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.
Greenbrier is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-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%).
Greenbrier is home to a number of people employed in the armed forces. When you visit or walk around Greenbrier, some of the people you will bump into will be military people In and out of uniform, jogging, shopping and generally out and about town.
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.
Greenbrier is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The city’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the 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.
As is often the case in a small city, Greenbrier doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
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.