Greenville, AL
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Greenville is a somewhat small city located in the state of Alabama. With a population of 7,845 people and six constituent neighborhoods, Greenville is the 80th largest community in Alabama.

Greenville is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Greenville is a city of professionals, sales and office workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Greenville who work in sales jobs (12.40%), office and administrative support (8.42%), and teaching (7.48%).

As is often the case in a small city, Greenville doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.

In terms of college education, Greenville is nearly on par with the US average for all cities of 21.84%: 19.17% of adults 25 and older in Greenville have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Greenville in 2010 was $18,179, which is lower middle income relative to Alabama and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $72,716 for a family of four. However, Greenville contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Greenville is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Greenville home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Greenville residents report their race to be Black or African-American, followed by White. Important ancestries of people in Greenville include Irish, African, German, and Scots-Irish.

The most common language spoken in Greenville is English. Other important languages spoken here include Korean and Spanish.