Greensboro, NC: What you need to know

Greensboro, NC, located 90 minutes from Raleigh, is packed with places to grow and play. Greensboro is home to the University of North Carolina-Greenboro and North Carolina A&T State University, as well as a growing health-care industry. Canoeing and kayaking, galleries, attractions, and events like the Carolina Film and Video Festival keep people active and entertained. This Top 10 Green City also features the Proximity hotel, known as the “greenest hotel in America.”

Greensboro, NC City Profile

Quick Facts

Population 279,427
Median Age 35
Median Household Income $41,628
Median Home Price $147,500
Walkscore 28

Greensboro, NC Rankings

Greensboro , NC Real Estate

From scenic views to great local attractions, Greensboro has it all.

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Greensboro is an ideal place for settling down and hosts many crowd-drawing events throughout the year.

Greensboro , NC Business and Economy

Greensboro , NC Schools

Many area colleges are making a major impact on the local economy.

Greensboro, NC Demographics

Population By Gender

  Male 46.8%
  Female 53.2%

Total Employed Armed Forces: 298
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Median Population

Median Age 34.6%
Age 18 Over 77.9%
Age 21 Over 72.1%
Age 62 Over 15.9%
Age 65 Over 12.6%


  Ethnicity White 48.4%
  Ethnicity Black 42.1%
  Ethnicity Asian 4%
  Ethnicity Hawaiian 0.1%
  Ethnicity Hispanic 7.4%
  Ethnicity Indian 0.4%
  Ethnicity Other 2.9%


  Median Household Income $41,628
  Median Home Price $147,500
  Homes Owned 48.8%
  Homes Rent 51.2%
  Median Property Rent $766


  English Only 86.9%
  English Other 13.1%

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Commute Types

  Walked 1.9%
  Worked at Home 4.7%
  Public Transportation 1.7%
  Other Means 1.3%
  Drove Alone 81.6%
  Carpooled 8.9%

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