Greenfield, IN

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Living in Greenfield

Greenfield is a medium-sized city located in the state of Indiana. With a population of 21,709 people and five constituent neighborhoods, Greenfield is the 44th largest community in Indiana.

Unlike some cities, Greenfield isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Greenfield are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Greenfield is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Greenfield who work in office and administrative support (15.09%), sales jobs (9.33%), and healthcare (7.32%).

For most residents of Greenfield, getting to work requires a car. In fact, 91.07% of people in Greenfield drive alone to work on most days, making Greenfield a very car-oriented city. In general, car-oriented communities tend to emphasize streets, highways, and ease of parking, often to the detriment of walkability. Strip centers are a feature of Greenfield’s landscape.

Being a small city, Greenfield does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.

The percentage of adults in Greenfield who are college-educated is close to the national average for all communities of 21.84%: 20.83% of the adults in Greenfield have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Greenfield in 2010 was $25,026, which is upper middle income relative to Indiana, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $100,104 for a family of four. However, Greenfield contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

The people who call Greenfield home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Greenfield residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Greenfield include Irish, English, Scottish, and Polish.

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