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Population in 2012: 60,709 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +8.4%
 

Males: 29,849  (49.2%)
Females: 30,860  (50.8%)

Median resident age:  34.6 years
South Carolina median age:  37.2 years

Zip codes: 29609, 29614, 29615.

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Estimated median household income in 2012: $40,023 (it was $33,144 in 2000)
Greenville:

$40,023
SC:

$43,107
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $30,394

Greenville city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $204,772 (it was $112,500 in 2000)
Greenville:

$204,772
SC:

$135,500
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $269,280; Detached houses: $279,185; Townhouses or other attached units: $171,717; In 2-unit structures: $151,170; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $257,248; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $442,540; Mobile homes: $43,027

Median gross rent in 2012: $736.

Recent home sales, real estate maps, and home value estimator for zip codes: 29601, 29607, 29609.

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  • White alone - 35,836 (60.5%)
  • Black alone - 18,542 (31.3%)
  • Hispanic - 2,699 (4.6%)
  • Asian alone - 871 (1.5%)
  • Two or more races - 866 (1.5%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 170 (0.3%)
  • Other race alone - 193 (0.3%)
  • American Indian alone - 84 (0.1%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Greenville: 88.9 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: English (11.3%), German (10.2%), United States (9.5%), Irish (8.0%), Scotch-Irish (3.5%), Scottish (2.6%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1831

Elevation: 966 feet

Land area: 26.1 square miles.

Population density: 2,329 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Greenville:

  • High school or higher: 85.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 41.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 15.9%
  • Unemployed: 11.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 16.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Greenville city:

  • Never married: 42.0%
  • Now married: 36.9%
  • Separated: 3.9%
  • Widowed: 6.0%
  • Divorced: 11.3%

3,894 residents are foreign born (1.3% Europe, 0.9% Asia).

This city:  6.6%
South Carolina:  4.7%



According to our research of South Carolina and other state lists there were 404 registered sex offenders living in Greenville, South Carolina as of September 18, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Greenville to the number of sex offenders is 150 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,369 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,071 (0.6%)

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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 ).

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

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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: +60,725 (+102.5%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 15,781 (55.5%)

Area code: 864

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Crime rates in Greenville by Year
Type 2000 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 792658821351
per 100,000 11.915.73.510.68.813.913.93.41.74.88.51.6
Rapes 534533343225262128202221
per 100,000 90.378.558.260.156.143.445.135.646.432.137.234.5
Robberies 230172106128161141172157160132110104
per 100,000 391.7300.0186.9226.1282.2245.0298.6265.9265.1211.6186.2170.6
Assaults 555446430470458393453412449313348383
per 100,000 945.1777.9758.0830.2802.7682.8786.5697.9743.9501.9588.9628.4
Burglaries 808622781739776761643659622597732603
per 100,000 1376.01084.91376.71305.41360.11322.21116.41116.21030.6957.21238.8989.3
Thefts 3,5633,0753,1923,1362,7102,6712,8052,6812,7902,4992,5402,411
per 100,000 6067.75363.65626.95539.44749.74640.64870.24541.14622.64006.94298.63955.5
Auto thefts 303283291316308330362365262169223209
per 100,000 516.0493.6513.0558.2539.8573.3628.5618.2434.1271.0377.4342.9
Arson 1071316111151097512
per 100,000 17.012.222.928.319.319.18.716.914.911.28.519.7
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 298.7) 661.4565.9527.0558.2537.3504.1535.7476.4473.6378.6430.2390.8

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 223 (181 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.97
South Carolina average:

2.36

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Greenville, South Carolina accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

6.4%
South Carolina:

8.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -2,785 (-4.7%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (15%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (10%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Construction (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Health care and social assistance (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (21%)
  • Educational services (18%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (3%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (3%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (3%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Greenville-area historical tornado activity is slightly above South Carolina state average. It is 59% 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 near South Carolina state average. It is 86% 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 the city center
On 8/25/2005 at 03:09:42, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 MW, Depth: 5.0 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 75.4 miles away from Greenville center
On 3/18/2003 at 06:04:24, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 84.9 miles away from the city center
On 12/7/2007 at 11:07:03, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 30.6 miles away from the city center
On 1/3/1992 at 04:21:22, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 MD, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 62.3 miles away from Greenville center
On 6/16/2006 at 00:57:27, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 2.9 mi) earthquake occurred 66.5 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Greenville County (5) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Ice Storms: 2, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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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.

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

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/medical centers in Greenville:

  • DSI GREENVILLE RENAL CENTER (Dialysis Facility, 3 BUTTERNUT DRIVE SUITE A)
  • DSI HOME DIALYSIS PLEASANTBURG (Dialysis Facility, 110 CHALMERS ROAD, SUITE D)
  • DSI PLEASANTBURG DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, 110 CHALMERS DR STE C)
  • RCG GREENVILLE DIALYSIS CENTER (Dialysis Facility, 605 S ACADEMY STREET)
  • UPSTATE DIALYSIS CENTER (Dialysis Facility, 308 MILLS AVE)
  • CAROLINA HOME HEALTH CARE (Home Health Center, 430 ROPER MOUNTAIN ROAD SUITE E-1)
  • GREENVILLE HOSPITAL SYSTEM HHA (Home Health Center, 255 ENTERPRISE BLVD SUITE 120)
  • GREENVILLE HOSPITAL SYSTEM HOSPICE HHA (Home Health Center, 701 GROVE RD)
  • INTERIM HEALTHCARE GREENVILLE (Home Health Center, 16 HYLAND ROAD)
  • MATRIA HEALTH CARE PIEDMONT (Home Health Center, 25 WOODS LAKE ROAD, SUITE 505)
  • ST FRANCIS HOME CARE (Home Health Center, 131 COMMONWEALTH DRIVE, SUITE 230)
  • ABUNDANT LIFE HOSPICE, INC (Hospital, 250 SOUTH PLEASANTBURG DRIVE SUITE 126)
  • GREENVILLE GENERAL HOSPITAL (Hospital, provides emergency services, 100 MALLARD ST)
  • GREENVILLE MEMORIAL MEDICAL CENTER (Acute Care Hospitals,Government - Hospital District or Authority, provides emergency services, 701 GROVE RD)
  • PARKINS II COMM. RES. (Hospital, 518 PICKETT STREET)
  • PATEWOOD MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (Acute Care Hospitals,Government - Hospital District or Authority, 175 PATEWOOD DRIVE)
  • REGENCY HOSPITAL OF GREENVILLE (Hospital, "1 ST FRANCIS DRIVE, 4TH FLOOR")
  • RIDGE ROAD COMMUNITY RESIDENCE (Hospital, 1710 RIDGE ROAD)
  • SOUTHERN CARE GRV/SP (Hospital, 6000 PELHAM ROAD SUITE B)
  • ST FRANCIS-DOWNTOWN (Acute Care Hospitals,Voluntary non-profit - Church, ONE ST FRANCIS DR)
  • VISTACARE OF SOUTH CAROLINA (Hospital, 15 BRENDAN WAY SUITE 100)
  • EMERITUS AT GREENVILLE (Nursing Home, 1306 PELHAM RD)
  • GLORIFIED HEALTH AND REHAB OF GREENVILLE, LLC (Nursing Home, 8 NORTH TEXAS AVENUE)
  • GREENVILLE MEM MED CTR SUBACUT (Nursing Home, 701 GROVE RD)
  • GREENVILLE MEMORIAL MEDICAL CENTER SUBACUTE (Nursing Home, 701 GROVE RD.)
  • LAUREL BAYE HEALTHCARE GREENVILLE (Nursing Home, 661 RUTHERFORD RD)
  • LINVILLE COURT AT THE CASCADES VERDAE (Nursing Home, 30 SPRINGCREST COURT)
  • MAGNOLIA MANOR - GREENVILLE (Nursing Home, 411 ANSEL ST)
  • MAGNOLIA PLACE - GREENVILLE (Nursing Home, 35 SOUTHPOINT DRIVE)
  • NHC HEALTHCARE - MAULDIN (Nursing Home, 850 E. BUTLER RD.)
  • NHE/GREENVILLE (Nursing Home, 411 ANSEL ST)
  • OAKMONT EAST NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, 601 SULPHUR SPRINGS ROAD)
  • OMEGA HEALTH AND REHAB OF GREENVILLE, LLC (Nursing Home, 809 LAURENS ROAD)
  • PIEDMONT NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, 809 LAURENS ROAD)
  • ROLLING GREEN VILLAGE (Nursing Home, 1 HOKE SMITH BOULEVARD)
  • THE ARBORETUM AT THE WOODLANDS (Nursing Home, 50 ARBORTEUM WAY)

Political contributions by individuals in Greenville, SC

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: 6,910; Location: 620 S Pleasantburg Dr; Public; Website: www.gvltec.edu)
  • Bob Jones University (FT enrollment: 3,701; Location: 1700 Wade Hampton Boulavard; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.bju.edu; Offers Doctor's degree)
  • Furman University (FT enrollment: 2,673; Location: 3300 Poinsett Highway; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.furman.edu; Offers Master's degree)
  • Virginia College-Greenville (FT enrollment: 726; Location: 78 Global Dr-Ste 200; Private, for-profit; Website: vc.edu)
  • ITT Technical Institute-Greenville (FT enrollment: 581; Location: Six Independence Pointe; Private, for-profit; Website: www.itt-tech.edu)
  • Brown Mackie College-Greenville (FT enrollment: 174; Location: 75 Beattie Place Ste 100; Private, for-profit)
  • Academy of Hair Technology (FT enrollment: 121; Location: 3715 E North St Ste F; Private, for-profit; Website: www.hairchamps.com)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Greenville:

  • Southern Wesleyan University (about 24 miles; Central, SC; Full-time enrollment: 2,354)
  • Spartanburg Community College (about 24 miles; Spartanburg, SC; FT enrollment: 3,076)
  • University of South Carolina-Upstate (about 26 miles; Spartanburg, SC; FT enrollment: 4,162)
  • Clemson University (about 28 miles; Clemson, SC; FT enrollment: 16,837)
  • Tri-County Technical College (about 28 miles; Pendleton, SC; FT enrollment: 4,064)
  • Limestone College (about 45 miles; Gaffney, SC; FT enrollment: 2,200)
  • Lander University (about 47 miles; Greenwood, SC; FT enrollment: 2,603)

Public high schools in Greenville:

Private high schools in Greenville:

  • CHRIST CHURCH EPISCOPAL SCHOOL (Students: 1,010; Location: 245 CAVALIER DR; Grades: T1 - 12)
  • HAMPTON PARK CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 756; Location: 875 STATE PARK RD; Grades: PK - 12)
  • SHANNON FOREST CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 570; Location: 829 GARLINGTON RD; Grades: PK - 12)
  • ST JOSEPH'S CATHOLIC SCHOOL (Students: 507; Location: 100 SAINT JOSEPHS DR; Grades: 6 - 12)
  • BOB JONES ACADEMY (Students: 492; Location: 1700 WADE HAMPTON BLVD; Grades: 9 - 12)
  • TABERNACLE CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 174; Location: 3931 WHITE HORSE RD; Grades: PK - 12)
  • HARBOR CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 20; Location: 26 2ND ST WOODSIDE; Grades: 6 - 12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Greenville:

  • BECK ACADEMY (Students: 1084; Location: 901 Woodruff Road; Grades: 6-8)
  • LEAD ACADEMY (Students: 79; Location: 80 Byrdland Drive; Grades: 5-6)

Biggest private elementary/middle schools in Greenville:

  • BOB JONES ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 763; Location: 455 WHITE OAK DR; Grades: PK - 6)
  • MITCHELL ROAD CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 422; Location: 207 MITCHELL RD; Grades: PK - 8)
  • ST MARYS SCHOOL (Students: 293; Location: 101 HAMPTON AVE; Grades: PK - 8)
  • MT ZION CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 266; Location: 724 GARLINGTON RD; Grades: PK - 8)
  • BOB JONES JR HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 223; Location: 1700 WADE HAMPTON BLVD; Grades: 7 - 8)
  • FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH KINDERGARTEN (Students: 215; Location: 847 CLEVELAND ST; Grades: PK - KG)
  • OUR LADY OF THE ROSARY CATHOLIC ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 213; Location: 2 JAMES DR; Grades: KG - 8)
  • FIRST PRESBYTERIAN ACADEMY (Students: 209; Location: 200 W WASHINGTON ST; Grades: PK - 1)
  • WESTMINSTER CHURCH SCHOOL (Students: 202; Location: 2310 AUGUSTA ST; Grades: PK - KG)
  • CHRIST CHURCH EPISCOPAL PRESCHOOL (Students: 181; Location: 121 BROADUS AVE; Grades: PK - KG)
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)

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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

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

 
Greenville County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI  SO2 Ozone  PM10 PM2.5 Pb  CO  NO2

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 34.2. This is about average.
City:

34.2
U.S.:

32.0
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 0.598. This is significantly better than average. There were 26 monitors within city limits.
City:

0.598
U.S.:

2.433
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 28.6. This is about average. There were 10 monitors within city limits.
City:

28.6
U.S.:

28.3
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2009 was 16.6. This is significantly better than average. There were 27 monitors within city limits.
City:

16.6
U.S.:

24.2
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 10.4. This is about average. There were 30 monitors within city limits.
City:

10.4
U.S.:

9.6
Lead (Pb) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 0.00025. This is significantly better than average. There were 22 monitors within city limits.
City:

0.00025
U.S.:

0.02218
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.245. This is better than average. There were 20 monitors within city limits.
City:

0.245
U.S.:

0.334
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 4.26. This is significantly better than average. There were 33 monitors within city limits.
City:

4.26
U.S.:

9.39

Drinking water stations with addresses in Greenville and their reported violations in the past:

GREENVILLE WATER SYSTEM (Population served: 337701, Surface_water):
Past health violations:
  • WQP Entry Point Non-Compliance - Between JUL-2005 and SEP-2005, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-20-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-20-2005), St Public Notif received (JUN-26-2006), St Compliance achieved (JUN-30-2006)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 18.6%
(9.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 35.4% for Black residents, 20.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 12.1% for American Indian residents, 14.7% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 7.9% for other race residents, 47.9% for two or more races residents)

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

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Greenville, SC

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

Greenville compared to South Carolina state average:

Greenville, South Carolina environmental map by EPA

Map Legend

  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.


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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

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

  • Camelot Inn, 4500 Augusta Rd, Greenville, SC 29605 , Phone: (864) 277-8430
  • Days Inn, 3905 August Rd, Greenville, SC 29604 , Phone: (864) 277-4010
  • La Quinta Inn, 31 Old Country Rd, Greenville, SC 29607 , Phone: (864) 297-3500, Fax: (864) 458-9818
  • Marriott Greenville, One Parkway E, Greenville, SC 29615 , Phone: (864) 297-0300, Fax: (864) 679-1150
  • Motel 6, 224 Bryce Rd, Greenville, SC 29606 , Phone: (864) 277-8630
  • Courtyard By Marriott, 70 Orch Park Dr, Greenville, SC 29615 , Phone: (864) 234-0300, Fax: (864) 234-0296
  • Fairfield Inn By Marriott, 60 Roper MTN Rd, Greenville, SC 29615 , Phone: (864) 297-9996
  • Baymont Inn & Suites, 246 Congaree Rd, Greenville, SC 29607 , Phone: (864) 288-1200, Fax: (864) 288-5667
  • 44 other hotels and motels
All 52 fire-safe hotels and motels in Greenville, South Carolina

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Greenville travel time to work - commute


Greenville mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (55%)
  • Utility gas (39%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (3%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)
  • Wood (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Greenville city (based on Greenville County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 57.34%
Here57.3%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchCatholic ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)Church of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)
Adherents49.7%11.4%8.1%6.1%4.3%
Congregations37.4%14.3%1.6%4.5%6.9%
NameEpiscopal Church Non-Charismatic Churches IndependentInternational Pentecostal Holiness ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaOther
Adherents3.0%2.7%2.3%1.6%10.8%
Congregations2.0%1.3%3.6%1.3%27.2%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 86
Greenville County:

2.01 / 10,000 pop.
South Carolina:

1.99 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 6
This county:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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:
This county:

13.7%
State:

13.4%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 24$100,509$50,2550$0
Other Government Administration 21$106,914$61,0946$5,741
Judicial and Legal 26$123,326$56,9206$8,976
Police Protection - Officers 186$747,776$48,2440$0
Police - Other 44$134,784$36,7597$8,402
Firefighters 143$518,641$43,5220$0
Fire - Other 3$8,805$35,2200$0
Streets and Highways 71$254,169$42,9580$0
Solid Waste Management 53$129,973$29,4280$0
Sewerage 34$95,419$33,6770$0
Parks and Recreation 97$283,930$35,12516$16,793
Housing and Community Development(Local) 13$56,151$51,8320$0
Water Supply 230$833,642$43,4941$1,196
Other and Unallocable 96$286,715$35,83920$8,588
Totals for Government 1,041$3,680,754$42,42956$49,696

Greenville government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $16,872,000 ($277.92)
    Parks and Recreation: $15,719,000 ($258.92)
    Police Protection: $14,876,000 ($245.04)
    Central Staff Services: $14,622,000 ($240.85)
    Regular Highways: $12,048,000 ($198.45)
    Local Fire Protection: $9,267,000 ($152.65)
    General - Other: $5,024,000 ($82.76)
    Housing and Community Development: $4,182,000 ($68.89)
    Financial Administration: $4,180,000 ($68.85)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,376,000 ($39.14)
    Parking Facilities: $2,059,000 ($33.92)
    Sewerage: $1,391,000 ($22.91)
    General Public Buildings: $1,347,000 ($22.19)
  • Employee Retirement - Corporate Stocks: $17,281,000 ($284.65)
    Corporate Bonds: $3,364,000 ($55.41)
    Benefit Payments: $1,811,000 ($29.83)
    Total Cash and Deposits: $1,171,000 ($19.29)
    Withdrawals: $60,000 ($0.99)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $4,579,000 ($75.43)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $41,219,000 ($678.96)

Greenville government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Parks and Recreation: $6,895,000 ($113.57)
    Parking Facilities: $4,849,000 ($79.87)
    Sewerage: $2,608,000 ($42.96)
    All Other: $842,000 ($13.87)
    Solid Waste Management: $448,000 ($7.38)
    Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $138,000 ($2.27)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $27,000 ($0.44)
  • Employee Retirement - Earnings on Investments (calculated): $1,724,000 ($28.40)
    From Parent Local Government: $1,183,000 ($19.49)
    From Other Governments: $139,000 ($2.29)
    Local Employee Contribution: $108,000 ($1.78)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $1,845,000 ($30.39)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $798,000 ($13.14)
    Interest Earnings: $735,000 ($12.11)
    Fines and Forfeits: $584,000 ($9.62)
    Rents: $161,000 ($2.65)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $43,872,000 ($722.66)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $2,652,000 ($43.68)
    All Other: $2,528,000 ($41.64)
  • Tax - Property: $23,622,000 ($389.10)
    Public Utility License: $20,164,000 ($332.14)
    Public Utilities Sales: $5,187,000 ($85.44)
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $4,657,000 ($76.71)
    Other Selective Sales: $1,541,000 ($25.38)
    Other License: $1,366,000 ($22.50)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $230,000 ($3.79)

Greenville government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $114,464,000 ($1885.45)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $111,436,000 ($1835.58)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,358,000 ($88.26)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,330,000 ($38.38)

Greenville government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $11,853,000 ($195.24)
  • Employee Retirement - Total Federal Securities: $5,022,000 ($82.72)
    Total Other Securities: $4,068,000 ($67.01)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $34,232,000 ($563.87)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $14,111,000 ($232.44)

7.48% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($47,357 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.48%
South Carolina average:

8.00%

0.09% of residents moved from foreign countries ($490 average AGI)
Greenville County:

0.09%
South Carolina average:

0.15%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Spartanburg County, SC  0.74% ($35,933 average AGI)
from Anderson County, SC  0.50% ($34,473)
from Pickens County, SC  0.49% ($35,834)


5.95% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($46,283 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.95%
South Carolina average:

6.88%

0.07% of residents moved to foreign countries ($617 average AGI)
Greenville County:

0.07%
South Carolina average:

0.11%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Spartanburg County, SC  0.78% ($39,731 average AGI)
to Anderson County, SC  0.54% ($39,806)
to Pickens County, SC  0.51% ($33,694)

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.)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)


See more detailed statistics of Greenville fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 51
Total length: 295 meters (968ft)
Total costs: $4,936,000
Total average daily traffic: 775,529
Total average daily truck traffic: 46,023

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1910-1919: 3
  • 1920-1929: 2
  • 1930-1939: 2
  • 1940-1949: 2
  • 1950-1959: 11
  • 1960-1969: 20
  • 1970-1979: 0
  • 1980-1989: 1
  • 1990-1999: 4
  • 2000-2009: 6
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Greenville, SC

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Greenville)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 754 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 30 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Greenville, SC)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 104 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 24 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 216 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 27 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 18 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 558 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Greenville)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 13 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Greenville)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 144 (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

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 878
  • Hazardous Condition: 419
  • Service Call: 114
  • Good Intent Call: 40

Incident types - Greenville


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Greenville, SC

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
Businesses in Greenville, SC
NameCountNameCount
ALDO1KFC4
AMF Bowling1Kincaid1
AT&T3Kmart3
Abercrombie & Fitch1Knights Inn1
Ace Hardware2Kohl'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
AutoZone4Lowe's2
Avenue1Macy's1
BMW1Marriott6
Bakers1Marshalls1
Banana Republic1MasterBrand Cabinets10
Bath & Body Works2McDonald's12
Bed Bath & Beyond1Men's Wearhouse2
Best Western1Motel 61
Blockbuster5Motherhood Maternity3
Brookstone1New Balance7
Budget Car Rental1New York & Co1
Buffalo Wild Wings1Nike15
Burger King9Office Depot1
Burlington Coat Factory1OfficeMax1
Buybuy BABY1Old Navy2
CVS12Olive Garden2
Cache1On The Border1
CarMax1Outback1
Casual Male XL1Outback Steakhouse1
Catherines2Pac Sun1
Charlotte Russe1Panera Bread3
Chick-Fil-A8Papa John's Pizza4
Chico's2Payless3
Chipotle1Penske3
Chuck E. Cheese's1PetSmart2
Church's Chicken3Pier 1 Imports1
Clarion1Pizza Hut5
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
Dunkin Donuts5SONIC Drive-In2
Econo Lodge1Sam's Club1
Express1Sears3
Extended Stay America1Shoe Carnival2
FedEx51Sleep Inn1
Finish Line1Soma Intimates1
Firestone Complete Auto Care3Spencer Gifts1
Foot Locker1Sprint Nextel6
GNC5Staples3
GameStop7Starbucks9
Gap1Steak 'n Shake1
Goodwill4Studio Plus Deluxe Studios1
Gymboree1Subway22
H&R Block11T-Mobile13
Hardee's6T.G.I. Driday's1
Havertys Furniture1T.J.Maxx2
Haworth1Taco Bell5
Hawthorn1Talbots2
Hobby Lobby1Target1
Holiday Inn5Tire Kingdom3
Hollister Co.1Toys"R"Us2
Home Depot3True Value1
Hot Topic1U-Haul9
Hyatt1UPS49
IHOP2Vans3
InTown Suites2Verizon Wireless3
J. Jill1Victoria's Secret1
J.Crew1Waffle House10
JCPenney1Walgreens8
Jack In The Box4Walmart3
JoS. A. Bank1Wendy's8
Johnny Rockets1Westin1
Jones New York3Whole Foods Market1
Journeys1Wingate1
Just Tires3YMCA4
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  • #50 on the list of "Top 100 cities with shortest commuting times (pop. 50,000+)"
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  • #88 (29615) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Scotch-Irish first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
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  • #45 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that had a sunburn in the past 12 months"
  • #48 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest average weight of females"
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  • #77 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the best general health status score of residents (1-5), 3 years of data"
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  • Abdul Rafey Khan (37)
  • Stefan Herr (36)
  • David William Cihlar (27)
  • George Albert Goller (27)
  • Andres Jose Garcia Crespo (24)
  • Ganjiang Feng (19)
  • Bradley Taylor Boyer (18)
  • Matthew Stephen Casavant (18)
  • David Edward Schick (17)
  • Achalesh Kumar Pandey (17)

Total of 1919 patent applications in 2008-2014.

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