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Greenwood, Delaware - Basic Facts

The Town of Greenwood had a population of 1,173 as of July 1, 2018.

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, 2018.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Greenwood: Saint Johnstown.

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Greenwood, DE Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 1,173
Population in Households 1,156
Population in Familes 965
Population in Group Qrtrs 17
Population Density2 1,622
Diversity Index3 45


Median Household Income $50,308
Average Household Income $61,340
Per Capita Income $23,254


Total Housing Units 494 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 337 (68.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 141 (28.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 16 ( 3.2%)
Median Home Value $191,758
Average Home Value $235,863


Total Households 478
Average Household Size 2.42
Family Households 336
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 2.29% 2.16%
Households 2.21% 2.13%
Families 4.06% 2.06%
Median Household Income   1.0%
Per Capita Income   1.97%

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, 2018 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 # 51 35th
Population Density # 32 60th
Diversity Index # 46 40th
Median Household Income # 58 26th
Per Capita Income # 62 21st

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