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Greenwood
  • Town in South Carolina

Report Card

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

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Greenwood is a town in South Carolina with a population of 23,269. Greenwood is in Greenwood County. Living in Greenwood offers residents a sparse suburban feel and most residents rent their homes. Many families and young professionals live in Greenwood and residents tend to lean liberal. The public schools in Greenwood are above average.

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Real Estate

Median Home Value
$97,400
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$719
National
$1,062
Area Feel
Sparse Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    53%
  • Own
    47%
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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
    1,225.1
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    8.5
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    123.8
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    136.6
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    1,084.2
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    4,336.9
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    93.9
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    15%
  • 10-17 years
    9%
  • 18-24 years
    14%
  • 25-34 years
    14%
  • 35-44 years
    12%
  • 45-54 years
    11%
  • 55-64 years
    11%
  • 65+ years
    14%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    6%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    16%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    27%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    34%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    17%
    national  12%

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