Greenwood, Mississippi

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Population in 2017: 13,996 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: -24.0%
 
Males: 6,690  (47.8%)
Females: 7,306  (52.2%)
Median resident age:

35.1 years
Mississippi median age:

37.5 years

Zip codes: 38930, 38941, 38954.

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Estimated median household income in 2017: $30,381 (it was $21,867 in 2000)
Greenwood:

$30,381
MS:

$43,529

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $21,091 (it was $14,461 in 2000)

Greenwood city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $112,583 (it was $60,600 in 2000)
Greenwood:

$112,583
MS:

$120,200

Median gross rent in 2017: $564.

March 2019 cost of living index in Greenwood: 80.1 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 38.6%
(11.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 48.1% for Black residents, 69.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 20.3% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Greenwood, MS (2010)
    • 10,18267.0%Black alone
    • 4,62330.4%White alone
    • 1631.1%Hispanic
    • 1350.9%Asian alone
    • 750.5%Two or more races
    • 210.1%American Indian alone
    • 40.03%Other race alone
    • 20.01%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

Races in Greenwood detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Mississippi and other state lists, there were 74 registered sex offenders living in Greenwood, Mississippi as of November 26, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Greenwood is 200 to 1.


Crime rates in Greenwood by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2017

Murders
(per 100,000)
2
(11.4)
5
(28.9)
3
(18.1)
2
(12.6)
2
(12.6)
5
(32.1)
7
(45.9)
1
(6.7)
4
(24.8)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
5
(28.5)
5
(28.9)
4
(24.2)
8
(50.4)
17
(107.3)
10
(64.2)
12
(78.6)
23
(153.2)
7
(43.4)
5
(35.3)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
59
(336.2)
43
(248.8)
32
(193.5)
43
(270.7)
32
(202.0)
29
(186.2)
37
(242.4)
36
(239.8)
27
(167.6)
23
(162.6)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
50
(284.9)
65
(376.1)
53
(320.5)
65
(409.2)
73
(460.8)
50
(321.0)
37
(242.4)
49
(326.4)
45
(279.3)
56
(395.9)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
353
(2,012)
339
(1,962)
394
(2,382)
454
(2,858)
409
(2,582)
292
(1,874)
298
(1,953)
286
(1,905)
297
(1,843)
197
(1,393)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
699
(3,983)
611
(3,536)
686
(4,148)
636
(4,004)
553
(3,491)
537
(3,447)
539
(3,532)
577
(3,844)
632
(3,923)
614
(4,340)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
51
(290.6)
88
(509.2)
69
(417.2)
59
(371.4)
26
(164.1)
22
(141.2)
22
(144.1)
8
(53.3)
16
(99.3)
19
(134.3)
Arson
(per 100,000)
5
(28.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(14.1)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)526.8550.4543.8618.4597.3516.0565.3564.6484.4438.1

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City-data.com crime index in Greenwood, MS

Crime rate in Greenwood detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 75 (57 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.54
Mississippi average:

2.11
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Ancestries: American (12.2%), Irish (1.9%), English (1.5%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1844

Land area: 9.22 square miles.

Population density: 1,518 people per square mile   (low).

Greenwood, Mississippi map

179 residents are foreign born

This city:

1.2%
Mississippi:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,582 (1.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $910 (1.1%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Jackson, MS (82.9 miles , pop. 184,256).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Memphis, TN (111.2 miles , pop. 650,100).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (385.5 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities:

Sidon, MS (2.8 miles ),
Itta Bena, MS (2.9 miles ),
Mississippi Valley State University, MS (3.0 miles ),
Schlater, MS (3.6 miles ),
Morgan City, MS (3.7 miles ),
Cruger, MS (3.7 miles ),
Carrollton, MS (3.9 miles ),
North Carrollton, MS (3.9 miles )

Latitude: 33.52 N, Longitude: 90.18 W

Nickname or alias (official or unofficial): Cotton Capital of the World

Daytime population change due to commuting: +4,800 (+32.5%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 3,544 (72.2%)

Area code: 662

Distribution of median household income in Greenwood, MS in 2017
Distribution of house value in Greenwood, MS in 2017
Greenwood satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 31 buildings, average cost: $70,200
  • 1998: 6 buildings, average cost: $101,800
  • 1999: 10 buildings, average cost: $171,400
  • 2000: 9 buildings, average cost: $132,900
  • 2001: 3 buildings, average cost: $92,700
  • 2002: 7 buildings, average cost: $183,300
  • 2003: 3 buildings, average cost: $130,000
  • 2004: 10 buildings, average cost: $140,300
  • 2005: 19 buildings, average cost: $133,200
  • 2006: 8 buildings, average cost: $218,700
  • 2007: 6 buildings, average cost: $160,300
  • 2008: 71 buildings, average cost: $55,500
  • 2009: 3 buildings, average cost: $123,300
  • 2010: 4 buildings, average cost: $128,300
  • 2012: 3 buildings, average cost: $204,400
  • 2013: 2 buildings, average cost: $160,000
  • 2014: 14 buildings, average cost: $70,700
  • 2015: 4 buildings, average cost: $85,200
Number of permits per 10,000 Greenwood, MS residents
Average permit cost in Greenwood, MS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

7.0%
Mississippi:

4.8%
Historical population in Greenwood, MS
Historical housing units in Greenwood, MS
Most common industries in Greenwood, MS (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (10.8%)
  • Educational services (10.4%)
  • Public administration (6.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.6%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (5.0%)
  • Construction (4.5%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.2%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (9.1%)
  • Health care (7.6%)
  • Public administration (7.4%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (6.7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (5.5%)
  • Educational services (5.2%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.2%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (14.9%)
  • Health care (13.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.2%)
  • Transportation equipment (6.4%)
  • Public administration (5.7%)
  • Social assistance (5.7%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.3%)
Most common occupations in Greenwood, MS (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.3%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.0%)
  • Cashiers (3.8%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.4%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (8.0%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.6%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.7%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.7%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4.2%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (3.7%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (7.7%)
  • Cashiers (6.6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.9%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (5.7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.6%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (3.7%)

Average climate in Greenwood, Mississippi

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Greenwood-area historical tornado activity is near Mississippi state average. It is 95% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 2/21/1971, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 12.3 miles away from the Greenwood city center killed 47 people and injured 510 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 2/24/2001, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 3.3 miles away from the city center caused $2 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Greenwood-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Mississippi state average. It is 78% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 146.7 miles away from Greenwood center
On 1/18/1999 at 07:00:53, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 169.2 miles away from Greenwood center
On 5/4/1991 at 01:18:54, a magnitude 5.0 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 211.6 miles away from Greenwood center
On 1/21/1982 at 00:33:54, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 162.5 miles away from Greenwood center
On 5/4/2001 at 06:42:12, a magnitude 4.7 (4.2 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 163.6 miles away from the city center
On 4/27/1989 at 16:47:49, a magnitude 4.7 (4.6 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.3 LG) earthquake occurred 173.7 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Leflore County (14) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 10, Tornadoes: 9, Floods: 8, Freezes: 3, Winter Storms: 2, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Greenwood topographic map

Hospitals in Greenwood:

  • GREENWOOD LEFLORE HOSPITAL (Government - Local, provides emergency services, 1401 RIVER RD / PO BOX 1410)
  • PAX HOSPICE OF GREENWOOD (115 FULTON STREET)
  • SERENITY HOSPICE (703 SYCAMORE, SUITE A)
  • STA HOME HOSPICE GREENWOOD (100 WEST PARK AVENUE)
  • UNITY HOSPICE CARE, LLC (805 WEST PARK AVENUE, SUITE 5C)

Nursing Homes in Greenwood:

  • CRYSTAL HEALTH AND REHAB OF GREENWOOD, LLC (902 SGT JOHN A PITTMAN DRIVE)
  • GOLDEN AGE NH INC (2901 HIGHWAY 82 EAST)
  • GREENWOOD LEFLORE SUB ACUTE UN (1401 RIVER ROAD/BOX 1410)
  • HERITAGE MANOR OF GREENWOOD (907 HIGHWAY 82 WEST)
  • PEMBERTON MANOR INC (PO BOX 1958)
  • RIVERVIEW NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (1600 WEST CLAIBORNE AVENUE EXTENDED)

Dialysis Facilities in Greenwood:

  • RCG GREENWOOD (609 TALLAHATCHIE STREET)

Home Health Centers in Greenwood:

  • STA HOME HHA OF GREENWOOD INC (P. O. BOX 1783)

Airports and heliports located in Greenwood:

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Amtrak station:

GREENWOOD (506 CARROLTON AVE.) . Services: fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, free short-term parking, call for taxi service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Greenwood:

  • Mississippi Valley State University (about 10 miles; Itta Bena, MS; Full-time enrollment: 2,233)
  • Mississippi Delta Community College (about 20 miles; Moorhead, MS; FT enrollment: 2,100)
  • Delta State University (about 36 miles; Cleveland, MS; FT enrollment: 3,304)
  • Holmes Community College (about 42 miles; Goodman, MS; FT enrollment: 5,352)
  • Coahoma Community College (about 56 miles; Clarksdale, MS; FT enrollment: 2,284)
  • University of Mississippi (about 70 miles; University, MS; FT enrollment: 17,642)
  • Northwest Mississippi Community College (about 78 miles; Senatobia, MS; FT enrollment: 6,607)

Public high schools in Greenwood:

Private high schools in Greenwood:

  • PILLOW ACADEMY (Students: 801, Location: 69601 HIGHWAY 82 W, Grades: PK-12)
  • NORTH NEW SUMMIT SCHOOL (Students: 149, Location: 1203 SARGENT JOHN A PITTMAN DR, Grades: KG-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Greenwood:

Private elementary/middle school in Greenwood:

  • ST FRANCIS OF ASSISI SCHOOL (Students: 117, Location: 2607 HIGHWAY 82 E, Grades: PK-6)
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Library in Greenwood:

  • GREENWOOD-LEFLORE PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $480,393; Location: 405 WEST WASHINGTON; 91,927 books; 602 audio materials; 53 state licensed databases; 53 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Greenwood: Leflore County Penal Farm (A), Leflore County Courthouse (B), Greenwood-Leflore Library (C), Greenwood-Leflore Civic Center (D), Greenwood City Hall (E), Cottonlandia Museum (F), Greenwood Fire Department Station 1 Headquarters (G), Greenwood Fire Department Station 2 (H), Greenwood Fire Department Station 3 (I), Greenwood Fire Department Station 4 (J). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Eastgate Shopping Center (1), Greenwood Mall Shopping Center (2), Highland Shopping Center (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Greenwood include: West President Church of Christ (A), Wesley United Methodist Church (B), Union Grove Baptist Church (C), Strangers Home Baptist Church (D), Salvation Army Church (E), Saint Luke Church of God in Christ (F), Saint Johns United Methodist Church (G), Saint Francis of Assisi Catholic Church (H), Providence Baptist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Old Greenwood Cemetery (1), Magnolia Cemetery (2), Greenwood Memorial Park (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Big Sand Creek (A), Pelucia Bayou (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Greenwood include: Veterans Memorial Park (1), Wagner Park (2), Whittington Park (3), Legion Field (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Greenwood Blues Heritage Museum (216 Howard Street), Greenwood Blues Heritage Museum And Gallery (Historical Places & Services; 222 Howard Street), Southern Amusement Co LLC (Amusement & Theme Parks; 712 George Street), Balloon Promotions Inc (6321 Highway 49 South), Direct Connection Travel (327 West Park Avenue), Greenwood Balloon Fest (6321 Highway 49 South), Greenwood Convention & Visitors Bureau (1902 Leflore Avenue).

Hotels: Hampton Inn of Greenwood (1815 Highway 82 West), Ramada Inn (900 W Park Ave), Comfort Inn Greenwood (401 US 82 West), Comfort Inn Motel (910 Highway 82 West), Golden Coach Inn (1900 Strong Avenue), Best Western Greenwood (635 Highway 82 West), Bridgewater Inn (501 River Road), Relax Inn (1705 Garrard Ave), Best Inn & Suites (335 Highway 82 West).

Courts: Carroll County - Human Services Department- Youth Court Counselor (Courthouse), Leflore County - Courthouse- Chancery Clerk- Court Records (306 West Market Street), Leflore County - Justice Clerk- Court Records- Courthouse- Justice Court C (306 West Market Street), Leflore County - Voter Registration- Marriage Records- Courthouse- Court Records- Circuit C (306 West Market Street).

Birthplace of: Bernie Machen - University professor, Alphonso Ford - Professional basketball player, Betty Everett - Female singer, Hubert Sumlin - Chicago blues and electric blues guitarist and singer, C.C. Brown - 2005 NFL player (Houston Texans, born: Jan 27, 1983), Carlos Emmons - 2005 NFL player (New York Giants, born: Sep 3, 1973), Carrie Nye - Film actor, William V. Chambers - Psychologist, Cleo Lemon - 2005 NFL player (San Diego Chargers, born: Aug 16, 1979), Matt Miller - 2005 Major League Baseball player (Cleveland Indians, born: Nov 23, 1971).

Leflore County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Greenwood and their reported violations in the past:

CITY OF GREENWOOD (Population served: 14,500, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JAN-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-07-2012), St Formal NOV issued (FEB-07-2012), St Compliance achieved (FEB-16-2012), St Public Notif received (MAR-01-2012)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-02-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-02-2007), St Public Notif received (NOV-14-2007)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In SEP-2010, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (SEP-17-2010)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2010 and JUN-2010, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-08-2010), St Formal NOV issued (JUL-08-2010), St Public Notif received (JUL-14-2010), St Compliance achieved (SEP-30-2010)
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • 193 regular monitoring violations
EAST LEFLORE WATER & SEWER DST (Population served: 5,411, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-05-2009), St Formal NOV issued (NOV-05-2009), St Public Notif received (DEC-08-2009)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 255 regular monitoring violations
CITY OF SCHLATER (Population served: 351, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In JUN-2012, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-10-2012), St Formal NOV issued (JUL-10-2012), St Public Notif received (JUL-16-2012), St Compliance achieved (JUL-31-2012)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2012 and JUN-2012, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-10-2012), St Formal NOV issued (JUL-10-2012), St Public Notif received (JUL-16-2012), St Compliance achieved (SEP-30-2012)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2008 and DEC-2008, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JAN-29-2009), St Public Notif requested (MAR-01-2009), St Compliance achieved (MAR-31-2009), St Public Notif received (JUN-29-2009)
  • 65 regular monitoring violations
CITY OF SCHLATER-(P D PLANT) (Population served: 135, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 65 regular monitoring violations
Average household size:
This city:

2.5 people
Mississippi:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

63.4%
Whole state:

69.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

6.6%
Whole state:

5.7%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

People in group quarters in Greenwood in 2010:

  • 175 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 64 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 35 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 19 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles

People in group quarters in Greenwood in 2000:

  • 211 people in nursing homes
  • 123 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 68 people in state prisons
  • 32 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 24 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 19 people in short-term care, detention or diagnostic centers for delinquent children
  • 8 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 6 people in religious group quarters

Banks with branches in Greenwood (2011 data):

  • Trustmark National Bank: Unit #11 Mobile Branch, Greenwood Main Branch, Park Avenue Branch, Church Street Drive-In Branch. Info updated 2012/03/26: Bank assets: $9,612.1 mil, Deposits: $7,410.1 mil, headquarters in Jackson, MS, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 186 total offices, Holding Company: Trustmark Corporation
  • Bank of Commerce: Main Street Branch, Park Avenue Branch, Bank Of Commerce. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $247.1 mil, Deposits: $196.6 mil, local headquarters, positive income, 5 total offices, Holding Company: Commerce Bancorp, Inc
  • Regions Bank: Greenwood Branch, Greenwood Branch, Greenwood Eastside Rdt Branch. Info updated 2011/02/24: Bank assets: $123,368.2 mil, Deposits: $98,301.3 mil, headquarters in Birmingham, AL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1778 total offices, Holding Company: Regions Financial Corporation
  • CB&S Bank, Inc.: Greenwood Main Branch at 820 West Park Avenue, branch established on 1981/07/27; Greenwood Branch at 400 Fulton Street, branch established on 2007/02/05. Info updated 2011/02/24: Bank assets: $1,276.1 mil, Deposits: $1,018.1 mil, headquarters in Russellville, AL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 42 total offices, Holding Company: Cbs Banc-Corp.
  • State Bank & Trust Company: West Park Avenue Branch - Greenwood at 500 West Park Avenue, branch established on 1999/09/27; at 916 Highway 82 Bypass, branch established on 1898/11/01. Info updated 2007/07/17: Bank assets: $921.1 mil, Deposits: $738.4 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 37 total offices, Holding Company: State Bank & Trust Company Employee Stock Ownership Plan
  • Planters Bank & Trust Company: Greenwood Branch at 915 Medallion Drive, branch established on 1999/05/05; Greenwood Market Street Branch at 116 West Market Street, branch established on 2000/08/10. Info updated 2008/12/09: Bank assets: $662.1 mil, Deposits: $597.1 mil, headquarters in Indianola, MS, positive income, 15 total offices, Holding Company: Planters Holding Company
  • Magnolia State Bank: Greenwood Lpo/Dpo at 107 Fulton Street, branch established on 2009/11/02. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $264.5 mil, Deposits: $236.3 mil, headquarters in Bay Springs, MS, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 10 total offices, Holding Company: Magnolia State Corporation, The

For population 15 years and over in Greenwood:

Marital status in Greenwood, MS
  • Never married: 47.9%
  • Now married: 30.0%
  • Separated: 4.2%
  • Widowed: 8.0%
  • Divorced: 10.0%

For population 25 years and over in Greenwood:

  • High school or higher: 80.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 21.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.8%
  • Unemployed: 11.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 14.8 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

12.9
Mississippi average:

11.6

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Greenwood
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Greenwood, MS (based on Leflore County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant10,33739
Black Protestant3,45916
Mainline Protestant3,06014
Catholic6202
Other5001
None14,341-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 9
This county:

2.56 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

2.08 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 6
This county:

1.71 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

0.80 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 27
This county:

7.68 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.36 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 18
Leflore County:

5.12 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.03 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

13.9%
State:

12.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

38.6%
Mississippi:

33.1%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

15.7%
Mississippi:

14.4%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

47.8%
State:

48.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Greenwood:

43.6%
Mississippi:

45.3%

Average BMI:
This city:

29.7
State:

29.2

People feeling badly about themselves:
Greenwood:

20.2%
Mississippi:

20.7%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Greenwood:

13.6%
Mississippi:

11.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Greenwood:

6.7
Mississippi:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

35.5%
State:

34.6%

General health condition:
Greenwood:

52.4%
State:

54.8%

Average condition of hearing:
Greenwood:

80.7%
State:

79.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Greenwood, MS Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2016)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Hospitals 822$4,388,389$64,064173$599,463
Police Protection - Officers 60$173,746$34,7494$709
Firefighters 51$135,106$31,7900$0
Solid Waste Management 24$51,212$25,6060$0
Sewerage 16$40,517$30,3881$799
Police - Other 15$28,168$22,5349$4,136
Other and Unallocable 14$44,700$38,3140$0
Streets and Highways 13$26,850$24,7852$1,118
Water Supply 8$41,687$62,5310$0
Parks and Recreation 6$11,404$22,8082$1,373
Other Government Administration 6$23,192$46,3847$9,827
Airports 5$18,529$44,4700$0
Financial Administration 4$11,590$34,7701$556
Judicial and Legal 4$9,134$27,4024$4,444
Fire - Other 1$2,684$32,2080$0
Transit 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 1,049$5,006,908$57,276203$622,425

Greenwood government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Construction - Sewerage: $10,739,000 ($767.29)
    Electric Utilities: $5,045,000 ($360.46)
    Hospitals: $526,000 ($37.58)
    General - Other: $344,000 ($24.58)
    Parks and Recreation: $83,000 ($5.93)
    Regular Highways: $68,000 ($4.86)
    Libraries: $10,000 ($0.71)
  • Current Operations - Hospitals: $115,341,000 ($8241.00)
    Electric Utilities: $25,142,000 ($1796.37)
    Police Protection: $4,295,000 ($306.87)
    Regular Highways: $3,018,000 ($215.63)
    Local Fire Protection: $2,748,000 ($196.34)
    Solid Waste Management: $2,037,000 ($145.54)
    Sewerage: $1,584,000 ($113.18)
    Water Utilities: $1,508,000 ($107.75)
    Financial Administration: $994,000 ($71.02)
    General - Other: $837,000 ($59.80)
    Parks and Recreation: $449,000 ($32.08)
    Libraries: $427,000 ($30.51)
    Central Staff Services: $364,000 ($26.01)
    General Public Buildings: $251,000 ($17.93)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $228,000 ($16.29)
    Housing and Community Development: $157,000 ($11.22)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $130,000 ($9.29)
    Air Transportation: $96,000 ($6.86)
    Health - Other: $10,000 ($0.71)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $9,000 ($0.64)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $584,000 ($41.73)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Hospitals: $6,504,000 ($464.70)
    Water Utilities: $2,399,000 ($171.41)
    Electric Utilities: $2,222,000 ($158.76)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,934,000 ($138.18)
    General - Other: $1,708,000 ($122.03)
    Police Protection: $167,000 ($11.93)
    Libraries: $56,000 ($4.00)
    Local Fire Protection: $40,000 ($2.86)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $29,000 ($2.07)
    Financial Administration: $18,000 ($1.29)
    General Public Building: $18,000 ($1.29)
    Regular Highways: $12,000 ($0.86)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,000 ($0.07)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $139,185,000 ($9944.63)

Greenwood government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Hospital Public: $123,967,000 ($8857.32)
    Sewerage: $3,671,000 ($262.29)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,581,000 ($112.96)
    Other: $16,000 ($1.14)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $621,000 ($44.37)
    Housing and Community Development: $157,000 ($11.22)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $325,000 ($23.22)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $1,382,000 ($98.74)
    Fines and Forfeits: $343,000 ($24.51)
    Sale of Property: $323,000 ($23.08)
    Interest Earnings: $231,000 ($16.50)
    Donations From Private Sources: $127,000 ($9.07)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $28,313,000 ($2022.94)
    Water Utilities: $3,039,000 ($217.13)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $4,471,000 ($319.45)
    Electric Utilities: $2,500,000 ($178.62)
    Other: $1,118,000 ($79.88)
    Sewerage: $995,000 ($71.09)
    Health and Hospitals: $103,000 ($7.36)
  • Tax - Property: $4,875,000 ($348.31)
    Other Selective Sales: $424,000 ($30.29)
    Public Utilities Sales: $271,000 ($19.36)
    Other License: $124,000 ($8.86)

Greenwood government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $53,373,000 ($3813.45)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $43,111,000 ($3080.24)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $11,652,000 ($832.52)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,390,000 ($99.31)

Greenwood government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $67,541,000 ($4825.74)

4.40% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($35,192 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.40%
Mississippi average:

6.54%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Carroll County, MS  0.66% ($30,015 average AGI)
from Shelby County, TN  0.42% ($35,143)
from Sunflower County, MS  0.40% ($23,650)


5.99% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($35,234 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.99%
Mississippi average:

6.87%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Carroll County, MS  0.85% ($38,931 average AGI)
to Shelby County, TN  0.64% ($25,169)
to Sunflower County, MS  0.30% ($25,387)
Businesses in Greenwood, MS
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Lane Furniture1
Ace Hardware1Little Caesars Pizza1
Advance Auto Parts1McDonald's1
AutoZone1New Balance3
Bath & Body Works1Nike5
Best Western1Nissan1
Blockbuster1Payless1
Burger King1Pizza Hut1
CVS1RadioShack1
Chevrolet1Rue211
Church's Chicken1SONIC Drive-In1
Comfort Suites1Sears1
Domino's Pizza1Subway3
FedEx3T-Mobile1
Ford1Taco Bell1
GNC1U-Haul2
H&R Block1UPS4
Hilton1Vans1
Holiday Inn1Waffle House1
JCPenney1Walgreens1
Jones New York1Walmart1
KFC2Wendy's1
La-Z-Boy1

Strongest AM radio stations in Greenwood:

  • WGRM (1240 AM; 1 kW; GREENWOOD, MS; Owner: WILLIS BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WKXG (1540 AM; 1 kW; GREENWOOD, MS; Owner: TELESOUTH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WABG (960 AM; 1 kW; GREENWOOD, MS; Owner: GREENWOOD BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WCPC (940 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, MS; Owner: WCPC BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WCRV (640 AM; 50 kW; COLLIERVILLE, TN; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY/TENNESSEE)
  • WJNT (1180 AM; 50 kW; PEARL, MS; Owner: BUCHANAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WXTN (1000 AM; daytime; 5 kW; LEXINGTON, MS; Owner: BRAD MAURICE COTHRAN)
  • WSJC (810 AM; 50 kW; MAGEE, MS; Owner: FAMILY TALK RADIO)
  • WGSF (1030 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WDIA (1070 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KGHT (880 AM; 50 kW; SHERIDAN, AR; Owner: METROPOLITAN RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • KAAY (1090 AM; 50 kW; LITTLE ROCK, AR; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WMQM (1600 AM; 50 kW; LAKELAND, TN; Owner: WMQM, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Greenwood:

  • WYMX (99.1 FM; GREENWOOD, MS; Owner: TELESOUTH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WGRM-FM (93.9 FM; GREENWOOD, MS; Owner: WILLIS BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WVSD (91.7 FM; ITTA BENA, MS; Owner: MISSISSIPPI VALLEY STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WMAO-FM (90.9 FM; GREENWOOD, MS; Owner: MISSISSIPPI AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • WGNG (106.3 FM; TCHULA, MS; Owner: TEAM BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WGNL (104.3 FM; GREENWOOD, MS; Owner: TEAM BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WTCD (96.9 FM; INDIANOLA, MS; Owner: TELESOUTH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WQXB (100.1 FM; GRENADA, MS; Owner: CHATTERBOX, INC.)
  • WONA-FM (95.1 FM; WINONA, MS; Owner: SOUTHERN ELECTRONICS COMPANY, INC.)
  • WAGR-FM (102.5 FM; LEXINGTON, MS; Owner: BRAD MAURICE COTHRAN)
  • WDTL-FM (92.9 FM; CLEVELAND, MS; Owner: DELTA RADIO, INC.)
  • WRKG (95.3 FM; DREW, MS; Owner: DELTA RADIO, INC.)
  • WOHT (92.3 FM; GRENADA, MS; Owner: CENTURY BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WTGY (95.7 FM; CHARLESTON, MS; Owner: FAMILY WORSHIP CENTER CHURCH, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Greenwood:

  • WABG-TV (Channel 6; GREENWOOD, MS; Owner: MISSISSIPPI BROADCASTING PARTNERS)
  • WMAO-TV (Channel 23; GREENWOOD, MS; Owner: MISSISSIPPI AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • WXVT (Channel 15; GREENVILLE, MS; Owner: SAGA BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • K53FB (Channel 53; EL DORADO, AR; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Greenwood fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 41Number of bridges
  • 1,135ft / 346mTotal length
  • $3,849,711,000Total costs
  • 192,180Total average daily traffic
  • 18,011Total average daily truck traffic
  • 219,070Total future (year 2033) average daily traffic
New bridges in Greenwood, MS - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11920-1929
  • 11930-1939
  • 51950-1959
  • 91960-1969
  • 41970-1979
  • 91980-1989
  • 61990-1999
  • 62000-2009
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Greenwood, MS
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Greenwood)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 144 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 5 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Greenwood, MS)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 38 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 22 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 5 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 29 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Greenwood)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 75 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Greenwood)

2003 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2003 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 145. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 196 took place in 2011, and the least - 93 in 2003. The data has a constant trend.
    Fire incident types in Greenwood, MS When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (39.6%), and Outside Fires (28.8%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Greenwood, MS
    • 91839.6%Structure Fires
    • 66728.8%Outside Fires
    • 53022.9%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 2018.7%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Greenwood, MS

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Greenwood, Mississippi:

  • Comfort Inn - Greenwood, 401 Hwy 82 W, Greenwood, Mississippi 38930 , Phone: (662) 453-5974, Fax: (662) 455-6401
  • Hampton Inn Greenwood, ms, 1815 Hwy 82 W, Greenwood, Mississippi 38930 , Phone: (662) 455-7985, Fax: (662) 455-7986
  • Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites, 401 Clements, Greenwood, Mississippi 38954 , Phone: (662) 455-1885, Fax: (662) 455-1883
  • Americas Best Value Inn And Suites, 621 Hwy 82 W, Greenwood, Mississippi 38930 , Phone: (662) 453-0030, Fax: (662) 453-0948
  • The Alluvian Hotel, 318 Howard St, Greenwood, Mississippi 38930 , Phone: (800) 600-5201
All 5 fire-safe hotels and motels in Greenwood, Mississippi
Most common first names in Greenwood, MS among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary34378.6 years
James31869.4 years
John27275.3 years
Willie24673.3 years
William19571.7 years
Robert16672.1 years
Annie15179.4 years
George12172.8 years
Charles10868.2 years
Elizabeth8379.6 years
Most common last names in Greenwood, MS among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson20074.0 years
Williams19773.9 years
Smith17875.3 years
Jones14471.7 years
Harris11872.2 years
Brown10677.1 years
Davis9671.5 years
Moore9573.4 years
Jackson9375.4 years
Wilson7375.0 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Greenwood, MS
  • 80.7%Utility gas
  • 18.0%Electricity
  • 1.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.4%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Greenwood, MS
  • 66.7%Utility gas
  • 32.0%Electricity
  • 0.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.1%No fuel used


Greenwood compared to Mississippi state average:

  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.

Greenwood on our top lists:

  • #3 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the biggest local government total salary and wages expenses per resident (population 10,000+)"
  • #33 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people taking a taxi to work (population 5,000+)"
  • #33 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest household incomes disparities (population 5,000+)"
  • #34 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of rapes per 100,000 residents, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data (population 5,000+)"
  • #34 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most full-time firefighters per 1000 residents (population 5,000+)"
  • #43 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people born in the same U.S. state as the city (population 5,000+)"
  • #73 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest percentage of single-parent households, population 5,000+"
  • #94 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage population decrease from 2000 (population 5,000+)"
  • #16 (38941) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Scotch-Irish first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #75 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for Obama (Democrat) in the 2012 Presidential Election"
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