Greenfield 80 Exceptional
Greenfield Livability #146 ranked city in Wisconsin#3,481 ranked city in the USARanks better than 88% of areas
A+ Greenfield Amenities Lots of amenities close to this location
C+ Greenfield Cost of Living Cost of living is 1% lower than Wisconsin
Greenfield
955% less expensive than the US average
Wisconsin
964% less expensive than the US average
United States
100National cost of living index
Greenfield cost of living
B Greenfield Crime Total crime is 41% higher than Wisconsin
Total crime
2,6111% higher than the US average
Chance of being a victim
1 in 391% higher than the US average
Year-over-year crime
-14%Year over year crime is down
Greenfield crime
C- Greenfield Employment Household income is 5% lower than Wisconsin
Median household income
$52,0756% lower than the US average
Income per capita
$31,0274% higher than the US average
Unemployment rate
3%28% lower than the US average
Greenfield employment
D Greenfield Housing Home value is 2% higher than Wisconsin
Median home value
$170,6008% lower than the US average
Median rent price
$8817% lower than the US average
Home ownership
57%10% lower than the US average
Greenfield real estate or Greenfield rentals
C- Greenfield Schools HS graduation rate is 1% higher than Wisconsin
High school grad. rates
89%7% higher than the US average
School test scores
49%1% lower than the US average
Student teacher ratio
16:12% higher than the US average
Greenfield K-12 schools
A- Greenfield User Ratings There are a total of 3 ratings in Greenfield
Overall user rating
77% 3 total ratings
User reviews rating
80% 1 total reviews
User surveys rating
74% 2 total surveys
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Living in Greenfield, WI

Located in the state of Wisconsin, Greenfield is a medium-sized city with a population of 37,070 people. Greenfield has a population density of 3,215 people per square mile. This would be considered well above the national population density level. If we look at the most recent Census, Greenfield is known to have a predominantly White population. The next two most common races are Asian and Black. If finding a family friendly city is important to you, look no further. With more than 75% of the population considered married and 67% with kids under the age of 18, Greenfield could be considered a very suitable city for families.

Whether you’re moving to a new area to be closer to family, friends or for a new job, living in Greenfield could be a positive experience compared to other cities in Wisconsin if you know where to search. Using the livability score which includes data from categories like cost of living, employment, housing, you can easily compare the best places to live in Greenfield and also determine if there are any nearby cities that might be a better match for your lifestyle. You can also compare Greenfield to Wisconsin and the national average.

Greenfield has a livability score of 74 out of 100 and is ranked #167 in Wisconsin and #6,421 in the USA. There are seven total categories that generate the livability score. Greenfield scores well for amenities (A+) and crime (B-). On a more negative note, Greenfield does not have favorable ranks for the following: weather (D-) and housing (D). If we take a look at the data, we can find out why.

Based on the proximity of local amenities like grocery stores, restaurants, coffee shops, parks, librairies, etc., Greenfield has received a higher than average score for its local amenities. If you’re planning on relocating and making this area your permanent home, it’s nice to know that there is an ample amount of amenities and things to do within walking distance or a short drive.

There are many factors that go into deciding if an area is the right fit for your lifestyle. Certain “must haves” like low crime, great schools and nearby amenities are all at the top of most people's lists. But before even considering if those options are available, most people will need to know if the real estate in Greenfield is actually affordable. Median real estate prices in Greenfield come in at $170,600, which is 2.2% higher than the Wisconsin average. The home price to income ratio compares the median home prices to the median household income. In Greenfield, the home price to income ratio is 3.3, which is 6.5% higher than the Wisconsin average. For most people, purchasing a new home is the biggest investment they will make in their lifetime. Taking a look at overall real estate appreciation rates in Greenfield will offer some insight into determining if your home purchase will be a solid investment for years to come. In Greenfield, the year-over-year appreciation rates were 4.8%, and the 5 year appreciation rates came in at 4.2%.

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      Source: The Greenfield, WI data and statistics displayed above are derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).