Greer, SC Population

Population: 16,843. Estimated population in July 2020: 21,421 (+27.2% change)
Males: 8,006 (47.5%), Females: 8,837 (52.5%)

Greenville County

Zip codes: 29650, 29651.

Median resident age: 33.7 years
Median household income: $33,140
Median house value: $95,800

Races in Greer:

  • White Non-Hispanic (70.1%)
  • Black (19.5%)
  • Hispanic (8.2%)
  • Other race (4.4%)
  • Two or more races (1.3%)

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

Ancestries: United States (16.0%), Irish (10.1%), German (8.8%), English (7.9%), Italian (2.9%), Scotch-Irish (2.4%).

Elevation: 1016 feet

Land area: 16.1 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Greer

  • High school or higher: 69.3%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 18.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.7%
  • Unemployed: 6.0%
  • Mean travel time to work: 23.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Greer city

  • Never married: 23.9%
  • Now married: 54.1%
  • Separated: 3.3%
  • Widowed: 10.2%
  • Divorced: 8.6%

8.6% Foreign born (6.2% Latin America, 1.3% Asia).

Population change in the 1990s: +4,850 (+40.4%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers in Greer:

  • ALLEN BENNETT MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (313 MEMORIAL DR)
  • CAROLINA CTR FOR BEHAVIORAL HEALTH,THE (2700 E PHILLIPS RD)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Greer:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Greer:

  • GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG INTL (about 4 miles; GREER, SC; Abbreviation: GSP)
  • DONALDSON CENTER (about 16 miles; GREENVILLE, SC; Abbreviation: GYH)
  • ASHEVILLE REGIONAL (about 41 miles; ASHEVILLE, NC; Abbreviation: AVL)
Other public-use airports nearest to Greer:

  • GREENVILLE DOWNTOWN (about 11 miles; GREENVILLE, SC; Abbreviation: GMU)
  • FAIRVIEW (about 17 miles; LANDRUM, SC; Abbreviation: 33A)
  • SPARTANBURG DOWNTOWN MEMORIAL (about 20 miles; SPARTANBURG, SC; Abbreviation: SPA)
Amtrak station near Greer:

  • 15 miles: 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 with over 2000 students nearest to Greer:

  • BOB JONES UNIVERSITY (about 11 miles; GREENVILLE, SC; Full-time enrollment: 3,577)
  • GREENVILLE TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 11 miles; GREENVILLE, SC; Full-time enrollment: 6,157)
  • FURMAN UNIVERSITY (about 15 miles; GREENVILLE, SC; Full-time enrollment: 2,915)
  • SPARTANBURG TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 15 miles; SPARTANBURG, SC; Full-time enrollment: 2,086)
  • UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH CAROLINA AT SPARTANBURG (about 19 miles; SPARTANBURG, SC; Full-time enrollment: 3,041)
  • CLEMSON UNIVERSITY (about 35 miles; CLEMSON, SC; Full-time enrollment: 15,962)
  • TRI-COUNTY TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 43 miles; PENDLETON, SC; Full-time enrollment: 2,343)

Schools

Public high schools in Greer:

  • RIVERSIDE HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,313; Location: 1300 S. SUBER ROAD; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • GREER HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,133; Location: 3000 EAST GAP CREEK RD.; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • BLUE RIDGE HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,039; Location: 2151 FEWES CHAPEL ROAD; Grades: 09 – 12)
Private high school in Greer:

  • CALVARY CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 197; Location: 101 CALVARY STREET; Grades: PK – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Greer:

  • GREER MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 933; Location: 3032 E. GAP CREEK ROAD; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • RIVERSIDE MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 913; Location: 615 HAMMETT BRIDGE RD.; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • BLUE RIDGE MIDDLE (Students: 872; Location: 2423 TIGER BRIDGE; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • WOODLAND ELEMENTARY (Students: 821; Location: 209 WEST ROAD; Grades: KG – 05)
  • CHANDLER CREEK ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 771; Location: 301 CHANDLER ROAD; Grades: KG – 05)
  • BUENA VISTA ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 754; Location: 310 BATESVIEW ROAD; Grades: KG – 05)
  • CRESTVIEW ELEMENTARY (Students: 710; Location: 509 AMERICAN LEGION ROAD; Grades: KG – 05)
  • SKYLAND ELEMENTARY (Students: 615; Location: 4221 NORTH HIGHWAY 14; Grades: PK – 05)
  • PALMETTO CHARTER SCHOOL (Location: 2259 RIVER ROAD; Grades: 06 – 09)
Private primary/middle school in Greer:

  • POCKETFUL OF MIRACLES GREER (Students: 103; Location: 1300 BOILING SPRINGS; Grades: PK – KG)