Greenville, Illinois Population 2021

6,261
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Greenville is a city located in Bond County Illinois. It is also the county seat of Bond County. With a 2020 population of 6,261, it is the 293rd largest city in Illinois and the 4215th largest city in the United States . Greenville is currently declining at a rate of -1.23% annually and its population has decreased by -10.56% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 7,000 in 2010. Greenville reached it's highest population of 7,070 in 2010. Spanning over 6 miles, Greenville has a population density of 992 people per square mile.

The average household income in Greenville is $56,683 with a poverty rate of 24.35%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $564 per month, and the median house value is $100,000. The median age in Greenville is 39 years, 35 years for males, and 41.9 years for females.

Greenville Demographics

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

  • White: 81.49%
  • Black or African American: 16.65%
  • Native American: 0.87%
  • Asian: 0.63%
  • Other race: 0.36%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Two or more races: 0.00%
The current population of Greenville, Illinois is 6,261 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 6,495.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 7,000.

Greenville, Illinois Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White5,43181.49%
Black or African American1,11016.65%
American Indian and Alaska Native580.87%
Asian420.63%
Some Other Race240.36%
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Greenville Population by Race

Greenville Population Pyramid $2021

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Greenville Median Age

39


Total

35


Male

41.9


Female

Greenville Adults

There are 5,713 adults, (1,164 of whom are seniors) in Greenville.

Greenville Age Dependency

46.5

Age Dependency Ratio

25.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

20.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Greenville Sex Ratio

Female

2,938

44.08%

Male

3,727

55.92%

Greenville Population by Age

Greenville Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Greenville Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married73.5%26.5%
All51.7%48.3%
Male42.6%57.4%
Non Family36.7%63.3%
Female32%68%

51.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Greenville Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,1752.2551.7
Non Family9841.4736.7
Married9042.8573.5
Female2192.3232
Male685.442.6

2.82

Average Family Size

2.25

Average Household Size

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Greenville Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1653.76%
9th to 12th Grade44110.05%
High School Graduate1,23728.19%
Some College1,00822.97%
Associates Degree3237.36%
Bachelors Degree64914.79%
Graduate Degree56512.88%
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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
White3,4893,0871,141
Black65752162
Hispanic16910111
Native American5858
Asian1515
Other Race44

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 white people with a rate of 32.70%.

Greenville Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$26,620$30,064$25,334
Less Than 9th Grade$35,417$35,417$
High School Graduate$19,801$22,321$18,486
Some College$22,052$26,215$21,192
Bachelors Degree$32,066$42,801$26,841
Graduate Degree$37,306$30,724$58,750

$26,620

Average Earnings

$30,064

Average Male

$25,334

Average Female

Greenville Earnings by Educational Attainment

Greenville Language by Age

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Greenville Language

92.29% of Greenville residents speak only English, while 7.71% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 5.50% of the population.

Greenville Language

Greenville Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White4,05184320.81%
Black50528857.03%
Hispanic3276820.80%

24.35%

Overall Poverty Rate

24.79%

Male Poverty Rate

23.91%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Greenville

The race most likely to be in poverty in Greenville is Black, with 57.03% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Greenville is Hispanic, with 20.80% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 8.05%. Among those working part-time, it was 39.53%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.80%.

Greenville Poverty

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Name Poverty
Some College24.06%
High School14.98%
Less Than 9th Grade11.94%
Bachelors or Greater5.92%

Greenville Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed0.00%
Female Employed26.07%
Male Employed18.71%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Greenville Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Greenville Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$48,750$56,683
Families$58,487$65,001
Married Families$69,297-
Non Families$24,944$45,416
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Income by Household Type

Greenville Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

33.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

32.5%

Male Marriage Rate

34.5%

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 55-64.

Greenville Marital Status by Race

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Greenville Marital Status

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255

Number of Veterans

251

Male Veterans

4

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam99
First Gulf War52
Second Gulf War22
World War II17
Korea9

Greenville Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
55 to 6484
35 to 5462
75+56
65 to 7453
18 to 34

Greenville Veterans by Age

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Greenville Veterans by Race

Greenville Veterans by Education

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2.84%

Veteran Poverty Rate

36.02%

Veteran Disability Rate

Greenville Veterans by Education

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45.8%

Labor Force Participation

45.1%

Employment Rate

1.5%

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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61.77%

Born in Greenville

95.39%

Native Born

4.61%

Foreign Born

3.00%

Non Citizen

1.61%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.39% of Greenville residents were born in the United States, with 61.77% having been born in Illinois. 3.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Greenville Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20216,261-78-1.23%
20206,339-78-1.22%
20196,417-78-1.20%
20186,495-8-0.12%
20176,503210.32%
20166,482490.76%
20156,433-251-3.76%
20146,684-128-1.88%
20136,812-105-1.52%
20126,917-95-1.35%
20117,012-58-0.82%
20107,0701150.16%
20006,9552,1493.77%
19904,806-465-0.92%
19805,2716401.30%
19704,631620.13%
19604,5695001.17%
19504,0696781.84%
19403,3911580.48%
19303,2331420.45%
19203,091-87-0.28%
19103,1786742.41%
19002,5040.00%

Greenville Population by Year