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

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$153,900
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$921
National
$949
Area Feel
Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    33%
  • Own
    67%

Simpsonville Rankings

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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
B-
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    193
    283
  • Murder
    0
    6
  • Rape
    29
    41
  • Robbery
    66
    136
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    325
    500
  • Theft
    3,063
    2,043
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    221
    284

Residents

Diversity
A
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$59,201
National
$55,322
Children
20%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    10%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    23%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    31%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    28%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    8%
    13%
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Simpsonville Reviews

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Simpsonville is a thriving town 20 minutes outside of Greenville, SC. Over the past few years, Simpsonville has grown immensely. There are new, beautiful neighborhoods being built everywhere. The job opportunities in our town are ever-changing, with new businesses coming to the area every season. Take a walk down Main Street in Downtown Simpsonville and stop by our famous little ice cream station - I promise standing in line is always worth the wait! And if you happen to be a total gourmet like I am, the dining choices in Simpsonville will take care of all of your cravings! We have everything from award-winning Southern barbecue, to authentic German pubs, to exotic Thai cuisine. Whatever your wishes, we make them come to life here in beautiful Simpsonville, South Carolina! Come visit us and see for yourself, you'll be glad you did!
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I live 15 min from Simpsonville. I love going here for different things. It has everything! It's always growing and evolving. I have a job here and the people here are great. It has a small town feel with a city feel to it too, even though it is a lot bigger than it used to be. Lots of different people here, definitely diverse.
The town of Simpsonville, just like Greenville, used to be full of cow pastures and farm land. Today, Simpsonville is booming! Fairview Road is the new Woodruff Road (if you're from the area, you know what I mean). This amazing, little city is growing into a suburb of Greenville, SC. I lived in Clemson for a few years, then moved to Greenville, and finally bought my home in this great city. I couldn't be happier with my choice!