Central has the 3468th largest population in the United States. The population shrank by 0.3% from 2010 to 2015, which was slower than the national average. Central is part of the Greenville metro area. Unemployment in the Greenville area is 4%, which is lower than the national average, and is getting better. Greenville has the 70th largest local economy in the US, and a low cost of living. The average pay for jobs in Central is below average at $41,010, and the median cost of a home in Central is $107,600, which is below the national average. 33% of workers in Central hold a bachelors degree or higher (above average), and 85% of workers have a high school degree (above average). Driving to work is especially common in Central. 85% of Central workers drive to work alone, 0% take public transit, 7% carpool, and 6% walk. People in Central spend an average of 17 minutes commuting to work, which is shorter than the national average of 26 minutes.