Greenville, KY


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Greenville is a very small city located in the state of Kentucky. With a population of 4,395 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Greenville is the 99th largest community in Kentucky.

Unlike some cities, Greenville isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Greenville are a mix 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 teaching (19.49%), office and administrative support (15.83%), and sales jobs (6.86%).

Greenville’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the nation, making it a very safe place to live.

Compared to the rest of the country, citizens of Greenville spend much less time in their cars: on average, their commute to work is only 17.81 minutes. This also means that noise and pollution levels in the city are less than they would otherwise be.

Greenville is a small city, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.

In terms of college education, the citizens of Greenville rank slightly lower than the national average. 16.38% of adults 25 and older in Greenville have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree, while 21.84% of adults have a 4-year degree or higher in the average American community.

The per capita income in Greenville in 2010 was $20,813, which is upper middle income relative to Kentucky, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $83,252 for a family of four. However, Greenville contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

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 Irish, German, Scots-Irish, and French .

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

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