Greenwood, Minnesota

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Greenwood, Minnesota

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
People in Middle Class or Better
(vs. Peers)
Top 1% trophy Greenwood People in Middle Class or Better
Median Family Income
(vs. Peers)
Top 1% trophy Greenwood Median Family Income
Low Rate of Poverty
(vs. Peers)
Top 1% trophy Greenwood Low Rate of Poverty
Well-Paid Single Men
(vs. Peers)
Top 2% trophy Greenwood Well-Paid Single Men
College Educated Adults
(vs. Peers)
Top 2% trophy Greenwood College Educated Adults
Well-Paid Single Women
(vs. Peers)
Top 3% trophy Greenwood Well-Paid Single Women

Comparative Profile of Greenwood, Minnesota

Comparing Greenwood 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
Well-Paid Single Men 10 10
Well-Paid Single Women 10 10
Male Share of the Population 10 10
Age of the Population 9 9
Racial Diversity 6 8
Senior Citizens 2 3
Children Under 5 Years Old 2 1
Female Share of the Population 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 10 10
Average Household Size 7 7


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

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 10 10
Walking and Biking to Work 8 6
Short Commute Times 4 3
Public Transportation Use 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 9 10
Housing Recently Built 5 5
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 3 2
People Living Alone 1 2
Affordability of Rents 1 1
Affordability of Property Taxes 1 1

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Greenwood Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 2 miles W of Minnetonka, Minnesota (center to center)
Nearest Large City 14 miles W of Minneapolis, Minnesota
County Hennepin
Metro Area Minneapolis - Saint Paul
Standard Zip Codes 55331, 56634
Phone Area Codes 952
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 44.915
Longitude -93.553

Greenwood Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 7.6 miles
Jan Temp 3 to 23 F
Apr Temp 34 to 57 F
Jul Temp 60 to 83 F
Oct Temp 37 to 59 F
Annual Precip 30.5 inches
Station CHASKA
Distance 8.1 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 DELANO
Distance 15.3 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
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Greenwood Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 729 100%
Male 377 51.7%
Female 352 48.3%
Under 18 189 25.9%
18+ 540 74.1%
65+ 70 9.6%
Median Age 42.4
Average Family Size 2.96
White 704 96.6%
African-American 5 0.7%
Asian 4 0.5%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 9 1.2%
Mixed Race 7 1%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 18 2.5%

Estimated Greenwood Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 780
Growth 51
Growth % 7%

Greenwood 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 25.8%
Norwegian 12.7%
English 8.6%
Irish 8.5%
Swedish 6.6%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 5.7%
Italian 4.3%
Dutch 3%
French (except Basque) 3%
Scandinavian 2.7%
Polish 2.5%
US/American 2.5%
European 2.1%
Danish 1.9%
Scottish 1.6%
Australian 1.2%
Welsh 1.2%
Hungarian 1%
Iranian 1%
Scotch-Irish 0.9%
Swiss 0.6%
Russian 0.6%
Northern European 0.6%
Czechoslovakian 0.3%
Finnish 0.3%
Latvian 0.3%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Eddy (56634)
Leon (56634)
Minnewaska (56634)

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)
Greenwood 729 $127,013
Deephaven 3,853 $107,422
Excelsior 2,393 $61,406
Minnetonka 51,301 $85,437
Minnetonka Beach 614 $168,868
Shorewood 7,400 $104,100
Tonka Bay 1,547 $90,783
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