Greenwood, AR Profile: Facts & Data


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Greenwood, Arkansas - Basic Facts

The City of Greenwood had a population of 9,450 as of July 1, 2018. 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.

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Greenwood, AR Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 9,450
Population in Households 9,367
Population in Familes 8,084
Population in Group Qrtrs 83
Population Density2 868
Diversity Index3 23


Median Household Income $52,361
Average Household Income $71,327
Per Capita Income $26,739


Total Housing Units 3,766 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,540 (67.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 958 (25.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 267 ( 7.1%)
Median Home Value $146,042
Average Home Value $182,192


Total Households 3,499
Average Household Size 2.68
Family Households 2,603
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. 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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.58% 0.51%
Households 0.61% 0.53%
Families 0.52% 0.39%
Median Household Income   3.09%
Per Capita Income   3.31%

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, 2018 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 # 42 92nd
Population Density # 103 81st
Diversity Index # 307 44th
Median Household Income # 69 87th
Per Capita Income # 68 88th

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