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Greenville, NC Metro Area


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2022 population: 173,542   ( 5,394 from 2010)
Land area: 652.4 square miles
Population density: 266.0 persons per square mile

2022 Census data
White:91,471 52.71% 4.8%
Black:61,95235.70% 9.0%
Indian:5520.32% 16.5%
Asian:3,6012.08% 36.8%
2+ races:3,7102.14% 37.5%
Hispanic:12,2567.06% 33.2%
Total non-White:82,07147.29% 13.8%

2020-2022 ComponentsNumberRate
Births:4,570 13.4
Deaths:3,74811.0
Net Migration: 2,1786.4
Net Immigration: 2590.8
Change in White population:-4,567 -2.7
Change in Non-White pop.:9,961 5.9




Race Breakdown with Components of Population Change

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Year:
Total population:
White:
Black:
Indian:
Asian:
2+ races:
Hispanic:
Total non-White:

2010
168,148
96,03857.12%
56,81333.79%
4740.28%
2,6321.57%
2,6991.61%
9,2025.47%
72,11042.88%

2000
133,798
81,61361.00%
44,81933.50%
3300.25%
1,4751.10%
1,1660.87%
4,2163.15%
52,18539.00%

1990
107,924
70,60765.42%
35,91933.28%
1240.11%
6990.65%
n/a
5750.53%
37,31734.58%

1980
90,146
58,42264.81%
30,50633.84%
700.08%
2690.30%
n/a
8220.91%
31,72435.19%

1970
73,900
48,17665.19%
25,44934.44%
240.03%
780.11%
n/a
1420.19%
25,724 34.81%

Decade:
Components:
Births:
Deaths:
Net Migration:
Net Immigration:
Change in White population:
Change in Non-White pop.:

2000's
NumberRate
19,654 14.7
10,1097.6
14,08010.5
2,4711.8
14,425 10.8
19,925 14.9
1990's
NumberRate
17,689 16.4
9,6408.9
7,9707.4
7580.7
11,006 10.2
14,868 13.8
1980's
NumberRate
14,518 16.1
7,684 8.5
11,671 12.9
n/a
12,185 13.5
5,593 6.2
1970's
NumberRate
n/a
n/a
9,025 12.2
n/a
10,246 13.9
6,000 8.1

Age, Family & Household Data for Greenville, NC Metro Area

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Year:
 
Median Age:
Under 18:
Voting Age Population:
Over 65:
Households:
Persons Per HH:
Families (%HH):
Married Couples (%Fams):
Single Mothers (%Fams):
Non-Family (%HH):

2022
NumberPercent
33.2
36,337 20.9%
137,205 79.1%
24,072 13.9%
72,153
2.28
40,398 56.0%
25,613 63.4%
6,528 16.2%
31,755 44.0%

2010
NumberPercent
31.0
37,798 22.5%
130,350 77.5%
16,619 9.9%
67,577
2.39
39,665 58.7%
26,372 66.5%
6,278 15.8%
27,912 41.3%

2000
NumberPercent
30.8
31,437 23.5%
102,361 76.5%
12,878 9.6%
52,603
2.42
32,643 62.1%
23,092 70.7%
4,637 14.2%
19,960 37.9%

1990
NumberPercent
29.5
26,184 24.3%
81,740 75.7%
10,440 9.7%
40,432
2.54
26,529 65.6%
19,481 73.4%
3,136 11.8%
13,903 34.4%

1980
NumberPercent
26.3
23,412 26.0%
66,734 74.0%
7,721 8.6%
30,265
2.76
21,736 71.8%
16,909 77.8%
2,131 9.8%
8,529 28.2%

2022 Housing Data for Greenville, NC Metro Area

Housing Data
 Number%
Housing Units80,763 
Median Value$178,700 
Occupied72,15389.3%
Vacant8,61010.7%
Owned36,96051.2%
Rented35,19348.8%
Median Rent$911 
Single-Family Units47,45958.8%
    Detached39,26748.6%
    Attached8,19210.1%
Buldings with 5+ Units19,80024.5%
Mobile Homes8,79010.9%

2022 Income & Employment Data for Greenville, NC Metro Area

Household Income
RangeNumber%
Less than $10,0006,2418.6%
$10,000 to $14,9994,1205.7%
$15,000 to $19,9992,9434.1%
$20,000 to $24,9992,9004.0%
$25,000 to $29,9992,5983.6%
$30,000 to $34,9993,6165.0%
$35,000 to $39,9993,4914.8%
$40,000 to $44,9994,0395.6%
$45,000 to $49,9993,4344.8%
$50,000 to $59,9995,5057.6%
$60,000 to $74,9996,9199.6%
$75,000 to $99,9999,05512.5%
$100,000 to $124,9995,3687.4%
$125,000 to $149,9994,5746.3%
$150,000 to $199,9993,7325.2%
$200,000 or more3,6185.0%
Median Household Income54,915 
Per Capita Income32,224 
Cost of Living Index   (100 = average)
Compared to U.S.85 
Welfare Households
 Number%
SSI3,8495.3%
Public Assistance1,0511.5%
Public Asst. or Food Stamps10,93115.1%
Labor Force, Ages 25-64
 Number%
Employed71,63166.5%
Unemployed5,8715.4%
In Armed Forces5380.5%
Total Labor Force78,04072.4%
Not in Labor Force29,71627.6%
Real Unemployment Rate 33.0%
Class of Worker
 MaleFemale% Male
Private Sector27,93223,86753.9%
Non-Profit2,5625,14233.3%
Self-Employed4,3282,48763.5%
Local Government2,5113,14244.4%
State Government3,4034,64742.3%
Federal Government26837641.6%
Total Private + Self32,26026,35455.0%
Total Non-Profit + Govt.8,74413,30739.7%
Total41,00439,66150.8%
Pct. Govt.17.8%  
Occupation
 Number%
Management, Business, Science, Arts10,82413.4%
Sales and Office Occupations16,08919.9%
Professional, Technical22,25327.5%
Service Occupations15,19418.8%
Farming, Forestry, Fishing3330.4%
All others16,49320.4%
White Collar 60.8%
Industry
 Number%
Health care and social assistance14,64418.1%
Educational services10,35612.8%
Retail trade9,33011.5%
Manufacturing8,48210.5%
Accommodation and food services7,3609.1%
Construction4,4315.5%
Professional, scientific, technical3,3944.2%
Public administration3,2944.1%
Other services3,2734.0%
Administrative, support, waste mgmt.3,1643.9%
Transportation and warehousing2,8263.5%
Finance and insurance2,6343.3%
Wholesale trade1,8622.3%
Real estate and rental and leasing1,7902.2%
Information1,3801.7%
Arts, entertainment, recreation1,1861.5%
Utilities6410.8%
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting5820.7%
Mining, quarrying, oil/gas extraction2020.2%
Management220.0%

2022 Ancestry, Citizenship & Language Data for Greenville, NC Metro Area

Hispanic Breakdown
CountryNumber%
Mexican8,1004.73%
Puerto Rican1,3330.78%
Cuban4370.26%
Dominican120.01%
Total Central American5390.31%
Costa Rican00.00%
Guatemalan1910.11%
Honduran410.02%
Nicaraguan110.01%
Panamanian00.00%
Salvadoran2790.16%
Other Central American170.01%
Total South American7390.43%
Argentinean270.02%
Bolivian00.00%
Chilean450.03%
Colombian1790.10%
Ecuadorian30.00%
Paraguayan00.00%
Peruvian730.04%
Uruguayan00.00%
Venezuelan4050.24%
Other South American70.00%
Other Hispanic3800.22%
Asian Breakdown
CountryNumber%
Indian7770.45%
Filipino5980.35%
Chinese4080.24%
Korean3850.22%
Japanese3150.18%
Vietnamese750.04%
Hmong670.04%
Burmese430.03%
Cambodian350.02%
Language Spoken at Home
LanguageNumber%
English149,58692.5%
Spanish8,0965.0%
Other Asian1,0900.7%
Arabic6040.4%
Other Indo-European4450.3%
German, other Germanic3400.2%
Tagalog2990.2%
French, Haitian, Cajun2660.2%
Other2630.2%
Ancestry
CountryNumber%
English16,8929.9%
Irish10,2016.0%
German9,9785.8%
American9,4795.5%
Scotch-Irish3,3131.9%
Italian3,2141.9%
European2,6241.5%
Scottish2,1801.3%
Polish1,8531.1%
French1,6791.0%
African8750.5%
British7800.5%
Jamaican6860.4%
Welsh6400.4%
Dutch5540.3%
Citizenship & Nativity
 Number%
U.S. citizen165,93596.9%
Not a citizen5,2613.1%
Native162,48494.9%
Foreign-born8,7125.1%

2022 Educational Attainment Data for Greenville, NC Metro Area

Educational Attainment, Population 25 Years and Older
< 9 Years9-12 YearsH.S. Grad or GEDSome CollegeBach. DegreeGrad Degree
3,803 3.6%6,518 6.2%25,938 24.6%34,191 32.4%21,025 20.0%13,891 13.2%
  Average years of education: 13.7
Population 25 Years and Older
< 9 Years 3,803 3.6%
9-12 Years 6,518 6.2%
H.S. Grad or GED 25,938 24.6%
Some College 34,191 32.4%
Bach. Degree 21,025 20.0%
Grad Degree 13,891 13.2%
Average years of education: 13.7

Source for the above data: U.S. Census Bureau / American Community Survey (5 year-estimates)


Historical Labor Force Data for Greenville, NC Metro Area

Labor Force Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics
YearLabor
Force
EmployedUnemployedUnemp.
Rate
State
Avg.
1990 114,552 109,950 4,602 4.0%
1991 116,512 109,426 7,086 6.1%
1992 116,456 108,842 7,614 6.5%
1993 117,930 111,768 6,162 5.2%
1994 121,664 115,992 5,672 4.7%
1995 127,298 121,184 6,114 4.8%
1996 130,412 123,786 6,626 5.1%
1997 133,280 126,486 6,794 5.1%
1998 133,778 127,764 6,014 4.5%
1999 140,000 133,636 6,364 4.5%
2000 139,860 133,982 5,878 4.2%
2001 139,468 131,254 8,214 5.9%
2002 138,198 128,716 9,482 6.9%
2003 144,228 134,460 9,768 6.8%
2004 144,948 136,156 8,792 6.1%
2005 148,104 138,948 9,156 6.2%
2006 152,966 144,346 8,620 5.6%
2007 158,618 149,914 8,704 5.5%
2008 162,640 152,118 10,522 6.5%
2009 166,136 148,698 17,438 10.5%
2010 172,468 155,106 17,362 10.1%
2011 172,456 155,008 17,448 10.1%
2012 176,930 160,414 16,516 9.3%
2013 176,068 162,270 13,798 7.8%
2014 174,942 164,000 10,942 6.3%
2015 175,184 164,704 10,480 6.0%
2016 175,870 166,064 9,806 5.6%
2017 178,324 169,618 8,706 4.9%
2018 179,134 171,314 7,820 4.4%
2019 180,466 173,032 7,434 4.1%
2020 174,900 163,008 11,892 6.8%
2021 169,854 160,892 8,962 5.3%
2022 176,286 169,092 7,194 4.1%
Link: Information about the TRUE unemployment rate from shadowstats.com