Greenland, Arkansas

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Greenland, Arkansas

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High Points

Greenland strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Arkansas):

Category Trophy
Low Rate of Poverty
(vs. State)
Top 5% trophy Greenland Low Rate of Poverty
Median Family Income
(vs. State)
Top 15% Greenland Median Family Income
People in Middle Class or Better
(vs. State)
Top 15% Greenland People in Middle Class or Better
College Educated Adults
(vs. State)
Top 17% Greenland College Educated Adults

Comparative Profile of Greenland, Arkansas

Comparing Greenland to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Arkansas (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Male Share of the Population 8 9
Children Under 5 Years Old 7 5
Racial Diversity 7 5
Age of the Population 3 4
Well-Paid Single Men 3 7
Female Share of the Population 3 2
Senior Citizens 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 9 9
Portion of People Married 9 9


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 8 10
College Educated Adults 7 9
Median Family Income 6 9
People in Middle Class or Better 5 9

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Short Commute Times 8 7
Public Transportation Use 6 8
Walking and Biking to Work 6 6
Working at Home 4 6


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Housing Recently Built 9 8
Affordability of Property Taxes 7 2
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 6 7
Affordability of Rents 5 2
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 4 3
People Living Alone 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Low Property Crime 5 6
Low Violent Crime 4 5

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Greenland Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 4 miles S of Fayetteville, Arkansas (center to center)
Nearest Large City 102 miles E of Tulsa, Oklahoma
County Washington
Metro Area Fayetteville - Springdale - Rogers
P.O. Box Zip Codes 72737
Phone Area Codes 479
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 35.994
Longitude -94.175

Greenland Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 7.3 miles
Jan Temp 24 to 44 F
Apr Temp 46 to 69 F
Jul Temp 69 to 89 F
Oct Temp 47 to 70 F
Annual Precip 46 inches
Distance 22.4 miles
Jan Temp 22 to 44 F
Apr Temp 43 to 68 F
Jul Temp 66 to 89 F
Oct Temp 45 to 71 F
Annual Precip 46.9 inches
Distance 34 miles
Jan Temp 24 to 46 F
Apr Temp 46 to 72 F
Jul Temp 66 to 93 F
Oct Temp 47 to 73 F
Annual Precip 47.1 inches
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Greenland Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 907 100%
Male 450 49.6%
Female 457 50.4%
Under 18 259 28.6%
18+ 648 71.4%
65+ 93 10.3%
Median Age 35.1
Average Family Size 3.08
White 866 95.5%
African-American 10 1.1%
Asian 4 0.4%
American Indian & Alaskan 11 1.2%
Other 5 0.6%
Mixed Race 11 1.2%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 20 2.2%

Estimated Greenland Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,061
Growth 154
Growth % 17%

Greenland Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
US/American 31%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 24.2%
German 14.4%
English 12.9%
Irish 6.1%
Dutch 2.8%
Swedish 1.3%
Welsh 1.2%
Scotch-Irish 1%
Polish 1%
Scottish 0.8%
Italian 0.8%
European 0.5%
Celtic 0.3%
Czech 0.3%
French (except Basque) 0.3%
Norwegian 0.3%
Danish 0.3%
Czechoslovakian 0.3%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Greenland 907 $41,875
Elkins 1,251 $45,750
Farmington 3,605 $43,472
Fayetteville 58,047 $45,074
Johnson 2,319 $51,618
Prairie Grove 2,540 $41,972
West Fork 2,042 $41,818
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Greenland High Schools (2004)

(Sorted by Number of Students)

Title I eligible, not participating.
Serves 247 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 9.1

A Charter School.
Serves 48 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 48

Greenland Colleges

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