Greenwood County is located in west-central South Carolina. The County Seat is Greenwood and the largest city is Greenwood. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.greenwoodsc.gov/. The 2014 population estimate is 69,520 and the 2010 census population was 69,661. The land area is 454.73 square miles and there are 153.2 persons per square mile.
65.3% of the population is White, 32% is Black or African American, 5.7% is Hispanic or Latino, 1% is Asian, 0.5% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.1% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 1.2% is two or more races. 80.4% have a high school degree or higher, and 22.1% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $104,900, there are 27,004 households, an average of 2.49 persons per household. The per capita income is $21,053, the median household income is $36,540, and 23.1% of the persons in Greenwood County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 5,272. Retail sales (in $1000) were $774,268, and sales per capita were $11,313. The percentage of black-owned firms is 13.3%, and the percentage of women-owned firms is 25.7%.
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