Greensboro, North Carolina

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Population in 2013: 279,639 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +24.9%
Males: 131,069  (46.9%)
Females: 148,570  (53.1%)
Median resident age:  33.9 years
North Carolina median age:  37.0 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 (it was $22,986 in 2000)

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 2012: 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.

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Greensboro races chart
  • 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%)

Races in Greensboro detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

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

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Ancestries: English (7.8%), German (7.5%), Irish (5.9%), United States (4.8%), Scotch-Irish (2.3%), Scottish (2.1%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 770 feet

Land area: 104.7 square miles.

Population density: 2,671 people per square mile   (average).

Greensboro,NC real estate house value index trend

Greensboro, North Carolina map

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: 9.8%
  • 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%

28,514 residents are foreign born (1.8% Asia).

This city:  10.3%
North Carolina:  7.7%



According to our research of North Carolina and other state lists there were 464 registered sex offenders living in Greensboro, North Carolina as of May 22, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Greensboro to the number of sex offenders is 597 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%)

Greensboro satellite photo by USGS

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

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

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

Greensboro household income distribution Greensboro home values distribution

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) 578.9550.1511.6516.8518.3557.8569.8614.0586.8535.9444.7380.9

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City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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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Greensboro tourist attractions:

Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

6.6%
North Carolina:

6.5%

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%)

Work and jobs in Greensboro: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Greensboro, North Carolina

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Greensboro-area historical tornado activity is slightly below North Carolina state average. It is 23% smaller 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 83% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 270.7 miles away from the city center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 214.9 miles away from Greensboro center
On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:14, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, 4.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 148.7 miles away from the city center
On 11/2/2006 at 17:53:02, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 140.0 miles away from the city center
On 11/23/2006 at 10:42:57, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.3 LG) earthquake occurred 141.0 miles away from Greensboro center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB) earthquake occurred 220.7 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS)

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, Droughts: 2, Ice Storms: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Flood: 1, Freeze: 1, Snowfall: 1, Storm: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Greensboro topographic map

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 in Greensboro:

  • CHARTER GREENSBORO BEHAVIORAL HLTH SYS (provides emergency services, 700 WALTER REED DRIVE)
  • FRIENDWAY GROUP HOME (202 FRIENDWAY ROAD)
  • GUILFORD II (1800 STRATHMORE DRIVE)
  • HUMANA HOSPITAL-GREENSBORO (provides emergency services, 801 GREEN VALLEY RD BOX 29526)
  • RHA/HOWELL CARE CENTERS/GATEWOOD (1508 GATEWOOD AVENUE)
  • RHA/HOWELL CARE CENTERS/ROLLINGWOOD (4206 WEST FRIENDLY AVENUE)
  • RHA/HOWELL CARE CENTERS/WESTMINISTER (1111 WESTRIDGE ROAD)
  • VENCOR HOSPITAL GREENSBORO (2401 SOUTHSIDE BLVD)
  • VOCA-MEADOWOOD GROUP HOME (401 MEADOWOOD STREET)
  • WESLEY LONG COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (501 N ELAM AV)
  • WESTRIDGE (908 WESTRIDGE ROAD)

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.

Colleges/Universities in Greensboro:

  • University of North Carolina at Greensboro (Full-time enrollment: 16,174; Location: 1400 Spring Garden St; Public; Website: www.uncg.edu; Offers Doctor's degree)
  • North Carolina A & T State University (FT enrollment: 9,805; Location: 1601 E Market St; Public; Website: www.ncat.edu; Offers Doctor's degree)
  • Guilford College (FT enrollment: 2,211; Location: 5800 W Friendly Avenue; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.guilford.edu)
  • Greensboro College (FT enrollment: 977; Location: 815 W Market St; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.greensboro.edu; Offers Master's degree)
  • Bennett College (FT enrollment: 703; Location: 900 E Washington St; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.bennett.edu)
  • Virginia College-Greensboro (FT enrollment: 218; Location: 3740 South Holden Road; Private, for-profit)
  • Brookstone College-Greensboro (FT enrollment: 191; Location: 424 Gallimore Dairy Road; Private, for-profit; Website: www.brookstone.edu)
  • The Hair Design School-E Greensboro (FT enrollment: 163; Location: 2001 E Wendover Ave; Private, for-profit; Website: www.empire.edu)
  • Leons Beauty School Inc (FT enrollment: 159; Location: 1305 COLISEUM BLVD.; Private, for-profit; Website: LEONSSTYLESALONS.COM)
  • Empire Beauty School-West Greensboro (FT enrollment: 106; Location: 1312 Bridford Parkway; Private, for-profit; Website: www.empire.edu)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Greensboro:

  • Guilford Technical Community College (about 9 miles; Jamestown, NC; Full-time enrollment: 13,068)
  • High Point University (about 13 miles; High Point, NC; FT enrollment: 4,240)
  • Elon University (about 18 miles; Elon, NC; FT enrollment: 6,403)
  • Winston-Salem State University (about 23 miles; Winston-Salem, NC; FT enrollment: 5,378)
  • Davidson County Community College (about 26 miles; Thomasville, NC; FT enrollment: 3,581)
  • Forsyth Technical Community College (about 26 miles; Winston Salem, NC; FT enrollment: 7,190)
  • Alamance Community College (about 26 miles; Graham, NC; FT enrollment: 3,614)

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

Main business address in Greensboro include: OAKWOOD HOMES CORP (A), V F CORP (B), FNB FINANCIAL SERVICES CORP (C), GUILFORD MILLS INC (D), TIMCO AVIATION SERVICES INC (E), UNIFI INC (F), TANGER FACTORY OUTLET CENTERS INC (G), TANGER PROPERTIES LTD PARTNERSHIP /NC/ (H). 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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 88.6. This is about average.

City:

88.6
U.S.:

74.2

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2005 was 0.704. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 1.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.704
U.S.:

0.303

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 8.91. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 1.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.91
U.S.:

6.58

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 0.397. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 1.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.397
U.S.:

1.929

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 32.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

32.5
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 13.7. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 1.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

13.7
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 8.59. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.59
U.S.:

9.14

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

AUTUMN FOREST MHP (Population served: 760, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2007 and SEP-2007, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (AUG-09-2007), St Public Notif requested (NOV-14-2007), St Formal NOV issued (NOV-14-2007)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2006 and DEC-2006, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JAN-30-2007), St Public Notif requested (MAR-23-2007), St Formal NOV issued (MAR-23-2007)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2006 and SEP-2006, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JAN-30-2007), St Public Notif requested (JAN-31-2007), St Formal NOV issued (JAN-31-2007)
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - In JUL-01-1993, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: Fed Public Notif requested (AUG-29-1994), Fed Formal NOV issued (AUG-29-1994), Fed PAO issued (JAN-26-1995), Fed Public Notif requested (JAN-26-1995), Fed Compliance achieved (FEB-27-1995), Fed No addtl Formal Action needed (NOV-27-1995), St Intentional no-action (JUL-15-2010), St Compliance achieved (JUL-15-2010)
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
DEERHURST MHC (Population served: 395, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2011 and DEC-2011, Contaminant: Combined Radium (-226 and -228). Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (JUN-03-2011), St Public Notif received (JAN-04-2012), St Public Notif requested (JAN-26-2012), St Formal NOV issued (JAN-26-2012), St Compliance achieved (JAN-30-2012)
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2011 and SEP-2011, Contaminant: Combined Radium (-226 and -228). Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (JUN-03-2011), St Public Notif received (JAN-04-2012), St Public Notif requested (JAN-26-2012), St Formal NOV issued (JAN-26-2012), St Compliance achieved (JAN-30-2012)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2011 and JUN-2011, Contaminant: Combined Radium (-226 and -228). Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (JUN-03-2011), St Public Notif received (JUL-07-2011), St Public Notif requested (AUG-11-2011), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-11-2011), St Compliance achieved (JAN-30-2012)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2011 and MAR-2011, Contaminant: Combined Radium (-226 and -228). Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (JUN-03-2011), St Formal NOV issued (JUN-03-2011), St Public Notif requested (JUN-03-2011), St Public Notif received (JUL-07-2011), St Compliance achieved (JAN-30-2012)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2009 and MAR-2009, Contaminant: Combined Uranium. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAY-22-2009)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2009 and MAR-2009, Contaminant: Combined Uranium. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAY-22-2009)
  • 41 other older health violations
Past monitoring violations:
  • Failure to Conduct Assessment Monitoring - In JAN-2010, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (FEB-26-2010), St Public Notif received (JUN-15-2010)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2008, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-04-2009), St Formal NOV issued (MAY-04-2009), St Public Notif received (JUN-30-2009), St AO (w/penalty) issued (AUG-13-2009), St Compliance achieved (AUG-31-2011)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In AUG-2008, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-18-2008), St Formal NOV issued (DEC-18-2008), St AO (w/penalty) issued (FEB-17-2009), St Other (JUL-28-2009), St Compliance achieved (JUN-21-2010), St Public Notif received (JUL-05-2011)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2005, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-20-2006), St Formal NOV issued (JUL-20-2006), St AO (w/penalty) issued (AUG-13-2009), St Compliance achieved (AUG-31-2011)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - 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), St Compliance achieved (DEC-28-2006)
  • 14 regular monitoring violations
  • One other older monitoring violation
CEDAR PARK MHP (Population served: 104, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2010 and MAR-2010, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (APR-28-2010), St Public Notif requested (APR-28-2010), St Compliance achieved (JUN-01-2010), St Public Notif received (NOV-15-2011)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2007, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-29-2008), St Formal NOV issued (MAY-29-2008), St AO (w/penalty) issued (JUN-26-2008), St Compliance achieved (SEP-24-2009)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2007 and MAR-2007, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (MAY-10-2007), St Public Notif requested (MAY-10-2007), St Compliance achieved (AUG-01-2008)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2005 and DEC-2005, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (MAY-15-2006), St Public Notif requested (MAY-15-2006), St Compliance achieved (AUG-01-2006)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JAN-01-2001, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAR-22-2004), St Formal NOV issued (MAR-22-2004), St Compliance achieved (JAN-01-2006)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One other older monitoring violation
QUAKER LAKE CONFERENCE CENTER #2 (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
MEMORIAL PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH (Population served: 75, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2010 and SEP-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-24-2010), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-24-2010), St Public Notif received (SEP-16-2010), St Compliance achieved (DEC-31-2010)
REHOBETH UNITED METH CHURCH (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In APR-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (APR-18-2005), St Public Notif requested (APR-18-2005), St Public Notif received (MAY-02-2005), St Compliance achieved (JUN-11-2010), St Intentional no-action (JUN-11-2010)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JAN-01-2006, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-28-2006), St Formal NOV issued (JUN-28-2006), St Public Notif received (JUL-26-2006), St Compliance achieved (DEC-31-2006), St Public Notif received (MAR-08-2007)
CHIL-OAK-TON MHP (Population served: 31, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2014, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-19-2014), St Formal NOV issued (JUN-19-2014), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (JUN-19-2014), St Public Notif received (JUL-18-2014), St Compliance achieved (JUL-31-2014)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2006, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JAN-18-2007), St Public Notif requested (JAN-18-2007), St Compliance achieved (JUL-21-2008)
SOUTHWEST PARK #2 (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation

Drinking water stations with addresses in Greensboro that have no violations reported:

  • GREENSBORO CAMPGROUNDS INC (Population served: 246, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • LYNWOOD LAKES BAPTIST CHURCH (Population served: 40, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • QUAKER LAKE CONFERENCE CENTER (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
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

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, North Carolina environmental map by EPA

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Greensboro compared to North Carolina state average:

  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.
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%)

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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%
Here: 46.7%
USA: 50.2%

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
Guilford County:

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.
State:

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
Guilford County:

3.92 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.96 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.57 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

9.2%
North Carolina:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Guilford County:

27.8%
North Carolina:

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

14.9%
State:

15.6%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 106$489,628$55,4307$8,024
Other Government Administration 97$459,664$56,8664$4,956
Judicial and Legal 12$76,110$76,1101$1,474
Police Protection - Officers 656$2,723,436$49,8190$0
Police - Other 143$605,362$50,80030$15,788
Firefighters 498$1,969,662$47,4620$0
Fire - Other 46$254,346$66,3510$0
Streets and Highways 240$773,382$38,66915$16,104
Welfare 24$86,292$43,14611$20,576
Solid Waste Management 110$356,548$38,8960$0
Sewerage 161$592,298$44,1466$5,306
Parks and Recreation 231$787,632$40,916214$117,850
Housing and Community Development(Local) 48$199,440$49,8608$14,396
Water Supply 148$509,914$41,3449$10,252
Local Libraries 66$228,410$41,52942$42,854
Other and Unallocable 395$1,450,822$44,07656$46,286
Totals for Government 2,981$11,562,946$46,547403$303,866

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

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $14,488,000 ($51.81)
    Sewerage: $11,926,000 ($42.65)
    Water Utilities: $6,365,000 ($22.76)
    Solid Waste Management: $6,136,000 ($21.94)
    Local Fire Protection: $4,269,000 ($15.27)
    Parks and Recreation: $2,641,000 ($9.44)
    Housing and Community Development: $1,822,000 ($6.52)
    General Public Buildings: $1,764,000 ($6.31)
    General - Other: $146,000 ($0.52)
    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 ($196.36)
    Sewerage: $38,607,000 ($138.06)
    Parks and Recreation: $36,117,000 ($129.16)
    Local Fire Protection: $33,448,000 ($119.61)
    General - Other: $25,857,000 ($92.47)
    Solid Waste Management: $21,954,000 ($78.51)
    Liquor Stores: $18,598,000 ($66.51)
    Regular Highways: $17,021,000 ($60.87)
    Water Utilities: $13,829,000 ($49.45)
    Central Staff Services: $10,075,000 ($36.03)
    Housing and Community Development: $8,493,000 ($30.37)
    Libraries: $8,011,000 ($28.65)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $4,085,000 ($14.61)
    Financial Administration: $3,450,000 ($12.34)
    Natural Resources - Other: $2,684,000 ($9.60)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,122,000 ($4.01)
    General Public Buildings: $963,000 ($3.44)
    Parking Facilities: $926,000 ($3.31)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities, NEC: $569,000 ($2.03)
    Health - Other: $145,000 ($0.52)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $8,663,000 ($30.98)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - General - Other: $1,426,000 ($5.10)
    Health - Other: $99,000 ($0.35)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $1,665,000 ($5.95)
    Police Protection: $731,000 ($2.61)
    Sewerage: $560,000 ($2.00)
    Parks and Recreation: $399,000 ($1.43)
    Water Utilities: $240,000 ($0.86)
    General - Other: $169,000 ($0.60)
    Local Fire Protection: $140,000 ($0.50)
    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 ($454.06)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $7,418,000 ($26.53)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $61,256,000 ($219.05)
    Parks and Recreation: $14,664,000 ($52.44)
    Solid Waste Management: $11,686,000 ($41.79)
    All Other: $3,984,000 ($14.25)
    Parking Facilities: $2,417,000 ($8.64)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $386,000 ($1.38)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $5,137,000 ($18.37)
    All Other: $4,919,000 ($17.59)
    Transit Utilities: $137,000 ($0.49)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $38,466,000 ($137.56)
    All Other: $2,401,000 ($8.59)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $9,101,000 ($32.55)
    General Revenue, NEC: $8,625,000 ($30.84)
    Donations From Private Sources: $1,504,000 ($5.38)
    Sale of Property: $770,000 ($2.75)
    Rents: $473,000 ($1.69)
    Special Assessments: $35,000 ($0.13)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $22,612,000 ($80.86)
    Liquor Stores: $22,011,000 ($78.71)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $15,661,000 ($56.00)
    Highways: $6,600,000 ($23.60)
    Transit Utilities: $1,803,000 ($6.45)
    All Other: $605,000 ($2.16)
  • Tax - Property: $116,021,000 ($414.90)
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $4,310,000 ($15.41)
    Other Selective Sales: $3,325,000 ($11.89)
    NEC: $3,036,000 ($10.86)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $2,985,000 ($10.67)
    Other License: $1,160,000 ($4.15)
    Motor Vehicle License: $897,000 ($3.21)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $285,000 ($1.02)

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

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $420,964,000 ($1505.38)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $415,553,000 ($1486.03)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $30,400,000 ($108.71)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $24,989,000 ($89.36)

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

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $65,554,000 ($234.42)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $181,900,000 ($650.48)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $11,543,000 ($41.28)

6.15% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($38,421 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.15%
North Carolina average:

7.13%

0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($190 average AGI)
Guilford County:

0.03%
North Carolina average:

0.10%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Forsyth County, NC  0.51% ($34,187 average AGI)
from Randolph County, NC  0.41% ($28,043)
from Davidson County, NC  0.37% ($30,405)


5.88% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($38,896 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.88%
North Carolina average:

6.77%

0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($429 average AGI)
Guilford County:

0.05%
North Carolina average:

0.10%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Forsyth County, NC  0.53% ($38,035 average AGI)
to Randolph County, NC  0.39% ($30,400)
to Wake County, NC  0.35% ($36,864)

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
ALDI2Jones New York11
ALDO1Journeys1
AMF Bowling1Justice2
AT&T7KFC5
Abercrombie & Fitch1Kincaid1
Abercrombie Kids1Kmart1
Ace Hardware4Knights Inn1
Advance Auto Parts7Kohl's2
Aeropostale1La Quinta1
American Eagle Outfitters1La-Z-Boy1
Ann Taylor2Lane Bryant2
Apple Store1Lane Furniture3
Applebee's2LensCrafters2
Arby's7Little Caesars Pizza5
Ashley Furniture1Lowe's4
Audi1Macy's2
AutoZone8Marriott7
BMW1Marshalls1
Bakers1MasterBrand Cabinets11
Banana Republic1Maurices1
Barnes & Noble1McDonald's19
Baskin-Robbins3Men's Wearhouse3
Bath & Body Works3Microtel1
Baymont Inn1Motel 62
Bed Bath & Beyond2Motherhood Maternity5
Ben & Jerry's1New Balance6
Best Western2New York & Co2
Blockbuster4Nike28
Brooks Brothers1Nissan1
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
Chevrolet2PetSmart2
Chick-Fil-A8Pier 1 Imports2
Chico's1Pizza Hut5
Chipotle2Plato's Closet1
Chuck E. Cheese's1Popeyes1
Church's Chicken4Qdoba Mexican Grill1
Cinnabon 1Quality3
Circle K7Quiznos6
Clarion1RadioShack5
Clarks1Ramada1
Cold Stone Creamery3Red Lobster1
Coldwater Creek1Red Robin1
Comfort Inn1Red Roof Inn2
Comfort Suites2Rite Aid8
Costco1Rooms To Go2
Cracker Barrel2Ruby Tuesday3
Cricket Wireless7Rue211
Curves3Ryder Rental & Truck Leasing2
Dairy Queen2SAS Shoes1
Days Inn3SONIC Drive-In4
Decora Cabinetry6Sam's Club1
Dennys1Sears4
Discount Tire1Sheraton1
Domino's Pizza10Shoe Carnival1
DressBarn2Sleep Inn1
Dressbarn2Soma Intimates1
Dunkin Donuts5Spencer Gifts1
Econo Lodge1Sprint Nextel7
Eddie Bauer1Staples2
Express2Starbucks12
Extended Stay America1Steak 'n Shake2
Extended Stay Deluxe1Studio 61
FedEx77Studio Plus Deluxe Studios1
Finish Line1Subaru1
Firestone Complete Auto Care3Suburban1
Foot Locker3Subway25
Ford2Super 82
Forever 211T-Mobile14
GNC7T.G.I. Driday's1
GameStop6T.J.Maxx2
Gap3Taco Bell10
Goodwill1Talbots1
Gymboree2Target3
H&R Block15The Limited1
Hardee's4The Room Place1
Haworth1Torrid1
Hilton4Toyota1
Hobby Lobby1Toys"R"Us2
Holiday Inn5True Value2
Hollister Co.1U-Haul12
Home Depot3UPS88
Honda1Vans1
Hot Topic1Verizon Wireless3
Hyatt1Victoria's Secret2
Hyundai1Volkswagen1
IHOP3Waffle House3
J. Jill1Walgreens7
J.Crew1Walmart4
JCPenney1Wendy's12
Jamba Juice1Wet Seal1
Jimmy Jazz1Wingate1
JoS. A. Bank1YMCA5

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  • #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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