Greenville, Alabama Population 2020

7,421

Greenville is a city located in Alabama. With a 2020 population of 7,421, it is the 81st largest city in Alabama and the 3806th largest city in the United States. Greenville is currently declining at a rate of -0.88% annually and its population has decreased by -8.78% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 8,135 in 2010. Greenville reached it's highest population of 8,122 in 2010. Spanning over 22 miles, Greenville has a population density of 348 people per square mile.

The average household income in Greenville is $51,010 with a poverty rate of 24.37%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $582 per month, and the median house value is $109,600. The median age in Greenville is 37.4 years, 32.7 years for males, and 41.1 years for females. For every 100 females there are 90.2 males.

Greenville Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 56.43%
  • White: 38.72%
  • Asian: 2.66%
  • Two or more races: 2.19%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Greenville, Alabama is 7,421, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 7,553.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 8,135.

Greenville, Alabama Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American4,35356.43%
White2,98738.72%
Asian2052.66%
Two or More Races1692.19%

Greenville Population Pyramid 2020

Greenville Median Age

37.4


Total

32.7


Male

41.1


Female

Greenville Adults

There are 5,706 adults, (1,321 of whom are seniors) in Greenville.

Greenville Age Dependency

75.9

Age Dependency Ratio

30.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

45.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Greenville Sex Ratio

Female

4,055

52.57%

Male

3,659

47.43%

Greenville Households and Families

Greenville Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Greenville Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married82.6%17.4%
All56.8%43.2%
Female50.4%49.6%
Non Family36.2%63.8%
Male20.9%79.1%

56.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,4403.0756.8
Married9303.1882.6
Non Family8751.2736.2
Female5685.450.4
Male675.5120.9

3.97

Average Family Size

3.07

Average Household Size

2.6%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Greenville Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2975.86%
9th to 12th Grade66813.19%
High School Graduate1,89637.43%
Some College82816.35%
Associates Degree3557.01%
Bachelors Degree65512.93%
Graduate Degree3667.23%

Greenville Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
Black2,6561,982310
White2,1901,942643
Asian16815168
Multiple Races5125
Hispanic2866

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 89.88%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 40.48%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$27,639$31,067$25,904
Less Than High School$17,835$17,973$
High School Grad$22,838$24,097$22,317
Some College$30,492$32,304$22,763
Bachelors Degree$41,711$41,761$41,528
Graduate Degree$46,800$98,194$41,705

$27,639

Average Earnings

$31,067

Average Male

$25,904

Average Female

Greenville Language

Greenville Language by Age

Greenville Language

97.16% of Greenville residents speak only English, while 2.84% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 1.36% of the population.

Greenville Poverty

Greenville Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black4,3001,36031.63%
White2,83533311.75%
Multiple1698047.34%
Asian2055727.80%
Hispanic282278.57%

24.37%

Overall Poverty Rate

18.13%

Male Poverty Rate

29.95%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Greenville

The race most likely to be in poverty in Greenville is Hispanic, with 78.57% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Greenville is White, with 11.75% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 7.53%. Among those working part-time, it was 19.43%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 30.10%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School33.30%
High School19.52%
Some College12.53%
Bachelors or Greater8.47%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed88.31%
Male Unemployed26.18%
Female Employed12.87%
Male Employed8.06%

Greenville Income

Greenville Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$36,472$51,010
Families$42,083$62,446
Married Families$60,761-
Non Families$22,604$29,827

Greenville Marital Status

Greenville Marital Status

Marriage Rates

35.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

38.7%

Male Marriage Rate

33.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Greenville Married by Age and Sex

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

Greenville Veterans

439

Number of Veterans

379

Male Veterans

60

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam143
Second Gulf War81
Korea50
World War II41
First Gulf War37
Age Group Veterans
65 to 74138
35 to 54124
75+118
18 to 3435
55 to 6424
Name Veterans % of Total
White2159.08%
Black1735.56%
Asian2615.48%
2 or More2549.02%

$Greenville Veterans by Education

4.28%

Veteran Poverty Rate

48.69%

Veteran Disability Rate

Greenville Employment Status

51.8%

Labor Force Participation

47.1%

Employment Rate

8.9%

Unemployment Rate

Greenville Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

84.12%

Born in Alabama

97.21%

Native Born

2.79%

Foreign Born

1.56%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

97.21% of Greenville residents were born in the United States, with 84.12% having been born in Alabama. 1.56% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20207,421-66-0.88%
20197,487-66-0.87%
20187,553-101-1.32%
20177,654-66-0.85%
20167,720-71-0.91%
20157,791-77-0.98%
20147,868-23-0.29%
20137,891-122-1.52%
20128,013-77-0.95%
20118,090-32-0.39%
20108,1228941.17%
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%