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Pickens is a town in Pickens County, in the Greenville metro area.
It is the county seat.
The community was named after Revolutionary War Gen. Andrew Pickens.
The latitude of Pickens is 34.883N. The longitude is -82.707W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,093 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 3,015.
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9% of Pickens residents report German ancestry, and 12% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Pickens ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Pickens was $16,436, compared with $21,587 nationally.
10% of Pickens residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in Pickens, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $325. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $684.
Libraries in Pickens include Village Branch Library ... View libraries
Pickens County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Pickens political report.
The average commute time for Pickens workers is 23 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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