Tarboro, NC Profile: Facts & Data

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Tarboro, North Carolina - Basic Facts

The Town of Tarboro had a population of 10,610 as of July 1, 2018. Tarboro ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in North Carolina. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Tarboro is located at latitude 35.9035 and longitude -77.5589 in Edgecombe County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Tarboro (see map below) encompass a land area of 11.16 sq. miles and a water area of 0.04 sq. miles. Edgecombe County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 43 feet.

The Town of Tarboro (GNIS ID: 2406714) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The Town of Tarboro is located within Township 1-Tarboro, a minor civil division (MCD) of Edgecombe County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Tarboro: Tawboro.

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Tarboro, NC Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)

POPULATION

Total Population 10,610
Population in Households 10,168
Population in Familes 8,228
Population in Group Qrtrs 442
Population Density2 951
Diversity Index3 61
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $39,571
Average Household Income $57,550
Per Capita Income $24,393

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 4,949 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,194 (44.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,129 (43.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 626 (12.6%)
Median Home Value $115,631
Average Home Value $147,596
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 4,323
Average Household Size 2.35
Family Households 2,765
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2018 2018-2023
Population -0.88% -0.74%
Households -0.66% -0.8%
Families -0.81% -0.91%
Median Household Income   2.95%
Per Capita Income   2.44%

Tarboro, NC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Tarboro to the other 739 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in North Carolina by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 86 88th
Population Density # 240 68th
Diversity Index # 170 77th
Median Household Income # 464 37th
Per Capita Income # 332 55th

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