Pendleton is a very small town located in the state of South Carolina. With a population of 3,285 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Pendleton is the 112th largest community in South Carolina.
Pendleton is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 88.45% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Pendleton is a town of service providers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Pendleton who work in sales jobs (15.46%), office and administrative support (12.47%), and management occupations (9.87%).
Pendleton is also a college town, where lots of students live while attending area colleges. Because of the high percentage of people living in Pendleton enrolled in college, Pendleton has a number of services, amenities and opportunities geared towards the needs and activities of students.
Pendleton 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 population of Pendleton is very well educated relative to most cities and towns in the nation, where the average community has 21.84% of its adult population holding a 4-year degree or higher: 36.52% of adults in Pendleton have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.
The per capita income in Pendleton in 2018 was $25,423, which is upper middle income relative to South Carolina, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $101,692 for a family of four. However, Pendleton contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Pendleton is a very 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 English, Scots-Irish, German, Irish, and European.
The most common language spoken in Pendleton is English. Other important languages spoken here include Italian and Greek.