Greenwood County, South Carolina Population 2021

Greenwood County, South Carolina's estimated population is 71,239 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 inSouth Carolina. The 2010 Population was 69,766 and has seen a growth of 2.11% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202171,2392140.30%
202071,0252140.30%
201970,8112140.30%
201870,5971010.14%
201770,4963080.44%
201670,1882260.32%
201569,9622920.42%
201469,670-153-0.22%
201369,823-135-0.19%
201269,9581100.16%
201169,848820.12%
201069,76610,19917.12%
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%
2021 Growth Rate
0.30% (214)
County Website
Founded
1897
County Seat
2010 Population
69,766
Growth Since 2010
2.11% (1,473)
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Greenwood County, South Carolina Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White45,30764.35%
Black or African American22,30531.68%
Two or More Races1,3631.94%
Asian7261.03%
Some Other Race6530.93%
American Indian and Alaska Native570.08%
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Greenwood County, South Carolina Population by Race

Greenwood County, South Carolina Population Pyramid $2021

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Greenwood County, South Carolina Median Age

39.5


Total

38


Male

40.1


Female

Greenwood County, South Carolina Adults

There are 54,241 adults, (12,759 of whom are seniors) in Greenwood County, South Carolina.

Greenwood County, South Carolina Age Dependency

69.7

Age Dependency Ratio

30.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39

Child Dependency Ratio

Greenwood County, South Carolina Sex Ratio

Female

37,692

53.53%

Male

32,719

46.47%

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
Female40.1%59.9%
Male46.2%53.8%
Non Family53.4%46.6%
All64%36%
Married85.8%14.2%

64.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Greenwood County, South Carolina Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All27,6122.4664
Married11,5203.0385.8
Non Family9,4771.2153.4
Female5,2543.340.1
Male1,3613.0246.2

3.04

Average Family Size

2.46

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 Grade2,2994.83%
9th to 12th Grade4,7459.97%
High School Graduate14,53030.53%
Some College8,50717.88%
Associates Degree5,80212.19%
Bachelors Degree7,62416.02%
Graduate Degree4,0838.58%
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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
White30,72627,6199,530
Black14,19911,4911,418
Hispanic1,784600253
Asian534475316
2+ Races39026054
Other Race381211156
Native American3131

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 59.18%.

Greenwood County, South Carolina Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,302$36,413$26,892
Less Than 9th Grade$22,118$23,386$18,421
High School Graduate$28,395$31,661$25,405
Some College$30,625$38,744$25,293
Bachelors Degree$39,083$44,714$33,750
Graduate Degree$55,739$64,961$50,806

$31,302

Average Earnings

$36,413

Average Male

$26,892

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

95.26% of Greenwood County, South Carolina residents speak only English, while 4.74% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.82% 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
Black21,3886,82431.91%
White40,6634,80211.81%
Hispanic4,0731,97648.51%
Multiple1,28673056.77%
Other5898213.92%
Asian704547.67%
Native572645.61%

20.77%

Overall Poverty Rate

17.90%

Male Poverty Rate

23.35%

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 56.77% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Greenwood County, South Carolina is Asian, with 7.67% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.05%. Among those working part-time, it was 24.56%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 24.21%.

Greenwood County, South Carolina Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade26.86%
High School18.41%
Some College13.60%
Bachelors or Greater5.74%

Greenwood County, South Carolina Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed46.46%
Male Unemployed35.32%
Female Employed12.79%
Male Employed6.24%

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$42,336$60,286
Families$54,114$70,608
Married Families$73,629$88,101
Non Families$25,573$38,596
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Income by Household Type

Greenwood County, South Carolina Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

43.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.0%

Male Marriage Rate

39.8%

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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4,162

Number of Veterans

3,904

Male Veterans

258

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,805
Second Gulf War711
First Gulf War604
Korea420
World War II205

Greenwood County, South Carolina Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 741,295
75+1,212
35 to 54698
55 to 64615
18 to 34342

Greenwood County, South Carolina Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White3,2269.01%
Black8985.34%
Hispanic733.17%
Native American2064.52%
2+ Races183.48%

Greenwood County, South Carolina Veterans by Race

Greenwood County, South Carolina Veterans by Education

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9.06%

Veteran Poverty Rate

43.40%

Veteran Disability Rate

Greenwood County, South Carolina Veterans by Education

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58.5%

Labor Force Participation

54.4%

Employment Rate

6.9%

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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71.72%

Born in Greenwood County, South Carolina

95.82%

Native Born

4.18%

Foreign Born

2.74%

Non Citizen

1.44%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.82% of Greenwood County, South Carolina residents were born in the United States, with 71.72% having been born in South Carolina. 2.74% 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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