Greenville, NC Demographics

The total population of Greenville is estimated to be 87,894 with 39,855 males (45.34%) and 48,039 females (54.66%). There are 8,184 more females than males in Greenville.
The median household income in Greenville was $47,629 in 2021, which marked an a decrease of 656(1.36%) from $48,285 in 2020. This income is 63.84% of the U.S. median household income of $74,606 (all incomes in 2022 inflation-adjusted dollars).
Per the latest American Community Survey by the Census Bureau, Greenville sees its highest median household income among householders in the age group of 45 to 64 years old, at $58,815. Overall, the median household income for the city of Greenville stands at $50,120.
In Greenville, the median income for all workers aged 15 years and older, regardless of work hours, was $32,798 for males and $30,231 for females. However, when specifically considering full-time, year-round workers within the same age group, the median income was $50,406 for males and $43,469 for females.
In Greenville, the demographic landscape is diverse, spanning 4 distinct racial categories among households. Among these, Two or More Races households have the highest median household income at $58,774, while Some Other Race households represent the opposite end with the lowest median household income of $41,324.
In 2022, the population of Greenville was 89,233, a 0.94% increase year-by-year from 2021. Previously, in 2021, Greenville's population was 88,399, an increase of 0.88% compared to a population of 87,626 in 2020.
The median age in Greenville, NC is 26.8, as per 2021 ACS 5-Year Estimates. Of the total population, 16.36% were under the age of 15, 39.26% aged 15 to 29, 34.57% aged 30 to 64, 8.83% aged 65 to 84, and 0.99% were 85 years of age and older.
Racial distribution of Greenville population: 52.49% are White, 39.19% are Black or African American, 0.28% are American Indian and Alaska Native, 2.54% are Asian, 0.01% are Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander, 2.10% are some other race and 3.40% are multiracial.