Greenacres, FL

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Greenacres profile

Living in Greenacres

Greenacres is a medium-sized city located in the state of Florida. With a population of 41,084 people and 14 constituent neighborhoods, Greenacres is the 76th largest community in Florida.

Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Greenacres is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-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 (14.38%), sales jobs (11.06%), and maintenance occupations (8.14%).

The education level of Greenacres citizens is a little higher than the average for US cities and towns: 22.43% of adults in Greenacres have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Greenacres in 2010 was $23,745, which is lower middle income relative to Florida and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $94,980 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 39.78% 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.

Foreign born people are also an important part of Greenacres's cultural character, accounting for 36.82% of the city’s population.

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