Greenville, Indiana

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Greenville, Indiana

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Low Rate of Poverty
(vs. Peers)
Top 12% Greenville Low Rate of Poverty
College Educated Adults
(vs. State)
Top 15% Greenville College Educated Adults

Comparative Profile of Greenville, Indiana

Comparing Greenville to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Indiana (State):

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

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Male Share of the Population 9 10
Well-Paid Single Men 7 6
Children Under 5 Years Old 5 3
Age of the Population 5 7
Racial Diversity 4 6
Senior Citizens 3 4
Female Share of the Population 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 9 10
Average Household Size 8 9


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

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 9 10
Public Transportation Use 5 5
Short Commute Times 4 4


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

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Greenville Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 14 miles NW of Louisville, Kentucky
County Floyd
Metro Area Louisville
Standard Zip Codes 47124
Phone Area Codes 812
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 38.372
Longitude -85.986

Greenville Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 17.3 miles
Jan Temp 21 to 41 F
Apr Temp 41 to 68 F
Jul Temp 63 to 89 F
Oct Temp 42 to 70 F
Annual Precip 45.4 inches
Distance 19 miles
Jan Temp 25 to 41 F
Apr Temp 46 to 67 F
Jul Temp 70 to 87 F
Oct Temp 49 to 68 F
Annual Precip 44.5 inches
Station PAOLI
Distance 29.6 miles
Jan Temp 18 to 38 F
Apr Temp 40 to 65 F
Jul Temp 64 to 87 F
Oct Temp 40 to 68 F
Annual Precip 47.5 inches
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Greenville Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 591 100%
Male 297 50.3%
Female 294 49.7%
Under 18 168 28.4%
18+ 423 71.6%
65+ 73 12.4%
Median Age 37
Average Family Size 3.03
White 574 97.1%
African-American 2 0.3%
Asian 6 1%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 3 0.5%
Mixed Race 6 1%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 3 0.5%

Estimated Greenville Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 586
Growth -5
Growth % -0.8%

Greenville 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 33%
US/American 17.3%
Irish 15.7%
English 11.9%
Norwegian 5.6%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 5.2%
French (except Basque) 3.8%
Scottish 1.6%
Italian 1.6%
Dutch 1.1%
Canadian 0.9%
Scandinavian 0.7%
Hungarian 0.4%
Welsh 0.4%
Scotch-Irish 0.4%
Swiss 0.2%
European 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Greenville 591 $50,972
Borden 818 $44,868
Crandall 131 $41,250
Georgetown 2,227 $51,667
Lanesville 614 $57,031
New Albany 37,603 $41,993
Palmyra 633 $42,083
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