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Greenville, North Carolina
Atlanta, Georgia
USA
PEOPLE COMPARISON HIGHLIGHTS
Greenville is 34% less densely populated than Atlanta.
People are 2% more likely to be married in Atlanta.
The Median Age is 7.0 years younger in Greenville.

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PEOPLE
 Greenville, NCAtlanta, GAUnited States
 Population90,597463,878321,418,820
 Population - 201080,439413,462308,745,538
 Population - 200060,476416,474285,036,114
 Population - 199044,972394,017251,960,433
 Pop. 1990 to Now101.45%17.73%27.57%
 Pop. 2000 to Now49.81%11.38%12.76%
 Pop. Density2,6033,48591
 Land Area351333,531,905
 Water Area11264,837
 Median Age26.333.337.4
 Female Population54.57%50.54%50.81%
 Male Population45.43%49.46%49.19%
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 EST. TOTAL POPULATION BY AGE
 Greenville, NCAtlanta, GAUnited States
 Age 0 to 45.92%6.35%6.36%
 Age 5 to 94.86%5.07%6.51%
 Age 10 to 145.07%4.90%6.59%
 Age 15 to 172.47%2.49%4.03%
 Age 18 to 2013.10%6.51%4.35%
 Age 21 to 2415.63%8.10%5.61%
 Age 25 to 3416.32%19.73%13.47%
 Age 35 to 4411.28%14.66%12.97%
 Age 45 to 548.67%12.30%14.09%
 Age 55 to 594.74%5.10%6.57%
 Age 60 to 643.74%4.65%5.72%
 Age 65 to 744.50%5.86%7.64%
 Age 75 to 842.19%2.91%4.26%
 Age 85 and over1.50%1.36%1.85%
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 RACE
 Greenville, NCAtlanta, GAUnited States
 White53.97%36.41%62.77%
 Black36.56%52.39%12.24%
 Asian2.82%3.76%4.95%
 Native American0.31%0.12%0.66%
 Hawaiian, Pacific Islander0.02%0.03%0.16%
 Other0.06%0.17%0.20%
 Two or More Races1.99%1.56%2.13%
 Hispanic4.27%5.56%16.90%
 Non-Hispanic95.73%94.44%83.10%
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 FAMILY
 Greenville, NCAtlanta, GAUnited States
 Households34,741181,681116,211,000
 Family Households17,03778,69176,958,100
 Non Family Households17,704102,99039,253,000
 Household Size2.362.252.63
 Married Population31.92%29.72%50.58%
 Single Population68.08%70.28%49.42%
 Now Married29.40%27.36%48.41%
 Married but Separated2.52%2.36%2.17%
 Never Married55.45%53.71%32.55%
 Widowed4.16%5.52%5.95%
 Divorced8.46%11.05%10.92%
 Married, w/children24.61%23.08%31.68%
 Married, no children34.64%33.50%41.44%
 Single, w/children28.10%26.72%16.94%
 Single, no children12.66%16.70%9.95%
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