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Retire To Greenville, SC
City Report

Greenville, South Carolina is one of the great places in the U.S. to live in retirement. Find city facts on home sales prices, air quality, water quality, medical care, cost of living, taxes, weather and other demographics.



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Greenville, South Carolina
Reedy River falls in downtown Greenville
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Greenville, South Carolina


Greenville Population
. 1990 2000 2010
Greenville County blank blank 451,225
Greenville 58,282 56,002 58,409



Greenville
Home Sales Prices
(new & existing homes)
. Monthly Average Annual Average Yr-Over-Yr Change
2014 .$188,1365.8%
Jul $213,181 . .
Jun $198,612 . .
May $172,486 . .
Apr $166,893 . .
Mar $163,100 . .
Feb $170,616 . .
Jan $198,076 . .
2013 .$177,8552.0%
2012 .$174,37711.9%
2011 .$155,820-5.1%
2010 . $164,194 -4.6%
2009 . $172,168 -6.1%





Home Sales Price to Big City Comparison
(2014)
. Greenville GPTR 99 City Avg
Home Price $188,136 $354,000
Nearest Big City Charlotte na
Home Sales Price in Charlotte $204,000 $251,000
Home Sales Price Bargain Index 74% of Charlotte home prices 137%



Home Sales Price to Renting Comparison
(2014)
. Greenville GPTR 99 City Avg
Home Price $188,136 $354,000
Monthly Rent $962 $1,363
Price/Rent Index 13.1 times the annual rent 17.0



Greenville
Cost of Living (2014)
79% GPTR 99 City Average
118%



Greenville Taxes
(2013)
blank Tax Rate Days Worked to Pay State Rank Tax Rate
(99 City Avg)
Days Worked to Pay
(99 City Avg)
State and Local Sales Tax 7.1% -- 18* 6.8% --
Federal, State and Local Tax -- 93 days 47* -- 105 days
* State rank of 1 pays the highest taxes



Greenville Building Permits
(single family homes)
2013 187
2012 129
2011 66
2010 86
2009 55



Greenville Interactive Maps


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