Greenwood County, South Carolina Population 2024

69,505

Greenwood County, South Carolina's estimated 2024 population is 69,505 with a growth rate of 0.17% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Greenwood County, South Carolina is the 20th largest county in South Carolina. The 2010 population was 69,759 and has seen a growth of -0.36% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202970,1001190.17%
202869,9811190.17%
202769,8621190.17%
202669,7431190.17%
202569,6241190.17%
202469,5051190.17%
202369,3861190.17%
202269,2671190.17%
202169,148-240-0.35%
202069,388-1,575-2.22%
201970,9633300.47%
201870,6331180.17%
201770,5153400.48%
201670,1751830.26%
201569,9923060.44%
201469,686-149-0.21%
201369,835-131-0.19%
201269,9661200.17%
201169,846870.12%
201069,759
199059,5671,7202.97%
198057,8478,16116.43%
197049,6865,34012.04%
196044,3462,7186.53%
195041,6281,5453.85%
194040,0834,00511.1%
193036,0782870.8%
192035,7911,5664.58%
191034,2255,88220.75%
190028,343-41,757-59.57%
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2024 Growth Rate
0.17% (119)
County Website
Greenwood County
County Seat
2020 Population
69,388
Area
455 mi²
Density
153 people/mi²
Growth Since 2020
0.17% (117)
Founded
1897

Greenwood County, South Carolina Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White43,02562.08%
Black or African American21,98931.73%
Two or more races2,6533.83%
Other race1,1181.61%
Asian4710.68%
Native American530.08%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
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White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Other race

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Greenwood County, South Carolina Population by Race

Greenwood County, South Carolina Population Pyramid 2024

Greenwood County, South Carolina Median Age

40.2

Total

39.1

Male

41

Female

Greenwood County, South Carolina Adults

There are 53,810 adults, (13,193 of whom are seniors) in Greenwood County, South Carolina.

Greenwood County, South Carolina Age Dependency

70.6

Age Dependency Ratio

32.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Greenwood County, South Carolina Sex Ratio

Female36,77953.07%
Male32,53046.93%

Greenwood County, South Carolina Population by Age

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

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All27,6402.3965.134.9
Non Family10,9281.1752.747.3
Married10,8493.0587.612.4
Female4,6703.4943.756.3
Male1,1933.3456.943.1
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3.13

Average Family Size

2.39

Average Household Size

65.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Greenwood County, South Carolina Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

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

Greenwood County, South Carolina Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 96.23%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 67.46%.

Greenwood County, South Carolina Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$38,544

Average Earnings

$43,308

Average Male

$35,202

Average Female

Greenwood County, South Carolina Earnings by Educational Attainment

Greenwood County, South Carolina Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Greenwood County, South Carolina Language

94.75% of Greenwood County, South Carolina residents speak only English, while 5.25% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.61% of the population.

Greenwood County, South Carolina Language

Greenwood County, South Carolina Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Black20,9125,54526.52%
White38,9963,92010.05%
Hispanic4,4411,65237.2%
Multiple2,52780231.74%
Other1,08146943.39%
Asian471316.58%
Native53916.98%
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17.34%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.85%

Male Poverty Rate

18.7%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Greenwood County, South Carolina

The race most likely to be in poverty in Greenwood County, South Carolina is Other, with 43.39% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Greenwood County, South Carolina is Asian, with 6.58% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.39%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.09%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.31%.

Greenwood County, South Carolina Poverty

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade25.88%
High School17.33%
Some College9.59%
Bachelors or Greater5.31%
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Greenwood County, South Carolina Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed37.27%
Male Unemployed14.71%
Female Employed6.5%
Male Employed5.24%
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Greenwood County, South Carolina Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Greenwood County, South Carolina Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Greenwood County, South Carolina Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

41.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

46.4%

Male Marriage Rate

36.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Greenwood County, South Carolina Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Greenwood 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.

Greenwood County, South Carolina Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Greenwood County, South Carolina Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

3,895

Number of Veterans

3,482

Male Veterans

413

Female Veterans

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Greenwood County, South Carolina Veterans by War

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Greenwood County, South Carolina Veterans by Age

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Greenwood County, South Carolina Veterans by Race

Greenwood County, South Carolina Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

9.57%

Veteran Poverty Rate

36.52%

Veteran Disability Rate

Greenwood County, South Carolina Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

56.1%

Labor Force Participation

52.9%

Employment Rate

5.5%

Unemployment Rate

Greenwood County, South Carolina Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Greenwood County, South Carolina Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Greenwood 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

73.32%

Born in Greenwood County, South Carolina

96.94%

Native Born

3.06%

Foreign Born

1.97%

Non Citizen

1.09%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.94% of Greenwood County, South Carolina residents were born in the United States, with 73.32% having been born in South Carolina. 1.97% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Greenwood County, South Carolina Place of Birth

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