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%

Key findings

  • 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
  • In Greenville 2.10% of the population is Asian

Compare Greenville, SC Demographics


      Greenville population breakdown by race

      RaceGreenvilleSouth CarolinaNational
      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.

      Household income distribution

      Place of birth by citizenship

      Greenville age breakdown

      Marital status

      Age of children in married couples

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