Greenville County, SC Demographics

The total population of Greenville County is estimated to be 528,251 with 257,714 males (48.79%) and 270,537 females (51.21%). There are 12,823 more females than males in Greenville County.
The median household income in Greenville County was $70,814 in 2021, which marked an an increase of 81(0.11%) from $70,733 in 2020. This income is 94.92% of the U.S. median household income of $74,606 (all incomes in 2022 inflation-adjusted dollars).
Per the latest American Community Survey by the Census Bureau, Greenville County sees its highest median household income among householders in the age group of 45 to 64 years old, at $82,039. Overall, the median household income for the county of Greenville County stands at $71,728.
In Greenville County, the median income for all workers aged 15 years and older, regardless of work hours, was $48,044 for males and $30,697 for females. However, when specifically considering full-time, year-round workers within the same age group, the median income was $62,836 for males and $48,753 for females.
In Greenville County, the demographic landscape is diverse, spanning 6 distinct racial categories among households. Among these, Asian households have the highest median household income at $80,745, while Black or African American households represent the opposite end with the lowest median household income of $51,010.
In 2022, the population of Greenville County was 547,950, a 2.51% increase year-by-year from 2021. Previously, in 2021, Greenville County's population was 534,521, an increase of 1.39% compared to a population of 527,207 in 2020.
The median age in Greenville County, SC is 38.5, as per 2021 ACS 5-Year Estimates. Of the total population, 19.27% were under the age of 15, 19.46% aged 15 to 29, 45.48% aged 30 to 64, 14.25% aged 65 to 84, and 1.54% were 85 years of age and older.
Racial distribution of Greenville County population: 70.74% are White, 17.22% are Black or African American, 0.39% are American Indian and Alaska Native, 2.55% are Asian, 0.23% are Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander, 3.60% are some other race and 5.28% are multiracial.