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Greenfield is a city in Hancock County, in the Indianapolis metro area.
It is the county seat.
The community was named for John Green, settler.
[NOTE: This is not the only community in Indiana named Greenfield. For links to other places called Greenfield, IN, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Greenfield is 39.785N. The longitude is -85.769W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 883 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 15,721.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Greenfield demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Hancock County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Indianapolis area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 46140 ZIP code.
26% of Greenfield residents report German ancestry, and 12% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Greenfield ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Greenfield was $22,509, compared with $21,587 nationally.
19% of Greenfield residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Historic districts in Greenfield include Greenfield Courthouse Square Historic District ... View historic districts
Median rent in Greenfield, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $526. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $940.
Libraries in Greenfield include Hancock County Public Library ... View libraries
Hancock County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Greenfield political report.
The average commute time for Greenfield workers is 24 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 2 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Greenfield between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 1.4 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
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