Greenwood, Itawamba County, Mississippi

Greenwood: County seat of Leflore County, Mississippi, United States

About

Greenwood is a city located in the county of Itawamba in the U.S. state of Mississippi. Its population at the 2010 census was 15,205 and a population density of 463 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 13,457 inhabitants.

The city was created 192 years ago in 1829.

Quick Facts about Greenwood

Population : 13,457 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Mississippi (United States)
County : Itawamba County
Different from : Greenville
Phone Area Codes : 662
Area : 32.87 km2
Altitude : 131 feet / 40 meters
Capital city : Greenwood is capital of Leflore County
Establishment : January 01, 1830 (192 years ago)
Time Zone : Central Time Zone
Local time : 04:25:56 (29th November 2022)
Postal code : 38930
Density : 409 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -12.99% (2010-2020)
Greenwood locator map
Location of Greenwood on Mississippi map.
Front Street buildings along the Yazoo River image
Front Street buildings along the Yazoo River
Front Street buildings along the Yazoo River image

Geography

Greenwood is located at 34°13'4"N 88°30'36"W (34.2178800, -88.5100500).

Greenwood map

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Greenwood decreased by 12.99% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 15,205 - census
2011 15,986 4.89% estimation process
2012 14,987 -6.67% estimation process
2013 14,921 -0.44% estimation process
2014 14,785 -0.92% estimation process
2015 14,545 -1.65% estimation process
2016 14,293 -1.76% estimation process
2017 14,003 -2.07% estimation process
2018 13,766 -1.72% estimation process
2019 13,561 -1.51% estimation process
2020 13,457 -0.77% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 15,366
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 14,970
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : 2.6%
April 1, 2020 Population : 15,194
April 1, 2010 Population : 14,970
People under 5 years old, percentage : 6.5%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 20.3%
People over 65 (%) : 12.6%
Female persons, % : 50.8%
White only, percent : 92.2%
Black or African American alone, percent : 3.2%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 0.3%
Asians alone % : 1.2%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : 0.0%
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 2.9%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 3.5%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 89.2%
2015-2019 Veterans : 635
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 4.1%
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 81.7%

Greenwood zip code is 38930. County name: Leflore, County fips: 28083

Economic Facts

Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 81.7%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $199,200
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,395
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $524
2015-2019 median gross rent : $1,115
2015-2019 Households : 6,683
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.30
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 90.4%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 4.6%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 94.9%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 90.8%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 96.8%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 53.4%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 6.5%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 2.2%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 75.7%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 70.2%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 24,785
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 146,027
2012 total retail sales per capita : $9,656
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 23.8
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $86,905
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $43,976
Percentage of people living in poverty : 4.0%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 1,499
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 772
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 652
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 84
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,373
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 77
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,393
2010 population per square mile : 5,724.9
2010 land area in square miles : 2.61
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 49.1%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $109,900
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,138
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $498
2015-2019 median gross rent : $833
2015-2019 Households : 4,436
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 1.97
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 87.5%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 5.9%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 88.0%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 79.7%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 93.9%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 41.2%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 11.8%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 7.8%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 69.6%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 69.1%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 14,834
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 65,638
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 96,298
2012 total retail sales per capita : $10,739
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 29.1
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $50,067
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $30,321
Percentage of people living in poverty : 13.2%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 792
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 432
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 315
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 178
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 576
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 35
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 670
2010 population per square mile : 7,480.2
2010 land area in square miles : 1.20

People born in Greenwood (64)

People born in Greenwood, including athletics competitor Valerie Brisco-Hooks, writer Donna Tartt, recording artist; soul singer and pianist Betty Everett, .

List

  • Sam Jacobs (Catholic bishop) he was born in 04/03/1938
  • Mulgrew Miller (American pianist) he was born in 13/08/1955
  • Guitar Slim (American blues musician) he was born in 10/12/1926
  • Hubert Sumlin (American Chicago blues and electric blues guitarist and singer) he was born in 16/11/1931
  • Alphonso Ford (American basketball player (1971-2004)) he was born in 31/10/1971
  • Nick Weatherspoon (American basketball player) he was born in 20/07/1950
  • Furry Lewis (blues guitarist and songwriter) he was born in 06/03/1895
  • Gerald Glass (American basketball player) he was born in 12/11/1967
  • Webb Franklin (American politician) he was born in 13/12/1941
  • Lewis Perdue (American writer) he was born in 01/05/1949
  • Aldon Smith (American football player, linebacker) he was born in 25/09/1989
  • Tonea Stewart (American actress and university professor) she was born in 03/02/1947
  • Carrie Nye (American actress (1936-2006)) she was born in 14/10/1936
  • Fenton Robinson (American Chicago blues singer and guitarist) he was born in 23/09/1935
  • Joshua Meador (American film special effects artist and animator (1911-1965)) he was born in 12/03/1911
  • Louis Coleman (American baseball player) he was born in 04/04/1986
  • Cleo Lemon (American football player) he was born in 16/08/1979
  • Paul Maholm (American baseball player) he was born in 25/06/1982

Schools in Greenwood

College & universities near Greenwood, MS

Code Name City ZIP
175829 Itawamba Community College Fulton (MS) 38843-1099

Post offices near Greenwood

Post Office Name City ZIP
Moorevill Post Office Mooreville (MS) 38857

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Other cities in Itawamba County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Itawamba County , MS.

City Name Population Title
Fulton 3,846 City in and county seat of Itawamba County, Mississippi
Mantachie 1,119 City in Itawamba County, Mississippi, United States of America
Oakland 492 Town in Yalobusha County, Mississippi
Tremont 465 Human settlement in Itawamba County, Mississippi, United States of America

Distance to Other Cities

Greenwood distances to largest Mississippi cities