Greenfield is a medium-sized city located in the state of California. With a population of 17,516 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Greenfield is the 336th largest community in California.
Housing costs in Greenfield are among some of the highest in the nation, although real estate prices here don't compare to real estate prices in the most expensive communities in California.
When you are in Greenfield, you'll notice that it is more blue-collar than most other communities in America. 58.78% of Greenfield’s employed work in blue-collar jobs, while America averages only 27.7% that do. Overall, Greenfield is a city of farmers, fishers, or foresters, sales and office workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Greenfield who work in farm management occupations (34.50%), office and administrative support (8.72%), and sales jobs (7.07%).
Greenfield ranks among the bottom of the nation in terms of college education compared to other cities and towns: only 5.19% of people over 25 have a college degree.
The per capita income in Greenfield in 2018 was $15,636, which is low income relative to California and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $62,544 for a family of four. However, Greenfield contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Greenfield is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Greenfield home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. People of Hispanic or Latino origin are the most prevalent group in Greenfield, accounting for 91.07% of the city’s residents (people of Hispanic or Latino origin can be of any race). The greatest number of Greenfield residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Greenfield include English, German, Irish, French, and Italian.
Foreign born people are also an important part of Greenfield's cultural character, accounting for 40.70% of the city’s population.
The most common language spoken in Greenfield is Spanish. Other important languages spoken here include English and Italian.