Greenwood, South Carolina

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Population in 2013: 23,379 (99% urban, 1% rural). Population change since 2000: +5.9%
 
Males: 10,528  (45.0%)
Females: 12,851  (55.0%)
Median resident age:  31.6 years
South Carolina median age:  37.2 years

Zip codes: 29646.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $26,242 (it was $26,284 in 2000)
Greenwood:

$26,242
SC:

$43,107
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $16,717 (it was $14,347 in 2000)

Greenwood city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $83,190 (it was $67,100 in 2000)
Greenwood:

$83,190
SC:

$135,500
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $99,916; Detached houses: $101,348; Townhouses or other attached units: $113,309; In 2-unit structures: $154,075; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $71,865; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $64,962; Mobile homes: $61,897

Median gross rent in 2012: $632.

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  • White alone - 10,678 (46.0%)
  • Black alone - 10,123 (43.6%)
  • Hispanic - 1,670 (7.2%)
  • Two or more races - 396 (1.7%)
  • Asian alone - 165 (0.7%)
  • Other race alone - 164 (0.7%)
  • American Indian alone - 10 (0.04%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Greenwood: 83.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: United States (11.9%), German (6.5%), English (6.3%), Irish (6.2%), Scotch-Irish (3.1%), Scottish (1.7%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Land area: 13.7 square miles.

Population density: 1,708 people per square mile   (low).

Greenwood,SC real estate house value index trend

Greenwood, South Carolina map

For population 25 years and over in Greenwood:

  • High school or higher: 76.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 22.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.1%
  • Unemployed: 10.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Greenwood city:

  • Never married: 40.8%
  • Now married: 32.9%
  • Separated: 4.1%
  • Widowed: 8.2%
  • Divorced: 14.1%

1,286 residents are foreign born

This city:  5.5%
South Carolina:  4.7%



According to our research of South Carolina and other state lists there were 114 registered sex offenders living in Greenwood, South Carolina as of March 04, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Greenwood to the number of sex offenders is 205 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $844 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $643 (0.8%)

Greenwood satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Greenville, SC (47.1 miles , pop. 56,002).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Charlotte, NC (103.1 miles , pop. 540,828).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (557.3 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Fairforest, SC (1.8 miles ), Coronaca, SC (2.5 miles) , Promised Land, SC (2.5 miles ), Cokesbury, SC (2.7 miles ), Ninety Six, SC (2.8 miles ), Hodges, SC (2.9 miles) , Bradley, SC (3.3 miles) , Kirksey, SC (3.5 miles ).

Latitude: 34.19 N, Longitude: 82.15 W

Nickname or alias (official or unofficial): The Emerald City

Daytime population change due to commuting: +8,374 (+36.0%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 3,333 (46.8%)

Area code: 864

Greenwood household income distribution Greenwood home values distribution

Crime rates in Greenwood by Year
Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 0222022301233
per 100,000 0.08.98.98.90.08.98.813.40.04.48.812.812.7
Rapes 1149161810141161591116
per 100,000 55.317.939.871.479.944.461.649.026.866.539.546.867.9
Robberies 58465346395164353857394348
per 100,000 291.4205.8234.6205.4173.1226.2281.6156.1169.7252.8171.3183.0203.7
Assaults 505387325333357331300251233252383338277
per 100,000 2537.21731.41438.41486.81584.91468.21320.11119.11040.21117.51682.61438.81175.5
Burglaries 320208284320301345393373355460399364486
per 100,000 1607.7930.61256.91428.81336.31530.31729.31663.11584.92039.81752.91549.52062.5
Thefts 1,1469421,0921,1301,1891,3951,1961,1121,2631,2791,2171,2911,182
per 100,000 5757.64214.44832.95045.35278.66187.95262.74958.15638.65671.65346.65495.55016.1
Auto thefts 67656353508455695557774847
per 100,000 336.6290.8278.8236.6222.0372.6242.0307.7245.5252.8338.3204.3199.5
Arson 6101051057855467
per 100,000 30.144.744.322.344.422.230.835.722.322.217.625.529.7
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 301.1) 969.0669.7683.2725.0725.5767.7736.1649.3611.4721.6769.2720.7707.9

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City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Greenwood detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 60 (54 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.29
South Carolina average:

2.36
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

6.3%
South Carolina:

5.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +1,275 (+6.1%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (29%)
  • Construction (9%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (22%)
  • Retail trade (16%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Manufacturing (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (9%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (4%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (3%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (5%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (4%)

Work and jobs in Greenwood: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Greenwood, South Carolina

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Greenwood-area historical tornado activity is slightly above South Carolina state average. It is 21% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 12/13/1973, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 7.7 miles away from the Greenwood city center killed 2 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 3/31/1973, a category F4 tornado 7.8 miles away from the city center killed 7 people and injured 30 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Greenwood-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above South Carolina state average. It is 84% 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 29.1 miles away from the city center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB) earthquake occurred 146.2 miles away from Greenwood center
On 11/30/1973 at 07:48:41, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.6 ML) earthquake occurred 151.2 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 199.5 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 141.4 miles away from Greenwood 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 295.1 miles away from the city 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 Greenwood County (3) is a lot smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 1
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Greenwood topographic map

Birthplace of: Gregg Marshall - College basketball coach, Bill Voiselle - Baseball player, Gaines Adams - College football player, Jake Scott - College football player, Keith Harling - Country singer, Leroy Jenkins (televangelist) - Televangelist and faith healer, Preston Ridlehuber - Player of football, Robert Brooks - Player of football, Tony Rice (American football) - Football player, Elbert Andrews - Professional baseball player.

Main business address for: COMMUNITY CAPITAL CORP /SC/ (NATIONAL COMMERCIAL BANKS).

Hospitals in Greenwood:

  • HENRY AND FREIDA BONDS (308 JENLEIN SPRINGS ROAD)
  • HOSPICE CARE OF THE PIEDMONT, (408 W ALEXANDER AVE)
  • J.F. BURTON COMMUNITY RESIDENC (JENKINS SPRING RD (P.O. BOX 3004))
  • SELF REGIONAL HEALTHCARE (Voluntary non-profit - Private, 1325 SPRING STREET)

Dialysis Facilities in Greenwood:

  • GREENWOOD DIALYSIS (109 OVERLAND DRIVE)

Home Health Centers in Greenwood:

  • DHEC REGION 1 HOME HEALTH SVS - SOUTH (1736 SOUTH MAIN ST BX 3227)
  • HOME HEALTH SERVICES OF SELF REGIONAL HEALTHCARE (1325 SPRING STREET)
  • NHC HOMECARE GREENWOOD (615 S MAIN STREET, PO BOX 3088)

Nursing Homes in Greenwood:

  • GREENWOOD NH INC (P O BOX 3109)
  • GREENWOOD TRANSITIONAL REHABILITATION UNIT (1530 PARKWAY)
  • HEALTHCARE CENTER OF WESLEY COMMONS (1110 MARSHALL ROAD)
  • MAGNOLIA MANOR - GREENWOOD (1415 PARKWAY DRIVE)
  • NHC HEALTHCARE - GREENWOOD (437 EAST CAMBRIDGE STREET)
  • TCU OF SELF REG HEALTHCARE (1325 SPRING STREET)

Airports located in Greenwood:

Colleges/Universities in Greenwood:

  • Piedmont Technical College (Full-time enrollment: 4,831; Location: 620 North Emerald Road; Public; Website: www.ptc.edu)
  • Lander University (FT enrollment: 2,870; Location: 320 Stanley Avenue; Public; Website: www.lander.edu; Offers Master's degree)
  • Charzanne Beauty College (FT enrollment: 128; Location: 1549 Hwy 72 E; Private, for-profit; Website: charzannebeautycollege.com)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Greenwood:

  • Anderson University (about 36 miles; Anderson, SC; Full-time enrollment: 2,510)
  • Greenville Technical College (about 46 miles; Greenville, SC; FT enrollment: 9,859)
  • Tri-County Technical College (about 48 miles; Pendleton, SC; FT enrollment: 5,174)
  • University of South Carolina-Aiken (about 49 miles; Aiken, SC; FT enrollment: 2,815)
  • Bob Jones University (about 49 miles; Greenville, SC; FT enrollment: 3,308)
  • Aiken Technical College (about 49 miles; Graniteville, SC; FT enrollment: 2,107)
  • Georgia Regents University (about 51 miles; Augusta, GA; FT enrollment: 6,862)

Private high schools in Greenwood:

  • GREENWOOD CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 403; Location: 2026 WOODLAWN RD; Grades: PK - 12)
  • CALVARY CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 171; Location: 2775 MONTAGUE AVE EXT; Grades: PK - 12)
  • HOPEWOOD ACADEMY (Students: 61; Location: 229 GRACE ST; Grades: 2 - 12)

Public elementary/middle school in Greenwood:

  • NORTHSIDE MIDDLE (Students: 733; Location: 431 Deadfall Road West; Grades: 6-8)

Private elementary/middle school in Greenwood:

  • CAMBRIDGE ACADEMY (Students: 139; Location: 103 EASTMAN DR; Grades: PK - 8)
See full list of schools located in Greenwood

Library in Greenwood:

  • GREENWOOD COUNTY LIBRARY SYSTEM (Operating income: $1,635,574; Location: 106 N. MAIN STREET; 103,738 books; 722 e-books; 5,620 audio materials; 4,143 video materials; 3 local licensed databases; 35 state licensed databases; 400 print serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • Refiner's Fire Christian Assembly 3915 Highway 72-221 East Greenwood SC 29649
  • The High School "Greenwood High" is no longer a high school. It is used as a housing dorm for Lander University.

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Notable locations in Greenwood: Abbeville-Greenwood Regional Library (A), Greenwood County Courthouse (B), Greenwood County Jail (C), Greenwood Nursing Center (D), Sproles Recreational Center (E), Greenwood City Fire Department Station 3 (F), Maxwell Childrens Home (G), Greenwood City Fire Department Station 1 (H), McKissick Memorial Library (I), Long Cane Ranger District Office (J), Greenwood City Fire Department Station 2 (K). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Anderson Plaza Shopping Center (1), Crosscreek Mall Shopping Center (2), Greenwood Plaza Shopping Center (3), Hampton Place Shopping Center (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Greenwood include: Abney Missionary Baptist Church (A), Mount Tabor Church (B), Callie Self Memorial Baptist Church (C), Connie Maxwell Baptist Church (D), Dunham Temple Christian Methodist Episcopal Church (E), Durst Avenue Church of God (F), Episcopal Church of the Resurrection (G), First Associate Reformed Presbyterian Church (H), First Baptist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Edgewood Cemetery (1), Hillcrest Cemetery (2), Magnolia Cemetery (3), Mathews Cemetery (4), Save All Cemetery (5). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Greenwood: Greenwood Recreation Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attractions: Greenwood Museum (106 Main Street), Railroad Historical Center (Museums; Main Street), Piedmont Technical College - Weekend College- Instruction- Support Services- Lib (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; Emerald Road), Greenwood County Agriculture Fair (Arcades & Amusements; 421 Highway 221 South).

Hotels: Ideal Motel (1506 Highway 72 221 East), Grace Place Bed & Breakfast (115 Grace Street), Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites (110 Birchtree Drive), Jameson Inn (109 Enterprise Court), GWD Hospitality (527 By-Pass 72 Northwest), Greenwood Motel (306 Montague Avenue), Econo Lodge Greenwood (719 Bypass 25 Northeast), Days Inn (230 Birchtree Drive), Hampton Inn Greenwood (1624 Bypass 72 Northeast).

Courts: Greenwood County - Clerk Of Court- Child Support (Greenwood County Court), Greenwood County - Judge of Probate Court (Greenwood County Court), Greenwood County - Circuit Court Judge (Greenwood County Court), Greenwood County - Family Court (Greenwood County Court), Greenwood County - Clerk of Court- Common Pleas Court (Greenwood County Court), Greenwood County - Clerk of Court- Family Court Records (Greenwood County Court), Greenwood County - Clerk Of Court- General Sessions (Greenwood County Court), Greenwood County - Clerk Of Court- Records Room (Greenwood County Court), Greenwood County - Clerk Of Court- Jury (Greenwood County Court).

Greenwood County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 69.8. This is about average.

City:

69.8
U.S.:

74.2

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 28.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 16.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

28.6
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2007 was 12.9. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 1.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

12.9
U.S.:

9.1

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2007 was 0.00468. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 0.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00468
U.S.:

0.01468

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

MATHEWS HEIGHTS (2450021) (Population served: 78, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAR-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (MAR-31-2010), St Public Notif requested (JUN-28-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-28-2010), St Compliance achieved (JUL-01-2010)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In FEB-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (MAR-02-2010), St Public Notif requested (JUN-28-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-28-2010), St Compliance achieved (JUL-01-2010)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JAN-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (FEB-01-2010), St Public Notif requested (MAR-25-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-25-2010), St Compliance achieved (JUL-01-2010)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In NOV-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-05-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-05-2010), St Compliance Meeting conducted (FEB-16-2010), St Public Notif received (FEB-16-2010), St Compliance achieved (JUL-01-2010)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-04-2010), St Public Notif requested (JAN-04-2010), St Public Notif received (FEB-16-2010), St Compliance Meeting conducted (FEB-16-2010), St Compliance achieved (JUL-01-2010)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-09-2009), St Public Notif requested (NOV-09-2009), St Public Notif received (FEB-16-2010), St Compliance Meeting conducted (FEB-16-2010), St Compliance achieved (JUL-01-2010)
  • 2 other older health violations
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In APR-2010, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-03-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-03-2010), St Public Notif received (JUL-01-2010), St Compliance achieved (JUL-01-2010)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In DEC-2009, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-05-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-05-2010), St Public Notif received (MAR-31-2010), St Compliance achieved (JUL-01-2010)

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

  • GREENWOOD CPW (2410001) (Population served: 46,832, Primary Water Source Type: Surface water)
  • HYDE PARK S/D (2450001) (Population served: 234, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • COUNTRY ACRES (2450057) (Address: TOWN & COUNTRY PM, INC. , Population served: 34, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 30.7%
(18.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 41.1% for Black residents, 54.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 41.8% for other race residents, 26.1% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.4 people
South Carolina:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  58.8%
Whole state:  67.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  7.3%
Whole state:  6.0%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households

People in group quarters in Greenwood in 2010:

  • 1,091 people in college/university student housing
  • 372 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 153 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 84 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 80 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 45 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 31 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 4 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness

People in group quarters in Greenwood in 2000:

  • 862 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 339 people in nursing homes
  • 240 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 168 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 29 people in homes for the mentally retarded

Greenwood, South Carolina environmental map by EPA

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Greenwood compared to South Carolina state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • House age above state average.

Banks with branches in Greenwood (2011 data):

  • Countybank: at 419 Main Street, Mobile Branch, Reynolds Street Branch, North Branch, Greenwood Building Branch, Messenger Service. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $302.7 mil, Deposits: $236.3 mil, local headquarters, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 8 total offices, Holding Company: Tcb Corporation
  • The Palmetto Bank: Greenwood Methodist Ret Com, South Main Street, Montague Branch. Info updated 2011/04/01: Bank assets: $1,204.5 mil, Deposits: $1,066.9 mil, headquarters in Greenville, SC, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 34 total offices, Holding Company: Capgen Capital Group V Lp
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Greenwood Main Branch, Crosscreek Mall, West Court Street Branch. 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
  • Park Sterling Bank: Greenwood Capitalbank Branch, Bypass West Branch, Bypass Northeast Branch. Info updated 2011/12/19: Bank assets: $1,051.7 mil, Deposits: $846.3 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 26 total offices, Holding Company: Park Sterling Corporation
  • First Citizens Bank and Trust Company, Inc.: Lakelands Branch at 1204 U.S. Highway 72 Bypass Ne, branch established on 1997/11/24; Greenwood Branch at 518 South Main Street, branch established on 1996/02/05. 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 America, National Association: Highway 72 Bypass Branch at 1224 U.S. Highway 72-221 Bypass, branch established on 1972/12/06; Montague Branch at 702 Montague Ave, branch established on 1966/11/10. 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: Greenwood Bi-Lo Branch at 712 Bypass 25 Ne, branch established on 2002/10/02. 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.
  • Woodforest National Bank: Greenwood Branch at 508 Bypass 72 Nw, branch established on 2008/06/14. Info updated 2011/05/10: Bank assets: $3,488.9 mil, Deposits: $3,097.6 mil, headquarters in Houston, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 766 total offices, Holding Company: Woodforest Financial Group Employee Stock Ownership Plan (With 401(K) Provisions) (Amended And

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

  • Ramada Inn, 1014 Montague Ave, Greenwood, SC 29646 , Phone: (864) 223-4231, Fax: (864) 223-4231
  • Inn On The Square, 104 CT St, Greenwood, SC 29646 , Phone: (800) 231-9109, Fax: (864) 223-7067
  • Comfort Inn, 1215 Ne Hwy 72 Byp, Greenwood, SC 29649 , Phone: (864) 223-2838, Fax: (864) 942-0119
  • Jameson Inn, 109 Enterprise Ct, Greenwood, SC 29649 , Phone: (864) 942-0002
  • Villager Lodge, 230 Birchtree Dr, Greenwood, SC 29649 , Phone: (864) 223-1818
  • Hampton Inn Greenwiid, 1624 Byp 72 Ne, Greenwood, SC 29649 , Phone: (864) 388-9595
  • Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites, 110 Birchtree Dr, Greenwood, SC 29649 , Phone: (864) 223-2296, Fax: (864) 223-0442
  • Econo Lodge Greenwood, 719 Byp 25 NE, Greenwood, SC 29646 , Phone: (864) 229-5329, Fax: (864) 229-4484
  • Marriott Fairfield Inn & Suites, 527 Byp 72 NW, Greenwood, SC 29649 , Phone: (864) 330-3300, Fax: (864) 330-3301
All 9 fire-safe hotels and motels in Greenwood, South Carolina

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School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

Greenwood travel time to work - commute Greenwood mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (54%)
  • Utility gas (42%)
  • Wood (3%)
  • Other fuel (1%)

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

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 57.96%
Here: 58.0%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)Church of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)International Pentecostal Holiness Church
Adherents53.6%17.7%5.4%5.2%4.2%
Congregations31.0%19.8%6.0%8.6%9.5%
NameCatholic ChurchAssociation Reformed Presbyterian Church Non-Charismatic Churches IndependentEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaOther
Adherents3.2%1.5%1.3%1.2%6.5%
Congregations0.9%3.4%0.9%0.9%19.0%
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: 15
Greenwood County:

2.20 / 10,000 pop.
South Carolina:

1.99 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 9
Greenwood County:

1.32 / 10,000 pop.
South Carolina:

0.85 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 37
Greenwood County:

5.43 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.38 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 57
Here:

8.36 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

11.2%
South Carolina:

10.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Greenwood County:

30.5%
South Carolina:

29.4%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

8.3%
State:

13.4%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 8$28,592$42,8880$0
Other Government Administration 5$22,939$55,0548$3,749
Judicial and Legal 6$18,655$37,3102$833
Police Protection - Officers 63$202,732$38,6160$0
Police - Other 5$10,401$24,9624$2,048
Firefighters 47$152,855$39,0270$0
Streets and Highways 28$63,041$27,0181$562
Solid Waste Management 13$27,020$24,9421$1,273
Water Supply 38$172,205$54,3810$0
Electric Power 21$108,637$62,0780$0
Gas Supply 33$149,671$54,4260$0
Other and Unallocable 69$289,779$50,3962$895
Totals for Government 336$1,246,527$44,51918$9,360

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

  • Construction - Local Fire Protection: $32,000 ($1.37)
  • Current Operations - Gas Utilities: $39,455,000 ($1687.63)
    Electric Utilities: $15,025,000 ($642.67)
    Water Utilities: $7,556,000 ($323.20)
    Police Protection: $3,320,000 ($142.01)
    Local Fire Protection: $2,317,000 ($99.11)
    Regular Highways: $1,757,000 ($75.15)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,107,000 ($47.35)
    Financial Administration: $439,000 ($18.78)
    General - Other: $413,000 ($17.67)
    Central Staff Services: $399,000 ($17.07)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $373,000 ($15.95)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $347,000 ($14.84)
    General Public Buildings: $253,000 ($10.82)
    Housing and Community Development: $162,000 ($6.93)
    Parks and Recreation: $73,000 ($3.12)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $2,604,000 ($111.38)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $197,000 ($8.43)
    Police Protection: $121,000 ($5.18)
    Solid Waste Management: $108,000 ($4.62)
    Local Fire Protection: $108,000 ($4.62)
    General Public Building: $27,000 ($1.15)
    Financial Administration: $20,000 ($0.86)
    Central Staff Services: $4,000 ($0.17)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $3,000 ($0.13)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $5,319,000 ($227.51)

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

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $630,000 ($26.95)
    Parking Facilities: $9,000 ($0.38)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $80,000 ($3.42)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $942,000 ($40.29)
    Housing and Community Development: $316,000 ($13.52)
    All Other: $104,000 ($4.45)
    Highways: $78,000 ($3.34)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $952,000 ($40.72)
    General Revenue, NEC: $114,000 ($4.88)
    Interest Earnings: $77,000 ($3.29)
    Sale of Property: $28,000 ($1.20)
    Rents: $6,000 ($0.26)
  • Revenue - Gas Utilities: $41,999,000 ($1796.44)
    Electric Utilities: $16,442,000 ($703.28)
    Water Utilities: $9,256,000 ($395.91)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $1,071,000 ($45.81)
    Housing and Community Development: $197,000 ($8.43)
    Highways: $154,000 ($6.59)
    All Other: $25,000 ($1.07)
  • Tax - Property: $4,590,000 ($196.33)
    Public Utility License: $2,476,000 ($105.91)
    Other Selective Sales: $112,000 ($4.79)

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

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $65,104,000 ($2784.72)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $60,829,000 ($2601.86)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,275,000 ($182.86)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,280,000 ($54.75)

5.02% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($33,481 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.02%
South Carolina average:

6.90%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Abbeville County, SC  0.53% ($32,578 average AGI)
from Laurens County, SC  0.43% ($25,981)
from Greenville County, SC  0.33% ($22,200)


5.08% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($33,478 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.08%
South Carolina average:

6.53%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Greenville County, SC  0.53% ($32,477 average AGI)
to Abbeville County, SC  0.44% ($29,813)
to Laurens County, SC  0.41% ($27,960)

Strongest AM radio stations in Greenwood:

  • WCZZ (1090 AM; daytime; 5 kW; GREENWOOD, SC; Owner: KEENE OF SOUTH CAROLINA, INC.)
  • WCRS (1450 AM; 1 kW; GREENWOOD, SC; Owner: MAE RADIO INVESTMENTS, INC.)
  • WLMA (1350 AM; 1 kW; GREENWOOD, SC; Owner: MORRADIO, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • WBCU (1460 AM; 50 kW; UNION, SC)
  • WBAJ (890 AM; daytime; 50 kW; BLYTHEWOOD, SC; Owner: FAMILY FIRST)
  • WCEO (840 AM; daytime; 50 kW; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: EASTERN BROADCASTING GROUP, INC.)
  • WRIX (1020 AM; daytime; 10 kW; HOMELAND PARK, SC; Owner: AM 1020 INCORPORATED)
  • WFGW (1010 AM; 50 kW; BLACK MOUNTAIN, NC; Owner: BLUE RIDGE BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WBT (1110 AM; 50 kW; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATNS CO. OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WCNN (680 AM; 50 kW; NORTH ATLANTA, GA; Owner: DICKEY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WAGL (1560 AM; daytime; 50 kW; LANCASTER, SC; Owner: PALMETTO BROADCASTING SYSTEM, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Greenwood:

  • WZSN (103.5 FM; GREENWOOD, SC; Owner: KEENE OF SOUTH CAROLINA, INC.)
  • W274AE (102.7 FM; GREENWOOD, SC; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WSSL-FM (100.5 FM; GRAY COURT, SC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WROQ (101.1 FM; ANDERSON, SC; Owner: OBC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WHZQ (94.1 FM; CROSS HILL, SC; Owner: SOUTHEASTERN BROADCAST ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • WZLA-FM (92.9 FM; ABBEVILLE, SC; Owner: RONALD SHELLEY REID)
  • WBBQ-FM (104.3 FM; AUGUSTA, GA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WJMZ-FM (107.3 FM; ANDERSON, SC; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WJES-FM (92.1 FM; SALUDA, SC; Owner: BRECKENRIDGE COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WRIX-FM (103.1 FM; HONEA PATH, SC; Owner: FM 103, INC.)
  • WEPC (88.5 FM; BELTON, SC; Owner: TOCCOA FALLS COLLEGE)

TV broadcast stations around Greenwood:

  • WNEH (Channel 38; GREENWOOD, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)
  • WBSC-TV (Channel 40; ANDERSON, SC; Owner: ANDERSON (WFBC-TV) LICENSEE, INC.)
  • W22AC (Channel 22; HARTWELL & ROYSTON, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • W65DS (Channel 65; HONEA PATH, SC; Owner: CAROLINA CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING, INC.)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Greenwood fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 5
Total length: 14 meters (46ft)
Total average daily traffic: 55,800
Total average daily truck traffic: 2,312
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 195 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Greenwood)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 7 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Greenwood, SC)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 44 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 21 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 181 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Greenwood)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 41 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Greenwood)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 222
  • Hazardous Condition: 80
  • Service Call: 6
  • Good Intent Call: 3

Incident types - Greenwood

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Greenwood, SC
Most common first names in Greenwood, SC among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James53470.1 years
John40671.8 years
Mary40576.6 years
William40072.0 years
Robert23670.3 years
Willie22071.5 years
Annie18977.0 years
George18472.7 years
Thomas15972.1 years
Charles13970.3 years
Most common last names in Greenwood, SC among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Williams22171.4 years
Smith21473.0 years
Brown15369.8 years
Davis14074.8 years
Johnson12172.4 years
Jones11973.6 years
Anderson10073.6 years
Moore9572.8 years
Harrison9172.4 years
Adams8476.3 years
Businesses in Greenwood, SC
NameCountNameCount
ALDI1Lowe's1
AT&T1Marriott1
Advance Auto Parts2McDonald's3
Applebee's1New Balance1
Arby's1Nike6
AutoZone1Nissan1
Bath & Body Works1OfficeMax1
Burger King2Old Navy1
CVS1Outback1
Chevrolet1Outback Steakhouse1
Chick-Fil-A2Payless1
Church's Chicken1Pier 1 Imports1
Cracker Barrel1Pizza Hut2
Curves1RadioShack1
DHL1Red Lobster1
Dairy Queen1Rite Aid2
Days Inn1Ruby Tuesday1
Domino's Pizza1Rue211
Econo Lodge1Ryan's Grill1
FedEx7SAS Shoes1
Firestone Complete Auto Care1SONIC Drive-In1
Foot Locker1Sears1
Ford1Starbucks1
GNC2Subway3
GameStop1T-Mobile3
H&R Block3Taco Bell1
Hilton1Toyota1
Hobby Lobby1True Value1
Holiday Inn1U-Haul10
IHOP1UPS12
JCPenney1Vans1
KFC2Verizon Wireless2
Kincaid1Waffle House2
Kmart1Walgreens1
La-Z-Boy1Walmart1
Lane Furniture1Wendy's1
Little Caesars Pizza1YMCA1
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