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Greenwood County
  • County in South Carolina

Report Card

grade B+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade B minus
  2. Housing
    grade B minus
  3. Nightlife
    grade B+
  4. Good for Families
    grade B+
  5. Diversity
    grade A
  6. Jobs
    grade C+
  7. Weather
    grade B+
  8. Cost of Living
    grade B+
  9. Health & Fitness
    grade B minus
  10. Outdoor Activities
    grade B+
  11. Commute
    grade B

editorial

Greenwood County is located in South Carolina with a population of 70,672. In Greenwood County, 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.

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Real Estate

Median Home Value
$128,000
National
$229,800
Median Rent
$746
National
$1,096
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    38%
  • Own
    62%
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Crime & Safety

Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    993.7
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    10.9
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    97.9
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    155.9
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    1,109.8
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    5,451
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    203.1
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    13%
  • 10-17 years
    10%
  • 18-24 years
    9%
  • 25-34 years
    12%
  • 35-44 years
    12%
  • 45-54 years
    12%
  • 55-64 years
    13%
  • 65+ years
    19%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    8%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    16%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    30%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    32%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    15%
    national  11%

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