Greenfield is a medium-sized city located in the state of California. With a population of 17,184 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Greenfield is the 336th largest community in California.
Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Greenfield is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 52.03% of the Greenfield workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Greenfield is a city of farmers, fishers, or foresters, sales and office workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Greenfield who work in farm management occupations (30.13%), office and administrative support (11.06%), and sales jobs (8.04%).
The citizens of Greenfield have a very low rate of college education: just 8.40% of people over 25 have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree, compared to a national average of 21.84% for all cities.
The per capita income in Greenfield in 2010 was $13,567, which is low income relative to California and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $54,268 for a family of four. However, Greenfield contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Greenfield is a very ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Greenfield home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. People of Hispanic or Latino origin are the most prevalent group in Greenfield, accounting for 88.25% of the city’s residents (people of Hispanic or Latino origin can be of any race). The greatest number of Greenfield residents report their race to be White, followed by Native American. Important ancestries of people in Greenfield include English, European, Other Arab, and Irish.
Greenfield also has a high percentage of its population that was born in another country: 46.57%.
The most common language spoken in Greenfield is Spanish. Other important languages spoken here include English and Tagalog.