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Population in 2012: 26,645 (99% urban, 1% rural). Population change since 2000: +58.2%
Males: 13,008  (48.8%)
Females: 13,637  (51.2%)

Median resident age:  33.9 years
South Carolina median age:  37.2 years

Zip codes: 29388, 29650, 29687.

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Estimated median household income in 2012: $40,385 (it was $33,140 in 2000)
Greer:

$40,385
SC:

$43,107
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $23,575

Greer city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $142,892 (it was $92,600 in 2000)
Greer:

$142,892
SC:

$135,500
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $140,865; Detached houses: $146,613; Townhouses or other attached units: $136,324; In 2-unit structures: $88,292; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $88,292; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $101,875; Mobile homes: $49,999; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $6,792

Median gross rent in 2012: $710.

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  • White alone - 16,076 (63.0%)
  • Hispanic - 4,220 (16.5%)
  • Black alone - 4,145 (16.3%)
  • Two or more races - 633 (2.5%)
  • Asian alone - 345 (1.4%)
  • Other race alone - 51 (0.2%)
  • American Indian alone - 37 (0.1%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Greer: 87.7 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: United States (11.0%), German (10.8%), Irish (10.0%), English (7.9%), Scotch-Irish (2.3%), Polish (2.2%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 1016 feet

Land area: 16.1 square miles.

Population density: 1,652 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Greer:

  • High school or higher: 82.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 26.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.2%
  • Unemployed: 8.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Greer city:

  • Never married: 30.3%
  • Now married: 48.6%
  • Separated: 3.4%
  • Widowed: 5.9%
  • Divorced: 11.9%

3,044 residents are foreign born

This city:  11.9%
South Carolina:  4.7%



According to our research of South Carolina and other state lists there were 83 registered sex offenders living in Greer, South Carolina as of October 25, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Greer to the number of sex offenders is 321 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,210 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $702 (0.7%)

Greer satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Greenville, SC (10.9 miles , pop. 56,002).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Charlotte, NC (81.3 miles , pop. 540,828).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (523.1 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Taylors, SC (2.2 miles ), Duncan, SC (2.3 miles ), Lyman, SC (2.4 miles ), Wade Hampton, SC (2.6 miles ), Startex, SC (2.7 miles ), Wellford, SC (2.7 miles ), Reidville, SC (2.9 miles ), Wedgefield, SC (2.9 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 282 buildings, average cost: $70,800
  • 1998: 359 buildings, average cost: $69,900
  • 1999: 274 buildings, average cost: $78,100
  • 2000: 310 buildings, average cost: $96,500
  • 2001: 394 buildings, average cost: $91,800
  • 2002: 374 buildings, average cost: $98,700
  • 2003: 440 buildings, average cost: $97,900
  • 2004: 393 buildings, average cost: $100,300
  • 2005: 453 buildings, average cost: $115,300
  • 2006: 417 buildings, average cost: $118,400
  • 2007: 303 buildings, average cost: $119,700
  • 2008: 125 buildings, average cost: $107,900
  • 2009: 84 buildings, average cost: $104,600
  • 2010: 104 buildings, average cost: $89,000
  • 2011: 112 buildings, average cost: $112,800
  • 2012: 171 buildings, average cost: $126,100

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 34.93 N, Longitude: 82.23 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -213 (-0.8%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 2,106 (17.9%)

Area code: 864

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Crime rates in Greer by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008
Murders 01601011
per 100,000 0.05.831.70.04.80.04.34.1
Rapes 481247846
per 100,000 23.546.463.420.433.836.817.224.8
Robberies 323227934292523
per 100,000 187.6185.6142.746.0164.3133.3107.695.0
Assaults 6056603765443991
per 100,000 351.8324.8317.1189.1314.1202.3167.9375.7
Burglaries 77124107136121127185132
per 100,000 451.4719.2565.4694.9584.7583.8796.6545.0
Thefts 460556535523604522543553
per 100,000 2696.83224.72827.12672.52918.92399.62338.12283.2
Auto thefts 4259607053688483
per 100,000 246.2342.2317.1357.7256.1312.6361.7342.7
Arson 710553323
per 100,000 41.058.026.425.514.513.88.612.4
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 315.5) 308.9381.4404.0255.7331.6275.6270.3292.7

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 70 (53 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.02
South Carolina average:

2.36

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

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

6.3%
South Carolina:

8.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +4,850 (+40.4%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (25%)
  • Construction (17%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Wholesale trade (5%)
  • Educational services (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (22%)
  • Retail trade (16%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Manufacturing (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (7%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Construction laborers (4%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Cashiers (5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (4%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Greer-area historical tornado activity is slightly above South Carolina state average. It is 57% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/5/1989, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 19.7 miles away from the Greer city center killed 2 people and injured 35 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 5/10/1952, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 9.1 miles away from the city center killed 2 people and injured 4 people.

Earthquake activity:

Greer-area historical earthquake activity is near South Carolina state average. It is 85% 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 74.7 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 73.2 miles away from Greer center
On 3/18/2003 at 06:04:24, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 93.8 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 22.1 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 69.4 miles away from Greer center
On 8/4/2007 at 10:04:46, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 5.8 mi) earthquake occurred 39.5 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: David Bennett (American football) - Football coach, Michael Roth (baseball) - Baseball player, Kris Bruton - Basketball player, Julian Mayfield - Actor.

Main business address for: RYANS RESTAURANT GROUP INC (RETAIL-EATING PLACES), GREER BANCSHARES INC (NATIONAL COMMERCIAL BANKS).


Hospitals/medical centers in Greer:

  • GREER KIDNEY CENTER INC (Dialysis Facility, 211 VILLAGE DRIVE)
  • GREER SOUTH DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, 3254 BRUSHY CREEK ROAD)
  • CAROLINA CTR FOR BEHAVIORAL HEALTH,THE (Hospital, 2700 E PHILLIPS RD)
  • GREER MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (Acute Care Hospitals,Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, 830 SOUTH BUNCOMBE ROAD)
  • JOURNEY HOSPICE OF SOUTH CAROLINA, LLC (Hospital, 420 THE PARKWAY, SUITE N)
  • VILLAGE HOSPITAL (Acute Care Hospitals,Government - Hospital District or Authority, 250 WESTMORELAND ROAD)
  • ALLEN BENNETT MEM HOSP SUBACUTE CARE (Nursing Home, 313 MEMORIAL DRIVE)
  • ALPHA HEALTH AND REHAB OF GREER, LLC (Nursing Home, 401 CHANDLER RD)
  • GREER HEALTHCARE INC ICF (Nursing Home, CHANLDER RD AT MEMORIAL DR)
  • NHC HEALTHCARE - GREENVILLE (Nursing Home, 1305 BOILING SPRINGS ROAD)
  • THE COTTAGES AT BRUSHY CREEK (Nursing Home, 101 COTTAGE CREEK CIRCLE)

Political contributions by individuals in Greer, SC

Airports located in Greer:


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Amtrak stations near Greer:

  • 12 miles: 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.
  • 17 miles: SPARTANBURG (290 MAGNOLIA ST.) . Services: public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking.

Local government website: WWW.CITYOFGREER.ORG

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Greer:

  • Greenville Technical College (about 11 miles; Greenville, SC; Full-time enrollment: 6,910)
  • Bob Jones University (about 12 miles; Greenville, SC; FT enrollment: 3,701)
  • Furman University (about 12 miles; Greenville, SC; FT enrollment: 2,673)
  • Spartanburg Community College (about 14 miles; Spartanburg, SC; FT enrollment: 3,076)
  • University of South Carolina-Upstate (about 16 miles; Spartanburg, SC; FT enrollment: 4,162)
  • Limestone College (about 34 miles; Gaffney, SC; FT enrollment: 2,200)
  • Southern Wesleyan University (about 35 miles; Central, SC; FT enrollment: 2,354)

Public high schools in Greer:

Private high school in Greer:

  • CALVARY CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 121; Location: 100 DUKE ST; Grades: PK - 12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Greer:

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Notable locations in Greer: Highway 14 Industrial Park (A), Jetport Industrial Park (B), Square One Farmers Market (C), Greer City Hall (D), Pelham - Batesville Fire Department Station 4 (E), Greenville - Spartanburg Airport Fire Department (F), Pelham - Batesville Fire Department Station 2 (G), Greer Fire Department Station 4 (H), Greer Fire Department Hood (I), Greer Branch Library (J), Greer Fire Department Headquarters (K). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: A and G Shopping Center (1), Greer Plaza Shopping Center (2), Middleton Place Shopping Center (3), Peachtree Shopping Center (4), Piedmont Plaza Shopping Center (5), Trade Street Place Mini Mall Shopping Center (6), Greer Shopping Center (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Greer include: Liberty Hill Church (A), First Presbyterian Church (B), Church of the Good Shepherd (C), Faith Church (D), New Hope Church (E), Pleasant Grove Church (F), New Apostolic CHurch (G), Hillcrest Church (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Wood Memorial Park (1), Needmore Cemetery (2), Hillcrest Memorial Gardens (3), New Hope Cemetery (4), Greer City Cemetery (5), Mount View Cemetery (6). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creeks: Victor Creek (A), Wards Creek (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Greer include: Turner Park (1), Century Park (2), City Park (3), Davenport Park (4), East Riverside Park (5), Greentown Park (6), Ben Edward Park (7), Stephens Park (8), Sunnyside Park (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Greer Heritage Museum Inc (208 Trade Street) (1), Auction City Greer (Amusement & Theme Parks; 35 Country Plaza Shoppi) (2), Jackpots Consignments (Amusement & Theme Parks; 35 Country Plaza Shoppi) (3), Hindman Music Company (Arcades & Amusements; 110 Able Street) (4), Golden Tours & Travel Inc (Tours & Charters; 2176 East Coleman Road) (5). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Hotels: Mainstay Suites Pelham Road (2671 Dry Pocket Road) (1), Candleberry Inn B & B (105 Marshland Lane) (2), Andrews & Associates (729 Brockman McClimon Road) (3), Holiday Inn Exp Stes Greer (2681 Dry Pocket Road) (4), Comfort Inn Greer (611 West Wade Hampton Boulevard) (5). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Courts: Greer Magistrate Court (Country Plaza) (1), South Carolina Court Services (105 Hunt Street) (2). 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  Ozone  Pb  CO  SO2 NO2 PM10 PM2.5

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 35.1. This is about average.
City:

35.1
U.S.:

32.0
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 25.7. This is about average. There were 2 monitors within city limits.
City:

25.7
U.S.:

28.3
Lead (Pb) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 0.00025. This is significantly better than average. There were 18 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. Closest monitor was 5.4 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.245
U.S.:

0.334
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 0.598. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 5.4 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.598
U.S.:

2.433
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 9.38. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.4 miles away from the city center.
City:

9.38
U.S.:

9.39
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2009 was 16.6. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 11.8 miles away from the city center.
City:

16.6
U.S.:

24.2
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 10.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.4 miles away from the city center.
City:

10.7
U.S.:

9.6

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

GREER CPW (Population served: 33130, Surface_water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2003 and JUN-2003, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-17-2003), St Public Notif received (JUL-03-2003), St Show-cause Hearing (SEP-30-2003), St BCA signed (DEC-10-2003), St Compliance achieved (FEB-26-2004)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2002 and DEC-2002, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-19-2003), St Compliance Meeting conducted (JUN-11-2003), St Public Notif received (JUN-11-2003), St BCA signed (DEC-10-2003), St Compliance achieved (FEB-26-2004)
THE CLIFFS AT GLASSY (Population served: 937, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2004 and JUL-19-2004, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-13-2004), St Compliance achieved (JUL-19-2004)
CLIFFS VALLEY NORTH S/D (Serves NC, Population served: 107, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Other Non-NPDWR Potential Health Risks - Between DEC-08-2003 and DEC-31-2025, Contaminant: Public Notice
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 56 regular monitoring violations

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

  • BLUE RIDGE WATER CO INC (Population served: 23165, Primary Water Source Type: Purch_surface_water)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 19.3%
(11.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 32.6% for Black residents, 40.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 49.6% for other race residents, 26.2% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.5 people
South Carolina:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  66.8%
Whole state:  67.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  6.2%
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: 0.3% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Greer, SC

People in group quarters in Greer in 2010:

  • 130 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 129 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 12 people in group homes intended for adults

People in group quarters in Greer in 2000:

  • 208 people in nursing homes
  • 36 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 22 people in homes for the mentally ill

Greer compared to South Carolina state average:

Greer, South Carolina environmental map by EPA

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  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.


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Banks with most branches in Greer (2011 data):

  • Greer State Bank: at 1111 West Poinsett Street, Messenger Service, Pleasant Grove Branch, Greer Branch. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $382.5 mil, Deposits: $281.8 mil, local headquarters, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 5 total offices, Holding Company: Greer Bancshares Incorporated
  • Branch Banking and Trust Company: West Poinsett Branch, Greer Main Branch, Hudson Corners Branch, Greer Downtown Branch. 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
  • Park Sterling Bank: Village At Pelham Office Branch at 2720 S Highway 14, branch established on 2007/11/05; Greer Office Branch at 1200 West Wade Hampton Blvd, branch established on 2004/07/08. 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
  • Bank of America, National Association: Brushy Creek Branch at 2010 Old Spartanburg Road, branch established on 1993/11/22; Poinsett Street Branch at 1322 West Poinsett Street, branch established on 1966/05/10. 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
  • TD Bank, National Association: Thornblade Branch at 6 Elmshorn Drive, branch established on 1998/09/24; Greer Branch at 516 West Wade Hampton Blvd, branch established on 2003/09/08. 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
  • SunTrust Bank: Greer Bi-Lo Branch at 1365 Wade Hampton Blvd, branch established on 2002/07/15; Greer 2 Branch 712 at 655 W Wade Hampton, branch established on 1921/01/01. 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.
  • CertusBank, National Association: Greer Branch at 518 West Wade Hampton Boulevard, branch established on 2006/11/20. Info updated 2011/05/23: Bank assets: $1,817.6 mil, Deposits: $1,457.3 mil, headquarters in Easley, SC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 36 total offices, Holding Company: Certusholdings, Inc.
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Thornblade Branch at 461 The Parkway, branch established on 1996/05/29. 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
  • Southern First Bank, National Association: Parkway Branch at 307 The Parkway, branch established on 2005/06/30. Info updated 2007/07/10: Bank assets: $766.3 mil, Deposits: $565.3 mil, headquarters in Greenville, SC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 6 total offices, Holding Company: Southern First Bancshares, Inc.
  • 7 other banks with 7 local branches

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

  • Mainstay Suites Greenville Airport, 2671 Dry Pocket Rd, Greer, SC 29650 , Phone: (864) 987-5566, Fax: (864) 675-0305
  • Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites, 2681 Dry Pocket Rd, Greer, SC 29650 , Phone: (864) 213-9331, Fax: (864) 213-9336
  • Comfort Inn, 611 W Wade Hampton Blvd, Greer, SC 29650 , Phone: (864) 848-4995
  • Holiday Inn Express, 1315 W Wade Hampton Blvd, Greer, SC 29650 , Phone: (864) 877-0076, Fax: (864) 877-1001
All 4 fire-safe hotels and motels in Greer, South Carolina

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Greer travel time to work - commute


Greer mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (53%)
  • Electricity (43%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1%)

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Religion statistics for Greer 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 12$53,550$53,5500$0
Other Government Administration 9$30,651$40,8687$8,469
Judicial and Legal 4$13,995$41,9852$1,404
Police Protection - Officers 57$193,045$40,6410$0
Police - Other 11$28,457$31,0440$0
Firefighters 36$116,328$38,7760$0
Fire - Other 1$2,376$28,5120$0
Streets and Highways 7$22,594$38,7330$0
Sewerage 3$12,336$49,3440$0
Parks and Recreation 16$43,040$32,2805$3,837
Other and Unallocable 4$9,077$27,2310$0
Totals for Government 160$525,449$39,40914$13,710

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

  • Current Operations - Gas Utilities: $26,446,000 ($992.53)
    Electric Utilities: $20,114,000 ($754.89)
    Police Protection: $3,609,000 ($135.45)
    Central Staff Services: $2,181,000 ($81.85)
    Regular Highways: $2,132,000 ($80.02)
    Local Fire Protection: $2,108,000 ($79.11)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,055,000 ($39.59)
    Housing and Community Development: $541,000 ($20.30)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $492,000 ($18.47)
    Correctional Institutions: $303,000 ($11.37)
    General - Other: $253,000 ($9.50)
    Water Utilities: $27,000 ($1.01)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $200,000 ($7.51)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $1,707,000 ($64.06)
    Local Fire Protection: $89,000 ($3.34)
    Central Staff Services: $3,000 ($0.11)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $5,862,000 ($220.00)

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

  • Charges - All Other: $395,000 ($14.82)
    Parks and Recreation: $19,000 ($0.71)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,000 ($0.04)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $195,000 ($7.32)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $1,071,000 ($40.20)
    Interest Earnings: $895,000 ($33.59)
    Fines and Forfeits: $378,000 ($14.19)
    Rents: $23,000 ($0.86)
  • Revenue - Gas Utilities: $25,877,000 ($971.18)
    Electric Utilities: $22,100,000 ($829.42)
    Water Utilities: $501,000 ($18.80)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $661,000 ($24.81)
    All Other: $205,000 ($7.69)
    Education: $100,000 ($3.75)
  • Tax - Property: $5,805,000 ($217.86)
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $4,385,000 ($164.57)
    Other Selective Sales: $1,100,000 ($41.28)
    Public Utility License: $223,000 ($8.37)
    Other License: $118,000 ($4.43)

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

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,962,000 ($223.76)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,105,000 ($191.59)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,497,000 ($56.18)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $640,000 ($24.02)

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

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,543,000 ($57.91)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $19,593,000 ($735.33)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,231,000 ($46.20)

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 Greer:

  • WPJM (800 AM; 1 kW; GREER, SC; Owner: FULL GOSPEL WPJM 800 AM RADIO, 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.)
  • WCKI (1300 AM; 1 kW; GREER, SC; Owner: SIRA-PACK RADIO, INC.)
  • WMUU (1260 AM; 5 kW; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: WMUU, INC.)
  • WBCU (1460 AM; 50 kW; UNION, SC)
  • WORD (950 AM; 5 kW; SPARTANBURG, SC; Owner: ENTERCOM GREENVILLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • WYRD (1330 AM; 5 kW; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: ENTERCOM GREENVILLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • WFGW (1010 AM; 50 kW; BLACK MOUNTAIN, NC; Owner: BLUE RIDGE BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WDAB (1580 AM; 5 kW; TRAVELERS REST, SC; Owner: DABNEY-ADAMSON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WSPA (910 AM; 4 kW; SPARTANBURG, SC; Owner: ENTERCOM GREENVILLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • WJFJ (1160 AM; 10 kW; TRYON, NC; Owner: COLUMBUS BROADCAST CORPORATION, INC.)
  • WGVL (1440 AM; 5 kW; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

Strongest FM radio stations in Greer:

  • 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.)
  • WBZT-FM (96.7 FM; MAULDIN, 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)
  • WOLT (103.3 FM; GREER, SC; Owner: ENTERCOM GREENVILLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • WSSL-FM (100.5 FM; GRAY COURT, SC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WTPT (93.3 FM; FOREST CITY, NC; Owner: UPSTATE BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WROQ (101.1 FM; ANDERSON, SC; Owner: OBC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WESC-FM (92.5 FM; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WMYI (102.5 FM; HENDERSONVILLE, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WKSF (99.9 FM; ASHEVILLE, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WMIT (106.9 FM; BLACK MOUNTAIN, NC; Owner: BLUE RIDGE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WNCW (88.7 FM; SPINDALE, NC; Owner: ISOTHERMAL COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • 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.)
  • WJMZ-FM (107.3 FM; ANDERSON, SC; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WTBI-FM (91.7 FM; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: TABERNACLE BAPTIST BIBLE COLLEGE)
  • WAGI-FM (105.3 FM; GAFFNEY, SC; Owner: GAFFNEY BROADCASTING, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Greer:

  • WBSC-TV (Channel 40; ANDERSON, SC; Owner: ANDERSON (WFBC-TV) LICENSEE, INC.)
  • WSQY-LP (Channel 66; SPARTANBURG, SC; Owner: ASHEVILLE MEDIA GROUP, LLC)
  • WHNS (Channel 21; ASHEVILLE, NC; Owner: MEREDITH CORPORATION)
  • WSPA-TV (Channel 7; SPARTANBURG, SC; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL BROADCASTING OF SO. CAROLINA HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WASV-TV (Channel 62; ASHEVILLE, NC; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL BROADCASTING OF SOUTH CAROLINA HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WRET-TV (Channel 49; SPARTANBURG, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)
  • WYFF (Channel 4; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: WYFF HEARST-ARGYLE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WNTV (Channel 29; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)
  • WGGS-TV (Channel 16; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: CAROLINA CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING, INC)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)


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


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 2
Total length: 13 meters (43ft)
Total average daily traffic: 11,225
Total average daily truck traffic: 448

FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 195 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Greer)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Greer, SC)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 25 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 19 (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: 29 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 204 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Greer)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 4 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Greer)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 34 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)


Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 full and 5 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 ORIGINATED94$132,42396$164,293333$162,23315$66,2181$492,88032$94,6211$47,300
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED2$102,1706$129,08822$173,7892$105,8800$02$158,8301$71,330
APPLICATIONS DENIED17$119,40911$115,552107$157,3769$48,4410$05$119,3882$32,100
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN12$119,82311$169,70788$154,8383$59,7000$03$97,8901$90,840
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS3$126,9433$237,88322$135,8430$00$01$61,0600$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0025.01 , 0025.03, 0025.04, 0025.05, 0026.08, 0232.00, 0233.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 full and 5 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED18$155,55422$186,7341$86,830
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED5$150,2547$133,4110$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED2$110,4651$161,3200$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$155,1101$228,7500$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$52,8500$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0025.01 , 0025.03, 0025.04, 0025.05, 0026.08, 0232.00, 0233.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 176
  • Hazardous Condition: 137
  • Service Call: 13
  • Good Intent Call: 17

Incident types - Greer


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

Most common first names in Greer, SC among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James40771.4 years
William33273.6 years
John26771.7 years
Mary20977.2 years
Robert17168.4 years
Charles14468.6 years
Thomas10771.4 years
Annie10682.9 years
George10574.7 years
Ruth8779.8 years
Most common last names in Greer, SC among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith28976.2 years
Jones13173.2 years
Brown11776.0 years
Johnson9472.1 years
Williams9472.9 years
Davis8373.2 years
Wood8075.3 years
Wilson7973.1 years
Green7176.8 years
Vaughn7075.6 years
Businesses in Greer, SC
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1MainStay1
Ace Hardware1MasterBrand Cabinets5
Applebee's1McDonald's4
Arby's2Nike2
AutoZone1Office Depot1
Blockbuster1Papa John's Pizza1
Budget Car Rental1Penske1
Burger King1Pizza Hut2
CVS3Publix Super Markets1
Chick-Fil-A1Quality1
Curves1Quiznos1
DHL1RadioShack1
Dairy Queen1Rite Aid1
Decora Cabinetry1Ryan's Grill1
Domino's Pizza2SAS Shoes1
Dunkin Donuts1SONIC Drive-In1
FedEx8Staples1
GNC1Starbucks1
GameStop1Subway5
H&R Block2Super 81
Hardee's1T-Mobile2
Holiday Inn2Taco Bell1
Home Depot1The Room Place1
Jack In The Box1True Value1
KFC1U-Haul5
Kincaid1UPS13
Lane Furniture1Waffle House3
Little Caesars Pizza1Walgreens2
Long John Silver's1Walmart1
Lowe's1Wendy's1
Browse common businesses in Greer, SC

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