Greer Greenville County, South Carolina

Greer: City between Greenville and Spartanburg counties in the US state of South Carolina

About

Greer is a city located in the county of Greenville in the U.S. state of South Carolina. Its population at the 2010 census was 25,515. After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 35,316 inhabitants.

The city was created 146 years ago in 1875.

Greer Quick Facts

Population : 35,316 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : South Carolina (United States)
County : Greenville County
Different from : Jarir ibn Atiyah
Postal code : 29650–29652
Phone Area Codes : 864
Water as percent of area : 10.11%
Land as percent of area : 89.89%
Altitude : 1,024 feet / 312 meters
Establishment : January 01, 1876 (146 years ago)
Time Zone : Eastern Time Zone
Local time : 12:31:53 (16th May 2022)
Population growth : 27.75% (2010-2020)
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Location of Greer on South Carolina map.
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Geography

Greer is located at 34°56'19"N 82°13'37"W (34.9387300, -82.2270600).

Greer map

Demographics

The population of Greer increased by 27.75% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 25,515 - census
2011 26,351 3.17% estimation process
2012 26,810 1.71% estimation process
2013 27,304 1.81% estimation process
2014 27,853 1.97% estimation process
2015 28,540 2.41% estimation process
2016 29,197 2.25% estimation process
2017 31,074 6.04% estimation process
2018 32,118 3.25% estimation process
2019 33,373 3.76% estimation process
2020 35,316 5.5% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 21,753
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 20,993
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : 3.6%
April 1, 2020 Population : 21,813
April 1, 2010 Population : 20,840
People under 5 years old, percentage : 6.6%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 20.8%
People over 65 (%) : 16.3%
Female persons, % : 49.4%
White only, percent : 85.7%
Black or African American alone, percent : 1.6%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 3.2%
Asians alone % : 0.7%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : 0.1%
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 4.6%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 15.5%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 76.4%
2015-2019 Veterans : 1,841
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 4.6%
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 45.1%

Greer zip code is 29650. County name: Greenville, County fips: 45045

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Economic Facts

Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 45.1%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $159,500
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,175
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $411
2015-2019 median gross rent : $765
2015-2019 Households : 9,112
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.27
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 73.5%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 8.8%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 90.1%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 83.7%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 87.4%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 21.8%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 14.0%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 8.9%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 58.6%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 54.9%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 53,214
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 293,696
Manufacturers' total shipments in 2012 ($1,000) : 138,407
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 543,052
2012 total retail sales per capita : $25,853
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 12.4
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $41,444
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $24,534
Percentage of people living in poverty : 22.7%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 1,566
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 823
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 448
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 153
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,238
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 238
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,166
2010 population per square mile : 1,052.2
2010 land area in square miles : 19.81

People born in Greer (11)

People born in Greer, including football coach David Bennett, mayor Grady Howard, basketball player Ray Smith, .

List

  • Lee Bright (South Carolina State Senator) he was born in 21/03/1970
  • Michael Roth (baseball player) he was born in 15/02/1990
  • Tremayne Stephens (American football player) he was born in 16/04/1976
  • Julian Mayfield (African-American actor, writer and director (1928-1984)) he was born in 06/06/1928
  • Tommy Stringer (American politician) he was born in 01/01/1959
  • Kaleigh Kurtz (American soccer player) she was born in 09/09/1994
  • Ashley Trantham (American politician) she was born in 30/11/1973
  • Chris Wooten (American politician) he was born in 28/08/1968

Schools in Greer

College & universities near Greer, SC

Code Name City ZIP
376446 Academy of Hair Technology Greenville (SC) 29615-2363

Stations (5)

Amtrak & bus stations near Greer, SC

Code Name Address Type
GRV Greenville 1120 West Washington Street RAIL
SPB Spartanburg 290 Magnolia St RAIL
CSN Clemson Calhoun Memorial Hwy and College Ave. RAIL
GAS Gastonia 350 Hancock Street RAIL
TCA Toccoa 47 North Alexander St. RAIL

Post offices near Greer

Post Office Name City ZIP
Greer Post Office Greer (SC) 29650

Other cities in Greenville County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Greenville County , SC.

City Name Population Title
Greenville 72,227 County seat of Greenville County, South Carolina, United States
Mauldin 25,562 City in Greenville County, South Carolina, United States
Simpsonville 25,272 City in Greenville County, South Carolina, United States of America
Taylors 21,617 Census-designated place in Greenville County, South Carolina
Wade Hampton 20,622 Census-designated place in Greenville County, South Carolina
Gantt 14,229 Town
Five Forks 14,140 Census-designated place in Greenville County, South Carolina
Fountain Inn 10,905 City in Greenville and Laurens counties in the state of South Carolina, United States
Travelers Rest 8,202 City in Greenville County, South Carolina, United States of America
Sans Souci 7,869 Census-designated place in Greenville County, South Carolina
Welcome 6,668 City in Minnesota
Dunean 3,671 Census-designated place in Greenville County, South Carolina
Judson 2,050 Census-designated place in Greenville County, South Carolina
City View 1,345 Census designated place

Distance to Other Cities

Greer distances to largest South Carolina cities