Greensboro, North Carolina 

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+8.2% since 2020

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7.3 / 6.6

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Best Places to Live in Greensboro, North Carolina

Greensboro, North Carolina is a vibrant city full of attractions for locals and visitors alike. Explore the natural beauty of Greensboro Arboretum and enjoy unique art installations and performances at LeBauer Park. History buffs will appreciate a visit to the International Civil Rights Center & Museum and the Greensboro Historical Museum. Foodies can explore local restaurants and breweries, while those looking for an outdoor adventure can take advantage of nearby trails, rivers, lakes and parks. With its vibrant cultural scene, diverse attractions and stunning landscapes, Greensboro offers something for everyone! Mid-sized-city complex - Northwest-central North Carolina, 30 miles south of the Virginia border.
State: North Carolina
County: Guilford County
Metro Area: Greensboro-High Point Metro Area
City: Greensboro
Zip Codes: 27406, 27410, 27407, 27405, 27455, 27403, 27401, 27408, 27409, 27214, 11 total
Cost of Living: -17.3% lower
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 897 ft above sea level

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Greensboro, Nc Housing Market
Least Expensive HomesHomes Over 2,000 Sq. Ft.
Most Expensive HomesHomes less than 10 yrs old
All Single Family Homes
Cost of living
Attractive downtown areas
Some college presence
Declining industries
Growth and sprawl
Summer heat and humidity

What Bert Has To Say About Greensboro-High Point Metro Area

The Greensboro–Winston-Salem–High Point complex occupies two counties and is sometimes called the Piedmont Triad. In comparison to the state’s better-known triad of Raleigh–Durham–Chapel Hill, the economy and lifestyle is more industrial and working-class, although there is a strong university presence and a high level of educational attainment. The economy has an interesting mix of declining and emerging industries, but employment overall has been relatively stable.


The unemployment rate in Greensboro is 5.6% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Positive. Greensboro jobs have increased by 1.4%. More Economy

Compared to the rest of the country, Greensboro's cost of living is 17.3% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Greensboro's Cost of Living

September, May and October are the most pleasant months in Greensboro, while January and December are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

In the last Presidential election, Guilford county remained overwhelmingly Democratic, 60.8% to 37.7%. More Voting Stats

Greensboro's population is 295,483 people. Since 2020, it has had a population growth of 8.2%. Learn More...

Average Commute time is 20.8 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

The median home cost in Greensboro is Real Estate: $229,900. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 17.3%.

Greensboro public schools spend $9,896 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 14.5 students per teacher in Greensboro. More Education

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Housing Market in Greensboro

It's a good time to buy in Greensboro. Home Appreciation is up 17.3% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Greensboro is $229,900.
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Reviews for Greensboro   55 Reviews
Great Place for Families and College Kids!! - 9/6/2022
I have lived in Greensboro for almost 30 years. Moved here in the 8th grade from Long Beach California. We literally fell in love with this great state and Greensboro in... Read More

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Sure..come to Greensboro - 1/19/2022
Born and raised here. Yes some crime like everywhere else, but overall, I'm not afraid to be out at night. You might like some areas right outside of the city..... Read More

Moving from Austin- is Greensboro right for us? - 12/4/2021
Can no longer afford the cost of living in Austin, Tx. Searching for a medium size town to move to in North Carolina. Family of 2 middle aged adults, one college age... Read More

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27406, 27410, 27407, 27405, 27455, 27403, 27401, 27408, 27409, 27214, 11 total


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