Greenwood County, South Carolina Population 2018

Greenwood County, South Carolina's estimated population is 70,355 with a growth rate of 0.68% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Greenwood County, South Carolina is the 19th largest county in South Carolina.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201770,3554740.68%
201669,881-291-0.41%
201670,1722650.38%
201569,9072670.38%
201469,640-189-0.27%
201369,829-136-0.19%
201269,9651230.18%
201169,8421020.15%
201069,74010,17317.08%
199059,5671,7202.97%
198057,8478,16116.43%
197049,6865,34012.04%
196044,3462,7186.53%
195041,6281,5453.85%
194040,0834,00511.10%
193036,0782870.80%
192035,7911,5664.58%
191034,2255,88220.75%
190028,3430.00%

Greenwood County, South Carolina Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White44,642
Black or African American21,822
Two or More Races1,463
Some Other Race1,330
Asian607
American Indian and Alaska Native17

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

Greenwood 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

Greenwood County, South Carolina Median Age

39.1


Total

38.1


Male

40


Female

Greenwood County, South Carolina Adults

There are 53,669 adults, (11,810 of which are seniors) in Greenwood County, South Carolina.

Greenwood County, South Carolina Age Dependency

66.7

Age Dependency Ratio

28.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Greenwood County, South Carolina Sex Ratio

Female

37,370

53.48%

Male

32,511

46.52%

Greenwood County, South Carolina Households and Families

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

Greenwood County, South Carolina Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married85.4%14.6%
All63%37%
Male55.7%44.3%
Non Family51.1%48.9%
Female36.5%63.5%

63.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Greenwood County, South Carolina Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All26,8062.5263
Married11,1343.0785.4
Non Family9,3811.2451.1
Female4,7463.5436.5
Male1,5453.1555.7

3.1

Average Family Size

2.52

Average Household Size

5.8%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.5%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Greenwood County, South Carolina Households

Greenwood County, South Carolina Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2,8796.17%
9th to 12th Grade5,29711.34%
High School Graduate13,70429.35%
Some College8,82618.90%
Associates Degree4,99510.70%
Bachelors Degree7,44115.94%
Graduate Degree3,5497.60%

Greenwood County, South Carolina Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White30,33426,8398,875
Black13,66210,1931,578
Hispanic1,801618179
Other Race536160110
Multiple Races520483169
Asian438388141
Native American17175

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 32.50%.

Greenwood County, South Carolina Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$28,182$31,808$24,390
Less Than High School$17,445$22,011$14,621
High School Grad$22,006$26,101$19,199
Some College$27,746$35,520$23,960
Bachelors Degree$38,105$41,822$33,152
Graduate Degree$56,131$61,865$47,010

$28,182

Average Earnings

$31,808

Average Male

$24,390

Average Female

Greenwood County, South Carolina Language

Greenwood County, South Carolina Language by Age

Greenwood County, South Carolina Language

93.54% of Greenwood County, South Carolina residents speak only English, while 6.46% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.80% of the population.

Greenwood County, South Carolina Poverty

Greenwood County, South Carolina Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black20,6927,82537.82%
White40,9536,00214.66%
Hispanic3,8732,08453.81%
Multiple1,21047739.42%
Other1,23328923.44%
Asian5798815.20%

24.24%

Overall Poverty Rate

21.29%

Male Poverty Rate

26.89%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Greenwood County, South Carolina

The race most likely to be in poverty in Greenwood County, South Carolina is Hispanic, with 53.81% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Greenwood County, South Carolina is White, with 14.66% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.17%. Among those working part-time, it was 31.74%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 28.23%.

Greenwood County, South Carolina Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School33.09%
High School20.89%
Some College16.88%
Bachelors or Greater6.31%

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

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed59.46%
Male Unemployed45.19%
Female Employed15.50%
Male Employed9.13%

Greenwood County, South Carolina Income

Greenwood County, South Carolina Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$37,631$54,332
Families$48,520$63,308
Married Families$64,720$80,788
Non Families$23,258$35,537

Greenwood County, South Carolina Marital Status

Greenwood County, South Carolina Marital Status

Marriage Rates

42.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

45.8%

Male Marriage Rate

39.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Greenwood County, South Carolina Married by Age and Sex

Greenwood 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 55To64.

Greenwood County, South Carolina Marital Status by Race

Greenwood County, South Carolina Veterans

Greenwood County, South Carolina Veterans by War

4,616

Number of Veterans

4,365

Male Veterans

251

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam1,680
First Gulf War820
Second Gulf War654
Korea488
World War II357

Greenwood County, South Carolina Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
75+1,316
65 to 741,183
35 to 541,065
55 to 64644
18 to 34408

Greenwood County, South Carolina Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White3,54110.02%
Black1,0276.29%
2 or More385.09%
Hispanic281.23%
Other101.28%

Greenwood County, South Carolina Veterans by Education

7.60%

Veteran Poverty Rate

35.79%

Veteran Disability Rate

Greenwood County, South Carolina Employment Status

Greenwood County, South Carolina Employment by Age

58.8%

Labor Force Participation

52.1%

Employment Rate

11.4%

Unemployment Rate

Greenwood County, South Carolina Employment by Race

Greenwood County, South Carolina Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Greenwood County, South Carolina

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Greenwood2324123320790.34%
Ware Shoals 2174218390.41%
Ninety Six20362057211.03%
Hodges15415400.00%
Troy939300.00%
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