Greensboro Real Estate Market Overview
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Location and Weather
Greensboro is a mild climate city in the northern Piedmont section of North Carolina. It resides near the headwaters of the Haw and Deep rivers, not far from the Atlantic coast. Its mild climate is due to the mountains found north and west of the city.
The summers in Greensboro are warm and humid, while the winters are short and cold. The summer temperatures are in the high 80’s, with lows in the 70’s. The winter temperature are in the mid-50’s, with lows in the 30’s. Greensboro also has beautifully temperate fall and spring seasons.
Population, Job Market and Cost of Living
Greensboro’s population in 2019 was 294,722, with a growth rate of .86%. The job growth has increased by 1.39% over the last year and in ten years, is predicted to have increased by 31.49%. The largest industries are in textiles, furniture, tobacco, and manufacturing.
The major employers are VF, Brown Investment Properties and Unifi Manufacturing. The cost of living is low, due to the Greensboro real estate market and availability of affordable housing. The Greensboro Coliseum complex hosts more than 850 events a year. It is also home to historic civil war sites, and an elevated boardwalk that runs through seven acres of natural wetlands at The Bog Garden.
With a mild climate, plenty of outdoor recreational activities and cultural events, steady job growth and low cost of housing, Greensboro will continue to attract families that want to live in this scenic area.