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Population

Greer is the 16th largest municipality in the state of South Carolina and is the third largest city in Greenville and Spartanburg Counties.  Between 2000 and 2010 the City of Greer was 21st in the state of SC for population growth by posting a 51.4 percent population increase.  The population for the city of Greer was 25,515 in 2010 and is projected to reach 34,453 by 2020.

In 2010 the median age in Greer was 33.9, which was a decrease from the level of 34.2 in 2000 and 34.9 in 1990.  The Greer area continued to become more diversified with the white population dropping to 70.8 percent in 2010 compared to 73 percent in 1990.  The black population is also down to 17.3 percent in 2010 compared to 26 percent in 1990.  The most notable change in demographics was the Hispanic population which represents 14.5 percent of the population in 2010, an increase from .4 percent in 1990.

Current Population

  2010 Actual

2020

Estimate

2030

Estimate

City of Greer 25,515 34,453 42,433
Greenville County 451,225 492,890 512,290
Spartanburg County 284,307 310,220 336,810
Sources: 2010 Census, SC Department of Commerce, City of Greer

Population by Race, 2010

  White Black Other* Hispanic**
City of Greer 18,071 4,405 3,309 3,687
Greenville County 333,084 81,497 36,644 36,495
Spartanburg County 205,680 58,565 20,062 16,658
* Other = Two or more races, American Indian or Alaska Native, Asian, Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander, and some other race.
**Hispanic does not denote a separate racial group, but many be of any race.
Source: 2010 Census

City of Greer 2010 Population by Age

Under 5 years 2,157
5 to 9 years 1,896
10 to 14 years 1,763
15 to 19 years 1,537
20 to 24 years 1,630
25 to 34 years 4,157
35 to 44 years 3,823
45 to 54 years 3,327
55 to 64 years 3,342
60 to 64 years 2,436
Over 65 years 2,789
Source: 2010 Census

Greer's 2010 Household Size

Households with 1 person 2,791
Households with 2 people 3,096
Households with 3-5 people 3,773
Households with 6+ people 352
Source: 2010 Census

2010 Census Searchable Database:

2010 Census interactive population map.