Greenville is a tiny town located in the state of New York. With a population of 688 people and just one neighborhood, Greenville is the 827th largest community in New York. There's nothing like the smell of a brand new house, and in Greenville, you'll find that a large proportion of houses were recently built. New growth in residential real estate is an indication that people are choosing to move to Greenville, and putting down their money on brand new construction. Greenville’s real estate is, on average, some of the newest in the nation. Greenville does seem to be experiencing an influx of affluent people, because the median household income is $71,625.00.
Unlike some towns, 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 town of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Greenville who work in sales jobs (19.84%), management occupations (11.51%), and office and administrative support (7.94%).
One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 16.27% of the workforce. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce this is high compared to the rest of the county. 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.
In addition, Greenville is home to many people who could be described as "urban sophisticates", which are people who are not only wealthy and employed in professional occupations, but highly educated to boot. Urban sophisticates have urbane tastes - whether they reside in a big or small city, a suburb, or a little town. Urban sophisticates support bookstores, quality clothing stores, enjoy luxury travel, and in big cities, they are truly the patrons of the arts, attending and supporting institutions such as opera, symphony, ballet, and theatre.
The overall crime rate in Greenville is one of the lowest in the US. This makes it one of the safer places to live in the country in terms of crime.
Greenville is a small town, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.
The citizens of Greenville are among the most well-educated in the nation: 40.93% of adults in Greenville have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree, whereas the average US city has 21.84% holding at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Greenville in 2018 was $31,500, which is lower middle income relative to New York, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $126,000 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, Italian, African, and English.
The most common language spoken in Greenville is English. Other important languages spoken here include Polish and Italian.
When you see a neighborhood for the first time, the most important thing is often the way it looks, like its homes and its setting. Some places look the same, but they only reveal their true character after living in them for a while because they contain a unique mix of occupational or cultural groups. This neighborhood is very unique in some important ways, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive exploration and analysis.
If you're planning where to retire, the neighborhood in Greenville is a great option to consider. According to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive retirement dream area analysis, it's peaceful and quiet, has above average safety ratings compared to other neighborhoods in NY, offers a wide range of housing options, and has already attracted an enviable mix of college educated seniors. This neighborhood ranks as better for retirement living than 89.9% of the neighborhoods in New York. If you are considering retiring to New York, this is a good neighborhood to look at.
Did you know that the neighborhood has more Armenian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 1.3% of this neighborhood's residents have Armenian ancestry.
There are two complementary measures for understanding the income of a neighborhood's residents: the average and the extremes. While a neighborhood may be relatively wealthy overall, it is equally important to understand the rate of people - particularly children - who are living at or below the federal poverty line, which is extremely low income. Some neighborhoods with a lower average income may actually have a lower childhood poverty rate than another with a higher average income, and this helps us understand the conditions and character of a neighborhood.
The neighbors in the neighborhood in Greenville are middle-income, making it a moderate income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 57.1% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 7.1% of the children seventeen and under living in this neighborhood are living below the federal poverty line, which is a lower rate of childhood poverty than is found in 58.9% of America's neighborhoods.
The old saying "you are what you eat" is true. But it is also true that you are what you do for a living. The types of occupations your neighbors have shape their character, and together as a group, their collective occupations shape the culture of a place.
In the neighborhood, 36.4% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants, with 28.5% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (20.7%), and 14.4% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.
The most common language spoken in the neighborhood is English, spoken by 97.8% of households. Some people also speak Polish (3.6%).
Culture is shared learned behavior. We learn it from our parents, their parents, our houses of worship, and much of our culture – our learned behavior – comes from our ancestors. That is why ancestry and ethnicity can be so interesting and important to understand: places with concentrations of people of one or more ancestries often express those shared learned behaviors and this gives each neighborhood its own culture. Even different neighborhoods in the same city can have drastically different cultures.
In the neighborhood in Greenville, NY, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (19.6%). There are also a number of people of Italian ancestry (15.9%), and residents who report Irish roots (15.3%), and some of the residents are also of English ancestry (14.6%), along with some Scottish ancestry residents (3.6%), among others.
How you get to work – car, bus, train or other means – and how much of your day it takes to do so is a large quality of life and financial issue. Especially with gasoline prices rising and expected to continue doing so, the length and means of one's commute can be a financial burden. Some neighborhoods are physically located so that many residents have to drive in their own car, others are set up so many walk to work, or can take a train, bus, or bike. The greatest number of commuters in neighborhood spend between 45 minutes and one hour commuting one-way to work (34.7% of working residents), longer and tougher than most commutes in America.
Here most residents (83.7%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.