Greensboro, North Carolina is a medium-size city with a population of approximately 285,000. The city's population, with an average age of just over 37, skews younger than most cities in North Carolina. Residents are fairly evenly split between owning (51%) and renting (49%) their residence. At $859/month, the average rent is just below the state average.
Averaging about 22 minutes, Greensboro's commute time outperforms the North Carolina average of about 25 minutes. Many residents (42%) drive themselves to work, while public transportation isn't used much. Walking isn't a common way to get to work.
Among residents over the age of 25 in Greensboro, 15% have earned a Bachelor's degree and 8% possess a Master's or Doctoral degree. There are five primary industries in Greensboro: retail, healthcare, manufacturing, education, and entertainment. Together, these industries make up 31% of the city's workforce. Meanwhile, looking at job function, 8% of the city's population works in sales, which ranks as the top field in the city. With an average annual income of just over $61,000, Greensboro workers bring in a bit less than their peers elsewhere in North Carolina. The city's average income also falls below the national average ($73,345).