Living in Goldsboro, NC

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Updated: 2020-03-10

Goldsboro SnackAbility

5
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
3/10
Housing
6
Affordability
4
Diversity
9
Safety
N/A
Amenities
8.5
Education
6
Commute
9

Goldsboro, NC Cost Of Living

88
Goldsboro's Overall Cost Of Living
0.9x
Lower Than The National Average

Goldsboro, North Carolina Info Snack

Goldsboro is a city in Wayne County, North Carolina, United States. The population was 36,437 at the 2010 Census. It is the principal city of and is included in the Goldsboro, North Carolina Metropolitan Statistical Area. The nearby town of Waynesboro was founded in 1787 and Goldsboro was incorporated in 1847. It is the county seat of Wayne County. The city is situated in North Carolina's Coastal Plain and is bordered on the south by the Neuse River and the west by the Little River, about 43 miles southwest of Greenville and 55 miles southeast of Raleigh, the state capital and 87 miles northwest of Wilmington in Southeastern North Carolina. Goldsboro is best known as home to Seymour Johnson Air Force Base.
Population
34,972
Unemployment
14.3%
Poverty
26.2%
Median Home
$129,100
Median Income
$33,043
Median Rent
$755

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Map Of Goldsboro, NC

Population over time in Goldsboro

Year Population % Change
2017 34,972 -1.3%
2016 35,432 -1.4%
2015 35,924 -0.1%
2014 35,952 0.1%
2013 35,908 -0.6%
2012 36,110 -1.7%
2011 36,738 0.1%
2010 36,689 -0.3%
2009 36,816 -

Race / Ethnicity in Goldsboro

White
35.2% (12,318)
African American
52.3% (18,279)
American Indian
0.3% (121)
Asian
2.2% (764)
Hawaiian
0.1% (29)
Other
0.1% (34)
Two Or More
4.0% (1,396)
Hispanic
5.8% (2,031)
Race Goldsboro NC USA
White 35.2% 63.3% 61.1%
African American 52.3% 21.1% 12.3%
American Indian 0.3% 1.1% 0.7%
Asian 2.2% 2.8% 5.4%
Hawaiian 0.1% 0.1% 0.2%
Other 0.1% 0.2% 0.2%
Two Or More 4.0% 2.2% 2.4%
Hispanic 5.8% 9.2% 17.8%

Household Income For Goldsboro, North Carolina

Less than $10,000
13.3% (465,350)
$10,000 to $14,999
10.2% (355,597)
$15,000 to $24,999
15.4% (537,299)
$25,000 to $34,999
12.9% (451,448)
$35,000 to $49,999
14.6% (509,007)
$50,000 to $74,999
16.8% (585,834)
$75,000 to $99,999
6.4% (224,626)
$100,000 to $149,999
7.3% (256,332)
$150,000 to $199,999
1.4% (50,242)
$200,000 or more
1.8% (61,461)
Income Goldsboro NC USA
Less than $10,000 13.3% 6.8% 6.3%
$10,000 to $14,999 10.2% 5.4% 4.6%
$15,000 to $24,999 15.4% 10.7% 9.3%
$25,000 to $34,999 12.9% 10.7% 9.3%
$35,000 to $49,999 14.6% 14.2% 12.6%
$50,000 to $74,999 16.8% 18.1% 17.5%
$75,000 to $99,999 6.4% 12.0% 12.5%
$100,000 to $149,999 7.3% 12.5% 14.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 1.4% 4.7% 6.3%
$200,000 or more 1.8% 4.9% 7.0%

Gender in Goldsboro

Female
50.8% (17,769)
Male
49.2% (17,203)
Gender Goldsboro NC USA
Female 50.8% 51.3% 50.8%
Male 49.2% 48.7% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Goldsboro for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
3.0% (1,049)
9-12th Grade
10.0% (3,497)
High School / GED
30.0% (10,491)
Some College
27.0% (9,442)
Associate's Degree
9.0% (3,147)
Bachelor's Degree
14.0% (4,896)
Master's Degree
5.0% (1,748)
Professional Degree
1.0% (349)
Doctorate Degree
1.0% (349)
Education Goldsboro NC USA
< 9th Grade 3.0% 4.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 10.0% 8.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 30.0% 26.0% 27.0%
Some College 27.0% 22.0% 21.0%
Associate's Degree 9.0% 9.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 14.0% 20.0% 19.0%
Master's Degree 5.0% 8.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 1.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 1.0% 1.0% 1.0%

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