Goldsboro, NC Profile: Facts & Data

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Goldsboro, North Carolina - Basic Facts

The City of Goldsboro had a population of 35,899 as of July 1, 2018. Goldsboro ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and 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 Goldsboro is located at latitude 35.3849 and longitude -77.9928 in Wayne County. The formal boundaries for the City of Goldsboro (see map below) encompass a land area of 28.36 sq. miles and a water area of 0.15 sq. miles. Wayne County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 108 feet.

The City of Goldsboro (GNIS ID: 2403709) 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 City of Goldsboro is located within Township of Goldsboro, a minor civil division (MCD) of Wayne County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Goldsboro: Goldsborough.

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

POPULATION

Total Population 35,899
Population in Households 34,080
Population in Familes 26,402
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,819
Population Density2 1,266
Diversity Index3 61
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $36,809
Average Household Income $51,930
Per Capita Income $22,602

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 17,012 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,436 (32.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 9,397 (55.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,180 (12.8%)
Median Home Value $125,204
Average Home Value $161,832
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 14,832
Average Household Size 2.3
Family Households 8,696
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 0.12% 0.23%
Households 0.16% 0.23%
Families -0.01% 0.12%
Median Household Income   2.13%
Per Capita Income   2.46%

Goldsboro, NC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Goldsboro 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 # 26 97th
Population Density # 143 81st
Diversity Index # 179 76th
Median Household Income # 538 27th
Per Capita Income # 412 44th

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