Greenville has the 264th largest population in the United States. The population grew by 7.1% from 2010 to 2015, which was faster than the national average. Unemployment in the Greenville area is 5%, which is higher than the national average, and is getting better. Greenville has the 231st largest local economy in the US, and a low cost of living. The average pay for jobs in Greenville is below average at $41,280, and the median cost of a home in Greenville is $145,700, which is below the national average. 37% of workers in Greenville hold a bachelors degree or higher (above average), and 90% of workers have a high school degree (above average). Driving to work is especially common in Greenville. 83% of Greenville workers drive to work alone, 0% take public transit, 10% carpool, and 5% walk. People in Greenville spend an average of 17 minutes commuting to work, which is shorter than the national average of 26 minutes.