Greenville, Montcalm County, Michigan
Greenville: City in Montcalm County, Michigan, United States
Greenville is a city located in the county of Montcalm in the U.S. state of Michigan. Its population at the 2010 census was 8,481 and a population density of 490 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 8,386 inhabitants.
The city was created 179 years ago in 1843.
Greenville, Michigan is a city in Montcalm County of the U.S. state of Michigan. The population was 8,816 at the 2020 census.
Greenville began as a settlement in 1844 and incorporated as a village in 1858. It was named for its first settler, "Green" Fowler. In 1872, Greenville became an incorporated city after having had its village status revoked by the state legislature.
Early industries included sawmills, brickyards, flour mills, woolen mills and brick kilns, but Greenville's most important industry was agriculture. At one time there were over 100 farms in the area producing wheat, oats and potatoes along with other vegetables such as cabbage and onions which were sold in Detroit or shipped by rail to Chicago markets. These products provided employment for many residents who worked on their own farms or for others nearby.
It is known as the "Gateway to the Thumb", as it lies on M-46 between Flint and Bad Axe, Michigan. Greenville has been home to the annual "Moonshine Festival" since 1971, which celebrates the heritage of making moonshine in this area during Prohibition. There are many sites where people can still see what remains from that era—such as abandoned distilleries and old stills—and even buy some for themselves.
Despite its relatively small size, Greenville has a variety of businesses including restaurants such as Jake's Grill & Pub and Doc's Bar & Grill; stores such as Walmart Supercenter; banks such as First State Bank; grocery stores such as Kroger Marketplace; salons like Salon Q Hair Salon; hotels like Howard Johnson Inn &
Quick Facts about Greenville
|Population :||8,386 (2020)|
|Country :||United States of America|
|State :||Michigan (United States)|
|County :||Montcalm County|
|Postal code :||48838|
|Phone Area Codes :||616|
|Area :||17.3 km2|
|Altitude :||837 feet / 255 meters|
|Establishment :||January 01, 1844 (179 years ago)|
|Time Zone :||America/Detroit|
|Local time :||17:32:21 (9th June 2023)|
|Density :||485 Pop. per km² as of 2020|
|Population growth :||-1.13% (2010-2020)|
Greenville is located at 43°10'39"N 85°15'10"W (43.1775300, -85.2528000).
- Official Website
Official website of Greenville
According to census records, the population of Greenville decreased by 1.13% in 10 years.
|Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 :||10,272|
|Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 :||8,599|
|Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 :||19.5%|
|April 1, 2020 Population :||9,828|
|April 1, 2010 Population :||8,590|
|People under 5 years old, percentage :||7.3%|
|People under 18 years old, percentage :||30.8%|
|People over 65 (%) :||8.6%|
|Female persons, % :||51.1%|
|White only, percent :||88.3%|
|Black or African American alone, percent :||0.0%|
|American Indian and Alaska Native only, % :||0.3%|
|Asians alone % :||0.4%|
|Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % :||0.0%|
|% of people who have participated in two or more races :||2.6%|
|% of Hispanic or Latino :||39.6%|
|White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. :||58.5%|
|2015-2019 Veterans :||556|
|Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 :||13.7%|
|Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 :||54.5%|
|Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 :||54.5%|
|Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 :||$205,000|
|From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage :||$1,433|
|Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 :||$563|
|2015-2019 median gross rent :||$1,048|
|2015-2019 Households :||3,203|
|Population per household, 2015-2019 :||3.05|
|Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 :||80.8%|
|Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 :||32.3%|
|Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 :||98.8%|
|Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 :||90.5%|
|Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 :||83.4%|
|Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 :||19.9%|
|Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 :||11.7%|
|Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage :||8.5%|
|Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 :||67.5%|
|Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 :||56.5%|
|2012 total retail sales ($1,000) :||64,670|
|2012 total retail sales per capita :||$7,476|
|Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 :||25.2|
|2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) :||$53,599|
|Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 :||$20,950|
|Percentage of people living in poverty :||8.9%|
|Total number of businesses in 2012 :||409|
|Men-owned businesses in 2012 :||137|
|Women-owned businesses in 2012 :||191|
|Minority-owned businesses in 2012 :||85|
|Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 :||299|
|Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 :||F|
|Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 :||351|
|2010 population per square mile :||3,145.2|
|2010 land area in square miles :||2.73|
People born in Greenville (8)
People born in Greenville, including pilot Frederick C. Bock, businessman Frederik Meijer, makeup, special effects artist and puppeteer Shane Mahan, .
- Charlie Hemphill (American baseball player) he was born in 20/04/1876
- Frank Hemphill (Major League Baseball left fielder) he was born in 13/05/1878
- James D Spaniolo he was born in 06/04/1946
- Justin Zimmer (American football defensive tackle) he was born in 23/10/1992
- Jess Pratt (Australian cyclist) she was born in 09/10/1997
Schools in Greenville
College & universities near Greenville, MI
|171234||Montcalm Community College||Sidney (MI)||48885-9723|
Amtrak & bus stations near Greenville, MI
|RKF||Rockford, Michigan||US 131 & 10 Mile Road NE||BUS|
|HWC||Howard City, Michigan||130 North Ensley St.||BUS|
|GRR||Vernon J. Ehlers Station||431 Wealthy St. SW||RAIL|
|BGP||Big Rapids, Michigan||14342 Northland Dr.||BUS|
|REE||Reed City, Michigan||US 10 & 220th Ave.||BUS|
Post offices near Greenville
|Post Office Name||City||ZIP|
|Greenvill Post Office||Greenville (MI)||48838|
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Other cities in Montcalm County
Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Montcalm County , MI.
|Sidney||2,435||Township in Montcalm County, Michigan|
|Howard City||1,819||City in Howard County, Nebraska, United States of America|
|Stanton||1,420||City in Michigan|
|Edmore||1,188||City in Ramsey County, North Dakota, United States of America|
|Carson City||1,111||City in Michigan|
|Crystal||859||Township in Montcalm County, Michigan|
|Sheridan||647||Village in Michigan, United States|
|McBride||203||Human settlement in Montcalm County, Michigan, United States of America|
|Pierson||174||Township in Montcalm County, Michigan|
Distance to Other Cities
Greenville distances to largest Michigan cities