Greenwood, Indiana


Greenwood, Indiana

Infobox Settlement
official_name = City of Greenwood, Indiana
settlement_type = City
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map_caption = Location in the state of Indiana


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subdivision_type = Country
subdivision_name = United States
subdivision_type1 = State
subdivision_name1 = Indiana
subdivision_type2 = County
subdivision_name2 = Johnson
government_type =
leader_title = Mayor
leader_name = Charles E. Henderson (R)
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area_magnitude = 1 E7
area_total_km2 = 37.0
area_land_km2 = 37.0
area_water_km2 = 0.0
population_as_of = 2000
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population_total = 36037
population_density_km2 = 975.0
timezone = EST
utc_offset = -5
timezone_DST = EDT
utc_offset_DST = -4
area_total_sq_mi = 14.3
area_land_sq_mi = 14.3
area_water_sq_mi = 0.0
elevation_m = 245
elevation_ft = 804
latd = 39 |latm = 36 |lats = 41 |latNS = N
longd = 86 |longm = 07 |longs = 05 |longEW = W
website = [http://www.greenwood.in.gov] www.greenwood.in.gov
postal_code_type = ZIP codes
postal_code = 46142-46143
area_code = 317
blank_name = FIPS code
blank_info = 18-29898GR|2
blank1_name = GNIS feature ID
blank1_info = 0435464GR|3
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Greenwood is a city in Johnson County, Indiana, United States. The population was 36,037 at the 2000 census and 42,236 at the 2005 update. A 2007 special census found the population to be 47,736. It is home to the rapidly growing Greenwood Park Mall.

Geography

Greenwood is located at coor dms|39|36|41|N|86|7|5|W|city (39.611283, -86.118093)GR|1.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 14.3 square miles (37.0 km²), all of it land.

Demographics

As of the censusGR|2 of 2000, there were 36,037 people, 14,931 households, and 9,600 families residing in the city. The population density was 2,524.8 people per square mile (975.0/km²). There were 16,042 housing units at an average density of 1,123.9/sq mi (434.0/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 96.54% White, 0.44% African American, 0.19% Native American, 1.36% Asian, 0.04% Pacific Islander, 0.69% from other races, and 0.74% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.91% of the population.

There were 14,931 households out of which 32.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 51.0% were married couples living together, 9.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 35.7% were non-families. 29.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 9.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.37 and the average family size was 2.97.

In the city the population was spread out with 25.3% under the age of 18, 9.6% from 18 to 24, 32.1% from 25 to 44, 20.7% from 45 to 64, and 12.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 34 years. For every 100 females there were 91.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 87.6 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $46,176, and the median income for a family was $57,298. Males had a median income of $40,291 versus $28,936 for females. The per capita income for the city was $23,003. About 4.6% of families and 7.0% of the population were below the poverty line, including 8.5% of those under age 18 and 9.4% of those age 65 or over.

Notable residents and former residents

*Colonel Harland Sanders - Founder, Kentucky Fried Chicken [http://www.obituariestoday.com/Obituaries/ObitShow.cfm?Obituary_ID=29103]
*Michael Z. Williamson - Science-fiction author
*Carlos Diaz - TV/Radio Personality
*Aaron John Waltke - Former Guinness World Record Holder, "Most T-Shirts Worn At Once"

References

External links

* [http://www.greenwood.in.gov] City of Greenwood
* Greenwood Park Mall


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