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Greenwood, Delaware - Basic Facts

The Town of Greenwood had a population of 1,150 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Greenwood is located at latitude 38.8068 and longitude -75.5907 in Sussex County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Greenwood (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.72 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Sussex County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 43 feet.

The Town of Greenwood (GNIS ID: 2390219) 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.

Delaware is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Town of Greenwood is located within Bridgeville-Greenwood Division of Sussex County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Greenwood 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 Greenwood: Saint Johnstown.

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Greenwood, DE Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 1,150
Population in Households 1,133
Population in Familes 939
Population in Group Qrtrs 17
Population Density1 1,590
Diversity Index2 46


Total Households 462
Average Household Size 2.45
Family Households 325
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 521 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 327 (62.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 135 (25.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 59 (11.3%)
Median Home Value $189,145
Average Home Value $235,092


Median Household Income $47,773
Average Household Income $60,843
Per Capita Income $22,746
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 2.71% 2.59%
Households 2.37% 2.43%
Families 4.83% 2.35%
Median Household Income   0.83%
Per Capita Income   1.3%
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.

Greenwood, DE - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Greenwood to the other 77 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Delaware 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 # 50 36th
Population Density1 # 29 64th
Diversity Index2 # 46 42nd
Median Household Income # 62 21st
Per Capita Income # 58 26th

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