Greenwood, Wisconsin

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Greenwood, Wisconsin

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Walking and Biking to Work
(vs. Peers)
Top 3% trophy Greenwood Walking and Biking to Work
Affordability of Rents
(vs. State)
Top 17% Greenwood Affordability of Rents
Short Commute Times
(vs. Peers)
Top 18% Greenwood Short Commute Times

Comparative Profile of Greenwood, Wisconsin

Comparing Greenwood to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Wisconsin (State):

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

The People

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


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 5 5
Average Household Size 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Median Family Income 6 3
People Above Poverty 6 3
College Educated Adults 6 4
People in Middle Class or Better 6 3

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Walking and Biking to Work 10 10
Short Commute Times 9 8
Working at Home 7 8
Public Transportation Use 2 2


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

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Greenwood Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 44 miles E of Eau Claire, Wisconsin (center to center)
Nearest Large City 122 miles E of St. Paul, Minnesota
County Clark
Standard Zip Codes 54437
Phone Area Codes 715
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 44.77
Longitude -90.599

Greenwood Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station OWEN 3 W
Distance 13.6 miles
Jan Temp -1 to 19 F
Apr Temp 32 to 52 F
Jul Temp 57 to 78 F
Oct Temp 35 to 55 F
Annual Precip 33 inches
Distance 16.5 miles
Jan Temp 0 to 22 F
Apr Temp 31 to 56 F
Jul Temp 56 to 81 F
Oct Temp 34 to 58 F
Annual Precip 32.4 inches
Distance 27.9 miles
Jan Temp -1 to 20 F
Apr Temp 32 to 52 F
Jul Temp 57 to 79 F
Oct Temp 35 to 55 F
Annual Precip 33.2 inches
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Greenwood Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,079 100%
Male 522 48.4%
Female 557 51.6%
Under 18 255 23.6%
18+ 824 76.4%
65+ 235 21.8%
Median Age 37.9
Average Family Size 2.93
White 1,070 99.2%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 1 0.1%
American Indian & Alaskan 2 0.2%
Other 1 0.1%
Mixed Race 5 0.5%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 12 1.1%

Estimated Greenwood Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,082
Growth 3
Growth % 0.3%

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 49.9%
Norwegian 9.4%
US/American 8.5%
Polish 6.7%
Irish 4.1%
Slovene 3.4%
Swedish 3%
English 2.2%
Italian 2.1%
French (except Basque) 1.7%
Dutch 1.5%
Finnish 1.4%
Croatian 1.2%
Danish 1.1%
Slavic 0.7%
Czech 0.7%
French Canadian 0.7%
Swiss 0.7%
Slovak 0.7%
Austrian 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:

Eaton (54437)

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 1,079 $43,438
Granton 406 $35,972
Loyal 1,308 $38,026
Neillsville 2,731 $41,076
Owen 936 $37,955
Unity 368 $47,813
Withee 508 $38,542

Greenwood Public Libraries

Greenwood Public Library
102 N. MAIN ST.
Greenwood, Wisconsin
(715) 267-7103

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Greenwood High Schools (2004)

Title I eligible, not participating.
Serves 290 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 12.6

Greenwood Colleges

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