Greenwood is a city located in Leflore County Mississippi. Greenwood has a 2020 population of 12,946. It is also the county seat of Leflore County. Greenwood is currently declining at a rate of -1.56% annually and its population has decreased by -19.90% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 16,162 in 2010.
The average household income in Greenwood is $54,764 with a poverty rate of 28.04%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $557 per month, and the median house value is $88,300. The median age in Greenwood is 34.8 years, 32.5 years for males, and 35.7 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Greenwoodwas:
2021 and 2022 population is estimated by projecting the 2019 numbers.
The highest rate of high school graduation is among other race people with a rate of 100.00%.
The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among other race people with a rate of 100.00%.
97.86% of Greenwood residents speak only English, while 2.14% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.60% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Greenwood is Black, with 36.71% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Greenwood is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 7.17%. Among those working part-time, it was 25.97%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 41.10%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Greenwood
98.54% of Greenwood residents were born in the United States, with 90.25% having been born in Mississippi. 0.24% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.
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