Greenville Metro Area

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  4. Greenville Metro Area Employment Information
  5. Greenville Metro Area Family Information
  6. Greenville Metro Area Education Information
  7. Greenville Metro Area Business Information
  8. Greenville Metro Area Public Benefits Information
  9. Greenville Metro Area Criminal Information
  10. Greenville Metro Area Immigration & Civil Rights Information
  11. Greenville Metro Area Counties
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Greenville Metro Area Legal Resources

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Greenville Metro Area Statistics

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  • Population (2000): 152,772
  • Land Area (2000): 2,374.955 square kilometers
  • Water Area (2000): 9.548 square kilometers

Greenville Metro Area Population By Year


Year  Population Year  Population Year  Population
1999 126,038 2002 138,300 2005 591,797
2000 132,196 2003 580,535 2006 600,445
2001 136,075 2004 585,584 2007 613,703

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Houses (2000): 65,776

Greenville Metro Area Population - Urban/Rural

Urban/Rural Population Percent
 Urban 174,986 56.98%
 Rural, Farm 4,632 1.51%
 Rural, Non-farm 127,470 41.51%

Greenville Metro Area Real Estate Lawyers provide services for home buying/selling, commercial real estate, leases, landlord tenant, construction, land use and zoning laws. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Greenville Metro Area Employment Information

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Greenville Metro Area Labor Force By Month


Year Labor Force  Employed Unemployment
 Total Percent Rate
1990 65,123 62,464 2,660 4.08% 41
1991 65,975 62,001 3,974 6.02% 60
1992 65,864 61,682 4,182 6.35% 64
1993 66,704 63,221 3,483 5.22% 52
1994 68,721 65,477 3,244 4.72% 47
1995 71,921 68,436 3,485 4.85% 48
1996 73,776 70,086 3,690 5.00% 50
1997 75,686 71,980 3,706 4.90% 49
1998 76,329 72,972 3,358 4.40% 44
1999 79,538 75,923 3,615 4.55% 45
2000 78,470 75,130 3,340 4.26% 43
2001 77,883 73,202 4,681 6.01% 60
2002 77,681 72,522 5,159 6.64% 67
2003 80,360 75,103 5,256 6.54% 65
2004 81,162 76,476 4,686 5.77% 58
2005 82,923 78,072 4,851 5.85% 59
2006 85,567 81,085 4,482 5.24% 53
2007 87,486 83,056 4,430 5.06% 51
2008 88,958 83,220 5,738 6.45% 64
Month Labor Force  Employed Unemployment
 Total Percent Rate
Jan 2008 88,140 83,547 4,593 5.21% 52
Feb 2008 87,430 82,749 4,681 5.35% 54
Mar 2008 88,386 83,321 5,065 5.73% 57
Apr 2008 88,681 83,675 5,006 5.64% 56
May 2008 89,347 83,493 5,854 6.55% 66
Jun 2008 90,466 83,938 6,528 7.22% 72
Jul 2008 90,227 83,167 7,060 7.82% 78
Aug 2008 89,165 82,524 6,641 7.45% 74
Sep 2008 88,779 82,568 6,211 7.00% 70
Oct, 2008 -- -- -- --% --
Nov, 2008 -- -- -- --% --
Dec, 2008 -- -- -- --% --

Greenville Metro Area Employment By Industry


 Male, with percent of employed male population
1. Construction 9,358 12.59%
2. Educational Services 5,526 7.43%
3. Accommodation and Food Services 4,192 5.64%
4. Health Care 4,056 5.45%
5. Public Administration 3,568 4.80%
6. Agriculture / Forestry / Fishing / Hunting 2,732 3.67%
7. Admin, Support, and Waste Management 2,296 3.09%
8. Chemical Manufacturing 2,288 3.08%
9. Machinery Manufacturing 2,274 3.06%
10. Transportation Equipment Manufacturing 2,270 3.05%
11. Professional / Scientific / Tech Services 2,152 2.89%
12. Textile and Textile Mills Manufacturing 2,126 2.86%
13. Food and Beverage Stores 1,940 2.61%
14. Repair and Maintenance 1,894 2.55%
15. Finance and Insurance 1,730 2.33%
16. Motor Vehicle and Parts Dealers 1,628 2.19%
17. Truck Transportation 1,244 1.67%
18. Real Estate and Rental and Leasing 1,090 1.47%
19. Department and Other General Stores 1,010 1.36%
20. Arts / Entertainment / Recreation 1,006 1.35%
 Female, with percent of employed female population
1. Health Care 14,140 20.04%
2. Educational Services 12,288 17.42%
3. Accommodation and Food Services 5,634 7.98%
4. Social Assistance 2,802 3.97%
5. Finance and Insurance 2,606 3.69%
6. Public Administration 2,490 3.53%
7. Professional / Scientific / Tech Services 2,024 2.87%
8. Department and Other General Stores 1,924 2.73%
9. Textile and Textile Mills Manufacturing 1,778 2.52%
10. Food and Beverage Stores 1,680 2.38%
11. Admin, Support, and Waste Management 1,654 2.34%
12. Personal and Laundry Services 1,650 2.34%
13. Chemical Manufacturing 1,134 1.61%
14. Miscellaneous Manufacturing 946 1.34%
15. Construction 906 1.28%
16. Real Estate and Rental and Leasing 878 1.24%
17. Transportation Equipment Manufacturing 848 1.20%
18. Apparel Manufacturing 806 1.14%
19. Broadcasting and Telecommunications 794 1.13%
20. Religious / Grantmaking / Civic / Similar Organizations 772 1.09%

Greenville Metro Area Employment By Job


 Male, with percent of employed male population
1. Other Production Occupations 4,144 5.57%
2. Other Installation / Maintenance 3,650 4.91%
3. Other Sales and Related Occupations 3,326 4.47%
4. Driver / Sales Workers and Truckers 3,172 4.27%
5. Other Management Occupations 3,136 4.22%
6. Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance 2,380 3.20%
7. Recording / Scheduling / Dispatching 2,334 3.14%
8. Retail Sales, Not cashiers 2,110 2.84%
9. Metal Workers and Plastic Workers 2,058 2.77%
10. Laborers and Material Movers / Handlers 2,038 2.74%
11. Sales Reps / Wholesale and Manufact 2,022 2.72%
12. Other Construction Trades 1,894 2.55%
13. Vehicle Mechanics 1,822 2.45%
14. Carpenters 1,802 2.42%
15. Postsecondary Teachers 1,720 2.31%
16. Cooks and Food Preparation Workers 1,572 2.11%
17. Top Executives 1,504 2.02%
18. Law Enforcement Workers 1,426 1.92%
19. Agricultural Workers 1,322 1.78%
20. Computer Specialists 1,272 1.71%
 Female, with percent of employed female population
1. Other Office and Admin Support 4,088 5.79%
2. Secretaries and Admins 3,800 5.39%
3. Teachers, Pre/Primary School 3,660 5.19%
4. Registered Nurses 3,322 4.71%
5. Retail Sales, Not cashiers 2,658 3.77%
6. Cashiers 2,548 3.61%
7. Nursing / Psychiatric / Home Health 2,490 3.53%
8. Other Production Occupations 2,258 3.20%
9. Other Management Occupations 2,014 2.85%
10. Health Technologists and Technicians 2,004 2.84%
11. Informaion and Record Clerks, Not Customer Service 1,938 2.75%
12. Other Sales and Related Occupations 1,928 2.73%
13. Waiters and Waitresses 1,878 2.66%
14. Textile / Apparel / Furnishings 1,834 2.60%
15. Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance 1,798 2.55%
16. Counselors / Social Workers / Etc. 1,770 2.51%
17. Customer Service Representatives 1,654 2.34%
18. Other Teachers / Instructors / Librarians 1,524 2.16%
19. Recording / Scheduling / Dispatching 1,514 2.15%
20. Child Care Workers 1,512 2.14%

Greenville Metro Area Hours Worked Per Week In 1999

Hours Per Week  Population Percent
35 or more hours 131,822 54.51%
15-35 hours 34,217 14.15%
1-14 hours 7,026 2.91%
No regular hours 68,744 28.43%

Greenville Metro Area Time Left For Work

Time  Population Percent
Midnight-4:59 AM 3,279 2.35%
5 AM-5:29 AM 2,565 1.84%
5:30 AM-5:59 AM 4,279 3.07%
6 AM-6:29 AM 10,705 7.68%
6:30 AM-6:59 AM 15,429 11.06%
7 AM-7:29 AM 22,224 15.94%
7:30 AM-7:59 AM 28,660 20.55%
8 AM-8:29 AM 12,529 8.98%
8:30 AM-8:59 AM 5,824 4.18%
9:00 AM-9:59 AM 6,003 4.30%
10:00 AM-10:59 AM 2,617 1.88%
11:00 AM-11:59 AM 1,450 1.04%
Noon-3:59 PM 11,245 8.06%
4 PM-11:59 PM 12,643 9.07%

Greenville Metro Area Length Of Commute In Minutes

Minutes  Population Percent
Less than 5 4,944 3.55%
5-9 17,528 12.57%
10-14 28,114 20.16%
15-19 29,089 20.86%
20-24 21,494 15.41%
25-29 7,506 5.38%
30-34 14,318 10.27%
35-39 2,150 1.54%
40-44 2,062 1.48%
45-59 5,115 3.67%
60-89 3,934 2.82%
At least 90 3,198 2.29%

Greenville Metro Area Length Of Commute In Mintues - Public vs. Private Transportation


Minutes  Population (public) Percent  Population (private) Percent
Under 30 736 0.53% 107,939 77.40%
30-44 236 0.17% 18,294 13.12%
45-59 54 0.04% 5,061 3.63%
At least 60 56 0.04% 7,076 5.07%

Greenville Metro Area Type Of Commute

Type Population Percent
 Bicycle 540 0.38%
 Car / truck / van, carpool 19,074 13.39%
 Car / truck / van, solo 114,307 80.26%
 Motorcycle 140 0.10%
 Other 1,165 0.82%
 Public transportation 1,082 0.76%
 Walked 3,144 2.21%
 Worked at home 2,961 2.08%

Greenville Metro Area Employment Lawyers handle cases involving employment contracts, severance agreements, OSHA, workers compensation, ADA, race, sex, pregnancy, national-orgin, sexual orientation and age discrimination, sexual harassment, hours & wages and overtime issues. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Greenville Metro Area Family Information

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Households (2000): 118,568 (290,384 people)
Families (2000): 75,336 (226,754 people)
Families where both partners work (2000): 28,453
People at same address in 1995: 134,655

Greenville Metro Area Household Income in 1999


Income Population Percent
Under $10,000 19,392 16.27%
$10,000-$14,999 9,954 8.35%
$15,000-$19,999 8,283 6.95%
$20,000-$24,999 8,710 7.31%
$25,000-$29,999 8,321 6.98%
$30,000-$34,999 7,762 6.51%
$35,000-$39,999 6,611 5.55%
$40,000-$44,999 6,895 5.78%
$45,000-$49,999 5,422 4.55%
$50,000-$59,999 9,370 7.86%
$60,000-$74,999 10,691 8.97%
$75,000-$99,999 9,408 7.89%
$100,000-$124,999 3,975 3.33%
$125,000-$149,999 1,659 1.39%
$150,000-$199,999 954 0.80%
$200,000 or more 1,789 1.50%

Greenville Metro Area Household Type

Type Population Percent
 Nonfamily, 1 person 16,366 27.63%
 Family, 2 people 15,577 26.30%
 Nonfamily, 2 people 4,377 7.39%
 Family, 3 people 9,708 16.39%
 Nonfamily, 3 people 908 1.53%
 Family, 4 people 7,284 12.30%
 Nonfamily, 4 people 286 0.48%
 Family, 5 people 2,924 4.94%
 Nonfamily, 5 people 52 0.09%
 Family, 6 people 1,034 1.75%
 Nonfamily, 6 people 29 0.05%
 Family, 7 or more people 668 1.13%
 Nonfamily, 7 or more people 22 0.04%

Greenville Metro Area Household Income Type

Type  Population Percent
Earnings 96,984 31.90%
Interest / Dividend / Rent 29,355 9.66%
Public Assistance 4,492 1.48%
Retirement 16,912 5.56%
Self Employment 12,205 4.01%
Social Security 26,810 8.82%
Supplemental Security 6,365 2.09%
Wage / Salary 94,378 31.04%
Other 16,534 5.44%

Greenville Metro Area Family Type

Type Population Percent
 No children under 18 29,093 54.32%
 With children under 18 24,469 45.68%

Greenville Metro Area Marital Status - Male (for those 15+ in 2000)

Type Population Percent
 Divorced 8,333 7.21%
 Married 62,643 54.23%
 Never Married 42,132 36.48%
 Widowed 2,398 2.08%

Greenville Metro Area Marital Status - Female (for those 15+ in 2000)

Type Population Percent
 Divorced 11,457 8.79%
 Married 62,355 47.85%
 Never Married 43,472 33.36%
 Widowed 13,028 10.00%

Greenville Metro Area Family Lawyers help clients with family law issues, such as marriage, divorce, domestic partnerships, adoptions, paternity, annulment, child support, custody, division of property, alimony, palimony, restraining orders, spousal support, uncontested divorce and visitation rights. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Greenville Metro Area Education Information

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Greenville Metro Area Highest Degree Earned (18 or older)

Degree Population Percent
 Less than 9th grade 16,850 7.19%
 9th-12th grade, no diploma 31,364 13.38%
 High school diploma or equivalent 58,617 25.01%
 Some college, no degree 64,104 27.35%
 Associate degree 14,974 6.39%
 Bachelors degree 32,678 13.94%
 Graduate or professional degree 15,756 6.72%

Greenville Metro Area Population In School (3 or older)

School Level  In Public School Percent  In Private School Percent Total Percent
Nursery or preschool 2,743 1.80% 2,071 1.36% 4,814 3.15%
Kindergarten 3,662 2.40% 484 0.32% 4,146 2.71%
Grades 1-4 15,352 10.05% 1,630 1.07% 16,982 11.12%
Grades 5-8 15,613 10.22% 1,604 1.05% 17,217 11.27%
Grades 9-12 15,501 10.15% 909 0.60% 16,410 10.74%
Undergrad college 34,980 22.90% 1,512 0.99% 36,492 23.89%
Graduate or professional school 4,771 3.12% 374 0.24% 5,145 3.37%
Total 92,622 60.63% 8,584 5.62% 101,206 66.25%

Greenville Metro Area Education Lawyers represent colleges, school districts, other educational institutions, and students in the practice of education law. They handle issues related to No Child Left Behind, special education, and disability rights. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Greenville Metro Area Business Information

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Greenville Metro Area Businesses Changes By Year

Year  Business Births  Business Deaths
2001 352 319
2002 340 302
2003 1,462 1,235
2004 1,583 1,346

Greenville Metro Area Business Lawyers provide services for corporations, LLCs, partnerships, contracts, franchising and business litigation. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Greenville Metro Area Public Benefits Information

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Greenville Metro Area Above Or Below Poverty Level In 1999

Above/Below Population Percent
 At Or Above Poverty Level 233,202 79.67%
 Below Poverty Level 59,520 20.33%

Greenville Metro Area Public Benefits Lawyers assess the range of local, state and federal government benefits to which their clients may be entitled and help them apply for such programs, as well as appeal decisions denying such benefits to their clients. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Greenville Metro Area Criminal Information

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Correctional Institution Population (2000): 1,336

Greenville Metro Area Crimes Per 1,000 People By Type And Year



Year  Aggravated Assault  Forcible Rape  Murder / Manslaughter  Robbery Total Violent Crimes  Arson  Burglary  Larceny / Theft  Motor Vehicle Theft Total Property Crimes
1999 4.760 0.317 0.048 1.658 6.784 0.000 16.654 38.385 3.832 58.871
2000 4.788 0.295 0.113 1.422 6.619 0.000 15.583 43.889 4.092 63.565
2001 4.321 0.250 0.051 1.734 6.357 0.000 16.910 45.181 3.079 65.170
2002 4.107 0.275 0.087 1.960 6.428 0.000 14.657 37.267 2.755 54.678
2003 4.775 0.367 0.060 0.861 6.063 0.000 9.162 24.980 2.673 36.816
2004 5.323 0.406 0.061 1.081 6.872 0.000 9.293 26.884 3.451 39.629
2005 5.414 0.414 0.063 1.166 7.056 0.000 10.052 26.751 3.640 40.443
2006 5.085 0.356 0.067 1.194 6.702 0.000 10.152 24.842 3.817 38.811
2007 5.030 0.402 0.065 1.429 6.927 0.000 9.819 25.437 3.731 38.988

Greenville Metro Area Crime Index

Year  Index
1999 8,275
2000 9,278
2001 9,733
2002 8,451

Greenville Metro Area Criminal Lawyers represent defendants in municipal, state and federal criminal proceedings. These lawyers commonly handle cases involving DUI/DWI (drunk driving), drug possession, gun crimes, traffic tickets, violent crimes, sex crimes, theft offenses and white collar crimes. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Greenville Metro Area Immigration & Civil Rights Information

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Greenville Metro Area Population By Age

Age Population Percent
0-9 Years 20,228 13.24%
10-19 Years 23,668 15.49%
20-29 Years 30,153 19.74%
30-39 Years 22,035 14.42%
40-49 Years 21,649 14.17%
50-59 Years 14,875 9.74%
60-69 Years 9,418 6.16%
70-79 Years 6,989 4.57%
80-89 Years 3,172 2.08%
90+ Years 585 0.38%

Greenville Metro Area Population - Male/Female

Male/Female Population Percent
 Male 73,189 47.91%
 Female 79,583 52.09%

Greenville Metro Area Population By Ethnicity

Ethnicity Population Percent
 Caucasian 91,121 59.65%
 African-American 52,611 34.44%
 Hispanic/Latino 5,727 3.75%
 Asian 1,446 0.95%
 Multiracial 1,264 0.83%
 Amerindian 370 0.24%
 Other Race 186 0.12%
 Pacific Islander 47 0.03%

Greenville Metro Area Top Specified Ancestries

Rank Ancestry  Population Percent Of Specified Ancestries
1. United States Or American 33,838 23.66%
2. English 28,247 19.75%
3. German 18,047 12.62%
4. Irish 17,860 12.49%
5. Scotch Irish 6,461 4.52%
6. Italian 5,571 3.90%
7. Scottish 4,798 3.36%
8. French Non-Basque 3,682 2.58%
9. European 3,400 2.38%
10. African 3,165 2.21%

Greenville Metro Area Top Languages Spoken At Home

Rank Language  Population Percent Of Reported Languages
1. Only English 269,194 93.68%
2. Spanish Or Spanish Creole 12,451 4.33%
3. French 1,016 0.35%
4. German 724 0.25%
5. Arabic 648 0.23%
6. Chinese 400 0.14%
7. Japanese 248 0.09%
8. Italian 220 0.08%
9. Persian 210 0.07%
10. Vietnamese 202 0.07%

Greenville Metro Area Citizen Type

Type Population Percent
 Citizen by birth 295,408 96.20%
 Naturalized immigrant 2,563 0.83%
 Not a citizen 9,117 2.97%

Greenville Metro Area Immigration Lawyers help clients navigate through the federal immigration process. They help workers secure temporary visas (H1-B, fiances obtain K-1 visas, and permanent immigrants apply for Green Cards or citizenship. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.
Greenville Metro Area Civil Rights Lawyers represent clients who have been illegally discriminated against on the basis of race, gender, sexual orientation, disability and national origin. If you have suffered employment discrimination, sexual harassment, or have been treated differently by a hotel, restaurant, or other public accommodation, a civil rights lawyer can help you determine whether your rights were violated and what types of redress are available. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


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