Greenville County, South Carolina Population 2022

Greenville County, South Carolina's estimated population is 550,305 with a growth rate of 1.65% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Greenville County, South Carolina is the 2nd largest county in South Carolina. The 2010 Population was 452,697 and has seen a growth of 21.56% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
17906,5030.00%
180011,5045,00176.90%
181013,1331,62914.16%
182014,5301,39710.64%
183016,4761,94613.39%
184017,8391,3638.27%
185020,1562,31712.99%
186021,8921,7368.61%
187022,2623701.69%
188037,49615,23468.43%
189044,3106,81418.17%
190053,4909,18020.72%
191068,37714,88727.83%
192088,49820,12129.43%
1930117,00928,51132.22%
1940136,58019,57116.73%
1950168,15231,57223.12%
1960209,77641,62424.75%
1970240,54630,77014.67%
1980287,91347,36719.69%
1990320,16732,25411.20%
2010452,697132,53041.39%
2011458,9166,2191.37%
2012466,0627,1461.56%
2013473,0146,9521.49%
2014481,4858,4711.79%
2015490,9009,4151.96%
2016499,1228,2221.67%
2017506,8317,7091.54%
2018514,6217,7901.54%
2019523,5428,9211.73%
2020532,4638,9211.70%
2021541,3848,9211.68%
2022550,3058,9211.65%
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Greenville County, South Carolina Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White371,47271.97%
Black or African American90,33017.50%
American Indian and Alaska Native2,2600.44%
Asian13,4712.61%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander1,3190.26%
Some Other Race18,4733.58%
Two or More Races18,8013.64%
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Greenville County, South Carolina Population by Race

Greenville County, South Carolina Population Pyramid 2022

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Greenville County, South Carolina Median Age

38.3


Total

37.2


Male

39.3


Female

Greenville County, South Carolina Adults

There are 397,106 adults, (81,392 of whom are seniors) in Greenville County, South Carolina.

Greenville County, South Carolina Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

25.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Greenville County, South Carolina Sex Ratio

Female

265,679

51.48%

Male

250,447

48.52%

Greenville County, South Carolina Population by Age

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

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Greenville County, South Carolina Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married83.8%16.2%
All68.2%31.8%
Male55.6%44.4%
Non Family52.9%47.1%
Female50.3%49.7%

68.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Greenville County, South Carolina Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All198,0152.5568.2
Married99,5583.1683.8
Male8,6023.3155.6
Female24,5663.2550.3
Non Family65,2891.2552.9

3.12

Average Family Size

2.55

Average Household Size

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Greenville County, South Carolina Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade12,5753.57%
9th to 12th Grade25,8167.33%
High School Graduate82,91523.55%
Some College70,12719.92%
Associates Degree32,6759.28%
Bachelors Degree81,35723.10%
Graduate Degree46,65813.25%
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Greenville County, South Carolina Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Greenville County, South Carolina Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Asian8,9688,1055,605
White251,631232,696105,590
2+ Races8,3177,0892,633
Hispanic26,30617,8315,130
Black59,20349,6739,850
Native American1,4921,048226
Other Race9,2205,4311,193
Islander80872014

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 92.48%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 62.50%.

Greenville County, South Carolina Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$40,283$47,176$33,097
Less Than 9th Grade$21,912$25,573$17,588
High School Graduate$30,773$35,822$25,347
Some College$36,883$44,683$29,341
Bachelors Degree$52,796$69,560$41,031
Graduate Degree$63,797$84,973$53,499

$40,283

Average Earnings

$47,176

Average Male

$33,097

Average Female

Greenville County, South Carolina Earnings by Educational Attainment

Greenville County, South Carolina Language by Age

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Greenville County, South Carolina Language

88.03% of Greenville County, South Carolina residents speak only English, while 11.97% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 8.02% of the population.

Greenville County, South Carolina Language

Greenville County, South Carolina Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Islander1,28747436.83%
Black87,77619,70722.45%
Hispanic47,89710,22421.35%
Multiple18,3643,24617.68%
Native2,22924510.99%
Asian13,1249076.91%
White341,08423,5356.90%
Other4,774NaN%

11.24%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.71%

Male Poverty Rate

12.67%

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 36.83% below the poverty level.

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

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.52%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.84%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 17.59%.

Greenville County, South Carolina Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade24.49%
High School12.79%
Some College8.61%
Bachelors or Greater3.23%

Greenville County, South Carolina Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed3.95%
Male Unemployed25.14%
Female Employed6.82%
Female Unemployed35.31%

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

Greenville County, South Carolina Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$62,422$87,315
Families$78,157$103,526
Married Families$91,906$118,792
Non Families$35,754$51,356
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Income by Household Type

Greenville County, South Carolina Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

50.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.6%

Male Marriage Rate

48.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Greenville County, South Carolina Married by Age and Sex

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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

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Greenville County, South Carolina Marital Status

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28,770

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War5,176
First Gulf War6,301
Vietnam10,386
Korea1,979
World War II525

Greenville County, South Carolina Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 342,220
35 to 547,208
55 to 644,880
65 to 747,812
75+6,650

Greenville County, South Carolina Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White23,3047.92%
Black4,5946.73%
Native American20211.93%
Asian1631.63%
Islander18820.91%
Other Race1030.89%
2+ Races2162.16%
Hispanic6552.10%

Greenville County, South Carolina Veterans by Race

Greenville County, South Carolina Veterans by Education

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5.01%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.17%

Veteran Disability Rate

Greenville County, South Carolina Veterans by Education

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64.9%

Labor Force Participation

62.2%

Employment Rate

4%

Unemployment Rate

Greenville County, South Carolina Employment by Age

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Greenville County, South Carolina Employment by Race

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Greenville County, South Carolina 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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51.80%

Born in Greenville County, South Carolina

91.67%

Native Born

8.33%

Foreign Born

5.06%

Non Citizen

3.27%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

91.67% of Greenville County, South Carolina residents were born in the United States, with 51.80% having been born in South Carolina. 5.06% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Greenville County, South Carolina Place of Birth

  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

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