Greenville is a somewhat small city located in the state of Illinois. With a population of 6,666 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Greenville is the 284th largest community in Illinois.
Unlike some cities, Greenville isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Greenville are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Greenville is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Greenville who work in office and administrative support (17.33%), sales jobs (12.05%), and food service (11.07%).
In addition, Greenville is a college town. There are a lot of students in Greenville attending college, and as a result Greenville provides a number of services, amenities and opportunities geared to the needs and activities of students.
Residents of the city have the good fortune of having one of the shortest daily commutes compared to the rest of the country. On average, they spend only 16.58 minutes getting to work every day.
The population of Greenville 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 Greenville, 23.51% have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Greenville in 2010 was $19,817, which is low income relative to Illinois, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $79,268 for a family of four. However, Greenville contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Greenville is a very ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Greenville home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Greenville residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Greenville include English, Irish, French , and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Greenville is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Chinese.