why live in greensboro?
Greensboro is the third largest city in NC and prides itself as a city with a small town feel. Greensboro is part of the Piedmont Triad (which includes Winston Salem and High Point) and is also named the “Gate City” because of its proximity to all major cities in NC. Located only 200 miles from the beach and 120 miles from the mountains, Greensboro is a relaxed city with a college town vibe and plenty of cultural attractions to keep you entertained. While boasting, a rural feel on the outskirts of Guilford County.
Greensboro has a total population of 280,000, with a high population density of 2,131 people per square mile. Residents of Greensboro are educated—approximately 88% of people over 25 have a high school diploma, while 36% have a bachelor’s degree or higher. The area is considered middle class, with an average household income of more than $61,000/year.