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Greenwood, Arkansas - Basic Facts

The City of Greenwood had a population of 9,267 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 Arkansas. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Greenwood is located at latitude 35.2258 and longitude -94.2673 in Sebastian County. The formal boundaries for the City of Greenwood (see map below) encompass a land area of 10.89 sq. miles and a water area of 0.15 sq. miles. Sebastian County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 525 feet.

The City of Greenwood (GNIS ID: 2403755) 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 Township of Center, a minor civil division (MCD) of Sebastian 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.

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


Total Population 9,267
Population in Households 9,183
Population in Familes 7,974
Population in Group Qrtrs 84
Population Density1 851
Diversity Index2 22


Total Households 3,420
Average Household Size 2.69
Family Households 2,556
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 3,690 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,558 (69.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 862 (23.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 270 ( 7.3%)
Median Home Value $136,673
Average Home Value $167,902


Median Household Income $48,836
Average Household Income $68,514
Per Capita Income $25,641
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.45% 0.27%
Households 0.44% 0.27%
Families 0.39% 0.14%
Median Household Income   2.41%
Per Capita Income   1.91%
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, AR - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Greenwood to the other 540 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Arkansas 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 # 43 92nd
Population Density1 # 111 80th
Diversity Index2 # 310 43rd
Median Household Income # 76 86th
Per Capita Income # 49 91st

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