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13.8% growth
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6.41% growth
Median Property Value
5.58% growth

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The economy of Greenwood, SC employs 9,411 people. The economy of Greenwood, SC is specialized in Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, Hunting; Manufacturing; and Wholesale trade, which employ respectively 3.96; 2.17; and 1.74 times more people than what would be expected in a location of this size. The largest industries in Greenwood, SC are Manufacturing (1,978), Retail trade (1,514), and Healthcare & Social Assistance (1,097), and the highest paying industries are Professional, Scientific, Tech Services ($44,276), Utilities ($39,219), and Educational Services ($33,046).

Median household income in Greenwood, SC is $27,998. Males in Greenwood, SC have an average income that is 1.54 times higher than the average income of females, which is $28,736. The income inequality of Greenwood, SC (measured using the Gini index) is 0.457 which is lower than the national average.


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Insurance and Medicare coverage combined with state and county level health and safety statistics for Greenwood, SC. In Greenwood County, SC the age groups most likely to have health care coverage are 6-17 and 55-64, men and women, respectively. The location has a 1 to 102 primary care clinician to patient ratio and a Medicare reimbursement average per patient per year of $8,966. Jasper County, SC has the highest prevalence of homicides of any county in South Carolina.


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The closest comparable data for the census place of Greenwood, SC is from the county of Greenwood County, SC.

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Greenwood, SC is home to a population of 23,260 people, from which 94.4% are citizens. The ethnic composition of the population of Greenwood, SC is composed of 10,095 White residents (43.4%), 9,805 Black residents (42.2%), 2,576 Hispanic residents (11.1%), 384 Two+ residents (1.65%), and 226 Asian residents (0.97%). The most common foreign languages in Greenwood, SC are Spanish (2,029 speakers), Urdu (116 speakers), and Vietnamese (96 speakers), but compared to other places, Greenwood, SC has a relative high number of Urdu (116 speakers), Japanese (79 speakers), and Greek (28 speakers).


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In 2015 universities in Greenwood, SC awarded 494 degrees. The student population of Greenwood, SC is skewed towards females, with 131 male students and 363 female students. Most students in Greenwood, SC are White (321 and 65%), followed by Black or African American (133 and 26.9%), Unknown (11 and 2.23%), and Hispanic or Latino (8 and 1.62%). The largest universities in Greenwood, SC by number of graduates are Lander University (494 and 100%), N/A (N/A and N/A), and N/A (N/A and N/A). The most popular majors in Greenwood, SC are General Business Administration & Management (99 and 20%), Registered Nursing (63 and 12.8%), and General Psychology (49 and 9.9%). The median tuition costs in Greenwood, SC are N/A for private four year colleges, and $10,700 and $20,300 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.



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The median property value in Greenwood, SC is $92,700, which is 0.45 times smaller than the national average of $205,000. Between 2015 and 2016 the median property value increased from $87,800 to $92,700, a 5.58% increase. The homeownership rate of Greenwood, SC is 44.6%, which is lower than the national average of 63.6%. People in Greenwood, SC have an average commute time of 18.3 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Greenwood, SC is lower than the national average, with an average of 1 car per household.


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