Living in Greenville, SC

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Updated: 2020-03-11

Greenville SnackAbility

7.5
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8/10
Housing
8.5
Affordability
5
Diversity
8.5
Safety
4
Amenities
9
Education
8.5
Commute
9

Greenville, SC Crime Report

3,178
Total Crimes
4,565.6
Total Crimes / 100k People
77.76%
Above National Average

Greenville, SC Cost Of Living

106
Greenville's Overall Cost Of Living
1.1x
Higher Than The National Average

Greenville, South Carolina Info Snack

Greenville (/rinvl/; locally /rinvl/) is the largest city in and the seat of Greenville County, South Carolina, United States. The city's mayor is Knox White, who has been in that position since December 1995. With an estimated population of 67,453 as of 2016, it is the sixth-largest city in the state. The population of the surrounding area was 400,492 as of 2010, making it the third-largest urban area in South Carolina as well as the fastest growing. Greenville is the largest city in the Greenville-Anderson-Mauldin Metropolitan Statistical Area. The MSA had a population of 884,975 in 2016, making it the largest in South Carolina and the third largest in The Carolinas.
Population
65,727
Unemployment
4.8%
Poverty
13.9%
Median Home
$273,100
Median Income
$53,571
Median Rent
$937

Greenville, SC Photos

Rankings for Greenville in South Carolina

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5

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6

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7

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8

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9

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Map Of Greenville, SC

Population over time in Greenville

Year Population % Change
2017 65,727 2.6%
2016 64,061 2.0%
2015 62,776 1.7%
2014 61,734 1.8%
2013 60,670 1.2%
2012 59,944 1.2%
2011 59,261 0.9%
2010 58,741 1.6%
2009 57,821 -
Crime/100k Greenville SC USA
Violent Crime 528.7 488.3 368.9
Murder 2.9 7.7 5.0
Robbery 106.3 69.9 86.2
Aggravated Assault 370.6 362.8 246.8
Property Crime 4036.9 3017.6 2199.5
Burglary 579.0 579.7 376.0
Larceny 3127.5 2156.0 1594.6
Car Theft 330.4 281.9 228.9

Race / Ethnicity in Greenville

White
65.5% (43,081)
African American
25.5% (16,790)
American Indian
0.2% (124)
Asian
2.3% (1,531)
Hawaiian
0.1% (70)
Other
0.1% (61)
Two Or More
1.4% (903)
Hispanic
4.8% (3,167)
Race Greenville SC USA
White 65.5% 63.7% 61.1%
African American 25.5% 26.8% 12.3%
American Indian 0.2% 0.3% 0.7%
Asian 2.3% 1.5% 5.4%
Hawaiian 0.1% 0.1% 0.2%
Other 0.1% 0.2% 0.2%
Two Or More 1.4% 1.9% 2.4%
Hispanic 4.8% 5.6% 17.8%

Household Income For Greenville, South Carolina

Less than $10,000
8.0% (526,510)
$10,000 to $14,999
6.3% (412,936)
$15,000 to $24,999
10.1% (661,566)
$25,000 to $34,999
10.0% (654,710)
$35,000 to $49,999
12.8% (839,583)
$50,000 to $74,999
17.7% (1,165,224)
$75,000 to $99,999
10.3% (677,334)
$100,000 to $149,999
11.2% (732,864)
$150,000 to $199,999
5.0% (329,297)
$200,000 or more
8.7% (572,671)
Income Greenville SC USA
Less than $10,000 8.0% 7.7% 6.3%
$10,000 to $14,999 6.3% 5.5% 4.6%
$15,000 to $24,999 10.1% 10.9% 9.3%
$25,000 to $34,999 10.0% 11.0% 9.3%
$35,000 to $49,999 12.8% 14.0% 12.6%
$50,000 to $74,999 17.7% 18.4% 17.5%
$75,000 to $99,999 10.3% 12.1% 12.5%
$100,000 to $149,999 11.2% 12.1% 14.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 5.0% 4.3% 6.3%
$200,000 or more 8.7% 4.0% 7.0%

Gender in Greenville

Female
51.8% (34,054)
Male
48.2% (31,673)
Gender Greenville SC USA
Female 51.8% 51.5% 50.8%
Male 48.2% 48.5% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Greenville for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
2.0% (1,314)
9-12th Grade
7.0% (4,600)
High School / GED
17.0% (11,173)
Some College
17.0% (11,173)
Associate's Degree
8.0% (5,258)
Bachelor's Degree
29.0% (19,060)
Master's Degree
13.0% (8,544)
Professional Degree
5.0% (3,286)
Doctorate Degree
2.0% (1,314)
Education Greenville SC USA
< 9th Grade 2.0% 4.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 7.0% 9.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 17.0% 29.0% 27.0%
Some College 17.0% 21.0% 21.0%
Associate's Degree 8.0% 10.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 29.0% 17.0% 19.0%
Master's Degree 13.0% 7.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 5.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 2.0% 1.0% 1.0%

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