Greenacres city, FL Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Greenacres city, Florida - Basic Facts

The City of Greenacres had a population of 39,452 as of July 1, 2016. Greenacres city ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Florida. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Greenacres city is located at latitude 26.6276 and longitude -80.1372 in Palm Beach County. The formal boundaries for the City of Greenacres (see map below) encompass a land area of 5.87 sq. miles and a water area of 0.04 sq. miles.

The City of Greenacres (GNIS ID: 2403738) 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.

Florida is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Greenacres is located within Lake Worth CCD of Palm Beach County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Greenacres city population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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Greenacres city, FL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 39,452
Population in Households 39,367
Population in Familes 31,032
Population in Group Qrtrs 85
Population Density1 6,724
Diversity Index2 77


Total Households 14,724
Average Household Size 2.67
Family Households 9,518
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 17,792 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 9,155 (51.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 5,569 (31.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 3,068 (17.2%)
Median Home Value $119,256
Average Home Value $157,690


Median Household Income $41,182
Average Household Income $55,255
Per Capita Income $20,787
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.78% 0.99%
Households 0.37% 0.78%
Families 0.14% 0.7%
Median Household Income   2.95%
Per Capita Income   1.41%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood 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.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Greenacres city, FL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Greenacres city to the other 919 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Florida by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 91 90th
Population Density1 # 63 93rd
Diversity Index2 # 59 94th
Median Household Income # 573 38th
Per Capita Income # 635 31st

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