Greenville, MS Profile: Facts & Data

Advertisement

Greenville Local Links & Resources:
Resources | ALL Greenville Content
Planning to visit Greenville? See Local Hotels

Also See: Greenville, MS ZIP Codes & ZIP Code Maps | Local Area Photos

Greenville, Mississippi - Basic Facts

The City of Greenville is the 9th largest city in Mississippi with a population of 33,330 as of July 1, 2019. Greenville 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 Greenville is located at latitude 33.4101 and longitude -91.0618 in Washington County. The formal boundaries for the City of Greenville encompass a land area of 26.9 sq. miles and a water area of 0.76 sq. miles. Washington County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 128 feet.

The City of Greenville (GNIS ID: 2403752) 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 Greenville is located within Supervisor District 3, a minor civil division (MCD) of Washington County.


Jump to... (On This Page!)
  1. Greenville 2019 Demographic Data
  2. Growth Rates for Greenville (Historical & 5-Year Forecast)
  3. Peer Comparisons (Rank and Percentile)
  1. Neighborhoods Demographics (Home Values, Household Income, etc.)
  2. Mississippi Research Tools (Easy Tools & Current Data)
  3. Mississippi Data Comparison Tool - 2019 Demographics

Greenville, MS - Most Popular Things to Do

Also See: Nearby Photos | Nearby Hotels | Driving Directions

Use HTL Address Research for a Mississippi Address and get...

Boundary Maps, Demographic Data, School Zones Review maps and data for the neighborhood, city, county, ZIP Code, and school zone. July 1, 2019, data includes home values, household income, percentage of homes owned, rented or vacant, etc.


Advertisement

Greenville, MS Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Greenville, MS Housing Affordability Index is 185
State of Mississippi Housing Affordability Index is 174
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Greenville, MS Wealth Index is 49
State of Mississippi Wealth Index is 62
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

These new demographic attributes are availiable for Neighborhoods, Cities, Counties, and ZIP Codes.

More Tools and Resources:

  1. For information about schools and school attendance zones, use the HTL Address Tool
  2. Our new HTL Neighborhood Explorer provides lots of detail about any neighborhood.
  3. The new 2-Minute Introduction and Concise Guide to Big Data which will help you make the most effective use of HomeTownLocator Tools.
  4. See the References & Data Sources page for more information about methodology and sources of data.
  5. See the Mississippi COVID-19 Data and US COVID-19 Data for more information on the spread of the novel coronavirus.

POPULATION

Total Population 33,330 (100%)
Population in Households 32,687 (98.1%)
Population in Families 27,011 (81.0%)
Population in Group Quarters1 643 ( 1.9%)
Population Density 1,239
Diversity Index2 38
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $29,421
Average Household Income $50,077
Per Capita Income $18,534
Wealth Index4 49

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 14,476 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 6,342 (43.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 5,958 (41.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,176 (15.0%)
Median Home Value $77,731
Housing Affordability Index3 185
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 12,300
Average Household Size 2.66
Family Households 8,269
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population -0.34% -0.67%
Households -0.33% -0.63%
Families -0.59% -0.8%
Median Household Income   2.51%
Per Capita Income   2.93%

Greenville, MS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Greenville to the other 362 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Mississippi by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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 # 9 98th
Population Density # 47 87th
Diversity Index # 247 32nd
Median Household Income # 255 30th
Per Capita Income # 208 43rd

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Mississippi Census Data Comparison Tool.

Quick & Easy Ways to...

  1. Get Current Demographic Data for Cities, Towns, and ZIP Codes
  2. View Boundary Maps, for Cities, Towns, and ZIP Codes
  3. Locate Physical, Cultural, and Historical Features

Mississippi Census Data Comparison Tool

Compare Mississippi July 1, 2019 Data
Data:
Locations:
Highest or Lowest:
Results:
Advertisement