Greenwood, SC Population

Population: 22,071. Estimated population in July 2020: 22,378 (+1.4% change)
Males: 10,244 (46.4%), Females: 11,827 (53.6%)

Zip codes: 29646, 29649.

Median resident age: 31.6 years
Median household income: $26,284
Median house value: $67,700

Races in Greenwood:

  • White Non-Hispanic (46.8%)
  • Black (45.5%)
  • Hispanic (6.5%)
  • Other race (2.4%)
  • Two or more races (0.9%)
  • American Indian (0.6%)

(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: United States (12.3%), English (5.4%), Irish (4.7%), German (4.1%), Scotch-Irish (2.3%), Scottish (1.2%).

Land area: 13.7 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Greenwood

  • High school or higher: 66.2%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 15.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.6%
  • Unemployed: 10.2%
  • Mean travel time to work: 16.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Greenwood city

  • Never married: 33.6%
  • Now married: 40.8%
  • Separated: 5.0%
  • Widowed: 11.1%
  • Divorced: 9.5%

5.4% Foreign born (4.6% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: +1,275 (+6.1%).

Hospitals

Hospital/medical center in Greenwood:

  • SELF REGIONAL HEALTHCARE (1325 SPRING STREET)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Greenwood:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Greenwood:

  • DONALDSON CENTER (about 42 miles; GREENVILLE, SC; Abbreviation: GYH)
  • ANDERSON RGNL (about 43 miles; ANDERSON, SC; Abbreviation: AND)
  • GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG INTL (about 48 miles; GREER, SC; Abbreviation: GSP)
Other public-use airports nearest to Greenwood:

  • GREENWOOD COUNTY (about 4 miles; GREENWOOD, SC; Abbreviation: GRD)
  • MC CORMICK COUNTY (about 22 miles; MC CORMICK, SC; Abbreviation: S19)
  • LAURENS COUNTY (about 27 miles; LAURENS, SC; Abbreviation: 34A)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/Universities in Greenwood:

  • LANDER UNIVERSITY (Full-time enrollment: 2,429; Location: 320 Stanley Avenue; Public; Website: www.lander.edu; Offers Master’s degree)
  • PIEDMONT TECHNICAL COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 2,406; Location: EMERALD ROAD; Public; Website: www.piedmont.tec.sc.us/)
  • CHARZANNE BEAUTY COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 36; Location: 1549 HWY 72 E; Private, for-profit)
Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Greenwood:

  • GREENVILLE TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 46 miles; GREENVILLE, SC; Full-time enrollment: 6,157)
  • BOB JONES UNIVERSITY (about 50 miles; GREENVILLE, SC; Full-time enrollment: 3,577)
  • AUGUSTA STATE UNIVERSITY (about 51 miles; AUGUSTA, GA; Full-time enrollment: 3,778)
  • UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH CAROLINA AT AIKEN (about 53 miles; AIKEN, SC; Full-time enrollment: 2,636)
  • TRI-COUNTY TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 53 miles; PENDLETON, SC; Full-time enrollment: 2,343)
  • FURMAN UNIVERSITY (about 55 miles; GREENVILLE, SC; Full-time enrollment: 2,915)
  • AUGUSTA TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 57 miles; AUGUSTA, GA; Full-time enrollment: 2,300)

Schools

Public high schools in Greenwood:

  • GREENWOOD HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,685; Location: 1816 COKESBURY RD; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • EMERALD HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 936; Location: 150 BYPASS 225; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • LEATH WOMEN’S CORRECTIONAL INSTITUTION (Location: 2809 AIRIPORT ROAD; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • GREENWOOD CTY CAREER CTR. (Location: 601 EAST NORTHSIDE DR; Grades: 10 – 12)
Private high schools in Greenwood:

  • GREENWOOD CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 573; Location: 2026 WOODLAWN RD; Grades: PK – 12)
  • CAMBRIDGE ACADEMY INC (Students: 375; Location: 103 EASTMAN DR; Grades: PK – 12)
  • EASTSIDE CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 196; Location: P O BOX 907 LAURENS HWY; Grades: PK – 12)
Biggest public primary/middle schools in Greenwood:

  • NORTHSIDE MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 872; Location: 400 GLENWOOD ST; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • WESTVIEW MIDDLE (Students: 753; Location: 1410 WEST ALEXANDER ROAD; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • SPRINGFIELD ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 687; Location: 1608 FLORIDA AVENUE; Grades: PK – 05)
  • BREWER MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 626; Location: 927 E CAMBRIDGE AVENUE; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • PINECREST ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 579; Location: 220 NORTHSIDE DRIVE; Grades: PK – 05)
  • OAKLAND ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 579; Location: 1802 E DURST AVE; Grades: PK – 05)
  • MERRYWOOD ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 548; Location: 100 MERRYWOOD DR; Grades: PK – 05)
  • LAKEVIEW ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 520; Location: 660 CENTER ST; Grades: PK – 05)
  • WOODFIELDS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 519; Location: 304 WOODFIELDS STREET; Grades: PK – 05)
  • MATHEWS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 494; Location: 615 CHACE STREET; Grades: PK – 05)
Private primary/middle schools in Greenwood:

  • CALVARY CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 168; Location: 2775 MONTAGUE AVE; Grades: PK – 6)
  • APPLE TREE CHILDRENS CENTER (Students: 91; Location: 1694 CALHOUN RD; Grades: PK – KG)
  • ZION TEMPLE SDA SCHOOL (Students: 10; Location: 1050 PHOENIX ST; Grades: PK – 3)

Libraries

Library in Greenwood:

  • ABBEVILLE GREENWOOD REGIONAL LIBRARY (Operating income: $1,341,371; Location: 106 N. MAIN STREET; 146,661 books; 3,565 audio materials; 1,842 video materials; 445 serial subscriptions)

 

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