Greenville demographics profile

StatisticGreenvilleSouth CarolinaNational
Population density (sq mi)2,16317391
Median age34.038.837.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:10.9:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)45%56%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1844%40%43%
Speak English92%93%79%
Speak Spanish4%4%13%
Greenville, SC has a population of 62,776 and is the 602nd largest city in the United States. The population density is 2,163 per sq mi which is 1150% higher than the South Carolina average and 2287% higher than the national average. The median age in Greenville is 34 which is approximately 12% lower than the South Carolina average of 39. In Greenville, 45% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 92% speak English and 4% speak Spanish. 53% of Greenville residents were born in South Carolina, 39% were born out of state, 1% were born outside of the United States and 7% were foreign born.
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  • The population density in Greenville is 1150% higher than South Carolina.
  • The median age in Greenville is 12% lower than South Carolina.
  • In Greenville 67.76% of the population is White.
  • In Greenville 27.14% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Greenville 2.10% of the population is Asian.

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Greenville population breakdown by race

RaceGreenvilleSouth CarolinaNational
Black or African American27.14%27.35%12.63%
American Indian0.28%0.32%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.13%0.06%0.18%
Mixed race1.53%2.07%3.06%
Other race1.05%1.51%4.75%
In Greenville, 4.9% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

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Source: The Greenville, SC demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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