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Greensboro
  • City in North Carolina

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grade A minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade B
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade C
  3. Housing
    grade B minus
  4. Nightlife
    grade A minus
  5. Good for Families
    grade B+
  6. Diversity
    grade A+
  7. Jobs
    grade B
  8. Weather
    grade B+
  9. Cost of Living
    grade B
  10. Health & Fitness
    grade B
  11. Outdoor Activities
    grade B+
  12. Commute
    grade A minus

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Greensboro is a city in North Carolina with a population of 291,303. Greensboro is in Guilford County and is one of the best places to live in North Carolina. Living in Greensboro offers residents a dense suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In Greensboro there are a lot of restaurants and parks. Many families and young professionals live in Greensboro and residents tend to lean liberal. The public schools in Greensboro are above average.

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About Greensboro...
Population
291,303

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$156,300
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$877
National
$1,062
Area Feel
Dense Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    50%
  • Own
    50%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade C
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    656.6
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    19.7
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    31.7
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    193.7
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    737.6
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    2,501.9
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    371.8
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    12%
  • 10-17 years
    10%
  • 18-24 years
    13%
  • 25-34 years
    15%
  • 35-44 years
    12%
  • 45-54 years
    12%
  • 55-64 years
    11%
  • 65+ years
    14%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    14%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    24%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    30%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    22%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    10%
    national  12%

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