Greenville, NC

91,500 Population
34.8 square miles 2,628.8 people per square mile

Census data: ACS 2016 1-year unless noted

 

 People

Percent of State Population
0.9%
was 0.9%
Ranked 10th Highest in NC
Population Density
2,628.8
US 88.8 people/sq mile
Dependency Ratio
34.7%
was 34.8%
US Population Dependency Ratio is 49.7
Percent Foreign Born
5.9%
was 4.6%
Ranked 12th Highest in NC
Percent Under 18
18.9%
was 18.5%
Ranked 12th Highest in NC
Percent 65 and Over
9.3%
was 9.5%
Ranked 13th Highest in NC

 Economics

Unemployment Rate
4.8
was 5.8
Ranked 14th Lowest in NC
Percent Living in Poverty
30.3%
was 35.9%
Ranked 14th Lowest in NC
Median Household Income
$35,069
was $34,305
Ranked 14th Highest in NC
Gini Income Distribution
 
55.4
54.9
US Gini Index is 42.0

 Safety

Homicides per 100,000
7.7
was 8.0
 
Violent Crimes per 100,000
559.7
was 630.6
 
Property Crimes per 100,000
3,629.5
was 4,387.7
 

 Housing

Total Housing Units
43,017
was 41,313
Ranked 10th Highest in NC
Median Rent
$727
was $747
Ranked 11th Highest in NC
Total Building Permits
421
was 649
 
Occupied Housing Units
37,921
was 35,455
 
Homeownership Rate
31.1%
was 33.8%
Ranked 14th Highest in NC
Single Family Building Permits
243
was 195
 
Residential Units Per Sq Mile
1,229.2
was 1,187.1
Ranked 2nd Highest in NC
Rental Vacancy Rate
16.3%
was 20.0%
Ranked 9th Highest in NC
Multifamily Building Permits
178
was 454
 
Persons Per Dwelling Unit
2.3
was 2.4
Ranked 13th Highest in NC
Building Permits per 1000 Housing Units
10.4
was 15.9
 
Building Permits per 1000 Residents
4.7
was 7.4
 

 Health

Percent with Insurance Under 18
93.3%
was 97.8%
Ranked 12th Highest in NC
Percent with Insurance 18 to 64
88.2%
Ranked 5th Highest in NC
Percent with Insurance Over 65
100%
was 98.5%
Ranked 1st Highest in NC

 Education

Percent with High School Diploma or Higher
92.1%
was 90.3%
Ranked 3rd Highest in NC
Percent with Bachelors Degree or Higher
35.4%
was 36.8%
Ranked 9th Highest in NC

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