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Greenwood County

Greenwood County boasts a modern and diverse economic base, from Fujifilm’s North American manufacturing, distribution, and research and development headquarters to nationally recognized genetics research at the Greenwood Genetic Center. We have approximately 26% of the local workforce dedicated to manufacturing.

The overall cost of living index in Greenwood, SC, is 83, which is 13% lower than the South Carolina average and 17% lower than the national average.

With 260,793 people in Greenwood County’s labor shed, we have a large and ready workforce. Greenwood County is ranked number 2 in the nation among Top US Rural and Micropolitan Counties for ACT WorkKeys National Career Readiness Certificates.

The Greenwood Promise is a county-wide educational initiative that promises every student who graduates from a Greenwood County public/private/accredited homeschool the opportunity to receive at least an associate’s degree or certificate from Piedmont Technical College tuition-free.

James Bateman
Economic Development Director
104 Maxwell Avenue, 6th Floor
Greenwood, SC 29646
Email: [email protected]