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Greenfield Town city, Massachusetts - Basic Facts

The City of Greenfield Town had a population of 17,753 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Greenfield Town city is located at latitude 42.6147 and longitude -72.5971 in Franklin County. The formal boundaries for the City of Greenfield Town (see map below) encompass a land area of 21.43 sq. miles and a water area of 0.46 sq. miles.

The City of Greenfield Town (GNIS ID: 618166) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

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

Alternate Unofficial Names for Greenfield Town city: Deerfield District, Green River, Piconegan, Town of Greenfield.

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Greenfield Town city, MA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 17,753
Population in Households 17,132
Population in Familes 11,966
Population in Group Qrtrs 621
Population Density1 829
Diversity Index2 27


Total Households 8,065
Average Household Size 2.12
Family Households 4,268
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 8,631 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,330 (50.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,735 (43.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 566 ( 6.6%)
Median Home Value $198,386
Average Home Value $225,462


Median Household Income $45,634
Average Household Income $57,630
Per Capita Income $26,183
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.27% 0.04%
Households 0.43% 0.15%
Families 0.3% 0.07%
Median Household Income   2.26%
Per Capita Income   1.65%
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 Town city, MA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Greenfield Town city to the other 246 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Massachusetts 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 # 71 72nd
Population Density1 # 183 26th
Diversity Index2 # 97 61st
Median Household Income # 216 13th
Per Capita Income # 212 14th

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