Greenville, South Carolina

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Population in 2017: 68,219 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: +21.8%
 
Males: 33,263  (48.8%)
Females: 34,956  (51.2%)
Median resident age:

35.9 years
South Carolina median age:

39.4 years

Zip codes: 29609, 29614, 29615.

Greenville Zip Code Map
Estimated median household income in 2017: $52,900 (it was $33,144 in 2000)
Greenville:

$52,900
SC:

$50,570

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $42,207 (it was $23,242 in 2000)

Greenville city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $282,900 (it was $112,500 in 2000)
Greenville:

$282,900
SC:

$161,800

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $348,674; detached houses: $373,499; townhouses or other attached units: $205,325; in 2-unit structures: $717,220; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $205,504; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $247,366; mobile homes: $81,507

Median gross rent in 2017: $904.

March 2019 cost of living index in Greenville: 88.7 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 12.5%
(10.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 28.1% for Black residents, 17.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 33.3% for American Indian residents, 25.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 18.7% for other race residents, 27.0% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Greenville, SC (2017)
    • 42,92264.8%White alone
    • 15,79523.9%Black alone
    • 3,5815.4%Hispanic
    • 1,4612.2%Asian alone
    • 1,2491.9%Two or more races
    • 8001.2%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 1230.2%American Indian alone
    • 730.1%Other race alone

Races in Greenville detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of South Carolina and other state lists, there were 56 registered sex offenders living in Greenville, South Carolina as of June 01, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Greenville is 1,160 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is near the state average.


Crime rates in Greenville by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
5
(8.8)
8
(13.9)
8
(13.9)
2
(3.4)
1
(1.7)
3
(4.8)
5
(8.5)
1
(1.6)
3
(4.9)
2
(3.2)
5
(7.9)
2
(3.0)
4
(5.8)
2
(2.9)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
32
(56.1)
25
(43.4)
26
(45.1)
21
(35.6)
28
(46.4)
20
(32.1)
22
(37.2)
21
(34.5)
35
(57.2)
56
(90.4)
36
(57.1)
33
(50.2)
28
(40.6)
34
(48.8)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
161
(282.2)
141
(245.0)
172
(298.6)
157
(265.9)
160
(265.1)
132
(211.6)
110
(186.2)
104
(170.6)
118
(192.9)
121
(195.4)
86
(136.5)
98
(149.2)
91
(132.0)
74
(106.3)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
458
(802.7)
393
(682.8)
453
(786.5)
412
(697.9)
449
(743.9)
313
(501.9)
348
(588.9)
383
(628.4)
299
(488.7)
323
(521.6)
318
(504.7)
266
(405.0)
292
(423.7)
258
(370.6)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
776
(1,360)
761
(1,322)
643
(1,116)
659
(1,116)
622
(1,031)
597
(957.2)
732
(1,239)
603
(989.3)
666
(1,089)
475
(767.1)
431
(684.0)
366
(557.2)
393
(570.2)
403
(579.0)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
2,710
(4,750)
2,671
(4,641)
2,805
(4,870)
2,681
(4,541)
2,790
(4,623)
2,499
(4,007)
2,540
(4,299)
2,411
(3,956)
2,384
(3,896)
2,214
(3,575)
2,264
(3,593)
2,259
(3,439)
2,281
(3,310)
2,177
(3,128)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
308
(539.8)
330
(573.3)
362
(628.5)
365
(618.2)
262
(434.1)
169
(271.0)
223
(377.4)
209
(342.9)
211
(344.9)
188
(303.6)
215
(341.2)
198
(301.4)
157
(227.8)
230
(330.4)
Arson
(per 100,000)
11
(19.3)
11
(19.1)
5
(8.7)
10
(16.9)
9
(14.9)
7
(11.2)
5
(8.5)
12
(19.7)
6
(9.8)
9
(14.5)
6
(9.5)
10
(15.2)
6
(8.7)
7
(10.1)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)636.0596.6634.0563.8560.5448.1509.2462.6470.8462.7422.4372.7359.0342.9

The City-Data.com crime rate weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Greenville, SC

Crime rate in Greenville detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 244 (200 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.87
South Carolina average:

2.48
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Ancestries: American (10.6%), English (9.3%), German (6.2%), Irish (6.1%), Scotch-Irish (4.9%), Scottish (2.7%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1831

Elevation: 966 feet

Land area: 26.1 square miles.

Population density: 2,617 people per square mile   (average).

Greenville, South Carolina map

4,441 residents are foreign born (2.4% Latin America, 1.6% Europe, 0.8% Asia).

This city:

6.7%
South Carolina:

4.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,682 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,465 (0.5%)

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Charlotte, NC (91.6 miles , pop. 540,828).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (533.8 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Judson, SC (1.6 miles ),
Dunean, SC (1.6 miles ),
City View, SC (1.6 miles ),
Parker, SC (1.8 miles ),
Glendale, SC (1.8 miles ),
Sans Souci, SC (1.9 miles ),
Welcome, SC (2.0 miles ),
Wade Hampton, SC (2.0 miles )

Latitude: 34.84 N, Longitude: 82.39 W

Nickname or alias (official or unofficial): Textile Capital of the World

Daytime population change due to commuting: +65,395 (+95.9%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 20,825 (52.3%)

Area code: 864

Distribution of median household income in Greenville, SC in 2017
Distribution of house value in Greenville, SC in 2017

Property values in Greenville, SC

Greenville satellite photo by USGS

Greenville tourist attractions:

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 45 buildings, average cost: $138,900
  • 1998: 53 buildings, average cost: $116,500
  • 1999: 44 buildings, average cost: $132,700
  • 2000: 86 buildings, average cost: $139,800
  • 2001: 71 buildings, average cost: $189,500
  • 2002: 45 buildings, average cost: $200,300
  • 2003: 176 buildings, average cost: $128,100
  • 2004: 288 buildings, average cost: $138,900
  • 2005: 257 buildings, average cost: $135,300
  • 2006: 296 buildings, average cost: $139,200
  • 2007: 234 buildings, average cost: $137,200
  • 2008: 130 buildings, average cost: $225,000
  • 2009: 55 buildings, average cost: $242,300
  • 2010: 94 buildings, average cost: $216,500
  • 2011: 66 buildings, average cost: $238,000
  • 2012: 126 buildings, average cost: $247,700
  • 2013: 187 buildings, average cost: $261,300
  • 2014: 187 buildings, average cost: $276,700
  • 2015: 252 buildings, average cost: $326,900
  • 2016: 216 buildings, average cost: $357,600
  • 2017: 209 buildings, average cost: $325,200
Number of permits per 10,000 Greenville, SC residents
Average permit cost in Greenville, SC
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

2.8%
South Carolina:

3.3%
Unemployment by year
Historical population in Greenville, SC
Historical housing units in Greenville, SC
Most common industries in Greenville, SC (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (12.7%)
  • Health care (9.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (9.0%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (6.5%)
  • Construction (5.4%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.3%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (3.3%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (9.0%)
  • Educational services (8.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.9%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (7.7%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.3%)
  • Health care (4.2%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.2%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (17.5%)
  • Health care (14.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (10.1%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.3%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.3%)
  • Social assistance (3.2%)
  • Broadcasting & telecommunications (2.6%)
Most common occupations in Greenville, SC (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2017
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.7%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (4.2%)
  • Customer service representatives (3.8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.7%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (3.5%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (2.9%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (2.5%)
Most common occupations for males in 2017
  • Farmers and farm managers (8.2%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (7.9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.9%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (3.7%)
  • Religious workers (3.6%)
  • Physicians and surgeons (3.4%)
  • Engineers (3.2%)
Most common occupations for females in 2017
  • Customer service representatives (5.7%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.4%)
  • Cashiers (3.6%)
  • Registered nurses (3.5%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (3.2%)
  • Postsecondary teachers (3.0%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (2.9%)

Average climate in Greenville, South Carolina

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Greenville, South Carolina environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 61.7. This is better than average.

City:

61.7
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2011 was 0.187. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 1.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.187
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 7.65. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 0.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.65
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.154. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 0.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.154
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 25.0. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 5.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

25.0
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 12.3. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 1.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

12.3
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 6.56. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 0.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.56
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2011 was 0.00369. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 0.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00369
U.S.:

0.00984

Tornado activity:

Greenville-area historical tornado activity is near South Carolina state average. It is 7% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/27/1973, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 5.7 miles away from the Greenville city center injured 40 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 5/5/1989, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 30.5 miles away from the city center killed 2 people and injured 35 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Greenville-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above South Carolina state average. It is 83% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 67.5 miles away from Greenville center
On 11/30/1973 at 07:48:41, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.6 ML) earthquake occurred 110.8 miles away from the city center
On 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.9 (4.4 MB, 4.6 MW, 4.9 LG, Depth: 12.2 mi) earthquake occurred 186.1 miles away from Greenville center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 248.0 miles away from the city center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB) earthquake occurred 186.1 miles away from the city center
On 8/21/1992 at 16:31:55, a magnitude 4.4 (4.1 MB, 4.1 LG, 4.4 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 179.9 miles away from Greenville center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Greenville County (9) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 2, Hurricanes: 2, Ice Storms: 2, Storms: 2, Drought: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Greenville topographic map

Main business address for: SAFETY COMPONENTS INTERNATIONAL INC (MOTOR VEHICLE PARTS & ACCESSORIES), CONSOLIDATED CAPITAL INSTITUTIONAL PROPERTIES (REAL ESTATE), SCANSOURCE INC (WHOLESALE-COMPUTER & PERIPHERAL EQUIPMENT & SOFTWARE), SPAN AMERICA MEDICAL SYSTEMS INC (ORTHOPEDIC, PROSTHETIC & SURGICAL APPLIANCES & SUPPLIES), GREENVILLE FIRST BANCSHARES INC (NATIONAL COMMERCIAL BANKS), SOUTH FINANCIAL GROUP INC (STATE COMMERCIAL BANKS), DATASTREAM SYSTEMS INC (SERVICES-PREPACKAGED SOFTWARE), JPS INDUSTRIES INC (BROADWOVEN FABRIC MILLS, COTTON) and 7 other public companies.

Hospitals in Greenville:

  • ABUNDANT LIFE HOSPICE, INC (250 SOUTH PLEASANTBURG DRIVE SUITE 126)
  • GREENVILLE GENERAL HOSPITAL (provides emergency services, 100 MALLARD ST)
  • GREENVILLE MEMORIAL MEDICAL CENTER (Government - Hospital District or Authority, provides emergency services, 701 GROVE RD)
  • PARKINS II COMM. RES. (518 PICKETT STREET)
  • PATEWOOD MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (Government - Hospital District or Authority, 175 PATEWOOD DRIVE)
  • REGENCY HOSPITAL OF GREENVILLE ("1 ST FRANCIS DRIVE, 4TH FLOOR")
  • RIDGE ROAD COMMUNITY RESIDENCE (1710 RIDGE ROAD)
  • SOUTHERN CARE GRV/SP (6000 PELHAM ROAD SUITE B)
  • ST FRANCIS-DOWNTOWN (Voluntary non-profit - Church, ONE ST FRANCIS DR)
  • VISTACARE OF SOUTH CAROLINA (15 BRENDAN WAY SUITE 100)

Airports and heliports located in Greenville:

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Amtrak station:

GREENVILLE (1120 W. WASHINGTON ST.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.

Colleges/Universities in Greenville:

  • Greenville Technical College (Full-time enrollment: 9,859; Location: 738 S Pleasantburg Dr; Public; Website: www.gvltec.edu)
  • Bob Jones University (Full-time enrollment: 3,308; Location: 1700 Wade Hampton Boulavard; Private, for-profit; Website: www.bju.edu; Offers Doctor's degree)
  • Furman University (Full-time enrollment: 2,988; Location: 3300 Poinsett Highway; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.furman.edu; Offers Master's degree)
  • Strayer University-South Carolina (Full-time enrollment: 1,674; Location: 555 N Pleasantburg Dr Ste 300; Private, for-profit; Website: www.strayer.edu/south-carolina/greenville; Offers Master's degree)
  • Brown Mackie College-Greenville (Full-time enrollment: 838; Location: Two Liberty Square, 75 Beattie Place Ste 100; Private, for-profit; Website: www.brownmackie.edu)
  • ITT Technical Institute-Greenville (Full-time enrollment: 368; Location: Six Independence Pointe; Private, for-profit; Website: www.itt-tech.edu)
  • Virginia College-Greenville (Full-time enrollment: 305; Location: 78 Global Dr Ste 200; Private, for-profit; Website: vc.edu)
  • Kenneth Shuler School of Cosmetology-Greenville (Full-time enrollment: 198; Location: 3528-A Earl E. Morris Jr. Highway; Private, for-profit; Website: kennethshuler.com)
  • Academy of Hair Technology (Full-time enrollment: 112; Location: 3715 E North St Ste F; Private, for-profit; Website: www.hairchamps.com)
  • Salon 496 Barber Academy (Full-time enrollment: 53; Location: 496 S. Pleasantburg Drive; Private, for-profit; Website: salon496.org)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Greenville:

  • North Greenville University (about 16 miles; Tigerville, SC; Full-time enrollment: 2,341)
  • Spartanburg Community College (about 25 miles; Spartanburg, SC; FT enrollment: 4,309)
  • University of South Carolina-Upstate (about 26 miles; Spartanburg, SC; FT enrollment: 4,994)
  • Anderson University (about 27 miles; Anderson, SC; FT enrollment: 2,510)
  • Tri-County Technical College (about 28 miles; Pendleton, SC; FT enrollment: 5,174)
  • Clemson University (about 29 miles; Clemson, SC; FT enrollment: 20,131)
  • Isothermal Community College (about 44 miles; Spindale, NC; FT enrollment: 2,165)

Biggest public high schools in Greenville:

Private high schools in Greenville:

  • BOB JONES ACADEMY (Students: 1,339, Location: 1700 WADE HAMPTON BLVD, Grades: PK-12)
  • ST JOSEPH'S CATHOLIC SCHOOL (Students: 610, Location: 100 SAINT JOSEPHS DR, Grades: 6-12)
  • HAMPTON PARK CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 533, Location: 875 STATE PARK RD, Grades: PK-12)
  • SHANNON FOREST CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 421, Location: 829 GARLINGTON RD, Grades: PK-12)
  • TABERNACLE CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 101, Location: 3931 WHITE HORSE RD, Grades: UG-12)
  • ABUNDANT LIFE CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 95, Location: 630 FARRS BRIDGE RD, Grades: PK-11)

Biggest public elementary/middle schools in Greenville:

Biggest private elementary/middle schools in Greenville:

  • MITCHELL ROAD CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 379, Location: 207 MITCHELL RD, Grades: PK-8)
  • ST MARYS CATHOLIC SCHOOL (Students: 264, Location: 101 HAMPTON AVE, Grades: PK-8)
  • FIRST PRESBYTERIAN ACADEMY (Students: 240, Location: 200 W WASHINGTON ST, Grades: PK-4)
  • MT ZION CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 163, Location: 724 GARLINGTON RD, Grades: PK-8)
  • OUR LADY OF THE ROSARY CATHOLIC ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 147, Location: 2 JAMES DR, Grades: PK-8)
  • ST ANTHONY OF PADUA CATHOLIC SCHOOL (Students: 92, Location: 309 GOWER ST, Grades: PK-6)
  • MONTESSORI SCHOOL OF GREENVILLE (Students: 88, Location: 305 PELHAM RD, Grades: PK-3)
  • HAYNSWORTH SCHOOL (Students: 80, Location: 228 E PARK AVE, Grades: PK-2)
  • CAMPERDOWN ACADEMY (Students: 73, Location: 501 HOWELL RD, Grades: 1-8)
  • CAROLINA PREP (Students: 69, Location: 212 ROPER MOUNTAIN RD EXT, Grades: PK-5)
See full list of schools located in Greenville

Library in Greenville:

  • GREENVILLE COUNTY LIBRARY SYSTEM (Operating income: $11,870,287; Location: 25 HERITAGE GREEN PLACE; 773,631 books; 8 e-books; 65,886 audio materials; 90,778 video materials; 94 local licensed databases; 35 state licensed databases; 1,715 print serial subscriptions; 172 electronic serial subscriptions)

User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • Under FM Radio stations, the first one listed is W247AB (97.3 FM; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: ISOTHERMAL COMMUNITY COLLEGE) ...but, 93.7 is WFBC-FM, as listed below. Also, WORD-Am isn't even listed. It is simulcast with WYRD-AM.
  • Private High Schools: Add Christ Church Episcopal School (291 students; 567 Wenwood Rd., 29607; Grades 9-12) Private Primary & Middle Schools: Add Christ Church Episcopal School (710 students, 245 Cavalier Drive,29607 Grades K-8)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Greenville: Mills Mill (A), Pleasantburg Industrial Park (B), Reedy River Industrial District (C), Greenville Country Club (D), Textile Hall (E), Phillis Wheatley Community Center (F), Memorial Auditorium (G), Greenville County Library (H), Greenville County Jail (I), Greenville County Courthouse (J), Greenville City Hall (K), Charles E Daniel Theatre (L), Greenville City Fire Department (M), Greenville City Fire Department Station 2 (N), Greenville City Fire Department Station 4 (O), Greenville City Fire Department Station 5 (P), Greenville City Fire Department Station 7 (Q), Greenville City Fire Department Station 6 (R), Greenville City Fire Department Station 3 (S). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Field Plaza Shopping Center (1), Stone Plaza Shopping Center (2), Bell Plaza Shopping Center (3), Bell Tower Shopping Center (4), Burns Corner Shopping Center (5), Haywood Mall Shopping Center (6), Lewis Plaza Shopping Center (7), McAlister Square Shopping Center (8), Old Towne Shopping Center (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Main business address in Greenville include: CONSOLIDATED CAPITAL INSTITUTIONAL PROPERTIES (A), GREENVILLE FIRST BANCSHARES INC (B), SOUTH FINANCIAL GROUP INC (C), JPS INDUSTRIES INC (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Greenville include: Christ Church (A), Lowndes Hill Church (B), Triune United Methodist Church (C), Trinity Lutheran Church (D), Townes Street Church of God (E), Third Presbyterian Church (F), Tabernacle Baptist Church (G), Springfield Baptist Church (H), Saint Peters Holy Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Christ Church Cemetery (1), White Oak Cemetery (2), Springwood Cemetery (3), Woodland Memorial Cemetery (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs: Stone Lake (A), Collins Lake Dam (B), Stone Lake (C), Collins Pond (D), Woods Lake (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Richland Creek (A), Long Branch (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Greenville include: Sirrine Stadium (1), Piazza Bergamo (2), Heritage Green (3), Gower Estates Park (4), Watts Park (5), Rockwood Park (6), Reedy River Falls Park (7), Pettigru Street Historic District (8), Meadowbrook Park (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: History Museum of Upcountry South Carolina (540 Buncombe Street) (1), Greenville County Museum of Art (420 College Street) (2), Confederate Museum (15 Boyce Avenue) (3), Greenville Cultural Exchange Center (Museums; 700 Arlington Avenue) (4), Greenville County Historical Society (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 211 East Washington Street) (5), Museum & Gallery at Bob Jones University (Art Museums; 1700 Wade Hampton Boulevard) (6), Amf Star Lanes (Amusement & Theme Parks; 740 South Pleasantburg Drive) (7), Playtime Amusement CO (Amusement & Theme Parks; 210 Shaw Street) (8), Augusta Road Bingo (Amusement & Theme Parks; 5820 Augusta Road) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Hotels: Hampton Inn-Haywood Rd- Greenville- SC (246 Congaree Road) (1), Hampton Inn Greenville Airport- SC (47 Fisherman Lane) (2), Azalea Hill Suites at Verdae (1600 Azalea Hill Drive) (3), Budget Inn (10 Mills Avenue) (4), Extended Stay America - Greenville (3713 Pelham Rd) (5), Days Inn Congaree Road (831 Congaree Road) (6), Fairfield Inn (60 Roper Mountain Road) (7), Quality Inn & Suites (1314 South Pleasantburg Drive) (8), Holiday Inn Greenville (851 Congaree Road) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Courts: Arena Food Court (908 East North) (1), Federal Bureau of Investigation (Bankers Trust Buildi) (2), Family Court - Child Support Information-Automated (301 University Rdg) (3), Greenville County - Probate Court (301 University Rdg) (4), Mauldin City - Municipal Court (5 Butler Avenue) (5), Greenville County - Circuit Court- Clerk of Court Courthouse (Courthouse) (6), Greenville City - Court Municipal- Administration (426 North Main Street) (7), U S Marshals Service - Court Security (300 East Washington Street) (8), Family Court - Clerk of Court (301 University Rdg) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Birthplace of: Jesse Jackson - Civil rights activist, Kevin Garnett - Basketball forward, Jim DeMint - Politician, Terry Taylor - Professional wrestler, John Michael McConnell - Admiral, Jesse Jackson, Jr. - Congressman, Charles Hard Townes - Physicist, Dorothy Allison - Poet, Mike Hunter (boxer) - Boxer, Michael E. Thornton - Navy Medal of Honor recipient.

Greenville County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Greenville that have no violations reported:

  • GREENVILLE WATER SYSTEM (2310001) (Population served: 325,169, Primary Water Source Type: Surface water)
  • LAND O' LAKES CITGO (Serves FL, Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This city:

2.1 people
South Carolina:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

50.1%
Whole state:

67.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

6.0%
Whole state:

6.0%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

People in group quarters in Greenville in 2010:

  • 2,959 people in college/university student housing
  • 1,176 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 396 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 297 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 208 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 55 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 20 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 9 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 9 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers

People in group quarters in Greenville in 2000:

  • 2,652 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 830 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 518 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 244 people in nursing homes
  • 119 people in other group homes
  • 62 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 17 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 14 people in halfway houses
  • 12 people in military disciplinary barracks
  • 12 people in training schools for juvenile delinquents
  • 6 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 6 people in hospices or homes for chronically ill
  • 6 people in religious group quarters
  • 3 people in wards in general hospitals for patients who have no usual home elsewhere
Arena or stadium:
  • Bi-Lo Center. Capacity: 15,951.

Banks with most branches in Greenville (2011 data):

  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: 13 branches. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • Branch Banking and Trust Company: 12 branches. Info updated 2010/03/29: Bank assets: $168,867.6 mil, Deposits: $127,549.5 mil, headquarters in Winston Salem, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1793 total offices, Holding Company: Bb&T Corporation
  • Bank of America, National Association: 11 branches. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • SunTrust Bank: 8 branches. Info updated 2010/05/27: Bank assets: $171,291.7 mil, Deposits: $129,833.2 mil, headquarters in Atlanta, GA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1716 total offices, Holding Company: Suntrust Banks, Inc.
  • TD Bank, National Association: 7 branches. Info updated 2010/10/04: Bank assets: $188,912.6 mil, Deposits: $153,149.8 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, 1314 total offices, Holding Company: Toronto-Dominion Bank, The
  • The Palmetto Bank: Haywood Road Branch, Woodruff Road Branch, Haywood Estates Retirement Branch, Grove Road Branch, At Cascades, at 306 East North Street. Info updated 2011/04/01: Bank assets: $1,204.5 mil, Deposits: $1,066.9 mil, local headquarters, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 34 total offices, Holding Company: Capgen Capital Group V Lp
  • First Citizens Bank and Trust Company, Inc.: Augusta Street Branch, East North Street Branch, Pleasantburg Branch, Cherrydale Branch, Greenville Branch, Laurens Road Office. Info updated 2011/08/24: Bank assets: $8,104.0 mil, Deposits: $6,880.8 mil, headquarters in Columbia, SC, positive income, 197 total offices, Holding Company: First Citizens Bancorporation, Inc.
  • Bank of Travelers Rest: North Pleasantburg Branch, Pelham Ridge Branch, Old Buncombe Road Branch, White Horse Road Branch, Downtown Greenville Office. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $481.2 mil, Deposits: $419.9 mil, headquarters in Travelers Rest, SC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 9 total offices, Holding Company: Travelers Rest Bancshares, Inc.
  • Plantation Federal Bank: Augusta Street Branch, Pelham Road Branch, Roper Mountain Branch. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $486.4 mil, Deposits: $440.5 mil, headquarters in Pawleys Island, SC, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 6 total offices
  • 21 other banks with 34 local branches

For population 15 years and over in Greenville:

Marital status in Greenville, SC
  • Never married: 41.5%
  • Now married: 39.4%
  • Separated: 2.6%
  • Widowed: 4.3%
  • Divorced: 12.2%

For population 25 years and over in Greenville:

  • High school or higher: 90.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 46.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 19.2%
  • Unemployed: 3.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.3 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

12.2
South Carolina average:

11.6

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Greenville
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Greenville, SC (based on Greenville County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant186,955473
Mainline Protestant44,20096
Catholic25,4178
Black Protestant7,75324
Other5,65625
Orthodox1,9303
None179,314-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 86
Here:

2.01 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.99 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 6
Greenville County:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
South Carolina:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 23
Greenville County:

0.54 / 10,000 pop.
South Carolina:

0.85 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 198
Greenville County:

4.63 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.38 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 383
Here:

8.96 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.75 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

8.3%
South Carolina:

10.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Greenville County:

24.4%
South Carolina:

29.4%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Greenville County:

13.7%
State:

13.4%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Greenville:

48.4%
South Carolina:

48.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

45.1%
South Carolina:

45.1%

Average BMI:
Greenville:

28.9
South Carolina:

29.1

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

19.7%
South Carolina:

20.8%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Greenville:

11.6%
State:

11.2%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Greenville:

6.8
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

32.6%
South Carolina:

34.4%

General health condition:
Greenville:

55.1%
South Carolina:

54.9%

Average condition of hearing:
Greenville:

80.3%
State:

79.5%

More about Health and Nutrition of Greenville, SC Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2016)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Water Supply 226$1,059,315$56,2470$0
Firefighters 139$605,687$52,2900$0
Police Protection - Officers 135$674,492$59,9550$0
Parks and Recreation 127$401,860$37,9710$0
Other and Unallocable 110$296,676$32,36562$111,346
Solid Waste Management 57$143,962$30,3080$0
Sewerage 48$178,701$44,6750$0
Transit 48$126,645$31,6610$0
Financial Administration 39$182,438$56,1350$0
Streets and Highways 30$98,819$39,5280$0
Judicial and Legal 26$128,811$59,4510$0
Other Government Administration 15$68,715$54,9720$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 10$47,005$56,4060$0
Health 3$16,404$65,6160$0
Fire - Other 2$12,833$76,9980$0
Police - Other 0$0 106$47,212
Totals for Government 1,015$4,042,363$47,791168$158,558

Greenville government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Construction - Sewerage: $13,289,000 ($194.80)
  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $26,644,000 ($390.57)
    Police Protection: $26,295,000 ($385.45)
    Local Fire Protection: $13,801,000 ($202.30)
    Regular Highways: $9,217,000 ($135.11)
    Parks and Recreation: $7,840,000 ($114.92)
    Housing and Community Development: $6,075,000 ($89.05)
    Sewerage: $6,073,000 ($89.02)
    Financial Administration: $5,522,000 ($80.95)
    Solid Waste Management: $5,023,000 ($73.63)
    Transit Utilities: $4,783,000 ($70.11)
    Libraries: $4,683,000 ($68.65)
    Central Staff Services: $4,058,000 ($59.48)
    Parking Facilities: $2,920,000 ($42.80)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,847,000 ($41.73)
    General Public Buildings: $1,466,000 ($21.49)
    General - Other: $682,000 ($10.00)
    Health - Other: $511,000 ($7.49)
    Natural Resources - Other: $147,000 ($2.15)
  • Employee Retirement - Corporate Stocks: $29,138,000 ($427.12)
    Corporate Bonds: $5,649,000 ($82.81)
    Benefit Payments: $3,625,000 ($53.14)
    Total Cash and Deposits: $1,617,000 ($23.70)
    Withdrawals: $51,000 ($0.75)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $2,067,000 ($30.30)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $11,931,000 ($174.89)
    Libraries: $449,000 ($6.58)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $3,277,000 ($48.04)

Greenville government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Other: $38,398,000 ($562.86)
    Sewerage: $10,258,000 ($150.37)
    Parks and Recreation: $9,703,000 ($142.23)
    Parking Facilities: $7,245,000 ($106.20)
    Solid Waste Management: $2,809,000 ($41.18)
  • Employee Retirement - Local Employee Contribution: $492,000 ($7.21)
    From Other Governments: $225,000 ($3.30)
    Earnings on Investments (calculated): $-40,000 ($-0.59)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $1,000 ($0.01)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $5,386,000 ($78.95)
    Fines and Forfeits: $408,000 ($5.98)
    Rents: $252,000 ($3.69)
    General Revenue - Other: $112,000 ($1.64)
    Sale of Property: $36,000 ($0.53)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $53,636,000 ($786.23)
    Transit Utilities: $4,934,000 ($72.33)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $4,865,000 ($71.31)
    Housing and Community Development: $2,921,000 ($42.82)
  • Tax - Property: $44,027,000 ($645.38)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $26,775,000 ($392.49)
    Public Utilities Sales: $8,142,000 ($119.35)
    Public Utility License: $6,954,000 ($101.94)
    Other License: $1,496,000 ($21.93)
    Other Selective Sales: $265,000 ($3.88)

Greenville government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $170,077,000 ($2493.10)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $139,432,000 ($2043.89)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $30,645,000 ($449.22)

Greenville government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $16,005,000 ($234.61)
  • Employee Retirement - Total Other Securities: $3,722,000 ($54.56)
    Total Federal Securities: $2,406,000 ($35.27)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $99,567,000 ($1459.52)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $21,702,000 ($318.12)

7.16% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($61,881 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.16%
South Carolina average:

7.95%

0.05% of residents moved from foreign countries ($818 average AGI)
Greenville County:

0.05%
South Carolina average:

0.07%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Spartanburg County, SC  0.76% ($48,235 average AGI)
from Anderson County, SC  0.48% ($44,626)
from Pickens County, SC  0.41% ($43,429)


6.07% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($53,594 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.07%
South Carolina average:

6.98%

0.07% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,160 average AGI)
Greenville County:

0.07%
South Carolina average:

0.07%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Spartanburg County, SC  0.98% ($45,807 average AGI)
to Anderson County, SC  0.57% ($46,222)
to Pickens County, SC  0.48% ($48,958)
Businesses in Greenville, SC
NameCountNameCount
ALDI2Journeys1
ALDO1Just Tires3
AMF Bowling1Justice1
AT&T3KFC4
Abercrombie & Fitch1Kincaid1
Academy Sports + Outdoors1Kmart3
Ace Hardware2Knights Inn1
Advance Auto Parts5Kohl's1
Aeropostale1La Quinta2
American Eagle Outfitters2La-Z-Boy1
Ann Taylor2Lane Bryant1
Apple Store1Lane Furniture4
Applebee's3LensCrafters2
Arby's3Little Caesars Pizza6
Ashley Furniture1Long John Silver's1
Audi1Lowe's2
AutoZone4Macy's1
Avenue1Marriott6
BMW1Marshalls1
Bakers1MasterBrand Cabinets10
Banana Republic1McDonald's12
Barnes & Noble2Men's Wearhouse2
Bath & Body Works2Motel 61
Bed Bath & Beyond1Motherhood Maternity3
Best Western1New Balance7
Blockbuster5New York & Co1
Brookstone1Nike15
Budget Car Rental1Nissan1
Buffalo Wild Wings1Office Depot1
Burger King9OfficeMax1
Burlington Coat Factory1Old Navy2
Buybuy BABY1Olive Garden2
CVS12On The Border1
Cache1Outback1
CarMax1Outback Steakhouse1
Casual Male XL1Pac Sun1
Catherines2Panera Bread3
Charlotte Russe1Papa John's Pizza4
Chevrolet1Payless3
Chick-Fil-A8Penske3
Chico's2PetSmart2
Chipotle1Pier 1 Imports1
Chuck E. Cheese's1Pizza Hut5
Church's Chicken3Plato's Closet1
Clarion1Pottery Barn1
Cold Stone Creamery1Publix Super Markets5
Coldwater Creek1Quality2
Comfort Inn3Quiznos3
Costco1RadioShack6
Cracker Barrel1Red Lobster1
Curves5Red Robin1
DHL2Red Roof Inn1
Dairy Queen1Rite Aid6
Days Inn1Rooms To Go2
Decora Cabinetry1Ruby Tuesday3
Dennys1Rue211
Discount Tire2Ryan's Grill2
Domino's Pizza2Ryder Rental & Truck Leasing1
DressBarn2SAS Shoes1
Dressbarn2SONIC Drive-In2
Dunkin Donuts5Sam's Club1
Econo Lodge1Sears3
Express1Shoe Carnival2
Extended Stay America1Sleep Inn1
FedEx51Soma Intimates1
Finish Line1Spencer Gifts1
Firestone Complete Auto Care3Sprint Nextel6
Foot Locker1Staples3
Ford1Starbucks9
GNC5Steak 'n Shake1
GameStop7Studio Plus Deluxe Studios1
Gap1Subaru1
Goodwill4Subway22
Gymboree1T-Mobile13
H&R Block11T.G.I. Driday's1
Hardee's6T.J.Maxx2
Havertys Furniture1Taco Bell5
Haworth1Talbots2
Hawthorn1Target1
Hilton7Tire Kingdom3
Hobby Lobby1Toyota1
Holiday Inn5Toys"R"Us2
Hollister Co.1True Value1
Home Depot3U-Haul9
Honda1UPS49
Hot Topic1Vans3
Hyatt1Verizon Wireless3
Hyundai1Victoria's Secret1
IHOP2Volkswagen1
InTown Suites2Waffle House10
J. Jill1Walgreens8
J.Crew1Walmart3
JCPenney1Wendy's8
Jack In The Box4Westin1
JoS. A. Bank1Whole Foods Market1
Johnny Rockets1Wingate1
Jones New York3YMCA4

Strongest AM radio stations in Greenville:

  • WLFJ (660 AM; daytime; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WCSZ (1070 AM; 50 kW; SANS SOUCI, SC; Owner: WHYZ RADIO, L.P.)
  • WYRD (1330 AM; 5 kW; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: ENTERCOM GREENVILLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • WPCI (1490 AM; 1 kW; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: PAPER CUTTERS, INC.)
  • WMUU (1260 AM; 5 kW; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: WMUU, INC.)
  • WGVL (1440 AM; 5 kW; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WDAB (1580 AM; 5 kW; TRAVELERS REST, SC; Owner: DABNEY-ADAMSON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WBCU (1460 AM; 50 kW; UNION, SC)
  • WTBI (1540 AM; daytime; 10 kW; PICKENS, SC; Owner: TABERNACLE CHRISTIAN SCHOOLS)
  • WELP (1360 AM; 5 kW; EASLEY, SC)
  • WFGW (1010 AM; 50 kW; BLACK MOUNTAIN, NC; Owner: BLUE RIDGE BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WGCR (720 AM; daytime; 10 kW; PISGAH FOREST, NC; Owner: ANCHOR BAPTIST BROADCASTING ASSOCIATION)
  • WRIX (1020 AM; daytime; 10 kW; HOMELAND PARK, SC; Owner: AM 1020 INCORPORATED)

Strongest FM radio stations in Greenville:

  • W247AB (97.3 FM; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: ISOTHERMAL COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • WBZT-FM (96.7 FM; MAULDIN, SC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WMUU-FM (94.5 FM; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: WMUU, INC.)
  • WEPR (90.1 FM; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)
  • WLFJ-FM (89.3 FM; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: RADIO TRAINING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WTBI-FM (91.7 FM; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: TABERNACLE BAPTIST BIBLE COLLEGE)
  • WROQ (101.1 FM; ANDERSON, SC; Owner: OBC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WESC-FM (92.5 FM; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WSPA-FM (98.9 FM; SPARTANBURG, SC; Owner: ENTERCOM GREENVILLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • WFBC-FM (93.7 FM; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: ENTERCOM GREENVILLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • WSSL-FM (100.5 FM; GRAY COURT, SC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WJMZ-FM (107.3 FM; ANDERSON, SC; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WMYI (102.5 FM; HENDERSONVILLE, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WTPT (93.3 FM; FOREST CITY, NC; Owner: UPSTATE BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WOLI (103.9 FM; EASLEY, SC; Owner: ENTERCOM GREENVILLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • WKSF (99.9 FM; ASHEVILLE, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • W218AD (91.5 FM; BREVARD, NC; Owner: WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • W220CD (91.9 FM; ENKA, NC; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • WMIT (106.9 FM; BLACK MOUNTAIN, NC; Owner: BLUE RIDGE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WNCW (88.7 FM; SPINDALE, NC; Owner: ISOTHERMAL COMMUNITY COLLEGE)

TV broadcast stations around Greenville:

  • WBSC-TV (Channel 40; ANDERSON, SC; Owner: ANDERSON (WFBC-TV) LICENSEE, INC.)
  • WNTV (Channel 29; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)
  • WHNS (Channel 21; ASHEVILLE, NC; Owner: MEREDITH CORPORATION)
  • WYFF (Channel 4; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: WYFF HEARST-ARGYLE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WGGS-TV (Channel 16; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: CAROLINA CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WASV-TV (Channel 62; ASHEVILLE, NC; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL BROADCASTING OF SOUTH CAROLINA HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • W50AB (Channel 50; HIAWASSEE, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • WSQY-LP (Channel 66; SPARTANBURG, SC; Owner: ASHEVILLE MEDIA GROUP, LLC)
  • WSPA-TV (Channel 7; SPARTANBURG, SC; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL BROADCASTING OF SO. CAROLINA HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WRET-TV (Channel 49; SPARTANBURG, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)
  • W22AC (Channel 22; HARTWELL & ROYSTON, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • WNEH (Channel 38; GREENWOOD, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)
  • W10AJ (Channel 10; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL BROADCASTING OF SO. CAROLINA HOLDINGS, INC.)

Medal of Honor Recipients

Medal of Honor Recipients born in Greenville: Michael Edwin Thornton, Robert Allen Owens, Robert S. Kennemore.

Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Greenville fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 120Number of bridges
  • 1,339ft / 408mTotal length
  • $13,439,000Total costs
  • 3,410,996Total average daily traffic
  • 322,350Total average daily truck traffic
  • 2,801,352Total future (year 2037) average daily traffic
New bridges in Greenville, SC - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 21910-1919
  • 51920-1929
  • 91930-1939
  • 41940-1949
  • 241950-1959
  • 341960-1969
  • 11970-1979
  • 181980-1989
  • 81990-1999
  • 142000-2009
  • 12010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Greenville, SC
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Greenville)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 1,063 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 24 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Greenville, SC)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 30 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 145 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 252 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 28 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 20 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 673 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Greenville)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 20 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Greenville)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 135 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 15 full and 7 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED194$144,115375$202,6871,238$219,79240$138,7503$2,815,453128$136,1320$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED9$133,09322$217,02685$202,1677$118,1240$012$132,8240$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED30$122,72049$143,453292$185,86922$51,6321$217,63048$134,7760$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN19$140,22548$184,629244$186,92210$120,5671$228,00029$119,1141$85,070
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS4$118,42514$232,25181$226,6130$00$06$207,7430$0

Detailed mortgage data for all 22 tracts in Greenville, SC

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 14 full and 6 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED80$193,94345$193,4110$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED25$228,41513$224,6792$89,695
APPLICATIONS DENIED5$181,6007$168,7400$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN4$135,9935$177,6860$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS3$144,8601$234,0000$0
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Greenville, SC
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Greenville, SC - Value

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 906. The highest number of fires - 1,499 took place in 2010, and the least - 226 in 2002. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in Greenville, SC When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (47.8%), and Outside Fires (33.4%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Greenville, SC
    • 7,35747.8%Structure Fires
    • 5,14533.4%Outside Fires
    • 2,35115.3%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 5413.5%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Greenville, SC

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Greenville, South Carolina:

  • La Quinta Inn, 31 Old Country Rd, Greenville, South Carolina 29607 , Phone: (864) 297-3500, Fax: (864) 458-9818
  • Marriott Greenville, One Parkway E, Greenville, South Carolina 29615 , Phone: (800) 228-9290, Fax: (864) 281-0801
  • Courtyard By Marriott, 70 Orch Park Dr, Greenville, South Carolina 29615 , Phone: (864) 234-0300, Fax: (864) 234-0296
  • Wingate by Wyndham Greenville/Haywood Mall, 246 Congaree Rd, Greenville, South Carolina 29607 , Phone: (864) 288-1200, Fax: (864) 288-5667
  • Hilton Greenville, 45 W Orch Park Dr, Greenville, South Carolina 29615 , Phone: (864) 232-4747, Fax: (864) 235-6248
  • Crowne Plaza Greenville, 851 Congaree Rd, Greenville, South Carolina 29607 , Phone: (864) 297-6300, Fax: (864) 297-5793
  • Best Way Motel, 1304 Poinsett Hwy, Greenville, South Carolina 29609 , Phone: (864) 271-1780, Fax: (864) 271-1780
  • Hawthorn Suites, 48 Mcprice Ct, Greenville, South Carolina 29615 , Phone: (864) 297-0099, Fax: (864) 672-6043
  • 45 other hotels and motels
All 53 fire-safe hotels and motels in Greenville, South Carolina
Most common first names in Greenville, SC among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James2,03170.3 years
William1,50173.0 years
John1,37371.9 years
Mary1,30077.4 years
Robert90370.2 years
Charles74869.8 years
George56974.4 years
Thomas54671.5 years
Annie51579.8 years
Willie51572.1 years
Most common last names in Greenville, SC among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith96773.3 years
Williams59972.3 years
Jones57173.8 years
Brown47773.1 years
Johnson43672.7 years
Davis42874.0 years
Wilson31674.5 years
Moore30374.3 years
Taylor30174.3 years
Thompson25972.9 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Greenville, SC
  • 57.4%Utility gas
  • 38.6%Electricity
  • 1.9%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.7%Wood
  • 0.2%No fuel used
  • 0.1%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Greenville, SC
  • 78.9%Electricity
  • 17.9%Utility gas
  • 1.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.0%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.8%No fuel used
  • 0.3%Wood


Greenville compared to South Carolina state average:

  • Median house value above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.

Greenville on our top lists:

  • #3 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest maximum monthly morning or afternoon humidity (population 50,000+)"
  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 cities that people commute into (largest positive percentage daily daytime population change due to commuting) (population 50,000+)"
  • #24 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest household incomes disparities (population 50,000+)"
  • #25 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in military disciplinary barracks (population 1,000+)"
  • #32 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: information (population 50,000+)"
  • #35 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most mentions on city-data.com forum"
  • #37 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest house values disparities (population 50,000+)"
  • #39 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most local government spending on current operations of parks and recreation per resident (population 10,000+)"
  • #40 on the list of "Top 100 cities with shortest commuting times (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #42 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of police officers per 1000 residents (population 50,000+)"
  • #45 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the smallest sunshine amount differences during a year (population 50,000+)"
  • #46 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: legal occupations (population 50,000+)"
  • #49 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of thefts per 100,000 residents, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data (population 50,000+)"
  • #55 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage population decreases in the 1990s) (population 50,000+)"
  • #58 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of assaults per 100,000 residents, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data (population 50,000+)"
  • #60 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most local government spending on current operations of parking facilities per resident (population 10,000+)"
  • #66 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (population 50,000+)"
  • #68 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (population 50,000+)"
  • #72 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: legal occupations (population 50,000+)"
  • #73 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most full-time park and recreation workers per 1000 residents (population 5,000+)"
  • #8 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest lead air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #22 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest lead air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #27 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Evangelical Protestant adherents"
  • #32 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents that drank alcohol in the past 30 days"
  • #34 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest increase in the number of infant deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
There are 282 pilots and 237 other airmen in this city.
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