Guilford County

Guilford County, North Carolina

PO Box 3427
Greensboro, NC 27402
Phone: (336) 641-3383
Fax: (336) 641-6833

In north-central NC, east of Winston-Salem; organized 1771 (prior to statehood) from Rowan and Orange counties. Name Origin: For Francis North (1704-90), 1st Earl of Guilford and father of Frederick, Lord North (1732-92), who was the prime minister of England at the time of the American Revolution

Area (sq mi):: 657.70 (land 649.42; water 8.28) Population per square mile: 682.90
Population 2005: 443,519 State rank: 3 Population change: 2000-20005 5.30%; 1990-2000 21.20% Population 2000: 421,048 (White 62.90%; Black or African American 29.30%; Hispanic or Latino 3.80%; Asian 2.40%; Other 3.80%). Foreign born: 6.50%. Median age: 34.90
Income 2000: per capita $23,340; median household $42,618; Population below poverty level: 10.60% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $30,782-$31,786
Unemployment (2004): 5.40% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.60% Median travel time to work: 21.40 minutes Working outside county of residence: 12.20%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Greensboro County seat (231,543)
  • High Point (92,857)

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