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Greensboro, Maryland
Location of Greensboro, Maryland
Location of Greensboro, Maryland
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Coordinates: 38°58′32″N 75°48′25″W / 38.97556°N 75.80694°W / 38.97556; -75.80694Coordinates: 38°58′32″N 75°48′25″W / 38.97556°N 75.80694°W / 38.97556; -75.80694
Country  United States of America
State  Maryland
County Caroline
Incorporated 1826
Area
 • Total 1.07 sq mi (2.78 km2)
 • Land 1.07 sq mi (2.78 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
16 ft (5 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 1,931
 • Estimate 
(2019)
1,877
 • Density 1,747.67/sq mi (674.63/km2)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
21639
Area code(s) 410
FIPS code 24-35200
GNIS feature ID 0590381

Greensboro is a town located on the banks of the Choptank River in Caroline County, Maryland, United States. The population was 1,931 at the 2010 United States Census. The ZIP code is 21639. The primary phone exchange is 482 and the area code is 410. The town is served by Maryland Routes 480 and 313.

Greensboro hosted the Caroline County Softball League, which produced both state and national champions.

Willow Grove was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1972. Leonard House was listed in 1988 and Brick House Farm in 2009.

Geography

Greensboro is located at 38°58′32″N 75°48′25″W / 38.975441°N 75.806982°W / 38.975441; -75.806982.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 1.05 square miles (2.72 km2), all of it land.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1860 406
1870 561 38.2%
1880 684 21.9%
1890 902 31.9%
1900 641 −28.9%
1910 609 −5.0%
1920 668 9.7%
1930 760 13.8%
1940 737 −3.0%
1950 1,181 60.2%
1960 1,160 −1.8%
1970 1,173 1.1%
1980 1,253 6.8%
1990 1,441 15.0%
2000 1,632 13.3%
2010 1,931 18.3%
2019 (est.) 1,877 −2.8%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 1,931 people, 703 households, and 477 families living in the town. The population density was 1,839.0 inhabitants per square mile (710.0/km2). There were 798 housing units at an average density of 760.0 per square mile (293.4/km2). The racial makeup of the town was 75.8% White, 13.6% African American, 0.9% Native American, 0.8% Asian, 1.4% Pacific Islander, 4.0% from other races, and 3.6% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 9.4% of the population.

There were 703 households, of which 42.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 42.0% were married couples living together, 18.3% had a female householder with no husband present, 7.5% had a male householder with no wife present, and 32.1% were non-families. 27.3% of all households were made up of individuals, and 12.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.74 and the average family size was 3.30.

The median age in the town was 30.2 years. 30% of residents were under the age of 18; 10.5% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 30.2% were from 25 to 44; 19.5% were from 45 to 64; and 9.8% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the town was 46.5% male and 53.5% female.

Town Officials

Mayor: Gerald P. Garey
Commissioners: William Bradley Kevin Reichart Michael Mackey
Vice Mayor: Timothy Boyd
Straw Hat Review Board Chairman: Andrew Dhue
Straw Hat Review Board Maintenance Guy: Benjamin Schmitt
Town Manager: David L. Kibler
Clerk/Treasurer: Jeannette DeLude
Asst. Clerk/Treasurer: Erin Braband
Assistant Clerk II: Amber Korrell
Police Chief: Chief Jeff A. Jackson
Public Works Supervisor: James Martin

Communities

  • Maple Village
  • Foxgrape Farm
  • Cedar Run
  • Spring Branch
  • Holly Corner
  • Choptank Overlook
  • Four Corners
  • Three Corners
  • Bowen Estates
  • Choptank Ponds
  • East Cherry
  • Kinnamon Meadows (Under Construction)
  • Greensboro Farms
  • Caroline Farms

Notable people

  • T. Alan Goldsborough, jurist
  • William Hersey Hopkins, college administrator
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