Goldsboro, NC 27530 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 27530: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Goldsboro, NC 27530

Not Acceptable, USPS
Patetown, NC 27530
Walnut Creek, NC 27530
Webtown, NC 27530

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 1,243
  • Single Family Addresses: 15,708
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 153
  • County: Wayne County
  • Centroid: Latitude 35.38, Longitude -78.098
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Goldsboro, NC 27530 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 41,330
Population in Households 39,780
Population in Familes 32,370
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,550
Population Density1 391
Diversity Index2 62


Total Households 16,250
Average Household Size 2.45
Family Households 10,639
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 18,374 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 9,014 (49.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 7,236 (39.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,124 (11.6%)
Median Home Value $117,281
Average Home Value $142,575


Median Household Income $36,882
Average Household Income $51,036
Per Capita Income $20,913
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.39% 0.52%
Households 0.44% 0.52%
Families 0.27% 0.42%
Median Household Income   -0.6%
Per Capita Income   1.49%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Goldsboro, NC 27530 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 27530 to the other 775 ZIP Codes in North Carolina by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 54 93rd
Population Density1 # 204 74th
Diversity Index2 # 145 81st
Median Household Income # 554 29th
Per Capita Income # 480 38th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE North Carolina Census Data Comparison Tool.