Greenville, South Carolina is a town with a population of just under 64,000. Young professionals should fit right in, as they account for an above-average 19% of the community. Overall, the city's population, with an average age of just under 38, is younger than most cities in South Carolina. By a narrow 55%-45% margin, renters hold a slight majority over homeowners in Greenville. The average rent of $906 a month is roughly on par with the state average.
Compared to the national average (7%), Greenville has a relatively large concentration of residents over the age of 25 who have advanced degrees, as 9% have earned a Master's degree or a Doctorate. Furthermore, 19% have earned a Bachelor's degree, which also outpaces the national average. Greenville residents have a wide range of industries from which to choose, the most common five of which are healthcare, retail, manufacturing, entertainment, and education. Together, these industries make up 32% of the city's workforce. Meanwhile, looking at job function, many residents work in management, making it the top career path in the city. With an average annual income of around $70K, Greenville workers earn more than their peers elsewhere in the state. However, Greenville's average income is roughly on par with the national average ($73,345).
Greenville's average commute time ranks as one of the best in South Carolina at about 19 minutes, 10th-fastest in the state. Many residents (45%) commute to work by car or truck, while public transit is not used much. A small percentage of residents (2%) commute to work on foot, though the number exceeds the national average.