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Greenville County, South Carolina (SC)


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County population in 2012: 467,605 (87% urban, 13% rural); it was 379,616 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 85,768
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 33,271
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 101,971
Renter-occupied apartments: 57,492 (it was 47,585 in 2000)
% of renters here:

32%
State:

31%

Land area: 790 sq. mi.
Water area: 4.9 sq. mi.
Population density: 584 people per square mile 
 
 (high).

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Greenville County: 87.6 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: .

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 86%
  • Government: 8%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 5%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Greenville County, South Carolina:


Median resident age:  37.0 years
South Carolina median age:  37.0 years

Males: 218,791  (41.0%)
Females: 232,434  (59.0%)

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Greenville County,SC real estate house value trend



Average household size:
Greenville County:

2.0 people
South Carolina:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2009: $45,661 ($41,149 in 1999)
This county:

$45661
South Carolina:

$42442

Median contract rent in 2009 for apartments: $566 (lower quartile is $433, upper quartile is $711)
This county:

$566
State:

$545


Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $157,200 (it was $102,700 in 2000)
Greenville County:

$157,200
South Carolina:

$137,500
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $98,400 - $242,700

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $224,000
Here:

$224,000
State:

$217,639

Townhouses or other attached units: $158,607
Here:

$158,607
State:

$164,785

In 2-unit structures: $187,850
Here:

$187,850
State:

$197,041

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $256,309
Here:

$256,309
State:

$210,002

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $154,731
Here:

$154,731
State:

$191,373

Mobile homes: $62,209
Here:

$62,209
State:

$45,713

Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $60,192
Here:

$60,192
State:

$45,615
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,223
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $313

Institutionalized population: 4,047

Crime in 2005 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):


Crime in 2004 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):


Greenville County, SC map from a distance

Health of residents in Greenville County based on CDC Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System Survey Questionnaires from 2003 to 2009:

General health status score of residents in this county from 1 (poor) to 5 (excellent) is 3.5. This is about average.
75.9% of residents exercised in the past month. This is about average.
45.1% of residents smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives. This is about average.
70.8% of adult residents drank alcohol in the past 30 days. This is more than average.
69.9% of residents visited a dentist within the past year. This is about average.
Average weight of males is 196 pounds. This is more than average.
Average weight of females is 163 pounds. This is more than average.
38.4% of residents keep firearms around their homes. This is about average.


Single-family new house construction building permits:

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results



Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2009: $991 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2009: $658 (0.5%)


Greenville County household income distribution in 2009 Greenville County home values distribution


Greenville County contract rent distribution in 2009

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2009: 15.6%
(10.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 26.8% for Black residents, 33.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2009: 15.6%
Greenville County:

15.6%
South Carolina:

17.1%
(10.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 26.8% for Black residents, 33.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents)

Median age of residents in 2010: 37 years old
(Males: 36 years old, Females: 38 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 39 years old, Black residents: 32 years old, American Indian residents: 31 years old, Asian residents: 33 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 26 years old, Other race residents: 25 years old)

Area name: Greenville, SC HUD Metro FMR Area
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Greenville County is $539 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $599 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $791 a month.

Cities in this county include: Greenville, Wade Hampton, Taylors, Greer, Mauldin, Simpsonville, Berea, Gantt, Parker, Five Forks.

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

2005 air pollution in Greenville County:

Carbon Monoxide: 2 ppm (standard limit: 9 ppm). Near U.S. average.
Lead: 0.01 µg/m3 (standard limit: 1.5 µg/m3). Near U.S. average.
Nitrogen Dioxide: 0.013 ppm (standard limit: 0.053 ppm). Near U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM10) 24-hour: 76 µg/m3(standard limit: 150 µg/m3). Near U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual: 15.8 µg/m3(standard limit: 15.0 µg/m3). Near U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) 24-hour: 36 µg/m3(standard limit: 35 µg/m3). Near U.S. average.
Sulfur Oxides Annual: 0.003 ppm (standard limit: 0.03 ppm). Near U.S. average.
Sulfur Oxides 24-hour: 0.016 ppm (standard limit: 0.14 ppm). Near U.S. average.


Local government website: www.greenvillecounty.org

Click to draw/clear Greenville County borders

Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in Greenville County: O'Neal Detention Center (A), Paradise Camp (B), Riverside Speedway (C), Travelers Rest Correctional Center (D), Besse Crossroads (E), Bonnie Brae Golf Course (F), Fox Run Country Club (G), Furman Golf Course (H), Green Valley Country Club (I), Hejaz Shrine Country Club (J), Northwood Industrial Park (K), Carolina Springs Country Club (L), Donaldson Golf Course (M), Golden Strip Industrial Park (N), Camp Greenville (O), Camp Marietta (P), Camp Old Indian (Q), Camp Parker (R), Camp Stanley Harris (S), Camp White Pine (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Eastgate Shopping Center (1), Hillandale Plaza Shopping Center (2), Greenville Mall Shopping Center (3), Maxwell Point Shopping Center (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Greenville County include: Pleasant Grove Church (A), Pleasant View Church (B), Reedy Fork Church (C), Reedy River Church (D), Rock Hill Church (E), Saint Johns Church (F), Saint Lukes Church (G), Saint Matthews Church (H), Sandy Springs Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Fellowship Cemetery (1), Mullinax Cemetery (2), Saluda Hill Cemetery (3), Gaines Cemetery (4), Cooley Cemetery (5), Grandview Cemetery (6), Hawkins-Hightower Family Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Buckhorn Lake (A), Rutledge Lake (B), Hunts Lake (C), Hugey Pond (D), L A Hendricks Pond (E), Rich Pond (F), Lake Rotary (G), Tankersley Lake (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Devils Fork Creek (A), Fall Creek (B), Graze Branch (C), Wolf Creek (D), Whitmire Branch (E), Whites Branch (F), Tankersley Branch (G), Talley Creek (H), Sunfish Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Greenville County include: Paris Mountain State Park (1), Poe Mill Park (2), Lakeside Park (3), Southside Park (4), Caesars Head State Park (5), Northside PArk (6), Pleasant Ridge State Park (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

 

Neighboring counties: Abbeville County , Anderson County , Laurens County , Pickens County , Spartanburg County , Henderson County, North Carolina , Polk County, North Carolina , Transylvania County, North Carolina .

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)


Current college students: 20,732
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 79.5%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 26.2%

Number of foreign born residents: 18,420 (30% naturalized citizens)

Greenville County:

4.9%
Whole state:

2.9%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population


Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.6 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 87.3%

Greenville County marital status for males
Greenville County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:


Housing units in Greenville County with a mortgage: 60,210 (6,987 second mortgage, 9,133 home equity loan, 264 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 24,041

Here:

71.5% with mortgage
State:

66.8% with mortgage



Religion statistics:

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 57.34%
Here57.3%
USA50.2%
Total adherents: 217,660
Total congregations: 449

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchCatholic ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)Church of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)
Adherents108,070 (49.7%)24,834 (11.4%)17,684 (8.1%)13,188 (6.1%)9,349 (4.3%)
Congregations168 (37.4%)64 (14.3%)7 (1.6%)20 (4.5%)31 (6.9%)
NameEpiscopal Church Non-Charismatic Churches IndependentInternational Pentecostal Holiness ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaOther
Adherents6,500 (3.0%)5,900 (2.7%)4,968 (2.3%)3,555 (1.6%)23,612 (10.8%)
Congregations9 (2.0%)6 (1.3%)16 (3.6%)6 (1.3%)122 (27.2%)
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.

Religions in Greenville County - Greenville, Wade Hampton, Taylors, Greer, Mauldin

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 86
This county:

2.01 / 10,000 pop.
South Carolina:

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
This 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%
State:

13.4%


Agriculture in Greenville County:

Average size of farms: 96 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $19,972
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $857.90
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 54.87%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 18.07%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $25,025
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 19.96%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 9.44%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $32,817
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 93.62%
Average age of principal farm operators: 56 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 12.75
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 3.73%
Corn for grain: 137 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 533 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 236 harvested acres
Vegetables: 1,248 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 1,737 acres

Tornado activity:

Greenville County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is slightly above South Carolina state average. It is 2.1 times above overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused 2 fatalities and 57 injuries recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 5/27/1973, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado injured 40 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Greenville County-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 68.9 miles away from the county 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 74.8 miles away from the county center
On 3/18/2003 at 06:04:24, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 86.7 miles away from the county center
On 12/7/2007 at 11:07:03, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 28.7 miles away from Greenville County center
On 1/3/1992 at 04:21:22, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 MD, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 63.6 miles away from the county center
On 8/4/2007 at 10:04:46, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 5.8 mi) earthquake occurred 46.0 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent 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

Class of Workers


Most common industries in 2009 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (13%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
  • Educational services (5%)
  • Health care (4%)
  • Machinery (4%)
  • Health care (16%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (4%)
  • Department and other general merchandise stores (3%)
Most common occupations in 2009 (%)
Males Females
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (7%)
  • Engineers (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4%)
  • Cashiers (4%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3%)

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):




Most common first ancestries reported in Greenville County (%):





Greenville County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 151,339 (82%)
  • Carpooled: 23,070 (12%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 611 (0%)
  • Streetcar or trolley car: 15 (0%)
  • Subway or elevated: 11 (0%)
  • Ferryboat: 8 (0%)
  • Taxi: 130 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 244 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 238 (0%)
  • Walked: 4,007 (2%)
  • Other means: 1,341 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 4,447 (2%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders


People in group quarters in Greenville County, South Carolina in 2000:

People in group quarters in Greenville County, South Carolina in 2010:


Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2005 was $57,128.

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%

3.08% relocated from other counties in South Carolina ($15,152 average AGI)
4.32% relocated from other states ($31,715 average AGI)
Greenville County:

4.32%
South Carolina average:

4.33%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


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)
from Laurens County, SC  0.32% ($28,688)
from Richland County, SC  0.17% ($38,971)
from Charleston County, SC  0.13% ($39,053)
from Mecklenburg County, NC  0.11% ($68,525)


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%

2.98% relocated to other counties in South Carolina ($19,702 average AGI)
2.90% relocated to other states ($25,964 average AGI)
Greenville County:

2.90%
South Carolina average:

3.21%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


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)
to Laurens County, SC  0.29% ($30,141)
to Charleston County, SC  0.15% ($54,407)
to Richland County, SC  0.14% ($36,934)
to Mecklenburg County, NC  0.13% ($57,618)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 14.2
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 14.3

Births per 1000 population in Greenville County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 8.3
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 8.4

Deaths per 1000 population in Greenville County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 8.3
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 6.1

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Greenville County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2003: 56,817 (46,311 aged, 10,506 disabled)
Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 12%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 11%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 1.25
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 13291.74
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 293.890
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 42148.54

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1422.740
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 787.710
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 8.35

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 43.8
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 96.96

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 14.73
Beer, wine & liquor stores per 100,000 population in 2005: 1

Homicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 74.5. This is less than state average.

Mechanisms of homicide:

 

Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 47.9
  • Other - 26.6

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 127.4. This is more than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide:

 

Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 73.8
  • Poisoning - 30.9
  • Suffocation - 18.7
  • Other - 4.0

Household type by relationship:

Households: 439,371

Size of family households: 51,974 2-persons, 28,316 3-persons, 23,113 4-persons, 10,253 5-persons, 3,649 6-persons, 2,057 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 47,702 1-person, 7,926 2-persons, 1,046 3-persons, 326 4-persons, 110 5-persons, 42 6-persons, 17 7-or-more-persons.

92.9% of residents of Greenville County speak English at home.
3.9% of residents speak Spanish at home (44% speak English very well, 17% speak English well, 26% speak English not well, 13% don't speak English at all).
1.9% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (71% speak English very well, 21% speak English well, 7% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
0.9% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (46% speak English very well, 26% speak English well, 24% speak English not well, 4% don't speak English at all).
0.3% of residents speak other language at home (63% speak English very well, 15% speak English well, 9% speak English not well, 13% don't speak English at all).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $2,055,176,000 ($5123 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $338,242,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $899,814,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $362,387,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $8,315,000
Federal grants: $353,061,000
Federal procurement contracts: $308,262,000 ($263,443,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $123,337,000 ($22,210,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $40,101,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $191,769,000
Federal Government insurance: $92,169,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 28,698
Here:

70 per 1000 residents
State:

69 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 17,624
Here:

43 per 1000 residents
State:

46 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +7,130
Here:

+18 per 1000 residents
State:

+9 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +10,043
Here:

+25 per 1000 residents
State:

+27 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Greenville County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 48.34 millions of gallons per day (0% from ground, 100% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.2
State:

5.9

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.2
State:

4.3

Year house built

Rooms in houses/apartments in Greenville County, South Carolina
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 45
  • 2 rooms: 464
  • 3 rooms: 2,047
  • 4 rooms: 8,762
  • 5 rooms: 22,451
  • 6 rooms: 24,817
  • 7 rooms: 17,591
  • 8 rooms: 12,536
  • 9+ rooms: 13,258
  • 1 room: 1,007
  • 2 rooms: 3,557
  • 3 rooms: 8,498
  • 4 rooms: 15,613
  • 5 rooms: 10,699
  • 6 rooms: 5,156
  • 7 rooms: 1,888
  • 8 rooms: 775
  • 9+ rooms: 392
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Greenville County, South Carolina
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 138
  • 1 bedroom: 1,743
  • 2 bedrooms: 20,355
  • 3 bedrooms: 56,597
  • 4 bedrooms: 19,809
  • 5+ bedrooms: 3,329
  • no bedroom: 1,225
  • 1 bedroom: 11,756
  • 2 bedrooms: 22,004
  • 3 bedrooms: 11,016
  • 4 bedrooms: 1,335
  • 5+ bedrooms: 249
Cars and other vehicles available in Greenville County, South Carolina in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 3,718
  • 1 vehicle: 26,742
  • 2 vehicles: 47,433
  • 3 vehicles: 18,333
  • 4 vehicles: 4,372
  • 5+ vehicles: 1,373
  • no vehicle: 7,578
  • 1 vehicle: 24,487
  • 2 vehicles: 12,847
  • 3 vehicles: 2,215
  • 4 vehicles: 329
  • 5+ vehicles: 129

53% of Greenville County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 55% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 34% lived in South Carolina.

Greenville County:

52.8%
State average:

56.8%


Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:


Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $102,300


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 1%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 1%

Year Householders Moved Into Unit:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Greenville County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (45.6%)
  • Electricity (38.5%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (8.9%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (5.8%)
  • Wood (1.0%)
  • Electricity (59.9%)
  • Utility gas (27.0%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (8.7%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3.4%)



Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 5,855
Here:

13.6%
South Carolina:

9.2%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 2,239
Here:

10.9%
South Carolina:

8.1%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 8,118
Here:

45.8%
South Carolina:

20.3%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)


Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninst.)


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Greenville County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1991
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Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Greenville County Fatal accident statistics for 1992 - 2009
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Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 90 full 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 ORIGINATED2,308$142,0402,408$183,8769,444$184,805290$95,2487$3,698,429723$147,13898$73,388
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED122$137,107140$177,486660$165,33933$70,8790$055$130,09124$55,417
APPLICATIONS DENIED415$126,817341$145,6302,909$169,559203$47,9212$200,000247$136,911115$56,252
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN237$135,481342$186,1522,271$171,05579$100,1393$7,773,333150$127,30030$87,067
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS62$134,25874$190,216586$185,46823$101,1300$029$147,6217$70,000
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Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 85 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
D) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED570$187,756535$187,1786$110,3330$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED188$220,064151$184,0538$120,8751$86,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED47$175,23452$203,1350$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN31$163,45234$189,2940$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS21$166,42910$206,5003$98,6671$83,000
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Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value


Most common first names in Greenville County, SC among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James3,36470.5 years
William2,51972.9 years
John2,27971.9 years
Mary2,01977.0 years
Robert1,49469.9 years
Charles1,22669.7 years
Thomas90671.4 years
George89574.2 years
Annie79880.1 years
Willie78972.8 years
Most common last names in Greenville County, SC among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith1,67073.7 years
Jones94973.8 years
Williams90372.3 years
Brown82373.8 years
Davis71773.3 years
Johnson70872.3 years
Wilson51273.9 years
Taylor48773.8 years
Moore46373.6 years
Thompson44473.3 years
Businesses in Greenville County, SC
NameCountNameCount
ALDO1Kincaid2
AMF Bowling1Kmart4
AT&T6Knights Inn1
Abercrombie & Fitch1Kohl's2
Ace Hardware4La Quinta2
Aeropostale1La-Z-Boy1
American Eagle Outfitters2Lane Bryant1
Ann Taylor2Lane Furniture7
Apple Store1LensCrafters2
Applebee's4Little Caesars Pizza13
Arby's9Long John Silver's3
Ashley Furniture1Lowe's4
AutoZone7Macy's1
Avenue1MainStay1
BMW1Marriott6
Bakers1Marshalls1
Banana Republic1MasterBrand Cabinets19
Bath & Body Works2McDonald's20
Bed Bath & Beyond1Men's Wearhouse2
Best Western1Motel 62
Blockbuster8Motherhood Maternity3
Brookstone1New Balance7
Budget Car Rental1Nike17
Buffalo Wild Wings1Office Depot3
Burger King16OfficeMax1
Buybuy BABY1Old Navy2
CVS25Olive Garden2
Cache1On The Border1
CarMax1Outback1
Casual Male XL1Outback Steakhouse1
Catherines2Pac Sun1
Charlotte Russe1Panera Bread5
Chick-Fil-A10Papa John's Pizza6
Chico's2Payless3
Chipotle1Penske6
Chuck E. Cheese's1PetSmart3
Church's Chicken3Pier 1 Imports2
Clarion1Pizza Hut11
Cold Stone Creamery1Publix Super Markets10
Coldwater Creek1Quality4
Comfort Inn3Quiznos5
Comfort Suites1RadioShack8
Costco1Red Lobster1
Cracker Barrel1Red Robin1
Curves9Red Roof Inn1
DHL3Rite Aid11
Dairy Queen2Rooms To Go2
Days Inn2Ruby Tuesday5
Decora Cabinetry6Rue211
Dennys1Ryan's Grill4
Discount Tire3Ryder Rental & Truck Leasing1
Domino's Pizza4SAS Shoes3
DressBarn2SONIC Drive-In5
Dunkin Donuts8Sam's Club1
Econo Lodge1Sears3
Express1Shoe Carnival2
Extended Stay America1Sleep Inn2
FedEx64Soma Intimates1
Finish Line1Spencer Gifts1
Firestone Complete Auto Care6Sprint Nextel9
Foot Locker1Staples3
GNC9Starbucks12
GameStop10Steak 'n Shake1
Gap1Studio Plus Deluxe Studios1
Goodwill2Subway36
Gymboree1Super 81
H&R Block21T-Mobile21
Hardee's11T.G.I. Driday's1
Havertys Furniture1T.J.Maxx3
Haworth1Taco Bell7
Hawthorn1Talbots2
Hobby Lobby2Target3
Holiday Inn8Tire Kingdom4
Hollister Co.1Toys"R"Us2
Home Depot5True Value4
Hot Topic1U-Haul20
Hyatt2UPS74
IHOP2Vans2
InTown Suites2Verizon Wireless5
J. Jill1Victoria's Secret1
J.Crew1Waffle House16
JCPenney1Walgreens13
Jack In The Box6Walmart6
JoS. A. Bank1Wendy's10
Johnny Rockets1Westin1
Jones New York4Whole Foods Market1
Journeys1Wingate1
Just Tires5YMCA7
KFC9
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