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The Borough of Greenville had a population of 5,556 as of July 1, 2021. 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 41.4045 and longitude -80.3912 in Mercer County. The formal boundaries for the Borough of Greenville 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 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.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Greenville: West Greenville.

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Greenville, PA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2021)


Total Population 5,556 (100%)
Population in Households 4,817 (86.7%)
Population in Families 3,528 (63.5%)
Population in Group Quarters1 739 (13.3%)
Population Density 2,945
Diversity Index2 15


Median Household Income $45,935
Average Household Income $57,422
% of Income for Mortgage4 8%
Per Capita Income $22,355
Wealth Index5 47


Total HU (Housing Units) 2,527 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,171 (46.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 951 (37.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 405 (16.0%)
Median Home Value $81,551
Average Home Value $121,907
Housing Affordability Index3 253


Total Households 2,122
Average Household Size 2.27
Family Households 1,207
Average Family Size 3
  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 races 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 % of Income for Mortgage quantifies the percentage of median household income dedicated to mortgage payments on a home priced at the median value (assuming a 30-year mortgage and a 20% down payment).
  5. 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.


2010-2021 2021-2026
Population -0.56% -0.56%
Households -0.48% -0.56%
Families -0.68% -0.71%
Median Household Income   1.12%
Per Capita Income   1.66%
Owner Occupied HU   -0.02%

Greenville, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Greenville to the other 1,761 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Pennsylvania by rank and percentile using July 1, 2021 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 # 226 87th
Population Density # 429 76th
Median Household Income # 1427 19th
Housing Affordability Index # 1437 82nd
Per Capita Income # 1581 10th
Diversity Index # 855 51st

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