Greensburg is a somewhat small city located in the state of Indiana. With a population of 11,819 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Greensburg is the 73rd largest community in Indiana.
Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Greensburg is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 36.68% of the Greensburg workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Greensburg is a city of production and manufacturing workers, sales and office workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Greensburg who work in office and administrative support (9.19%), sales jobs (9.16%), and food service (8.35%).
Compared to the rest of the country, citizens of Greensburg spend much less time in their cars: on average, their commute to work is only 17.71 minutes. This also means that noise and pollution levels in the city are less than they would otherwise be.
The percentage of adults in Greensburg with college degrees is slightly lower than the national average of 21.84% for all communities. 15.08% of adults in Greensburg have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Greensburg in 2010 was $21,076, which is middle income relative to Indiana, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $84,304 for a family of four. However, Greensburg contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Greensburg home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Greensburg residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Greensburg include Irish, English, Italian, and French .
The most common language spoken in Greensburg is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Japanese.