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Greer, SC
Real Estate & Demographic Data

Greer profile

Living in Greer

Greer is a medium-sized city located in the state of South Carolina. With a population of 42,090 people and 19 constituent neighborhoods, Greer is the 14th largest community in South Carolina. There's nothing like the smell of a brand new house, and in Greer, you'll find that a large proportion of houses were recently built. New growth in residential real estate is an indication that people are choosing to move to Greer, and putting down their money on brand new construction. Greer’s real estate is, on average, some of the newest in the nation. Greer does seem to be experiencing an influx of affluent people, because the median household income is $67,536.00.

Greer real estate is some of the most expensive in South Carolina, although Greer house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.

Also of interest is that Greer has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 9.50% of the workforce. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce this is high compared to the rest of the county. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.

Even though Greer is not a small city, it doesn't have a public transportation system that anybody uses for their daily commute to work.

The education level of Greer citizens is very high relative to the national average among all cities (21.84%): 37.25% of adults in Greer have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.

The per capita income in Greer in 2018 was $33,808, which is upper middle income relative to South Carolina and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $135,232 for a family of four. However, Greer contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Greer is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Greer home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Greer residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Greer also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 15.99% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Greer include English, Irish, German, Scots-Irish, and Italian.

In addition, Greer has a lot of people living here who were born outside of the US (16.28%).

The most common language spoken in Greer is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Arabic.