Greenville County SC Information


Greenville County Subdivisions

Greenville County SC Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 481,317
Population in Households 469,447
Population in Familes 383,193
Population in Group Qrtrs 11,870
Population Density1 613
Diversity Index2 53


Total Households 188,286
Average Household Size 2.49
Family Households 126,192
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 207,664 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 122,516 (59.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 65,770 (31.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 19,378 ( 9.3%)
Median Home Value $179,656
Average Home Value $226,099


Median Household Income $49,349
Average Household Income $67,901
Per Capita Income $26,770
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.24% 1.37%
Households 1.24% 1.38%
Families 1.07% 1.28%
Median Household Income   2.37%
Per Capita Income   2.45%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Greenville County SC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Greenville County to the other 46 counties and county equivalents in South Carolina by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 1 100th
Population Density1 # 1 100th
Diversity Index2 # 24 48th
Median Household Income # 8 85th
Per Capita Income # 6 89th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE South Carolina Census Data Comparison Tool.