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-Nearby coastline
-Cost of living
-Economic turnaround


-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.


Quick Facts About Greenville

    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.
    Compared to the rest of the country, Greenville's cost of living is 13.10% Lower than the U.S. average.
    As of 2014, Greenville's population is 84,445 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 27.79 percent.
    Average Commute time is 17 minutes. The National Average is 25 minutes.
    The median home cost in Greenville is $94,200. Home appreciation the last year has been -1.10 percent.
    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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absolutely avoid this place. I was (also) tricked to work at ECU unless someone thinks I am dumb enough to willfully drive 953 miles away from a vested position for a... (read more)
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)
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