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 where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Greenville is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Greenville is a city of professionals, sales and office workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Greenville who work in office and administrative support (14.76%), sales jobs (8.89%), and management occupations (8.06%).
One of the benefits of Greenville is that there is very little traffic. The average commute to work is 18.53 minutes, which is substantially less than the national average. Not only does this mean that the drive to work is less aggravating, but noise and pollution levels are lower as a result.
Despite being a small city, Greenville has a lot of people using the bus to get to and from work every day. Most of these people on the bus are using it to get to good jobs in other cities.
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, 23.10% have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Greenville in 2010 was $20,461, which is lower middle income relative to Illinois and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $81,844 for a family of four. However, Greenville contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Greenville is a somewhat 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.