Greenville is a medium-sized city located in the state of Texas. With a population of 26,515 people and seven constituent neighborhoods, Greenville is the 109th largest community in Texas.
Unlike some cities, Greenville isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Greenville are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Greenville is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Greenville who work in office and administrative support (11.81%), sales jobs (9.42%), and teaching (7.47%).
Also of interest is that Greenville has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
One of the benefits of Greenville is that there is very little traffic. The average commute to work is 19.20 minutes, which is substantially less than the national average. Not only does this mean that the drive to work is less aggravating, but noise and pollution levels are lower as a result.
Being a small city, Greenville does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
The percentage of adults in Greenville who are college-educated is close to the national average for all communities of 21.84%: 17.48% of the adults in Greenville have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Greenville in 2010 was $19,389, which is lower middle income relative to Texas and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $77,556 for a family of four. However, Greenville contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Greenville is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. 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. Greenville also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 22.21% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Greenville include German, English, French , and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Greenville is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Russian.