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Greensboro, Alabama - Basic Facts

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The City of Greensboro had a population of 2,411 as of July 1, 2017. Greensboro ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Alabama. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Greensboro is located at latitude 32.701 and longitude -87.5937 in Hale County. The formal boundaries for the City of Greensboro (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.38 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Hale County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 282 feet.

The City of Greensboro (GNIS ID: 2403743) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Alabama is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Greensboro is located within Greensboro Division of Hale County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Greensboro population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Greensboro: Greensborough, New Troy, Russell Settlement, Troy.

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Greensboro, AL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 2,411
Daytime Population: Workers 1,809
Daytime Population: Residents 1,591
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 3,400
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.41
Population in Households 2,353
Population in Familes 1,927
Population in Group Qrtrs 58
Population Density2 1,014
Diversity Index3 41


Median Household Income $26,418
Average Household Income $40,018
Per Capita Income $16,619


Total Housing Units 1,195 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 616 (51.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 420 (35.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 159 (13.3%)
Median Home Value $72,739
Average Home Value $100,935


Total Households 1,036
Average Household Size 2.27
Family Households 653
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.48% -0.39%
Households -0.12% -0.27%
Families 0.52% -0.43%
Median Household Income   0.15%
Per Capita Income   1.89%

Greensboro, AL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Greensboro to the other 580 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Alabama by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 187 68th
Population Density # 43 93rd
Diversity Index # 237 59th
Median Household Income # 548 6th
Per Capita Income # 520 11th

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