Greensboro is a very small city located in the state of Alabama. With a population of 2,387 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Greensboro is the 176th largest community in Alabama.
Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Greensboro is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 44.17% of the Greensboro workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Greensboro is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and production and manufacturing workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Greensboro who work in office and administrative support (14.36%), healthcare suport services (7.86%), and sales jobs (7.18%).
Being a small city, Greensboro does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
The population of Greensboro has a very low overall level of education: only 9.56% of people over 25 hold a 4-year college degree or higher.
The per capita income in Greensboro in 2010 was $17,111, which is lower middle income relative to Alabama, and low income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $68,444 for a family of four. Greensboro also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 34.84% of its population below the federal poverty line.
Greensboro is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Greensboro home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Greensboro residents report their race to be Black or African-American, followed by White. Important ancestries of people in Greensboro include German, Irish, Scots-Irish, and Scottish.
The most common language spoken in Greensboro is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Korean.