Latest Data (2017)
Population 290,222
Nationwide Rank 68

Quick Facts

Greensboro, North Carolina is the 68th largest city in the United States as of 2017.

Greensboro, North Carolina is a city.

Greensboro, North Carolina is as large as it has ever been. In 2017 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
2000-2017
58 Riverside, California 327,728 26.8%
59 Corpus Christi, Texas 325,605 17.4%
60 Lexington-Fayette, Kentucky 321,959 23.2%
61 Stockton, California 310,496 26.9%
62 St. Louis, Missouri 308,626 -11.0%
63 St. Paul, Minnesota 306,621 6.9%
64 Henderson, Nevada 302,539 68.7%
65 Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 302,407 -9.3%
66 Cincinnati, Ohio 301,301 -9.0%
67 Anchorage, Alaska 294,356 12.9%
68 Greensboro, North Carolina 290,222 27.0%
69 Plano, Texas 286,143 27.6%
70 Newark, New Jersey 285,154 4.5%
71 Lincoln, Nebraska 284,736 25.0%
72 Orlando, Florida 280,257 43.9%
73 Irvine, California 277,453 89.1%
74 Toledo, Ohio 276,491 -11.8%
75 Jersey City, New Jersey 270,753 12.8%
76 Chula Vista, California 270,471 54.0%
77 Durham, North Carolina 267,743 41.7%
78 Fort Wayne, Indiana 265,904 4.7%

Similarly Sized Cities In North Carolina

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
41 Raleigh 464,758 60.1%
68 Greensboro 290,222 27.0%
77 Durham 267,743 41.7%
89 Winston-Salem 244,605 20.9%
109 Fayetteville 209,889 5.2%
157 Cary 165,904 70.3%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2017 290,222 68
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