Greenville, SC Demographics


Population (year 2000): 56,002. Estimated population in July 2005: 56,676 (+1.2% change)
Males: 26,506 (47.3%), Females: 29,496 (52.7%)

Greenville County

Zip codes: 29601, 29605, 29607, 29609, 29611, 29615, 29617.

Median resident age: 34.6 years
Median household income: $33,144 (year 2000)
Median house value: $118,100 (year 2000)

Races in Greenville:

  • White Non-Hispanic (60.6%)
  • Black (33.9%)
  • Hispanic (3.4%)
  • Other race (1.4%)
  • Two or more races (1.1%)

Ancestries: English (10.7%), German (9.0%), United States (8.7%), Irish (6.9%), Scotch-Irish (4.5%), Scottish (3.1%).

Elevation: 966 feet

Land area: 26.1 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Greenville

  • High school or higher: 79.0%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 34.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 12.1%
  • Unemployed: 6.5%
  • Mean travel time to work: 16.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Greenville city

  • Never married: 35.4%
  • Now married: 41.0%
  • Separated: 4.4%
  • Widowed: 8.5%
  • Divorced: 10.6%

4.3% Foreign born (1.9% Latin America, 0.9% Asia, 0.9% Europe).

Population change in the 1990s: -2,785 (-4.7%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers in Greenville:

  • GREENVILLE HOSPITAL CENTER (701 GROVE RD)
  • ST FRANCIS HOSPITAL (1 ST FRANCIS DR)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Greenville:

  • CAROLINA CTR FOR BEHAVIORAL HEALTH,THE (about 11 miles; GREER, SC)
  • HILLCREST HOSPITAL (about 12 miles; SIMPSONVILLE, SC)
  • NORTH GREENVILLE HOSPITAL (about 13 miles; TRAVELERS REST, SC)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Greenville:

  • DONALDSON CENTER (about 7 miles; GREENVILLE, SC; ID: GYH)
  • GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG INTL (about 12 miles; GREER, SC; ID: GSP)
  • ANDERSON RGNL (about 33 miles; ANDERSON, SC; ID: AND)
Other public-use airports nearest to Greenville:

  • GREENVILLE DOWNTOWN (about 3 miles; GREENVILLE, SC; ID: GMU)
  • PICKENS COUNTY (about 22 miles; PICKENS, SC; ID: LQK)
  • FAIRVIEW (about 29 miles; LANDRUM, SC; ID: 33A)
Amtrak station:
GREENVILLE (1120 W. WASHINGTON ST.). Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/Universities in Greenville:

  • GREENVILLE TECHNICAL COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 6,157; Location: 506 S PLEASANTBURG DR; Public; Website: www.greenvilletech.com)
  • BOB JONES UNIVERSITY (FT enrollment: 3,577; Location: 1700 Wade Hampton Boulavard; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.bju.edu; Offers Doctor’s degree)
  • FURMAN UNIVERSITY (FT enrollment: 2,915; Location: 3300 POINSETT HWY; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.furman.edu; Offers Master’s degree)
  • ITT TECHNICAL INSTITUTE (FT enrollment: 195; Location: 1 MARCUS DR STE 402; Private, for-profit; Website: www.itt-tech.edu)
  • ACADEMY OF HAIR TECHNOLOGY (FT enrollment: 63; Location: 3715 E NORTH ST STE F; Private, for-profit; Website: www.hairchamps.com)
  • ALPHA BEAUTY SCHOOL (Location: 38 LIBERTY LN; Private, for-profit)
  • MUSEUM SCHOOL OF ART (Location: 420 COLLEGE ST; Public)
  • WYATT INSTITUTE OF REAL ESTATE (Location: 710 E NORTH ST; Private, for-profit)
  • HOLMES COLLEGE OF THE BIBLE (Location: 115 BRIGGS AVE; Private, not-for-profit)
Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Greenville:

  • CLEMSON UNIVERSITY (about 23 miles; CLEMSON, SC; Full-time enrollment: 15,962)
  • SPARTANBURG TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 27 miles; SPARTANBURG, SC; FT enrollment: 2,086)
  • TRI-COUNTY TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 30 miles; PENDLETON, SC; FT enrollment: 2,343)
  • UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH CAROLINA AT SPARTANBURG (about 32 miles; SPARTANBURG, SC; FT enrollment: 3,041)
  • LANDER UNIVERSITY (about 46 miles; Greenwood, SC; FT enrollment: 2,429)
  • PIEDMONT TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 50 miles; GREENWOOD, SC; FT enrollment: 2,406)
  • ASHEVILLE BUNCOMBE TECHNICAL COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 53 miles; ASHEVILLE, NC; FT enrollment: 2,728)

Schools

Public high schools in Greenville:

  • GREENVILLE HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,349; Location: 1 VARDRY STREET; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • J L MANN HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,250; Location: 61 ISBELL LANE; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • WADE HAMPTON HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,187; Location: 100 PINE KNOLL DRIVE; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • BEREA HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,148; Location: 515 BEREA DR; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • SOUTHSIDE HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 968; Location: 100 BLASSINGAME RD; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • CAROLINA HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 644; Location: 2725 ANDERSON ST; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • GREENVILLE TECHNICAL CHARTER (Students: 376; Location: 506 S. PLEASANTBURG DR.; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • ENOREE AREA VOCATIONAL CENTER (Location: 108 SCALEYBARK RD; Grades: 11 – 12)
  • GOLDEN STRIP CAREER CENTER (Location: 1120 EAST BUTLER RD; Grades: 11 – 12)
  • DONALDSON VOCATIONAL CENTER (Location: 100 VOCATIONAL DR; Grades: 11 – 12)
Private high schools in Greenville:

  • SOUTHSIDE CHRISTIAN SCHOOLS (Students: 1,183; Location: PO BOX 26569; Grades: PK – 12)
  • HAMPTON PARK CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 727; Location: 875 STATE PARK ROAD; Grades: PK – 12)
  • SHANNON FOREST CHRISTIAN SCH (Students: 597; Location: 829 GARLINGTON ROAD; Grades: PK – 12)
  • BOB JONES ACADEMY (Students: 548; Location: 1700 WADE HAMPTON BLVD; Grades: 9 – 12)
  • TABERNACLE CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 363; Location: 3931 WHITE HORSE ROAD; Grades: PK – 12)
  • ST JOSEPH’S HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 108; Location: 4810 FRONTAGE RD; Grades: 9 – 12)
Biggest public primary/middle schools in Greenville:

  • HUGHES MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 929; Location: 122 DEOYLEY AVE; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • BLYTHE ACADEMY SCHOOL (Students: 883; Location: 100 BLYTHE DRIVE; Grades: KG – 05)
  • GREENVILLE MIDDLE ACADEMY (Students: 825; Location: 339 LOWNDES AVENUE; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • HOLLIS ACADEMY (Students: 789; Location: 14 EIGHTH STREET; Grades: PK – 05)
  • EAST NORTH STREET ACADEMY (Students: 781; Location: 1720 EAST NORTH STREET; Grades: PK – 05)
  • BEREA MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 767; Location: 151 BEREA MIDDLE SCHOOL RD; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • LAKE FOREST ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 757; Location: 31 SHANNON DRIVE; Grades: PK – 05)
  • LEAGUE ACADEMY (Students: 703; Location: 125 TWIN LAKE RD; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • DUNCAN CHAPEL ELEMENTARY (Students: 671; Location: 210 DUNCAN CHAPEL ROAD; Grades: KG – 05)
  • BECK ACADEMY OF LANGUAGE (Students: 642; Location: 302 MCALISTER ROAD; Grades: 06 – 08)
Biggest private primary/middle schools in Greenville:

  • MITCHELL RD CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 352; Location: 207 MITCHELL ROAD; Grades: PK – 8)
  • ST MARYS SCHOOL (Students: 348; Location: 101 HAMPTON AVENUE; Grades: KG – 8)
  • MT ZION CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 275; Location: 725 GARLINGTON RD; Grades: PK – 8)
  • NEW LIFE CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 264; Location: 212 ROPER MOUNTAIN RD EXT.; Grades: PK – 8)
  • BOB JONES JR HIGH (Students: 254; Location: 1700 WADE HAMPTON BLVD; Grades: 7 – 8)
  • OUR LADY OF THE ROSARY ELEM SC (Students: 234; Location: 2 JAMES DRIVE; Grades: KG – 8)
  • WESTMINSTER CHURCH SCHOOL (Students: 230; Location: 2310 AUGUSTA RD; Grades: PK – KG)
  • FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH KINDERGAR (Students: 209; Location: 847 CLEVELAND ST; Grades: PK – KG)
  • FIRST PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH KIND (Students: 201; Location: 200 W WASHINGTON ST; Grades: PK – KG)
  • THE SUNSHINE HOUSE #9 (Students: 168; Location: 6900 WHITE HORSE RD; Grades: PK – 6)

Libraries

Library in Greenville:

  • GREENVILLE COUNTY LIBRARY SYSTEM (Operating income: $9,050,912; Location: 300 COLLEGE STREET; 800,282 books; 46,737 audio materials; 40,758 video materials; 1,369 serial subscriptions)