Greenville, Kentucky Population 2022

4,528
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Greenville is a city located in Muhlenberg County Kentucky. It is also the county seat of Muhlenberg County. With a 2020 population of 4,528, it is the 95th largest city in Kentucky and the 7026th largest city in the United States. Greenville is currently growing at a rate of 0.40% annually and its population has increased by 0.80% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 4,492 in 2020. Spanning over 5 miles, Greenville has a population density of 882 people per square mile.

The average household income in Greenville is $50,150 with a poverty rate of 20.69%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $558 per month, and the median house value is $95,200. The median age in Greenville is 36.4 years, 34 years for males, and 43.3 years for females.

Greenville Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Greenvillewas:

  • White: 80.11%
  • Black or African American: 9.83%
  • Asian: 7.58%
  • Two or more races: 2.34%
  • Other race: 0.14%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Greenville, Kentucky is 4,528 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 4,492.

Greenville, Kentucky Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White3,39180.11%
Black or African American4169.83%
Asian3217.58%
Some Other Race60.14%
Two or More Races992.34%
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Greenville Population by Race

Greenville Population Pyramid 2022

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Greenville Median Age

51.4


Total

48.1


Male

53.6


Female

Greenville Adults

There are 3,614 adults, (872 of whom are seniors) in Greenville.

Greenville Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

31.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

22.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Greenville Sex Ratio

Female

2,000

47.25%

Male

2,233

52.75%

Greenville Population by Age

Greenville Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Greenville Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married93%7%
Male77.8%22.2%
All72%28%
Non Family58.4%41.6%
Female20%80%

72.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Greenville Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,8712.0172
Married9402.3493
Male453.5377.8
Female2053.2920
Non Family6811.0858.4

2.48

Average Family Size

2.01

Average Household Size

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Greenville Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1885.56%
9th to 12th Grade2046.03%
High School Graduate1,38941.07%
Some College57617.03%
Associates Degree2397.07%
Bachelors Degree60918.01%
Graduate Degree1775.23%
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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
Asian321321321
White2,7102,391465
Other Race66
Hispanic66
2+ Races1512
Black330260

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 asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

Greenville Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$40,199$55,156$22,838
Less Than 9th Grade$15,750$15,750$
High School Graduate$20,147$25,000$16,425
Some College$45,588$55,580$40,375
Bachelors Degree$130,514$130,876$
Graduate Degree$51,458$$49,432

$40,199

Average Earnings

$55,156

Average Male

$22,838

Average Female

Greenville Earnings by Educational Attainment

Greenville Language by Age

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Greenville Language

98.52% of Greenville residents speak only English, while 1.48% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.89% of the population.

Greenville Language

Greenville Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black35912534.82%
White3,02666221.88%
OtherNaN%

20.69%

Overall Poverty Rate

17.22%

Male Poverty Rate

24.32%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Greenville

The race most likely to be in poverty in Greenville is Black, with 34.82% below the poverty level.

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

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.25%. Among those working part-time, it was 39.45%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 34.48%.

Greenville Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade48.91%
High School28.71%
Some College14.92%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%

Greenville Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed6.16%
Male Unemployed100.00%
Female Employed11.71%
Female Unemployed66.00%

Greenville Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Greenville Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$49,875$82,573
Families$83,372$110,635
Married Families$100,600-
Non Families$25,129$31,117
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Income by Household Type

Greenville Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

45.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.5%

Male Marriage Rate

38.4%

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 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Greenville Marital Status by Race

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Greenville Marital Status

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626

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War372
First Gulf War326
Vietnam67
Korea16
World War II8

Greenville Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3451
35 to 54365
55 to 64108
65 to 7459
75+43

Greenville Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White2629.00%
Black4311.88%
Asian321100.00%

Greenville Veterans by Race

Greenville Veterans by Education

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11.35%

Veteran Poverty Rate

76.34%

Veteran Disability Rate

Greenville Veterans by Education

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52%

Labor Force Participation

48.8%

Employment Rate

6.2%

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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71.70%

Born in Greenville

92.20%

Native Born

7.80%

Foreign Born

0.21%

Non Citizen

7.58%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

92.20% of Greenville residents were born in the United States, with 71.70% having been born in Kentucky. 0.21% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Greenville Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
19502,6610.00%
19603,1985371.86%
19703,8756771.94%
19804,6317561.80%
19904,689580.12%
20004,398-291-0.64%
20104,312-86-0.20%
20114,330180.42%
20124,348180.42%
20134,366180.41%
20144,384180.41%
20154,402180.41%
20164,420180.41%
20174,438180.41%
20184,456180.41%
20194,474180.40%
20204,492180.40%
20214,510180.40%
20224,528180.40%

Greenville Population by Year