Simpsonville, South Carolina

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Simpsonville is a city in Greenville County, South Carolina, United States. It is part of the GreenvilleMauldinEasley Metropolitan Statistical Area. The population was 14,352 at the 2000 census. Simpsonville is part of the "Golden Strip", along with Mauldin and Fountain Inn, which is noted for having low unemployment due to a diversity of industries including Para-Chem, Kemet, and Milliken. Simpsonville is home to Hillcrest High School. Simpsonville is also home to the 2008 Little League Softball World Champions.

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Geography

Simpsonville is located at 34°44′0″N 82°15′36″W / 34.733333°N 82.26°W / 34.733333; -82.26 (34.733375, -82.260001)[3]. The city is located between Mauldin, South Carolina and Fountain Inn along Highway 14 and Interstate 385.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 6.2 square miles (16.1 km²), all of it land.

Demographics

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 14,352 people, 5,391 households, and 4,021 families residing in the city. The population density was 2,306.1 people per square mile (890.9/km²). There were 5,636 housing units at an average density of 905.6/sq mi (349.9/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 82.69% White, 13.76% African American, 0.23% Native American, 0.79% Asian, 0.04% Pacific Islander, 1.23% from other races, and 1.27% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 4.65% of the population.

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