Greene County NC Information


Greene County Subdivisions

Greene County NC Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 21,449
Population in Households 19,129
Population in Familes 16,097
Population in Group Qrtrs 2,320
Population Density1 81
Diversity Index2 71


Total Households 7,370
Average Household Size 2.6
Family Households 5,139
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 8,294 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,947 (59.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,423 (29.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 924 (11.1%)
Median Home Value $90,791
Average Home Value $114,772


Median Household Income $39,412
Average Household Income $50,064
Per Capita Income $18,255
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.07% -0.07%
Households 0.12% -0.05%
Families -0.01% -0.12%
Median Household Income   1.61%
Per Capita Income   1.46%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Greene County NC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Greene County to the other 100 counties and county equivalents in North Carolina by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 82 19th
Population Density1 # 66 35th
Diversity Index2 # 7 94th
Median Household Income # 56 45th
Per Capita Income # 94 7th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE North Carolina Census Data Comparison Tool.