Statewide Claims to Fame

Greenville is 3rd in North Carolina out of 145 other cities in Units inside multi-unit buildings

Greenville is 7th in North Carolina out of 145 other cities in Population density (people per sqmi)

Greenville is 10th in North Carolina out of 115 other cities in Retail accommodation and food service sales

Greenville is 10th in North Carolina out of 132 other cities in Current population (2012)

Greenville is 11th in North Carolina out of 145 other cities in Households

Greenville is 11th in North Carolina out of 145 other cities in Housing units

Greenville is 12th in North Carolina out of 121 other cities in Total businesses (including small businesses)

Greenville is 12th in North Carolina out of 123 other cities in Retail sales

Greenville is 12th in North Carolina out of 145 other cities in Income below poverty line

Greenville is 16th in North Carolina out of 145 other cities in Size in square miles

Greenville, North Carolina Border Map - Phone Size

General Demographics

Size Demographics

Size Demographics
Greenville Rank North Carolina US
Current population (2012) 87,242 10th 9,752,073 313,914,040
Size in square miles 34.6 16th 48,617.9 3,531,905.4
Population density (people per sqmi) 2,443.3 7th 196.1 87.4

People Demographics

Age Demographics
Greenville Rank North Carolina US
Residents younger than 5 6.1% 106th 6.4% 6.4%
Residents younger than 18 18.7% 131st 23.4% 23.5%
Residents 65 or older 8.3% 124th 13.8% 13.7%
Education Demographics
Greenville Rank North Carolina US
Residents with high school diploma (older than 25) 89.2% 59th 84.1% 85.4%
Residents with college degree (older than 25) 35.6% 40th 26.5% 28.2%
Race Demographics
Greenville Rank North Carolina US
Race - White 56.3% 106th 71.9% 77.9%
Race - Black or African American 37.0% 29th 22.0% 13.1%
Race - American Indian or Alaska Native 0.4% 70th 1.5% 1.2%
Race - Asian 2.4% 42nd 2.5% 5.1%
Race - Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.0% 117th 0.1% 0.2%
Race - Two or More 2.2% 66th 2.0% 2.4%
Race - Hispanic or Latino 3.8% 109th 8.7% 16.9%
Race - White, not Hispanic or Latino 54.8% 100th 64.7% 63.0%
Misc People Demographics
Greenville Rank North Carolina US
Female residents 54.2% 28th 51.3% 50.8%
Foreign born residents 4.5% 100th 7.4% 12.8%

Housing Demographics

Housing Demographics
Greenville Rank North Carolina US
Housing units 40,564 11th 4,362,740 132,312,404
Units inside multi-unit buildings 58.6% 3rd 17.0% 25.9%
Households 33,786 11th 3,664,119 114,761,359
Home ownership rate 38.1% 139th 67.8% 66.1%
Home median value $147,600 78th $152,700 $186,200
People per household 2.3 121st 2.5 2.6

Income Demographics

Income Demographics
Greenville Rank North Carolina US
Income per capita $22,506 83rd $25,256 $27,915
Income per household $34,134 111th $46,291 $52,762
Income below poverty line 31.4% 12th 16.1% 14.3%

Business Demographics

Business Demographics
Greenville Rank North Carolina US
Total businesses (including small businesses) 6,219 12th 798,791 27,092,908
Retail sales $1,503,197 12th $114,578,173 $3,3917,663,456
Retail sales per capita $19,682 66th $12,641 $12,990
Retail accommodation and food service sales $265,113 10th $16,126,939 $613,795,732

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