Goldsboro, NC 27534 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 27534: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Goldsboro, NC 27534

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Wayne County
  • Centroid: Latitude 35.371, Longitude -77.931
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 1,108
  • PO Box Addresses: 0
  • Residential Addresses: 14,657
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 1,652
    • Single Family Addresses: 13,005

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Database updated: February 1, 2018, Maps updated: February 1, 2018.

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Goldsboro, NC 27534 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 32,016
Daytime Population: Workers 19,567
Daytime Population: Residents 17,272
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 36,839
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.15
Population in Households 31,510
Population in Familes 25,511
Population in Group Qrtrs 506
Population Density2 421
Diversity Index3 63


Median Household Income $47,209
Average Household Income $63,205
Per Capita Income $26,620


Total Housing Units 14,636 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 7,043 (48.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 6,293 (43.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,300 ( 8.9%)
Median Home Value $143,810
Average Home Value $183,466


Total Households 13,336
Average Household Size 2.36
Family Households 8,727
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.6% 0.49%
Households 0.58% 0.47%
Families 0.37% 0.35%
Median Household Income   1.53%
Per Capita Income   2.49%

Goldsboro, NC 27534 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 27534 to the other 782 ZIP Codes in North Carolina by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 107 86th
Population Density # 204 74th
Diversity Index # 137 83rd
Median Household Income # 285 64th
Per Capita Income # 233 70th

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