Greer, South Carolina Population 2022

37,266
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Greer is a city located in Greenville County South Carolina. With a 2020 population of 37,266, it is the 14th largest city in South Carolina and the 1202nd largest city in the United States. Greer is currently growing at a rate of 2.70% annually and its population has increased by 5.55% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 35,308 in 2020. Spanning over 25 miles, Greer has a population density of 1,630 people per square mile.

The average household income in Greer is $77,605 with a poverty rate of 8.43%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Greer is 35.1 years, 31.9 years for males, and 38.7 years for females.

Greer Demographics

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

  • White: 69.91%
  • Black or African American: 16.28%
  • Asian: 5.18%
  • Two or more races: 4.48%
  • Other race: 3.42%
  • Native American: 0.74%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Greer, South Carolina is 37,266 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 35,308.

Greer, South Carolina Population 2022

Population by Race

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Greer Population by Race

Greer Population Pyramid 2022

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Greer Median Age

34.9


Total

32.5


Male

37.1


Female

Greer Adults

There are 23,517 adults, (4,099 of whom are seniors) in Greer.

Greer Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

21.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

44.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Greer Sex Ratio

Female

16,165

50.16%

Male

16,064

49.84%

Greer Population by Age

Greer Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Greer Household Types

66.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Greer Households and Families

3.33

Average Family Size

2.7

Average Household Size

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Greer Households by Type

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Greer Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Greer Educational Attainment by Race

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 92.92%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 74.70%.

Greer Educational Attainment by Race

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$41,290

Average Earnings

$50,667

Average Male

$33,839

Average Female

Greer Earnings by Educational Attainment

Greer Language by Age

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Greer Language

77.80% of Greer residents speak only English, while 22.20% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 15.35% of the population.

Greer Language

Greer Poverty by Race

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8.43%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.06%

Male Poverty Rate

9.80%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Greer

The race most likely to be in poverty in Greer is Black, with 16.71% below the poverty level.

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

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.54%. Among those working part-time, it was 9.78%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 15.70%.

Greer Poverty

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Greer Poverty Rate by Education

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Greer Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Greer Income by Household Type

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Income by Household Type

Greer Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

51.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.1%

Male Marriage Rate

48.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Greer Married by Age and Sex

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Greer Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Greer Marital Status by Race

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Greer Marital Status

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1,378

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

Greer Veterans by War

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Greer Veterans by Age

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Greer Veterans by Race

Greer Veterans by Education

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7.25%

Veteran Poverty Rate

23.44%

Veteran Disability Rate

Greer Veterans by Education

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70.3%

Labor Force Participation

67.8%

Employment Rate

3.5%

Unemployment Rate

Greer Employment by Age

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Greer Employment by Race

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Greer 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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47.01%

Born in Greer

83.04%

Native Born

16.96%

Foreign Born

10.35%

Non Citizen

6.61%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

83.04% of Greer residents were born in the United States, with 47.01% having been born in South Carolina. 10.35% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Greer Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected

Greer Population by Year