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A+ Simpsonville Amenities Lots of amenities close to this location
C+ Simpsonville Cost of Living Cost of living is 1% higher than South Carolina
Simpsonville
973% less expensive than the US average
South Carolina
973% less expensive than the US average
United States
100National cost of living index
Simpsonville cost of living
D+ Simpsonville Crime Total crime is 3% higher than South Carolina
Total crime
3,79838% higher than the US average
Chance of being a victim
1 in 2738% higher than the US average
Year-over-year crime
5%Year over year crime is up
Simpsonville crime
C- Simpsonville Employment Household income is 26% higher than South Carolina
Median household income
$59,2017% higher than the US average
Income per capita
$28,5194% lower than the US average
Unemployment rate
4%23% lower than the US average
Simpsonville employment
C Simpsonville Housing Home value is 7% higher than South Carolina
Median home value
$153,90017% lower than the US average
Median rent price
$9213% lower than the US average
Home ownership
67%5% higher than the US average
Simpsonville real estate or Simpsonville rentals
B+ Simpsonville Schools HS graduation rate is 7% higher than South Carolina
High school grad. rates
87%5% higher than the US average
School test scores
61%25% higher than the US average
Student teacher ratio
21:131% higher than the US average
Simpsonville K-12 schools

Living in Simpsonville, SC

Simpsonville, South Carolina is a medium-sized city with a population of 20,183 people. According to the most recent Census, 74% of Simpsonville residents are White, 19% Black and 2% Asian. Simpsonville is known to be family friendly as more than 74% of the population has already tied the knot. It might also be worth noting that 60% of residents also have children under the age of 18.

Whether you’re moving to a new town to be closer to family, friends or for a new job, living in Simpsonville could be a positive experience compared to other cities in South Carolina if you know where to look. Using the livability score which includes data from categories like cost of living, education, employment, housing, you can easily compare the best places to live in Simpsonville and also determine if there are any nearby cities that might be a better match for your lifestyle. You can also compare Simpsonville to South Carolina and the national average.

With a livability score of 79 out of 100, Simpsonville is ranked #2,170 in the United States and #19 in South Carolina. Clearly, Simpsonville is doing something right, as this score ranks well above the average of most cities. Simpsonville also ranks in the top 10 percent of all cities, which is no small feat! If we check out each of the categories on their own, we see that Simpsonville ranks well for amenities (A+), weather (B-) and education (B+). Simpsonville does not score well for the following: crime (D). It might be wise to take a closer look at each category to find out why.

Conveniently located amenities and interesting attractions are a great way to continuously enjoy Simpsonville on a regular basis. Knowing that there are an abundance of amenities and things to do can ensure that you always have access to nearby grocery stores, restaurants and coffee shops.

Assuming that Simpsonville meets all of your requirements, the next most important item to examine is the affordability of real estate in Simpsonville. Everything else becomes a lot less important if it turns out that home prices in Simpsonville are simply unattainable. Median real estate prices in Simpsonville come in at $153,900, which is 7.2% higher than the South Carolina average. The home price to income ratio compares the median home prices to the median household income. In Simpsonville, the home price to income ratio is 2.6, which is 16.1% lower than the South Carolina average. Real estate appreciation rates in Simpsonville are important to consider, as they can act as a guide to determine if your new home purchase will be a solid investment going forward. During the last twelve months, the appreciation rate for Simpsonville homes comes in at 5%, and the 5 year appreciation rates were 4.9%.

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Compare Simpsonville, SC Livability To Other Cities

Best Cities Near Simpsonville, SC

PlaceLivability scoreScoreMilesPopulationPop.
Northlake, SC8526.64,086
Mauldin, SC844.624,723
Five Forks, SC825.916,929
Clemson, SC8231.715,008
PlaceLivability scoreScoreMilesPopulationPop.
Wade Hampton, SC8011.420,673
Princeton, SC8016.635
Simpsonville, SC79020,183
Due West, SC7928.21,360

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Quaint And Regal Come Together Outside Of Tech

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Greenville continues to become a great powerhouse of technology for South Carolina, and Simpsonville is coming up with it.

Living in Simpsonville, SC gives you access to amazing views and beautiful forests in the Carolina Piedmont area. It's about a 20 to 25-minute drive to Greenville, and the distance gives you a regal selection of houses for great investments or a set of beautiful family homes if you're working your way up the tech ladder.

It isn't all high rises and bustle. Simpsonville has a lot of beautiful, old-style homes from the 1940's and 1950's, along with a downtown area that looks like it could still sell soda and hot dogs from pharmacy fountain countertops.

Sometimes they do sell hot dogs, but the pharmacy fountains come and go these days. There are plenty of great restaurants, and the best areas in Simpsonville, SC are covered with beautiful eateries and scenery to keep your lunches and dinners charming.

If you're looking for a way to relax and grow at the same time while the technology world grows around you, come to Simpsonville.
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