Greenleaf is a tiny city located in the state of Idaho. With a population of 814 people and just one neighborhood, Greenleaf is the 102nd largest community in Idaho.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Greenleaf is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Greenleaf is a city of service providers, professionals, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Greenleaf who work in healthcare suport services (16.86%), sales jobs (9.37%), and food service (8.67%).
Also of interest is that Greenleaf has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Greenleaf is a small city, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.
The citizens of Greenleaf are slightly better educated than the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns, with 23.57% of adults in Greenleaf having a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Greenleaf in 2018 was $24,715, which is middle income relative to Idaho, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $98,860 for a family of four. However, Greenleaf contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Greenleaf is a very ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Greenleaf home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Greenleaf residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Greenleaf also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 23.66% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Greenleaf include Irish, German, English, British, and Scandinavian.
The most common language spoken in Greenleaf is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Polish.
Many things matter about a neighborhood, but the first thing most people notice is the way a neighborhood looks and its particular character. For example, one might notice whether the buildings all date from a certain time period or whether shop signs are in multiple languages. This particular neighborhood in Greenleaf, the neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
It used to be that most Americans lived on the farm, or otherwise made their living from the land, the forests, or the sea. With global trade and an economy increasingly based on providing services to one another, fewer people farm, fish or harvest timber now than at any time in American history. But according to NeighborhoodScout's leading analysis, the neighborhood stands apart from most American neighborhood due to the proportion of its residents still working in these fields. With 4.1% of the workforce so employed, this neighborhood has a greater concentration of such workers than 95.8% of U.S. neighborhoods.
There are two complementary measures for understanding the income of a neighborhood's residents: the average and the extremes. While a neighborhood may be relatively wealthy overall, it is equally important to understand the rate of people - particularly children - who are living at or below the federal poverty line, which is extremely low income. Some neighborhoods with a lower average income may actually have a lower childhood poverty rate than another with a higher average income, and this helps us understand the conditions and character of a neighborhood.
The neighbors in the neighborhood in Greenleaf are lower-middle income, making it a below average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 64.5% of U.S. neighborhoods. In addition, 7.5% of the children seventeen and under living in this neighborhood are living below the federal poverty line, which is a lower rate of childhood poverty than is found in 57.9% of America's neighborhoods.
A neighborhood is far different if it is dominated by enlisted military personnel rather than people who earn their living by farming. It is also different if most of the neighbors are clerical support or managers. What is wonderful is the sheer diversity of neighborhoods, allowing you to find the type that fits your lifestyle and aspirations.
In the neighborhood, 39.8% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations, with 21.0% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (19.1%), and 16.0% in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants.
The most common language spoken in the neighborhood is English, spoken by 86.4% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (8.4%).
Culture is shared learned behavior. We learn it from our parents, their parents, our houses of worship, and much of our culture – our learned behavior – comes from our ancestors. That is why ancestry and ethnicity can be so interesting and important to understand: places with concentrations of people of one or more ancestries often express those shared learned behaviors and this gives each neighborhood its own culture. Even different neighborhoods in the same city can have drastically different cultures.
In the neighborhood in Greenleaf, ID, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (18.9%). There are also a number of people of English ancestry (18.6%), and residents who report Mexican roots (17.2%), and some of the residents are also of Irish ancestry (12.3%), along with some Asian ancestry residents (3.9%), among others.
Even if your neighborhood is walkable, you may still have to drive to your place of work. Some neighborhoods are located where many can get to work in just a few minutes, while others are located such that most residents have a long and arduous commute. The greatest number of commuters in neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (34.2% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.
Here most residents (83.0%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.