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Greenville, Kentucky - Basic Facts

The City of Greenville had a population of 4,402 as of July 1, 2015.

The primary coordinate point for Greenville is located at latitude 37.2113 and longitude -87.1763 in Muhlenberg County. The formal boundaries for the City of Greenville (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.71 sq. miles and a water area of 0.05 sq. miles. Muhlenberg County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 525 feet.

The City of Greenville (GNIS ID: 2403749) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Greenville population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

City of Greenville, KY Boundary Map

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Greenville, KY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)

POPULATION

Total Population 4,402
Population in Households 3,972
Population in Familes 3,171
Population in Group Qrtrs 430
Population Density1 951
Diversity Index2 21
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 1,762
Average Household Size 2.25
Family Households 1,138
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 1,961 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,101 (56.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 661 (33.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 199 (10.1%)
Median Home Value $100,112
Average Home Value $138,690
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $36,375
Average Household Income $47,739
Per Capita Income $19,860
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.39% 0.38%
Households 0.37% 0.43%
Families 0.98% 0.35%
Median Household Income   2.29%
Per Capita Income   2.26%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

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Greenville, KY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Greenville to the other 524 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Kentucky by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 92 83rd
Population Density1 # 262 50th
Diversity Index2 # 179 66th
Median Household Income # 319 39th
Per Capita Income # 277 47th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Kentucky Census Data Comparison Tool.