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Greensboro, NC

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With a Colonial history spanning all the way back to the 1700s, Greensboro, North Carolina, is a city deeply rooted in its past. The downtown, known as Old Greensborough, still has many of its original buildings. The city's Old Mill is even still grinding wheat and corn, just as it has for 240 years. The people of Greensboro are proud of their history, and work hard to keep it alive.

Greensboro Apartments


Arbor Ridge on West Friendly
Beds: 1-2
Baths: 1-2


WestBorough Apartments
Beds: 1-2
Baths: 1-2


Stonesthrow Apartment Homes
Beds: 1-3
Baths: 1-2.5


Legacy at Twin Oaks
Beds: 1-3
Baths: 1-2


Landmark at Battleground Park Apartments
Beds: 1-3
Baths: 1-2


Palladium Park
Beds: 1-3
Baths: 1-2

Key City Stats

The average age of Greensboro, NC is
25 to 29
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  • Age Demographic of Renters
  • 25 to 29 years
  • 30 to 34 years
  • 35 to 39 years
  • Male
  • 8.13%
  • 7.2%
  • 7.14%
  • Female
  • 7.75%
  • 6.74%
  • 6.74%
is average rent in Greensboro, NC
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  • Rent Range
  • $650 to $699
  • $700 to $749
  • $750 to $799
  • Percentage of household units
  • 9.22%
  • 9.07%
  • 8.21%
of units are available for rent in Greensboro
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  • Vacancy Status
  • For Rent
  • Rented, not occupied
  • Other vacant
  • Housing Units
  • 8039
  • 520
  • 3406
Getting Around in Greensboro, NC

The streets and highways of Greensboro can be quite crowded and congested. Fortunately, it's easy to get around Greensboro by making use of the city's vast public transportation network. The Greensboro Transit Authority's busses go everywhere in town, and the HEAT busses offer free rides from the downtown area to the local universities. In lieu of a light rail system, PART busses are also available to connect renters in Greensboro to the other cities in the area. 

Walk Score®
"Somewhat Walkable"
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The average commuter time in Greensboro is:
15 to 19 minutes
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  • Time Range
  • 25 to 29 minutes
  • 30 to 34 minutes
  • 35 to 39 minutes
  • Percentage of workers
  • 6.23%
  • 9.97%
  • 1.58%

Greensboro's Old Mill

<p>There aren't too many mills in the world that have been stone grinding grains in the traditional way for over two centuries. Greensboro's Old Mill of Guilford has been doing just that. This historic mill was founded in 1764 and has been in continuous operation since then. Today, you can visit the mill to learn a little more about the rich historical tradition in Greensboro. You can also pick up bags of flour, corn meal, or grits, as well as specialty mixtures so you can make homemade pancakes, biscuits, cookies, and scones, just as Greensboro's first settlers did.</p>

Downtown Historic District

<p>In Greensboro, The Downtown Historic District looks much as it did a hundred years ago. Many of the commercial and residential buildings in this part of the city are historic, and there are plenty of antique stores and gift shops to patronize in order to deck your apartment out in the style of the days of yore. You'll want to keep an eye on the city calendar, because the Downtown Historic District is also home to dozens of community celebrations throughout the year. Art, music, history, food, and drink are all celebrated in Old Greensborough.</p>


<p>The arts are a big part of life in Greensboro. Renters in this creative city can get inspired by viewing the collections at local galleries or they can try their hand at a variety of different arts at Artquest. This interactive gallery and studio space provides the public with a place to enjoy and create art. It also has an excellent art education program for children, covering everything from drawing and painting to pottery and sculpture.</p>