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The 2016 Greensboro, North Carolina, population is 285,342. There are 2,253 people per square mile (population density).

Family in Greensboro, North Carolina

The median age is 34.4. The US median is 37.4. 42.33% of people in Greensboro, North Carolina, are married. 10.85% are divorced.

The average household size is 2.34 people. 26.75% of people are married, with children. 25.04% have children, but are single.

Race in Greensboro, North Carolina

45.40% of people are white, 40.25% are black, 3.95% are asian, 0.36% are native american, and 0.60% claim 'Other'.

7.41% of the people in Greensboro, North Carolina, claim hispanic ethnicity (meaning 92.59% are non-hispanic).

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  PEOPLEGreensboro, North CarolinaUnited States
  Population  285,342321,418,820
  Population - 2010  263,358308,745,538
  Population - 2000  223,891285,036,114
  Population - 1990  183,521251,960,433
  Pop. 1990 to Now  55.48%27.57%
  Pop. 2000 to Now  27.45%12.76%
  Pop. Density  2,25391
  Land Area  1273,531,905
  Water Area  5264,837
  Median Age  34.437.4
  Female Population  52.98%50.81%
  Male Population  47.02%49.19%
  Age 0 to 4  6.49%6.36%
  Age 5 to 9  6.29%6.51%
  Age 10 to 14  5.84%6.59%
  Age 15 to 17  3.49%4.03%
  Age 18 to 20  5.95%4.35%
  Age 21 to 24  7.46%5.61%
  Age 25 to 34  15.29%13.47%
  Age 35 to 44  12.92%12.97%
  Age 45 to 54  12.82%14.09%
  Age 55 to 59  5.94%6.57%
  Age 60 to 64  5.28%5.72%
  Age 65 to 74  6.57%7.64%
  Age 75 to 84  4.00%4.26%
  Age 85 and over  1.65%1.85%
  White  45.40%62.77%
  Black  40.25%12.24%
  Asian  3.95%4.95%
  Native American  0.36%0.66%
  Hawaiian, Pacific Islander  0.07%0.16%
  Other  0.60%0.20%
  Two or More Races  1.97%2.13%
  Hispanic  7.41%16.90%
  Non-Hispanic  92.59%83.10%
  Households  113,232116,211,000
  Family Households  64,91776,958,100
  Non Family Households  48,31539,253,000
  Household Size  2.342.63
  Married Population  42.33%50.58%
  Single Population  57.67%49.42%
  Now Married  39.58%48.41%
  Married but Separated  2.75%2.17%
  Never Married  41.10%32.55%
  Widowed  5.72%5.95%
  Divorced  10.85%10.92%
  Married, w/children  26.75%31.68%
  Married, no children  36.15%41.44%
  Single, w/children  25.04%16.94%
  Single, no children  12.07%9.95%


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