Greer, South Carolina

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Population in 2017: 30,899 (99% urban, 1% rural).
Population change since 2000: +83.5%
Males: 14,735  (47.7%)
Females: 16,164  (52.3%)
Median resident age:

34.3 years
South Carolina median age:

39.4 years

Zip codes: 29388, 29650, 29687.

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Estimated median household income in 2017: $54,014 (it was $33,140 in 2000)
Greer:

$54,014
SC:

$50,570

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $28,264 (it was $17,546 in 2000)

Greer city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $170,191 (it was $92,600 in 2000)
Greer:

$170,191
SC:

$161,800

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $163,581; detached houses: $172,719; townhouses or other attached units: $156,811; in 2-unit structures: $210,672; mobile homes: $44,643

Median gross rent in 2017: $848.

March 2019 cost of living index in Greer: 85.7 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 13.8%
(9.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 17.9% for Black residents, 27.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 53.2% for other race residents, 15.4% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Greer, SC (2017)
    • 17,45659.1%White alone
    • 5,13317.4%Black alone
    • 4,42615.0%Hispanic
    • 1,4755.0%Asian alone
    • 8622.9%Two or more races
    • 1270.4%Other race alone
    • 190.06%American Indian alone

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



According to our research of South Carolina and other state lists, there were 28 registered sex offenders living in Greer, South Carolina as of June 06, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Greer is 1,025 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is near the state average.


Crime rates in Greer by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2010

2011

2012

2013

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
1
(4.8)
0
(0.0)
1
(4.3)
1
(4.1)
2
(7.5)
0
(0.0)
1
(3.8)
0
(0.0)
3
(10.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(9.5)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
7
(33.8)
8
(36.8)
4
(17.2)
6
(24.8)
19
(71.0)
15
(58.1)
16
(61.0)
17
(63.1)
13
(46.1)
19
(65.7)
9
(30.4)
11
(34.7)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
34
(164.3)
29
(133.3)
25
(107.6)
23
(95.0)
28
(104.6)
12
(46.5)
20
(76.2)
19
(70.5)
16
(56.7)
22
(76.1)
25
(84.5)
32
(100.9)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
65
(314.1)
44
(202.3)
39
(167.9)
91
(375.7)
89
(332.6)
72
(278.9)
84
(320.0)
89
(330.2)
102
(361.7)
56
(193.6)
89
(300.8)
88
(277.4)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
121
(584.7)
127
(583.8)
185
(796.6)
132
(545.0)
113
(422.3)
118
(457.2)
181
(689.6)
140
(519.4)
140
(496.5)
102
(352.6)
147
(496.9)
158
(498.1)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
604
(2,919)
522
(2,400)
543
(2,338)
553
(2,283)
661
(2,470)
596
(2,309)
587
(2,236)
578
(2,144)
473
(1,677)
575
(1,988)
811
(2,741)
912
(2,875)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
53
(256.1)
68
(312.6)
84
(361.7)
83
(342.7)
64
(239.2)
52
(201.5)
58
(221.0)
50
(185.5)
61
(216.3)
56
(193.6)
100
(338.0)
74
(233.3)
Arson
(per 100,000)
3
(14.5)
3
(13.8)
2
(8.6)
3
(12.4)
4
(14.9)
4
(15.5)
4
(15.2)
2
(7.4)
4
(14.2)
1
(3.5)
5
(16.9)
4
(12.6)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)327.0271.7266.5288.6317.2256.7298.6274.6266.7233.8281.3300.9

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City-data.com crime index in Greer, SC

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 79 (55 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.73
South Carolina average:

2.48
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Ancestries: American (9.4%), English (8.1%), German (6.5%), Irish (4.9%), Italian (2.3%), Scotch-Irish (2.0%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 1016 feet

Land area: 16.1 square miles.

Population density: 1,916 people per square mile   (low).

Greer, South Carolina map

4,342 residents are foreign born (8.6% Latin America).

This city:

14.7%
South Carolina:

4.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,419 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $977 (0.7%)

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 )

Latitude: 34.93 N, Longitude: 82.23 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -301 (-1.0%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 2,976 (18.9%)

Area code: 864

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

Property values in Greer, SC

Greer satellite photo by USGS

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
  • 2013: 135 buildings, average cost: $135,600
  • 2014: 230 buildings, average cost: $182,200
  • 2015: 291 buildings, average cost: $212,800
  • 2016: 521 buildings, average cost: $227,600
  • 2017: 429 buildings, average cost: $229,300
Number of permits per 10,000 Greer, SC residents
Average permit cost in Greer, SC
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

2.5%
South Carolina:

3.3%
Historical population in Greer, SC
Historical housing units in Greer, SC

Population change in the 1990s: +4,850 (+40.4%).
Most common industries in Greer, SC (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Construction (9.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.2%)
  • Health care (7.0%)
  • Educational services (5.0%)
  • Textile mills & textile products (4.4%)
  • Finance & insurance (3.9%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (3.3%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (14.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.2%)
  • Transportation equipment (4.9%)
  • Textile mills & textile products (4.4%)
  • Machinery (3.6%)
  • Food & beverage stores (3.6%)
  • Truck transportation (3.4%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (13.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (9.6%)
  • Educational services (7.6%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.3%)
  • Textile mills & textile products (4.3%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.2%)
  • Personal & laundry services (3.9%)
Most common occupations in Greer, SC (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.4%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.1%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.0%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.0%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.0%)
  • Cashiers (2.7%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (7.1%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.5%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.2%)
  • Construction laborers (3.9%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (3.9%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.9%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.7%)
  • Cashiers (5.4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.9%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.9%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.8%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (3.7%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.7%)

Average climate in Greer, South Carolina

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Greer, South Carolina environmental map by EPA

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

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 59.2. This is better than average.

City:

59.2
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2011 was 0.187. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 5.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.187
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 7.65. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 0.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.65
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.154. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 0.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.154
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 25.8. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 2.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

25.8
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 12.3. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 11.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

12.3
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 6.56. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 5.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.56
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2011 was 0.00369. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 10.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00369
U.S.:

0.00984

Tornado activity:

Greer-area historical tornado activity is near South Carolina state average. It is 5% 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 slightly above South Carolina state average. It is 83% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 74.7 miles away from the city center
On 11/30/1973 at 07:48:41, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.6 ML) earthquake occurred 114.9 miles away from Greer 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 245.8 miles away from Greer 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 195.9 miles away from the city center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB) earthquake occurred 184.3 miles away from Greer center
On 11/23/2006 at 10:42:57, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.3 LG) earthquake occurred 154.6 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 Greenville County (9) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 5

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

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

Hospitals in Greer:

  • CAROLINA CTR FOR BEHAVIORAL HEALTH,THE (2700 E PHILLIPS RD)
  • GREER MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, 830 SOUTH BUNCOMBE ROAD)
  • JOURNEY HOSPICE OF SOUTH CAROLINA, LLC (420 THE PARKWAY, SUITE N)
  • VILLAGE HOSPITAL (Government - Hospital District or Authority, 250 WESTMORELAND ROAD)

Nursing Homes in Greer:

  • ALLEN BENNETT MEM HOSP SUBACUTE CARE (313 MEMORIAL DRIVE)
  • ALPHA HEALTH AND REHAB OF GREER, LLC (401 CHANDLER RD)
  • GREER HEALTHCARE INC ICF (CHANLDER RD AT MEMORIAL DR)
  • NHC HEALTHCARE - GREENVILLE (1305 BOILING SPRINGS ROAD)
  • THE COTTAGES AT BRUSHY CREEK (101 COTTAGE CREEK CIRCLE)

Dialysis Facilities in Greer:

  • GREER KIDNEY CENTER INC (211 VILLAGE DRIVE)
  • GREER SOUTH DIALYSIS (3254 BRUSHY CREEK ROAD)

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.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Greer:

  • Bob Jones University (about 9 miles; Greenville, SC; Full-time enrollment: 3,308)
  • Greenville Technical College (about 12 miles; Greenville, SC; FT enrollment: 9,859)
  • Furman University (about 13 miles; Greenville, SC; FT enrollment: 2,988)
  • North Greenville University (about 13 miles; Tigerville, SC; FT enrollment: 2,341)
  • Spartanburg Community College (about 14 miles; Spartanburg, SC; FT enrollment: 4,309)
  • University of South Carolina-Upstate (about 16 miles; Spartanburg, SC; FT enrollment: 4,994)
  • Isothermal Community College (about 34 miles; Spindale, NC; FT enrollment: 2,165)

Public high schools in Greer:

  • GREER HIGH (Students: 1,144, Location: 3000 EAST GAP CREEK DRIVE, Grades: 9-12)
  • BLUE RIDGE HIGH (Students: 1,133, Location: 2151 FEWS CHAPEL ROAD, Grades: 9-12)
  • J. HARLEY BONDS CAREER CENTER (Students: 507, Location: 505 NORTH MAIN STREET, Grades: 9-12)
  • RIVERSIDE HIGH (Location: 794 HAMMETT BRIDGE ROAD, Grades: 9-12)

Private high school in Greer:

  • CALVARY CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 75, Location: 101 CALVARY ST, Grades: PK-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Greer:

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Points of interest:

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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

Main business address in Greer include: RYANS RESTAURANT GROUP INC (A), GREER BANCSHARES INC (B). 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

Birthplace of: David Bennett (American football) - Football coach, Michael Roth (baseball) - Baseball player, Kris Bruton - Basketball player, Julian Mayfield - Actor.

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

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

BLUE RIDGE WATER CO INC (2320003) (Population served: 25,645, Purch surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Failure Submit IDSE/Subpart V Plan Rpt - In JAN-02-2009, Contaminant: DBP STAGE 2. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (FEB-24-2011)
THE CLIFFS AT GLASSY (2350023) (Population served: 367, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Routine (IDSE) - In APR-02-2008, Contaminant: DBP STAGE 2
GAULEY FALLS W/S (3950004) (Population served: 36, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
TURTLEHEAD S/D (3750022) (Population served: 32, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-22-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-22-2010), St Compliance achieved (AUG-01-2010)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-06-2006), St Public Notif requested (NOV-06-2006), St Public Notif received (NOV-21-2006), St Compliance achieved (JUL-01-2010)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In DEC-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-10-2006), St Public Notif requested (JAN-10-2006), St Public Notif received (NOV-21-2006), St Compliance achieved (JUL-01-2010)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In MAY-01-2010, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-01-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-01-2010), St Compliance achieved (AUG-01-2010), St Public Notif received (JUL-01-2011)
  • One minor monitoring violation

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

  • GREER CPW (2310005) (Population served: 39,706, Primary Water Source Type: Surface water)
  • CLIFFS VALLEY NORTH S/D (Serves NC, Population served: 50, Primary Water Source Type: Purch surface water)
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

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

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

For population 15 years and over in Greer:

Marital status in Greer, SC
  • Never married: 30.8%
  • Now married: 50.6%
  • Separated: 2.4%
  • Widowed: 5.2%
  • Divorced: 10.9%

For population 25 years and over in Greer:

  • High school or higher: 85.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 33.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 10.9%
  • Unemployed: 6.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.8 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

12.6
South Carolina average:

11.6

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

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

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

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

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 86
Here:

2.01 / 10,000 pop.
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
This county:

4.63 / 10,000 pop.
South Carolina:

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

8.96 / 10,000 pop.
South Carolina:

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

8.3%
South Carolina:

10.6%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

24.4%
South Carolina:

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

13.7%
State:

13.4%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Greer:

49.1%
South Carolina:

48.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Greer:

46.7%
South Carolina:

45.1%

Average BMI:
Greer:

28.7
South Carolina:

29.1

People feeling badly about themselves:
Greer:

20.0%
State:

20.8%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Greer:

10.3%
State:

11.2%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Greer:

6.8
South Carolina:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

32.9%
South Carolina:

34.4%

General health condition:
This city:

56.5%
State:

54.9%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

80.3%
State:

79.5%

More about Health and Nutrition of Greer, SC Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2016)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 54$209,026$46,4500$0
Firefighters 37$137,512$44,5980$0
Parks and Recreation 20$67,607$40,56417$18,655
Other and Unallocable 14$56,850$48,7293$4,085
Police - Other 14$42,645$36,5532$3,273
Streets and Highways 12$37,291$37,2910$0
Financial Administration 9$39,766$53,0213$4,741
Other Government Administration 7$49,350$84,6007$6,374
Judicial and Legal 6$22,781$45,5625$8,700
Correction 4$12,108$36,3240$0
Fire - Other 1$2,726$32,7120$0
Totals for Government 178$677,662$45,68537$45,828

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

  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $39,732,000 ($1285.87)
    Gas Utilities: $22,934,000 ($742.22)
    Water Utilities: $6,718,000 ($217.42)
    Sewerage: $6,240,000 ($201.95)
    Police Protection: $5,740,000 ($185.77)
    General Public Buildings: $3,305,000 ($106.96)
    Local Fire Protection: $3,052,000 ($98.77)
    Regular Highways: $2,334,000 ($75.54)
    Parks and Recreation: $2,323,000 ($75.18)
    Financial Administration: $1,890,000 ($61.17)
    Central Staff Services: $1,205,000 ($39.00)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,065,000 ($34.47)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $642,000 ($20.78)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $2,713,000 ($87.80)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $1,000,000 ($32.36)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General Public Building: $301,000 ($9.74)
    Police Protection: $285,000 ($9.22)
    Parks and Recreation: $114,000 ($3.69)
    Local Fire Protection: $74,000 ($2.39)
    Central Staff Services: $40,000 ($1.29)
    Regular Highways: $21,000 ($0.68)
    Financial Administration: $4,000 ($0.13)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,000 ($0.06)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $15,807,000 ($511.57)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $6,211,000 ($201.01)
    Other: $934,000 ($30.23)
    Parks and Recreation: $202,000 ($6.54)
    Solid Waste Management: $62,000 ($2.01)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $18,000 ($0.58)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $8,000 ($0.26)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Electric Utilities: $1,000,000 ($32.36)
    Other: $714,000 ($23.11)
    Public Welfare: $383,000 ($12.40)
    Highways: $98,000 ($3.17)
    General Local Government Support: $25,000 ($0.81)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $401,000 ($12.98)
    Rents: $77,000 ($2.49)
    Interest Earnings: $66,000 ($2.14)
    General Revenue - Other: $15,000 ($0.49)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $41,349,000 ($1338.20)
    Gas Utilities: $26,759,000 ($866.02)
    Water Utilities: $8,116,000 ($262.66)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $491,000 ($15.89)
    Other: $95,000 ($3.07)
  • Tax - Property: $10,922,000 ($353.47)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $5,655,000 ($183.02)
    Other Selective Sales: $1,948,000 ($63.04)
    Other License: $1,022,000 ($33.08)
    Public Utility License: $344,000 ($11.13)

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

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $85,983,000 ($2782.71)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $82,193,000 ($2660.05)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $8,379,000 ($271.17)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,590,000 ($148.55)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $27,175,000 ($879.48)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,417,000 ($45.86)

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

Here:

7.16%
South Carolina average:

7.95%

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

0.05%
South Carolina average:

0.07%

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


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

Here:

6.07%
South Carolina average:

6.98%

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

0.07%
South Carolina average:

0.07%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Spartanburg County, SC  0.98% ($45,807 average AGI)
to Anderson County, SC  0.57% ($46,222)
to Pickens County, SC  0.48% ($48,958)
Businesses in Greer, SC
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Lowe's1
Ace Hardware1MainStay1
Advance Auto Parts1MasterBrand Cabinets5
Applebee's1McDonald's4
Arby's2Nike2
AutoZone1Nissan1
Blockbuster1Office Depot1
Budget Car Rental1Papa John's Pizza1
Burger King1Penske1
CVS3Pizza Hut2
Chevrolet1Publix Super Markets1
Chick-Fil-A1Quality1
Curves1Quiznos1
DHL1RadioShack1
Dairy Queen1Rite Aid1
Decora Cabinetry1Ryan's Grill1
Domino's Pizza2SAS Shoes1
Dunkin Donuts1SONIC Drive-In1
FedEx8Staples1
Ford1Starbucks1
GNC1Subway5
GameStop1Super 81
H&R Block2T-Mobile2
Hardee's1Taco Bell1
Holiday Inn2The Room Place1
Home Depot1Toyota1
Honda1True Value1
Hyundai1U-Haul5
Jack In The Box1UPS13
KFC1Waffle House3
Kincaid1Walgreens2
Lane Furniture1Walmart1
Little Caesars Pizza1Wendy's1
Long John Silver's1

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
See more detailed statistics of Greer fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 118Number of bridges
  • 1,070ft / 326mTotal length
  • $7,881,000Total costs
  • 1,678,985Total average daily traffic
  • 221,751Total average daily truck traffic
New bridges in Greer, SC - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 21930-1939
  • 31940-1949
  • 101950-1959
  • 171960-1969
  • 51970-1979
  • 131980-1989
  • 241990-1999
  • 332000-2009
  • 112010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Greer, SC
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 270 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Greer)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Greer, SC)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 35 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 22 (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: 33 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 274 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Greer)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 8 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Greer)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 58 (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 in Greer, SC
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Greer, SC - Value

2003 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2003 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 240. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 385 took place in 2007, and the least - 90 in 2003. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in Greer, SC When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (40.9%), and Structure Fires (36.4%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Greer, SC
    • 1,57040.9%Outside Fires
    • 1,40036.4%Structure Fires
    • 72919.0%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 1443.7%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Greer, SC

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

  • Mainstay Suites Greenville Airport, 2671 Dry Pocket Rd, Greer, South Carolina 29650 , Phone: (864) 987-5566, Fax: (864) 675-0305
  • Holiday Inn Express & Suites, 2681 Dry Pocket Rd, Greer, South Carolina 29650 , Phone: (864) 213-9331, Fax: (864) 213-9336
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in Greer, South Carolina
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
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Greer, SC
  • 61.3%Utility gas
  • 35.6%Electricity
  • 2.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.4%Wood
  • 0.1%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Greer, SC
  • 67.7%Electricity
  • 31.0%Utility gas
  • 0.7%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.2%No fuel used


Greer compared to South Carolina state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.
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