Pelion, SC Population, Airports, Hospitals & Zip Codes


Demographics

Population: 553. Estimated population in July 2020: 587 (+6.1% change)
Males: 254 (45.9%), Females: 299 (54.1%)

Lexington County

Zip code: 29123

Median resident age: 34.9 years
Median household income: $42,222
Median house value: $84,800

Races in Pelion:

  • White Non-Hispanic (95.1%)
  • Hispanic (2.2%)
  • Filipino (0.9%)
  • Two or more races (0.9%)
  • Black (0.7%)
  • Other race (0.5%)

Ancestries: United States (27.3%), German (14.8%), Irish (9.2%), English (5.8%), Scotch-Irish (5.2%), Italian (2.2%).

Elevation: 390 feet

Land area: 3.5 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Pelion

  • High school or higher: 86.8%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 16.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.2%
  • Unemployed: 25.2%
  • Mean travel time to work: 30.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Pelion town

  • Never married: 17.8%
  • Now married: 66.2%
  • Separated: 2.7%
  • Widowed: 3.7%
  • Divorced: 9.6%

0.5% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: +280 (+102.6%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Pelion:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Pelion:

  • COLUMBIA METROPOLITAN (about 15 miles; COLUMBIA, SC; Abbreviation: CAE)
  • MC ENTIRE ANGS (about 34 miles; EASTOVER, SC; Abbreviation: MMT)
  • SHAW AFB (about 56 miles; SUMTER, SC; Abbreviation: SSC)
Other public-use airports nearest to Pelion:

  • CORPORATE (about 2 miles; PELION, SC; Abbreviation: 6J0)
  • LEXINGTON COUNTY (about 12 miles; GASTON, SC; Abbreviation: 7J1)
  • COLUMBIA OWENS DOWNTOWN (about 23 miles; COLUMBIA, SC; Abbreviation: CUB)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Pelion:

  • UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH CAROLINA AT COLUMBIA (about 23 miles; COLUMBIA, SC; Full-time enrollment: 19,682)
  • MIDLANDS TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 24 miles; COLUMBIA, SC; Full-time enrollment: 5,958)
  • BENEDICT COLLEGE (about 25 miles; COLUMBIA, SC; Full-time enrollment: 2,880)
  • UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH CAROLINA AT AIKEN (about 35 miles; AIKEN, SC; Full-time enrollment: 2,636)
  • SOUTH CAROLINA STATE UNIVERSITY (about 39 miles; ORANGEBURG, SC; Full-time enrollment: 3,971)
  • AUGUSTA STATE UNIVERSITY (about 57 miles; AUGUSTA, GA; Full-time enrollment: 3,778)
  • AUGUSTA TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 60 miles; AUGUSTA, GA; Full-time enrollment: 2,300)

Schools

Public high school in Pelion:

  • PELION HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 712; Location: 758 MAGNOLIA ST; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Pelion:

  • PELION ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 992; Location: 1202 PINE STREET; Grades: PK – 04)
  • PELION MIDDLE (Students: 890; Location: 758 MAGNOLIA STREET; Grades: 05 – 08)

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