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Best Places To Raise A Family In The Greenville Area

Great Places To Live In The
Greater Greenville Area For Families

If you’re considering moving to the Greenville area with your family and wondering which are the great places to live, you’ve come to the right place. Choosing a place to live with your family and raise children can be a daunting task. You have to factor in a lot of important things such as your children’s needs, resources, work, etc.

While all parents are looking for a good place to raise their children, the decision often involves balancing and prioritizing certain community resources and costs. So we’ve compiled a list of some of the best Greenville suburbs to live in for families using data from Niche. Niche ranks places to live based on a variety of factors including cost of living, schools, health care, recreation, and weather. All the cities on the list have top-notch schools – an important factor for families.

Check the list below and you may also want to check the family-friendly neighborhoods in the Greenville area.


#20. Easley

Population: 22,921 (2020 Census)
Median Home Price: $176,100
Median Gross Rent: $702
Median Household Income: $55,655
Top public schools: Powdersville Elementary School (A), Forest Acres Elementary School (A-), Powdersville Middle School (A)
Top private schools: Christ Church Episcopal School (A+), St. Joseph’s Catholic School (A+), Bob Jones Academy (A-)

Learn more about Easley

#19. Parker

Population: 13,407 (2020 Census)
Median Home Price: $83,400
Median Gross Rent: $810
Median Household Income: $37,556
Top public schools: SC Governor’s School for Arts & Humanities (A+), Green Charter School (A), Sterling School (A)
Top private schools: Christ Church Episcopal School (A+), St. Joseph’s Catholic School (A+), Bob Jones Academy (A-)

#18. Piedmont

Population: 5,411 (2020 Census)
Median Home Price: $127,600
Median Gross Rent: $846
Median Household Income: $51,685
Top public schools: SC Governor’s School for Arts & Humanities (A+), Green Charter School (A), Sterling School (A)
Top private schools: Christ Church Episcopal School (A+), St. Joseph’s Catholic School (A+), Bob Jones Academy (A-)

#17. Sans Souci

Population: 8,581 (2020 Census)
Median Home Price: $130,100
Median Gross Rent: $848
Median Household Income: $37,108
Top public schools: SC Governor’s School for Arts & Humanities (A+), Green Charter School (A), Sterling School (A)
Top private schools:
Christ Church Episcopal School (A+), St. Joseph’s Catholic School (A+), Bob Jones Academy (A-)

Learn more about Sans Souci

#16. Travelers Rest

Population: 7,788 (2020 Census)
Median Home Price: $210,500
Median Gross Rent: $814
Median Household Income: $35,884
Top public schools: SC Governor’s School for Arts & Humanities (A+), Green Charter School (A), Sterling School (A)
Top private schools: Bob Jones Academy (A-), Hampton Park Christian School (B), Tabernacle Christian School (B+)

Learn more about Travelers Rest

#15. Central

Population: 5,247 (2020 Census)
Median Home Price: $112,500
Median Gross Rent: $693
Median Household Income: $31,233
Top public schools: D.W. Daniel High School (A), R.C. Edwards Middle School (A-), Central Academy of Arts (B+)
Top private schools: Easley Christian School Academy (A-)

Learn more about Central

#14. Golden Grove

Population: 3,002 (2020 Census)
Median Home Price: $117,200
Median Gross Rent: $942
Median Household Income: $54,400
Top public schools: SC Governor’s School for Arts & Humanities (A+), Green Charter School (A), Sterling School (A)
Top private schools: Christ Church Episcopal School (A+), St. Joseph’s Catholic School (A+), Bob Jones Academy (A-)

#13. Fountain Inn

Population: 10,416 (2020 Census)
Median Home Price: $159,200
Median Gross Rent: $729
Median Household Income: $65,221
Top public schools: Green Charter School (A), Sterling School (A), Greenville Technical Charter High School (A)
Top private schools: Christ Church Episcopal School (A+), St. Joseph’s Catholic School (A+), Bob Jones Academy (A-)

Learn more about Fountain Inn

#12. Duncan

Population: 4,041 (2020 Census)
Median Home Price: $116,900
Median Gross Rent: $937
Median Household Income: $50,000
Top public schools: Green Charter School (A), East Link Academy (A), Abner Creek Academy (A)
Top private schools: Christ Church Episcopal School (A+), St. Joseph’s Catholic School (A+), Southside Christian School (A)

Learn more about Duncan

#11. Greer

Population: 35,308 (2020 Census)
Median Home Price: $184,200
Median Gross Rent: $904
Median Household Income: $65,516
Top public schools: SC Governor’s School for Arts & Humanities (A+), Green Charter School (A), Sterling School (A)
Top private schools: Christ Church Episcopal School (A+), St. Joseph’s Catholic School (A+), Bob Jones Academy (A-)

Learn more about Greer

#10. Mauldin

Population: 24,724 (2020 Census)
Median Home Price: $170,000
Median Gross Rent: $1,101
Median Household Income: $67,902
Top public schools: SC Governor’s School for Arts & Humanities (A+), Green Charter School (A), Sterling School (A)
Top private schools: Christ Church Episcopal Shool (A+), St. Joseph’s Catholic School (A+), Bob Jones Academy (A-)

Learn more about Mauldin

#9. Northlake

Population: 3818 (2020 Census)
Median Home Price: $174,500
Median Gross Rent: $847
Median Household Income: $79,788
Top public schools: Southwood Academy for the Arts(A), Concord Elementary School (A), Riverside Middle School (A)
Top private schools: Montessori School of Anderson(A), Anderson Christian School (B), Temple Christian Academy (B+)

#8. Boiling Springs

Population: 10,405 (2020 Census)
Median Home Price: $166,600
Median Gross Rent: $889
Median Household Income: $63,529
Top public schools: Meeting Street Academy (A), Boiling Springs Elementary School (A-), Shoally Creek Elementary School (A-)
Top private schools: Spartanburg Day School (A+), Oakbrook Preparatory School (A), Spartanburg Christian Academy (A-)

Learn more about Boiling Springs

#7. Simpsonville

Population: 23,354 (2020 Census)
Median Home Price: $188,000
Median Gross Rent: $1,100
Median Household Income: $75,535
Top public schools: SC Governor’s School for Arts & Humanities (A+), Green Charter School (A), Sterling School (A)
Top private schools: Christ Church Episcopal Shool (A+), St. Joseph’s Catholic School (A+), Bob Jones Academy (A-)

Learn more about Simpsonville

#6. Wade Hampton

Population: 21,482 (2020 Census)
Median Home Price: $220,800
Median Gross Rent: $921
Median Household Income: $58,071
Top public schools: SC Governor’s School for Arts & Humanities (A+), Green Charter School (A), Sterling School (A)
Top private schools: Christ Church Episcopal School (A+), St. Joseph’s Catholic School (A+), Bob Jones Academy (A-)

#5. Taylors

Population: 23,222 (2020 Census)
Median Home Price: $176,900
Median Gross Rent: $975
Median Household Income: $62,365
Top public schools: SC Governor’s School for Arts & Humanities (A+), Green Charter School (A), Sterling School (A)
Top private schools: Christ Church Episcopal School (A+), St. Joseph’s Catholic School (A+), Bob Jones Academy (A-)

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#4. Clemson

Population: 17,681 (2020 Census)
Median Home Price: $276,000
Median Gross Rent: $950
Median Household Income: $46,075
Top public schools: D.W. Daniel High School (A), Riverside Middle School (A), Clemson Elementary School (A-)
Top private schools: Oconee Christian Academy (A-), Anderson Christian School (B), Easley Christian School (A-)

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#3. Powdersville

Population: 10,025 (2020 Census)
Median Home Price: $217,500
Median Gross Rent: $857
Median Household Income: $65,474
Top public schools: SC Governor’s School for Arts & Humanities (A+), Green Charter School (A), Sterling School (A)
Top private schools: Christ Church Episcopal Shool (A+), St. Joseph’s Catholic School (A+), Bob Jones Academy (A-)

Learn more about Powdersville

#2. Reidville

Population: 1,634 (2020 Census)
Median Home Price: $235,300
Median Gross Rent: $830
Median Household Income: $99,219
Top public schools: Green Charter School (A), East Link Academy (A), Reidville Elementary School (A)
Top private schools: St. Joseph’s Catholic School (A+), Southside Christian School (A), Oakbrook Preparatory School (A)

Learn more about Reidville

#1. Five Forks

Population: 17,737 (2020 Census)
Median Home Price: $347,100
Median Gross Rent: $1,677
Median Household Income: $112,146
Top public schools: SC Governor’s School for Arts & Humanities (A+), Green Charter School (A), Sterling School (A)
Top private schools: Christ Church Episcopal School (A+), St. Joseph’s Catholic School (A+), Bob Jones Academy (A-)

Learn more about Five Forks

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Sources:
Niche.com
Census.gov

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