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Greenwood, Indiana - Basic Facts

The City of Greenwood had a population of 60,724 as of July 1, 2019. Greenwood ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Indiana. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Greenwood is located at latitude 39.6137 and longitude -86.1067 in Johnson County. The formal boundaries for the City of Greenwood encompass a land area of 24.94 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Johnson County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 804 feet.

The City of Greenwood (GNIS ID: 2394244) 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 Pleasant, a minor civil division (MCD) of Johnson County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Greenwood: Greenfield, Smockton.

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Greenwood, IN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)


Total Population 60,724
Population in Households 60,198
Population in Familes 48,301
Population in Group Qrtrs 526
Population Density 2,176
Diversity Index1 34


Median Household Income $63,572
Average Household Income $82,292
Per Capita Income $32,215
Wealth Index3 84


Total Housing Units 25,606 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 14,708 (57.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 8,978 (35.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,921 ( 7.5%)
Median Home Value $157,097
Housing Affordability Index2 203


Total Households 23,685
Average Household Size 2.54
Family Households 15,467
Average Family Size 3
  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.


2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 1.85% 1.35%
Households 1.7% 1.32%
Families 1.69% 1.22%
Median Household Income   2.57%
Per Capita Income   2.56%

Greenwood, IN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Greenwood to the other 679 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Indiana 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 # 14 98th
Population Density # 87 87th
Diversity Index # 92 87th
Median Household Income # 160 77th
Per Capita Income # 114 83rd

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