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Greenfield, Illinois - Basic Facts

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The City of Greenfield had a population of 1,053 as of July 1, 2016. Greenfield ranks in the lower 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 Greenfield is located at latitude 39.3445 and longitude -90.2082 in Greene County. The formal boundaries for the City of Greenfield (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.71 sq. miles and a water area of 0.06 sq. miles. Greene County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 587 feet.

The City of Greenfield (GNIS ID: 2394987) 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 Greenfield is located within Township of Rockbridge, a minor civil division (MCD) of Greene County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Greenfield 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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Greenfield, IL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 1,053
Population in Households 1,053
Population in Familes 866
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 614
Diversity Index2 4


Total Households 452
Average Household Size 2.33
Family Households 313
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 525 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 339 (64.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 114 (21.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 73 (13.9%)
Median Home Value $79,427
Average Home Value $101,838


Median Household Income $42,171
Average Household Income $51,560
Per Capita Income $21,152
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.27% -0.54%
Households -0.04% -0.36%
Families 0.68% -0.45%
Median Household Income   0.88%
Per Capita Income   1.56%
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.

Greenfield, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Greenfield 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 # 696 49th
Population Density1 # 1010 26th
Diversity Index2 # 1287 6th
Median Household Income # 1051 23rd
Per Capita Income # 1135 17th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Illinois Census Data Comparison Tool.