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  1. Public Schools
    B
  2. Crime & Safety
    C
  3. Housing
    B-
  4. Nightlife
    B+
  5. Good for Families
    B
  6. Diversity
    A
  7. Jobs
    C
  8. Weather
    B+
  9. Cost of Living
    B+
  10. Health & Fitness
    B
  11. Outdoor Activities
    B
  12. Commute
    B+
Greenwood County is located in South Carolina with a population of 69,881. Living in Greenwood County offers residents a rural feel and most residents own their homes. Many families and young professionals live in Greenwood County and residents tend to be conservative. The public schools in Greenwood County are above average.

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$109,700
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$659
National
$949
Area Feel
Rural
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    37%
  • Own
    63%
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Greenwood County Rankings

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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
C
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    994
    283
  • Murder
    11
    6
  • Rape
    98
    41
  • Robbery
    156
    136
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    1,110
    500
  • Theft
    5,451
    2,043
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    203
    284
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Residents

Diversity
A
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$37,631
National
$55,322
Children
19%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    8%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    16%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    30%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    29%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    18%
    13%

Greenwood County Reviews

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I have lived in Greenwood county my entire life and I've enjoyed it so much. Although it is a small town, there is still a lot to do! Not to mention the "big city" is barely an hour away. There are just enough people to where you don't know everyone but you still know a good amount of people. Greenwood has definitely been an amazing county to live and grow up in.
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I was born and raised in the quaint Southern town of Greenwood, SC. It's your stereotypical small town-- growing up, no one can wait to leave but no one ever does. In Greenwood, most everyone knows each other. We have two major highways and no interstates- though we are growing rather rapidly. Greenwood is a great place to live- very safe, and full of Southern charm!
Greenwood Woodfield Elementary is such a great school, they are always giving rewards to kids for every effort such as reading, progressing in math, they go above and beyond for our children. I actually believe Greenwood school district as a whole tries their best to ensure success in each student's lives. I wish Greenwood could put down the guns and stop shooting because this can be a great place to live.