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    from Swift Transportation - 4 days ago
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    USA Trucks - Greenwood, MS

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Greenwood, Mississippi

Greenwood is situated in Leflore County, Mississippi at the eastern edge of the Mississippi Delta, approximately 96 miles north of Jackson, Mississippi, and 130 miles south of Memphis, Tennessee. The population was 18,425 at the 2000 census. It is the county seat of Leflore County and the principal city of the Greenwood Micropolitan Statistical Area. The Tallahatchie River and the Yalobusha River meet at Greenwood to form the Yazoo River. Greenwood is the gateway to the Delta and has an array of things to do, places to visit, shopping and dining, and lodging options. It is home to such corporations as Viking Range Corp., Milwaukee Electric Tool Company, Staplcotn , America's Catch ,Heartland Catfish , Balkamp and more. Greenwood is alive with cultural opportunities, including live blues music, live theater productions, museum exhibits, offerings of various art and culinary classes and much more.

Greenwood Careers

Among the most common occupations in Greenwood are Management, professional, and related occupations, 28%; Sales and office occupations, 21%; and Production, transportation, and material moving occupations, 20%. Approximately 65 percent of workers in Greenwood, Mississippi work for companies, 18 percent work for the government and 5 percent are self-employed.

Greenwood Industries

The leading industries in Greenwood, Mississippi are Educational, health and social services, 22%; Manufacturing, 16%; and Retail trade, 10%. Simply Hired's Greenwood job listings indicate that the following industries in Greenwood are hiring the most workers:

Greenwood Job Salaries

According to government data, the average salary for jobs in Greenwood, Mississippi is $22,922, and the median income of households in Greenwood was $21,867.

Average Salaries in Greenwood, MS

Greenwood, MS


According to our Greenwood Trends data, the number of Greenwood, Mississippi jobs has increased by 250% since October 2013.
Greenwood job trends

Greenwood Employment Statistics

Population of Greenwood
Total population 18,425
Male 45.72%
Female 54.28%
Median age 31.7
Greenwood Housing
Owner-occupied homes 49.3%
Median cost of a home $64,100
Median mortgage payment $400
Renter-occupied homes 50.7%
Vacant housing 8.6%
Median monthly rent $336
Average Income
Median for all male full-time $27,267
Median for all female full-time $18,578
Household Income
Less than $10,000 26%
$10,000 to $14,999 12%
$15,000 to $24,999 17%
$25,000 to $34,999 13%
$35,000 to $49,999 12%
$50,000 to $74,999 10%
$75,000 to $99,999 5%
$100,000 to $149,999 4%
$150,000 to $199,999 1%
$200,000 or more 1%
Less than 9th grade 14%
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 21%
High school graduate 26%
Some college, no degree 18%
Associate's degree 4%
Bachelor's degree 12%
Graduate degree 6%
Marital Status
Never married 39%
Currently married 37%
Separated 6%
Widowed 9%
Divorced 9%
White 33%
Black or African American 66%
Asian 1%
Other 0%
Greenwood Commute
Carpool 16.8%
Public transportation 2.2%
Average travel time 14 minutes