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Goldsboro, North Carolina - Basic Facts

The City of Goldsboro had a population of 35,599 as of July 1, 2019. 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 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, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Goldsboro, NC Housing Affordability Index is 143
State of North Carolina Housing Affordability Index is 140
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Goldsboro, NC Wealth Index is 44
State of North Carolina Wealth Index is 84
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 35,599 (100%)
Population in Households 33,758 (94.8%)
Population in Families 26,002 (73.0%)
Population in Group Quarters1 1,841 ( 5.2%)
Population Density 1,247
Diversity Index2 61
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $37,359
Average Household Income $51,537
Per Capita Income $21,959
Wealth Index4 44

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 16,957 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 6,527 (38.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 8,151 (48.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,279 (13.4%)
Median Home Value $133,173
Housing Affordability Index3 143
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 14,678
Average Household Size 2.3
Family Households 8,593
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. 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.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 0.02% 0.24%
Households 0.03% 0.23%
Families -0.13% 0.11%
Median Household Income   1.83%
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, 2019 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 # 29 96th
Population Density # 149 80th
Diversity Index # 180 76th
Median Household Income # 562 24th
Per Capita Income # 486 34th

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