Nationwide Claims to Fame

Greensboro is 50th out of 5,266 other cities in Retail sales

Statewide Claims to Fame

Greensboro is 3rd in North Carolina out of 115 other cities in Retail accommodation and food service sales

Greensboro is 3rd in North Carolina out of 121 other cities in Total businesses (including small businesses)

Greensboro is 3rd in North Carolina out of 123 other cities in Retail sales

Greensboro is 3rd in North Carolina out of 132 other cities in Current population (2012)

Greensboro is 3rd in North Carolina out of 145 other cities in Households

Greensboro is 3rd in North Carolina out of 145 other cities in Housing units

Greensboro is 5th in North Carolina out of 145 other cities in Size in square miles

Greensboro is 11th in North Carolina out of 145 other cities in Units inside multi-unit buildings

Greensboro is 14th in North Carolina out of 145 other cities in Population density (people per sqmi)

Greensboro is 17th in North Carolina out of 145 other cities in Race - Asian

Greensboro, North Carolina Border Map - Phone Size

General Demographics

Size Demographics

Size Demographics
Greensboro Rank North Carolina US
Current population (2012) 277,080 3rd 9,752,073 313,914,040
Size in square miles 126.5 5th 48,617.9 3,531,905.4
Population density (people per sqmi) 2,131.5 14th 196.1 87.4

People Demographics

Age Demographics
Greensboro Rank North Carolina US
Residents younger than 5 6.5% 84th 6.4% 6.4%
Residents younger than 18 22.7% 105th 23.4% 23.5%
Residents 65 or older 11.5% 97th 13.8% 13.7%
Education Demographics
Greensboro Rank North Carolina US
Residents with high school diploma (older than 25) 87.1% 70th 84.1% 85.4%
Residents with college degree (older than 25) 35.0% 42nd 26.5% 28.2%
Race Demographics
Greensboro Rank North Carolina US
Race - White 48.4% 125th 71.9% 77.9%
Race - Black or African American 40.6% 23rd 22.0% 13.1%
Race - American Indian or Alaska Native 0.5% 63rd 1.5% 1.2%
Race - Asian 4.0% 17th 2.5% 5.1%
Race - Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.1% 28th 0.1% 0.2%
Race - Two or More 2.6% 34th 2.0% 2.4%
Race - Hispanic or Latino 7.5% 58th 8.7% 16.9%
Race - White, not Hispanic or Latino 45.6% 124th 64.7% 63.0%
Misc People Demographics
Greensboro Rank North Carolina US
Female residents 53.0% 56th 51.3% 50.8%
Foreign born residents 10.0% 25th 7.4% 12.8%

Housing Demographics

Housing Demographics
Greensboro Rank North Carolina US
Housing units 124,074 3rd 4,362,740 132,312,404
Units inside multi-unit buildings 37.2% 11th 17.0% 25.9%
Households 108,905 3rd 3,664,119 114,761,359
Home ownership rate 55.2% 94th 67.8% 66.1%
Home median value $147,800 77th $152,700 $186,200
People per household 2.4 101st 2.5 2.6

Income Demographics

Income Demographics
Greensboro Rank North Carolina US
Income per capita $25,824 59th $25,256 $27,915
Income per household $41,973 77th $46,291 $52,762
Income below poverty line 18.4% 66th 16.1% 14.3%

Business Demographics

Business Demographics
Greensboro Rank North Carolina US
Total businesses (including small businesses) 24,066 3rd 798,791 27,092,908
Retail sales $5,080,665 3rd $114,578,173 $3,3917,663,456
Retail sales per capita $20,673 59th $12,641 $12,990
Retail accommodation and food service sales $769,569 3rd $16,126,939 $613,795,732

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