Greenacres, FL

Greenacres profile

Living in Greenacres

Greenacres is a medium-sized city located in the state of Florida. With a population of 43,990 people and 14 constituent neighborhoods, Greenacres is the 76th largest community in Florida.

Unlike some cities, Greenacres isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Greenacres are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Greenacres is a city of service providers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Greenacres who work in office and administrative support (13.58%), sales jobs (10.95%), and maintenance occupations (9.03%).

In Greenacres, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 30.83 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.

The citizens of Greenacres are slightly better educated than the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns, with 22.47% of adults in Greenacres having a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Greenacres in 2018 was $25,249, which is lower middle income relative to Florida, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $100,996 for a family of four. However, Greenacres contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Greenacres is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Greenacres 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 Greenacres, accounting for 42.05% of the city’s residents (people of Hispanic or Latino origin can be of any race). The greatest number of Greenacres residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Greenacres include Haitian, Italian, Irish, German, and Jamaican.

Foreign born people are also an important part of Greenacres's cultural character, accounting for 38.71% of the city’s population.

The most common language spoken in Greenacres is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and French.