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Pros

-Nearby coastline
-Cost of living
-Economic turnaround

Cons

-Crime rates
-Hot, humid summers
-Arts & culture


What Bert Has To Say About Greenville Metro Area


Greenville is a gateway to the eastern third of North Carolina and is mainly an agricultural and trading center with a strong tobacco presence. Some employment categories have declined, partially due to cutbacks in the tobacco industry, but the economy is in transition and future job-growth projections are among the highest in the state. A wide assortment of other manufacturing activity, from pharmaceuticals to material handling equipment, is located in the area.


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Quick Facts About Greenville


    ECONOMY
    The unemployment rate in Greenville is 5.10 percent(U.S. avg. is 6.30%). Recent job growth is Positive. Greenville jobs have Increased by 1.87 percent.
    COST OF LIVING
    Compared to the rest of the country, Greenville's cost of living is 13.10% Lower than the U.S. average.
    POPULATION
    As of 2014, Greenville's population is 84,445 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 27.79 percent.
    TRANSPORTATION
    Average Commute time is 17 minutes. The National Average is 25 minutes.
    REAL ESTATE
    The median home cost in Greenville is $94,200. Home appreciation the last year has been -1.10 percent.
    SCHOOLS
    Greenville public schools spend $9,833 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,435. There are about 14.8 students per teacher in Greenville.

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Greenville
I agree with the other reviewers on several points about this town. They are correct. This town is very lacking in culture. That is correct. The old attitudes still... (read more)
re: Greenville - 6/16/2010
This is a one horse town that lives and breathes for the university here. We have been here 5 years and find it hilarious that when we introduce ourselves, we are... (read more)
re: Greenville is a Great City - 6/13/2007
yOU SOUND LIKE A GREENILLITE, I HAD TO GROW UP THERE AND WHAT THE LADY SAID BEFORE YOU IS EXACTLLY RIGHT. I LIVED IN GREENVILLE FROM 1962 UNTILL 1988 AND ITS GONE DOWN... (read more)
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