StatisticGreensboroNorth CarolinaNational
Population density (sq mi)2,19621891
Median age34.738.337.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)46%57%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1847%43%43%
Speak English87%89%79%
Speak Spanish6%7%13%

Key findings

  • The population density in Greensboro is 907% higher than North Carolina
  • The median age in Greensboro is 9% lower than North Carolina
  • In Greensboro 48.15% of the population is White
  • In Greensboro 41.85% of the population is Black
  • In Greensboro 4.34% of the population is Asian

Compare Greensboro, NC Demographics


      Greensboro population breakdown by race

      RaceGreensboroNorth CarolinaNational
      American Indian0.38%1.18%0.82%
      Native Hawaiian0.08%0.07%0.18%
      Mixed race2.28%2.45%3.06%
      Other race2.92%3.01%4.75%
      In Greensboro, 7.4% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
      Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

      Household income distribution

      Place of birth by citizenship

      Greensboro age breakdown

      Marital status

      Age of children in married couples

      Source: The Greensboro, NC demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).