Greenville, TX
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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 where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Greenville is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Greenville is a city of service providers, professionals, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Greenville who work in office and administrative support (10.17%), sales jobs (8.56%), and food service (7.08%).

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.

Residents of the city have the good fortune of having one of the shortest daily commutes compared to the rest of the country. On average, they spend only 18.63 minutes getting to work every day.

Being a small city, Greenville does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.

In terms of college education, Greenville is nearly on par with the US average for all cities of 21.84%: 17.32% of adults 25 and older in Greenville have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Greenville in 2010 was $20,338, which is middle income relative to Texas, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $81,352 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 24.15% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Greenville include German, English, Italian, and French .

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