Greenacres, FL


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Living in Greenacres

Greenacres is a medium-sized city located in the state of Florida. With a population of 39,676 people and 14 constituent neighborhoods, Greenacres is the 76th largest community in Florida.

Greenacres is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Greenacres is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Greenacres who work in office and administrative support (14.58%), sales jobs (10.62%), and management occupations (9.11%).

In terms of college education, Greenacres is nearly on par with the US average for all cities of 21.84%: 18.86% of adults 25 and older in Greenacres have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Greenacres in 2010 was $19,732, which is lower middle income relative to Florida and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $78,928 for a family of four. However, Greenacres contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Greenacres is a very ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Greenacres home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Greenacres residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Greenacres also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 40.88% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Greenacres include German, Haitian, Irish, and English.

Foreign born people are also an important part of Greenacres's cultural character, accounting for 36.01% of the city’s population.

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