Greenwood is a somewhat small city located in the state of Arkansas. With a population of 9,322 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Greenwood is the 44th largest community in Arkansas.
Greenwood real estate is some of the most expensive in Arkansas, although Greenwood house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Greenwood is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Greenwood is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Greenwood who work in office and administrative support (17.27%), management occupations (11.06%), and teaching (9.42%).
Because of many things, Greenwood is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Greenwood 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, Greenwood has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Greenwood’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, Greenwood does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
The percentage of people in Greenwood who are college-educated is somewhat higher than the average US community of 21.84%: 26.33% of adults in Greenwood have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Greenwood in 2010 was $23,659, which is wealthy relative to Arkansas, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $94,636 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, English, Italian, and Polish.
The most common language spoken in Greenwood is English. Other important languages spoken here include Chinese and Spanish.