Grenada is a somewhat small city located in the state of Mississippi. With a population of 12,900 people and five constituent neighborhoods, Grenada is the 32nd largest community in Mississippi.
Unlike some cities, Grenada isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Grenada are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Grenada is a city of sales and office workers, production and manufacturing workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Grenada who work in office and administrative support (13.32%), sales jobs (11.81%), and management occupations (6.37%).
The city is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, Grenada has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Grenada a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.
Compared to the rest of the country, citizens of Grenada spend much less time in their cars: on average, their commute to work is only 16.42 minutes. This also means that noise and pollution levels in the city are less than they would otherwise be.
In terms of college education, the citizens of Grenada rank slightly lower than the national average. 16.29% of adults 25 and older in Grenada 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 Grenada in 2010 was $16,602, which is middle income relative to Mississippi, and low income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $66,408 for a family of four. However, Grenada contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Grenada is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Grenada home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Grenada residents report their race to be Black or African-American, followed by White. Important ancestries of people in Grenada include English, German, Italian, and Scots-Irish.
The most common language spoken in Grenada is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Tagalog.