Best Neighborhoods in Greensboro, North Carolina

Greensboro is the 3rd largest city by population in North Carolina, with an estimated population of 269,666. Greensboro's early economic structure was based on the cotton industry. The largest employers in Greensboro are Guilford City Public Schools and Moses Cove Health. Greensboro is a part of the Piedmont Triad with Winston Salem and High Point. There are a number of companies with headquarters in Greensboro including Columbia Forest Products, the International Textile Group, Mack Trucks and Volvo Trucks.

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Average High - 85.7, Average Low - 28.2


Baseball - Grasshoppers - (SAL)

Soccer - Dynamo - (USL)

Triad Rugby Club

Roller Derby - Gate City Roller Girls

Crime Rate

The crime rate in Greensboro is in keeping with other major cities. There are a number of neighborhoods like Hamilton Lakes, Irving Park, and Broadview that have significantly lower crime rates.

Top Neighborhoods

College Hills is Greensboro's first neighborhood. College Hills is bounded by Wendover Avenue East and East Lee Street. Bennett College and North Carolina A& T University are resident of the College Hills area. Peabody and Springdale Parks are in the College Hills community and provide great green space for recreational activities for the residents of College Hills. Because of the colleges in the area, there are a number of restaurants, shops, clubs, and stores in the College Hills community. The housing stock in the area is plentiful, and considered affordable because of the large student population. Public transportation is readily available to accommodate the needs of the community.

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Aycock is located on the northeast side of town. Aycock is bounded by East Bessemer Avenue and Morrow Boulevard. Founded in 1895, Aycock has evolved into an eclectic, artsy community. Greensboro College and University of North Carolina - Greensboro are residents of the Aycock community. Sterberger Park, the World War Memorial Stadium, and the Curb Market are high points in the community for the residents to enjoy. Because of the schools located in the community, there are lots of apartment complexes available in the neighborhood. The retail district includes many restaurants, shops, stores, bars and nightclubs in the community. Public transportation is readily available.

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Fisher Park is Greensboro's first suburb. Fisher Park is bounded by Wendover Avenue and Smith Street. Fisher Park is considered a very beautiful community with tree lined streets and houses representing a variety of architectural styles. A park of the same name sits at the center of the community; while Latham Park is in the northern corner. The housing stock in Fisher Park includes single family homes and a number of apartment complexes on the borders of the community.

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Southside is located near the downtown area. Arlington Park, South Greensboro, and Ashebon Street are located in the Southside community. The neighborhood is bounded by Arlington Street and East Florida Street. Southside Square is a gathering spot for the residents of Southside and borders a number of the new apartment communities in the area. . There are a number of historic homes in the area that provide great aesthetic value to the community. Southside is served by both public and private schools and public transportation is easily accessed.

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Guilford College is a community bounded by West Hobbs Road to the north, New Garden Road to the east, West Friendly Avenue to the south, and Jefferson Road to the west. Founded in 1837, Guilford College is the centerpiece of the community. Jefferson Gardens is a big part of the community and gives the residents of Guilford a nice landmark to take advantage of. The housing stock in the community is geared toward the student population. There are a number of restaurants, shops, bars, and stores in the community to service the needs of the students of Guilford College.

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Summerfield is located in Guilford County and is considered a suburb of Greensboro. Summerfield is bounded by Route 150 and Scalesville Road. The Summerfield community is comprised primarily of single family homes. There are, however, some apartment complexes in the northern section of the community. Summerfield is serviced by both public and private schools for the residents of Summerville to take advantage of.

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