Greenville, NC

Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA)

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2022 Population
171,196
0.349% 1-year growth
2022 Median Age
33.2
0.912% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
20%
3.14% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$54,915
8.91% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$178,700
16.7% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
80,853
0.465% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Greenville, NC had a population of 171k people with a median age of 33.2 and a median household income of $54,915. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Greenville, NC grew from 170,600 to 171,196, a 0.349% increase and its median household income grew from $50,422 to $54,915, a 8.91% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Greenville, NC are White (Non-Hispanic) (53.1%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (35%), Other (Hispanic) (3.88%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.98%), and Asian (Non-Hispanic) (1.72%).

None of the households in Greenville, NC reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

96.9% of the residents in Greenville, NC are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Greenville, NC are East Carolina University (6,984 degrees awarded in 2022), Pitt Community College (1,669 degrees), and Alexander Paul Institute of Hair Design (31 degrees).

In 2022, the median property value in Greenville, NC was $178,700, and the homeownership rate was 51.2%.

Most people in Greenville, NC drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 21.3 minutes. The average car ownership in Greenville, NC was 2 cars per household.

Greenville, NC borders .

Population & Diversity

Greenville, NC is home to a population of 171k people, from which 96.9% are citizens. As of 2022, 5.08% of Greenville, NC residents were born outside of the country (8.69k people).

In 2022, there were 1.52 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (90.9k people) in Greenville, NC than any other race or ethnicity. There were 60k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 6.64k Other (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

96.9%
2022 Citizenship
97.1%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 96.9% of Greenville, NC residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Greenville, NC was 97.1%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Greenville, NC
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    90.9k ± 289
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    60k ± 608
  3. Other (Hispanic)
    6.64k ± 849
6.74%
Hispanic Population
11.5k people

In 2022, there were 1.52 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (90.9k people) in Greenville, NC than any other race or ethnicity. There were 60k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 6.64k Other (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

6.74% of the people in Greenville, NC are hispanic (11.5k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Greenville, NC as a share of the total population.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    214,508 ± 11,254 people
  2. India
    79,868 ± 6,912 people
  3. Honduras
    39,759 ± 4,886 people

In 2022, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Greenville, NC was Mexico, the natal country of 214,508 Greenville, NC residents, followed by India with 79,868 and Honduras with 39,759.

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Foreign-Born Population

5.08%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
8.69k people
4.77%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
8.14k people

As of 2022, 5.08% of Greenville, NC residents (8.69k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Greenville, NC was 4.77%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    3,454 ± 426
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    2,526 ± 464
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    1,879 ± 367

Greenville, NC has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.37 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Greenville, NC employs 80.9k people. The largest industries in Greenville, NC are Health Care & Social Assistance (14,644 people), Educational Services (10,356 people), and Retail Trade (9,330 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($62,648), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting ($58,220), and Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($57,500).

Occupations

80.9k
2022 Value
± 2,756
0.465%
1 Year growth
± 4.73%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Greenville, NC grew at a rate of 0.465%, from 80.5k employees to 80.9k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Greenville, NC, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (8,349 people), Management Occupations (7,842 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (7,740 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Greenville, NC.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

80.9k
2022 Value
± 2,756
0.465%
1 Year growth
± 4.73%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Greenville, NC grew at a rate of 0.465%, from 80.5k employees to 80.9k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Greenville, NC, are Health Care & Social Assistance (14,644 people), Educational Services (10,356 people), and Retail Trade (9,330 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Greenville, NC, though some of these residents may live in Greenville, NC and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$43,454
Median earning men ± $1,950
$34,013
Median earning women ± $1,061

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($59,216), Information ($58,603), and Public Administration ($54,672).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Public Administration ($51,611), Information ($45,864), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($45,600).

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Establishments by Size

The industries with the most establishments
  1. 1,675
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  2. 948
    Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing
  3. 799
    Retail Trade

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Civics

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North Carolina is currently represented by 14 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

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In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

The following chart shows elected senators in the United States over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

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US Representatives from North Carolina

North Carolina is currently represented by 14 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for North Carolina have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Education

In 2022, universities in Greenville, NC awarded 8,684 degrees. The student population of Greenville, NC in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 13,569 male students and 20,777 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Greenville, NC are White (5,674 and 65.9%), followed by Black or African American (1,507 and 17.5%), Hispanic or Latino (574 and 6.67%), and Two or More Races (305 and 3.54%).

The largest universities in Greenville, NC by number of degrees awarded are East Carolina University (6,984 and 80.4%), Pitt Community College (1,669 and 19.2%), and Alexander Paul Institute of Hair Design (31 and 0.357%).

The most popular majors in Greenville, NC are General Business Administration & Management (644 and 7.42%), Registered Nursing (560 and 6.45%), and Liberal Arts & Sciences (536 and 6.17%).

The median tuition cost in Greenville, NC for a public four year colleges is $4,452 for in-state students and $20,729 for out-of-state students.

Applicants, Admissions & Enrolled

University
Measure

In 2022 in Greenville, NC, the percentage of applicants admitted was 92.3%, while the percentage of admitted who enrolled was 19.2%. The number of students enrolled in 2022 was 34,346 (39.5% men and 60.5% women).

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Enrollments by Gender and Races

Universities

In 2022 there were 34,346 students enrolled in Greenville, NC, 39.5% men and 60.5% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 20,799 records, of which 59.6% were women and 40.4% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 374 degrees awarded
  2. 282 degrees awarded
  3. 274 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Greenville, NC was Registered Nursing with 374 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Bachelors Degree from schools in Greenville, NC according to their major.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 6,984 degrees awarded
  2. 1,669 degrees awarded
  3. 31 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was East Carolina University with 6,984 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

University

In 2022, 3,183 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Greenville, NC, which is 0.579 times less than the 5,501 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2022 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 5,674 degrees mean that there were 3.77 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 1,507 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Universities

Public, 4-year or above ($4,452) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Public, 4-year or above ($2,873) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2022.

Public, 4-year or above ($1,546) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

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Educational Attainment

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Greenville, NC was $178,700 in 2022, which is 0.634 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $153,100 to $178,700, a 16.7% increase. The homeownership rate in Greenville, NC is 51.2%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Greenville, NC have an average commute time of 21.3 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Greenville, NC is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Greenville, NC is $54,915. In 2022, the county with the highest Median Household Income in Greenville, NC was Wake County, NC with a value of $96,734, followed by Union County, NC and Orange County, NC, with respective values of $95,533 and $85,785.

Property

$178,700
Median Property Value 2022
±$5,721
$36,960
Median Property Taxes
±$1,610

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Greenville, NC the largest share of households pay taxes in the $800 - $1,499 range.

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in Greenville, NC compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

51.2%
Homeownership
2022
65%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 51.2% of the housing units in Greenville, NC were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 51.2%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

In 2022, the county with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Greenville, NC was Wake County, NC with a value of $96,734, followed by Union County, NC and Orange County, NC, with respective values of $95,533 and $85,785.

The following map shows all of the counties in Greenville, NC colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

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$54,915
Median Household Income
± $2,627
72.2k
Number of Households
± 2,519

In 2022, the median household income of the 72.2k households in Greenville, NC grew to $54,915 from the previous year's value of $50,422.

The following chart displays the households in Greenville, NC distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Greenville, NC is from Greenville, NC.
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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (78%)
  2. Worked At Home (9.12%)
  3. Carpooled (9.07%)

In 2022, 78% of workers in Greenville, NC drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (9.12%) and those who carpooled to work (9.07%).

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Commute Time

21.3 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Greenville, NC have a shorter commute time (21.3 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 2.25% of the workforce in Greenville, NC have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Greenville, NC distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Greenville, NC have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

20% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Greenville, NC (33k out of 165k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 18 - 24, followed by Males 18 - 24 and then Females 25 - 34.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Greenville, NC is Black, followed by White and Hispanic.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Health

89.9% of the population of Greenville, NC has health coverage, with 45.4% on employee plans, 14.8% on Medicaid, 10.4% on Medicare, 17.6% on non-group plans, and 1.71% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in North Carolina see 1399 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.427% decrease from the previous year (1405 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1710 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 363 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,399 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in North Carolina

Primary care physicians in North Carolina see an average of 1,399 patients per year. This represents a 0.427% decrease from the previous year (1,405 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in North Carolina in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 23.6% under 18 years, 28.8% between 18 and 34 years, 33.6% between 35 and 64 years, and 13.9% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 46.2% were men and 53.8% were women.

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Uninsured People

10.1%
Uninsured
45.4%
Employer Coverage
14.8%
Medicaid
10.4%
Medicare
17.6%
Non-Group
1.71%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Greenville, NC grew by 2.94% from 9.86% to 10.1%.

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