Travelers Rest, SC Population

Population: 4,099. Estimated population in July 2020: 4,237 (+3.4% change)
Males: 1,976 (48.2%), Females: 2,123 (51.8%)

Greenville County

Zip code: 29690

Median resident age: 32.2 years
Median household income: $34,917
Median house value: $93,100

Races in Travelers Rest:

  • White Non-Hispanic (74.9%)
  • Black (18.3%)
  • Hispanic (4.2%)
  • Other race (1.7%)
  • Two or more races (1.2%)
  • American Indian (0.9%)
  • Vietnamese (0.6%)

Ancestries: United States (22.5%), English (10.4%), German (7.6%), Irish (6.0%), Subsaharan African (5.4%), Scottish (2.7%).

Elevation: 1100 feet

Land area: 4.4 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Travelers Rest

  • High school or higher: 76.3%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 14.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.0%
  • Unemployed: 2.7%
  • Mean travel time to work: 24.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Travelers Rest city

  • Never married: 23.9%
  • Now married: 53.3%
  • Separated: 4.1%
  • Widowed: 9.1%
  • Divorced: 9.6%

2.8% Foreign born (1.7% Latin America, 0.7% Europe).

Population change in the 1990s: +862 (+26.6%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers in Travelers Rest:

  • NORTH GREENVILLE HOSPITAL (807 N MAIN ST)
  • SPRINGBROOK BEHAVIORAL HEALTHCARE (ONE HAVENWOOD LANE PO BOX 1005)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Travelers Rest:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Travelers Rest:

  • DONALDSON CENTER (about 16 miles; GREENVILLE, SC; Abbreviation: GYH)
  • GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG INTL (about 17 miles; GREER, SC; Abbreviation: GSP)
  • ASHEVILLE REGIONAL (about 33 miles; ASHEVILLE, NC; Abbreviation: AVL)
Other public-use airports nearest to Travelers Rest:

Amtrak station near Travelers Rest:

  • 8 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 Travelers Rest:

  • FURMAN UNIVERSITY (about 4 miles; GREENVILLE, SC; Full-time enrollment: 2,915)
  • BOB JONES UNIVERSITY (about 9 miles; GREENVILLE, SC; Full-time enrollment: 3,577)
  • GREENVILLE TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 12 miles; GREENVILLE, SC; Full-time enrollment: 6,157)
  • CLEMSON UNIVERSITY (about 21 miles; CLEMSON, SC; Full-time enrollment: 15,962)
  • SPARTANBURG TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 25 miles; SPARTANBURG, SC; Full-time enrollment: 2,086)
  • TRI-COUNTY TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 33 miles; PENDLETON, SC; Full-time enrollment: 2,343)
  • UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH CAROLINA AT SPARTANBURG (about 34 miles; SPARTANBURG, SC; Full-time enrollment: 3,041)

Schools

Public high school in Travelers Rest:

  • TRAVELERS REST HIGH (Students: 1,264; Location: 115 WILHELM WINNER SOUTH; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Travelers Rest:

  • NORTHWEST MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 853; Location: 1606 GREER HIGHWAY; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • GATEWAY ELEM (Students: 671; Location: 200 HAWKINS ROAD; Grades: PK – 05)
  • HERITAGE ELEMENTARY (Students: 615; Location: 1592 GREER HIGHWAY; Grades: PK – 05)
  • WOHALI ACADEMY CHARTER SCHOOL (Location: ONE HAVENWOOD LANE; Grades: PK – 12)

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