Upstate Quick Facts

  • The Upstate has a population of 1.409 million
  • There are 532,000 households in the Upstate with an average Household Income is $47,548
  • The median age in the region is 38.4 and 59.8% of all Upstate residents are under the age of 45
  • 80.7% of the workforce in the Upstate has at least a high school diploma
  • The per capita income in the Upstate in 2010 was $23,283
  • Of the top four employers in the region, two are healthcare organizations (Greenville Hospital System, Spartanburg Regional Health Services) and two are industries (Michelin North America and BMW Manufacturing Corporation)


Information gathered from the US Census Bureau and the Upstate SC Alliance