|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Greenwood is 22,221. Greenwood, South Carolina is the 1,723rd largest city in the US.
Greenwood is located entirely in Greenwood County.
The peak population of Greenwood was in 2010, when its population was 23,222. In 2010, Greenwood was the 1,534th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 1,723rd largest city in the US. Greenwood is currently 4.3% smaller than it was in 2010.
Greenwood has shrunk 0.7% since the year 2000. Greenwood, South Carolina's growth is extremely below average. 81% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
Greenwood has a population density of 1,430.6 people per square mile.
|1907||North Myrtle Beach||19,485||72.1%|
|1720||Portsmouth, New Hampshire||22,277||6.9%|
|1722||East Peoria, Illinois||22,276||-1.7%|
|1723||Greenwood, South Carolina||22,221||-0.7%|
|1725||Mountain Brook, Alabama||22,158||6.5%|
|1729||Sunny Isles Beach, Florida||22,064||44.1%|
The total voting age population of Greenwood, South Carolina, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 16,945. The voting age population is 44.3% male and 55.7% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 14.5% of the residents of Greenwood are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Greenwood are 48.5% White, 46.4% Black, 1.7% Asian, 1.7% Two or more races, 1.6% Other and 0.1% American Indian. Additionally, 10.5% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Greenwood, 30.3% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 51.0%. On a per-household basis, 23.6% of families are below the poverty line in Greenwood.
Among those aged 16 and older, 61.9% of Greenwood residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 82.7% of Greenwood residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 22.5% have a bachelor's degree and 6.3% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Greenwood residents aged 5 and older, 8.6% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 7.6% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.3% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.7% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Greenwood is 9.5%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Greenwood, 12.3% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Greenwood is $33,699.
In Greenwood, 47.0% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 53.0% of housing units in Greenwood.
Of all the housing units in Greenwood, 13.7% of them were build before 1940.
In Greenwood, 13.2% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 1,300 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Greenwood is $719.
In Greenwood, 68.3% of households have an active broadband internet connection.