Greenfield, IN


Greenfield profile

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.

Greenfield is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-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%).

Greenfield is a very car-oriented city. This is because most people -91.07% - drive by car to work every day, and few people choose alternative modes of transportation, such as public transit, cycling, or walking. In general, car-oriented communities have a layout that emphasizes streets, highways, and ease of parking, and sometimes this can be to the detriment of human-scale priorities such as walkability alongside roads, and public spaces. For example, strip malls are something you will find in Greenfield.

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

In terms of college education, Greenfield is nearly on par with the US average for all cities of 21.84%: 20.83% of adults 25 and older 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.