Greenville County SC Information


Greenville County Subdivisions

Greenville County SC Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 506,457
Daytime Population: Workers 270,648
Daytime Population: Residents 268,039
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 538,687
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.06
Population in Households 494,618
Population in Familes 403,809
Population in Group Qrtrs 11,839
Population Density2 645
Diversity Index3 53


Median Household Income $52,473
Average Household Income $72,356
Per Capita Income $28,795


Total Housing Units 215,477 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 132,437 (61.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 65,314 (30.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 17,726 ( 8.2%)
Median Home Value $169,770
Average Home Value $224,153


Total Households 197,751
Average Household Size 2.5
Family Households 131,956
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. 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 1.61% 1.55%
Households 1.58% 1.55%
Families 1.39% 1.43%
Median Household Income   2.42%
Per Capita Income   2.61%


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, 2017 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 # 26 46th
Median Household Income # 8 85th
Per Capita Income # 4 93rd

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