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. Greenville has a large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic boroughs in the country.
Greenville is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Greenville is a borough of service providers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Greenville who work in office and administrative support (11.92%), sales jobs (10.73%), and healthcare suport services (8.06%).
Because there are quite a few people attending college in Greenville, it is thought of as a college town. To the benefit of the many students in the area, Greenville provides a number of services, amenities and opportunities geared towards their needs and activities.
In terms of college education, Greenville is nearly on par with the US average for all cities of 21.84%: 17.64% of adults 25 and older in Greenville have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Greenville in 2010 was $18,040, which is low income relative to Pennsylvania, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $72,160 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, Italian, English, and Scottish.
The most common language spoken in Greenville is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and African languages.