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Greenville is a larger medium-sized city located in the state of North Carolina. With a population of 89,852 people and 22 constituent neighborhoods, Greenville is the tenth largest community in North Carolina.
Greenville is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 87.61% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Greenville is a city of professionals, sales and office workers and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Greenville who work in office and administrative support (11.84%), sales jobs (11.69%) and teaching (10.96%).
In addition, Greenville is a major college town that has a very high percentage of its residents over 18 years old who are college students. Naturally, collegiate life has a major influence on local Greenville culture, lifestyle and entertainment options. Greenville really pulses to the beat of the academic calendar. In Greenville every fall, returning students reinvigorate the community, who you will notice are all over town, buying groceries, out with friends, and getting acquainted or re-acquainted with each other and Greenville. One of the beneficial effects that colleges provide is that they tend to be lasting institutions that deliver direct economic benefits to the local economy in the form of such things as jobs for faculty and staff, and spending by students. Greenville benefits directly from this.
Not only is Greenville a city with many college students, but it also retains many recent graduates who are looking to start new careers, creating a very large population of people who are young, single, educated, and upwardly-mobile. That’s because Greenville is full of single people in their 20s and 30s and who have undergraduate or graduate degrees and are starting careers in professional occupations. This makes Greenville a pretty good place for young, educated career starters looking to find many people like themselves, with good opportunities for friendships, socializing, romance, and fun.
One of the benefits of Greenville is that there is very little traffic. The average commute to work is 18.82 minutes, which is substantially less than the national average. Not only does this mean that the drive to work is less aggravating, but noise and pollution levels are lower as a result.
The education level of Greenville citizens is very high relative to the national average among all cities (21.84%): 37.86% of adults in Greenville have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.
The per capita income in Greenville in 2010 was $22,867, which is upper middle income relative to North Carolina, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $91,468 for a family of four. However, Greenville contains both very wealthy and poor people as well. Greenville also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 30.72% of its population below the federal poverty line.
Greenville is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Greenville home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Greenville residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Greenville include Irish, English, German and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Greenville is English. Some people also speak Spanish.
|NUMBER OF HOMES AND APARTMENTS||34,741|
|GREENVILLE HOME OWNERSHIP|
|% OWNER OCCUPIED||34.70%|
|% RENTER OCCUPIED||65.30%|
|TYPE OF GREENVILLE HOMES|
|SINGLE FAMILY DETACHED||34.83%|
|ROWHOUSES AND ATTACHED HOMES||8.21%|
|SMALL APARTMENT BUILDINGS||11.37%|
|COMPLEXES OR HIGH RISE APARTMENTS||43.49%|
|SIZE OF GREENVILLE HOMES|
|5 OR MORE BEDROOMS||1.63%|
|AGE OF GREENVILLE HOMES|
|NEWER HOMES (2000 OR LATER)||36.85%|
|ESTABLISHED, BUT NOT OLD HOMES (1970-1999)||47.91%|
|WELL-ESTABLISHED, OLD HOMES (1940-1969)||13.90%|
|HISTORIC (1939 OR BEFORE)||1.33%|
|GREENVILLE REAL ESTATE INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|MEDIAN HOME VALUE||$141,691|
|MEDIAN RENTAL PRICE||$928|
|HOME VALUE RANGE|
|$0 - $47,000||6.60%|
|$47,001 - $95,000||22.19%|
|$95,001 - $189,000||42.29%|
|$189,001 - $284,000||16.01%|
|$284,001 - $379,000||5.94%|
|$379,001 - $474,000||3.36%|
|$474,001 - $710,000||2.46%|
|$710,001 - $947,000||0.81%|
|PEOPLE OF GREENVILLE||DETAILS|
|UNDER 5 YEARS||5.92%|
|5 TO 17||12.40%|
|18 TO 24||28.73%|
|25 TO 34||16.32%|
|35 TO 54||19.95%|
|55 TO 64||8.48%|
|65 YEARS AND OVER||8.20%|
|EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF ADULTS|
|HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES||90.94%|
|MEDIAN HOUSEHOLD INCOME||$35,225|
|PER CAPITA INCOME||$22,867|
|INDIVIDUALS BELOW POVERTY LEVEL||30.72%|
|INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN||Education (17.93%)
Professional, scientific, and technical services (4.14%)
Public Service (3.71%)
|BLACK OR AFRICAN AMERICAN||36.69%|
|AMERICAN INDIAN AND ALASKA NATIVE||0.32%|
|NATIVE HAWAIIAN AND OTHER PACIFIC ISLANDERS||0.02%|
|SOME OTHER RACE ALONE||2.12%|
|TWO OR MORE RACES||2.40%|
|HISPANIC OR LATINO (OF ANY RACE)||4.27%|
|ETHNICITIES PRESENT||Irish (8.88%)
|LANGUAGES SPOKEN||English (92.52%)
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