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Greensboro: Population Profile

Metropolitan Area Residents

1980: 951,000

1990: 1,050,304

2000: 1,251,509

Percent change, 1990–2000: 19.2%

U.S. rank in 1980: 44th

U.S. rank in 1990: 45th

U.S. rank in 2000: 36th

City Residents

1980: 155,642

1990: 185,125

2000: 223,891

2003 estimate: 229,110

Percent change, 1990–2000: 20.9%

U.S. rank in 1980: 100th

U.S. rank in 1990: 88th

U.S. rank in 2000: 88th (State rank: 3rd)

Density: 2,138.3 people per square mile (in 2000, based on 2000 land area)

Racial and ethnic characteristics (2000)

White: 124,243

Black or African American: 83,728

American Indian and Alaska Native: 989

Asian: 6,357

Native American and Other Pacific Islander: 89

Hispanic or Latino (may be of any race): 9,742

Other: 4,647

Percent of residents born in state: 57.8% (2000)

Age characteristics (2000)

Population under 5 years old: 14,214

Population 5 to 9 years old: 14,606

Population 10 to 14 years old: 13,620

Population 15 to 19 years old: 16,773

Population 20 to 24 years old: 22,183

Population 25 to 44 years old: 37,483

Population 45 to 54 years old: 33,296

Population 55 to 59 years old: 28,068

Population 60 to 64 years old: 9,621

Population 65 to 74 years old: 13,607

Population 75 to 84 years old: 9,400

Population 85 years and older: 3,572

Median age: 33.0 years

Births (2003)

Total number: 3,394

Deaths (2003)

Total number: 1,916 (of which, 33 were infants under the age of 1 year)

Money income (1999)

Per capita income: $22,986

Median household income: $39,661

Total households: 92,084

Number of households with income of . . .

less than $10,000: 8,481

$10,000 to $14,999: 5,512

$15,000 to $24,999: 13,154

$25,000 to $34,999: 13,635

$35,000 to $49,999: 16,054

$50,000 to $74,999: 17,254

$75,000 to $99,999: 7,674

$100,000 to $149,999: 5,967

$150,000 to $199,999: 2,035

$200,000 or more: 2,318

Percent of families below poverty level: 8.6% (38.8% of which were female householder families with related children under 5 years)

2002 FBI Crime Index Total: 15,128