Greenfield is a medium-sized city located in the state of Massachusetts. With a population of 17,450 people and five constituent neighborhoods, Greenfield is the 109th largest community in Massachusetts. Much of the housing stock in Greenfield was built prior to World War II, making it one of the older and more historic cities in the country.
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 service providers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Greenfield who work in office and administrative support (13.43%), sales jobs (9.10%), and management occupations (9.01%).
The percentage of people in Greenfield who are college-educated is somewhat higher than the average US community of 21.84%: 27.07% of adults in Greenfield have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Greenfield in 2010 was $27,168, which is low income relative to Massachusetts, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $108,672 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 Asian. Important ancestries of people in Greenfield include English, French , Polish, and German.
The most common language spoken in Greenfield is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Other Indo-European.