The City of Greer had a population of 28,905 as of July 1, 2016. Greer ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in South Carolina. See peer rankings below.
The primary coordinate point for Greer is located at latitude 34.9374 and longitude -82.2348 in Greenville County. The formal boundaries for the City of Greer (see map below) encompass a land area of 19.92 sq. miles and a water area of 2.09 sq. miles. Greenville County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,014 feet.
While the primary coordinates for City of Greer are located in Greenville County, it should be noted that the formal boundaries for this community also extend into and Spartanburg County.
The City of Greer (GNIS ID: 2403758) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.
South Carolina is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Greer is located within Greer Division of Greenville County.
Beneath the boundary map are tables with Greer population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Greer: Greers Depot, Greer's Depot.
|Population in Households||28,682|
|Population in Familes||23,490|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||223|
|Average Household Size||2.57|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||12,265 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||6,951 (56.7%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||4,204 (34.3%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||1,110 ( 9.1%)|
|Median Home Value||$158,732|
|Average Home Value||$189,400|
|Median Household Income||$47,017|
|Average Household Income||$62,434|
|Per Capita Income||$24,089|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||2.35%|
|Per Capita Income||1.99%|
The table below compares Greer to the other 396 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in South Carolina by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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.
|Total Population||# 15||96th|
|Population Density1||# 61||85th|
|Diversity Index2||# 48||88th|
|Median Household Income||# 92||77th|
|Per Capita Income||# 91||77th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE South Carolina Census Data Comparison Tool.