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Greer, South Carolina
Hickory, North Carolina
USA
PEOPLE COMPARISON HIGHLIGHTS
Greer is 5% more densely populated than Hickory.
People are 1% more likely to be married in Hickory.
The Median Age is 4.3 years younger in Greer.

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PEOPLE
 Greer, SCHickory, NCUnited States
 Population28,36540,374321,418,820
 Population - 201023,90839,932308,745,538
 Population - 200016,84337,222285,036,114
 Population - 199010,32228,301251,960,433
 Pop. 1990 to Now174.80%42.66%27.57%
 Pop. 2000 to Now68.41%8.47%12.76%
 Pop. Density1,4241,35191
 Land Area20303,531,905
 Water Area20264,837
 Median Age33.73837.4
 Female Population51.83%53.99%50.81%
 Male Population48.17%46.01%49.19%
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 EST. TOTAL POPULATION BY AGE
 Greer, SCHickory, NCUnited States
 Age 0 to 47.77%5.99%6.36%
 Age 5 to 96.17%7.04%6.51%
 Age 10 to 147.43%6.14%6.59%
 Age 15 to 173.40%3.88%4.03%
 Age 18 to 203.91%4.46%4.35%
 Age 21 to 246.13%6.12%5.61%
 Age 25 to 3416.96%12.46%13.47%
 Age 35 to 4413.80%14.16%12.97%
 Age 45 to 5413.33%12.52%14.09%
 Age 55 to 595.60%6.52%6.57%
 Age 60 to 644.94%5.07%5.72%
 Age 65 to 745.74%8.32%7.64%
 Age 75 to 842.70%5.35%4.26%
 Age 85 and over2.13%1.98%1.85%
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 RACE
 Greer, SCHickory, NCUnited States
 White59.97%69.27%62.77%
 Black17.81%13.76%12.24%
 Asian2.35%3.19%4.95%
 Native American0.11%0.40%0.66%
 Hawaiian, Pacific Islander0.00%0.00%0.16%
 Other0.29%0.30%0.20%
 Two or More Races2.07%1.17%2.13%
 Hispanic17.40%11.90%16.90%
 Non-Hispanic82.60%88.11%83.10%
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 FAMILY
 Greer, SCHickory, NCUnited States
 Households10,06715,991116,211,000
 Family Households6,5059,67676,958,100
 Non Family Households3,5626,31539,253,000
 Household Size2.632.422.63
 Married Population47.83%46.56%50.58%
 Single Population52.17%53.44%49.42%
 Now Married44.72%44.02%48.41%
 Married but Separated3.11%2.54%2.17%
 Never Married32.71%34.60%32.55%
 Widowed6.37%7.63%5.95%
 Divorced13.10%11.22%10.92%
 Married, w/children32.90%28.61%31.68%
 Married, no children33.50%40.80%41.44%
 Single, w/children19.65%20.84%16.94%
 Single, no children13.96%9.76%9.95%
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