Pendleton is a very small town located in the state of South Carolina. With a population of 3,152 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Pendleton is the 112th largest community in South Carolina.
Pendleton is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 85.40% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Pendleton is a town of professionals, sales and office workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Pendleton who work in office and administrative support (17.81%), teaching (17.05%), and healthcare suport services (11.22%).
As is often the case in a small town, Pendleton doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
The population of Pendleton overall has a level of education that is slightly above the US average for all US cities and towns of 21.84%. Of adults 25 and older in Pendleton, 21.54% have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Pendleton in 2010 was $18,609, which is middle income relative to South Carolina, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $74,436 for a family of four. Pendleton also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 32.35% of its population below the federal poverty line.
Pendleton is an extremely ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Pendleton home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Pendleton residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Pendleton include German, English, Scots-Irish, and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Pendleton is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Chinese.