Goldsboro, North Carolina

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Population in 2013: 36,306 (98% urban, 2% rural). Population change since 2000: -7.0%
 
Males: 17,445  (48.1%)
Females: 18,861  (51.9%)
Median resident age:  33.1 years
North Carolina median age:  37.9 years

Zip codes: 27530.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $34,539 (it was $29,456 in 2000)
Goldsboro:

$34,539
NC:

$45,906

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $19,860 (it was $16,614 in 2000)

Goldsboro city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $120,951 (it was $83,400 in 2000)
Goldsboro:

$120,951
NC:

$154,300

Median gross rent in 2013: $776.

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  • Races in Goldsboro, NC (2013)

    Goldsboro races chart
    • 19,80554.8%Black alone
    • 12,67235.1%White alone
    • 2,2076.1%Hispanic
    • 8522.4%Two or more races
    • 4491.2%Asian alone
    • 880.2%American Indian alone
    • 790.2%Other race alone

Races in Goldsboro detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Goldsboro: 89.1 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: United States (8.1%), German (6.8%), Irish (6.4%), English (6.1%), Italian (1.7%), Subsaharan African (1.5%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1847

Elevation: 34 feet

Land area: 24.8 square miles.

Population density: 1,465 people per square mile   (low).

Goldsboro,NC real estate house value index trend

Goldsboro, North Carolina map

For population 25 years and over in Goldsboro:

  • High school or higher: 83.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 19.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.0%
  • Unemployed: 9.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Goldsboro city:

  • Never married: 34.5%
  • Now married: 41.3%
  • Separated: 5.3%
  • Widowed: 7.3%
  • Divorced: 11.5%

1,753 residents are foreign born (2.5% Latin America, 1.2% Asia, 0.6% Europe, 0.6% Africa).

This city:

4.8%
North Carolina:

7.6%



According to our research of North Carolina and other state lists there were 112 registered sex offenders living in Goldsboro, North Carolina as of September 02, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Goldsboro to the number of sex offenders is 331 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,595 (1.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,511 (1.3%)

Goldsboro satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Greenville, NC (37.3 miles , pop. 60,476).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Raleigh, NC (48.2 miles , pop. 276,093).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (354.9 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Elroy, NC (2.1 miles ), Mar-Mac, NC (2.3 miles ), Brogden, NC (2.5 miles ), Walnut Creek, NC (2.8 miles ), Pikeville, NC (2.8 miles ), Fremont, NC (3.3 miles ), La Grange, NC (3.4 miles ), Princeton, NC (3.4 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 96 buildings, average cost: $146,900
  • 1998: 73 buildings, average cost: $105,000
  • 1999: 215 buildings, average cost: $35,300
  • 2000: 80 buildings, average cost: $102,500
  • 2001: 132 buildings, average cost: $92,700
  • 2002: 66 buildings, average cost: $110,700
  • 2003: 95 buildings, average cost: $113,900
  • 2004: 69 buildings, average cost: $168,700
  • 2005: 130 buildings, average cost: $157,400
  • 2006: 81 buildings, average cost: $180,200
  • 2007: 91 buildings, average cost: $176,400
  • 2008: 34 buildings, average cost: $159,500
  • 2009: 62 buildings, average cost: $101,400
  • 2010: 27 buildings, average cost: $146,200
  • 2011: 60 buildings, average cost: $119,700
  • 2012: 38 buildings, average cost: $157,700

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 35.38 N, Longitude: 77.98 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +19,357 (+53.4%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 7,829 (59.4%)

Area code: 919

Goldsboro household income distribution Goldsboro home values distribution

Crime rates in Goldsboro by Year
Type 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Murders 65574105857135
per 100,000 14.912.912.817.810.126.313.421.413.119.035.013.4
Rapes 396336493233
per 100,000 7.423.115.37.67.615.810.724.17.95.48.18.1
Robberies 9099891099510011792105917367
per 100,000 223.0254.6227.6276.5240.9262.8312.5245.9275.0246.6196.7180.0
Assaults 217277241206226196204214273243223208
per 100,000 537.7712.4616.4522.6573.0515.1544.8571.9715.1658.6601.0558.7
Burglaries 664608658594633755746730734675584571
per 100,000 1,645.31,563.71,683.01,506.91,604.91,984.11,992.31,950.81,922.51,829.31,573.81,533.7
Thefts 2,0481,8231,7471,9561,6501,9211,9291,7891,6631,8401,6481,670
per 100,000 5,074.74,688.74,468.44,962.14,183.45,048.25,151.64,780.74,355.84,986.64,441.24,485.6
Auto thefts 191146139144152167194138128140125103
per 100,000 473.3375.5355.5365.3385.4438.9518.1368.8335.3379.4336.9276.7
Arson 1744333235202
per 100,000 42.110.310.27.67.67.95.38.013.15.40.05.4
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 291.7) 541.5564.5530.3537.8501.0595.9597.7581.0567.8579.5545.7485.9

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City-data.com crime index counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Goldsboro detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 113 (102 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.74
North Carolina average:

2.39
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

8.5%
North Carolina:

6.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -5,996 (-13.3%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (26%)
  • Public administration (18%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Construction (8%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (6%)
  • Retail trade (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (31%)
  • Accommodation and food services (13%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Public administration (7%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (17%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (8%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (7%)
  • Material moving occupations (7%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Transportation occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (17%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (10%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (8%)
  • Production occupations (8%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (7%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)

Work and jobs in Goldsboro: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Goldsboro, North Carolina

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Goldsboro-area historical tornado activity is slightly above North Carolina state average. It is 16% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/28/1984, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 8.2 miles away from the Goldsboro city center killed 3 people and injured 149 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 3/28/1984, a category F4 tornado 11.7 miles away from the city center killed 16 people and injured 153 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Goldsboro-area historical earthquake activity is near North Carolina state average. It is 87% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:14, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, 4.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 152.6 miles away from the city center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB) earthquake occurred 211.8 miles away from Goldsboro center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 277.1 miles away from the city center
On 8/6/1994 at 19:54:09, a magnitude 3.8 (3.6 LG, 3.8 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 72.7 miles away from the city center
On 8/21/1992 at 16:31:55, a magnitude 4.4 (4.1 MB, 4.1 LG, 4.4 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 202.4 miles away from Goldsboro center
On 11/11/2002 at 23:39:29, a magnitude 4.4 (4.0 MB, 4.4 LG, Depth: 1.5 mi) earthquake occurred 234.6 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Wayne County (10) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 6, Ice Storms: 2, Drought: 1, Storm: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Goldsboro topographic map

Birthplace of: Scott Stapp - Leader voice of Creed, Anne Jeffreys - Female singer, Bill Kelly (American football, born 1947) - Football player and coach, Carl Kasell - Radio journalist, Clyde King - Baseball manager, Dan Bullock - Marine, David Thornton - 2005 NFL player (Indianapolis Colts, born: Nov 1, 1978), Greg Warren - 2005 NFL player (Pittsburgh Steelers, born: Oct 18, 1981), Jerry Narron - Baseball player, Johnny Grant (radio personality) - Soilder.

Hospitals in Goldsboro:

  • AIRPORT ROAD GROUP HOME (195 AIRPORT ROAD)
  • CHERRY HOSPITAL (provides emergency services, 201 STEVENS MILL ROAD)
  • CHERRY HOSPITAL-GENERAL MEDICAL (CALLER BOX 8000)
  • HIGHWAY 117 GROUP HOME (3801 US 117 NORTH)
  • HOLLY STREET HOME (1509 HOLLY STREET)
  • LIFE, INC. WALNUT STREET GROUP HOME (1011 EAST WALNUT STREET)
  • LIFE, INC. WILLIAM STREET GROUP HOME (405 1/2 NORTH WILLIAM STREET)
  • NORWOOD AVENUE HOME (2510 NORWOOD AVENUE)
  • RHA/HOWELL CARE CENTERS/WALNUT CREEK (5709 US 70 EAST)
  • SKILL CREATIONS OF GOLDSBORO (2101 ROYALL AVE)
  • WAYNE MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (Voluntary non-profit - Private, 2700 WAYNE MEMORIAL DR)

Airports and heliports located in Goldsboro:

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Amtrak station:

GOLDSBORO (410 N. JOHN ST.) - Bus Station . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, full-service food facilities, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, intercity bus service.

Colleges/Universities in Goldsboro:

  • Wayne Community College (Full-time enrollment: 3,174; Location: 3000 Wayne Memorial Dr; Public; Website: www.waynecc.edu)
  • Mitchells Hairstyling Academy-Goldsboro (FT enrollment: 35; Location: 1021 N Spence Ave; Private, for-profit; Website: www.mitchells.edu)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Goldsboro:

  • Mount Olive College (about 14 miles; Mount Olive, NC; Full-time enrollment: 3,097)
  • Johnston Community College (about 22 miles; Smithfield, NC; FT enrollment: 3,657)
  • Lenoir Community College (about 26 miles; Kinston, NC; FT enrollment: 2,555)
  • Pitt Community College (about 35 miles; Winterville, NC; FT enrollment: 7,026)
  • East Carolina University (about 38 miles; Greenville, NC; FT enrollment: 23,943)
  • Edgecombe Community College (about 42 miles; Tarboro, NC; FT enrollment: 2,058)
  • Nash Community College (about 42 miles; Rocky Mount, NC; FT enrollment: 2,520)

Private high schools in Goldsboro:

  • WAYNE CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 467; Location: 1201 PATETOWN RD; Grades: PK - 12)
  • FAITH CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 424; Location: 1200 W GRANTHAM ST; Grades: PK - 12)
  • WAYNE COUNTRY DAY SCHOOL (Students: 265; Location: 480 COUNTRY DAY RD; Grades: PK - 12)
  • PATHWAY CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 76; Location: 1302 S GEORGE ST; Grades: KG - 12)
  • RHEMA CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 47; Location: 323 WHITFIELD DR; Grades: PK - 12)

Private elementary/middle schools in Goldsboro:

  • ST MARY SCHOOL (Students: 228; Location: 1601 EDGERTON ST; Grades: PK - 8)
  • WAYNE MONTESSORI SCHOOL (Students: 65; Location: 900 S HARDING DR; Grades: PK - 3)
  • SUMMIT CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 64; Location: 3016 SUMMIT RD; Grades: PK - 8)
  • WAYNE MULTI-PURPOSE JUVENILE SCHOOL (Students: 8; Location: 1703 OBERRY CENTER RD; Grades: 7 - 10)
See full list of schools located in Goldsboro

Library in Goldsboro:

  • WAYNE COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $1,616,373; Location: 1001 EAST ASH STREET; 150,344 books; 7,075 audio materials; 8,216 video materials; 8 local licensed databases; 56 state licensed databases; 7 other licensed databases; 280 print serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • Goldsboro is a very nice and well put together town its a attraction to touristd and anyone who wants a cheap house to rent so come on and stop thourgh Goldsboro!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! added by Kim

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Notable locations in Goldsboro: Ashley Plaza (A), Wayne Plaza (B), North Plaza (C), Goldsboro Plaza (D), O'Berry Neuro - Medical Treatment Center (E), John Oliver Center (F), Brian Center Health and Rehabilitation of Goldsboro (G), The Pines at Goldsboro (H), Alterra Sterling House of Goldsboro (I), Wayne County Mental Health Center (J), North Carolina State Highway Patrol (K), Goldsboro Police Department (L), Wayne County Sheriff Civil Division (M), Wayne County Public Library - Main Branch (N). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Berkeley Mall (1), Sunrise Shopping Center (2), Nichols Shopping Center (3), Eastgate Shopping Center (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Goldsboro include: Faith Alliance Church (A), Community Church of Christ (B), First Presbyterian Church (C), First Pentecostal Holiness Church (D), First African Baptist Church (E), Faith United Holy Church (F), Faith Free Will Baptist Church (G), Saint Mark Church of Christ (H), Saint James Church of Christ (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Willow Dale Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Howell Branch (A), Reedy Branch (B), Billy Branch (C), Stoney Creek (D), Smith Mill Run (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Goldsboro include: Herman Park (1), Peacock Park (2), Mina Weil Park (3), Quail Park (4), Fairview Park (5). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Carolina Amusement Services (Amusement & Theme Parks; 152 Nc Highway 581 South) (1), Amf Boulevard Lanes (Amusement & Theme Parks; 105 South Berkeley Boulevard) (2), Goldsboro Bingo World (Amusement & Theme Parks; 1809 North Berkeley Boulevard Suite C) (3). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Hotels: Country Inn-Suites Goldsboro (2302 Norwood Avenue) (1), Econo Lodge Goldsboro (704 US 70 Bypass East) (2), Carolina Motel (2316 North William Street) (3), Days Inn Goldsboro (2000 Wayne Memorial Drive) (4), Econolodge (704 Corporate Drive) (5), Comfort Suites Goldsboro (2613 North Park Drive) (6), Economy Inn (802 West Grantham Street) (7), Hampton Inn Goldsboro (905 North Spence Avenue) (8). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Courts: Wayne County Offices - Judicial Offices- Juvenile Court Counselor (109 Ormond Avenue) (1), Wayne County Offices - Clerk's Office- Judicial Offices- Clerk Of Superior Court- Criminal & Tra (Courthouse) (2), Wayne County Offices - Judicial Offices- District Attorney (Courthouse) (3), Casey Country Court (Sheridan Forest Road) (4), Wayne County Offices - Judicial Offices- Superior Court Judge (Courthouse) (5). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Wayne County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 45.4. This is significantly better than average.

City:

45.4
U.S.:

74.2

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2007 was 18.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

18.2
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 9.42. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.42
U.S.:

9.14
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 26.6%
(17.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 33.1% for Black residents, 20.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 66.7% for American Indian residents, 21.3% for other race residents, 16.7% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.3 people
North Carolina:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  60.0%
Whole state:  66.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  4.5%
Whole state:  5.9%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

People in group quarters in Goldsboro in 2010:

  • 1,123 people in state prisons
  • 594 people in military barracks and dormitories (nondisciplinary)
  • 394 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 89 people in in-patient hospice facilities
  • 75 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 73 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 50 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 17 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 7 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers

People in group quarters in Goldsboro in 2000:

  • 972 people in state prisons
  • 580 people in federal prisons and detention centers
  • 557 people in military barracks, etc.
  • 513 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards
  • 480 people in nursing homes
  • 381 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 166 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 145 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 49 people in other group homes
  • 15 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 14 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 14 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 10 people in hospices or homes for chronically ill
  • 6 people in military transient quarters for temporary residents
  • 5 people in religious group quarters
  • 4 people in other hospitals or wards for chronically ill
  • 4 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse

Goldsboro, North Carolina environmental map by EPA

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Goldsboro compared to North Carolina state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.

Banks with most branches in Goldsboro (2011 data):

  • Branch Banking and Trust Company: Spence Avenue Branch, Goldsboro Main Branch, Highway 70 West Branch, Eastgate Branch. Info updated 2010/03/29: Bank assets: $168,867.6 mil, Deposits: $127,549.5 mil, headquarters in Winston Salem, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1793 total offices, Holding Company: Bb&T Corporation
  • First-Citizens Bank & Trust Company: Pinewood Branch, Goldsboro Branch, Wayne Memorial Branch, East Goldsboro Branch. Info updated 2011/10/11: Bank assets: $20,566.4 mil, Deposits: $17,596.8 mil, headquarters in Raleigh, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 433 total offices, Holding Company: First Citizens Bancshares, Inc.
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Goldsboro Main Branch at 301 East Ash Street, branch established on 1955/04/01; Berkley Mall at 605 North Berkley Boulevard, branch established on 1969/10/20. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • Woodforest National Bank: Goldsboro Wal-Mart Branch at 1002 N. Spence Ave., branch established on 2006/04/12; West Goldsboro Walmart at 2908 Us Highway 70 West, branch established on 2007/10/01. Info updated 2011/05/10: Bank assets: $3,488.9 mil, Deposits: $3,097.6 mil, headquarters in Houston, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 766 total offices, Holding Company: Woodforest Financial Group Employee Stock Ownership Plan (With 401(K) Provisions) (Amended And
  • PNC Bank, National Association: Goldsboro Branch at 106 North Spence Avenue, branch established on 1989/09/09; Berkeley Boulevard Branch at 500 N Berkeley Boulevard, branch established on 1998/02/27. Info updated 2012/03/20: Bank assets: $263,309.6 mil, Deposits: $197,343.0 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3085 total offices, Holding Company: Pnc Financial Services Group, Inc., The
  • New Century Bank: Goldsboro Branch 4 at 431 North Spence Avenue, branch established on 2004/01/22. Info updated 2008/04/22: Bank assets: $588.7 mil, Deposits: $502.4 mil, headquarters in Dunn, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 9 total offices, Holding Company: New Century Bancorp, Inc.
  • The Little Bank, Incorporated: Goldsboro Branch at 201 North Center Street, branch established on 2000/03/30. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $312.7 mil, Deposits: $251.9 mil, headquarters in Kinston, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 6 total offices
  • KS Bank, Inc.: Goldsboro Branch at 1601 Wayne Memorial Drive, branch established on 1996/04/04. Info updated 2006/07/21: Bank assets: $322.7 mil, Deposits: $246.6 mil, headquarters in Smithfield, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 10 total offices, Holding Company: Ks Bancorp, Inc.
  • Bank of America, National Association: Goldsboro Branch at 2801 Cashwell Drive, branch established on 1999/07/01. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • 2 other banks with 2 local branches

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Goldsboro, North Carolina:

  • Econo Lodge, 704 Hwy-70 Byp E, Goldsboro, NC 27530 , Phone: (919) 736-4510
  • Best Western Plus Goldsboro, 909 N Spence Ave, Goldsboro, NC 27534 , Phone: (919) 751-1999, Fax: (919) 751-1506
  • Motel 6, 701 Byp 70 East, Goldsboro, NC 27534 , Phone: (919) 734-4542, Fax: (919) 734-3503
  • Knights Inn, 808 W Grantham St, Goldsboro, NC 27530 , Phone: (919) 580-1090, Fax: (718) 228-2999
  • Days Inn, 801 Hwy 70 Byp E, Goldsboro, NC 27524 , Phone: (919) 735-7911, Fax: (919) 735-5030
  • Days Inn-Goldsboro, 2000 Wayne Memorial Dr, Goldsboro, NC 27534 , Phone: (919) 734-9471
  • Carolina Motel, 2316 N William St, Goldsboro, NC 27530 , Phone: (919) 735-4563
  • Irish Inns, 1104 Sunburst Dr, Goldsboro, NC 27534 , Phone: (919) 778-1400
  • 7 other hotels and motels
All 15 fire-safe hotels and motels in Goldsboro, North Carolina

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.7
North Carolina average:

12.4

Goldsboro travel time to work - commute Goldsboro mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (74%)
  • Utility gas (17%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (7%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1%)

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Religion statistics for Goldsboro city (based on Wayne County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant29,543157
Mainline Protestant12,48264
Catholic2,8002
Other2,43810
Black Protestant2,38434
None72,976-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 22
Wayne County:

1.94 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

2.05 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
This county:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 11
Wayne County:

0.97 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 61
Wayne County:

5.38 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 75
Here:

6.61 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.57 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

10.4%
North Carolina:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Wayne County:

30.8%
North Carolina:

28.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

17.6%
State:

15.6%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 18$69,863$46,5750$0
Other Government Administration 29$115,808$47,9210$0
Police Protection - Officers 107$371,525$41,6660$0
Police - Other 10$27,135$32,5621$1,399
Firefighters 81$295,401$43,7630$0
Fire - Other 1$2,564$30,7680$0
Streets and Highways 20$58,124$34,8740$0
Health 1$3,487$41,8440$0
Solid Waste Management 43$117,136$32,6890$0
Sewerage 42$137,288$39,2250$0
Parks and Recreation 31$104,519$40,45948$18,788
Housing and Community Development(Local) 1$3,879$46,5480$0
Water Supply 11$40,877$44,5930$0
Other and Unallocable 50$179,925$43,1820$0
Totals for Government 445$1,527,531$41,19249$20,187

Goldsboro government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Construction - General - Other: $2,592,000 ($71.39)
    Regular Highways: $966,000 ($26.61)
    Sewerage: $958,000 ($26.39)
    Water Utilities: $410,000 ($11.29)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $6,570,000 ($180.96)
    Sewerage: $4,758,000 ($131.05)
    Local Fire Protection: $4,213,000 ($116.04)
    Central Staff Services: $2,825,000 ($77.81)
    Regular Highways: $2,515,000 ($69.27)
    Parks and Recreation: $2,432,000 ($66.99)
    Solid Waste Management: $2,382,000 ($65.61)
    Water Utilities: $2,039,000 ($56.16)
    Housing and Community Development: $1,721,000 ($47.40)
    General - Other: $1,560,000 ($42.97)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $603,000 ($16.61)
    Transit Utilities: $337,000 ($9.28)
    General Public Buildings: $331,000 ($9.12)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities, NEC: $276,000 ($7.60)
    Financial Administration: $268,000 ($7.38)
    Libraries: $193,000 ($5.32)
    Health - Other: $72,000 ($1.98)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $338,000 ($9.31)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Central Staff Services: $359,000 ($9.89)
    Police Protection: $246,000 ($6.78)
    Sewerage: $163,000 ($4.49)
    Solid Waste Management: $150,000 ($4.13)
    Parks and Recreation: $91,000 ($2.51)
    General - Other: $80,000 ($2.20)
    Water Utilities: $70,000 ($1.93)
    Regular Highways: $42,000 ($1.16)
    General Public Building: $7,000 ($0.19)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $20,584,000 ($566.96)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $1,651,000 ($45.47)

Goldsboro government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $9,347,000 ($257.45)
    Solid Waste Management: $2,252,000 ($62.03)
    Parks and Recreation: $670,000 ($18.45)
    All Other: $108,000 ($2.97)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $76,000 ($2.09)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Transit Utilities: $160,000 ($4.41)
    All Other: $115,000 ($3.17)
    Housing and Community Development: $35,000 ($0.96)
    Highways: $31,000 ($0.85)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $5,724,000 ($157.66)
    All Other: $146,000 ($4.02)
    Health and Hospitals: $73,000 ($2.01)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $1,144,000 ($31.51)
    General Revenue, NEC: $310,000 ($8.54)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $4,006,000 ($110.34)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $2,125,000 ($58.53)
    Highways: $1,167,000 ($32.14)
    Housing and Community Development: $1,067,000 ($29.39)
    All Other: $49,000 ($1.35)
  • Tax - Property: $12,008,000 ($330.74)
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $498,000 ($13.72)
    Other Selective Sales: $455,000 ($12.53)
    NEC: $337,000 ($9.28)
    Other License: $192,000 ($5.29)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $30,000 ($0.83)

Goldsboro government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $54,020,000 ($1487.91)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $49,044,000 ($1350.85)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,976,000 ($137.06)

Goldsboro government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $26,065,000 ($717.93)

7.03% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($32,101 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.03%
North Carolina average:

7.13%

0.43% of residents moved from foreign countries ($2,439 average AGI)
Wayne County:

0.43%
North Carolina average:

0.10%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Johnston County, NC  0.35% ($30,414 average AGI)
from Lenoir County, NC  0.33% ($24,766)
from Wake County, NC  0.28% ($29,518)


6.68% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($33,825 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.68%
North Carolina average:

6.77%

0.52% of residents moved to foreign countries ($2,945 average AGI)
Wayne County:

0.52%
North Carolina average:

0.10%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Wake County, NC  0.42% ($35,465 average AGI)
to Johnston County, NC  0.39% ($34,784)
to Lenoir County, NC  0.29% ($28,100)

Strongest AM radio stations in Goldsboro:

  • WGBR (1150 AM; 5 kW; GOLDSBORO, NC; Owner: NEW AGE COMMUNICATIONS, LTD.)
  • WFMC (730 AM; 1 kW; GOLDSBORO, NC; Owner: NEW AGE COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • WSSG (1300 AM; 1 kW; GOLDSBORO, NC)
  • WDJS (1430 AM; 10 kW; MOUNT OLIVE, NC; Owner: MOUNT OLIVE BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WPTF (680 AM; 50 kW; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: FIRST STATE COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WGTM (590 AM; 5 kW; WILSON, NC; Owner: SPIRIT BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WRNS (960 AM; 5 kW; KINSTON, NC; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WFTK (1030 AM; daytime; 50 kW; WAKE FOREST, NC; Owner: POSITIVE RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WMPM (1270 AM; 5 kW; SMITHFIELD, NC; Owner: CAROLINA BROADCASTING SERVICE, INC.)
  • WNCT (1070 AM; 10 kW; GREENVILLE, NC; Owner: WNCT LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WETC (540 AM; 8 kW; WENDELL-ZEBULON, NC; Owner: CAROLINA REGIONAL BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WCKB (780 AM; 7 kW; DUNN, NC; Owner: NORTH CAROLINA CENTRAL BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WGHB (1250 AM; 5 kW; FARMVILLE, NC; Owner: CONNER MEDIA, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Goldsboro:

  • WKIX (102.3 FM; GOLDSBORO, NC; Owner: NEW AGE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WYMY (96.9 FM; GOLDSBORO, NC; Owner: NEW AGE COMMUNICATIONS, LTD.)
  • W287AI (105.3 FM; GOLDSBORO, NC; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WRNS-FM (95.1 FM; KINSTON, NC; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • W276AX (103.1 FM; PRINCETON, ETC., NC; Owner: GRACE CHRISTIAN SCHOOL)
  • WTRG (100.7 FM; ROCKY MOUNT, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WRDU (106.1 FM; WILSON, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WERO (93.3 FM; WASHINGTON, NC; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WNCT-FM (107.9 FM; GREENVILLE, NC; Owner: WNCT LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WKNS (90.3 FM; KINSTON, NC; Owner: CRAVEN COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • WRAL (101.5 FM; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: WRAL-FM, INC.)
  • WZUP (104.7 FM; ROSE HILL, NC; Owner: CONNER MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • W255AL (98.9 FM; GOLDSBORO, NC; Owner: RADIO TRAINING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WFXK (104.3 FM; TARBORO, NC; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WQDR (94.7 FM; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: CAROLINA MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WCPE (89.7 FM; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: EDUCATIONAL INFORMATION CORPORATION)
  • WSFL-FM (106.5 FM; NEW BERN, NC; Owner: WSFL LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WRQM (90.9 FM; ROCKY MOUNT, NC; Owner: BOARD OF TRUSTEES UNIVERSITY OF NC AT CHAPEL HILL)
  • WELS-FM (102.9 FM; KINSTON, NC; Owner: KINSTON CHRISTIAN RADIO, INC.)
  • WRSV (92.1 FM; ROCKY MOUNT, NC; Owner: NORTHSTAR BROADCATING CORPORATION)

TV broadcast stations around Goldsboro:

  • WHFL-LP (Channel 56; GOLDSBORO, NC; Owner: FREE LIFE MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • W63CW (Channel 63; GOLDSBORO, NC; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WITN-TV (Channel 7; WASHINGTON, NC; Owner: WITN LICENSEE CORP.)
  • WNCT-TV (Channel 9; GREENVILLE, NC; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WRAL-TV (Channel 5; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: CAPITOL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WTVD (Channel 11; DURHAM, NC; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WNCN (Channel 17; GOLDSBORO, NC; Owner: OUTLET BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WUNK-TV (Channel 25; GREENVILLE, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WRAY-TV (Channel 30; WILSON, NC; Owner: WRAY, INC.)
  • WLFL (Channel 22; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: WLFL LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WRDC (Channel 28; DURHAM, NC; Owner: RALEIGH (WRDC-TV) LICENSEE, INC.)
  • WCTI-TV (Channel 12; NEW BERN, NC; Owner: EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WUNM-TV (Channel 19; JACKSONVILLE, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WRAZ (Channel 50; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: WRAZ-TV, INC.)
  • WRPX (Channel 47; ROCKY MOUNT, NC; Owner: PAXSON RALEIGH LICENSE, INC.)
  • WUVC (Channel 40; FAYETTEVILLE, NC; Owner: CAPITAL BROADCASTING PARTNERS)
  • W64AZ (Channel 64; KINSTON-GREENVILLE, NC; Owner: GOCOM TELEVISION, L.P.,)
  • WARZ-LP (Channel 34; SMITHFIELD/SELMA, NC; Owner: WATERS & BROCK COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WYDO (Channel 14; GREENVILLE, NC; Owner: PIEDMONT TELEVISION OF EASTERN CAROLINA LICENSE LLC)
  • WNCR-LP (Channel 20; WILSON, NC; Owner: ON THE MAP, INC.)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Goldsboro fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2013 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 48Number of bridges
  • 210m689ftTotal length
  • 639,474Total average daily traffic
  • 64,889Total average daily truck traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 11920-1929
  • 11940-1949
  • 71950-1959
  • 51960-1969
  • 141970-1979
  • 11980-1989
  • 51990-1999
  • 42000-2009
  • 102010-2012
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Goldsboro, NC
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Goldsboro)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 247 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 5 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Goldsboro, NC)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 58 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 6 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 20 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 6 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 6 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 185 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Goldsboro)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 54 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Goldsboro)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 4 full and 13 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED105$138,10270$125,196260$133,17213$63,3032$655,99550$91,3913$75,447
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED3$173,6172$108,18018$116,0811$7,7600$06$86,3121$56,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED4$128,74825$85,34097$103,94827$41,9511$279,00020$74,8517$50,924
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN5$143,7329$80,01372$132,6234$121,9980$08$70,9540$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$03$136,55314$141,5613$41,4330$01$108,9000$0

Detailed mortgage data for all 13 tracts in Goldsboro, NC

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full and 9 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED5$191,5566$171,492
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$01$144,500
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$01$72,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 457
  • Hazardous Condition: 282
  • Service Call: 3
  • Good Intent Call: 15

Incident types - Goldsboro

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Goldsboro, NC
Most common first names in Goldsboro, NC among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James66768.4 years
William49670.2 years
Mary45876.8 years
John42771.6 years
George24771.8 years
Robert23668.9 years
Annie21976.2 years
Willie21470.3 years
Charles16567.2 years
Joseph15169.4 years
Most common last names in Goldsboro, NC among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith39972.8 years
Jones30770.4 years
Williams28171.2 years
Best25072.0 years
Davis24571.9 years
Johnson18070.9 years
Howell15972.6 years
Lewis15970.1 years
Taylor14473.7 years
Thompson13674.5 years
Businesses in Goldsboro, NC
NameCountNameCount
AMF Bowling1Lane Bryant1
AT&T2Lane Furniture2
Advance Auto Parts2LensCrafters1
Aeropostale1Little Caesars Pizza1
American Eagle Outfitters1Long John Silver's1
Applebee's1Lowe's1
Arby's1MasterBrand Cabinets4
Ashley Furniture1Maurices1
AutoZone3McDonald's5
Bath & Body Works1Nike6
Bed Bath & Beyond1Nissan1
Blockbuster1Office Depot1
Burger King4Old Navy1
CVS1Outback1
Chevrolet1Outback Steakhouse1
Chick-Fil-A1Papa John's Pizza1
Chuck E. Cheese's1Payless1
Cold Stone Creamery1Penske1
ColorTyme1Pizza Hut2
Comfort Suites1Quiznos1
Curves1RadioShack2
Dairy Queen1Rite Aid2
Days Inn1Ruby Tuesday1
Domino's Pizza1Rue211
Dunkin Donuts2Ryder Rental & Truck Leasing1
Econo Lodge1SAS Shoes1
FedEx7SONIC Drive-In1
Firestone Complete Auto Care1Sam's Club1
Foot Locker1Sears2
Ford1Sprint Nextel2
GNC2Staples1
GameStop2Starbucks3
Goodwill6T-Mobile6
H&R Block4T.J.Maxx1
Hardee's1Taco Bell2
Hilton1Target1
Holiday Inn1True Value1
Honda1U-Haul11
Hyundai1U.S. Cellular6
IHOP1UPS12
JCPenney1Vans2
Jones New York2Verizon Wireless1
Journeys1Volkswagen1
KFC2Waffle House2
Kincaid1Walgreens2
Kmart1Walmart2
La-Z-Boy1YMCA1
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