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Greenville, SC

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Greenville, South Carolina, is the county seat in Greenville County. It has a population of about 60,000 within the city borders, but the greater area has a population of over 400,000. The city has continuously grown over the past few decades, and was listed as one of the “Top ten Fastest Growing Cities in the U.S.” in 2010 by CNN Money. Other accolades won by the city include the 13th Best City for Young Professionals, and the 3rd Strongest Job Market, also awards won in 2010

Greenville Apartments

$963-$1449

Springs At Greenville
Beds: Studio-3  •  Baths: 1-2

$810-$1605

The Carlyle
Beds: 1-3
Baths: 1-2

$625-$940

Spring Creek Apartments
Beds: 1-2
Baths: 1-2

$570-$975

Howell Commons
Beds: 1-2
Baths: 1-2

$590-$940

Park Haywood Apartment Homes
Beds: 1-2
Baths: 1-2

$620-$1280

The Paddock Club Greenville
Beds: 1-3
Baths: 1-2

Key City Stats

The average age of Greenville, SC is
25 to 29
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  • Age Demographic of Renters
  • 25 to 29 years
  • 30 to 34 years
  • 35 to 39 years
  • Male
  • 9.95%
  • 9.05%
  • 8.37%
  • Female
  • 9.4%
  • 7.13%
  • 6.08%
$697
is average rent in Greenville, SC
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  • Rent Range
  • $650 to $699
  • $700 to $749
  • $750 to $799
  • Percentage of household units
  • 9.14%
  • 6.79%
  • 7.49%
37.99%
of units are available for rent in Greenville
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  • Vacancy Status
  • For Rent
  • Rented, not occupied
  • Other vacant
  • Housing Units
  • 1525
  • 161
  • 1470
Getting Around in Greenville, SC

Greenville is located near major interstates, including Interstate 85 as well as Interstate 385. Other highways in the area include US 25, US 29, and US 276. The area is ripe with major highways because it is halfway between Atlanta and Charlotte, and is a hub for transportation and southern commerce. Greenville has a public transit system named Greenlink, which serves the entire city. Greenville also has an Amtrak station, which connects the city with major cities on the east coast such as New York, Philadelphia, and Baltimore

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The average commuter time in Greenville is:
15 to 19 minutes
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  • Time Range
  • 25 to 29 minutes
  • 30 to 34 minutes
  • 35 to 39 minutes
  • Percentage of workers
  • 4.79%
  • 6.83%
  • 1.23%

Landmarks

<p>Greenville is ripe with landmarks that citizens and out of towners alike come to visit on a regular basis. These landmarks include the Falls Park on the Reedy, which is a regional park that includes waterfalls and the famed Swamp Rabbit Trail. The Liberty Bridge is a suspension bridge that has had significant public development and now is listed as a public attraction. Greenville is also home to various art museums, including the Greenville County Museum of Art and the Bob Jones University Museum and Gallery. Both museums include art that dates back past the 18th century.</p>

Festivals

<p>The city is well known for the multiple festivals that it holds each year. Greenville is a haven for such festivals, and because of the relatively warm climate, festivals can be held during any time period during the year, not just in the spring and summer. The festivals held in Greenville include Euphoria Greenville, Fall for Greenville, Artisphere, The Comics &amp; Toys MonsterCon, Indie Craft Parade, and The Upstate Shakespeare Festival. The Upstate Shakespeare Festival is known across the country for its famous Shakespeare plays and the other classics that it reprises each summer.</p>

Economy

<p>The economy in Greenville is comprised of manufacturing, with military bases in the area also having a significant impact on employment. Greenville used to be almost entirely based on textiles, and was once called the The Textile Capital of the World. Today, the textile industry isn't nearly as strong, but it is still a major part of the economy, with foreign companies investing in the industry due to the area's low taxes. Greenville is also the North American corporate headquarters to a few well-known companies, including, Michelin, Hubbell Lighting, and BMW.</p>