Greenacres, FL

Greenacres profile

Living in Greenacres

Greenacres is a medium-sized city located in the state of Florida. With a population of 41,117 people and 14 constituent neighborhoods, Greenacres is the 76th largest community in Florida.

Unlike some cities, Greenacres isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Greenacres are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Greenacres is a city of service providers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Greenacres who work in office and administrative support (13.58%), sales jobs (10.95%), and maintenance occupations (9.03%).

One downside of living in Greenacres is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Greenacres, the average commute to work is 30.83 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.

The citizens of Greenacres are slightly better educated than the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns, with 22.47% of adults in Greenacres having a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Greenacres in 2018 was $25,249, which is lower middle income relative to Florida, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $100,996 for a family of four. However, Greenacres contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Greenacres is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Greenacres 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 Greenacres, accounting for 42.05% of the city’s residents (people of Hispanic or Latino origin can be of any race). The greatest number of Greenacres residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Greenacres include Haitian, Italian, Irish, German, and Jamaican.

In addition, Greenacres has a lot of people living here who were born outside of the US (38.71%).

The most common language spoken in Greenacres is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and French.