Greenville, Kentucky Population 2020

4,154
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Greenville is a city located in Kentucky. With a 2020 population of 4,154, it is the 86th largest city in Kentucky and the 5282nd largest city in the United States. Greenville is currently declining at a rate of -1.17% annually and its population has decreased by -3.66% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 4,312 in 2010. Greenville reached it's highest population of 4,689 in 1990. Spanning over 5 miles, Greenville has a population density of 809 people per square mile.

The average household income in Greenville is $46,556 with a poverty rate of 20.03%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $501 per month, and the median house value is $115,800. The median age in Greenville is 38.4 years, 36.3 years for males, and 45.9 years for females. For every 100 females there are 98.9 males.

Greenville Demographics

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

  • White: 90.12%
  • Black or African American: 8.28%
  • Two or more races: 1.06%
  • Asian: 0.30%
  • Native American: 0.12%
  • Other race: 0.12%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Greenville, Kentucky is 4,154, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 4,252.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 4,312.

Greenville, Kentucky Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White3,89690.12%
Black or African American3588.28%
Two or More Races461.06%
Asian130.30%
Some Other Race50.12%
American Indian and Alaska Native50.12%
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Greenville Population Pyramid 2020

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Greenville Median Age

38.4


Total

36.3


Male

45.9


Female

Greenville Adults

There are 3,487 adults, (795 of whom are seniors) in Greenville.

Greenville Age Dependency

60.6

Age Dependency Ratio

29.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

31.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Greenville Sex Ratio

Female

2,173

50.27%

Male

2,150

49.73%

Greenville Households and Families

Greenville Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Greenville Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male88.1%11.9%
Married77.4%22.6%
All61.5%38.5%
Non Family53.6%46.4%
Female30.7%69.3%

61.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,6352.3761.5
Non Family7011.0853.6
Married6633.4477.4
Female2123.0930.7
Male593.188.1

3.26

Average Family Size

2.37

Average Household Size

3.2%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Greenville Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2247.22%
9th to 12th Grade31210.06%
High School Graduate1,25240.36%
Some College52316.86%
Associates Degree2197.06%
Bachelors Degree33210.70%
Graduate Degree2407.74%
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Greenville Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White2,8202,339556
Black25220216
Asian1313
Hispanic1212
Native American5
Other Race55

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 19.72%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$25,254$26,996$17,042
Less Than High School$12,750$$13,015
High School Grad$18,615$25,270$
Some College$32,583$56,953$
Bachelors Degree$$$
Graduate Degree$$26,027$50,813

$25,254

Average Earnings

$26,996

Average Male

$17,042

Average Female

Greenville Language

Greenville Language by Age

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Greenville Language

99.12% of Greenville residents speak only English, while 0.88% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.60% of the population.

Greenville Poverty

Greenville Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White3,54670119.77%
Black2818028.47%

20.03%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.83%

Male Poverty Rate

23.76%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Greenville

The race most likely to be in poverty in Greenville is Black, with 28.47% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Greenville is White, with 19.77% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.69%. Among those working part-time, it was 28.48%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 29.14%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School31.82%
High School30.87%
Some College15.68%
Bachelors or Greater4.92%
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Name Poverty
Male Unemployed41.35%
Female Unemployed39.33%
Female Employed14.29%
Male Employed6.90%

Greenville Income

Greenville Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$30,439$46,556
Families$53,542$58,441
Married Families$62,741-
Non Families$20,159$29,185
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Greenville Marital Status

Greenville Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

41.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

45.8%

Male Marriage Rate

37.9%

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 45-54.

Greenville Marital Status by Race

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Greenville Veterans

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216

Number of Veterans

216

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam68
Korea16
World War II13
First Gulf War13
Second Gulf War12
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Age Group Veterans
75+61
65 to 7461
35 to 5443
55 to 6439
18 to 3412
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Name Veterans % of Total
White1775.62%
Black3912.38%

Greenville Veterans by Education

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20.79%

Veteran Poverty Rate

41.09%

Veteran Disability Rate

Greenville Employment Status

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50%

Labor Force Participation

43.8%

Employment Rate

12.3%

Unemployment Rate

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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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80.92%

Born in Kentucky

99.65%

Native Born

0.35%

Foreign Born

0.05%

Non Citizen

0.30%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.65% of Greenville residents were born in the United States, with 80.92% having been born in Kentucky. 0.05% 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
20204,154-49-1.17%
20194,203-49-1.15%
20184,252-33-0.77%
20174,285-49-1.13%
20164,334-27-0.62%
20154,361-21-0.48%
20144,382-15-0.34%
20134,397-25-0.57%
20124,422-34-0.76%
20114,456-29-0.65%
20104,485870.20%
20004,398-291-0.64%
19904,689580.12%
19804,6317561.80%
19703,8756771.94%
19603,1985371.86%
19502,6610.00%