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Greenwood, Missouri - Basic Facts

The City of Greenwood had a population of 5,527 as of July 1, 2017. Greenwood ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Missouri. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Greenwood is located at latitude 38.8423 and longitude -94.3336 in Jackson County. The formal boundaries for the City of Greenwood (see map below) encompass a land area of 5.15 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Jackson County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 951 feet.

The City of Greenwood (GNIS ID: 2394246) 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 Greenwood is located within Township of Prairie, a minor civil division (MCD) of Jackson County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Greenwood population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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Greenwood, MO Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 5,527
Daytime Population: Workers 725
Daytime Population: Residents 2,488
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 3,213
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.58
Population in Households 5,519
Population in Familes 4,932
Population in Group Qrtrs 8
Population Density2 1,073
Diversity Index3 22


Median Household Income $78,344
Average Household Income $90,176
Per Capita Income $30,433


Total Housing Units 1,912 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,696 (88.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 169 ( 8.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 47 ( 2.5%)
Median Home Value $162,500
Average Home Value $182,911


Total Households 1,865
Average Household Size 2.96
Family Households 1,497
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.78% 0.82%
Households 0.72% 0.78%
Families 0.8% 0.74%
Median Household Income   2.14%
Per Capita Income   2.74%

Greenwood, MO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Greenwood to the other 1,032 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Missouri by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 133 87th
Population Density # 319 69th
Diversity Index # 236 77th
Median Household Income # 55 95th
Per Capita Income # 136 87th

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