Greenville metropolitan area, South Carolina

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The Greenville Metropolitan Area is the metropolitan area encompassing Greenville, South Carolina. The United States Office of Management and Budget designates it the Greenville–Anderson–Mauldin, SC Metropolitan Statistical Area, a Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA) used by the Census Bureau and other agencies. According to the OMB, the MSA comprises Greenville, Anderson, Pickens, and Laurens Counties and the principal cities of Greenville, Mauldin and Anderson. As of 2014, the MSA had a population of 53 making it the most populous in the state. A larger, 10-county region known as the Greenville–Spartanburg–Anderson Combined Statistical Area composes of most of the Upstate region. As of 2014, the CSA had a population of 1,409,582, a 3.5% increase from 2010, making it the largest in the South Carolina.[1]


County Population
Greenville 482,752
Anderson 192,810
Pickens 120,368
Laurens 66,533
Total: 862,463


Places with more than 60,000 inhabitants

Places with 20,000 to 60,000 inhabitants

Places with 10,000 to 20,000 inhabitants

Places with 5,000 to 10,000 inhabitants

Places with 1,000 to 5,000 inhabitants

Places with less than 1,000 inhabitants

Unincorporated places


As of the 2010 Census, there were 824,112 people, 321,113 households, and 218,531 families residing within the MSA. The racial makeup of the MSA was 77.1% White, 16.5% African American, 0.3% Native American, 1.5% Asian, 0.0% Pacific Islander, 2.8% from other races, and 1.7% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 5.9% of the population. The median income for a household in the MSA as of 2013 was $43,225 while the per capita income was $23,805. The median age in 2013 was 38.2 years old.[3]

See also


  1. "Annual Estimates of the Resident Population: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2014 - United States -- Combined Statistical Area; and for Puerto Rico". US Census Bureau. Retrieved 2016-01-07. 
  2. Easley lies in two counties – Pickens and Anderson. Most of the city is in Pickens County with a very small portion extending into neighboring Anderson County. The small portion of Easley in Anderson County is considered part of the Anderson Metropolitan Statistical Area.
  3. "Market Profile" (PDF). Greenville SC. United States Census Bureau. 2013. Retrieved May 30, 2014.