Pleasant Garden, NC

Pleasant Garden, situated in Guilford County, is a town made up of 15.4 square miles.

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Pleasant Garden was settled in 1786, and has been known as Pleasant Garden since 1876. The town received incorporation in 1997.  


The median resident age in Pleasant Garden is 45 years. The median estimated household income is about $59,000 making it about $11,000 more than the North Carolina average. The estimated per capita is about $25,000. The average price for a home in Pleasant Garden is about $145,000 (2015) which is $15,000 less than the North Carolina Average. Expect to pay about $850 a month for rent.

The racial makeup of Pleasant Garden is 82% White, 11% Black, 2% Two or more races, and 5% other. 92% of the population are high school graduates, with 20% holding a Bachelor's Degree or higher. 54% are married, 9% are divorced, 1% are separated, 14% are widowed, leaving 22% that have never been married.

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Guilford County

Pleasant Garden belongs to Guilford County in the northern part of North Carolina. The county is named after Francis North, who's title was the Earl of Guilford. It was home of the Battle of Guilford Courthouse during the American Revolution. It was also a stop for the Underground Railroad, and was home to the Greensboro Massacre in 1979.

The county is part of the Greensboro-High Point, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area and the Greensboro-Winston-Salem-High Point, NC Combined Statistical Area. Guilford County has a population of 517,600, and its largest city Greensboro, which has a population of 285,300, is the county seat.

Guilford County borders Forsyth, Alamance, Rockingham, Davidson and Randolph counties.

Guilford County is made up of 658 square miles. 646 of which is land with the remaining 12 as water.


The population of Pleasant Garden, NC is about 4,500. The population has been steadily increasing since the 1980's.


The elevation of Pleasant Garden, NC is 850 feet above sea level.

Zip Code

The zip code for Pleasant Garden, NC is 27313.

Area Code

The area code for Pleasant Garden, NC is 336.

Politics and Religion

Historically speaking Pleasant Garden and Guilford County have voted mostly Democrat, with 58% going to Barrack Obama during the 2012 Presidential Election. This represents the trend for the previous four or five elections.

As of 2010, 51% of the population are religiously unafiliated (Nones). About 45% are Protestants with Catholics making up around 4%.


The unemployment rate for Pleasant Garden is about 6% (2015), making it higher than the state average of around 5%. Retail, manufacturing, and construction make nearly 50% of the most common industries in the town.

Newspaper & Obituaries

The Rhino Times, Yes Weekly, and The Carolina Peacemaker are the primary newspapers that cover the Guilford County area.


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