Greenville County, South Carolina Population 2019

Greenville County, South Carolina's estimated population is 506,837 with a growth rate of 1.56% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Greenville County, South Carolina is the largest county in South Carolina.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2017506,8377,8031.56%
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
White369,073
Black or African American89,372
Asian10,994
Two or More Races10,359
Some Other Race8,798
American Indian and Alaska Native1,372
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander364

Greenville County, South Carolina Population Pyramid 2019

Greenville County, South Carolina Median Age

38


Total

36.9


Male

39


Female

Greenville County, South Carolina Adults

There are 375,331 adults, (71,757 of whom are seniors) in Greenville County, South Carolina.

Greenville County, South Carolina Age Dependency

61.5

Age Dependency Ratio

23.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Greenville County, South Carolina Sex Ratio

Female

252,323

51.46%

Male

238,009

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
Married81.7%18.3%
All66.1%33.9%
Non Family51.8%48.2%
Male50.4%49.6%
Female46.2%53.8%

66.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All185,8372.5866.1
Married93,6573.281.7
Non Family61,9701.2351.8
Female23,5263.4446.2
Male6,6843.3250.4

3.18

Average Family Size

2.58

Average Household Size

4.6%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Greenville County, South Carolina Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade14,6094.42%
9th to 12th Grade27,5278.32%
High School Graduate82,26324.87%
Some College66,01319.96%
Associates Degree30,1429.11%
Bachelors Degree70,02721.17%
Graduate Degree40,22312.16%

Greenville County, South Carolina Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White240,447219,45392,793
Black55,89345,5949,263
Hispanic23,62114,1823,271
Asian7,3956,4333,976
Other Race4,9773,090666
Multiple Races4,0613,4581,116
Native American885716179
Islander1501314

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 91.27%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 53.77%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$36,062$42,707$30,504
Less Than High School$18,817$20,901$15,963
High School Grad$27,731$31,522$23,130
Some College$34,094$42,153$27,586
Bachelors Degree$49,161$66,766$36,669
Graduate Degree$59,091$81,059$47,955

$36,062

Average Earnings

$42,707

Average Male

$30,504

Average Female

Greenville County, South Carolina Language

Greenville County, South Carolina Language by Age

Greenville County, South Carolina Language

88.73% of Greenville County, South Carolina residents speak only English, while 11.27% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 7.76% of the population.

Greenville County, South Carolina Poverty

Greenville County, South Carolina Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White329,85828,5388.65%
Black86,77019,67522.67%
Hispanic42,71013,01130.46%
Other8,5282,65931.18%
Multiple9,8992,11721.39%
Asian10,6801,60515.03%
Native1,32915611.74%
Islander28511841.40%

13.46%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.80%

Male Poverty Rate

15.01%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Greenville County, South Carolina

The race most likely to be in poverty in Greenville County, South Carolina is Islander, with 41.40% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Greenville County, South Carolina is White, with 8.65% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.09%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.69%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.46%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School29.41%
High School14.06%
Some College9.03%
Bachelors or Greater3.25%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed36.43%
Male Unemployed33.48%
Female Employed7.55%
Male Employed5.43%

Greenville County, South Carolina Income

Greenville County, South Carolina Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$53,739$74,160
Families$67,866$87,424
Married Families$80,979$101,539
Non Families$31,069$45,491

Greenville County, South Carolina Marital Status

Greenville County, South Carolina Marital Status

Marriage Rates

50.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.4%

Male Marriage Rate

47.9%

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 Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Greenville County, South Carolina Marital Status by Race

Greenville County, South Carolina Veterans

30,681

Number of Veterans

28,681

Male Veterans

2,000

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam11,209
First Gulf War6,320
Second Gulf War4,681
Korea2,369
World War II1,304

Greenville County, South Carolina Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White25,0588.67%
Black5,0117.63%
Hispanic6422.30%
2 or More2975.91%
Asian1191.45%
Indian11611.32%
Other661.10%
Hawaiian146.33%

Greenville County, South Carolina Veterans by Education

5.85%

Veteran Poverty Rate

26.17%

Veteran Disability Rate

Greenville County, South Carolina Employment Status

63.7%

Labor Force Participation

60.2%

Employment Rate

5.5%

Unemployment Rate

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%
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
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