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.
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%).
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 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 overall education level of Greenwood is somewhat higher than in the average US city of 21.84%: 26.33% of adults 25 and older in the city 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.