Greenwood County, South Carolina Population 2020

Greenwood County, South Carolina's estimated population is 71,049 with a growth rate of 0.22% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Greenwood County, South Carolina is the 19th largest county in South Carolina.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202071,0491540.22%
201970,8951540.22%
201870,7411540.22%
201770,5873070.44%
201670,2802700.39%
201570,0103090.44%
201469,701-149-0.21%
201369,850-133-0.19%
201269,9831180.17%
201169,865770.11%
201069,78810,22117.16%
199059,5671,7202.97%
198057,8478,16116.43%
197049,6865,34012.04%
196044,3462,7186.53%
195041,6281,5453.85%
194040,0834,00511.10%
193036,0782870.80%
192035,7911,5664.58%
191034,2255,88220.75%
190028,3430.00%
2020 Growth Rate
0.22%
County Website
Founded
1897
County Seat
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Greenwood County, South Carolina Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White44,84863.83%
Black or African American22,51632.04%
Two or More Races1,3901.98%
Some Other Race8971.28%
Asian5880.84%
American Indian and Alaska Native250.04%
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Greenwood County, South Carolina Population Pyramid 2020

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Greenwood County, South Carolina Median Age

39.4


Total

38.6


Male

39.9


Female

Greenwood County, South Carolina Adults

There are 54,120 adults, (12,435 of whom are seniors) in Greenwood County, South Carolina.

Greenwood County, South Carolina Age Dependency

68.6

Age Dependency Ratio

29.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Greenwood County, South Carolina Sex Ratio

Female

37,711

53.67%

Male

32,553

46.33%

Greenwood County, South Carolina Households and Families

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

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Greenwood County, South Carolina Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married85.5%14.5%
All64.2%35.8%
Male58.6%41.4%
Non Family52.4%47.6%
Female38.4%61.6%

64.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All27,2072.4964.2
Married11,6113.0585.5
Non Family9,1811.2252.4
Female5,0883.3738.4
Male1,3273.1658.6

3.08

Average Family Size

2.49

Average Household Size

4.5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.4%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Greenwood County, South Carolina Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2,7215.78%
9th to 12th Grade4,92510.47%
High School Graduate14,47530.77%
Some College8,34117.73%
Associates Degree5,50911.71%
Bachelors Degree7,20415.31%
Graduate Degree3,8718.23%
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Greenwood County, South Carolina Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White30,64027,4609,214
Black13,76010,5891,302
Hispanic1,831563137
Multiple Races503406119
Other Race502185126
Asian436357195
Native American11116

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 54.55%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,644$34,822$26,652
Less Than High School$21,677$23,014$18,314
High School Grad$26,831$30,516$23,432
Some College$29,126$36,871$25,320
Bachelors Degree$40,869$43,960$35,819
Graduate Degree$57,381$63,101$52,763

$30,644

Average Earnings

$34,822

Average Male

$26,652

Average Female

Greenwood County, South Carolina Language

Greenwood County, South Carolina Language by Age

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Greenwood County, South Carolina Language

94.25% of Greenwood County, South Carolina residents speak only English, while 5.75% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.55% of the population.

Greenwood County, South Carolina Poverty

Greenwood County, South Carolina Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black21,5817,54834.98%
White40,7995,24312.85%
Hispanic4,0042,10352.52%
Multiple1,32568151.40%
Other78528336.05%
Asian55412522.56%
Native251456.00%

22.54%

Overall Poverty Rate

19.04%

Male Poverty Rate

25.66%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Greenwood County, South Carolina

The race most likely to be in poverty in Greenwood County, South Carolina is Native, with 56.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Greenwood County, South Carolina is White, with 12.85% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.52%. Among those working part-time, it was 27.04%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 24.45%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School26.68%
High School19.58%
Some College15.97%
Bachelors or Greater6.72%
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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed45.78%
Male Unemployed34.09%
Female Employed13.73%
Male Employed7.55%

Greenwood County, South Carolina Income

Greenwood County, South Carolina Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$40,982$58,679
Families$52,590$69,500
Married Families$70,829$84,335
Non Families$24,517$36,294
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Greenwood County, South Carolina Marital Status

Greenwood County, South Carolina Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

43.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.0%

Male Marriage Rate

40.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Greenwood County, South Carolina Married by Age and Sex

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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 55-64.

Greenwood County, South Carolina Marital Status by Race

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Greenwood County, South Carolina Veterans

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4,492

Number of Veterans

4,287

Male Veterans

205

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,824
Second Gulf War806
First Gulf War711
Korea428
World War II249
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Age Group Veterans
65 to 741,360
75+1,247
35 to 54881
55 to 64520
18 to 34484
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Name Veterans % of Total
White3,3389.40%
Black1,1236.69%
Hispanic682.95%
2 or More314.61%

Greenwood County, South Carolina Veterans by Education

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9.17%

Veteran Poverty Rate

37.98%

Veteran Disability Rate

Greenwood County, South Carolina Employment Status

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58.5%

Labor Force Participation

53.6%

Employment Rate

8.3%

Unemployment Rate

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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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72.56%

Born in South Carolina

95.84%

Native Born

4.16%

Foreign Born

3.05%

Non Citizen

1.11%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.84% of Greenwood County, South Carolina residents were born in the United States, with 72.56% having been born in South Carolina. 3.05% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

  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