Greenville County SC Information


Greenville County Subdivisions

Greenville County SC Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 513,431
Population in Households 502,276
Population in Familes 411,593
Population in Group Qrtrs 11,155
Population Density1 654
Diversity Index2 53


Median Household Income $54,819
Average Household Income $76,916
Per Capita Income $30,598


Total Housing Units 219,802 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 128,210 (58.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 72,668 (33.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 18,924 ( 8.6%)
Median Home Value $176,857
Average Home Value $236,111


Total Households 200,878
Average Household Size 2.5
Family Households 133,602
Average Family Size 3
  1. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  2. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 1.58% 1.57%
Households 1.58% 1.57%
Families 1.38% 1.44%
Median Household Income   2.52%
Per Capita Income   2.51%


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, 2018 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 Density # 1 100th
Diversity Index # 27 43rd
Median Household Income # 7 87th
Per Capita Income # 4 93rd

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