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Greenville, Kentucky - Basic Facts

The City of Greenville had a population of 4,397 as of July 1, 2018.

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.

Kentucky is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Greenville is located within Greenville Division of Muhlenberg County.

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Greenville, KY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 4,397
Population in Households 3,963
Population in Familes 3,171
Population in Group Qrtrs 434
Population Density2 933
Diversity Index3 21


Median Household Income $42,981
Average Household Income $54,515
Per Capita Income $23,667


Total Housing Units 1,973 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,179 (59.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 567 (28.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 227 (11.5%)
Median Home Value $119,523
Average Home Value $145,624


Total Households 1,746
Average Household Size 2.27
Family Households 1,117
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.12% -0.1%
Households 0.04% -0.13%
Families 0.27% -0.27%
Median Household Income   2.3%
Per Capita Income   1.98%

Greenville, KY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Greenville to the other 540 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Kentucky by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 100 82nd
Population Density # 263 51st
Diversity Index # 191 65th
Median Household Income # 255 53rd
Per Capita Income # 250 54th

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