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Greenville
  • Town in South Carolina

Report Card

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

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Greenville is a town in South Carolina with a population of 70,838. Greenville is in Greenville County and is one of the best places to live in South Carolina. Living in Greenville offers residents an urban suburban mix feel and most residents rent their homes. In Greenville there are a lot of restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many young professionals live in Greenville and residents tend to have moderate political views. The public schools in Greenville are highly rated.

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Real Estate

Median Home Value
$403,300
National
$281,900
Median Rent
$1,173
National
$1,268
Area Feel
Urban Suburban Mix
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    58%
  • Own
    42%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade C
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    428.3
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    5.5
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    32.7
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    75
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    373.8
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    2,940.9
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    362.8
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    10%
  • 10-17 years
    7%
  • 18-24 years
    13%
  • 25-34 years
    21%
  • 35-44 years
    12%
  • 45-54 years
    11%
  • 55-64 years
    11%
  • 65+ years
    15%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    22%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    32%
    national  21%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    21%
    national  28%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    17%
    national  26%
  • Less than high school diploma
    8%
    national  11%

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