A Chic Haven of Artistic Spirit and Urban Vibrance.

Welcome to Pendleton

Welcome to Pendleton, where the streets are not just walkable but an ever-unfolding tapestry of art, flair, and sophistication. Imagine casually strolling through an area where every corner has its own form of artistic expression — be it from murals, galleries, or just the fashionable locals passing by. This hip enclave is not only easy on the eyes but also a community on the rise, burgeoning with unique opportunities and experiences waiting to be explored.

What to Love

  • Artistically rich community teeming with flair.
  • Investment-worthy locale with burgeoning market interest.
  • An eclectic mix of culinary and retail treasures.
  • Effervescent social scenes from dawn to dusk.
  • Pendleton Square is the heart and soul of local charm.

Local Lifestyle

Living in Pendleton means your life is centered around the iconic Pendleton Square. This area is the hub of community interaction — a place where local artisans, connoisseurs, and residents merge in a harmonious blend. It's not just a place, it's a lifestyle. The Square is a symbol of the town's unity and the locals' unwavering appreciation for high-quality life experiences, further accentuating the unique blend of historical charm and progressive vision that embodies Pendleton.

Dining and Entertainment

If the idea of an exquisite dining experience piques your interest, then Blue Heron is your culinary sanctuary. From the decor to the cocktails, this establishment infuses art into every corner of its existence. Picture a sumptuous meal in a setting of sheer aesthetic brilliance, where not only your palate but also your soul feels satisfied.
For a more laid-back but equally gratifying culinary experience, look no further than The Village Bakery & Cafe. Its inviting atmosphere makes it the ideal locale for enjoying comfort foods that hit all the right notes. The drink menu is just as impressive, serving up concoctions that can only be described as liquid artistry.
Now, if a cozy yet upscale dining escapade is on your agenda, 1826 Bistro is the epitome of rustic elegance. Think of it as an intimate space where modern culinary expertise meets traditional ambiance — a place where every bite you take feels like a homecoming and a new adventure.
For those who prefer their refreshments in a coffee cup, Brews at the Square is your sanctuary for caffeinated exploration. 

Things to Do

When spring graces the town, it's time for the Spring Jubilee — a must-experience festival that transforms Pendleton Square into a cornucopia of art, food, and entertainment. Picture the streets lined with handcrafted goods, gourmet bites, and live performances, all under the warm embrace of the sun.
Come winter, the Pendleton Christkindlmarkt transports you to a European winter wonderland without needing a passport. The market fills the air with the sweet scent of gingerbread, and you'll find intricately crafted gifts, making it an enchanting experience that will undoubtedly become a yearly tradition.
Welcome to a town that's more than just a place to live; it's a way of life. Welcome to Pendleton.

Overview for Pendleton, SC

6,877 people live in Pendleton, where the median age is 38 and the average individual income is $29,194.95. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


Total Population

38 years

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Around Pendleton, SC

There's plenty to do around Pendleton, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

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Somewhat Bikeable
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Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Your Pie Pizza - Clemson Dockside, Mac Smith's Country Store, and Goober's.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining 4.91 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 3.83 miles 13 reviews 4.9/5 stars
Dining 3.46 miles 9 reviews 4.9/5 stars
Dining 0.33 miles 14 reviews 4.9/5 stars
Dining 3.82 miles 6 reviews 4.8/5 stars
Dining 4.12 miles 50 reviews 4.7/5 stars

Demographics and Employment Data for Pendleton, SC

Pendleton has 2,859 households, with an average household size of 2. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Pendleton do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 6,877 people call Pendleton home. The population density is 312.82 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


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44.6 / 55.4%

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Schools in Pendleton, SC

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The following schools are within or nearby Pendleton. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
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