Greenville, DE Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Greenville, Delaware - Basic Facts

The Greenville Census Designated Place had a population of 2,582 as of July 1, 2017. Greenville ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Delaware. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Greenville is located at latitude 39.7748 and longitude -75.604 in New Castle County. The formal boundaries for the Greenville Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.74 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles. New Castle County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 256 feet.

The Greenville Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2389880) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

Delaware is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Greenville Census Designated Place is located within Piedmont Division of New Castle County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Greenville population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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Greenville, DE Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 2,582
Daytime Population: Workers 2,259
Daytime Population: Residents 1,446
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 3,705
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.43
Population in Households 2,580
Population in Familes 2,039
Population in Group Qrtrs 2
Population Density2 941
Diversity Index3 37


Median Household Income $129,108
Average Household Income $196,478
Per Capita Income $88,826


Total Housing Units 1,515 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 718 (47.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 462 (30.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 335 (22.1%)
Median Home Value $707,645
Average Home Value $750,975


Total Households 1,180
Average Household Size 2.19
Family Households 726
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 1.45% 0.84%
Households 1.28% 0.8%
Families 1.45% 0.65%
Median Household Income   0.28%
Per Capita Income   1.43%

Greenville, DE - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Greenville to the other 77 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Delaware by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 32 60th
Population Density # 62 21st
Diversity Index # 55 30th
Median Household Income # 2 99th
Per Capita Income # 1 100th

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