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%).
Residents of Greenfield by-and-large get to work each day by driving: 91.07% use their own cars for their daily commute, making it a very car-oriented city. While Greenfield may be a convenient place for driving around town, the negative aspect of this is that places that are suitable for walking or bicycling to and from work or stores may be few and far between. In general, car-oriented communities emphasize roads and convenience of driving, but not have a lot of walking-friendly areas to get from home to work, and tend not to have a lot of public transportation options.
Being a small city, Greenfield does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
The education level of Greenfield citizens, measured as those with bachelor's degrees or advanced degrees, is similar to the national average for all American cities and towns. 20.83% of adults 25 and older in Greenfield have a college 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.