Greenville County, South Carolina Population 2018

Greenville County, South Carolina's estimated population is 506,837 with a growth rate of 5.11% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Greenville County, South Carolina is the 1st largest county in South Carolina.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2017506,83724,6465.11%
2016482,191-16,843-3.38%
2016499,0348,2181.67%
2015490,8169,1601.90%
2014481,6568,3411.76%
2013473,3156,9891.50%
2012466,3267,1331.55%
2011459,1936,4411.42%
2010452,752132,58541.41%
1990320,16732,25411.20%
1980287,91347,36719.69%
1970240,54630,77014.67%
1960209,77641,62424.75%
1950168,15231,57223.12%
1940136,58019,57116.73%
1930117,00928,51132.22%
192088,49820,12129.43%
191068,37714,88727.83%
190053,4909,18020.72%
189044,3106,81418.17%
188037,49615,23468.43%
187022,2623701.69%
186021,8921,7368.61%
185020,1562,31712.99%
184017,8391,3638.27%
183016,4761,94613.39%
182014,5301,39710.64%
181013,1331,62914.16%
180011,5045,00176.90%
17906,5030.00%

Greenville County, South Carolina Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White366,249
Black or African American88,307
Asian10,315
Two or More Races8,893
Some Other Race6,830
American Indian and Alaska Native1,311
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander286

Race Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey)

Greenville County, South Carolina Population Pyramid 2018

0%2%4%6%8% Male Population0%2%4%6%8% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Greenville County, South Carolina Median Age

37.9


Total

36.8


Male

38.8


Female

Greenville County, South Carolina Adults

There are 368,876 adults, (68,953 of which are seniors) in Greenville County, South Carolina.

Greenville County, South Carolina Age Dependency

60.9

Age Dependency Ratio

23

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Greenville County, South Carolina Sex Ratio

Female

248,138

51.46%

Male

234,053

48.54%

Greenville County, South Carolina Households and Families

Greenville County, South Carolina Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Greenville County, South Carolina Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married81.9%18.1%
All65.7%34.3%
Male54.6%45.4%
Non Family50.3%49.7%
Female45.8%54.2%

65.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Greenville County, South Carolina Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All182,4662.5865.7
Married91,2763.1981.9
Non Family60,2271.2250.3
Female23,7393.4245.8
Male7,2243.3554.6

3.18

Average Family Size

2.58

Average Household Size

4.5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Greenville County, South Carolina Households

Greenville County, South Carolina Education

Greenville County, South Carolina Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade15,2904.71%
9th to 12th Grade27,2558.40%
High School Graduate82,14625.32%
Some College64,57219.90%
Associates Degree28,5258.79%
Bachelors Degree68,37121.07%
Graduate Degree38,32711.81%

Greenville County, South Carolina Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White236,930215,64390,351
Black54,79744,2778,784
Hispanic22,94613,5493,146
Asian6,9676,0433,739
Other Race3,9112,277543
Multiple Races3,2042,767841
Native American847622189
Islander1501357

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 91.02%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 53.67%.

Greenville County, South Carolina Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,563$42,027$29,909
Less Than High School$18,155$20,103$15,134
High School Grad$27,245$31,358$22,630
Some College$32,474$41,943$26,588
Bachelors Degree$48,109$64,623$36,723
Graduate Degree$58,440$80,372$47,819

$35,563

Average Earnings

$42,027

Average Male

$29,909

Average Female

Greenville County, South Carolina Language

Greenville County, South Carolina Language by Age

Greenville County, South Carolina Language

88.85% of Greenville County, South Carolina residents speak only English, while 11.15% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 7.69% of the population.

Greenville County, South Carolina Poverty

Greenville County, South Carolina Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White325,81129,4389.04%
Black85,76721,49725.06%
Hispanic41,28113,09131.71%
Multiple8,5112,28926.89%
Other6,6052,25134.08%
Asian10,0161,48314.81%
Native1,29715411.87%
Islander2042813.73%

14.27%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.77%

Male Poverty Rate

15.67%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Greenville County, South Carolina

The race most likely to be in poverty in Greenville County, South Carolina is Other, with 34.08% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Greenville County, South Carolina is White, with 9.04% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.96%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.00%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.20%.

Greenville County, South Carolina Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School30.67%
High School14.66%
Some College9.68%
Bachelors or Greater2.94%

Greenville County, South Carolina Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed38.29%
Male Unemployed36.17%
Female Employed8.12%
Male Employed5.70%

Greenville County, South Carolina Income

Greenville County, South Carolina Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$51,595$71,260
Families$65,027$84,259
Married Families$78,086$98,634
Non Families$29,651$42,861

Greenville County, South Carolina Marital Status

Greenville County, South Carolina Marital Status

Marriage Rates

50.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.0%

Male Marriage Rate

47.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Greenville County, South Carolina Married by Age and Sex

Greenville County, South Carolina Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45To54.

Greenville County, South Carolina Marital Status by Race

Greenville County, South Carolina Veterans

Greenville County, South Carolina Veterans by War

30,446

Number of Veterans

28,374

Male Veterans

2,072

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam11,310
First Gulf War5,893
Second Gulf War3,858
Korea2,567
World War II1,615

Greenville County, South Carolina Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 748,266
35 to 548,213
75+6,523
55 to 645,476
18 to 341,968

Greenville County, South Carolina Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White25,1658.80%
Black4,6247.15%
Hispanic6662.46%
2 or More2987.48%
Indian13714.21%
Asian1241.61%
Other921.92%
Hawaiian62.88%

Greenville County, South Carolina Veterans by Education

6.24%

Veteran Poverty Rate

25.53%

Veteran Disability Rate

Greenville County, South Carolina Employment Status

Greenville County, South Carolina Employment by Age

63.5%

Labor Force Participation

59.4%

Employment Rate

6.4%

Unemployment Rate

Greenville County, South Carolina Employment by Race

Greenville County, South Carolina Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Greenville County, South Carolina

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Greenville5916567453828814.01%
Greer 2562829000337213.16%
Mauldin231382518820508.86%
Simpsonville1841621314289815.74%
Fountain Inn 7627851388611.62%
Travelers Rest459750534569.92%
Data Sources
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990