Greeneville, TN


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Greeneville is a medium-sized town located in the state of Tennessee. With a population of 15,094 people and eight constituent neighborhoods, Greeneville is the 38th largest community in Tennessee.

Unlike some towns, Greeneville isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Greeneville are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Greeneville is a town of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Greeneville who work in office and administrative support (12.13%), healthcare (9.17%), and management occupations (9.09%).

Residents of the town have the good fortune of having one of the shortest daily commutes compared to the rest of the country. On average, they spend only 18.91 minutes getting to work every day.

The population of Greeneville overall has a level of education that is slightly above the US average for all US cities and towns of 21.84%. Of adults 25 and older in Greeneville, 21.14% have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Greeneville in 2010 was $20,374, which is middle income relative to Tennessee, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $81,496 for a family of four. However, Greeneville contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Greeneville is a somewhat ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Greeneville home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Greeneville residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Greeneville include Irish, German, Scots-Irish, and Italian.

The most common language spoken in Greeneville is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Chinese.