Greenville, NC Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Greenville, North Carolina - Basic Facts

The City of Greenville had a population of 90,683 as of July 1, 2016. Greenville ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in North Carolina. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Greenville is located at latitude 35.5964 and longitude -77.3753 in Pitt County. The formal boundaries for the City of Greenville (see map below) encompass a land area of 34.81 sq. miles and a water area of 0.75 sq. miles. Pitt County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 56 feet.

The City of Greenville (GNIS ID: 2403753) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The City of Greenville is located within Township of Greenville, a minor civil division (MCD) of Pitt County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Greenville population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Greenville: Greenesville, Greensville, Martinsborough.


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

POPULATION

Total Population 90,683
Population in Households 84,529
Population in Familes 53,824
Population in Group Qrtrs 6,154
Population Density1 2,605
Diversity Index2 59
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 38,304
Average Household Size 2.21
Family Households 18,400
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 43,053 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 14,243 (33.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 24,061 (55.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 4,749 (11.0%)
Median Home Value $158,367
Average Home Value $201,724
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $35,804
Average Household Income $55,717
Per Capita Income $23,999
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.1% 0.99%
Households 0.94% 0.93%
Families 1.53% 0.81%
Median Household Income   -0.41%
Per Capita Income   1.24%
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.

Greenville, NC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Greenville to the other 739 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs 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 # 11 99th
Population Density1 # 10 99th
Diversity Index2 # 184 75th
Median Household Income # 491 34th
Per Capita Income # 272 63rd

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