Latest Data (2016)
Population 287,027
Nationwide Rank 68

Quick Facts

Greensboro, North Carolina is the 68th largest city in the United States as of 2016.

Greensboro, North Carolina is a city.

Greensboro, North Carolina is as large as it has ever been. In 2016 Greensboro had its largest population ever.

Greensboro, North Carolina is growing moderately quickly. It is growing faster than 78% of similarly sized cities since 2000.

Greensboro, North Carolina Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2016
58 Corpus Christi, Texas 325,733 17.4%
59 Riverside, California 324,722 25.6%
60 Lexington-Fayette, Kentucky 318,449 21.9%
61 St. Louis, Missouri 311,404 -10.2%
62 Stockton, California 307,072 25.5%
63 Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 303,625 -9.0%
64 St. Paul, Minnesota 302,398 5.4%
65 Cincinnati, Ohio 298,800 -9.7%
66 Anchorage, Alaska 298,192 14.4%
67 Henderson, Nevada 292,969 63.4%
68 Greensboro, North Carolina 287,027 25.6%
69 Plano, Texas 286,057 27.5%
70 Newark, New Jersey 281,764 3.3%
71 Lincoln, Nebraska 280,364 23.1%
72 Toledo, Ohio 278,508 -11.2%
73 Orlando, Florida 277,173 42.3%
74 Chula Vista, California 267,172 52.1%
75 Irvine, California 266,122 81.4%
76 Fort Wayne, Indiana 264,488 4.1%
77 Jersey City, New Jersey 264,152 10.0%
78 Durham, North Carolina 263,016 39.2%

Similarly Sized Cities In North Carolina

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2016
41 Raleigh 458,880 58.1%
68 Greensboro 287,027 25.6%
78 Durham 263,016 39.2%
89 Winston-Salem 242,203 19.7%
110 Fayetteville 204,759 2.6%
158 Cary 162,320 66.6%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2016 287,027 68
2015 285,342 68
2014 282,586 67
2013 279,639 68
2012 277,080 69
2011 273,456 69
2010 269,666 69
2009 255,124 73
2008 251,179 74
2007 245,767 75
2006 240,533 74
2005 236,449 77
2004 233,359 78
2003 232,456 78
2002 231,415 78
2001 230,295 77
2000 228,518 75
1990 191,591 83
1970 144,076 94
1960 119,574 100