Greenwood County SC Information


Greenwood County Subdivisions

Greenwood County SC Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 69,214
Population in Households 66,639
Population in Familes 53,990
Population in Group Qrtrs 2,575
Population Density1 152
Diversity Index2 57


Total Households 27,846
Average Household Size 2.39
Family Households 18,402
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 31,390 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 17,662 (56.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 10,184 (32.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 3,544 (11.3%)
Median Home Value $114,021
Average Home Value $162,695


Median Household Income $37,718
Average Household Income $53,918
Per Capita Income $22,505
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.1% -0.15%
Households 0.17% 0.01%
Families -0.03% -0.12%
Median Household Income   2.29%
Per Capita Income   1.99%
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.


Greenwood County SC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Greenwood County to the other 46 counties and county equivalents 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.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 19 61st
Population Density1 # 17 65th
Diversity Index2 # 9 83rd
Median Household Income # 26 46th
Per Capita Income # 19 61st

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