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, Greenwood isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Greenwood are a mix 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 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, Greenwood really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Greenwood 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, 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.