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. Much of the housing stock in Greenbrier was built relatively recently. The construction of new real estate can often be taken as an indication that the local Greenbrier economy is robust, and that jobs or other amenities are attracting an influx of new residents. 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 great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Greenbrier a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The city’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Greenbrier has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Greenbrier’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the country, making it one of the safest places to raise a family.
Being a small city, Greenbrier does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
In terms of college education, Greenbrier is nearly on par with the US average for all cities of 21.84%: 17.52% of adults 25 and older in Greenbrier have a bachelor's degree or advanced 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.