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Greenfield, Indiana - Basic Facts

The City of Greenfield is a populated place located in Hancock County at latitude 39.7933 and longitude -85.7725. Hancock County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 883 feet.

The formal official name is the City of Greenfield, but most people and references simply refer to it as Greenfield, Indiana.

The Census Class Code for Greenfield indicates a . The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The formal boundaries for the City of Greenfield (see map below) encompass a land area of 12.85 sq. miles and a water area of 0.11 sq. miles.

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Greenfield, IN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 21,787
Population in Households 21,311
Population in Familes 17,400
Population in Group Qrtrs 476
Population Density1 1,736
Diversity Index2 11


Total Households 8,454
Average Household Size 2.52
Family Households 5,727
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 9,360 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,683 (60.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,770 (29.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 906 ( 9.7%)
Median Home Value $145,262
Average Home Value $160,857


Median Household Income $52,163
Average Household Income $62,919
Per Capita Income $24,615
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 1.32% 1.04%
Households 1.36% 1.06%
Families 1.47% 1.0%
Median Household Income   2.86%
Per Capita Income   2.38%
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, IN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Greenfield to the other 681 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Indiana 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 # 44 94th
Population Density1 # 210 69th
Diversity Index2 # 313 54th
Median Household Income # 225 67th
Per Capita Income # 211 69th

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