Greenville 57 Poor
Greenville Livability #293 ranked city in Mississippi#24,895 ranked city in the USARanks better than 15% of areas
A+ Greenville Amenities Lots of amenities close to this location
A Greenville Cost of Living Cost of living is 4% lower than Mississippi
7921% less expensive than the US average
8218% less expensive than the US average
United States
100National cost of living index
Greenville cost of living
D- Greenville Crime Total crime is 34% higher than Mississippi
Total crime
3,19736% higher than the US average
Chance of being a victim
1 in 3236% higher than the US average
Year-over-year crime
-10%Year over year crime is down
Greenville crime
F Greenville Employment Household income is 33% lower than Mississippi
Median household income
$27,34451% lower than the US average
Income per capita
$17,65541% lower than the US average
Unemployment rate
12%159% higher than the US average
Greenville employment
F Greenville Housing Home value is 29% lower than Mississippi
Median home value
$75,10059% lower than the US average
Median rent price
$64632% lower than the US average
Home ownership
53%17% lower than the US average
Greenville real estate or Greenville rentals
F Greenville Schools HS graduation rate is 6% lower than Mississippi
High school grad. rates
72%13% lower than the US average
School test scores
27%45% lower than the US average
Student teacher ratio
19:119% higher than the US average
Greenville K-12 schools
F Greenville User Ratings There are a total of 9 ratings in Greenville
Overall user rating
41% 9 total ratings
User reviews rating
40% 3 total reviews
User surveys rating
43% 6 total surveys
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      Living in Greenville, MS

      Greenville, Mississippi is a mid-sized city with a population of 32,612 residents. According to Census, the majority (80%) of Greenville residents identify as Black or African American followed by 18% White and 1% Asian. Single men and women might be happy to hear that in CityName, only Greenville% of the population is married.

      Without the right tools, relocating to any new city can be very stressful and challenging. Living in Greenville, Mississippi could be a good experience for anyone who puts in the effort to do the research required. Finding the best places to live in Greenville and nearby areas is a much easier task when you can rely on information and data from the livability score, which includes crime, cost of living, weather, education, housing and other important metrics.

      Greenville has a livability score of 61 out of 100 and is ranked #266 in Mississippi and #22,695 in the USA. There are seven total categories that create the livability score. Greenville scores well for amenities (A+), cost of living (A-) and weather (B-). There is at least one category that does not have great scores in Greenville. The following was graded with a concerning score: crime (F), education (F), employment (F) and housing (F).

      Location, location, location - possibly the three most important words in your search for a new place to live. Fortunately, in Greenville, there is no shortage of amazing local amenities and interesting things to do. Some of the notable things to do include: Mississippi Delta, Winterville Mounds, and River Road Queen Welcome Center.

      Assuming that Greenville meets all of your requirements, the next most important item to examine is the affordability of real estate in Greenville. Everything else becomes a lot less important if it turns out that home prices in Greenville are simply unattainable. Median real estate prices in Greenville come in at $75,100, which is 28.9% lower than the Mississippi average. The home price to income ratio compares the median home prices to the median household income. In Greenville, the home price to income ratio is 2.8, which is 7.7% higher than the Mississippi average.

      Greenville transportation information

      Average one way commute15min24min26min
      Workers who drive to work85.2%84.7%76.4%
      Workers who carpool11.0%9.7%9.3%
      Workers who take public transit0.5%0.4%5.1%
      Workers who bicycle0.2%0.1%0.6%
      Workers who walk0.6%1.5%2.8%
      Working from home1.6%2.2%4.6%

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      Monthly costs include: fuel, maintenance, tires, insurance, license fees, taxes, depreciation, and financing.
      Source: The Greenville, MS data and statistics displayed above are derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).