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Greenville, Rhode Island - Basic Facts

The Greenville Census Designated Place had a population of 8,601 as of July 1, 2019.

The primary coordinate point for Greenville is located at latitude 41.8712 and longitude -71.552 in Providence County. The formal boundaries for the Greenville Census Designated Place encompass a land area of 5.16 sq. miles and a water area of 0.58 sq. miles. Providence County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 269 feet.

The Greenville Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2378105) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Greenville Census Designated Place is located within Town of Smithfield, a minor civil division (MCD) of Providence County.


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Greenville, RI Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Greenville, RI Housing Affordability Index is 132
State of Rhode Island Housing Affordability Index is 103
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Greenville, RI Wealth Index is 154
State of Rhode Island Wealth Index is 106
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 8,601 (100%)
Population in Households 8,233 (95.7%)
Population in Families 6,810 (79.2%)
Population in Group Quarters1 368 ( 4.3%)
Population Density 1,686
Diversity Index2 13
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $88,187
Average Household Income $108,048
Per Capita Income $43,270
Wealth Index4 154

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 3,690 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,657 (72.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 779 (21.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 254 ( 6.9%)
Median Home Value $292,615
Housing Affordability Index3 132
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 3,436
Average Household Size 2.4
Family Households 2,244
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. 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.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population -0.07% 0.08%
Households -0.03% 0.08%
Families -0.17% -0.01%
Median Household Income   2.42%
Per Capita Income   2.25%

Greenville, RI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Greenville to the other 36 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Rhode Island by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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 # 13 67th
Population Density # 16 58th
Diversity Index # 27 28th
Median Household Income # 10 75th
Per Capita Income # 11 72nd

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