Greenville, SC Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 27,367 housing units in Greenville. This represents a 3.5% growth from 26,453 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 27,194 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and 173 were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Greenville is about 47%. Greenville's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 10.6%. Average household size is 2.12 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Greenville were built after 1960.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type1.90%
One Bedroom18.30%
Two Bedrooms37.50%
Three Bedrooms31.20%
Four Bedrooms9.10%
Five Bedrooms or more2%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.25
Median year structure was built1956
Median Value of occupied units$118,100
Median Price asked for vacant units$97,000

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.01
Median year structure was built1970
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$439

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0.10%
Second Mortgage7.10%
Home Equity Loan11%
Simple Mortgage46.50%
Debt Free35.30%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs17.2%