Central is located in northwest South Carolina. Central is between the Pickens, Anderson county. Central has 2.69 square miles of land area and 0.00 square miles of water area. As of 2010-2014, the total Central population is 5,170, which has grown 46.79% since 2000. The population growth rate is much higher than the state average rate of 17.83% and is much higher than the national average rate of 11.61%. Central median household income is $24,581 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 2.98% since 2000. The income growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 21.44% and is much lower than the national average rate of 27.36%. Central median house value is $107,600 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 41.21% since 2000. The house value growth rate is lower than the state average rate of 44.99% and is lower than the national average rate of 46.91%. As a reference, the national Consumer Price Index (CPI) inflation rate for the same period is 26.63%. On average, the public school district that covers Central is much better than the state average in quality. The Central area code is 864.