Editor’s Note: We updated this article for 2021. This is our seventh time ranking the best neighborhoods to live in Greensboro.
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Do you like your neighborhood?
Is it friendly, and where everyone knows their neighbors?
No matter if you live in the sticks or in an apartment building in downtown Greensboro, you have a little pocket that you can call home. And each neighborhood is different.
Smaller neighborhoods usually have obvious benefits -- less crime, a slower pace of life, and a lower cost of living. But not all Greensboro neighborhoods are created equal. Some are better than others. But which ones?
Instead of relying on public opinion and speculation, we wanted to get the facts straight and find out which neighborhoods in Greensboro are the best. If you're in one of the places we're about to highlight, odds are you know you've got it made. So, if you're thinking of moving to North Carolina and Greensboro is on the top of your list, check out our best neighborhoods to live in.
Here are the best neighborhoods in Greensboro for 2021.
So what's the best neighborhood to live in Greensboro for 2021? According to the most recent census data, Madison Woods looks to be the best Greensboro neighborhood to live in.
Read on to see how we determined the places around Greensboro that deserve a little bragging rights or maybe you're interested in the worst neighborhoods in Greensboro.
Once you're done, you can look at the bottom of the story for a complete chart of every neighborhood we looked at from best to worst.
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The 10 Best Neighborhoods To Live In Greensboro
Rank Last Year: 1 (No Change)
Median Home Value: $290,567 (Seventh best)
Median Income: $76,218 (Fifth best)
More on Madison Woods: Homes For Sale | Data
Rank Last Year: 2 (No Change)
Median Home Value: $325,614 (Fourth best)
Median Income: $56,976 (19th best)
More on Lawndale Homes: Homes For Sale | Data
Rank Last Year: 3 (No Change)
Median Home Value: $311,364 (Fifth best)
Median Income: $51,639 (27th best)
More on Dellwood Park: Homes For Sale | Data
Rank Last Year: 4 (No Change)
Median Home Value: $111,016 (53rd best)
Median Income: $44,777 (36th best)
More on Logan: Homes For Sale | Data
Rank Last Year: 5 (No Change)
Median Home Value: $110,419 (56th best)
Median Income: $25,926 (76th best)
More on Benjamin Benson: Homes For Sale | Data
Rank Last Year: 6 (No Change)
Median Home Value: $221,138 (15th best)
Median Income: $44,936 (35th best)
More on Brice Street Area: Homes For Sale | Data
Rank Last Year: 7 (No Change)
Median Home Value: $633,213 (best)
Median Income: $121,290 (best)
More on Latham Park: Homes For Sale | Data
Rank Last Year: 8 (No Change)
Median Home Value: $204,442 (16th best)
Median Income: $100,841 (Second best)
More on Kirkwood: Homes For Sale | Data
Rank Last Year: 9 (No Change)
Median Home Value: $104,307 (64th best)
Median Income: $35,966 (56th best)
More on Stephens Street: Homes For Sale | Data
Rank Last Year: 10 (No Change)
Median Home Value: $106,293 (63rd best)
Median Income: $24,552 (80th best)
More on Asheboro Community: Homes For Sale | Data
How We Determined The Best Greensboro, NC Neighborhoods In 2021
In order to rank the best neighborhoods in Greensboro, we had to determine what criteria defines a "best".
Using crime, census, and extrapolated BLS data, we arrived at the following set of criteria:
- High incomes
- Low unemployment rates
- Low crime
- High home prices
- High population densities (A proxy for things to do)
We then ranked each neighborhood with scores from 1 to 88 in each category, where 1 was the best.
Next, we averaged the rankings for each neighborhood to create a best neighborhood index.
And finally, we crowned the neighborhood with the lowest best neighborhood index the "Best City Neighborhood In Greensboro." We're lookin' at you, Madison Woods.
Read on below to learn more about what it's like to live in the best places Greensboro, North Carolina has to offer. Or skip to the end to see the list of all the neighborhoods in the city from best to worst.
Putting A Bow On Our Analysis Of The Best Neighborhoods In Greensboro
If you're measuring the neighborhoods in Greensboro where crime is low and everyone wants to live, this is an accurate list.
As we mentioned earlier, the neighborhoods in Greensboro aren't all good. Lowdermilk Area takes the title of the worst neighborhood to live in Greensboro.
We ranked the neighborhoods from best to worst in the chart below.
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Detailed List Of The Best Neighborhoods To Live In Greensboro For 2021
||Brice Street Area
||East Market St. A
||Old Irving Park
||New Irving Park
||Cone Mills Community