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Greenwood, Mississippi - Basic Facts

The City of Greenwood had a population of 15,088 as of July 1, 2016. Greenwood ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Mississippi. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Greenwood is located at latitude 33.5125 and longitude -90.199 in Leflore County. The formal boundaries for the City of Greenwood (see map below) encompass a land area of 12.34 sq. miles and a water area of 0.36 sq. miles. Leflore County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 131 feet.

The City of Greenwood (GNIS ID: 2403757) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The City of Greenwood is located within Supervisor District 3, a minor civil division (MCD) of Leflore County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Greenwood population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Greenwood: Williams Landing.

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Greenwood, MS Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 15,088
Population in Households 14,835
Population in Familes 11,897
Population in Group Qrtrs 253
Population Density1 1,223
Diversity Index2 48


Total Households 6,075
Average Household Size 2.44
Family Households 3,810
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 6,792 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,009 (44.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,066 (45.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 717 (10.6%)
Median Home Value $88,402
Average Home Value $132,267


Median Household Income $26,204
Average Household Income $42,613
Per Capita Income $17,357
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.12% -0.24%
Households 0.14% -0.09%
Families -0.03% -0.28%
Median Household Income   1.24%
Per Capita Income   1.74%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Greenwood, MS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Greenwood to the other 362 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Mississippi by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 28 93rd
Population Density1 # 50 86th
Diversity Index2 # 164 55th
Median Household Income # 291 20th
Per Capita Income # 220 40th

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