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Greenfield, Iowa - Basic Facts

The City of Greenfield had a population of 1,927 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Greenfield is located at latitude 41.3056 and longitude -94.4592 in Adair County. The formal boundaries for the City of Greenfield (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.81 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Adair County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,375 feet.

The City of Greenfield (GNIS ID: 2394989) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The City of Greenfield is located within Township of Greenfield, a minor civil division (MCD) of Adair County.

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Greenfield, IA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 1,927
Population in Households 1,895
Population in Familes 1,445
Population in Group Qrtrs 32
Population Density2 1,063
Diversity Index3 12


Median Household Income $46,914
Average Household Income $61,794
Per Capita Income $28,066


Total Housing Units 999 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 652 (65.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 221 (22.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 126 (12.6%)
Median Home Value $91,867
Average Home Value $122,741


Total Households 873
Average Household Size 2.17
Family Households 522
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population -0.34% -0.73%
Households -0.29% -0.72%
Families -0.34% -0.82%
Median Household Income   1.52%
Per Capita Income   1.9%

Greenfield, IA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Greenfield to the other 1,009 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Iowa by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 172 83rd
Population Density # 268 74th
Diversity Index # 396 61st
Median Household Income # 821 19th
Per Capita Income # 559 45th

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