Simpsonville, South Carolina

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Population in 2017: 22,072 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: +53.8%
Males: 10,288  (46.6%)
Females: 11,784  (53.4%)
Median resident age:

39.0 years
South Carolina median age:

39.4 years

Zip codes: 29681.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $61,239 (it was $47,223 in 2000)
Simpsonville:

$61,239
SC:

$50,570

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $31,252 (it was $21,139 in 2000)

Simpsonville city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $171,181 (it was $101,800 in 2000)
Simpsonville:

$171,181
SC:

$161,800

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $179,439; detached houses: $183,876; townhouses or other attached units: $154,377; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $222,271; mobile homes: $19,707

Median gross rent in 2017: $993.

March 2019 cost of living index in Simpsonville: 86.0 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 7.1%
(4.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 9.3% for Black residents, 18.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 11.9% for other race residents, 9.4% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Simpsonville, SC (2017)
    • 14,29266.7%White alone
    • 3,87318.1%Black alone
    • 2,27410.6%Hispanic
    • 4692.2%Asian alone
    • 1760.8%Two or more races
    • 1070.5%Other race alone
    • 320.1%American Indian alone

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



According to our research of South Carolina and other state lists, there were 8 registered sex offenders living in Simpsonville, South Carolina as of May 29, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Simpsonville is 2,610 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is lower than the state average.


Crime rates in Simpsonville by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
2
(13.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(5.7)
1
(5.5)
2
(10.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(4.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(4.4)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
8
(52.9)
6
(39.0)
9
(55.5)
4
(23.5)
5
(28.7)
5
(27.6)
5
(27.1)
11
(58.4)
10
(50.2)
6
(29.2)
15
(70.7)
14
(64.1)
5
(22.1)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
11
(72.7)
7
(45.5)
17
(104.9)
13
(76.3)
12
(68.8)
10
(55.2)
15
(81.3)
7
(37.2)
6
(30.1)
6
(29.2)
14
(66.0)
12
(55.0)
5
(22.1)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
75
(495.8)
81
(527.0)
151
(931.5)
94
(551.9)
65
(372.9)
66
(364.3)
32
(173.4)
39
(207.1)
42
(210.9)
44
(213.9)
41
(193.2)
42
(192.4)
30
(132.5)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
122
(806.5)
126
(819.8)
94
(579.9)
134
(786.7)
124
(711.3)
133
(734.0)
120
(650.4)
82
(435.5)
95
(477.0)
87
(423.0)
69
(325.1)
87
(398.6)
74
(326.8)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
589
(3,894)
541
(3,520)
675
(4,164)
618
(3,628)
512
(2,937)
512
(2,826)
532
(2,883)
533
(2,831)
693
(3,479)
N/A650
(3,063)
616
(2,822)
565
(2,495)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
44
(290.9)
40
(260.2)
49
(302.3)
42
(246.6)
21
(120.5)
23
(126.9)
29
(157.2)
32
(170.0)
37
(185.8)
N/A47
(221.5)
58
(265.7)
55
(242.9)
Arson
(per 100,000)
4
(26.4)
4
(26.0)
3
(18.5)
5
(29.4)
3
(17.2)
2
(11.0)
3
(16.3)
1
(5.3)
0
(0.0)
1
(4.9)
1
(4.7)
0
(0.0)
4
(17.7)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)425.2369.3493.5372.0306.5297.1275.9256.6278.8263.4278.0268.3201.8

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City-data.com crime index in Simpsonville, SC

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 52 (42 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.86
South Carolina average:

2.48
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Ancestries: English (14.3%), American (13.7%), Irish (5.1%), German (4.9%), Italian (1.9%), Scotch-Irish (1.8%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 865 feet

Land area: 6.22 square miles.

Population density: 3,546 people per square mile   (average).

Simpsonville, South Carolina map

1,835 residents are foreign born (4.5% Latin America, 1.1% Europe, 0.9% Africa).

This city:

8.6%
South Carolina:

4.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,195 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $937 (0.6%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Greenville, SC (10.5 miles , pop. 56,002).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Charlotte, NC (87.5 miles , pop. 540,828).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (534.1 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Mauldin, SC (2.0 miles ),
Fountain Inn, SC (2.1 miles ),
Wedgefield, SC (2.3 miles ),
Five Forks, SC (2.3 miles ),
Gantt, SC (2.9 miles ),
Glendale, SC (3.1 miles ),
Golden Grove, SC (3.2 miles ),
Ware Place, SC (3.2 miles )

Latitude: 34.73 N, Longitude: 82.26 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -2,736 (-12.8%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 2,069 (17.1%)

Area code: 864

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

Property values in Simpsonville, SC

Simpsonville satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 62 buildings, average cost: $103,700
  • 1998: 90 buildings, average cost: $78,500
  • 1999: 96 buildings, average cost: $88,900
  • 2000: 96 buildings, average cost: $82,200
  • 2001: 70 buildings, average cost: $94,300
  • 2002: 74 buildings, average cost: $121,200
  • 2003: 141 buildings, average cost: $128,600
  • 2004: 108 buildings, average cost: $111,700
  • 2005: 180 buildings, average cost: $118,200
  • 2006: 261 buildings, average cost: $111,500
  • 2007: 135 buildings, average cost: $133,800
  • 2008: 88 buildings, average cost: $130,500
  • 2009: 26 buildings, average cost: $128,000
  • 2010: 76 buildings, average cost: $192,500
  • 2011: 80 buildings, average cost: $213,800
  • 2012: 116 buildings, average cost: $188,000
  • 2013: 161 buildings, average cost: $159,400
  • 2014: 201 buildings, average cost: $160,300
  • 2015: 258 buildings, average cost: $153,300
  • 2016: 327 buildings, average cost: $153,200
  • 2017: 251 buildings, average cost: $164,100
Number of permits per 10,000 Simpsonville, SC residents
Average permit cost in Simpsonville, SC
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

2.9%
South Carolina:

3.3%
Population change in the 1990s: +2,491 (+21.0%).
Most common industries in Simpsonville, SC (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Construction (7.4%)
  • Plastics & rubber products (5.3%)
  • Health care (5.2%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.1%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.0%)
  • Computer & electronic products (4.6%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (11.8%)
  • Plastics & rubber products (5.9%)
  • Machinery (5.1%)
  • Transportation equipment (5.1%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.9%)
  • Computer & electronic products (4.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.6%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (10.2%)
  • Educational services (8.3%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.3%)
  • Social assistance (6.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.4%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.0%)
  • Plastics & rubber products (4.5%)
Most common occupations in Simpsonville, SC (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.2%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.3%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.7%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (3.6%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.5%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.4%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.2%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.0%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (5.6%)
  • Engineers (5.1%)
  • Computer specialists (4.5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.4%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.0%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8.0%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (7.0%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.0%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.5%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.9%)
  • Child care workers (3.7%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (3.6%)

Average climate in Simpsonville, South Carolina

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Simpsonville, 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 10.9 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 0.4 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 0.4 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 1.3 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 10.9 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 1.3 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:

Simpsonville-area historical tornado activity is near South Carolina state average. It is 13% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/10/1952, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 4.6 miles away from the Simpsonville city center killed 2 people and injured 4 people.

On 5/5/1989, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 30.4 miles away from the city center killed 2 people and injured 35 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Simpsonville-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 61.0 miles away from Simpsonville center
On 11/30/1973 at 07:48:41, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.6 ML) earthquake occurred 121.1 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 192.5 miles away from Simpsonville 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 257.7 miles away from the city center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB) earthquake occurred 175.6 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 169.4 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).
Simpsonville topographic map

Main business address for: KEMET CORP (ELECTRONIC COMPONENTS & ACCESSORIES).

Hospitals and medical centers in Simpsonville:

  • HEARTLAND HOSPICE SERVICES - GREENVILLE (421 SE MAIN STREET)
  • HILLCREST MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (Government - Hospital District or Authority, provides emergency services, 729 SOUTH EAST MAIN STREET)
  • DAYSPRING HEALTH AND REHAB OF SIMPSONVILLE, LLC (721 WEST CURTIS STREET)
  • DIAMOND HEALTH AND REHAB OF SIMPSONVILLE, LLC (807 SOUTH EAST MAIN STREET)
  • PALMETTO CONVALESCENT CENTER (721 W CURTIS ST)
  • DSI POWDERHORN DIALYSIS (16 POWDERHORN ROAD)

Airports located in Simpsonville:

Amtrak station near Simpsonville:

  • 13 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.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Simpsonville:

  • Greenville Technical College (about 9 miles; Greenville, SC; Full-time enrollment: 9,859)
  • Bob Jones University (about 12 miles; Greenville, SC; FT enrollment: 3,308)
  • Furman University (about 17 miles; Greenville, SC; FT enrollment: 2,988)
  • Spartanburg Community College (about 23 miles; Spartanburg, SC; FT enrollment: 4,309)
  • North Greenville University (about 25 miles; Tigerville, SC; FT enrollment: 2,341)
  • University of South Carolina-Upstate (about 25 miles; Spartanburg, SC; FT enrollment: 4,994)
  • Anderson University (about 27 miles; Anderson, SC; FT enrollment: 2,510)

Public high schools in Simpsonville:

Private high schools in Simpsonville:

  • SOUTHSIDE CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 1,060, Location: 2211 WOODRUFF RD, Grades: PK-12)
  • GREENVILLE CLASSICAL ACADEMY (Students: 61, Location: 2519 WOODRUFF RD, Grades: KG-11)

Biggest public elementary/middle schools in Simpsonville:

Private elementary/middle schools in Simpsonville:

  • FIVE OAKS ACADEMY (Students: 164, Location: 1101 JONESVILLE RD, Grades: PK-8)
  • BETHLEHEM CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 77, Location: 4 HARRISON BRIDGE RD, Grades: PK-5)
  • HOPE ACADEMY (Students: 64, Location: 2258 WOODRUFF RD, Grades: UG-5)
See full list of schools located in Simpsonville

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Simpsonville: Simpsonville Fire Department Headquarters (A), Simpsonville Fire Department Station 2 (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Simpsonville Plaza Shopping Center (1), Simpsonville Shopping Center (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Simpsonville Municipal Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Hotels: Jameson Inn Simpsonville (Sj) (45 Ray East Talley Court), Hampton Inn Greenville-Simpsonville (3934 Grandview Drive), Palmetto Inn of Simpsonville (3445 North Industrial Drive).

Court: Simpsonville City - Clerk Of Court (405 East Curtis Street).

Birthplace of: Shane Hall - Stock car racing driver, Stephen Thompson (fighter) - Kickboxer, Greg Taylor - College basketball player (Wofford Terriers), Red Barbary - Baseball player.

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 Simpsonville and their reported violations in the past:

EDGEWATER ACRES (2350024) (Address: ATTN: ROGER DAUGHERTY , Population served: 40, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
Average household size:
This city:

2.6 people
South Carolina:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

71.1%
Whole state:

67.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

5.3%
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: 0.3% of all households
172 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
4 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
35 people in nursing homes in 2000
3 people in other noninstitutional group quarters in 2000

Banks with most branches in Simpsonville (2011 data):

  • SunTrust Bank: Simpsonville Bi-Lo Branch at 699 Fairview Road, branch established on 2003/11/19; Simpsonville Branch 762 at 124 Ne Main St, 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.
  • First Citizens Bank and Trust Company, Inc.: Five Forks Branch at 2708 Woodruff Road, branch established on 2005/12/12; Simpsonville Branch at 636 Fairview Road, branch established on 1999/06/07. 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.
  • The Palmetto Bank: Simpsonville Branch at Maple And College Streets, branch established on 1976/03/22. 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
  • SCBT National Association: Simpsonville Branch at #1 Five Forks Plaza Court, branch established on 2000/05/07. Info updated 2011/08/01: Bank assets: $3,893.8 mil, Deposits: $3,257.7 mil, headquarters in Orangeburg, SC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 79 total offices, Holding Company: Scbt Financial Corporation
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Simpsonville Branch at 667 Fairview Road, branch established on 2004/02/06. 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
  • Provident Community Bank, National Association: Simpsonville Banking Branch at 116 Northeast Main Street, branch established on 2006/03/01. Info updated 2007/04/09: Bank assets: $376.6 mil, Deposits: $283.8 mil, headquarters in Rock Hill, SC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 11 total offices, Holding Company: Provident Community Bancshares, Inc.
  • Woodforest National Bank: Simpsonville Branch at 3950 Grandview Drive, branch established on 2008/03/15. 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)
  • Regions Bank: Simpsonville Branch at 2565 Woodruff Road, branch established on 2006/11/01. Info updated 2011/02/24: Bank assets: $123,368.2 mil, Deposits: $98,301.3 mil, headquarters in Birmingham, AL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1778 total offices, Holding Company: Regions Financial Corporation
  • Branch Banking and Trust Company: Simpsonville Branch at 713 Se Main St, branch established on 1980/12/15. 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
  • 3 other banks with 3 local branches

For population 15 years and over in Simpsonville:

Marital status in Simpsonville, SC
  • Never married: 24.8%
  • Now married: 57.0%
  • Separated: 2.3%
  • Widowed: 4.0%
  • Divorced: 11.9%

For population 25 years and over in Simpsonville:

  • High school or higher: 92.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 34.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 12.2%
  • Unemployed: 2.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.4 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.9
South Carolina average:

11.6

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

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Simpsonville, 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
This county:

2.01 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
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.
South Carolina:

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

8.96 / 10,000 pop.
South Carolina:

7.75 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

8.3%
South Carolina:

10.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

24.4%
South Carolina:

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

13.7%
South Carolina:

13.4%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Simpsonville:

46.5%
South Carolina:

48.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Simpsonville:

42.5%
State:

45.1%

Average BMI:
Simpsonville:

29.1
South Carolina:

29.1

People feeling badly about themselves:
Simpsonville:

22.0%
South Carolina:

20.8%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

10.8%
South Carolina:

11.2%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.7
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Simpsonville:

34.1%
South Carolina:

34.4%

General health condition:
Simpsonville:

54.3%
South Carolina:

54.9%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

79.2%
South Carolina:

79.5%

More about Health and Nutrition of Simpsonville, SC Residents
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
Firefighters 50$155,664$37,3590$0
Police Protection - Officers 35$112,199$38,4680$0
Parks and Recreation 22$46,273$25,24014$5,701
Police - Other 8$24,075$36,1130$0
Solid Waste Management 7$18,352$31,4610$0
Other Government Administration 5$21,370$51,2887$3,967
Sewerage 5$19,767$47,4410$0
Judicial and Legal 4$14,577$43,7310$0
Other and Unallocable 4$13,722$41,1660$0
Fire - Other 4$16,160$48,4800$0
Financial Administration 3$11,995$47,9800$0
Health 1$2,438$29,2560$0
Totals for Government 148$456,592$37,02121$9,668

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

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $8,528,000 ($386.37)
    Sewerage: $8,322,000 ($377.04)
    Water Utilities: $2,698,000 ($122.24)
    Police Protection: $927,000 ($42.00)
    Financial Administration: $103,000 ($4.67)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $9,084,000 ($411.56)
    Sewerage: $5,473,000 ($247.96)
    Regular Highways: $4,429,000 ($200.66)
    Water Utilities: $3,694,000 ($167.36)
    Financial Administration: $1,952,000 ($88.44)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,113,000 ($50.43)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,420,000 ($64.33)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $247,000 ($11.19)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $9,055,000 ($410.25)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $6,075,000 ($275.24)
    Solid Waste Management: $2,086,000 ($94.51)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Sewerage: $8,384,000 ($379.85)
    Highways: $8,116,000 ($367.71)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Sewerage: $666,000 ($30.17)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $3,601,000 ($163.15)
    General Revenue - Other: $666,000 ($30.17)
    Rents: $222,000 ($10.06)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $5,457,000 ($247.24)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $912,000 ($41.32)
  • Tax - Property: $4,539,000 ($205.65)
    Other Selective Sales: $4,008,000 ($181.59)
    Public Utility License: $1,037,000 ($46.98)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $553,000 ($25.05)

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

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $43,607,000 ($1975.67)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $36,665,000 ($1661.15)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,942,000 ($314.52)

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

  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $9,496,000 ($430.23)

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 Simpsonville, SC
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1McDonald's3
Advance Auto Parts2Motel 61
Applebee's1Nike1
Arby's2Panera Bread1
AutoZone1Papa John's Pizza1
Blockbuster2Penske2
Burger King1Pier 1 Imports1
CVS4Pizza Hut1
Chick-Fil-A1Publix Super Markets2
Comfort Suites1Quality1
Cracker Barrel1Quiznos1
Curves1RadioShack1
Days Inn1Rite Aid2
Decora Cabinetry1Ruby Tuesday1
Domino's Pizza1Ryan's Grill1
Dunkin Donuts1SONIC Drive-In1
FedEx4Sprint Nextel2
Firestone Complete Auto Care1Starbucks2
GNC1Subway5
GameStop1T-Mobile3
H&R Block2T.J.Maxx1
Hardee's1Taco Bell1
Hilton1Target1
Holiday Inn1Tire Kingdom1
Home Depot1U-Haul2
Jack In The Box2UPS8
Just Tires1Verizon Wireless1
KFC1Waffle House1
Kohl's1Walgreens1
Little Caesars Pizza1Walmart1
Lowe's1Wendy's1
MasterBrand Cabinets2YMCA1

Strongest AM radio stations in Simpsonville:

  • 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.)
  • WFIS (1600 AM; 1 kW; FOUNTAIN INN, SC; Owner: GOLDEN STRIP BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WBCU (1460 AM; 50 kW; UNION, SC)
  • WYRD (1330 AM; 5 kW; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: ENTERCOM GREENVILLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • WMUU (1260 AM; 5 kW; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: WMUU, INC.)
  • WGVL (1440 AM; 5 kW; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WFGW (1010 AM; 50 kW; BLACK MOUNTAIN, NC; Owner: BLUE RIDGE BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WRIX (1020 AM; daytime; 10 kW; HOMELAND PARK, SC; Owner: AM 1020 INCORPORATED)
  • WORD (950 AM; 5 kW; SPARTANBURG, SC; Owner: ENTERCOM GREENVILLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • WDAB (1580 AM; 5 kW; TRAVELERS REST, SC; Owner: DABNEY-ADAMSON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WTBI (1540 AM; daytime; 10 kW; PICKENS, SC; Owner: TABERNACLE CHRISTIAN SCHOOLS)
  • WBAJ (890 AM; daytime; 50 kW; BLYTHEWOOD, SC; Owner: FAMILY FIRST)

Strongest FM radio stations in Simpsonville:

  • WROQ (101.1 FM; ANDERSON, SC; Owner: OBC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WSSL-FM (100.5 FM; GRAY COURT, SC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • 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)
  • WJMZ-FM (107.3 FM; ANDERSON, SC; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WESC-FM (92.5 FM; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WTPT (93.3 FM; FOREST CITY, NC; Owner: UPSTATE BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WMYI (102.5 FM; HENDERSONVILLE, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WTBI-FM (91.7 FM; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: TABERNACLE BAPTIST BIBLE COLLEGE)
  • 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)
  • W247AB (97.3 FM; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: ISOTHERMAL COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • W220CD (91.9 FM; ENKA, NC; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • WOLT (103.3 FM; GREER, SC; Owner: ENTERCOM GREENVILLE LICENSE, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Simpsonville:

  • WBSC-TV (Channel 40; ANDERSON, SC; Owner: ANDERSON (WFBC-TV) LICENSEE, INC.)
  • WHNS (Channel 21; ASHEVILLE, NC; Owner: MEREDITH CORPORATION)
  • WSQY-LP (Channel 66; SPARTANBURG, SC; Owner: ASHEVILLE MEDIA GROUP, LLC)
  • WRET-TV (Channel 49; SPARTANBURG, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)
  • WASV-TV (Channel 62; ASHEVILLE, NC; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL BROADCASTING OF SOUTH CAROLINA HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WNEH (Channel 38; GREENWOOD, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)
  • WYFF (Channel 4; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: WYFF HEARST-ARGYLE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • W22AC (Channel 22; HARTWELL & ROYSTON, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • WSPA-TV (Channel 7; SPARTANBURG, SC; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL BROADCASTING OF SO. CAROLINA HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WNTV (Channel 29; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)
  • W65DS (Channel 65; HONEA PATH, SC; Owner: CAROLINA CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WGGS-TV (Channel 16; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: CAROLINA CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING, INC)
Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Simpsonville fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 22Number of bridges
  • 184ft / 55.8mTotal length
  • $2,280,000Total costs
  • 293,499Total average daily traffic
  • 27,274Total average daily truck traffic
  • 123,268Total future (year 2037) average daily traffic
New bridges in Simpsonville, SC - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11940-1949
  • 31960-1969
  • 31970-1979
  • 11980-1989
  • 31990-1999
  • 82000-2009
  • 32010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Simpsonville, SC
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 3 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
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 Value
LOANS ORIGINATED71$141,64838$163,052191$153,2655$100,92014$166,3791$16,920
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED6$155,7523$153,68311$171,8340$01$72,2900$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED11$151,0557$136,00163$153,2193$72,3604$66,0330$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN6$161,2386$124,43349$153,8011$123,6402$128,9350$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$126,5802$106,39016$146,9841$62,7400$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0030.04 , 0030.05, 0030.06

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 3 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED10$164,11115$168,673
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED5$173,9825$163,984
APPLICATIONS DENIED2$168,7201$290,800
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$02$116,990
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS2$96,4751$105,140

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0030.04 , 0030.05, 0030.06

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Simpsonville, SC
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Simpsonville, SC - Value

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

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 110. The highest number of fire incidents - 148 took place in 2016, and the least - 73 in 2009. The data has a dropping trend.
    Fire incident types in Simpsonville, SC When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (41.2%), and Structure Fires (33.5%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Simpsonville, SC
    • 77341.2%Outside Fires
    • 62833.5%Structure Fires
    • 32617.4%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 1497.9%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Simpsonville, SC

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

  • Fairfield Inn & Suites, 3821 Grandview Dr, Simpsonville, South Carolina 29680 , Phone: (864) 962-8500, Fax: (864) 962-8501
  • Hampton Inn Simpsonville, 3934 Grandview Dr, Simpsonville, South Carolina 29680 , Phone: (864) 963-9292, Fax: (864) 962-9494
  • Quality Inn, 3755 Grandview Dr, Simpsonville, South Carolina 29680 , Phone: (864) 963-2777, Fax: (864) 963-2777
  • Value Place Simpsonville, 3025 Grandview Dr, Simpsonville, South Carolina 29680 , Phone: (864) 962-9500, Fax: (864) 588-8999
  • Comfort Suites Simpsonville, 3971 Grandview Dr, Simpsonville, South Carolina 29680 , Phone: (864) 757-1552, Fax: (864) 757-1553
  • Holiday Inn Express & Suites Greenville SE-Simpsonville, 642 Fairview Rd, Simpsonville, South Carolina 29680 , Phone: (864) 962-3228, Fax: (864) 962-3229
All 6 fire-safe hotels and motels in Simpsonville, South Carolina
Most common first names in Simpsonville, SC among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James19170.3 years
John14371.4 years
William13572.7 years
Mary11575.4 years
Robert8771.5 years
Charles7371.7 years
Margaret5976.3 years
George5473.6 years
Thomas5268.9 years
Willie4875.8 years
Most common last names in Simpsonville, SC among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith8272.3 years
Jones5277.1 years
Brown4275.3 years
Fowler4276.4 years
Johnson3873.0 years
Sullivan3772.2 years
Henderson3476.1 years
Williams3174.9 years
Thompson3076.5 years
Garrett3072.8 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Simpsonville, SC
  • 50.7%Utility gas
  • 47.2%Electricity
  • 1.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.5%No fuel used
  • 0.5%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Simpsonville, SC
  • 85.2%Electricity
  • 13.4%Utility gas
  • 1.0%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.4%Other fuel


Simpsonville compared to South Carolina state average:

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

Simpsonville on our top lists:

  • #63 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Egypt (population 500+)"
  • #82 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the smallest racial income disparities between White and Black householders (with at least 200 householders)"
  • #8 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest lead air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #22 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest lead air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #27 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Evangelical Protestant adherents"
  • #32 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents that drank alcohol in the past 30 days"
  • #34 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest increase in the number of infant deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
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