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Greensboro neighborhoods are convenient to I-85, I-40, and I-73, making it easy to travel from the city to other central North Carolina cities and towns like High Point, Kernersville, Winston-Salem, and RTP. But that’s not to say you’ll want to leave Greensboro: with a lively downtown, large employers, and miles of greenways and parks, Greensboro has many neighborhoods that are great places to call home.

The Piedmont Triad International Airport is just on the outskirts of town, a 20-minute or less drive from most neighborhoods. Greensboro’s residents enjoy local neighborhood playgrounds and walking trails, as well as city, county, and national parks like Guilford Courthouse National Military Park and Bur-Mill Park.

Greensboro is home to universities such as UNC-G, NC A&T State University, Greensboro College, and Guilford College. Companies that are headquartered or have major operations in Greensboro include Kontoor Brands (HQ), Qorvo (HQ), HondaJet (HQ), HAECO Americas (HQ), Lorillard (HQ), Lincoln Financial, UnitedHealth Group, UPS, Procter & Gamble, Citigroup, FedEx, and others.

Greensboro has a total population of 280,000, with a high population density of 2,131 people per square mile. Residents of Greensboro are educated—approximately 88% of people over 25 have a high school diploma, while 36% have a bachelor’s degree or higher. The area is considered middle class, with an average household income of more than $61,000/year.

You’ll find numerous homes for sale in Greensboro. Some of the most popular neighborhoods include those below:

Students in Greensboro attend public Guilford County Schools, many of which have excellent test scores, low student-to-teacher ratios, and active PTAs. However, there are significant variances among schools in the area—some are well rated, while others score poorly on such measures.

Some of the best-rated public elementary schools that students in Greensboro, NC attend are these:

Some of the best-rated public middle schools that students in Greensboro, NC attend are below:

  • Lincoln Academy
  • Kernodle Middle School
  • Northwest Guilford Middle School
  • Northern Guilford Middle School

Some of the best-rated public high schools that students in Greensboro, NC, attend are the following:

  • STEM Early College at NC A&T State University
  • Weaver Education Center
  • GTCC East Middle College High
  • Grimsley High School
  • The Academy at Ben L. Smith High School
  • Northwest Guilford High School
  • Northern Guilford High School

Greensboro children also attend some of Greensboro’s private and charter schools, many of which are located in or near the area, including those listed below:

  • Two Rivers Community School
  • Cornerstone Charter Academy
  • Greensboro Academy
  • Canterbury School
  • Greensboro Day School
  • Caldwell Academy
  • New Garden Friends School
  • Noble Academy
  • Our Lady of Grace
  • American Hebrew Academy
  • St. Pius Catholic School