About Greenfield

The City of Greenfield is located in the heart of the Salinas Valley, formed by the Gabilan Mountains range to the east and the Santa Lucia Mountains range to the west. Greenfield is, approximately 135 miles south of San Francisco, 95 miles south of San Jose and 60 miles north of Paso Robles. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 2.1 square miles (5.4 km2), all of it land.

The climate for Greenfield is moderate with average temperatures around 50 degrees in winter and about 70 degrees in summer. High temperatures may reach the low 90s during mid-summer. Most rain falls between October and March; there are 14-20 inches of rain annually.


Wineries in the Area


Due to its location near California's Central Coast, the area is filled with rich soil and desirable climate, ideal for many agricultural and wine companies. Some of the Vineyards and Wineries located nearby include:
  • Chalone
  • Estancia
  • Graff Family Vineyard
  • Hahn Estates Smith and Hook
  • Hess Select
  • J.Lohr
  • Kendall-Jackson
  • Paraiso Vineyards
  • Pisoni Vineyards
  • San Saba
  • Scheid Vineyards
  • The Michaud Vineyard
  • Ventana

Census Information


The 2010 United States Census reported that Greenfield had a population of 17,930. The population density was 7,647.9 people per square mile (2,952.9/km²). The racial makeup of Greenfield was:
  • 13 (0.1%) Pacific Islander
  • 179 (1.1%) Asian
  • 183 (1.1%) African American
  • 648 (4.0%) from two or more races
  • 878 (5.4%) Native American
  • 5,976 (36.6%) White
  • 8,453 (51.8%) from other races
  • 14,917 (91.3%) Hispanic or Latino
The Census reported that 17,930 people (99.8% of the population) lived in households, 29 (0.2%) lived in non-institutionalized group quarters. There were 3,460 households, out of which 2,358 (68.2%) had children under the age of 18 living in them, 2,273 (65.7%) were opposite-sex married couples living together, 526 (15.2%) had a female householder with no husband present, 301 (8.7%) had a male householder with no wife present.

There were 251 (7.3%) unmarried opposite-sex partnerships, and 22 (0.6%) same-sex married couples or partnerships. 282 households (8.2%) were made up of individuals and 115 (3.3%) had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 4.71. There were 3,100 families (89.6% of all households); the average family size was 4.72.