Pelzer is a tiny town located in the state of South Carolina. With a population of 1,401 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Pelzer is the 268th largest community in South Carolina.
Unlike some towns, Pelzer isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Pelzer are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Pelzer is a town of sales and office workers, service providers, and transportation and shipping workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Pelzer who work in office and administrative support (23.93%), sales jobs (17.32%), and management occupations (7.14%).
One downside of living in Pelzer is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Pelzer, the average commute to work is 30.38 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average. However, it is a pedestrian-friendly town. Many of Pelzer’s neighborhoods are dense enough and have amenities close enough together that people find it feasible to get around on foot.
Pelzer is a small town, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.
The citizens of Pelzer have a very low rate of college education: just 7.51% of people over 25 have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree, compared to a national average of 21.84% for all cities.
The per capita income in Pelzer in 2018 was $19,513, which is lower middle income relative to South Carolina, and low income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $78,052 for a family of four.
The people who call Pelzer home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Pelzer residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Pelzer include German, Irish, English, Scottish, and Scots-Irish.
The most common language spoken in Pelzer is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Greek.