Greenfield, Minnesota

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Greenfield, Minnesota

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Median Family Income
(vs. Peers)
Top 3% trophy Greenfield Median Family Income
Low Rate of Poverty
(vs. Peers)
Top 5% trophy Greenfield Low Rate of Poverty
People in Middle Class or Better
(vs. Peers)
Top 7% Greenfield People in Middle Class or Better
Well-Paid Single Men
(vs. Peers)
Top 9% Greenfield Well-Paid Single Men
College Educated Adults
(vs. Peers)
Top 12% Greenfield College Educated Adults
Well-Paid Single Women
(vs. Peers)
Top 18% Greenfield Well-Paid Single Women

Comparative Profile of Greenfield, Minnesota

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

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

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Male Share of the Population 10 10
Well-Paid Single Men 10 9
Children Under 5 Years Old 9 9
Well-Paid Single Women 9 8
Racial Diversity 4 5
Age of the Population 2 3
Female Share of the Population 1 1
Senior Citizens 1 1


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


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

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 10 10
Public Transportation Use 8 6
Walking and Biking to Work 6 4
Short Commute Times 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Housing Recently Built 10 9
Affordability of Rents 2 3
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 2 1
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 1 1
Affordability of Property Taxes 1 1
People Living Alone 1 1

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Greenfield Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 11 miles W of Maple Grove, Minnesota (center to center)
Nearest Large City 22 miles W of Minneapolis, Minnesota
County Wright
Metro Area Minneapolis - Saint Paul
Standard Zip Codes 55357, 55373
Phone Area Codes 763
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 45.09
Longitude -93.69

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 DELANO
Distance 6 miles
Jan Temp -1 to 20 F
Apr Temp 33 to 56 F
Jul Temp 61 to 83 F
Oct Temp 36 to 58 F
Annual Precip 27.2 inches
Station CHASKA
Distance 20.7 miles
Jan Temp 3 to 24 F
Apr Temp 36 to 60 F
Jul Temp 62 to 86 F
Oct Temp 39 to 62 F
Annual Precip 30.4 inches
Station CEDAR
Distance 26 miles
Jan Temp 2 to 20 F
Apr Temp 34 to 56 F
Jul Temp 60 to 81 F
Oct Temp 37 to 57 F
Annual Precip 31.3 inches
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Greenfield Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 2,544 100%
Male 1,306 51.3%
Female 1,238 48.7%
Under 18 859 33.8%
18+ 1,685 66.2%
65+ 97 3.8%
Median Age 33.3
Average Family Size 3.39
White 2,486 97.7%
African-American 10 0.4%
Asian 16 0.6%
American Indian & Alaskan 6 0.2%
Other 5 0.2%
Mixed Race 21 0.8%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 20 0.8%

Estimated Greenfield Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 2,901
Growth 357
Growth % 14%

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 34.7%
Norwegian 11.1%
Swedish 8%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 5.8%
US/American 5.6%
Scandinavian 5.2%
Finnish 4.6%
Polish 3.4%
English 3%
European 3%
Italian 2.8%
Irish 2.5%
French (except Basque) 2.1%
Danish 1.3%
Scottish 1.1%
Dutch 1.1%
Welsh 1.1%
French Canadian 0.7%
Icelander 0.7%
Czech 0.5%
Czechoslovakian 0.4%
Scotch-Irish 0.3%
Greek 0.2%
Russian 0.2%
British 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Greenfield 2,544 $86,032
Delano 3,837 $63,011
Hanover 1,355 $79,809
Independence 3,236 $82,143
Loretto 570 $71,944
Maple Plain 2,088 $58,977
Rockford 3,484 $56,607
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