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Greenwood, Minnesota - Basic Facts

The City of Greenwood had a population of 677 as of July 1, 2016. Greenwood ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Minnesota. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Greenwood is located at latitude 44.9053 and longitude -93.5503 in Hennepin County. The formal boundaries for the City of Greenwood (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.36 sq. miles and a water area of 0.25 sq. miles. Hennepin County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 942 feet.

The City of Greenwood (GNIS ID: 2394245) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

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

Alternate Unofficial Names for Greenwood: City of Greenwood.

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Greenwood, MN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 677
Population in Households 655
Population in Familes 455
Population in Group Qrtrs 22
Population Density1 1,886
Diversity Index2 31


Total Households 284
Average Household Size 2.31
Family Households 143
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 327 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 122 (37.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 162 (49.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 43 (13.1%)
Median Home Value $683,036
Average Home Value $735,331


Median Household Income $61,366
Average Household Income $111,815
Per Capita Income $54,373
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.26% 0.09%
Households -0.33% 0.07%
Families -6.86% 0.0%
Median Household Income   2.04%
Per Capita Income   2.07%
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.

Greenwood, MN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Greenwood to the other 905 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Minnesota 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 # 441 51st
Population Density1 # 85 91st
Diversity Index2 # 148 84th
Median Household Income # 219 76th
Per Capita Income # 23 98th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Minnesota Census Data Comparison Tool.