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A+ Greenville Amenities Lots of amenities close to this location
A Greenville Cost of Living Cost of living is 12% lower than Texas
8020% less expensive than the US average
919% less expensive than the US average
United States
100National cost of living index
Greenville cost of living
D+ Greenville Crime Total crime is 3% lower than Texas
Total crime
2,9055% higher than the US average
Chance of being a victim
1 in 355% higher than the US average
Year-over-year crime
-24%Year over year crime is down
Greenville crime
F Greenville Employment Household income is 32% lower than Texas
Median household income
$37,30433% lower than the US average
Income per capita
$19,77934% lower than the US average
Unemployment rate
6%35% higher than the US average
Greenville employment
F Greenville Housing Home value is 45% lower than Texas
Median home value
$78,70057% lower than the US average
Median rent price
$75820% lower than the US average
Home ownership
53%17% lower than the US average
Greenville real estate or Greenville rentals
B Greenville Schools HS graduation rate is 3% lower than Texas
High school grad. rates
76%9% lower than the US average
School test scores
63%29% higher than the US average
Student teacher ratio
14:111% lower than the US average
Greenville K-12 schools or Greenville colleges

Living in Greenville, TX

Located in the state of Texas, Greenville is a medium-sized city with a population of 26,303 residents. Greenville has a high percentage of people who are married with children when compared to the rest of the country. In total, more than 70% of the population is classified as married and 59% have kids. If you are not a fan of long commutes, you will enjoy living in Greenville. With average one way commute time of only 21 minutes, getting to and from work is a breeze compared to the national average of 26 minutes.

Without the right tools, moving to any new city can be very stressful and challenging. Living in Greenville, Texas could be a great experience for anyone who puts in the time 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 amenities, crime, cost of living, housing and other important metrics.

With a livability score of 75/100, Greenville is ranked #5,496 in the United States and #813 in Texas. Based on this score, Greenville would be considered a very livable city! Based on the rankings for each individual category, Greenville has been rewarded with high marks for amenities (A+), cost of living (A), weather (B) and education (B). There is at least one category that did not score well in Greenville. The following was graded with a concerning score: crime (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.

Greenville real estate prices and overall affordability will play a huge role in determining if the area is the right fit for you. Of course there are probably some other items on your “wish list”, but even before they are considered, let’s take a look at the home prices and affordability in Greenville. The median home price for Greenville homes is $78,700, which is 44.8% lower than the Texas average. If we take a closer look at the affordability of homes in Greenville, we’ll see that the home price to income ratio is 2.1, which is 19.2% lower than the Texas average. Year over year appreciation rates for homes in the Greenville area were 21.1% and the 5 year appreciation rates came in at 3.4%. Why is this important? Knowing the appreciation rates for any area is a quick and easy way to determine if you will see a solid return on your investment.

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Compare Greenville, TX Livability To Other Cities

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A little bit of Mayberry

Greenville is wonderful place to live, with a somewhat laid back attitude, lots of friendly folks and on a trajectory of growth and improvement! You get anywhere you want to go within Greenville in less than 10 minutes. The big city of Dallas is less than an hour away. In our historic downtown, two new wineries and several new restaurants are moving our revitalization forward. Architecture ranges from Victorian-era to Art Deco. The 1930s Texan Theater is undergoing a multi-million dollar restoration which will accommodate dinner theater, live music and classic films. Our 1,700 seat Municipal Auditorium brings in musical performances ranging from the Dallas Symphony to country legends like Merle Haggard, Ronnie Milsap and Don Williams. Whether you're looking for a place in the country, a downtown loft or a modern subdivision, prices are lower in Greenville that the surrounding areas. Greenville is a great place to visit and a great place to live.
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Source: The Greenville, TX data and statistics displayed above are derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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