Greenbrier is a very small city located in the state of Arkansas. With a population of 5,296 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Greenbrier is the 70th largest community in Arkansas. Greenbrier has seen a significant amount of newer housing growth in recent years. Quite often, new home construction is the result of new residents moving in who are middle class or wealthier, attracted by jobs, a healthy local economy, or other amenities as they leave nearby or far away areas for greener pastures. This seems to be the case in Greenbrier, where the median household income is $48,250.00.
Greenbrier real estate is some of the most expensive in Arkansas, although Greenbrier house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Unlike some cities, Greenbrier isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Greenbrier are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Greenbrier is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Greenbrier who work in sales jobs (16.15%), office and administrative support (11.36%), and management occupations (8.56%).
There are many members of the armed forces living in Greenbrier. You will notice when you visit or live here that some of the people you meet or see around town are employed by the armed services - even if they are not always in uniform.
Also of interest is that Greenbrier has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Because of many things, Greenbrier is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Greenbrier really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Greenbrier perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.
Being a small city, Greenbrier does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
The education level of Greenbrier citizens, measured as those with bachelor's degrees or advanced degrees, is similar to the national average for all American cities and towns. 17.52% of adults 25 and older in Greenbrier have a college degree.
The per capita income in Greenbrier in 2010 was $21,215, which is upper middle income relative to Arkansas, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $84,860 for a family of four. However, Greenbrier contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Greenbrier home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Greenbrier residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Greenbrier include German, English, French , and Scottish.
The most common language spoken in Greenbrier is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Gujarathi.