Piedmont, SC


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Piedmont is a somewhat small town located in the state of South Carolina. With a population of 5,312 people and five constituent neighborhoods, Piedmont is the 76th largest community in South Carolina.

Unlike some towns, Piedmont isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Piedmont are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Piedmont is a town of sales and office workers, service providers, and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Piedmont who work in office and administrative support (22.74%), sales jobs (8.48%), and healthcare (6.05%).

The town is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, Piedmont has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Piedmont a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.

Piedmont 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 rate of college-level education in Piedmont is quite a bit lower than the national average among all cities of 21.84%: just 10.18% of people here over 25 have a bachelor's degree or an advanced degree.

The per capita income in Piedmont in 2010 was $16,080, 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 $64,320 for a family of four.

Piedmont is a somewhat ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Piedmont home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Piedmont residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Piedmont include Irish, German, French , and Scottish.

The most common language spoken in Piedmont is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and African languages.