Greensboro, GA


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Greensboro is a very small city located in the state of Georgia. With a population of 3,403 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Greensboro is the 198th largest community in Georgia.

Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Greensboro is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 37.54% of the Greensboro workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Greensboro is a city of service providers, sales and office workers, and transportation and shipping workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Greensboro who work in office and administrative support (14.29%), sales jobs (7.07%), and maintenance occupations (7.07%).

Compared to the rest of the country, citizens of Greensboro spend much less time in their cars: on average, their commute to work is only 19.04 minutes. This also means that noise and pollution levels in the city are less than they would otherwise be.

Being a small city, Greensboro does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.

The percentage of people in Greensboro with college degrees is quite a bit lower than the national average for cities and towns of 21.84%: just 11.32% of people over 25 have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Greensboro in 2010 was $13,408, which is low income relative to Georgia and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $53,632 for a family of four. Greensboro also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 47.03% 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. Greensboro also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 20.79% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Greensboro include German, African, English, and Italian.

In addition, Greensboro has a lot of people living here who were born outside of the US (15.30%).

The most common language spoken in Greensboro is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Other Asian languages.

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