Greenwood County SC Information

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Greenwood County Subdivisions

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

POPULATION

Total Population 69,422
Population in Households 66,782
Population in Familes 54,042
Population in Group Qrtrs 2,640
Population Density1 153
Diversity Index2 57
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 27,649
Average Household Size 2.42
Family Households 18,340
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 31,258 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 17,398 (55.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 10,251 (32.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 3,609 (11.5%)
Median Home Value $138,100
Average Home Value $184,482
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $38,603
Average Household Income $56,400
Per Capita Income $22,621
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.07% 0.0%
Households 0.07% 0.05%
Families -0.1% -0.06%
Median Household Income   2.65%
Per Capita Income   2.46%
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.

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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, 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 # 19 61st
Population Density1 # 16 67th
Diversity Index2 # 9 83rd
Median Household Income # 25 48th
Per Capita Income # 14 72nd

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

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