Greenville is a somewhat small borough located in the state of Pennsylvania. With a population of 5,819 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Greenville is the 238th largest community in Pennsylvania. Much of the housing stock in Greenville was built prior to World War II, making it one of the older and more historic boroughs in the country.
Unlike some boroughs where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Greenville is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Greenville is a borough of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Greenville who work in office and administrative support (12.89%), sales jobs (11.42%), and food service (8.47%).
Greenville is also a college town, where lots of students live while attending area colleges. Because of the high percentage of people living in Greenville enrolled in college, Greenville has a number of services, amenities and opportunities geared towards the needs and activities of students.
Greenville is a small borough, 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 slightly less educated than the national average of 21.84% for the average city or town: 15.68% of adults in Greenville have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree
The per capita income in Greenville in 2010 was $16,903, which is low income relative to Pennsylvania and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $67,612 for a family of four.
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, Italian, English, and Slovak.
The most common language spoken in Greenville is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and French.