Greenville, Alabama Population 2021

7,219
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Greenville is a city located in Butler County Alabama. With a 2020 population of 7,219, it is the 81st largest city in Alabama and the 3890th largest city in the United States . Greenville is currently declining at a rate of -1.20% annually and its population has decreased by -11.26% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 8,135 in 2010. Greenville reached it's highest population of 8,124 in 2010. Spanning over 22 miles, Greenville has a population density of 338 people per square mile.

The average household income in Greenville is $56,108 with a poverty rate of 23.77%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $636 per month, and the median house value is $117,100. The median age in Greenville is 36.8 years, 33 years for males, and 41.3 years for females.

Greenville Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Greenville was:

  • Black or African American: 56.83%
  • White: 40.12%
  • Two or more races: 2.28%
  • Asian: 0.66%
  • Native American: 0.11%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Greenville, Alabama is 7,219 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 7,483.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 8,135.

Greenville, Alabama Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American4,31356.83%
White3,04540.12%
Two or More Races1732.28%
Asian500.66%
American Indian and Alaska Native80.11%
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Greenville Population by Race

Greenville Population Pyramid $2021

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Greenville Median Age

36.8


Total

33


Male

41.3


Female

Greenville Adults

There are 5,779 adults, (1,405 of whom are seniors) in Greenville.

Greenville Age Dependency

73.5

Age Dependency Ratio

32.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Greenville Sex Ratio

Female

4,223

55.65%

Male

3,366

44.35%

Greenville Population by Age

Greenville Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Greenville Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married77.1%22.9%
All57.8%42.2%
Female51%49%
Non Family42%58%
Male33.9%66.1%

57.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Greenville Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,3563.1357.8
Married9463.1677.1
Non Family8601.1242
Female4946.3151
Male565.4633.9

4.19

Average Family Size

3.13

Average Household Size

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Greenville Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2995.81%
9th to 12th Grade58511.36%
High School Graduate2,08040.40%
Some College75514.67%
Associates Degree3256.31%
Bachelors Degree69213.44%
Graduate Degree4128.00%
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Greenville Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Greenville Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Black2,7792,133399
White2,2822,064677
Hispanic7399
Asian403420
2+ Races3925
Native American888

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

Greenville Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$26,698$31,602$22,087
Less Than 9th Grade$18,673$18,750$
High School Graduate$24,363$29,464$21,750
Some College$21,910$39,238$18,982
Bachelors Degree$42,432$43,864$41,530
Graduate Degree$43,355$101,111$21,853

$26,698

Average Earnings

$31,602

Average Male

$22,087

Average Female

Greenville Earnings by Educational Attainment

Greenville Language by Age

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Greenville Language

97.89% of Greenville residents speak only English, while 2.11% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.22% of the population.

Greenville Language

Greenville Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black4,2441,46434.50%
White2,9072137.33%
Hispanic966466.67%
Multiple1735833.53%
Asian502040.00%

23.77%

Overall Poverty Rate

17.77%

Male Poverty Rate

28.46%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Greenville

The race most likely to be in poverty in Greenville is Hispanic, with 66.67% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Greenville is White, with 7.33% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 9.96%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.04%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 29.20%.

Greenville Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade37.79%
High School17.52%
Some College14.18%
Bachelors or Greater6.42%

Greenville Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed38.26%
Male Unemployed17.91%
Male Employed11.44%
Female Employed11.10%

Greenville Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Greenville Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$38,004$56,108
Families$44,758$68,390
Married Families$67,308-
Non Families$30,033$34,291
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Income by Household Type

Greenville Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

36.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

40.2%

Male Marriage Rate

32.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Greenville Married by Age and Sex

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Greenville Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Greenville Marital Status by Race

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Greenville Marital Status

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338

Number of Veterans

294

Male Veterans

44

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam167
First Gulf War31
Korea27
Second Gulf War27
World War II21

Greenville Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74170
75+69
35 to 5469
55 to 6422
18 to 348

Greenville Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1847.37%
Black1404.39%
Asian820.00%
2+ Races615.38%

Greenville Veterans by Race

Greenville Veterans by Education

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1.55%

Veteran Poverty Rate

43.65%

Veteran Disability Rate

Greenville Veterans by Education

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52.8%

Labor Force Participation

47.9%

Employment Rate

9.1%

Unemployment Rate

Greenville Employment by Age

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Greenville Employment by Race

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Greenville Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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87.18%

Born in Greenville

98.81%

Native Born

1.19%

Foreign Born

0.66%

Non Citizen

0.53%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.81% of Greenville residents were born in the United States, with 87.18% having been born in Alabama. 0.66% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Greenville Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20217,219-88-1.20%
20207,307-88-1.19%
20197,395-88-1.18%
20187,483-128-1.68%
20177,611-74-0.96%
20167,685-79-1.02%
20157,764-81-1.03%
20147,845-31-0.39%
20137,876-125-1.56%
20128,001-84-1.04%
20118,085-39-0.48%
20108,1248961.18%
20007,228-264-0.36%
19907,492-315-0.41%
19807,807-226-0.28%
19708,0331,1391.54%
19606,8941130.17%
19506,7811,7062.94%
19405,0751,0902.45%
19303,9855141.39%
19203,471940.27%
19103,3772150.66%
19003,1623561.20%
18902,806-50-0.09%
18702,8560.00%

Greenville Population by Year