Quality of Life – Greenville Area Development Corporation

Quality of Life

Greenville, SC – An Unmatched Lifestyle

As a warm southern community with a diverse economy and an abundance of amenities, it is no wonder that Greenville, SC is consistently ranked one of the nation’s top places to do business and best places to live. Greenville is a mid-sized metro area with a low cost of living, mild climate, exceptional healthcare, award-winning school system, and an overall quality of life that is unmatched. Located along I-85 midway between Atlanta, Georgia and Charlotte, North Carolina, Greenville offers the appeal of a big city with small-town hospitality that is hard to find elsewhere.

Our Communities

Greenville, SC is comprised of several smaller communities, each with distinctive features that make them top places to live and work. Learn More


With an estimated population of 491,863 in 2015, Greenville County is South Carolina’s largest county.  Growth rates have averaged more than 1.9 percent per year since 2000. Learn More

Culture, Entertainment & Recreation

Greenville is a hub for culture and entertainment. The area is home to museums, theatres, symphonies, performing arts centers, and minor league sports teams and offers diverse recreational opportunities such as hiking, biking, golf, boating, and spectator sports. Learn More

Cost of Living

A low cost of living is one of Greenville’s primary advantages over other, similarly-sized areas and contributes to its appeal as an inviting destination for living and working. Learn More


Greenville’s extensive public school system, private and specialty academic institutions, and higher-learning institutions provide access to high-quality educational opportunities. Learn More


The area’s two major hospital systems offer high-level medical care, with services such as a level-one trauma center and cancer centers. Greenville is also home to a number of other healthcare facilities. Learn More


Greenville strives to promote racial, religious, and cultural inclusivity. The region is home to a variety of worship centers, cultural festivals, and programs such as the Diversity Leaders Initiative. Learn More

Do you want to know more about Greenville?

Please contact GADC to discuss moving your business to Greenville, or visit our resources section.