Greenwood, MO

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Living in Greenwood

Greenwood is a somewhat small city located in the state of Missouri. With a population of 6,021 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.

Greenwood is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Greenwood is a city of sales and office workers, managers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Greenwood who work in office and administrative support (16.97%), business and financial occupations (10.73%), and management occupations (9.78%).

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.

Greenwood is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The city’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the community. Finally, Greenwood’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the country, making it one of the safest places to raise a family.

The overall education level of Greenwood citizens is substantially higher than the typical US community, as 31.39% of adults in Greenwood have at least a bachelor's degree, and the average American community has 21.84%.

The per capita income in Greenwood in 2018 was $35,429, which is wealthy relative to Missouri, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $141,716 for a family of four.

Greenwood is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. 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 Spanish and Portuguese.

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