Greene County NC Information


Greene County Subdivisions

Greene County NC Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 21,456
Population in Households 18,929
Population in Familes 15,969
Population in Group Qrtrs 2,527
Population Density1 81
Diversity Index2 71


Median Household Income $42,532
Average Household Income $51,939
Per Capita Income $18,870


Total Housing Units 8,340 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,101 (61.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,221 (26.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,018 (12.2%)
Median Home Value $94,915
Average Home Value $124,961


Total Households 7,322
Average Household Size 2.59
Family Households 5,094
Average Family Size 3
  1. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  2. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.05% -0.19%
Households 0.01% -0.16%
Families -0.12% -0.24%
Median Household Income   2.11%
Per Capita Income   1.98%


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, 2018 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 Density # 66 35th
Diversity Index # 7 94th
Median Household Income # 58 43rd
Per Capita Income # 98 3rd

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