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Greenville, Illinois - Basic Facts

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The City of Greenville had a population of 6,706 as of July 1, 2016. Greenville ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Illinois. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Greenville is located at latitude 38.8866 and longitude -89.3895 in Bond County. The formal boundaries for the City of Greenville (see map below) encompass a land area of 6.24 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Bond County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 617 feet.

The City of Greenville (GNIS ID: 2394995) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The City of Greenville is located within Township of Central, a minor civil division (MCD) of Bond County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Greenville population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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Greenville, IL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 6,706
Population in Households 4,872
Population in Familes 3,585
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,834
Population Density1 1,074
Diversity Index2 44


Total Households 2,139
Average Household Size 2.28
Family Households 1,246
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 2,385 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,312 (55.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 827 (34.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 246 (10.3%)
Median Home Value $96,537
Average Home Value $115,023


Median Household Income $44,909
Average Household Income $54,649
Per Capita Income $23,680
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.76% -0.38%
Households -0.23% -0.41%
Families 0.04% -0.55%
Median Household Income   -1.38%
Per Capita Income   0.56%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Greenville, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Greenville to the other 1,368 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Illinois by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 291 79th
Population Density1 # 714 48th
Diversity Index2 # 225 84th
Median Household Income # 967 29th
Per Capita Income # 902 34th

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