Pacolet, SC Population

Population: 2,690. Estimated population in July 2020: 2,727 (+1.4% change)
Males: 1,263 (47.0%), Females: 1,427 (53.0%)

Spartanburg County

Zip code: 29372

Median resident age: 39.6 years
Median household income: $31,494
Median house value: $61,800

Races in Pacolet:

  • White Non-Hispanic (70.9%)
  • Black (26.2%)
  • Hispanic (1.2%)
  • Two or more races (1.0%)
  • Other Asian (0.5%)

Ancestries: United States (18.0%), English (11.0%), Irish (4.7%), German (3.9%), Scotch-Irish (1.6%), Subsaharan African (1.3%).

Elevation: 780 feet

Land area: 3.0 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Pacolet

  • High school or higher: 68.4%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 6.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.1%
  • Unemployed: 8.7%
  • Mean travel time to work: 28.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Pacolet town

  • Never married: 25.2%
  • Now married: 48.7%
  • Separated: 3.4%
  • Widowed: 13.1%
  • Divorced: 9.5%

0.0% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: +80 (+3.1%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Pacolet:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Pacolet:

  • GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG INTL (about 32 miles; GREER, SC; Abbreviation: GSP)
  • DONALDSON CENTER (about 44 miles; GREENVILLE, SC; Abbreviation: GYH)
  • CHARLOTTE/DOUGLAS INTL (about 61 miles; CHARLOTTE, NC; Abbreviation: CLT)
Other public-use airports nearest to Pacolet:

  • SPARTANBURG DOWNTOWN MEMORIAL (about 14 miles; SPARTANBURG, SC; Abbreviation: SPA)
  • UNION COUNTY, TROY SHELTON FIELD (about 18 miles; UNION, SC; Abbreviation: 35A)
  • SHELBY MUNI (about 27 miles; SHELBY, NC; Abbreviation: EHO)
Amtrak station near Pacolet:

  • 13 miles: SPARTANBURG (290 MAGNOLIA ST.). Services: public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking.

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Pacolet:

  • UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH CAROLINA AT SPARTANBURG (about 15 miles; SPARTANBURG, SC; Full-time enrollment: 3,041)
  • GARDNER-WEBB UNIVERSITY (about 26 miles; BOILING SPRINGS, NC; Full-time enrollment: 2,563)
  • SPARTANBURG TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 28 miles; SPARTANBURG, SC; Full-time enrollment: 2,086)
  • WINTHROP UNIVERSITY (about 41 miles; ROCK HILL, SC; Full-time enrollment: 4,976)
  • GREENVILLE TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 41 miles; GREENVILLE, SC; Full-time enrollment: 6,157)
  • BOB JONES UNIVERSITY (about 42 miles; GREENVILLE, SC; Full-time enrollment: 3,577)
  • FURMAN UNIVERSITY (about 47 miles; GREENVILLE, SC; Full-time enrollment: 2,915)
Public primary/middle schools in Pacolet:

  • PACOLET ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 399; Location: 150 MCDOWELL ST.; Grades: PK – 05)
  • PACOLET MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 228; Location: 850 SUNNY ACRES RD; Grades: 06 – 08)

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