Greenville is a larger medium-sized city located in the state of South Carolina. With a population of 68,563 people and 57 constituent neighborhoods, Greenville is the sixth largest community in South Carolina.
Greenville real estate is some of the most expensive in South Carolina, although Greenville house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Greenville is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 87.30% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Greenville is a city of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Greenville who work in management occupations (11.79%), sales jobs (11.45%), and office and administrative support (10.98%).
Also of interest is that Greenville has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Another interesting thing about Greenville, despite not being a huge city, is that there is a relatively high proportion of people living here who are young, single, and upwardly-mobile professionals. This makes it a good choice for other relocating single professionals. Here, these young singles will find many others like themselves, with opportunities for friendships, socializing, romance, and fun.
One of the benefits of Greenville is that there is very little traffic. The average commute to work is 19.21 minutes, which is substantially less than the national average. Not only does this mean that the drive to work is less aggravating, but noise and pollution levels are lower as a result.
The education level of Greenville ranks among the highest in the nation. Of the 25-and-older adult population in Greenville, 46.55% have at least a bachelor's degree. The typical US community has just 21.84% of its adults holding a bachelor's degree or graduate degree.
The per capita income in Greenville in 2010 was $36,314, which is wealthy relative to South Carolina and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $145,256 for a family of four. However, Greenville contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Greenville is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Greenville home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Greenville residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Greenville include English, German, Irish, Scots-Irish, and Scottish.
The most common language spoken in Greenville is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Chinese.