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Greenfield, California - Basic Facts

The City of Greenfield had a population of 17,493 as of July 1, 2018. Greenfield ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in California. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Greenfield is located at latitude 36.3234 and longitude -121.2448 in Monterey County. The formal boundaries for the City of Greenfield (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.13 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Monterey County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 289 feet.

The City of Greenfield (GNIS ID: 2410657) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

California is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Greenfield is located within Greenfield CCD of Monterey County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Greenfield population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2018.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Greenfield: Clarke City.

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Greenfield, CA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 17,493
Population in Households 17,465
Population in Familes 15,722
Population in Group Qrtrs 28
Population Density2 8,193
Diversity Index3 89


Median Household Income $51,638
Average Household Income $65,921
Per Capita Income $14,024


Total Housing Units 3,982 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,857 (46.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,812 (45.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 312 ( 7.8%)
Median Home Value $283,984
Average Home Value $363,940


Total Households 3,670
Average Household Size 4.76
Family Households 3,276
Average Family Size 5
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.84% 0.73%
Households 0.72% 0.69%
Families 0.67% 0.7%
Median Household Income   2.96%
Per Capita Income   3.12%

Greenfield, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Greenfield to the other 1,516 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in California by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 377 75th
Population Density # 98 94th
Diversity Index # 53 96th
Median Household Income # 958 37th
Per Capita Income # 1402 8th

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