.5%
2015 5,160 -0.2%
2014 5,170 0.1%
2013 5,167 1.7%
2012 5,082 1.6%
2011 5,001 2.8%
2010 4,866 -

Crime in Central Per 100k

Crime Central SC USA
Violent Crime 114.5 506.2 382.9
Murder 0.0 7.8 5.3
Robbery 0.0 77.0 98.0
Aggravated Assault 57.3 371.5 248.9
Property Crime 3455.5 3195.9 2362.0
Burglary 229.1 623.1 430.4
Larceny 3111.9 2289.1 1694.0
Car Theft 114.5 283.8 237.4

Race / Ethnicity in Central

White
60.4% (3,118)
African American
15.2% (787)
American Indian
0.2% (8)
Asian
4.3% (223)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.3% (17)
Two Or More
3.4% (176)
Hispanic
16.1% (832)
Race Central SC USA
White 60.4% 63.8% 61.5%
African American 15.2% 27.0% 12.3%
American Indian 0.2% 0.3% 0.7%
Asian 4.3% 1.5% 5.3%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Other 0.3% 0.2% 0.2%
Two Or More 3.4% 1.8% 2.3%
Hispanic 16.1% 5.5% 17.6%

Household Income For Central, South Carolina

Less than $10,000
18.4% (94,962)
$10,000 to $14,999
8.1% (41,804)
$15,000 to $24,999
19.4% (100,123)
$25,000 to $34,999
23.7% (122,315)
$35,000 to $49,999
9.7% (50,061)
$50,000 to $74,999
11.6% (59,867)
$75,000 to $99,999
6.5% (33,546)
$100,000 to $149,999
2.0% (10,322)
$150,000 to $199,999
0.6% (3,096)
$200,000 or more
0.0% (0)
Income Central SC USA
Less than $10,000 18.4% 8.2% 6.7%
$10,000 to $14,999 8.1% 5.8% 4.9%
$15,000 to $24,999 19.4% 11.5% 9.8%
$25,000 to $34,999 23.7% 11.2% 9.5%
$35,000 to $49,999 9.7% 14.3% 13.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 11.6% 18.3% 17.7%
$75,000 to $99,999 6.5% 11.8% 12.3%
$100,000 to $149,999 2.0% 11.5% 14.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 0.6% 3.9% 5.8%
$200,000 or more 0.0% 3.6% 6.3%

Gender in Central

Female
53.4% (2,754)
Male
46.6% (2,406)
Gender Central SC USA
Female 53.4% 51.4% 50.8%
Male 46.6% 48.6% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Central for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
4.5% (233)
9-12th Grade
11.4% (587)
High School / GED
33.4% (1,722)
Some College
16.9% (871)
Associate's Degree
10.5% (543)
Bachelor's Degree
13.6% (700)
Master's Degree
7.7% (398)
Professional Degree
1.4% (72)
Doctorate Degree
0.6% (31)
Education Central SC USA
< 9th Grade 4.5% 4.5% 8.8%
9-12th Grade 11.4% 9.0% 7.2%
High School / GED 33.4% 29.4% 27.3%
Some College 16.9% 20.8% 20.8%
Associate's Degree 10.5% 9.3% 8.3%
Bachelor's Degree 13.6% 17.2% 19.1%
Master's Degree 7.7% 7.3% 8.4%
Professional Degree 1.4% 1.5% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 0.6% 1.1% 1.4%

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