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.

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 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, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 30.83 minutes every day commuting to work.

The population of Greenacres overall has a level of education that is slightly above the US average for all US cities and towns of 21.84%. Of adults 25 and older in Greenacres, 22.47% have at least a bachelor's 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.

Greenacres also has a high percentage of its population that was born in another country: 38.71%.

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