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Greenville, North Carolina - Basic Facts

The City of Greenville had a population of 91,005 as of July 1, 2017. 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, 2017.

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

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Greenville, NC Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 91,005
Daytime Population: Workers 56,982
Daytime Population: Residents 47,677
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 104,659
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.15
Population in Households 85,105
Population in Familes 53,979
Population in Group Qrtrs 5,900
Population Density2 2,615
Diversity Index3 60


Median Household Income $36,425
Average Household Income $58,000
Per Capita Income $25,199


Total Housing Units 43,400 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 14,248 (32.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 24,650 (56.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 4,503 (10.4%)
Median Home Value $160,145
Average Home Value $206,233


Total Households 38,897
Average Household Size 2.19
Family Households 18,613
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. 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 0.99% 0.9%
Households 1.02% 0.92%
Families 1.48% 0.78%
Median Household Income   1.22%
Per Capita Income   2.48%

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, 2017 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 # 12 99th
Population Density # 10 99th
Diversity Index # 186 75th
Median Household Income # 507 32nd
Per Capita Income # 272 63rd

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