Greenville, WI
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Living in Greenville

Greenville is a somewhat small town located in the state of Wisconsin. With a population of 12,964 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Greenville is the 72nd largest community in Wisconsin.

Greenville real estate is some of the most expensive in Wisconsin, although Greenville house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.

Unlike some towns 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 town of managers, professionals, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Greenville who work in management occupations (15.58%), office and administrative support (11.21%), and business and financial occupations (9.72%).

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 interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 8.82% of the workforce. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce this is high compared to the rest of the county. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.

Because of many things, Greenville is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Greenville really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Greenville perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.

Greenville is a small town, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.

The education level of Greenville citizens is very high relative to the national average among all cities (21.84%): 36.77% of adults in Greenville have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.

The per capita income in Greenville in 2018 was $40,652, which is wealthy relative to Wisconsin and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $162,608 for a family of four.

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 Asian. Important ancestries of people in Greenville include German, Irish, Polish, Norwegian, and English.

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

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