Greeneville, TN

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Living in Greeneville

Greeneville is a medium-sized town located in the state of Tennessee. With a population of 14,898 people and eight constituent neighborhoods, Greeneville is the 38th largest community in Tennessee.

Greeneville is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Greeneville is a town of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Greeneville who work in office and administrative support (15.09%), sales jobs (13.61%), and healthcare (9.06%).

Compared to the rest of the country, citizens of Greeneville spend much less time in their cars: on average, their commute to work is only 17.69 minutes. This also means that noise and pollution levels in the town are less than they would otherwise be.

The percentage of adults in Greeneville who are college-educated is close to the national average for all communities of 21.84%: 20.38% of the adults in Greeneville have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Greeneville in 2010 was $21,917, 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 $87,668 for a family of four. However, Greeneville contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

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 English, German, Irish, European, and Dutch.

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