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 where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Greeneville is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Greeneville is a town of professionals, sales and office workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Greeneville who work in teaching (10.30%), sales jobs (9.30%), and management occupations (8.76%).
The education level of Greeneville citizens is a little higher than the average for US cities and towns: 21.37% of adults in Greeneville have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Greeneville in 2010 was $20,436, 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 $81,744 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 Irish, German, Scots-Irish, and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Greeneville is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Chinese.