Greene County is located in east-central North Carolina. The County Seat is Snow Hill and the largest city is Snow Hill. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.co.greene.nc.us/. The 2014 population estimate is 21,093 and the 2010 census population was 21,362. The land area is 265.93 square miles and there are 80.3 persons per square mile.
59.5% of the population is White, 36.5% is Black or African American, 14.8% is Hispanic or Latino, 0.4% is Asian, 2.2% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.2% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 1.1% is two or more races. 76% have a high school degree or higher, and 11.6% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $88,500, there are 7,104 households, an average of 2.71 persons per household. The per capita income is $18,441, the median household income is $40,853, and 23.3% of the persons in Greene County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 944. Retail sales (in $1000) were $97,812, and sales per capita were $4,731.
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