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Greenwood is a city in Johnson County, in the Indianapolis metro area.
The community was named for Samuel Greenwood, who platted the community in 1872
The latitude of Greenwood is 39.613N. The longitude is -86.106W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 804 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 39,545.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Greenwood demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Johnson 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 46142 ZIP code.
27% of Greenwood residents report German ancestry, and 14% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Greenwood ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Greenwood was $23,003, compared with $21,587 nationally.
24% of Greenwood residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Historic districts in Greenwood include Greenwood Commercial Historic District ... View historic districts
Median rent in Greenwood, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $528. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,059.
Libraries in Greenwood include Greenwood Public Library, White River Library ... View libraries
Johnson County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Greenwood political report.
The average commute time for Greenwood workers is 24 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 6 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Greenwood between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 1.7 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
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