Greenville County, South Carolina Population 2023

Greenville County, South Carolina's estimated 2023 population is 547,827 with a growth rate of 1.38% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Greenville County, South Carolina is the largest county in South Carolina. The 2010 population was 451,225 and has seen a growth of 21.41% since that time.

Note: data after 2020 is projected based on recent growth

Greenville County, South Carolina Population 2023

Population by Race

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Other race

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Greenville County, South Carolina Population by Race

Greenville County, South Carolina Population Pyramid 2023

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

63.5

Age Dependency Ratio

25.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Greenville County, South Carolina Sex Ratio

Female265,67951.48%
Male250,44748.52%

Greenville County, South Carolina Population by Age

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

3.12

Average Family Size

2.55

Average Household Size

68.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Greenville County, South Carolina Households and Families

Male

Female

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

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

Greenville County, South Carolina Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 79.64%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 52.76%.

Greenville County, South Carolina Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

$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

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

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

rate

13.59%

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 50% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Greenville County, South Carolina is White, with 8.05% 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

Greenville County, South Carolina Poverty Rate by Education

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

Greenville County, South Carolina Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Greenville County, South Carolina Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

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

male

female

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

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Greenville County, South Carolina Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

28,770

Number of Veterans

26,125

Male Veterans

2,645

Female Veterans

Greenville County, South Carolina Veterans by War

Greenville County, South Carolina Veterans by Age

count

Greenville County, South Carolina Veterans by Race

Greenville County, South Carolina Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

5.01%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.17%

Veteran Disability Rate

Greenville County, South Carolina Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

64.9%

Labor Force Participation

62.2%

Employment Rate

4%

Unemployment Rate

Greenville County, South Carolina Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Greenville County, South Carolina Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Greenville County, South Carolina Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

50.87%

Born in Greenville County, South Carolina

90.03%

Native Born

8.18%

Foreign Born

4.97%

Non Citizen

3.21%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

90.03% of Greenville County, South Carolina residents were born in the United States, with 50.87% having been born in South Carolina. 4.97% 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

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