Overall
Niche Grade
Details
  • Setting
    Small City
  • Population
    86,249
  • Population Density
    2,425 people/sq.mi.
  • Size
    36 sq.mi.
  • Reviews
    97 3.2
Greenville is a small city in North Carolina with 86,249 residents. It has average home values, average rent costs, and very high unemployment levels. Its citizens generally have high education levels and low income levels.

Ratings and Reviews
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    • 3
    Transportation at Greenville: You really need a personal car if you live in Greenville. Stores are close but not really in walking distance.
    • 3
    Visiting at Greenville: Not many attraction here but Greenville is mostly known for Vident Medical Center, East Carolina University, or Pitt Community College. Greenville is mostly a place to eat and socialize and visit.
    • 4
    Weather at Greenville: The weather here are great and when it does snow, we only get one inch of snow. We can still do what we need to do in any weather because it's rarely bad.
    • 4
    Food & Drink at Greenville: There's endless possibility with restaurant here. From fast food to fancy dine in restaurant and with great customer service on all of them. One restaurant called Cheddar are known for their ribs and steak. It delivers a mouth watering quality and fresh taste of any sort.
    • 3
    Employment at Greenville: It's a growing community but job are something hard to find and keep. Judging by the fact that the job are very demanding with work quality and experience.

Nearby Towns

Niche Grade Name Population
2.66 Greenville Township 48,597
3.66 Winterville Township 48,609
4.00 Winterville 9,332
2.33 Belvoir Township 9,450
3.00 Arthur Township 6,591
3.33 Falkland Township 3,673
3.00 Chicod Township 6,795
3.66 Grimesland Township 11,958
3.00 Carolina Township 1,316
2.66 Pactolus Township 9,020

ZIP Codes

Niche Grade Name Population
3.00 27858 56,930
2.66 27834 54,699
3.66 28590 23,983

Top Public Schools

Niche Grade Name Type Grades Grade Level
3.33 Hope Middle School Public 6-8 Middle
3.33 Wintergreen Intermediate School Public 3-5 Elementary
3.33 Junius H. Rose High School Public 9-12 High
3.00 D.H. Conley High School Public 9-12 High
3.00 Chicod Elementary School Public PK, K-8 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle
3.00 Ridgewood Elementary School Public K-5 Elementary
3.00 Creekside Elementary School Public PK, K-5 Pre-K, Elementary
3.00 A.G. Cox Middle School Public 6-8 Middle
2.66 Elmhurst Elementary School Public PK, K-5 Pre-K, Elementary
2.66 H.B. Sugg Elementary School Public PK, K-2 Pre-K, Elementary
2.66 Bethel Elementary School Public PK, K-8 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle
2.66 Wintergreen Primary School Public PK, K-2 Pre-K, Elementary
2.66 Eastern Elementary School Public K-5 Elementary
2.66 South Central High School Public 9-12 High
2.66 Falkland Elementary School Public K-5 Elementary
Sadie Saulter Elementary School Public PK, K-5 Pre-K, Elementary
2.66 Farmville Central High School Public 9-12 High
2.66 G.R. Whitfield Elementary School Public PK, K-8 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle
2.66 W.H. Robinson Elementary School Public K-5 Elementary
2.33 Ayden-Grifton High School Public 9-12 High
2.33 Stokes Elementary School Public PK, K-8 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle
2.33 Ayden Middle School Public 6-8 Middle
2.33 Pactolus Elementary School Public PK, K-8 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle
2.33 Farmville Middle School Public 6-8 Middle
2.33 Ayden Elementary School Public PK, K-5 Pre-K, Elementary

Top Private Schools

Niche Grade Name Type Grades Grade Level
3.00 The Oakwood School Private PK, K-12 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle, High
2.33 Trinity Christian School Private, Religious PK, K-12 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle, High
Greenville Christian Academy Private, Religious PK, K-12 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle, High
St. Peter's Catholic School Private, Religious PK, K-8 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle
Christ Covenant School Private, Religious K-8 Elementary, Middle
Greenville Montessori School Private, Montessori K-6 Elementary
Faith Christian Academy Private, Religious K-3 Elementary
Community Christian Academy Private, Religious K-5 Elementary
Calvary Christian Academy Private, Religious K-12 Elementary, Middle, High
Brookhaven Seventh-day Adventist School Private, Religious 1-8 Elementary, Middle
Children's Montessori School Private, Montessori K Elementary

Top Colleges

Niche Grade Name
3.33 East Carolina University
Pitt Community College
Edgecombe Community College
Lenoir Community College
Wilson Community College
Beaufort County Community College
Martin Community College
Mitchell's Hairstyling Academy - Greenville

Around Greenville

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Demographics

Racial Diversity

Greenville, NC United States North Carolina
White 55.15% 63.25% 64.88%
African American 36.43% 12.23% 21.14%
Hispanic 3.60% 16.62% 8.55%
Asian 2.80% 4.83% 2.27%
Multiracial 1.68% 2.05% 1.85%
Native American 0.23% 0.66% 1.08%
Other 0.09% 0.19% 0.18%
Pacific Islander 0.02% 0.16% 0.05%

Age

Greenville, NC United States North Carolina
9 years and under 11% 13% 13%
10 to 17 years 8% 11% 11%
18 to 24 years 29% 10% 10%
25 to 34 years 16% 13% 13%
35 to 44 years 11% 13% 14%
45 to 54 years 9% 14% 14%
55 to 64 years 9% 12% 12%
65 and over 8% 13% 13%

Education Levels

Greenville, NC United States North Carolina
Less than a high school diploma 10% 14% 15%
High school diploma or equivalent 21% 28% 27%
Some college or associate degree 31% 29% 31%
Bachelor's degree 22% 18% 18%
Master's degree or higher 15% 11% 9%

Gender

Greenville, NC United States North Carolina
Male 45.0% 49.2% 48.7%
Female 55.0% 50.8% 51.3%

Housing

Rent vs. Own

Greenville, NC United States North Carolina
Rent 62.2% 35.1% 33.6%
Own 37.8% 64.9% 66.4%

Crime Rates

Annual Violent Crimes (per 100,000)

Greenville, NC United States North Carolina
Assault 401.1 278.9 294.3
Murder 8.0 5.0 5.8
Rape 22.7 15.3
Robbery 198.8 159.8 154.0

Annual Property Crimes (per 100,000)

Greenville, NC United States North Carolina
Burglary 1314.5 573.5 1001.2
Larceny 2923.3 2079.6 2872.0
Motor vehicle theft 150.0 235.5 188.4

Income

Weather

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Avg. High Avg. Low
52°
32°
56°
34°
64°
41°
73°
49°
80°
58°
87°
67°
90°
71°
88°
69°
83°
63°
74°
51°
65°
42°
55°
34°
Precipitation
3.9"
3.4"
4.0"
3.2"
3.8"
4.3"
5.4"
6.1"
5.8"
3.2"
3.1"
3.2"
Snowfall
1.5"
0.5"
0.3"
0"
0"
0"
0"
0"
0"
0"
0"
0.6"

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    Precipitation

  • 3.9"
  • 3.4"
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  • 3.2"
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  • 4.3"
  • 5.4"
  • 6.1"
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  • 3.2"
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    Snowfall

  • 1.5"
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  • 0"
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    Avg. Temps

  • 52°
    32°
  • 56°
    34°
  • 64°
    41°
  • 73°
    49°
  • 80°
    58°
  • 87°
    67°
  • 90°
    71°
  • 88°
    69°
  • 83°
    63°
  • 74°
    51°
  • 65°
    42°
  • 55°
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    Precipitation

  • 3.9"
  • 3.4"
  • 4.0"
  • 3.2"
  • 3.8"
  • 4.3"
  • 5.4"
  • 6.1"
  • 5.8"
  • 3.2"
  • 3.1"
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    Snowfall

  • 1.5"
  • 0.5"
  • 0.3"
  • 0"
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Resident Opinions

In which direction are these things in this area generally going?     Based on 5 responses

Getting worse
Getting better
  • Schools/education
  • Crime/safety
  • Employment/jobs
  • Home values
  • Local government
  • New residents moving in
  • New businesses/restaurants opening
  • Overall quality of life

Rate this area on the following topics:     Based on 5 responses

Very poor
Excellent
  • Cost of living
  • Quality of life
  • Things to do and see
  • The people

How likely are you to still be in this area in:     Based on 5 responses

Very unlikely
Very likely
  • 1 year
  • 5 years
  • 10 years
  • 20 years
  • Forever

In general, has this area become a better or worse place to live since you first moved there?     Based on 5 responses

  • 20% Significantly better
  • 20% Slightly better
  • 60% Same
  • 0% Slightly worse
  • 0% Significantly worse

What one word or phrase best describes this area?     Based on 5 responses

  • 80% Relaxing and comfortable
  • 20% East carolina university

What is your overall opinion of this area?     Based on 5 responses

  • 0% I love everything about it.
  • 80% I like mostly everything about this area, but there are some things I wish were different.
  • 20% This area is okay. There are a lot of things I wish were different.
  • 0% I hate this area.

What are the best things about this state?     Based on 6 responses

  • 50% The weather! Hot one day, cold the next.
  • 50% Good places to go and see interesting things

What are the worst things about this state?     Based on 6 responses

  • 57% People in the Raleigh / Chapel Hill area
  • 43% There is not a lot to do with/for our children.