Greenville, TX

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Living in Greenville

Greenville is a medium-sized city located in the state of Texas. With a population of 27,443 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 professionals, sales and office workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Greenville who work in office and administrative support (10.60%), sales jobs (9.29%), and teaching (8.49%).

As is often the case in a small city, Greenville doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.

The percentage of adults in Greenville who are college-educated is close to the national average for all communities of 21.84%: 19.98% of the adults in Greenville have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Greenville in 2010 was $21,188, which is lower middle income relative to Texas and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $84,752 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 24.75% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Greenville include German, Irish, English, French, and Dutch.

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