Greenwood County, South Carolina Population 2022

Greenwood County, South Carolina's estimated population is 71,453 with a growth rate of 0.30% 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 69,766 and has seen a growth of 2.42% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
190028,3430.00%
191034,2255,88220.75%
192035,7911,5664.58%
193036,0782870.80%
194040,0834,00511.10%
195041,6281,5453.85%
196044,3462,7186.53%
197049,6865,34012.04%
198057,8478,16116.43%
199059,5671,7202.97%
201069,76610,19917.12%
201169,848820.12%
201269,9581100.16%
201369,823-135-0.19%
201469,670-153-0.22%
201569,9622920.42%
201670,1882260.32%
201770,4963080.44%
201870,5971010.14%
201970,8112140.30%
202071,0252140.30%
202171,2392140.30%
202271,4532140.30%
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Greenwood County, South Carolina Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White45,07963.79%
Black or African American22,82032.29%
American Indian and Alaska Native310.04%
Asian7711.09%
Some Other Race7341.04%
Two or More Races1,2371.75%
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Greenwood County, South Carolina Population by Race

Greenwood County, South Carolina Population Pyramid 2022

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Greenwood County, South Carolina Median Age

39.8


Total

38


Male

40.9


Female

Greenwood County, South Carolina Adults

There are 54,677 adults, (13,153 of whom are seniors) in Greenwood County, South Carolina.

Greenwood County, South Carolina Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

31.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Greenwood County, South Carolina Sex Ratio

Female

37,768

53.44%

Male

32,904

46.56%

Greenwood County, South Carolina Population by Age

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

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Greenwood County, South Carolina Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married85.4%14.6%
All62.3%37.7%
Non Family50.1%49.9%
Male49.7%50.3%
Female37.7%62.3%

62.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Greenwood County, South Carolina Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All27,9772.4362.3
Married11,3413.1185.4
Male1,3383.1749.7
Female4,6213.4337.7
Non Family10,6771.1850.1

3.14

Average Family Size

2.43

Average Household Size

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Greenwood County, South Carolina Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2,0994.37%
9th to 12th Grade4,87610.14%
High School Graduate15,31931.87%
Some College8,06516.78%
Associates Degree6,13012.75%
Bachelors Degree7,59215.79%
Graduate Degree3,9928.30%
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Greenwood County, South Carolina Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Greenwood County, South Carolina Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Asian608525366
Other Race435329163
White30,79927,7509,375
Hispanic1,902782265
Black14,49511,7531,421
2+ Races3331546
Native American2323

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 asian people with a rate of 60.20%.

Greenwood County, South Carolina Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,817$37,768$26,937
Less Than 9th Grade$22,951$24,045$19,346
High School Graduate$27,801$31,068$24,699
Some College$32,319$39,474$26,171
Bachelors Degree$39,379$47,429$33,671
Graduate Degree$54,934$67,895$46,552

$31,817

Average Earnings

$37,768

Average Male

$26,937

Average Female

Greenwood County, South Carolina Earnings by Educational Attainment

Greenwood County, South Carolina Language by Age

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Greenwood County, South Carolina Language

94.81% of Greenwood County, South Carolina residents speak only English, while 5.19% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.12% of the population.

Greenwood County, South Carolina Language

Greenwood County, South Carolina Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Multiple1,10783875.70%
Hispanic4,2342,31054.56%
Black21,8375,84026.74%
Native31825.81%
White40,4924,64811.48%
Asian769749.62%
Other186NaN%

19.44%

Overall Poverty Rate

17.20%

Male Poverty Rate

21.47%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Greenwood County, South Carolina

The race most likely to be in poverty in Greenwood County, South Carolina is Multiple, with 75.70% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Greenwood 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 4.56%. Among those working part-time, it was 23.26%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.15%.

Greenwood County, South Carolina Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade26.64%
High School15.57%
Some College12.85%
Bachelors or Greater5.63%

Greenwood County, South Carolina Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed5.76%
Male Unemployed22.68%
Female Employed10.77%
Female Unemployed35.36%

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

Greenwood County, South Carolina Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$41,081$62,824
Families$55,000$76,931
Married Families$74,908$89,815
Non Families$25,495$38,791
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Income by Household Type

Greenwood County, South Carolina Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

42.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.6%

Male Marriage Rate

37.8%

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 45-54.

Greenwood County, South Carolina Marital Status by Race

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Greenwood County, South Carolina Marital Status

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3,826

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War618
First Gulf War547
Vietnam1,659
Korea338
World War II131

Greenwood County, South Carolina Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34189
35 to 54660
55 to 64643
65 to 741,132
75+1,202

Greenwood County, South Carolina Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White3,0008.36%
Black7904.60%
Native American23100.00%
2+ Races133.43%
Hispanic652.70%

Greenwood County, South Carolina Veterans by Race

Greenwood County, South Carolina Veterans by Education

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10.44%

Veteran Poverty Rate

42.95%

Veteran Disability Rate

Greenwood County, South Carolina Veterans by Education

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56.2%

Labor Force Participation

52.7%

Employment Rate

6.1%

Unemployment Rate

Greenwood County, South Carolina Employment by Age

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Greenwood County, South Carolina Employment by Race

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Greenwood 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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71.84%

Born in Greenwood County, South Carolina

95.33%

Native Born

4.67%

Foreign Born

3.30%

Non Citizen

1.37%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.33% of Greenwood County, South Carolina residents were born in the United States, with 71.84% having been born in South Carolina. 3.30% 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

  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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