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With a down-home feel that is warm and welcoming, Greenville is emerging as a popular location for families. From affordable real estate and well-paying jobs to welcoming communities and charming neighborhoods, there’s a lot of opportunity.

Real Estate

From rural areas to urban settings, there are plenty of housing options in the Pitt County area. Plus, residents get a lot of bang for their buck when it comes to housing since Greenville is 30% below the average U.S. housing cost. The Greenville area features a progressive and dynamic real estate market with a diverse portfolio of homes including apartment-style living, townhomes, condos, and single-family homes.


Greenville is one of ten municipalities located in Pitt County, North Carolina along with Ayden, Bethel, Falkland, Farmville, Fountain, Grifton, Grimesland, Simpson, and Winterville. Nationally celebrated, Pitt County was honored as an “All-America County” in 2020 by the National Civic League.

Cost of Living

The cost of living in the Greenville is well below the North Carolina average and the national index. As per the Cost of Living Index for 2023, the cost of living for Greenville is 10 percent below the national average. Residents can expect to see lower property tax rates and grocery bills.

School Districts

When it comes to K-12 education options, there are diverse public and private school offerings.  There are dozens of schools in the Pitt County Schools public school system. This includes one Pre-K education center, 16 elementary schools, six K-8 schools, seven middle schools, six high schools, and two early college high schools. In addition, there are seven nearby private school options.

“I am a local small business owner, East Carolina University alumni, and was born and raised here in Greenville. I moved away for a few years but returned because I believe it's the best place in America to raise a family.”
Kellie Brown
Owner and Photobiomodulation Laser Therapist
Advantage Therapy Solutions