Greenfield, Illinois

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Greenfield, Illinois

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Affordability of Rents
(vs. State)
Top 14% Greenfield Affordability of Rents
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. State)
Top 16% Greenfield Affordability of Property Taxes

Comparative Profile of Greenfield, Illinois

Comparing Greenfield to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Illinois (State):

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

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Senior Citizens 8 9
Female Share of the Population 8 9
Age of the Population 6 7
Well-Paid Single Women 6 4
Well-Paid Single Men 5 3
Male Share of the Population 3 2
Children Under 5 Years Old 3 2
Racial Diversity 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 4 3
Average Household Size 4 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 6 4
People in Middle Class or Better 5 2
Median Family Income 4 2
College Educated Adults 1 1

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 9 10
Walking and Biking to Work 7 5
Public Transportation Use 5 4
Short Commute Times 1 1


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

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Greenfield Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 38 miles N of Florissant, Missouri (center to center)
Nearest Large City 49 miles N of St. Louis, Missouri
County Greene
Standard Zip Codes 62044
Phone Area Codes 217
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 39.343
Longitude -90.212

Greenfield Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station WHITE HALL 1 E
Distance 11 miles
Jan Temp 16 to 34 F
Apr Temp 42 to 64 F
Jul Temp 65 to 87 F
Oct Temp 43 to 67 F
Annual Precip 35.6 inches
Distance 18.1 miles
Jan Temp 17 to 35 F
Apr Temp 43 to 65 F
Jul Temp 67 to 87 F
Oct Temp 45 to 68 F
Annual Precip 38.5 inches
Distance 18.4 miles
Jan Temp 17 to 35 F
Apr Temp 42 to 64 F
Jul Temp 66 to 88 F
Oct Temp 43 to 68 F
Annual Precip 38.3 inches
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Greenfield Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,179 100%
Male 550 46.6%
Female 629 53.4%
Under 18 289 24.5%
18+ 890 75.5%
65+ 244 20.7%
Median Age 38.7
Average Family Size 2.95
White 1,170 99.2%
African-American 1 0.1%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 5 0.4%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 3 0.3%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 5 0.4%

Estimated Greenfield Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,142
Growth -37
Growth % -3.1%

Greenfield 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
German 31.8%
US/American 23.3%
Irish 14.7%
English 11.9%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 6.8%
Italian 2.5%
Dutch 2.3%
Scottish 2%
Scotch-Irish 1.9%
European 1.4%
French (except Basque) 0.6%
Ukrainian 0.3%
Norwegian 0.3%
Polish 0.2%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Greenfield, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Fayette (62044)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Greenfield 1,179 $36,908
Carrollton 2,605 $37,368
Chesterfield 223 $34,375
Hettick 182 $35,313
Medora 501 $28,750
Rockbridge 189 $36,250
Scottville 140 $30,833

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Serves 158 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 11.9

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