Greenwood, IN

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Population

55,459

1.64% growth

Median Age

35.5


Median Household Income

$55,274

3.14% growth

Poverty Rate

12.2%


Number of Employees

26,830

1.95% growth

Median Property Value

$143,100

3.02% growth

About

In 2017, Greenwood, IN had a population of 55.5k people with a median age of 35.5 and a median household income of $55,274. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Greenwood, IN grew from 54,564 to 55,459, a 1.64% increase and its median household income grew from $53,592 to $55,274, a 3.14% increase.

The population of Greenwood, IN is 83% White Alone, 6.13% Hispanic or Latino, and 5.65% Asian Alone. 10.1% of the people in Greenwood, IN speak a non-English language, and 95.3% are U.S. citizens.

The median property value in Greenwood, IN is $143,100, and the homeownership rate is 57.6%. Most people in Greenwood, IN commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 24.4 minutes. The average car ownership in Greenwood, IN is 2 cars per household.

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Economy

The economy of Greenwood, IN employs 26.8k people. The largest industries in Greenwood, IN are Health Care & Social Assistance (3,774 people), Manufacturing (3,620 people), and Retail Trade (3,529 people), and the highest paying industries are Information ($57,739), Manufacturing ($55,373), and Finance & Insurance ($51,646).

Median household income in Greenwood, IN is $55,274. Males in Greenwood, IN have an average income that is 1.39 times higher than the average income of females, which is $42,677. The income inequality in Greenwood, IN (measured using the Gini index) is 0.456, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$55,274

2017 value

± $3,102

3.14%

1 Year Growth

± 8.14%

Households in Greenwood, IN have a median annual income of $55,274, which is less than the median annual income of $60,336 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $53,592 in 2016, which represents a 3.14% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$59,508

Average Male Salary

± $1,197

$42,677

Average Female Salary

± $917

In 2017, full-time male employees in Greenwood, IN made 1.39 times more than female employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. Asian

    $60,595 ± $7,828

  2. White

    $45,279 ± $744

  3. Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander

    $41,920 ± $17,388

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Greenwood, IN workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.34 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Greenwood, IN is from Indiana.

0.456

2017 Wage GINI

0.457

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in Indiana was 0.456 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.0682% decline from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even.

The 2017 the GINI for Indiana was lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Indiana in comparison to the national average.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

  1. Census Tract 6106.06

  2. Census Tract 6106.05

  3. Census Tract 6104.01

In 2017, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Greenwood, IN was Census Tract 6106.06 with a value of $70,865, followed by Census Tract 6106.05 and Census Tract 6104.01, with respective values of $62,068 and $60,035.

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Males < 5

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

12.2% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Greenwood, IN (6.68k out of 54.8k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 13.4%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Males < 5, followed by Females 18 - 24 and then Females 25 - 34.

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty

  1. White

    6,104 ± 707

  2. Hispanic

    1,153 ± 332

  3. Black

    309 ± 183

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Greenwood, IN is White, followed by Hispanic and Black.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

26.8k

2017 Value

± 1,431

1.95%

1 Year growth

± 7.34%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Greenwood, IN grew at a rate of 1.95%, from 26.3k employees to 26.8k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Greenwood, IN, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (4,393 people), Management Occupations (2,853 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (2,722 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Greenwood, IN.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Greenwood, IN, by number of employees, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (4,393 people), Management Occupations (2,853 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (2,722 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Greenwood, IN has an unusually high number of residents working as Health Technologists & Technicians (1.54 times higher than expected), Architecture & Engineering Occupations (1.43 times), and Fire Fighting & Prevention, & Other Protective Service Workers Including Supervisors (1.42 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Greenwood, IN, by median earnings, are Architecture & Engineering Occupations ($72,000), Computer, Engineering, & Science Occupations ($70,373), and Computer & Mathematical Occupations ($65,741).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

26.8k

2017 Value

± 1,431

1.95%

1 Year growth

± 7.34%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Greenwood, IN grew at a rate of 1.95%, from 26.3k employees to 26.8k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Greenwood, IN, are Health Care & Social Assistance (3,774 people), Manufacturing (3,620 people), and Retail Trade (3,529 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Greenwood, IN, though some of these residents may live in Greenwood, IN and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in Greenwood, IN, by number of employees, are Health Care & Social Assistance (3,774 people), Manufacturing (3,620 people), and Retail Trade (3,529 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Greenwood, IN has an unusually high number of Transportation & Warehousing (1.63 times higher than expected), Real Estate & Rental & Leasing (1.62 times), and Manufacturing (1.33 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Greenwood, IN, by median earnings, are Information ($57,739), Manufacturing ($55,373), and Finance & Insurance ($51,646).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Indiana to other states, or from other states to Indiana.

Top Domestic Production in Dollars

  1. $69.1B

  2. $42.9B

  3. $39.9B

In 2015, the top outbound Indiana product (by dollars) was Motorized vehicles with $69.1B, followed by Base metals with $42.9B and Mixed freight and $39.9B.

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Indiana products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$446B

2015 Value

$698B

Projected 2045 Value

56.6% growth

In 2015, total outbound Indiana trade was $446B. This is expected to increase 56.6% to $698B by 2045.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Indiana trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Indiana to other states, or from other states to Indiana.

Most Common Trade Partners

  1. $39.9B

  2. $32.7B

  3. $31.7B

In 2015, the top outbound Indiana domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Ohio with $39.9B, followed by Michigan with $32.7B and Illinois and $31.7B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Indiana shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Health

90% of the population of Greenwood, IN has health coverage, with 53.8% on employee plans, 13.8% on Medicaid, 11.2% on Medicare, 9.2% on non-group plans, and 2.01% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in the place of Greenwood, IN was $8,300 in 2014. This is a 4.76% increase from the previous year ($7,923).

Primary care physicians in Greenwood, IN see 1505 patients per year on average, which represents a 1.07% increase from the previous year (1489 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1852 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 701 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Jay County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (15.4%). Additionally, Grant County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (39.1%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1505 to 1

Primary Care Physicians

Primary care physicians in Indiana see an average of 1505 patients per year. This represents a 1.07% increase from the previous year (1489 patients).

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.

State with the Highest Prevalence

  1. 8.26% of the population affected

  2. 8.13% of the population affected

  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.

Most prevalent states

  1. 19.2% of adults

  2. 17.9% of adults

  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

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Health Care Spending

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$8,300

Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care 

$4,078

Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care

$8,285

Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care

$10,714

Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in Indiana (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 4.76%, from $7,923 to $8,300.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

9.99%

Uninsured

53.8%

Employer Coverage

13.8%

Medicaid

11.2%

Medicare

9.2%

Non-Group

2.01%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Greenwood, IN declined by 11.4% from 11.3% to 9.99%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Greenwood, IN changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.

Most at risk counties

  1. 15.4% prevalence

  2. 15.1% prevalence

  3. 15% prevalence

Jay County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in Indiana, at 15.4%.

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Diversity

Greenwood, IN is home to a population of 55.5k people, from which 95.3% are citizens. As of 2017, 7.83% of Greenwood, IN residents were born outside of the country.

The ethnic composition of the population of Greenwood, IN is composed of 46k White Alone residents (83%), 3.4k Hispanic or Latino residents (6.13%), 3.14k Asian Alone residents (5.65%), 2.33k Black or African American Alone residents (4.21%), 351 Two or More Races residents (0.633%), 205 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0.37%), 0 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0%), and 0 Some Other Race Alone residents (0%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Greenwood, IN are Spanish or Spanish Creole (1,825 speakers), Other Indic Languages (1,401 speakers), and African Languages (376 speakers).

Age

Age by Nativity

35

Median Native-Born Age

± 1.1

39

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 1.8

In 2017, the median age of all people in Greenwood, IN was 35.5. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 35, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 39. But people in Greenwood, IN are getting getting older. In 2016, the average age of all Greenwood, IN residents was 35.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

7.83%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

7.72%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

As of 2017, 7.83% of Greenwood, IN residents were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Greenwood, IN was 7.72%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin

  1. Mexico

    106,451 ± 7,946 people

  2. India

    28,953 ± 4,168 people

  3. China

    22,599 ± 3,684 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Greenwood, IN was Mexico, the natal country of 106,451 Greenwood, IN residents, followed by India with 28,953 and China with 22,599.

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Citizenship

95.3%

2017 Citizenship

95.7%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 95.3% of Greenwood, IN residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Greenwood, IN was 95.7%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    46k ± 889

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    3.4k ± 1.04k

  3. Asian Alone

    3.14k ± 400

In 2017, there were 13.5 times more White Alone residents (46k people) in Greenwood, IN than any other race or ethnicity. There were 3.4k Hispanic or Latino and 3.14k Asian Alone residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

The following bar chart shows the 8 races and ethnicities represented in Greenwood, IN as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. Spanish or Spanish Creole

    1,825 speakers (3.65%)

  2. Other Indic Languages

    1,401 speakers (2.8%)

  3. African Languages

    376 speakers (0.752%)

10.1% of Greenwood, IN citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is lower than the national average of 21.5%. In 2015, the most common non-English language spoken in Greenwood, IN was Spanish or Spanish Creole. 3.65% of the overall population of Greenwood, IN are native Spanish or Spanish Creole speakers. 2.8% speak Other Indic Languages and 0.752% speak Spanish or Spanish Creole, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    894 ± 178

  2. Gulf War (1990s)

    642 ± 236

  3. Gulf War (2001-)

    580 ± 177

Greenwood, IN has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.39 times greater than any other conflict.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Greenwood, IN was $143,100 in 2017, which is 0.658 times smaller than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $138,900 to $143,100, a 3.02% increase. The homeownership rate in Greenwood, IN is 57.6%, which is lower than the national average of 63.9%. People in Greenwood, IN have an average commute time of 24.4 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Greenwood, IN is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Income

Household Income

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$55,274

Median Household Income

± $3,102

21.4k

Number of Households

± 1,234

In 2017, the median household income of the 21.4k households in Greenwood, IN grew to $55,274 from the previous year's value of $53,592.

The following chart displays the households in Greenwood, IN distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Housing

Property Value

$143,100

2017 Median

± $4,475

$138,900

2016 Median

± $3,602

In 2017, the median property value in Greenwood, IN grew to to $143,100 from the previous year's value of $138,900.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Greenwood, IN compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Greenwood, IN the largest share of households have a property value in the $100k - $125k range.

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Property Taxes

$800 - $1,499

Average Range

This chart shows the households in Greenwood, IN distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Greenwood, IN the largest share of households pay taxes in the $800 - $1,499 range.

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Rent vs Own

57.6%

2017 Homeownership

57.6%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 57.6% of the housing units in Greenwood, IN were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 57.6%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is lower than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Greenwood, IN compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars

Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Greenwood, IN distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Greenwood, IN have 2 cars, followed by 1 car.

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Commute Time

24.4 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Greenwood, IN have a shorter commute time (24.4 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 1.04% of the workforce in Greenwood, IN have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    86.5%

  2. Carpooled

    7.38%

  3. Worked At Home

    3.81%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Greenwood, IN was Drove Alone, followed by those who Carpooled and those who Worked At Home.

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