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Greenville, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

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The Borough of Greenville had a population of 5,777 as of July 1, 2016. Greenville ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Pennsylvania. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Greenville is located at latitude 41.4051 and longitude -80.3838 in Mercer County. The formal boundaries for the Borough of Greenville (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.89 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Mercer County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 945 feet.

The Borough of Greenville (GNIS ID: 1215439) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Greenville 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 Greenville: West Greenville.

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Greenville, PA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 5,777
Population in Households 4,979
Population in Familes 3,689
Population in Group Qrtrs 798
Population Density1 3,062
Diversity Index2 14


Total Households 2,178
Average Household Size 2.29
Family Households 1,257
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 2,567 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,217 (47.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 961 (37.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 389 (15.2%)
Median Home Value $82,736
Average Home Value $97,371


Median Household Income $33,342
Average Household Income $46,040
Per Capita Income $18,486
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.39% -0.37%
Households -0.46% -0.38%
Families -0.59% -0.45%
Median Household Income   -0.65%
Per Capita Income   1.53%
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.

Greenville, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Greenville to the other 1,762 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Pennsylvania 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 # 211 88th
Population Density1 # 410 77th
Diversity Index2 # 761 57th
Median Household Income # 1658 6th
Per Capita Income # 1657 6th

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