Greenville, South Carolina Population 2022

73,182
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Greenville is a city located in Greenville County and Spartanburg County South Carolina. With a 2020 population of 73,182, it is the 6th largest city in South Carolina and the 544th largest city in the United States. Greenville is currently growing at a rate of 1.71% annually and its population has increased by 3.48% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 70,720 in 2020. Spanning over 30 miles, Greenville has a population density of 2,469 people per square mile.

The average household income in Greenville is $92,204 with a poverty rate of 12.80%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Greenville is 34.3 years, 33.4 years for males, and 35.1 years for females.

Greenville Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Greenvillewas:

  • White: 67.27%
  • Black or African American: 24.25%
  • Asian: 2.93%
  • Two or more races: 2.71%
  • Other race: 2.16%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.44%
  • Native American: 0.24%
The current population of Greenville, South Carolina is 73,182 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 70,720.

Greenville, South Carolina Population 2022

2021 and 2022 population is estimated by projecting the 2019 numbers.

Greenville Metro Area Population by Year

Population by Race

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Greenville Population by Race

Greenville Population Pyramid 2022

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Greenville Median Age

35


Total

34.4


Male

35.4


Female

Greenville Adults

There are 57,447 adults, (10,029 of whom are seniors) in Greenville.

Greenville Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

21.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

25.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Greenville Sex Ratio

Female

36,584

52.53%

Male

33,064

47.47%

Greenville Population by Age

Greenville Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Greenville Household Types

43.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Greenville Households and Families

2.85

Average Family Size

2.05

Average Household Size

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Greenville Households by Type

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Greenville Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Greenville Educational Attainment by Race

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 98.09%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 80.71%.

Greenville Educational Attainment by Race

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$44,185

Average Earnings

$51,508

Average Male

$38,068

Average Female

Greenville Earnings by Educational Attainment

Greenville Language by Age

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Greenville Language

90.54% of Greenville residents speak only English, while 9.46% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 5.45% of the population.

Greenville Language

Greenville Poverty by Race

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12.80%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.63%

Male Poverty Rate

13.84%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Greenville

The race most likely to be in poverty in Greenville is Native, with 38.75% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Greenville is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.34%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.66%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 25.06%.

Greenville Poverty

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Greenville Poverty Rate by Education

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Greenville Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Greenville Income by Household Type

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Income by Household Type

Greenville Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

38.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

41.3%

Male Marriage Rate

36.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Greenville Married by Age and Sex

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Greenville Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Greenville Marital Status by Race

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Greenville Marital Status

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3,078

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

Greenville Veterans by War

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Greenville Veterans by Age

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Greenville Veterans by Race

Greenville Veterans by Education

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4.86%

Veteran Poverty Rate

15.06%

Veteran Disability Rate

Greenville Veterans by Education

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68.2%

Labor Force Participation

65.8%

Employment Rate

3.3%

Unemployment Rate

Greenville Employment by Age

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Greenville Employment by Race

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Greenville Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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49.95%

Born in Greenville

93.15%

Native Born

6.85%

Foreign Born

4.28%

Non Citizen

2.58%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

93.15% of Greenville residents were born in the United States, with 49.95% having been born in South Carolina. 4.28% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Greenville Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected

Greenville Population by Year