Greenwood is a somewhat small city located in the state of Arkansas. With a population of 9,414 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Greenwood is the 44th largest community in Arkansas.
Greenwood is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Greenwood is a city of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Greenwood who work in management occupations (13.94%), office and administrative support (12.65%), and healthcare (9.04%).
Greenwood 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, Greenwood’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
As is often the case in a small city, Greenwood doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
In terms of college education, Greenwood is somewhat better educated than the 21.84% who have a 4-year degree or higher in the typical US community: 26.32% of adults 25 and older in the city have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Greenwood in 2018 was $26,070, which is wealthy relative to Arkansas, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $104,280 for a family of four. However, Greenwood contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Greenwood home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Greenwood residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Greenwood include Irish, German, English, Hungarian, and Swedish.
The most common language spoken in Greenwood is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Polish.