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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.

The Greenwood Partnership Alliance is Greenwood County’s economic development alliance that partners both private and public entities to help grow Greenwood County. We work to develop the economic prosperity of Greenwood County and to improve our resident’s quality of life.

Heather Simmons-Jones
CEO, Greenwood Partnership Alliance
104 Maxwell Avenue, 6th Floor
Greenwood, SC 29646
Phone: (864) 388-1250
Email: hjones@partnershipalliance.com
Website: http://www.partnershipalliance.com