Greensboro Metro Area

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  4. Greensboro Metro Area Employment Information
  5. Greensboro Metro Area Family Information
  6. Greensboro Metro Area Education Information
  7. Greensboro Metro Area Business Information
  8. Greensboro Metro Area Public Benefits Information
  9. Greensboro Metro Area Criminal Information
  10. Greensboro Metro Area Immigration & Civil Rights Information
  11. Greensboro Metro Area Counties
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Greensboro Metro Area Legal Resources

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Greensboro Metro Area Statistics

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  • Population (2000): 643,430
  • Land Area (2000): 5,188.314 square kilometers
  • Water Area (2000): 43.367 square kilometers

Greensboro Metro Area Population By Year


Year  Population Year  Population Year  Population
1999 1,184,440 2002 1,293,618 2005 678,641
2000 1,241,582 2003 664,819 2006 687,959
2001 Not Available 2004 672,072 2007 697,634

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Houses (2000): 275,021

Greensboro Metro Area Population - Urban/Rural

Urban/Rural Population Percent
 Urban 884,162 68.46%
 Rural, Farm 13,980 1.08%
 Rural, Non-farm 393,378 30.46%

Greensboro Metro Area Real Estate Lawyers provide services for home buying/selling, commercial real estate, leases, landlord tenant, construction, land use and zoning laws. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Greensboro Metro Area Employment Information

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Greensboro Metro Area Labor Force By Month


Year Labor Force  Employed Unemployment
 Total Percent Rate
1990 312,301 300,569 11,732 3.76% 37
1991 314,020 296,543 17,477 5.57% 56
1992 316,999 299,223 17,776 5.61% 56
1993 318,374 304,292 14,083 4.42% 44
1994 322,693 310,638 12,055 3.74% 37
1995 327,158 315,702 11,456 3.50% 35
1996 337,641 325,373 12,269 3.63% 36
1997 342,529 330,775 11,754 3.43% 34
1998 341,767 331,200 10,567 3.09% 31
1999 344,805 334,913 9,892 2.87% 29
2000 351,381 339,006 12,375 3.52% 35
2001 354,194 334,964 19,231 5.43% 54
2002 359,065 335,631 23,434 6.53% 65
2003 359,272 335,756 23,517 6.55% 66
2004 358,461 338,530 19,931 5.56% 56
2005 363,164 344,198 18,967 5.22% 52
2006 370,376 352,685 17,691 4.78% 48
2007 363,618 345,899 17,719 4.87% 49
2008 365,403 342,905 22,498 6.16% 61
Month Labor Force  Employed Unemployment
 Total Percent Rate
Jan 2008 361,738 342,158 19,580 5.41% 54
Feb 2008 362,237 342,230 20,007 5.52% 55
Mar 2008 363,427 343,917 19,510 5.37% 54
Apr 2008 364,468 345,021 19,447 5.34% 53
May 2008 365,361 343,349 22,012 6.02% 60
Jun 2008 367,746 344,053 23,693 6.44% 64
Jul 2008 372,595 345,517 27,078 7.27% 73
Aug 2008 366,557 340,423 26,134 7.13% 71
Sep 2008 364,496 339,478 25,018 6.86% 69
Oct, 2008 -- -- -- --% --
Nov, 2008 -- -- -- --% --
Dec, 2008 -- -- -- --% --

Greensboro Metro Area Employment By Industry


 Male, with percent of employed male population
1. Construction 41,102 11.96%
2. Furniture and Related Manufacturing 15,954 4.64%
3. Accommodation and Food Services 15,702 4.57%
4. Professional / Scientific / Tech Services 14,660 4.27%
5. Textile and Textile Mills Manufacturing 14,094 4.10%
6. Educational Services 12,990 3.78%
7. Admin, Support, and Waste Management 12,896 3.75%
8. Finance and Insurance 11,230 3.27%
9. Truck Transportation 10,556 3.07%
10. Public Administration 10,090 2.94%
11. Health Care 9,662 2.81%
12. Repair and Maintenance 9,150 2.66%
13. Metal Manufactuing 8,480 2.47%
14. Food and Beverage Stores 7,338 2.14%
15. Chemical Manufacturing 7,042 2.05%
16. Motor Vehicle and Parts Dealers 6,882 2.00%
17. Other Transportation 6,856 2.00%
18. Transportation Equipment Manufacturing 5,644 1.64%
19. Real Estate and Rental and Leasing 5,126 1.49%
20. Arts / Entertainment / Recreation 4,910 1.43%
 Female, with percent of employed female population
1. Health Care 39,542 12.76%
2. Educational Services 37,742 12.18%
3. Finance and Insurance 23,626 7.63%
4. Accommodation and Food Services 19,192 6.20%
5. Professional / Scientific / Tech Services 13,666 4.41%
6. Textile and Textile Mills Manufacturing 12,694 4.10%
7. Social Assistance 11,142 3.60%
8. Furniture and Related Manufacturing 9,860 3.18%
9. Admin, Support, and Waste Management 8,826 2.85%
10. Public Administration 7,916 2.56%
11. Department and Other General Stores 7,584 2.45%
12. Apparel Manufacturing 7,464 2.41%
13. Food and Beverage Stores 6,766 2.18%
14. Personal and Laundry Services 5,980 1.93%
15. Construction 5,280 1.70%
16. Real Estate and Rental and Leasing 5,264 1.70%
17. Religious / Grantmaking / Civic / Similar Organizations 4,764 1.54%
18. Printing and Related Manufacturing 3,960 1.28%
19. Miscellaneous Manufacturing 3,904 1.26%
20. Chemical Manufacturing 3,402 1.10%

Greensboro Metro Area Employment By Job


 Male, with percent of employed male population
1. Other Production Occupations 22,204 6.46%
2. Other Installation / Maintenance 18,034 5.25%
3. Driver / Sales Workers and Truckers 17,876 5.20%
4. Other Management Occupations 14,988 4.36%
5. Other Sales and Related Occupations 13,804 4.02%
6. Sales Reps / Wholesale and Manufact 12,698 3.70%
7. Recording / Scheduling / Dispatching 12,570 3.66%
8. Laborers and Material Movers / Handlers 12,428 3.62%
9. Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance 12,426 3.62%
10. Metal Workers and Plastic Workers 9,884 2.88%
11. Top Executives 9,612 2.80%
12. Vehicle Mechanics 9,552 2.78%
13. Retail Sales, Not cashiers 8,722 2.54%
14. Other Construction Trades 7,362 2.14%
15. Textile / Apparel / Furnishings 7,210 2.10%
16. Computer Specialists 7,202 2.10%
17. Operations Managers Non Finance 6,188 1.80%
18. Carpenters 5,696 1.66%
19. Business Operations Specialists 5,594 1.63%
20. Other Office and Admin Support 5,560 1.62%
 Female, with percent of employed female population
1. Other Office and Admin Support 18,848 6.08%
2. Teachers, Pre/Primary School 15,610 5.04%
3. Secretaries and Admins 15,592 5.03%
4. Other Production Occupations 14,794 4.78%
5. Textile / Apparel / Furnishings 12,828 4.14%
6. Other Sales and Related Occupations 10,316 3.33%
7. Customer Service Representatives 10,250 3.31%
8. Other Management Occupations 10,052 3.24%
9. Registered Nurses 9,864 3.18%
10. Informaion and Record Clerks, Not Customer Service 9,722 3.14%
11. Retail Sales, Not cashiers 9,492 3.06%
12. Cashiers 9,140 2.95%
13. Recording / Scheduling / Dispatching 7,850 2.53%
14. Business Operations Specialists 7,076 2.28%
15. Bookkeeping / Accounting / Auditing 7,050 2.28%
16. Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance 7,036 2.27%
17. Nursing / Psychiatric / Home Health 6,900 2.23%
18. Health Technologists and Technicians 6,492 2.10%
19. Other Teachers / Instructors / Librarians 6,408 2.07%
20. Sales Reps / Wholesale and Manufact 6,168 1.99%

Greensboro Metro Area Hours Worked Per Week In 1999

Hours Per Week  Population Percent
35 or more hours 609,013 59.97%
15-35 hours 113,012 11.13%
1-14 hours 27,096 2.67%
No regular hours 266,440 26.24%

Greensboro Metro Area Time Left For Work

Time  Population Percent
Midnight-4:59 AM 14,632 2.33%
5 AM-5:29 AM 10,805 1.72%
5:30 AM-5:59 AM 23,177 3.70%
6 AM-6:29 AM 54,585 8.71%
6:30 AM-6:59 AM 75,236 12.00%
7 AM-7:29 AM 101,754 16.24%
7:30 AM-7:59 AM 116,753 18.63%
8 AM-8:29 AM 67,184 10.72%
8:30 AM-8:59 AM 28,720 4.58%
9:00 AM-9:59 AM 28,594 4.56%
10:00 AM-10:59 AM 11,974 1.91%
11:00 AM-11:59 AM 5,066 0.81%
Noon-3:59 PM 40,724 6.50%
4 PM-11:59 PM 47,528 7.58%

Greensboro Metro Area Length Of Commute In Minutes

Minutes  Population Percent
Less than 5 16,478 2.63%
5-9 63,160 10.08%
10-14 108,138 17.25%
15-19 126,311 20.15%
20-24 108,231 17.27%
25-29 38,914 6.21%
30-34 78,464 12.52%
35-39 15,109 2.41%
40-44 14,538 2.32%
45-59 30,283 4.83%
60-89 15,301 2.44%
At least 90 11,805 1.88%

Greensboro Metro Area Length Of Commute In Mintues - Public vs. Private Transportation


Minutes  Population (public) Percent  Population (private) Percent
Under 30 2,312 0.37% 458,920 73.22%
30-44 1,252 0.20% 106,859 17.05%
45-59 624 0.10% 29,659 4.73%
At least 60 1,418 0.23% 25,688 4.10%

Greensboro Metro Area Type Of Commute

Type Population Percent
 Bicycle 846 0.13%
 Car / truck / van, carpool 82,517 12.83%
 Car / truck / van, solo 521,946 81.13%
 Motorcycle 523 0.08%
 Other 4,954 0.77%
 Public transportation 5,606 0.87%
 Walked 10,340 1.61%
 Worked at home 16,611 2.58%

Greensboro Metro Area Employment Lawyers handle cases involving employment contracts, severance agreements, OSHA, workers compensation, ADA, race, sex, pregnancy, national-orgin, sexual orientation and age discrimination, sexual harassment, hours & wages and overtime issues. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Greensboro Metro Area Family Information

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Households (2000): 512,790 (1,253,732 people)
Families (2000): 348,706 (1,032,766 people)
Families where both partners work (2000): 146,265
People at same address in 1995: 645,168

Greensboro Metro Area Household Income in 1999


Income Population Percent
Under $10,000 47,196 9.17%
$10,000-$14,999 31,300 6.08%
$15,000-$19,999 33,618 6.53%
$20,000-$24,999 35,274 6.85%
$25,000-$29,999 36,941 7.18%
$30,000-$34,999 36,462 7.08%
$35,000-$39,999 32,190 6.25%
$40,000-$44,999 32,808 6.37%
$45,000-$49,999 27,525 5.35%
$50,000-$59,999 49,746 9.66%
$60,000-$74,999 52,387 10.18%
$75,000-$99,999 46,812 9.09%
$100,000-$124,999 22,451 4.36%
$125,000-$149,999 10,684 2.08%
$150,000-$199,999 8,835 1.72%
$200,000 or more 10,497 2.04%

Greensboro Metro Area Household Type

Type Population Percent
 Nonfamily, 1 person 68,022 26.54%
 Family, 2 people 77,431 30.21%
 Nonfamily, 2 people 12,013 4.69%
 Family, 3 people 43,545 16.99%
 Nonfamily, 3 people 1,858 0.72%
 Family, 4 people 33,430 13.04%
 Nonfamily, 4 people 631 0.25%
 Family, 5 people 12,728 4.97%
 Nonfamily, 5 people 255 0.10%
 Family, 6 people 3,985 1.55%
 Nonfamily, 6 people 98 0.04%
 Family, 7 or more people 2,242 0.87%
 Nonfamily, 7 or more people 77 0.03%

Greensboro Metro Area Household Income Type

Type  Population Percent
Earnings 429,907 31.71%
Interest / Dividend / Rent 162,289 11.97%
Public Assistance 12,192 0.90%
Retirement 77,723 5.73%
Self Employment 55,748 4.11%
Social Security 123,818 9.13%
Supplemental Security 18,000 1.33%
Wage / Salary 417,634 30.81%
Other 58,361 4.30%

Greensboro Metro Area Family Type

Type Population Percent
 No children under 18 151,450 56.77%
 With children under 18 115,307 43.23%

Greensboro Metro Area Marital Status - Male (for those 15+ in 2000)

Type Population Percent
 Divorced 41,586 8.49%
 Married 299,457 61.12%
 Never Married 137,219 28.01%
 Widowed 11,687 2.39%

Greensboro Metro Area Marital Status - Female (for those 15+ in 2000)

Type Population Percent
 Divorced 56,617 10.47%
 Married 301,468 55.77%
 Never Married 124,957 23.11%
 Widowed 57,560 10.65%

Greensboro Metro Area Family Lawyers help clients with family law issues, such as marriage, divorce, domestic partnerships, adoptions, paternity, annulment, child support, custody, division of property, alimony, palimony, restraining orders, spousal support, uncontested divorce and visitation rights. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Greensboro Metro Area Education Information

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Greensboro Metro Area Highest Degree Earned (18 or older)

Degree Population Percent
 Less than 9th grade 68,742 6.99%
 9th-12th grade, no diploma 151,037 15.36%
 High school diploma or equivalent 276,245 28.09%
 Some college, no degree 221,564 22.53%
 Associate degree 54,231 5.51%
 Bachelors degree 151,709 15.43%
 Graduate or professional degree 59,828 6.08%

Greensboro Metro Area Population In School (3 or older)

School Level  In Public School Percent  In Private School Percent Total Percent
Nursery or preschool 11,043 1.72% 10,946 1.70% 21,989 3.42%
Kindergarten 16,387 2.55% 2,539 0.39% 18,926 2.94%
Grades 1-4 65,938 10.25% 7,359 1.14% 73,297 11.39%
Grades 5-8 64,341 10.00% 5,969 0.93% 70,310 10.93%
Grades 9-12 60,680 9.43% 4,413 0.69% 65,093 10.12%
Undergrad college 54,476 8.47% 13,332 2.07% 67,808 10.54%
Graduate or professional school 8,683 1.35% 1,910 0.30% 10,593 1.65%
Total 281,548 43.76% 46,468 7.22% 328,016 50.98%

Greensboro Metro Area Education Lawyers represent colleges, school districts, other educational institutions, and students in the practice of education law. They handle issues related to No Child Left Behind, special education, and disability rights. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Greensboro Metro Area Business Information

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Greensboro Metro Area Businesses Changes By Year

Year  Business Births  Business Deaths
2001 3,367 3,385
2002 3,046 2,988
2003 1,633 1,461
2004 1,650 1,639

Greensboro Metro Area Business Lawyers provide services for corporations, LLCs, partnerships, contracts, franchising and business litigation. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Greensboro Metro Area Public Benefits Information

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Greensboro Metro Area Above Or Below Poverty Level In 1999

Above/Below Population Percent
 At Or Above Poverty Level 1,127,166 89.40%
 Below Poverty Level 133,634 10.60%

Greensboro Metro Area Public Benefits Lawyers assess the range of local, state and federal government benefits to which their clients may be entitled and help them apply for such programs, as well as appeal decisions denying such benefits to their clients. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Greensboro Metro Area Criminal Information

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Correctional Institution Population (2000): 955

Greensboro Metro Area Crimes Per 1,000 People By Type And Year



Year  Aggravated Assault  Forcible Rape  Murder / Manslaughter  Robbery Total Violent Crimes  Arson  Burglary  Larceny / Theft  Motor Vehicle Theft Total Property Crimes
1999 3.602 0.325 0.066 1.731 5.723 0.000 12.716 32.642 3.525 48.883
2000 3.194 0.295 0.059 1.972 5.520 0.000 11.279 31.412 3.345 46.036
2001 Not Available Not Available Not Available Not Available Not Available Not Available Not Available Not Available Not Available Not Available
2002 2.634 0.291 0.063 1.470 4.458 0.000 10.934 30.426 3.094 44.454
2003 2.503 0.263 0.084 1.769 4.619 0.000 11.909 32.424 3.433 47.765
2004 2.358 0.280 0.055 1.815 4.508 0.000 12.301 30.634 3.268 46.202
2005 2.764 0.221 0.080 1.734 4.799 0.000 13.369 29.340 3.368 46.077
2006 2.794 0.235 0.070 1.939 5.038 0.000 13.127 29.162 3.592 45.881
2007 3.128 0.238 0.105 2.140 5.610 0.000 13.890 28.377 3.176 45.444

Greensboro Metro Area Crime Index

Year  Index
1999 64,678
2000 64,012
2001 0
2002 63,274

Greensboro Metro Area Criminal Lawyers represent defendants in municipal, state and federal criminal proceedings. These lawyers commonly handle cases involving DUI/DWI (drunk driving), drug possession, gun crimes, traffic tickets, violent crimes, sex crimes, theft offenses and white collar crimes. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Greensboro Metro Area Immigration & Civil Rights Information

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Greensboro Metro Area Population By Age

Age Population Percent
0-9 Years 86,576 13.46%
10-19 Years 86,189 13.40%
20-29 Years 92,312 14.35%
30-39 Years 101,907 15.84%
40-49 Years 97,231 15.11%
50-59 Years 74,812 11.63%
60-69 Years 47,848 7.44%
70-79 Years 36,582 5.69%
80-89 Years 16,841 2.62%
90+ Years 3,132 0.49%

Greensboro Metro Area Population - Male/Female

Male/Female Population Percent
 Male 310,590 48.27%
 Female 332,840 51.73%

Greensboro Metro Area Population By Ethnicity

Ethnicity Population Percent
 Caucasian 447,120 69.49%
 African-American 147,460 22.92%
 Hispanic/Latino 27,456 4.27%
 Asian 11,264 1.75%
 Multiracial 6,539 1.02%
 Amerindian 2,559 0.40%
 Other Race 888 0.14%
 Pacific Islander 144 0.02%

Greensboro Metro Area Top Specified Ancestries

Rank Ancestry  Population Percent Of Specified Ancestries
1. United States Or American 184,538 24.78%
2. English 125,487 16.85%
3. German 114,885 15.43%
4. Irish 90,193 12.11%
5. Scotch Irish 40,938 5.50%
6. Italian 26,614 3.57%
7. Scottish 26,537 3.56%
8. French Non-Basque 19,203 2.58%
9. Dutch 15,330 2.06%
10. European 13,221 1.78%

Greensboro Metro Area Top Languages Spoken At Home

Rank Language  Population Percent Of Reported Languages
1. Only English 1,108,119 91.79%
2. Spanish Or Spanish Creole 58,589 4.85%
3. French 6,302 0.52%
4. Vietnamese 4,214 0.35%
5. German 3,687 0.31%
6. African 2,964 0.25%
7. Korean 2,236 0.19%
8. Arabic 2,130 0.18%
9. Chinese 1,854 0.15%
10. Mon Khmer / Cambodian 1,604 0.13%

Greensboro Metro Area Citizen Type

Type Population Percent
 Citizen by birth 1,217,057 94.23%
 Naturalized immigrant 16,947 1.31%
 Not a citizen 57,516 4.45%

Greensboro Metro Area Immigration Lawyers help clients navigate through the federal immigration process. They help workers secure temporary visas (H1-B, fiances obtain K-1 visas, and permanent immigrants apply for Green Cards or citizenship. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.
Greensboro Metro Area Civil Rights Lawyers represent clients who have been illegally discriminated against on the basis of race, gender, sexual orientation, disability and national origin. If you have suffered employment discrimination, sexual harassment, or have been treated differently by a hotel, restaurant, or other public accommodation, a civil rights lawyer can help you determine whether your rights were violated and what types of redress are available. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


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