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Population in 2012: 277,080 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +23.8%
Males: 129,870  (46.9%)
Females: 147,210  (53.1%)

Median resident age:  33.9 years
North Carolina median age:  37.4 years

Zip codes: 27214, 27235, 27282, 27301, 27313, 27358, 27401, 27403, 27405, 27407, 27408, 27409, 27410, 27455.

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Estimated median household income in 2012: $39,336 (it was $39,661 in 2000)
Greensboro:

$39,336
NC:

$45,150
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $23,912

Greensboro city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $140,300 (it was $104,700 in 2000)
Greensboro:

$140,300
NC:

$150,100
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $186,499; Detached houses: $197,294; Townhouses or other attached units: $149,711; In 2-unit structures: $373,729; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $105,665; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $112,760; Mobile homes: $44,564

Median gross rent in 2012: $729.

Recent home sales, real estate maps, and home value estimator for zip codes: 27214, 27235, 27401, 27403, 27405, 27406, 27407, 27408, 27409, 27410, 27455.

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  • White alone - 120,093 (43.3%)
  • Black alone - 113,984 (41.1%)
  • Hispanic - 21,627 (7.8%)
  • Asian alone - 12,671 (4.6%)
  • Two or more races - 5,194 (1.9%)
  • Other race alone - 2,346 (0.8%)
  • American Indian alone - 1,115 (0.4%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 65 (0.02%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Greensboro: 92.7 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)


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Ancestries: English (8.6%), German (8.5%), Irish (6.9%), United States (4.7%), Italian (2.5%), Scotch-Irish (2.5%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 770 feet

Land area: 104.7 square miles.

Population density: 2,646 people per square mile 
 
 (average).

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For population 25 years and over in Greensboro:

  • High school or higher: 87.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 34.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 11.9%
  • Unemployed: 11.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Greensboro city:

  • Never married: 39.4%
  • Now married: 41.1%
  • Separated: 2.5%
  • Widowed: 5.7%
  • Divorced: 11.2%

25,771 residents are foreign born (4.2% Latin America, 2.0% Asia, 1.9% Africa).

This city:  10.1%
North Carolina:  7.7%



According to our research of North Carolina and other state lists there were 460 registered sex offenders living in Greensboro, North Carolina as of October 23, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Greensboro to the number of sex offenders is 602 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is near the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,674 (1.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,609 (1.2%)

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Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (371.8 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Fairfield, NC (1.2 miles ), Jamestown, NC (2.9 miles ), Pleasant Garden, NC (3.0 miles ), Summerfield, NC (3.0 miles ), McLeansville, NC (3.0 miles ), Forest Oaks, NC (3.0 miles ), Sedalia, NC (3.3 miles ), Oak Ridge, NC (3.3 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 1127 buildings, average cost: $92,800
  • 1998: 1132 buildings, average cost: $109,900
  • 1999: 1088 buildings, average cost: $103,600
  • 2000: 1015 buildings, average cost: $111,400
  • 2001: 1349 buildings, average cost: $103,700
  • 2002: 1339 buildings, average cost: $109,800
  • 2003: 1325 buildings, average cost: $121,900
  • 2004: 1679 buildings, average cost: $128,400
  • 2005: 1867 buildings, average cost: $129,800
  • 2006: 1627 buildings, average cost: $139,000
  • 2007: 1516 buildings, average cost: $136,900
  • 2008: 753 buildings, average cost: $140,500
  • 2009: 470 buildings, average cost: $148,600
  • 2010: 430 buildings, average cost: $142,900
  • 2011: 294 buildings, average cost: $148,100
  • 2012: 323 buildings, average cost: $182,400

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Latitude: 36.08 N, Longitude: 79.82 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +54,131 (+19.5%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 94,228 (74.9%)

Area code: 336

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Crime rates in Greensboro by Year
Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2012
Murders 212028361430274024242021
per 100,000 10.08.812.115.66.012.711.416.89.69.57.87.6
Rapes 898910397104858694109765670
per 100,000 42.439.144.542.144.736.136.339.543.730.021.825.4
Robberies 895896702697802787901942998908626556
per 100,000 426.3393.5303.3302.2344.6334.3380.8395.6399.9358.6243.4201.4
Assaults 8878648067177911,0391,0481,2361,026932810908
per 100,000 422.5379.4348.3310.9339.8441.4443.0519.1411.1368.1314.9328.8
Burglaries 2,9643,2582,9463,2553,4413,9544,1294,7044,9424,7894,2213,345
per 100,000 1411.71430.81273.01411.51478.31679.71745.21975.51980.31891.51640.91211.4
Thefts 9,0089,8719,3929,4559,2329,1989,0008,9439,7599,6688,7558,153
per 100,000 4290.44335.14058.44100.13966.33907.53804.03755.63910.53818.53403.52952.6
Auto thefts 1,1099641,1511,0481,0811,2081,2071,1311,108846800566
per 100,000 528.2423.4497.4454.5464.4513.2510.2475.0444.0334.1311.0205.0
Arson 737910491N/A16310913510810887129
per 100,000 34.834.744.939.5N/A69.246.156.743.342.733.846.7
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 304.6) 578.0549.3510.9516.1517.6557.0569.0613.2586.0535.2444.1380.3

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Crime rate in Greensboro detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 757 (621 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.25
North Carolina average:

2.37

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

9.2%
North Carolina:

9.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +31,693 (+16.5%).

Most common industries in 2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Construction (8%)
  • Health care (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)
  • Health care (16%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Social assistance (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)
  • Public administration (3%)
Most common occupations in 2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (7%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers, ranchers, and other agricultural managers (6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4%)
  • Other production occupations (4%)
  • Building cleaning and pest control workers (3%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (3%)
  • First-line supervisors of retail sales workers (3%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers, ranchers, and other agricultural managers (6%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5%)
  • Registered nurses (4%)
  • Elementary and middle school teachers (4%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (3%)
  • Child care workers (2%)
  • Building cleaning and pest control workers (2%)

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Tornado activity:

Greensboro-area historical tornado activity is slightly above North Carolina state average. It is 14% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/5/1989, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 18.4 miles away from the Greensboro city center injured 30 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 5/22/1985, a category F3 tornado 22.4 miles away from the city center caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Greensboro-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above North Carolina state average. It is 92% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/25/2006 at 05:44:25, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 MB, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 92.3 miles away from the city center
On 6/5/1998 at 02:31:01, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 69.9 miles away from Greensboro center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Guilford County (15) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 6, Ice Storms: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Drought: 1, Flood: 1, Snowfall: 1, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Freeze: 1, Storm: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Birthplace of: Jack F. Matlock, Jr. - Diplomat, O. Henry - Short story writer, Curtis W. Fentress - Architect, Carolyn Maloney - Politician, John Isner - Tennis player, Ronald Perelman - Businessman, Wes Ferrell - Baseball player, Kristin Eubanks - Female professional wrestler, Henry Flynt - Musician, Ann Livermore - Businesswoman.

Main business address for: OAKWOOD HOMES CORP (MOBILE HOMES), V F CORP (MEN'S & BOYS' FURNISHINGS, WORK CLOTHING, AND ALLIED GARMENTS), FNB FINANCIAL SERVICES CORP (NATIONAL COMMERCIAL BANKS), GUILFORD MILLS INC (KNITTING MILLS), TIMCO AVIATION SERVICES INC (AIRPORTS, FLYING FIELDS & AIRPORT TERMINAL SERVICES), UNIFI INC (TEXTILE MILL PRODUCTS), TANGER FACTORY OUTLET CENTERS INC (REAL ESTATE INVESTMENT TRUSTS), TANGER PROPERTIES LTD PARTNERSHIP /NC/ (REAL ESTATE INVESTMENT TRUSTS) and 3 other public companies.


Hospitals/medical centers in Greensboro:

  • BMA NORTHWEST GREENSBORO KIDNEY CENTER (Dialysis Facility, 2837 HORSEPEN CREEK)
  • BMA OF SOUTH GREENSBORO INC (Dialysis Facility, 622 INDUSTRIAL AVENUE)
  • FMC OF EAST GREENSBORO (Dialysis Facility, 3839 BURLINGTON ROAD)
  • GREENSBORO KIDNEY CENTER (Dialysis Facility, 2700 HENRY STREET)
  • CARESOUTH HOMECARE PROFESSIONALS (Home Health Center, 407-F PARKWAY)
  • GENTIVA HEALTH SERVICES (Home Health Center, 1002 N CHURCH STREET)
  • HOSPICE AND PALLIATIVE CARE OF GREENSBORO (Home Health Center, 2500 SUMMIT AVENUE)
  • INTERIM HEALTHCARE OF THE TRIA (Home Health Center, 2100-T WEST CORNWALLIS DRIVE)
  • CHARTER GREENSBORO BEHAVIORAL HLTH SYS (Hospital, provides emergency services, 700 WALTER REED DRIVE)
  • FRIENDWAY GROUP HOME (Hospital, 202 FRIENDWAY ROAD)
  • GUILFORD I (Hospital, 416 BOXWOOD DRIVE)
  • GUILFORD II (Hospital, 1800 STRATHMORE DRIVE)
  • HUMANA HOSPITAL-GREENSBORO (Hospital, provides emergency services, 801 GREEN VALLEY RD BOX 29526)
  • MOSES H CONE MEMORIAL HOSPITAL, THE (Acute Care Hospitals,Voluntary non-profit - Private, 1200 N ELM ST)
  • RHA/HOWELL CARE CENTERS/GATEWOOD (Hospital, 1508 GATEWOOD AVENUE)
  • RHA/HOWELL CARE CENTERS/HOLDEN (Hospital, 517 NORTH HOLDEN ROAD)
  • RHA/HOWELL CARE CENTERS/ROLLINGWOOD (Hospital, 4206 WEST FRIENDLY AVENUE)
  • RHA/HOWELL CARE CENTERS/WESTMINISTER (Hospital, 1111 WESTRIDGE ROAD)
  • RHA/HOWELL CARE CENTERS/WESTRIDGE (Hospital, 1609 WESTRIDGE ROAD)
  • VENCOR HOSPITAL GREENSBORO (Hospital, 2401 SOUTHSIDE BLVD)
  • VOCA-MEADOWOOD GROUP HOME (Hospital, 401 MEADOWOOD STREET)
  • WATSON'S GROUP HOME (Hospital, 1310 ELWELL AVENUE)
  • WESLEY LONG COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (Hospital, 501 N ELAM AV)
  • WESTRIDGE (Hospital, 908 WESTRIDGE ROAD)
  • BLUMENTHAL JEWISH NURSING AND REHAB CENTER (Nursing Home, 3724 WIRELESS DRIVE)
  • CAMDEN PLACE HEALTH AND REHAB, LLC (Nursing Home, 1 MARITHE COURT)
  • CLARENCE JOHNSON CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, 512 PISGAH CHURCH RD)
  • ELDERLODGE GREENSBORO (Nursing Home, 603 S BENBOW RD)
  • EVERGEENS INC,THE (Nursing Home, 4007 WENDOVER AVE)
  • EVERGREENS SENIOR HC SYSTEM (Nursing Home, 4007 W WENDOVER AVE)
  • FRIENDS HOMES AT GUILFORD (Nursing Home, 925 NEW GARDEN RD)
  • FRIENDS HOMES INC (Nursing Home, 925 NEW GARDEN RD)
  • FRIENDS HOMES WEST (Nursing Home, 6100 W FRIENDLY AVENUE)
  • GOLDEN LIVINGCENTER - GREENSBORO (Nursing Home, 1201 CAROLINA ST)
  • GOLDEN LIVINGCENTER - STARMOUNT (Nursing Home, 109 S HOLDEN ROAD)
  • GREENHAVEN HEALTH AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, 801 GREENHAVEN DR)
  • GREENHAVEN NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, 801 GREENHAVEN DR)
  • GREENSBORO HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, 1201 CAROLINA ST)
  • GUILFORD HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, 2041 WILLOW ROAD)
  • HEARTLAND LIVING AND REHAB AT THE MOSES H CONE MEM H (Nursing Home, 1131 NORTH CHURCH STREET)
  • KINDRED HOSPITAL EAST GREENSBORO (Nursing Home, 2401 SOUTHSIDE BLVD DRAWER 16167)
  • MAPLE GROVE HEALTH AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, 308 WEST MEADOWVIEW ROAD)
  • STARMOUNT VILLA (Nursing Home, 109 S HOLDEN RD)
  • WHITESTONE A MASONIC AND EASTERN STAR COMMUNITY (Nursing Home, 700 SOUTH HOLDEN ROAD)

Political contributions by individuals in Greensboro, NC

Airports and other landing facilities located in Greensboro:


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Amtrak station:

GREENSBORO (2603 OAKLAND AVE.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service.

Local government website: www.ci.greensboro.nc.us

Colleges/Universities in Greensboro:

  • University of North Carolina at Greensboro (Full-time enrollment: 14,263; Location: 1000 Spring Garden St; Public; Website: www.uncg.edu; Offers Doctor's degree)
  • North Carolina A & T State University (FT enrollment: 8,822; Location: 1601 E Market St; Public; Website: www.ncat.edu; Offers Doctor's degree)
  • Guilford College (FT enrollment: 2,312; Location: 5800 W Friendly Ave; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.guilford.edu)
  • Greensboro College (FT enrollment: 961; Location: 815 W Market St; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.greensborocollege.edu; Offers Master's degree)
  • Bennett College for Women (FT enrollment: 709; Location: 900 E Washington St; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.bennett.edu)
  • Leons Beauty School Inc (FT enrollment: 84; Location: 1305 COLISEUM BLVD.; Private, for-profit; Website: LEONSSTYLESALONS.COM)
  • Brookstone College (FT enrollment: 47; Location: 424 Gallimore Dairy Road; Private, for-profit; Website: www.brookstone.edu)
  • Carolina Beauty College 8 (Location: 2001 E Wendover Ave; Private, for-profit; Website: CAROLINABEAUTYCOLLEGES.COM)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Greensboro:

  • Guilford Technical Community College (about 9 miles; Jamestown, NC; Full-time enrollment: 7,965)
  • High Point University (about 13 miles; High Point, NC; FT enrollment: 3,170)
  • Elon University (about 19 miles; Elon, NC; FT enrollment: 5,403)
  • Winston-Salem State University (about 23 miles; Winston-Salem, NC; FT enrollment: 5,588)
  • Forsyth Technical Community College (about 26 miles; Winston Salem, NC; FT enrollment: 4,471)
  • Davidson County Community College (about 26 miles; Thomasville, NC; FT enrollment: 2,006)
  • Wake Forest University (about 26 miles; Winston Salem, NC; FT enrollment: 6,909)

Public high schools in Greensboro:

Private high schools in Greensboro:

  • GREENSBORO DAY SCHOOL (Students: 928; Location: 5401 LAWNDALE DR; Grades: PK - 12)
  • VANDALIA CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 716; Location: 3919 PLEASANT GARDEN RD; Grades: PK - 12)
  • CALDWELL ACADEMY (Students: 692; Location: 2900 HORSE PEN CREEK RD; Grades: KG - 12)
  • NEW GARDEN FRIENDS SCHOOL (Students: 271; Location: 1128 NEW GARDEN RD; Grades: PK - 12)
  • SHINING LIGHT ACADEMY (Students: 238; Location: 4530 W WENDOVER AVE; Grades: PK - 12)
  • GUILFORD DAY SCHOOL (Students: 143; Location: 3310 HORSE PEN CREEK RD; Grades: 1 - 12)

Biggest public elementary/middle schools in Greensboro:

Private elementary/middle schools in Greensboro:

  • ST PIUS X CATHOLIC SCHOOL (Students: 510; Location: 2200 N ELM ST; Grades: KG - 8)
  • OUR LADY OF GRACE ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 380; Location: 2205 W MARKET ST; Grades: KG - 8)
  • CANTERBURY SCHOOL (Students: 368; Location: 5400 OLD LAKE JEANETTE RD; Grades: KG - 8)
  • GREENSBORO MONTESSORI SCHOOL (Students: 340; Location: 2856 HORSE PEN CREEK RD; Grades: PK - 8)
  • BNAI SHALOM DAY SCHOOL (Students: 141; Location: 804A WINVIEW DR; Grades: PK - 8)
  • FIRST LUTHERAN SCHOOL FOR YOUNG CHILDREN (Students: 127; Location: 3600 W FRIENDLY AVE; Grades: PK - KG)
  • COVENANT CHRISTIAN DAY SCHOOL (Students: 103; Location: 1414 CLIFFWOOD DR; Grades: PK - 8)
  • GREENSBORO ISLAMIC ACADEMY (Students: 38; Location: 2023 16TH ST; Grades: KG - 5)
  • NAPOLEON B SMITH ACADEMY (Students: 35; Location: 1802 E MARKET ST; Grades: KG - 8)
  • YOUTH FOCUS MELL-BURTON SCHOOL (Students: 11; Location: 1601 HUFFINE MILL RD; Grades: 6 - 11)
See full list of schools located in Greensboro

Library in Greensboro:

  • GREENSBORO PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $8,557,185; Location: 219 NORTH CHURCH STREET; 483,357 books; 748 e-books; 16,529 audio materials; 20,238 video materials; 19 local licensed databases; 56 state licensed databases; 1 other licensed databases; 783 print serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • website: www.greensboro-nc.gov
  • Greensboro also has Wesley Long Community Hospital, located at 501 N. Elam Ave. It has 204 beds, and is affiliated with Moses Cone Hospital, Greensboro, but is a completely separate hospital at a different location.
  • Enrollment for 2005-06 at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG) is 0ver 16,000.
  • This hospital was not listed at your site: Wesley Long Community Hospital 501 N. Elam Avenue Greensboro, NC 27403 336-832-1000
  • Greensboro Newcomers Club www.gsonewcomersclub.com

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Notable locations in Greensboro: Camp Carlson (A), Nocho Park Golf Course (B), Greensboro Waterworks (C), Greensboro Country Club (D), Green Valley Golf Course (E), Spring Valley Plaza (F), Sedgefield Plaza (G), Palmer Plaza (H), Northeast Center (I), North Church Plaza (J), Holden Plaza (K), Friendly Center - Forum VI (L), English Market (M), Best Center (N), Masonic Home (O), Starmount Forest Country Club (P), Moses Cone Surgery Center (Q), Windsor Community Center (R), War-Memorial Auditorium-Coliseum (S). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Westgate Shopping Center (1), Summit Shopping Center (2), Quaker Village Shopping Center (3), Price Shopping Center (4), OHenry Shopping Center (5), Liberty Road Shopping Center (6), Lawndale North Shopping Center (7), Greenbriar Mall (8), Golden Gate Shopping Center (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Greensboro include: Immanuel Church (A), Joyner Memorial Church (B), Lake Brandt Church (C), Laughlin Memorial Church (D), Bass Chapel (E), Battleground Road Church (F), Martin Avenue Church (G), Buffalo Church (H), Mount Carmel Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Green Hill Cemetery (1), Forest Lawn Cemetery (2), Cone Cemetery (3), Lakeview Memorial Park (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: White Oak Lake (A), Trospar Lake (B), Buffalo Lake (C), Lake Higgins (D), Lake Brandt (E), Lake Hamilton (F), Lake Townsend (G), Richland Lake (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Russells Run (A), Brush Creek (B), Squirrel Creek (C), Ryan Creek (D), Richland Creek (E), Muddy Creek (F), Moores Creek (G), Mile Run Creek (H), Long Branch (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Greensboro include: Her-La-Co Park (1), Greensboro Country Park (2), Douglas Park (3), Shannon Hills Park (4), Shannon Woods Park (5), Rolling Park (6), Guilford Courthouse National Military Park (7), Amber Park (8), Hillsdale Park (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Greensboro Children's Museum (220 North Church Street) (1), International Civil Rights Center & Museum (301 North Elm Street) (2), Greensboro Childrens Museum (220 North Church Street) (3), Edward R Zane Planetarium (Museums; 4301 Lawndale Drive) (4), Green Hill Center for NC Art (Museums; 200 North Davie Street) (5), Greensboro City - Libraries- Popular Materials-Popular Fiction Videos CDS an (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 219 North Church Street) (6), Blandwood Carriage House (Historical Places & Services; 447 West Washington Street) (7), Greensboro Cultural Center (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 200 North Davie Street) (8), Ciber Knot 2K Foundation (Recreation Areas; 5633 Hagan Stone Park Road) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Hotels: Greensboro Days Inn (3304 Isler Ct) (1), Execustay by Marriot (1119 Whisperwood Court) (2), Biltmore Hotel (111 West Washington Street) (3), Hampton Inn Greensboro - Four Seasons (2004 Veasley Street) (4), Greensboro-Days Inn Airport (501 S Regional Rd) (5), Cavalier Inn (312 West J J Drive) (6), Best Western Deep River (7800 National Service Road) (7), Greensboro Marriott Downtown (304 North Greene Street) (8), Coliseum Inn (2428 High Point Road) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Courts: Randolph County Court System - District Attorney (173 Worth) (1), Randolph County Court System - District Court Judges (173 Worth) (2), Randolph County Court System - Superior Court Judge (173 Worth) (3), United States Government - Courts- Us Bankruptcy Court- Bankruptcy Ju (101 South Edgeworth Street) (4), Greensboro Food Court Llc (313 South Greene Street) (5), Guilford County - Court Alternatives- Juvenile Detention Center (15 Lockheed Court) (6), United States Government - Courts- Us Bankruptcy Court- Bankruptcy Clerks Of (101 South Edgeworth Street) (7), Guilford County - Juvenile Day Reporting- Court Alternatives- Juvenile Structured Day Pro (201 South Greene Street) (8), Courts - Federal - District Court- Clerk's Office Information (324 West Market Street Suite 311) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

 
Guilford County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
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Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 31.6. This is about average.
City:

31.6
U.S.:

32.0
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 9.52. This is about average. There were 14 monitors within city limits.
City:

9.52
U.S.:

9.59
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 12.7. This is significantly better than average. There were 24 monitors within city limits.
City:

12.7
U.S.:

22.1
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 3.89. This is significantly worse than average. There were 1 monitors within city limits.
City:

3.89
U.S.:

2.43

Drinking water stations with addresses in Greensboro and their reported violations in the past:

GREENSBORO CAMPGROUNDS INC (Population served: 246, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Other Non-NPDWR Potential Health Risks - Between MAR-16-2004 and DEC-31-2025, Contaminant: Public Notice
  • Other Non-NPDWR Potential Health Risks - Between JAN-18-2004 and DEC-31-2025, Contaminant: Public Notice
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
MT AIRY WESLEYAN CHURCH (Population served: 165, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-21-2006), St Formal NOV issued (JUN-21-2006)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between APR-2006 and JUN-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-09-2006), St Formal NOV issued (MAY-09-2006)
  • Public Education - Between JAN-2004 and DEC-2025, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (NOV-03-2004), St Public Notif requested (NOV-03-2004)
  • OCCT Study Recommendation - Between JAN-01-2004 and FEB-15-2005, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JAN-18-2005), St Public Notif requested (JAN-18-2005), St Compliance achieved (FEB-15-2005)
  • Public Education - Between JUL-2003 and DEC-2025, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (NOV-02-2004), St Public Notif requested (NOV-02-2004)
  • OCCT Study Recommendation - Between JUL-01-2003 and FEB-15-2005, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JAN-14-2005), St Public Notif requested (JAN-14-2005), St Compliance achieved (FEB-15-2005)
  • 4 other older health violations
Past monitoring violations:
  • Other Non-NPDWR Potential Health Risks - Between AUG-21-2005 and DEC-31-2025, Contaminant: Public Notice
  • Other Non-NPDWR Potential Health Risks - Between APR-02-2005 and DEC-31-2025, Contaminant: Public Notice
  • Other Non-NPDWR Potential Health Risks - Between MAR-09-2004 and DEC-31-2025, Contaminant: Public Notice
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • 117 regular monitoring violations
MEMORIAL PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH (Population served: 75, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAR-2001, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (APR-06-2001), St Public Notif requested (APR-06-2001), St Compliance achieved (FEB-29-2004)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In JUL-2003, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (AUG-29-2003), St Public Notif requested (AUG-29-2003), St Public Notif received (SEP-26-2003), St Compliance achieved (FEB-29-2004)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In FEB-2001, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (APR-05-2001), St Public Notif requested (APR-05-2001), St Compliance achieved (FEB-29-2004)
  • 5 routine major monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation
CEDAR PARK MHP (Population served: 75, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting Stage 1 - Between OCT-2005 and DEC-2005, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-11-2006), St Formal NOV issued (MAY-11-2006)
  • Other Non-NPDWR Potential Health Risks - Between APR-02-2005 and DEC-31-2025, Contaminant: Public Notice
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-2004 and DEC-2004, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (OCT-07-2004), St Public Notif requested (OCT-07-2004), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (NOV-12-2004), St Compliance achieved (DEC-28-2004)
  • Monitoring and Reporting Stage 1 - Between APR-2004 and JUN-2004, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (AUG-25-2004), St Public Notif requested (AUG-25-2004), St Compliance achieved (OCT-04-2004)
  • Other Non-NPDWR Potential Health Risks - Between MAR-09-2004 and DEC-31-2025, Contaminant: Public Notice
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 42 regular monitoring violations
  • 5 other older monitoring violations
TANAGER LODGE (Serves NY, Population served: 70, Surface_water):
Past health violations:
  • Failure to Filter (SWTR) - Between JUN-27-2002 and JUN-01-2004. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JUN-27-2002), St Compliance achieved (JUN-01-2004)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In AUG-2005, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (SEP-16-2005), St Public Notif requested (SEP-16-2005)
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation
BRADY MHP (Population served: 53, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2005 and SEP-2005, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-04-2005), St Formal NOV issued (OCT-05-2005)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2005 and MAR-2005, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (MAR-24-2005), St Public Notif requested (MAR-24-2005)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2004 and DEC-2004, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-18-2005), St Formal NOV issued (JAN-18-2005)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2003 and DEC-2003, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (OCT-31-2003), St Public Notif requested (OCT-31-2003), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (NOV-15-2004), St Public Notif received (JAN-18-2005)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-1999, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (AUG-25-1999), St Public Notif requested (AUG-25-1999), St Public Notif received (SEP-20-1999), St Compliance achieved (MAR-31-2004)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Other Non-NPDWR Potential Health Risks - Between OCT-12-2005 and DEC-31-2025, Contaminant: Public Notice
  • Monitoring and Reporting Stage 1 - Between OCT-2005 and DEC-2005, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-11-2006), St Formal NOV issued (MAY-11-2006)
  • Other Non-NPDWR Potential Health Risks - Between MAR-30-2005 and DEC-31-2025, Contaminant: Public Notice
  • Monitoring and Reporting Stage 1 - Between JAN-2005 and DEC-2005, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-20-2006), St Formal NOV issued (JUN-20-2006)
  • Monitoring and Reporting Stage 1 - Between JAN-2005 and DEC-2005, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-20-2006), St Formal NOV issued (JUN-20-2006)
  • 4 routine major monitoring violations
  • 123 regular monitoring violations
  • 12 other older monitoring violations
LYNWOOD LAKES BAPTIST CHURCH (Population served: 40, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In APR-2002, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (APR-10-2002), St Public Notif requested (APR-10-2002), St Compliance achieved (JAN-31-2004)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Other Non-NPDWR Potential Health Risks - Between AUG-10-2004 and DEC-31-2025, Contaminant: Public Notice
  • Other Non-NPDWR Potential Health Risks - Between MAY-18-2004 and DEC-31-2025, Contaminant: Public Notice
  • Other Non-NPDWR Potential Health Risks - Between FEB-10-2004 and DEC-31-2025, Contaminant: Public Notice
  • 5 routine major monitoring violations
SLATEMONT SUBDIVISION (Serves VA, Population served: 40, Groundwater_under_infl_of_surface_water):
Past health violations:
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR) - In OCT-2005. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (OCT-31-2005)
  • Public Education - Between JAN-01-2000 and MAY-23-2001, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (APR-20-2001), Fed Formal NOV issued (MAY-21-2001), St Compliance achieved (MAY-23-2001)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JAN-1999, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: Fed Formal NOV issued (MAY-21-2001)
  • Public Education - Between JAN-01-1999 and MAY-23-2001, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (APR-20-2001), St Compliance achieved (MAY-23-2001)
  • OCCT Installation/Demonstration - Between DEC-31-1998 and AUG-08-2003, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-15-1999), Fed Formal NOV issued (MAY-21-2001), St Public Notif requested (JAN-31-2002), St Compliance achieved (AUG-08-2003)
  • Public Education - Between JAN-01-1998 and MAY-23-2001, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (APR-20-2001), Fed Formal NOV issued (MAY-21-2001), St Compliance achieved (MAY-23-2001)
  • 5 other older health violations
Past monitoring violations:
  • Treatment Technique No Certif. Operator - Between FEB-16-2003 and APR-24-2006, Contaminant: DBP Stage 1. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JUL-21-2003), St Compliance achieved (APR-24-2006)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In JUL-1999, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-30-1999), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-30-1999), Fed Formal NOV issued (MAY-21-2001)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In JAN-1999, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: Fed Formal NOV issued (MAY-21-2001)
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
  • 3 minor monitoring violations
  • 69 regular monitoring violations

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 20.0%
(10.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 29.1% for Black residents, 32.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.3 people
North Carolina:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  56.6%
Whole state:  66.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  6.5%
Whole state:  5.9%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Greensboro, NC

People in group quarters in Greensboro in 2010:

  • 7,588 people in college/university student housing
  • 1,407 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 515 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 489 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 458 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 414 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 153 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 151 people in workers’ group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 56 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals and psychiatric units in other hospitals
  • 39 people in correctional residential facilities
  • 38 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 35 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 34 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 9 people in in-patient hospice facilities
  • 3 people in hospitals with patients who have no usual home elsewhere

People in group quarters in Greensboro in 2000:

  • 7,844 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 1,848 people in nursing homes
  • 971 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 226 people in other group homes
  • 156 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 108 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 55 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 41 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 31 people in homes for the physically handicapped
  • 13 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 13 people in hospices or homes for chronically ill
  • 12 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 2 people in religious group quarters

Greensboro compared to North Carolina state average:

Greensboro, North Carolina environmental map by EPA

Map Legend

  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.


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Arena or stadium:
  • Greensboro Coliseum. Capacity: 23,500.

Banks with most branches in Greensboro (2011 data):

  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: 18 branches. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • SunTrust Bank: 13 branches. Info updated 2010/05/27: Bank assets: $171,291.7 mil, Deposits: $129,833.2 mil, headquarters in Atlanta, GA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1716 total offices, Holding Company: Suntrust Banks, Inc.
  • Bank of America, National Association: 11 branches. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • Branch Banking and Trust Company: 10 branches. Info updated 2010/03/29: Bank assets: $168,867.6 mil, Deposits: $127,549.5 mil, headquarters in Winston Salem, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1793 total offices, Holding Company: Bb&T Corporation
  • First-Citizens Bank & Trust Company: 8 branches. Info updated 2011/10/11: Bank assets: $20,566.4 mil, Deposits: $17,596.8 mil, headquarters in Raleigh, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 433 total offices, Holding Company: First Citizens Bancshares, Inc.
  • NewBridge Bank: Newbridge Bank, Lawndale Branch, Center Point Branch, Hicone Road Branch, Corporate Headquarters Branch, Randleman Road Branch. Info updated 2012/03/07: Bank assets: $1,733.4 mil, Deposits: $1,423.7 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 31 total offices, Holding Company: Newbridge Bancorp
  • PNC Bank, National Association: Battleground Branch, Renaissance Plaza Branch, Greensboro Friendly Center Branch, Bridford Parkway Branch, West Market Street Branch. Info updated 2012/03/20: Bank assets: $263,309.6 mil, Deposits: $197,343.0 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3085 total offices, Holding Company: Pnc Financial Services Group, Inc., The
  • Carolina Bank: Lawndale Drive Branch, Friendly Avenue Branch, Highwoods Boulevard Branch, at 101 North Spring Street. Info updated 2009/03/11: Bank assets: $673.1 mil, Deposits: $597.8 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 8 total offices, Holding Company: Carolina Bank Holdings, Inc.
  • Bank of Oak Ridge: New Garden Branch, Irving Park Branch, Lake Jeanette Branch. Info updated 2009/04/07: Bank assets: $351.9 mil, Deposits: $317.3 mil, headquarters in Oak Ridge, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 5 total offices, Holding Company: Oak Ridge Financial Services, Inc.
  • 10 other banks with 19 local branches

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Greensboro, North Carolina:

  • Howard Johnson Greensboro, 2004 Veasley St, Greensboro, NC 27407 , Phone: (336) 854-8600, Fax: (336) 854-8741
  • Airport Marriott Hotel, One Marriott Dr, Greensboro, NC 27409 , Phone: (336) 852-6450
  • Greensboro Coliseum Travelodge, 2112 W Meadowview Rd, Greensboro, NC 27403 , Phone: (336) 292-2020, Fax: (336) 852-3476
  • Sheraton Greensboro Hotel & Conference Center, 303 North Elm St, Greensboro, NC 27401 , Phone: (336) 379-8000, Fax: (336) 275-2810
  • Ramada Conference Center / Coliseum, 2003 Athena Ct, Greensboro, NC 27407 , Phone: (336) 294-9922, Fax: (336) 294-5778
  • Greensboro Marriott, 1 Marriott Dr, Greensboro, NC 27409 , Phone: (336) 852-6450, Fax: (336) 665-6522
  • Courtyard By Marriott Greensboro, 4440 W Wendover Ave, Greensboro, NC 27407 , Phone: (336) 294-3800
  • Best Inns Of America Airport, 6452 Burnt Poplar Rd, Greensboro, NC 27409 , Phone: (336) 668-9400, Fax: (336) 668-9331
  • 51 other hotels and motels
All 59 fire-safe hotels and motels in Greensboro, North Carolina

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Greensboro travel time to work - commute


Greensboro mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (54%)
  • Utility gas (43%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1%)
  • Wood (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Neighborhoods in Greensboro:

(Greensboro, North Carolina Neighborhood Map)


Religion statistics for Greensboro city (based on Guilford County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 46.67%
Here46.7%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchCatholic ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA) The Wesleyan Church
Adherents27.3%22.5%11.0%8.4%3.5%
Congregations18.9%19.4%1.7%6.9%5.5%
NameEpiscopal ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in America Non-Charismatic Churches IndependentUnited Church of ChristOther
Adherents2.9%2.3%2.2%1.8%18.0%
Congregations2.2%2.6%0.7%4.1%38.0%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 100
Here:

2.16 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

2.05 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 5
This county:

0.11 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 57
Guilford County:

1.23 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 182
This county:

3.92 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 416
Guilford County:

8.96 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

7.57 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Guilford County:

9.2%
State:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

27.8%
State:

28.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

14.9%
North Carolina:

15.6%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 109$459,056$50,5386$9,706
Other Government Administration 106$466,272$52,78613$15,788
Judicial and Legal 14$95,026$81,4510$0
Police Protection - Officers 532$2,442,726$55,0990$0
Police - Other 115$358,750$37,43526$19,368
Firefighters 461$1,823,922$47,4770$0
Fire - Other 18$63,268$42,1793$2,450
Streets and Highways 245$752,294$36,84716$18,818
Welfare 27$92,382$41,05910$16,170
Solid Waste Management 158$464,142$35,2510$0
Sewerage 223$720,158$38,75316$21,050
Parks and Recreation 246$817,728$39,889196$110,208
Housing and Community Development(Local) 26$110,348$50,9304$2,916
Water Supply 103$349,048$40,66612$17,904
Local Libraries 75$257,106$41,13750$49,542
Other and Unallocable 378$1,332,500$42,30262$60,322
Totals for Government 2,836$10,604,726$44,872414$344,242

Greensboro government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $14,488,000 ($52.29)
    Sewerage: $11,926,000 ($43.04)
    Water Utilities: $6,365,000 ($22.97)
    Solid Waste Management: $6,136,000 ($22.15)
    Local Fire Protection: $4,269,000 ($15.41)
    Parks and Recreation: $2,641,000 ($9.53)
    Housing and Community Development: $1,822,000 ($6.58)
    General Public Buildings: $1,764,000 ($6.37)
    General - Other: $146,000 ($0.53)
    Police Protection: $55,000 ($0.20)
    Natural Resources - Other: $17,000 ($0.06)
    Libraries: $7,000 ($0.03)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $54,910,000 ($198.17)
    Sewerage: $38,607,000 ($139.34)
    Parks and Recreation: $36,117,000 ($130.35)
    Local Fire Protection: $33,448,000 ($120.72)
    General - Other: $25,857,000 ($93.32)
    Solid Waste Management: $21,954,000 ($79.23)
    Liquor Stores: $18,598,000 ($67.12)
    Regular Highways: $17,021,000 ($61.43)
    Water Utilities: $13,829,000 ($49.91)
    Central Staff Services: $10,075,000 ($36.36)
    Housing and Community Development: $8,493,000 ($30.65)
    Libraries: $8,011,000 ($28.91)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $4,085,000 ($14.74)
    Financial Administration: $3,450,000 ($12.45)
    Natural Resources - Other: $2,684,000 ($9.69)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,122,000 ($4.05)
    General Public Buildings: $963,000 ($3.48)
    Parking Facilities: $926,000 ($3.34)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities, NEC: $569,000 ($2.05)
    Health - Other: $145,000 ($0.52)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $8,663,000 ($31.27)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - General - Other: $1,426,000 ($5.15)
    Health - Other: $99,000 ($0.36)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $1,665,000 ($6.01)
    Police Protection: $731,000 ($2.64)
    Sewerage: $560,000 ($2.02)
    Parks and Recreation: $399,000 ($1.44)
    Water Utilities: $240,000 ($0.87)
    General - Other: $169,000 ($0.61)
    Local Fire Protection: $140,000 ($0.51)
    Parking Facilities: $53,000 ($0.19)
    Central Staff Services: $29,000 ($0.10)
    Libraries: $7,000 ($0.03)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $126,974,000 ($458.26)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $7,418,000 ($26.77)

Greensboro government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $61,256,000 ($221.08)
    Parks and Recreation: $14,664,000 ($52.92)
    Solid Waste Management: $11,686,000 ($42.18)
    All Other: $3,984,000 ($14.38)
    Parking Facilities: $2,417,000 ($8.72)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $386,000 ($1.39)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $5,137,000 ($18.54)
    All Other: $4,919,000 ($17.75)
    Transit Utilities: $137,000 ($0.49)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $38,466,000 ($138.83)
    All Other: $2,401,000 ($8.67)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $9,101,000 ($32.85)
    General Revenue, NEC: $8,625,000 ($31.13)
    Donations From Private Sources: $1,504,000 ($5.43)
    Sale of Property: $770,000 ($2.78)
    Rents: $473,000 ($1.71)
    Special Assessments: $35,000 ($0.13)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $22,612,000 ($81.61)
    Liquor Stores: $22,011,000 ($79.44)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $15,661,000 ($56.52)
    Highways: $6,600,000 ($23.82)
    Transit Utilities: $1,803,000 ($6.51)
    All Other: $605,000 ($2.18)
  • Tax - Property: $116,021,000 ($418.73)
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $4,310,000 ($15.56)
    Other Selective Sales: $3,325,000 ($12.00)
    NEC: $3,036,000 ($10.96)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $2,985,000 ($10.77)
    Other License: $1,160,000 ($4.19)
    Motor Vehicle License: $897,000 ($3.24)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $285,000 ($1.03)

Greensboro government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $420,964,000 ($1519.29)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $415,553,000 ($1499.76)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $30,400,000 ($109.72)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $24,989,000 ($90.19)

Greensboro government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $65,554,000 ($236.59)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $181,900,000 ($656.49)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $11,543,000 ($41.66)

7.47% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($41,437 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.47%
North Carolina average:

8.53%

0.11% of residents moved from foreign countries ($323 average AGI)
Guilford County:

0.11%
North Carolina average:

0.17%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Forsyth County, NC  0.54% ($41,392 average AGI)
from Randolph County, NC  0.48% ($32,444)
from Davidson County, NC  0.39% ($38,188)


6.56% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($41,985 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.56%
North Carolina average:

7.27%

0.06% of residents moved to foreign countries ($611 average AGI)
Guilford County:

0.06%
North Carolina average:

0.10%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Forsyth County, NC  0.62% ($40,518 average AGI)
to Randolph County, NC  0.53% ($34,319)
to Davidson County, NC  0.48% ($36,082)

Strongest AM radio stations in Greensboro:

  • WKEW (1400 AM; 1 kW; GREENSBORO, NC; Owner: TRUTH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WEAL (1510 AM; daytime; 1 kW; GREENSBORO, NC)
  • WWBG (1470 AM; 10 kW; GREENSBORO, NC; Owner: TRUTH BROADCASTING COPORATION)
  • WTRU (830 AM; 50 kW; KERNERSVILLE, NC; Owner: TRUTH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WCOG (1320 AM; 5 kW; GREENSBORO, NC; Owner: TRUTH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WPET (950 AM; 1 kW; GREENSBORO, NC; Owner: ENTERCOM GREENSBORO LICENSE, LLC)
  • WSML (1200 AM; 10 kW; GRAHAM, NC; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WPTF (680 AM; 50 kW; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: FIRST STATE COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WPCM (920 AM; 5 kW; BURLINGTON-GRAHAM, NC; Owner: CAROLINA RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WIST (790 AM; 3 kW; THOMASVILLE, NC; Owner: GHB RADIO, INC.)
  • WFTK (1030 AM; daytime; 50 kW; WAKE FOREST, NC; Owner: POSITIVE RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WSJS (600 AM; 5 kW; WINSTON-SALEM, NC)
  • WKXR (1260 AM; 5 kW; ASHEBORO, NC; Owner: RANDOLPH BROADCASTING, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Greensboro:

  • WUAG (103.1 FM; GREENSBORO, NC; Owner: U. OF NORTH CAROLINA AT GREENSBORO)
  • WNAA (90.1 FM; GREENSBORO, NC; Owner: NC AGRICULTURAL & TECHNICAL STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WOZN (98.7 FM; GREENSBORO, NC; Owner: ENTERCOM GREENSBORO LICENSE, LLC)
  • WVBZ (100.3 FM; HIGH POINT, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WQMG-FM (97.1 FM; GREENSBORO, NC; Owner: ENTERCOM GREENSBORO LICENSE, LLC)
  • WMAG (99.5 FM; HIGH POINT, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WJMH (102.1 FM; REIDSVILLE, NC; Owner: ENTERCOM GREENSBORO LICENSE, LLC)
  • WQFS (90.9 FM; GREENSBORO, NC; Owner: GUILFORD COLLEGE)
  • WMQX-FM (93.1 FM; WINSTON-SALEM, NC; Owner: ENTERCOM GREENSBORO LICENSE, LLC)
  • WKRR (92.3 FM; ASHEBORO, NC; Owner: DICK BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC. OF TENNESSEE)
  • WFDD (88.5 FM; WINSTON-SALEM, NC; Owner: WAKE FOREST UNIVERSITY)
  • WKZL (107.5 FM; WINSTON-SALEM, NC; Owner: DICK BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC. OF TENNESSEE)
  • WGBT (94.5 FM; EDEN, NC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WKXU (101.1 FM; BURLINGTON, NC; Owner: CAROLINA RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WIST-FM (98.3 FM; THOMASVILLE, NC; Owner: WEAM QUALITY RADIO CORP.)
  • WHPE-FM (95.5 FM; HIGH POINT, NC; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WTQR (104.1 FM; WINSTON-SALEM, NC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WRSN (93.9 FM; BURLINGTON, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WUNC (91.5 FM; CHAPEL HILL, NC; Owner: BOARD OF TRUSTEES UNIVERSITY OF NC AT CHAPEL HILL)
  • W285DJ (104.9 FM; MOUNT AIRY, NC; Owner: TRIAD FAMILY NETWORK, INC,)

TV broadcast stations around Greensboro:

  • WFMY-TV (Channel 2; GREENSBORO, NC; Owner: WFMY TELEVISION CORPORATION)
  • WUPN-TV (Channel 48; GREENSBORO, NC; Owner: WUPN LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WXLV-TV (Channel 45; WINSTON-SALEM, NC; Owner: WXLV LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WTWB-TV (Channel 20; LEXINGTON, NC; Owner: WTWB OF THE TRIAD, LLC)
  • WLXI-TV (Channel 61; GREENSBORO, NC; Owner: TRI-STATE CHRISTIAN TV, INC.)
  • WGHP (Channel 8; HIGH POINT, NC; Owner: WGHP LICENSE, INC.)
  • WGPX (Channel 16; BURLINGTON, NC; Owner: PAXSON GREENSBORO LICENSE, INC.)
  • WUNC-TV (Channel 4; CHAPEL HILL, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WRAZ (Channel 50; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: WRAZ-TV, INC.)
  • WXIV-LP (Channel 14; REIDSVILLE, NC; Owner: CAROLINA BLUE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)


See more detailed statistics of Greensboro fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 330
Total length: 1,613 meters (5,292ft)
Total average daily traffic: 6,870,835
Total average daily truck traffic: 863,510

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1920-1929: 6
  • 1930-1939: 4
  • 1940-1949: 8
  • 1950-1959: 49
  • 1960-1969: 70
  • 1970-1979: 65
  • 1980-1989: 18
  • 1990-1999: 29
  • 2000-2009: 76
  • 2010-2012: 5
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Greensboro, NC

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Greensboro)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 762 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 14 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Greensboro, NC)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 134 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 165 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 17 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 53 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 845 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Greensboro)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 5 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Greensboro)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 246 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)


Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 46 full and 17 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED800$128,819992$158,1913,798$176,29095$108,93119$1,967,482360$105,1637$25,857
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED27$113,31058$176,208285$158,07319$69,6650$024$72,3951$117,120
APPLICATIONS DENIED116$111,816164$118,4491,271$145,565101$52,1231$472,000142$92,38415$50,027
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN90$122,291121$143,805920$152,31839$132,6701$2,748,00064$90,5031$121,810
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS28$111,50726$147,548204$170,0959$78,7610$017$136,0220$0

Detailed mortgage data for all 62 tracts in Greensboro, NC

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 41 full and 16 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED156$187,567174$183,0864$72,420
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED34$221,49549$177,4514$83,538
APPLICATIONS DENIED14$168,32314$183,9280$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN6$198,45216$186,8230$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS6$116,0975$148,6724$111,500

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 1474
  • Hazardous Condition: 970
  • Service Call: 72
  • Good Intent Call: 64

Incident types - Greensboro


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Greensboro, NC

Most common first names in Greensboro, NC among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James1,81170.6 years
William1,68673.4 years
Mary1,63878.2 years
John1,54874.0 years
Robert1,10971.2 years
Charles81771.7 years
George65973.8 years
Margaret64378.6 years
Annie56580.7 years
Ruth54280.2 years
Most common last names in Greensboro, NC among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith94274.3 years
Jones58075.4 years
Johnson52873.8 years
Williams49573.4 years
Brown46774.9 years
Davis39473.1 years
Moore34774.6 years
Miller26875.0 years
Harris26673.3 years
Thompson25771.9 years
Businesses in Greensboro, NC
NameCountNameCount
ALDO1KFC5
AMF Bowling1Kincaid1
AT&T7Kmart1
Abercrombie & Fitch1Knights Inn1
Abercrombie Kids1Kohl's2
Ace Hardware4La Quinta1
Aeropostale1La-Z-Boy1
American Eagle Outfitters1Lane Bryant2
Ann Taylor2Lane Furniture3
Apple Store1LensCrafters2
Applebee's2Little Caesars Pizza5
Arby's7Lowe's4
Ashley Furniture1Macy's2
AutoZone8Marriott7
BMW1Marshalls1
Bakers1MasterBrand Cabinets11
Banana Republic1Maurices1
Baskin-Robbins3McDonald's19
Bath & Body Works3Men's Wearhouse3
Baymont Inn1Microtel1
Bed Bath & Beyond2Motel 62
Ben & Jerry's1Motherhood Maternity5
Best Western2New Balance6
Blockbuster4New York & Co2
Brooks Brothers1Nike28
Brookstone1Office Depot4
Budget Car Rental2Old Navy2
Burger King7Olive Garden1
Burlington Coat Factory1Outback2
CVS11Outback Steakhouse2
Cache2Pac Sun1
CarMax1Panda Express1
Caribou Coffee1Panera Bread5
Casual Male XL1Papa John's Pizza6
Catherines1Payless3
Charlotte Russe1Penske5
Chick-Fil-A8PetSmart2
Chico's1Pier 1 Imports2
Chipotle2Pizza Hut5
Chuck E. Cheese's1Popeyes1
Church's Chicken4Qdoba Mexican Grill1
Cinnabon 1Quality3
Clarion1Quiznos6
Clarks1RadioShack5
Cold Stone Creamery3Ramada1
Coldwater Creek1Red Lobster1
Comfort Inn1Red Robin1
Comfort Suites2Red Roof Inn2
Costco1Rite Aid8
Cracker Barrel2Rooms To Go2
Cricket Wireless7Ruby Tuesday3
Curves3Rue211
Dairy Queen2Ryder Rental & Truck Leasing2
Days Inn3SAS Shoes1
Decora Cabinetry6SONIC Drive-In4
Dennys1Sam's Club1
Discount Tire1Sears4
Domino's Pizza10Shoe Carnival1
DressBarn2Sleep Inn1
Dunkin Donuts5Soma Intimates1
Econo Lodge1Spencer Gifts1
Eddie Bauer1Sprint Nextel7
Express2Staples2
Extended Stay America1Starbucks12
Extended Stay Deluxe1Steak 'n Shake2
FedEx77Studio 61
Finish Line1Studio Plus Deluxe Studios1
Firestone Complete Auto Care3Suburban1
Foot Locker3Subway25
Forever 211Super 82
GNC7T-Mobile14
GameStop6T.G.I. Driday's1
Gap3T.J.Maxx2
Goodwill1Taco Bell10
Gymboree2Talbots1
H&R Block15Target3
Hardee's4The Limited1
Haworth1The Room Place1
Hobby Lobby1Torrid1
Holiday Inn5Toys"R"Us2
Hollister Co.1True Value2
Home Depot3U-Haul12
Hot Topic1UPS88
Hyatt1Vans1
IHOP3Verizon Wireless3
J. Jill1Victoria's Secret2
J.Crew1Waffle House3
JCPenney1Walgreens7
Jamba Juice1Walmart4
Jimmy Jazz1Wendy's12
JoS. A. Bank1Wet Seal1
Jones New York11Wingate1
Journeys1YMCA5
Browse common businesses in Greensboro, NC


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  • #83 on the list of "Top 100 cities with the largest percentage of females (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #96 on the list of "Top 100 cities with highest percentage of college students (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #19 (27408) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Scotch-Irish first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #41 (27358) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Sierra Leonean first ancestries"
  • #57 (27408) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Scottish first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #67 (27409) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Sudanese first ancestries"
  • #99 (27407) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Somalian first ancestries"
  • #64 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that keep firearms around their homes"
  • #64 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest average weight of females"
  • #101 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that visited a dentist within the past year"
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