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The economy of Greensboro, NC employs 137,347 people. The economy of Greensboro, NC is specialized in Manufacturing; Wholesale trade; and Educational Services, which employ respectively 1.4; 1.36; and 1.27 times more people than what would be expected in a location of this size. The largest industries in Greensboro, NC are Healthcare & Social Assistance (19,534), Retail trade (18,263), and Manufacturing (15,812), and the highest paying industries are Professional, Scientific, Tech Services ($44,145), Utilities ($40,526), and Finance & Insurance ($39,774).

Median household income in Greensboro, NC is $45,064. Males in Greensboro, NC have an average income that is 1.33 times higher than the average income of females, which is $44,744. The income inequality of Greensboro, NC (measured using the Gini index) is 0.478 which is lower than the national average.


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Insurance and Medicare coverage combined with state and county level health and safety statistics for Greensboro, NC. In Guilford County, NC the age groups most likely to have health care coverage are 6-17 and 6-17, men and women, respectively. The location has a 1 to 78 primary care clinician to patient ratio and a Medicare reimbursement average per patient per year of $8,722. Robeson County, NC has the highest prevalence of homicides of any county in North Carolina.


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The closest comparable data for the census place of Greensboro, NC is from the county of Guilford County, NC.

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Greensboro, NC is home to a population of 287,019 people, from which 94.1% are citizens. The ethnic composition of the population of Greensboro, NC is composed of 127,986 White residents (44.6%), 114,175 Black residents (39.8%), 21,843 Hispanic residents (7.61%), 14,430 Asian residents (5.03%), and 6,875 Two+ residents (2.4%). The most common foreign languages in Greensboro, NC are Spanish (16,052 speakers), Vietnamese (2,606 speakers), and African Languages (2,366 speakers), but compared to other places, Greensboro, NC has a relative high number of Mon-Khmer, Cambodian (1,116 speakers), Serbo-Croatian (623 speakers), and Laotian (351 speakers).


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In 2015 universities in Greensboro, NC awarded 6,977 degrees. The student population of Greensboro, NC is skewed towards females, with 2,470 male students and 4,507 female students. Most students in Greensboro, NC are White (3,145 and 45.1%), followed by Black or African American (2,755 and 39.5%), Unknown (269 and 3.86%), and Hispanic or Latino (209 and 3%). The largest universities in Greensboro, NC by number of graduates are University of North Carolina at Greensboro (3,910 and 56%), North Carolina A & T State University (1,777 and 25.5%), and Guilford College (580 and 8.31%). The most popular majors in Greensboro, NC are General Business Administration & Management (470 and 6.74%), General Psychology (345 and 4.94%), and Liberal Arts & Sciences (257 and 3.68%). The median tuition costs in Greensboro, NC are $27,350 for private four year colleges, and $4,335 and $19,197 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.



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Housing & Living

The median property value in Greensboro, NC is $152,100, which is 0.74 times smaller than the national average of $205,000. Between 2015 and 2016 the median property value increased from $148,200 to $152,100, a 2.63% increase. The homeownership rate of Greensboro, NC is 48.9%, which is lower than the national average of 63.1%. People in Greensboro, NC have an average commute time of 18.8 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Greensboro, NC is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.


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