Greer

Greer

One of South Carolina’s fastest-growing cities, Greer is located in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains - in the heart of the state’s bustling Upstate region.

Welcome To Greer 

One of South Carolina’s fastest-growing cities, Greer is located in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains - in the heart of the state’s bustling Upstate region.

The city offers beautiful scenery with vistas that include both mountains and lakes. Families and young professionals have discovered the city’s first-rate services, outstanding park facilities and recreation programs, and big-city amenities while preserving a small-town feel.

Spanning more than 20 square miles, Greer’s city limits to the north offer outdoor recreation at Lake Robinson and Lake Cunningham, while the city’s southern boundary includes a major transportation corridor with Interstate 85 and the Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport, as well as BMW's only United States manufacturing facility. The latter allows visitors to learn more about BMW through the Zentrum museum and plant tours.

Greer Station

Greer's Central Business District, also known as Greer Station, has become a destination in itself with approximately 12 square blocks of retail, dining, entertainment, and professional service organizations. Greer Station has more than 40 buildings on the National Historic Register.

A highlight during the summer season is “Tunes in the Park,” a Saturday evening concert series that draws hundreds of music lovers who enjoy songs under the stars. Visitors also flock to such downtown festivals as Greer Family Fest, Oktoberfest, Chili Cook-Off, and Wing Fling.

Greer Station took on a new look in 2008 as new municipal facilities opened to serve the public. A two-story Police and Court Complex anchors the west boundary of Greer Station, while the new three-story Greer City Hall and 12-acre City Park are just two blocks to the east. City Hall includes an entire floor dedicated to public space, with a 4,500-square-foot events hall available for conventions, receptions, and galas.

City Park & Cultural Arts Council

Just steps from the events hall, City Park includes a large fountain timed to music, an amphitheater for public concerts and ceremonies, a children's play area, walking trails, and ample green space for family fun. The city’s events staff keeps City Park the center of recreation in Greer, planning concerts and family festivals throughout the year. Freedom Blast, the City of Greer's annual independence celebration at City Park is a day full of music, fun, and fireworks not to be missed.

The Greer Cultural Arts Council keeps visual and theater arts thriving in the city, offering classes for budding and experienced artists of all ages and staging high-quality performances through the Greer Children’s Theatre.

Highway 29

Highway 29 extends from Greenville to Spartanburg and passes just north of Greer’s main business district. However, you will find nearly anything you may need on that stretch of highway in Greer. From fast food or fine dining to charming boutiques and chain department stores, it is a vibrant commercial corridor in the city.

Manufacturing & Business

In addition to the BMW manufacturing plant, Greer is the longtime home of the North American Headquarters for Michelin North America and Mitsubishi Polyester Inc. South Carolina Ports 2013 opened its Inland Port at Greer, just the second facility of its kind on the East Coast.

Greer, SC, isn't just a destination; it's an immersive journey that leaves an indelible mark of Southern warmth and hospitality on every visitor.

 

Subdivisions:

Willow Creek 

Experience the epitome of luxury living at Willow Creek Golf Community, ideally situated at the heart of Greenville and Spartanburg along SC Highways 101 and 417. With 201 exquisite homes, including those under construction, spread across 211 expansive homesites, this community offers unparalleled elegance.

Designed by Tom Jackson, the championship golf course is complemented by a well-appointed pro shop and a cozy snack bar/lounge in the clubhouse. Custom-built homes ranging from 2800 sq. ft. to 6000 sq. ft. grace the lush landscape, many overlooking the scenic golf course or tranquil ponds.

The community's "commons area" features a property owner's clubhouse, a junior Olympic-size swimming pool, a spacious cabana area, and pristine tennis courts. The secured pool area, accessible with electronic keys, ensures exclusive access for homeowners. A children's playground near the clubhouse and pool area adds convenience, while the clubhouse itself offers modern amenities for community gatherings, including a kitchen. Adjacent to the pool and clubhouse, four lighted tennis courts and another playground area complete the luxurious amenities of Willow Creek Golf Community.

Thornblade

Thornblade is a golf community known for its championship golf course and upscale homes. The neighborhood offers a range of amenities, including tennis courts and a clubhouse, providing residents with an active and luxurious lifestyle.

Pennington Point

Pennington Point is a residential subdivision offering a mix of housing options, including single-family homes. The community is known for its family-friendly atmosphere, proximity to schools, and convenient access to local amenities. It provides a comfortable and welcoming environment for residents.

Mountain View Valley

Mountain View Valley is a picturesque subdivision characterized by its scenic views and tranquil surroundings. The neighborhood typically features a range of housing options, and residents enjoy a suburban lifestyle with nearby parks and recreational opportunities.

 

Ellington Park

Explore Ellington Park, a captivating neighborhood in Greer, South Carolina, where a diverse selection of homes awaits you. With an array of beautiful styles, varying sizes, and affordable prices, Ellington Park provides the perfect opportunity to find your dream home.

Whether you're drawn to traditional charm, modern elegance, or something in between, Ellington Park offers a range of architectural styles to suit your taste. From cozy cottages to spacious residences, there's something for every lifestyle and family size.

Experience the best of Greer living at Ellington Park, where affordability meets quality and style. Find your ideal home in this welcoming community and make your homeownership dreams a reality.

Tuxedo Park

Tuxedo Park, a secluded premier community, is nestled in the quiet woods of Greenville, 2 miles from the vibrant Five Forks area. Sixty-five estate-sized home-sites and 17+ acres of common green space, along with the bordering Enoree River, come together to create a beautiful, natural environment. In addition to its private, pristine setting, it is wonderfully close to award-winning schools, Michelin, BMW, a plethora of shopping, a brand new public library, and loads of exercise/sporting options.

Brighton

Welcome to Brighton, a vibrant neighborhood in Greer, South Carolina, where you'll find a delightful array of homes in diverse styles, sizes, and budget-friendly prices. From cozy cottages to spacious estates, Brighton offers something for everyone.

Our single-family homes range from approximately 2,600 square feet to over 4,400 square feet, ensuring plenty of space for your family to thrive. With an average homeowners association fee of just $75 per month, you can enjoy community amenities and services without breaking the bank.

Whether you're seeking modern amenities, a charming neighborhood atmosphere, or convenient access to Greer's attractions, Brighton has it all. Explore your options in Brighton or discover other fantastic communities in Greer—we're confident you'll find your dream home right here.

Les Jardin

Architecture is at the heart of everything in Le Jardin… Elegant, timeless, beautiful Architecture shall be incorporated into every property. Our residents must know that they are part of something unique that shall endure the sands of time! Le Jardin offers a tranquil escape. A secluded destination within the heart of Greenville’s corridor, a place where families can get back to their roots, literally and figuratively… All within the Upstate’s most desirable area, the East side of Greenville!

Barrington Park

Discover the timeless allure of Barrington Park, a distinguished subdivision just outside Greer, SC. With over 120 meticulously crafted properties, this neighborhood epitomizes elegance and sophistication. Established in the early 1990s, Barrington Park has evolved into a premier destination for high-end single-family homes.

Featuring custom-built residences adorned with stucco, stone, or brick exteriors, Barrington Park exudes luxury at every turn. The generous floor plans, averaging around 4,600 sq. ft. and extending to over 6,000 sq. ft. in some homes, offer unparalleled living spaces. Nestled approximately nine miles east of downtown Greenville off South Batesville Road, this community seamlessly blends tranquility with convenience.

A distinctive feature of Barrington Park is its proximity to the Enoree River, with select properties offering picturesque views and a touch of rustic charm. Immerse yourself in the sophisticated charm of Barrington Park, where every home is a masterpiece of timeless elegance.

This prestigious community goes above and beyond with a host of services and amenities to enhance your living experience.

Unwind at the exquisite clubhouse, perfect for social gatherings and events. Stay active and enjoy friendly matches on the tennis courts or take a refreshing dip in the sparkling swimming pool.

Conveniently situated near Thornblade Country Club and Golf Course, GSP International Airport, and the I-85, Barrington Park offers unparalleled convenience without compromising on luxury. Experience the epitome of refined living at Barrington Park, where every detail is designed to elevate your lifestyle.

Chelsea Woods

Discover the opulent charm of Chelsea Woods Real Estate, boasting a stunning collection of executive homes set amidst a picturesque subdivision. Nestled within beautifully landscaped properties adorned with mature shade trees, these homes offer unparalleled privacy on expansive lots. Coveted for its elegance and proximity to top-rated schools, including the prestigious Riverside High School ranked number 1 in the state, Chelsea Woods is a sought-after neighborhood for discerning buyers.

Forest Court Estates

Discover the enchanting allure of Forest Court Estates, nestled in the heart of Greer, South Carolina. This charming neighborhood, located in Greenville County, offers a tranquil and idyllic setting for residents seeking a peaceful place to call home.

Tree-lined streets, meticulously maintained properties, and a welcoming atmosphere define the essence of Forest Court Estates. Residents here enjoy a convenient lifestyle with easy access to a variety of local amenities, including shopping centers, dining options, parks, and top-rated schools.

Forest Court Estates is strategically positioned near major highways, facilitating seamless commutes to nearby cities like Greenville and Spartanburg. Nature lovers will relish the nearby outdoor havens such as Lake Robinson and the majestic Blue Ridge Mountains, perfect for outdoor adventures and leisurely escapes.

Embrace the harmonious blend of convenience, natural beauty, and community spirit at Forest Court Estates, where every day feels like a retreat in the charming Upstate of South Carolina.

 

Overview for Greer, SC

35,151 people live in Greer, where the median age is 35.3 and the average individual income is $33,808. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

35,151

Total Population

35.3 years

Median Age

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Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

$33,808

Average individual Income

Around Greer, SC

There's plenty to do around Greer, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

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Somewhat Walkable
Walking Score
45
Somewhat Bikeable
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Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Big Apple Donuts and Cafe of Taylors, Voilà French Café, and Harvest Kitchen.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining 4.93 miles 11 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 2.54 miles 52 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 0.56 miles 20 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 1.69 miles 7 reviews 4.9/5 stars
Dining · $$ 0.45 miles 24 reviews 4.8/5 stars
Dining 0.45 miles 6 reviews 4.8/5 stars

Demographics and Employment Data for Greer, SC

Greer has 13,294 households, with an average household size of 2.63. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Greer do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 35,151 people call Greer home. The population density is 1,492.93 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

35,151

Total Population

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Median Age

50.11 / 49.89%

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13,294

Total Households

2.63

Average Household Size

$33,808

Average individual Income

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Schools in Greer, SC

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The following schools are within or nearby Greer. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
Type
Name
Category
Grades
School rating
Abner Creek Academy
PUBLIC
PreK - 4th
4/5
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
3/5
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
2/5
Chandler Creek Elementary
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
3/5
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
3/5
J. Harley Bonds Career Center
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
No rating available
Calvary Christian School
PRIVATE
PreK - 12th
No rating available
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
5/5
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
5/5
Woodland Elementary
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
5/5
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