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 GREENWOOD CHAMBER OF COMMERCE COMMUNITY GUIDE
 Demographics
Greenwood County Demographics:
Greenwood County boasts a modern and diverse economic base, ranging from manufacturing, distribution, and research and development headquarters to nationally recognized healthcare. Approximately 26% of the local workforce is dedicated to manufacturing.
Educational opportunities are easily accessible in Greenwood, with three fully accredited school districts, five private schools, two colleges which provide a
wide range of educational opportunities. Some of
our educational initiatives include The Greenwood Promise and The Greenwood Edge, a program that enables students to earn a Manufacturing Production Technician Certificate through Piedmont Technical College (PTC) while still in high school.
Population Growth & Projections:
Population (2010)...................................................... 69,661 Population (2016)...................................................... 70,133 Percent Growth ...................................................... 0.60% Population (2020)...................................................... 71,700 Percent Growth ...................................................... 2.92% Population (2030)...................................................... 75,700 Percent Growth ...................................................... 8.67%
Source: U.S. Census / County Comprehensive Plan
Population Ranking:
Greenwood is the nineteenth largest city in South Carolina.
Age% of Population:
Age 9 & Under ..................................................8,886 or 14% Age 10-19 ..........................................................8,885 or 14% Age 20-34 ........................................................14,132 or 20% Age 35-54 ........................................................16,996 or 24% Age 55-74 ........................................................15,880 or 23% Age 75+................................................................5,387 or 8% Source: U.S. Census
Income & Economy:
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population
age 16 years+, 2012-2016 ..........................................58.8%
Total accommodation and food services sales,
2012 ($1,000) ........................................................... 102,500
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2012 ($1,000)............................ 585,232
Total manufacturers’ shipments, 2012 ($1,000).. 2,478,939 Total merchant wholesaler sales, 2012 ($1,000). 837,914 Total retail sales, 2012 ($1,000)............................. 758,896 Total retail sales per capita, 2012 ......................... $10,879 Median household income (in 2016 dollars),
2012-2016 ................................................................ $37,631
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2016 dollars), 2012-2016 ................................................................ $21,887
Source: U.S. Census
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