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Greenville, Rhode Island

Greenville is a town located in Providence County, Rhode Island. As of the 2000 census, the town had a total population of 8,626.

Geography Greenville is located at 41°52'36" North, 71°33'12" West (41.876749, -71.553375)1.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 14.9 km² (5.8 mi²). 13.5 km² (5.2 mi²) of it is land and 1.4 km² (0.5 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 9.39% water.

Demographics As of the census of 2000, there are 8,626 people, 3,302 households, and 2,314 families residing in the town. The population density is 639.3/km² (1,654.7/mi²). There are 3,418 housing units at an average density of 253.3/km² (655.7/mi²). The racial makeup of the town is 98.47% White, 0.28% African American, 0.20% Native American, 0.51% Asian, 0.02% Pacific Islander, 0.06% from other races, and 0.46% from two or more races. 0.58% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 3,302 households out of which 30.0% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 59.3% are married couples living together, 7.9% have a female householder with no husband present, and 29.9% are non-families. 27.0% of all households are made up of individuals and 17.1% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.49 and the average family size is 3.05.

In the town the population is spread out with 21.7% under the age of 18, 5.4% from 18 to 24, 25.4% from 25 to 44, 25.2% from 45 to 64, and 22.3% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 44 years. For every 100 females there are 86.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 80.1 males.

The median income for a household in the town is $56,036, and the median income for a family is $66,832. Males have a median income of $49,671 versus $31,545 for females. The per capita income for the town is $24,770. 3.2% of the population and 1.6% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total people living in poverty, 1.7% are under the age of 18 and 8.1% are 65 or older.

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