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Greenville, Missouri - Basic Facts

Greenville is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the City of Greenville.

It is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Wayne County at latitude 37.1273 and longitude -90.4501. Wayne County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 407 feet.

The formal boundaries for the City of Greenville (see map) encompass a land area of 0.68 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

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Greenville, MO Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 531
Population in Households 509
Population in Familes 423
Population in Group Qrtrs 22
Population Density1 787
Diversity Index2 5


Total Households 189
Average Household Size 2.69
Family Households 127
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 234 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 149 (63.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 40 (17.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 45 (19.2%)
Median Home Value $69,022
Average Home Value $85,738


Median Household Income $25,370
Average Household Income $40,383
Per Capita Income $15,333
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.91% 0.56%
Households -0.37% 0.73%
Families 1.15% 0.78%
Median Household Income   1.93%
Per Capita Income   3.15%
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, MO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Greenville to the other 1,032 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Missouri by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 # 491 53rd
Population Density1 # 527 49th
Diversity Index2 # 920 11th
Median Household Income # 998 3rd
Per Capita Income # 936 9th

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