Greendale, WI

Greendale profile

Living in Greendale

Greendale is a somewhat small village located in the state of Wisconsin. With a population of 14,143 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Greendale is the 58th largest community in Wisconsin.

Unlike some villages where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Greendale is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Greendale is a village of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Greendale who work in office and administrative support (15.13%), sales jobs (13.44%), and healthcare (9.26%).

Also of interest is that Greendale has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

The education level of Greendale ranks among the highest in the nation. Of the 25-and-older adult population in Greendale, 46.34% have at least a bachelor's degree. The typical US community has just 21.84% of its adults holding a bachelor's degree or graduate degree.

The per capita income in Greendale in 2018 was $39,542, which is wealthy relative to Wisconsin and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $158,168 for a family of four. However, Greendale contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Greendale is a somewhat ethnically-diverse village. The people who call Greendale home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Greendale residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Greendale include German, Polish, Irish, Norwegian, and Italian.

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