Greenwood is a somewhat small city located in the state of Missouri. With a population of 6,052 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Greenwood is the 119th largest community in Missouri.
Greenwood real estate is some of the most expensive in Missouri, although Greenwood house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Also of interest is that Greenwood has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
A relatively large number of people in Greenwood telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 7.34% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.
Because of many things, Greenwood is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Greenwood really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Greenwood perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.
In terms of college education, Greenwood is substantially better educated than the typical community in the nation, which has 21.84% of the adults holding a bachelor's degree or graduate degree: 32.00% of adults in Greenwood have a college degree.
The per capita income in Greenwood in 2018 was $39,085, which is wealthy relative to Missouri, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $156,340 for a family of four.
The people who call Greenwood home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Greenwood residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Greenwood include German, Irish, English, Italian, and Swedish.
The most common language spoken in Greenwood is English. Other important languages spoken here include Portuguese and Spanish.