Piedmont, SC

Piedmont profile

Living in Piedmont

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.

Piedmont is a blue-collar town, with 47.25% of people working in blue-collar occupations, while the average in America is just 27.7%. Overall, Piedmont is a town of production and manufacturing workers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Piedmont who work in office and administrative support (13.44%), management occupations (7.25%), and healthcare (6.19%).

Also of interest is that Piedmont has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

A relatively large number of people in Piedmont telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 10.48% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.

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.

The percentage of adults in Piedmont with college degrees is slightly lower than the national average of 21.84% for all communities. 13.47% of adults in Piedmont have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Piedmont in 2018 was $21,590, 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 $86,360 for a family of four. However, Piedmont contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

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 English, Irish, German, Scottish, and Italian.

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