Greenwood, SC Demographics

Population - Employment - Households - Income / Financial - Housing - Education - Marital Status - Means of Transport to Work - Median Income by Zipcode

What is the population of Greenwood?

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There are 22,528 residents in Greenwood, with a median age of 32.7. Of this, 46.39% are males and 53.61% are females. US-born citizens make up 95.06% of the resident pool in Greenwood, while non-US-born citizens account for 1.8%. Additionally, 3.14% of the population is represented by non-citizens.
A total of 18,883 people in Greenwood currently live in the same house as they did last year.
Y-o-Y Change
Total Population 22,528 0.7%
Male Population 10,451 -1.6%
Female Population 12,077 2.9%
Male population 46.39%
Female population 53.61%
Y-o-Y Change
Median Age 32.7 -3.8%
Citizen US Born 21,414 1.2%
Citizen not US Born 406 2.0%
Not Citizen 708 -13.0%
Citizen US Born 95.06%
Citizen not US Born 1.8%
Not Citizen 3.14%
Y-o-Y Change
Moved from Abroad 6 -57.1%
Moved from Same County 1,264 -10.9%
Moved from Same State 1,351 89.5%
Moved from Different State 613 44.6%
Same House as Last Year 18,883 -2.9%
Moved from Abroad 0.03%
Moved from Same County 5.72%
Moved from Same State 6.11%
Moved from Different State 2.77%
Same House as Last Year 85.38%

What are the employment statistics in Greenwood?

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White-collar workers make up 63.19% of the working population in Greenwood, while blue-collar employees account for 36.81%. There are also 314 entrepreneurs in Greenwood (3.52% of the workforce); 6,904 workers employed in private companies (77.43%); and 1,169 people working in governmental institutions (13.11%).
Y-o-Y Change
White Collar 5,634 3.2%
Blue Collar 3,282 -11.1%
White Collar 63.19%
Blue Collar 36.81%
Y-o-Y Change
Self Employees 314 -32.0%
Private Companies 6,904 -3.8%
Governmental Workers 1,169 21.5%
Not for Profit Companies 529 -3.8%
Self Employees 3.52%
Private Companies 77.43%
Governmental Workers 13.11%
Not for Profit Companies 5.93%

How many households are there in Greenwood?

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There are a total of 8,719 households in Greenwood, each made up of around 2 members. Family establishments represent 48.61% of these Greenwood households, while non-family units account for the remaining 51.39%. Additionally, 26.46% of households have children and 73.54% of households are without children.
Y-o-Y Change
Total Households 8,719 -1.1%
Average People Per Household 2 -0.4%
Family Households 4,238 -1.6%
Non-family Households 4,481 -0.7%
Family Households 48.61%
Non-family Households 51.39%
Y-o-Y Change
Households with Children 2,307 -1.9%
Households without Children 6,412 -0.8%
Households with Children 26.46%
Households without Children 73.54%

What are the median and average incomes in Greenwood?

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The average annual household income in Greenwood is $49,844, while the median household income sits at $38,884 per year. Residents aged 25 to 44 earn $39,132, while those between 45 and 64 years old have a median wage of $44,875. In contrast, people younger than 25 and those older than 65 earn less, at $34,808 and $24,761, respectively.
Y-o-Y Change
Average Household Income $49,844 5.1%
Median Household Income $38,884 9.9%
People below Poverty Level 4,749 -5.0%
People above Poverty Level 15,070 -0.6%

How many homeowners and renters are there in Greenwood?

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There are 9,646 housing units in Greenwood, and the median year in which these properties were built is 1968. Of the 8,719 occupied housing units in Greenwood, 44.36% are owner-occupied, while 55.64% have renters living in them.
Meanwhile, properties bought with mortgages account for 49.9% of the units, and the median value of a home with a mortgage is $130,400. In general, housing costs reach $776 per month in Greenwood.
Y-o-Y Change
Housing Units 9,646 -3.1%
Median Year Built 1968 0.1%
Built in 1939 or Earlier 1,598 1.5%
Built between 1940 and 1949 892 -10.4%
Built between 1950 and 1959 1,235 -15.1%
Built between 1960 and 1969 1,449 -7.1%
Built between 1970 and 1979 1,200 -5.5%
Built between 1980 and 1989 779 -3.6%
Built between 1990 and 1999 1,298 19.5%
Built between 2000 and 2009 661 -6.2%
Built between 2010 and 2019 516 5.7%
Built in 2020 or Later 18 28.6%
Y-o-Y Change
Occupied Housing Units 8,719 -1.1%
Owner Occupied 3,868 0.0%
Renter Occupied 4,851 -2.0%
Owner Occupied 44.36%
Renter Occupied 55.64%
Y-o-Y Change
With Mortgage 1,930 2.8%
Without Mortgage 1,938 -2.7%
Median Value with Mortgage $130,400 16.5%
Median Value without Mortgage $95,100 18.6%
Median Housing Costs per Month $776 9.4%
With Mortgage 49.9%
Without Mortgage 50.1%

What is the level of education in Greenwood?

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Approximately 42.84% of the population in Greenwood holds a high school degree (that's 7,371 residents), while 26.48% have attained a college certificate (3,309 locals) and 13.11% have a bachelor's degree (2,256 people).
Y-o-Y Change
No High School 946 -5.7%
Some High School 7,371 0.2%
Some College 3,309 -1.5%
Associate Degree 1,290 -9.5%
Bachelor's Degree 2,256 9.9%
Graduate Degree 786 -5.6%
No High School 5.5%
Some High School 42.84%
Some College 26.48%
Associate Degree 7.5%
Bachelor's Degree 13.11%
Graduate Degree 4.57%

What is the marital status of Greenwood residents?

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A total of 8,885 people in Greenwood have never been married (which represents 49.9% of the total population), while 5,205 of them are wedded (29.23%). Separated and divorced residents are in smaller numbers, at 463 (2.6%) and 1,777 (9.98%), respectively.
Y-o-Y Change
Never Married 8,885 5.9%
Married 5,205 -7.1%
Separated 463 -8.9%
Widowed 1,940 22.9%
Divorced 1,777 -8.2%
Never Married 49.9%
Married 29.23%
Separated 2.6%
Widowed 10.89%
Divorced 9.98%

What are the most common means of transportation in Greenwood?

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The top three means of transportation people in Greenwood use to get to work are: car, walking and bus or trolley bus. A total of 8,116 residents commute by car, 277 prefer going to work by walking and 29 by bus or trolley bus.
Y-o-Y Change
Car 8,116 -2.0%
Bus or TrolleyBus 29 -3.3%
TaxiCab 9 -25.0%
Walk 277 39.2%

What is the median and average household income in Greenwood by zipcode?

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ZipCode Population Number of Households Median Income Average Income
29646 28,014 11,088 $39,899.00 $59,150.00
29649 26,696 10,719 $51,155.00 $84,689.00

Methodology & Disclaimers


Demographic data shown in this section was gathered from the latest U.S. Census Bureau release, the 2022 American Community Survey. The information is updated yearly, as soon as new data is made available by the US Census Bureau.
No representation, guarantee or warranty is made as to the accuracy or completeness of information modified or aggregated for specific neighborhoods and/or zip codes.

Zip codes included in this demographic data: 29646 29649

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