Tarboro, North Carolina

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Population in 2013: 11,348 (96% urban, 4% rural). Population change since 2000: +1.9%
 
Males: 5,232  (46.1%)
Females: 6,116  (53.9%)
Median resident age:  42.4 years
North Carolina median age:  37.9 years

Zip codes: 27886.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $34,049 (it was $34,400 in 2000)
Tarboro:

$34,049
NC:

$45,906

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $19,251 (it was $17,120 in 2000)

Tarboro town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $95,132 (it was $76,300 in 2000)
Tarboro:

$95,132
NC:

$154,300

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $98,568; Detached houses: $108,820; Townhouses or other attached units: $115,617; Mobile homes: $57,929

Median gross rent in 2013: $649.

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  • Races in Tarboro, NC (2013)

    Tarboro races chart
    • 5,69949.1%Black alone
    • 5,07243.7%White alone
    • 6245.4%Hispanic
    • 1331.1%Two or more races
    • 770.7%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 50.04%American Indian alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Tarboro: 86.7 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: United States (12.8%), English (7.0%), Irish (4.3%), German (2.4%), Scotch-Irish (2.0%), Subsaharan African (1.6%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 64 feet

Land area: 9.72 square miles.

Population density: 1,167 people per square mile   (low).

Tarboro,NC real estate house value index trend

Tarboro, North Carolina map

For population 25 years and over in Tarboro:

  • High school or higher: 78.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 19.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.4%
  • Unemployed: 6.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Tarboro town:

  • Never married: 35.3%
  • Now married: 39.4%
  • Separated: 5.7%
  • Widowed: 10.4%
  • Divorced: 9.2%

543 residents are foreign born (3.4% Latin America, 1.2% Europe).

This town:

4.7%
North Carolina:

7.6%



According to our research of North Carolina and other state lists there were 47 registered sex offenders living in Tarboro, North Carolina as of July 29, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Tarboro to the number of sex offenders is 241 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,222 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $751 (1.0%)

Tarboro satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Rocky Mount, NC (15.0 miles , pop. 55,893).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Raleigh, NC (61.9 miles , pop. 276,093).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (312.0 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Princeville, NC (1.3 miles ), Leggett, NC (2.5 miles) , Speed, NC (2.7 miles) , Conetoe, NC (2.8 miles ), Pinetops, NC (3.1 miles ), Bethel, NC (3.4 miles ), Hobgood, NC (3.5 miles ), Macclesfield, NC (3.6 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 10 buildings, average cost: $63,800
  • 1998: 10 buildings, average cost: $63,800
  • 1999: 11 buildings, average cost: $63,800
  • 2000: 11 buildings, average cost: $63,800
  • 2001: 11 buildings, average cost: $63,800
  • 2002: 13 buildings, average cost: $63,800
  • 2003: 15 buildings, average cost: $63,800
  • 2004: 26 buildings, average cost: $104,100
  • 2005: 19 buildings, average cost: $83,200
  • 2006: 16 buildings, average cost: $106,900
  • 2007: 13 buildings, average cost: $101,300
  • 2008: 6 buildings, average cost: $89,200
  • 2009: 4 buildings, average cost: $266,300
  • 2010: 9 buildings, average cost: $77,800
  • 2011: 9 buildings, average cost: $77,600
  • 2012: 7 buildings, average cost: $85,200

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 35.90 N, Longitude: 77.55 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +4,082 (+35.7%)
Workers who live and work in this town: 2,460 (56.0%)

Area code: 252

Tarboro household income distribution Tarboro home values distribution

Crime rates in Tarboro by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Murders 1000000100000
per 100,000 8.80.00.00.00.00.00.09.80.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 0448115023421
per 100,000 0.034.737.273.69.39.247.80.019.730.234.617.58.9
Robberies 26141389171715161410811
per 100,000 229.5121.6121.073.683.7157.2162.5147.2157.6141.086.570.097.4
Assaults 58473935393231484937544141
per 100,000 512.0408.2363.0321.9362.5296.0296.3471.2482.5372.6467.1358.8362.9
Burglaries 84106139969512610110810810212510179
per 100,000 741.5920.71,293.7883.0883.01,165.4965.31,060.21,063.51,027.21,081.3883.9699.3
Thefts 345313396372356350300299273262357331380
per 100,000 3,045.62,718.73,685.83,421.63,308.93,237.12,867.22,935.12,688.32,638.53,088.22,896.63,363.7
Auto thefts 2313171059221419111126
per 100,000 203.0112.9158.292.046.583.2210.3137.4187.1110.895.217.553.1
Arson 7203221030012
per 100,000 61.817.40.027.618.618.59.60.029.50.00.08.817.7
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 294.7) 373.7323.7384.0346.6298.8327.0340.6355.8351.6322.8349.1282.0292.6

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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 Tarboro detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 34 (28 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.48
North Carolina average:

2.39
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

11.0%
North Carolina:

6.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +55 (+0.5%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (21%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Construction (11%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (8%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (31%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Manufacturing (11%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
  • Information (4%)
  • Accommodation and food services (4%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (16%)
  • Management occupations (16%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (13%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (8%)
  • Transportation occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (16%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Production occupations (8%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (8%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (7%)

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

Average climate in Tarboro, North Carolina

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Tarboro-area historical tornado activity is slightly above North Carolina state average. It is 7% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/28/1984, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 24.8 miles away from the Tarboro town center killed 16 people and injured 153 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 3/15/1953, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 10.7 miles away from the town center injured one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Tarboro-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 118.2 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 73.1 miles away from Tarboro center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB) earthquake occurred 255.2 miles away from the city center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 313.6 miles away from the city center
On 5/5/2003 at 16:32:32, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 131.4 miles away from Tarboro center
On 10/21/1998 at 05:56:47, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, 3.3 LG, Depth: 8.3 mi) earthquake occurred 111.9 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 Edgecombe County (13) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 7, Ice Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Flood: 1, Storm: 1, Tornado: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Tarboro topographic map

Birthplace of: Ben L. Jones - Politician, Burgess Whitehead - Baseball player, Harvie Ward - Amateur golfer, Adolphus Staton - Navy Medal of Honor recipient, Kelvin Bryant - Player of football, Mike Caldwell (baseball) - Baseball player, Trent Tucker - Basketball player, Brian Hargrove - Television writer and producer, Buck Marrow - Baseball player, Hugh Shelton.

Medal of Honor Recipients

Medal of Honor Recipient born in Tarboro: Adolphus Staton.

Hospitals and medical centers in Tarboro:

  • SKILL CREATIONS OF TARBORO (811 WESTERN BOULEVARD)
  • VIDANT EDGECOMBE HOSPITAL (Government - Local, provides emergency services, 111 HOSPITAL DR)
  • DIALYSIS CARE OF EDGECOMBE COUNTY (3206 WESTERN BLVD)
  • EDGECOMBE HOMECARE AND HOSPICE (2909 MAIN STREET)
  • BEVERLY HEALTH CARE CTR (1000 WESTERN BLVD BOX 7008)
  • GOLDEN LIVINGCENTER - TARBORO (1000 WESTERN BLVD)
  • HERITAGE HOSPITAL (111 HOSPITAL DRIVE)
  • TARBORO NURSING CENTER (911 WESTERN BOULEVARD)
  • THE FOUNTAINS AT THE ALBEMARLE (200 TRADE STREET)
  • WESTGATE NURSING CENTER OF TARBORO (911 WESTERN BLVD)

Airports and heliports located in Tarboro:

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Amtrak station near Tarboro:

  • 15 miles: ROCKY MOUNT (101 HAMMOND ST.) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, intercity bus service.

College/University in Tarboro:

  • Edgecombe Community College (Full-time enrollment: 2,058; Location: 2009 W Wilson St; Public; Website: www.edgecombe.edu)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Tarboro:

  • Nash Community College (about 21 miles; Rocky Mount, NC; Full-time enrollment: 2,520)
  • East Carolina University (about 23 miles; Greenville, NC; FT enrollment: 23,943)
  • Pitt Community College (about 26 miles; Winterville, NC; FT enrollment: 7,026)
  • Wayne Community College (about 42 miles; Goldsboro, NC; FT enrollment: 3,174)
  • Lenoir Community College (about 47 miles; Kinston, NC; FT enrollment: 2,555)
  • Johnston Community College (about 53 miles; Smithfield, NC; FT enrollment: 3,657)
  • Mount Olive College (about 57 miles; Mount Olive, NC; FT enrollment: 3,097)

Private elementary/middle schools in Tarboro:

  • TARBORO-EDGECOMBE ACADEMY (Students: 37; Location: 500 DAVIS DR; Grades: PK - 8)
  • ROCK CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 34; Location: 2147 HWY 64 E; Grades: KG - 11)
See full list of schools located in Tarboro

Library in Tarboro:

  • EDGECOMBE COUNTY MEMORIAL LIBRARY (Operating income: $726,781; Location: 909 MAIN STREET; 103,906 books; 14 e-books; 1,951 audio materials; 599 video materials; 1 local licensed databases; 56 state licensed databases; 133 print serial subscriptions; 1 electronic serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Tarboro: Edgecombe County Courthouse (A), Tarboro Town Hall (B), Alcohol Law Enforcement (C), Tarboro Police Department (D), Edgecombe Criminal Division (E), Edgecombe County Sheriff's Office (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: Parkhill Mall (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Tarboro include: Calvary Church (A), Saint James Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoir: Weeks Pond (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Creeks: Hendricks Creek (A), Holly Creek (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Tarboro include: Burlington Park (1), Sunrise Park (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotels: Budget Inn (205 Western Boulevard), Dog Days Inn (306 Chestnut Street), Days Inn Washington NC (916 Carolina Avenue), Comfort Inn Tarboro (1504 Western Boulevard).

Courts: North Carolina State - District Court- Magistrate (3005 Anaconda Road), Edgecombe County - Building Inspections- District Court Judge (301 Saint Andrew Street), Edgecombe County - Clerk Of Superior Court- Traffic And Criminal Divi (301 Saint Andrew Street), Edgecombe County - Clerk Of Superior Court- Child Support Division (201 Saint Andrew Street), Edgecombe County - Clerk Of Superior Court- Bookkeeping (201 Saint Andrew Street).

Edgecombe 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 71.5. This is about average.

City:

71.5
U.S.:

74.2

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2004 was 2.00. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

2.00
U.S.:

1.93

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 31.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

31.2
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2006 was 15.8. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 6.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

15.8
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 7.93. This is about average. Closest monitor was 11.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.93
U.S.:

9.14

Drinking water stations with addresses in Tarboro and their reported violations in the past:

MAYO CHAPEL MISSIONARY BAPTIST (Population served: 350, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
TAYLOR`S GROCERY AND GRILL (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JAN-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (FEB-05-2010), St Public Notif requested (FEB-05-2010), St Compliance achieved (JUN-09-2010)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between OCT-2009 and DEC-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JAN-27-2010), St Public Notif requested (JAN-27-2010), St Compliance achieved (JUN-09-2010)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - Between OCT-2007 and DEC-2007, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (APR-18-2008), St Public Notif requested (APR-18-2008), St Compliance achieved (SEP-01-2010)
  • 4 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
UNITED CHURCH OF JESUS CHRIST (Population served: 30, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 17.6%
(5.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 27.2% for Black residents, 33.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 84.7% for other race residents)
Average household size:
This town:  2.4 people
North Carolina:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  64.8%
Whole state:  66.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  4.9%
Whole state:  5.9%

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

People in group quarters in Tarboro in 2010:

  • 366 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 234 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 59 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 24 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 7 people in group homes intended for adults

People in group quarters in Tarboro in 2000:

  • 292 people in nursing homes
  • 28 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 15 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 4 people in orthopedic wards and institutions for the physically handicapped

Tarboro, North Carolina environmental map by EPA

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Tarboro compared to North Carolina state average:

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

Banks with branches in Tarboro (2011 data):

  • Woodforest National Bank: Tarboro Wal-Mart Branch at 110 River Oaks Drive, branch established on 2007/04/07. 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
  • The Heritage Bank: Tarboro Branch at 422 Main Street, branch established on 1986/06/30. Info updated 2011/07/11: Bank assets: $265.5 mil, Deposits: $228.1 mil, headquarters in Lucama, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 13 total offices, Holding Company: Heritage Bancshares, Inc.
  • PNC Bank, National Association: Tarboro Branch at 600 Main Street, branch established on 1980/06/23. 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
  • First South Bank: Hope Lodge St/Tarboro Branch at 100 East Hope Lodge Street, branch established on 1976/02/02. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $744.4 mil, Deposits: $644.7 mil, headquarters in Washington, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 27 total offices, Holding Company: First South Bancorp, Inc.
  • Branch Banking and Trust Company: Tarboro Main Branch at 930 Western Boulevard, branch established on 1972/04/27. 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
  • Tarboro Savings Bank, SSB: Tarboro Savings Bank, Ssb at 501 Main Street, branch established on 1906/01/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $39.8 mil, Deposits: $34.6 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 1 total offices
  • Providence Bank: Tarboro Branch at 325 Main Street, branch established on 2007/06/25. Info updated 2009/07/27: Bank assets: $209.6 mil, Deposits: $181.0 mil, headquarters in Rocky Mount, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3 total offices

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

  • Comfort Inn, 1504 Western Blvd, Tarboro, NC 27886 , Phone: (252) 824-0088, Fax: (252) 824-0090
  • Best Western Tarboro Hotel, 102 Market Ctr Dr, Tarboro, NC 27886 , Phone: (252) 824-0700, Fax: (252) 824-0362
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in Tarboro, North Carolina

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

14.7
North Carolina average:

12.4

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (59%)
  • Electricity (36%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (4%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1%)

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Religion statistics for Tarboro town (based on Edgecombe County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant17,40282
Mainline Protestant3,06428
Black Protestant1,39914
Catholic4612
Other3263
None33,900-
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: 8
Edgecombe County:

1.52 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

2.05 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.19 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 12
Edgecombe County:

2.28 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 24
Edgecombe County:

4.56 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 23
Here:

4.37 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

13.8%
North Carolina:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Edgecombe County:

37.8%
North Carolina:

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

16.9%
State:

15.6%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 8$26,119$39,1790$0
Other Government Administration 4$20,705$62,1150$0
Police Protection - Officers 27$93,426$41,5230$0
Police - Other 6$14,564$29,1280$0
Firefighters 22$70,153$38,2650$0
Streets and Highways 16$41,628$31,2210$0
Solid Waste Management 8$14,907$22,3610$0
Sewerage 28$70,016$30,0070$0
Parks and Recreation 10$26,913$32,29625$7,176
Housing and Community Development(Local) 8$28,173$42,2600$0
Electric Power 19$63,830$40,3140$0
Other and Unallocable 18$42,006$28,0040$0
Totals for Government 174$512,440$35,34125$7,176

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

  • Construction - Police Protection: $848,000 ($74.73)
    Regular Highways: $668,000 ($58.86)
    Electric Utilities: $490,000 ($43.18)
    Sewerage: $196,000 ($17.27)
    Water Utilities: $84,000 ($7.40)
    Parks and Recreation: $21,000 ($1.85)
    Local Fire Protection: $20,000 ($1.76)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $22,170,000 ($1953.65)
    Police Protection: $2,558,000 ($225.41)
    Sewerage: $1,831,000 ($161.35)
    Local Fire Protection: $1,227,000 ($108.12)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,113,000 ($98.08)
    Central Staff Services: $1,076,000 ($94.82)
    Water Utilities: $785,000 ($69.18)
    Regular Highways: $747,000 ($65.83)
    Solid Waste Management: $625,000 ($55.08)
    Financial Administration: $606,000 ($53.40)
    General Public Buildings: $591,000 ($52.08)
    General - Other: $521,000 ($45.91)
    Air Transportation: $15,000 ($1.32)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Libraries: $141,000 ($12.43)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Solid Waste Management: $209,000 ($18.42)
    Electric Utilities: $99,000 ($8.72)
    Parks and Recreation: $91,000 ($8.02)
    Police Protection: $64,000 ($5.64)
    General - Other: $60,000 ($5.29)
    Central Staff Services: $12,000 ($1.06)
    Sewerage: $4,000 ($0.35)
    Water Utilities: $2,000 ($0.18)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $5,801,000 ($511.19)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $2,151,000 ($189.55)
    Solid Waste Management: $700,000 ($61.68)
    All Other: $162,000 ($14.28)
    Parks and Recreation: $146,000 ($12.87)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $38,000 ($3.35)
    Parking Facilities: $14,000 ($1.23)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $75,000 ($6.61)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $1,561,000 ($137.56)
    All Other: $2,000 ($0.18)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $1,222,000 ($107.68)
    Interest Earnings: $382,000 ($33.66)
    Rents: $27,000 ($2.38)
    Special Assessments: $10,000 ($0.88)
    Sale of Property: $1,000 ($0.09)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $23,452,000 ($2066.62)
    Water Utilities: $922,000 ($81.25)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $976,000 ($86.01)
    Highways: $354,000 ($31.19)
    Transit Utilities: $354,000 ($31.19)
    All Other: $70,000 ($6.17)
  • Tax - Property: $3,005,000 ($264.80)
    NEC: $100,000 ($8.81)
    Motor Vehicle License: $57,000 ($5.02)
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $32,000 ($2.82)
    Other License: $24,000 ($2.11)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $8,399,000 ($740.13)

6.46% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($22,909 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.46%
North Carolina average:

7.13%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Nash County, NC  3.22% ($21,097 average AGI)
from Pitt County, NC  0.49% ($22,793)
from Halifax County, NC  0.36% ($24,294)


7.68% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($23,512 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.68%
North Carolina average:

6.77%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Nash County, NC  3.84% ($23,343 average AGI)
to Pitt County, NC  0.50% ($21,635)
to Wilson County, NC  0.41% ($25,899)

Strongest AM radio stations in Tarboro:

  • WCPS (760 AM; daytime; 1 kW; TARBORO, NC; Owner: JOHNSON BROADCAST VENTURES, LTD)
  • WNCT (1070 AM; 10 kW; GREENVILLE, NC; Owner: WNCT LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WPTF (680 AM; 50 kW; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: FIRST STATE COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WEED (1390 AM; 5 kW; ROCKY MOUNT, NC; Owner: NORTHSTAR BROADCATING CORPORATION)
  • WYAL (1280 AM; daytime; 5 kW; SCOTLAND NECK, NC)
  • WFTK (1030 AM; daytime; 50 kW; WAKE FOREST, NC; Owner: POSITIVE RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WGHB (1250 AM; 5 kW; FARMVILLE, NC; Owner: CONNER MEDIA, INC.)
  • WGTM (590 AM; 5 kW; WILSON, NC; Owner: SPIRIT BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WTAR (850 AM; 50 kW; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: SINCLAIR COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WETC (540 AM; 8 kW; WENDELL-ZEBULON, NC; Owner: CAROLINA REGIONAL BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WCKO (1110 AM; daytime; 50 kW; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: WORD BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WRVA (1140 AM; 50 kW; RICHMOND, VA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WDLX (930 AM; 5 kW; WASHINGTON, NC; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Tarboro:

  • WTRG (100.7 FM; ROCKY MOUNT, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WFXK (104.3 FM; TARBORO, NC; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WRQM (90.9 FM; ROCKY MOUNT, NC; Owner: BOARD OF TRUSTEES UNIVERSITY OF NC AT CHAPEL HILL)
  • WRSV (92.1 FM; ROCKY MOUNT, NC; Owner: NORTHSTAR BROADCATING CORPORATION)
  • WERO (93.3 FM; WASHINGTON, NC; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WNCT-FM (107.9 FM; GREENVILLE, NC; Owner: WNCT LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WRDU (106.1 FM; WILSON, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WKTC (95.5 FM; PINETOPS, NC; Owner: WEQQ, INC.)
  • WSAY-FM (98.5 FM; ROCKY MOUNT, NC; Owner: FIRST MEDIA RADIO, LLC)
  • WCBZ (103.7 FM; WILLIAMSTON, NC; Owner: ABG NORTH CAROLINA, LLC)
  • WRNS-FM (95.1 FM; KINSTON, NC; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WRAL (101.5 FM; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: WRAL-FM, INC.)
  • WGPM (94.3 FM; FARMVILLE, NC; Owner: ABG NORTH CAROLINA, LLC)
  • WYFL (92.5 FM; HENDERSON, NC; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WBKU (91.7 FM; AHSOKIE, NC; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • W201BY (88.1 FM; ROCKY MOUNT, NC; Owner: PENSACOLA CHRISTIAN COLLEGE, INC.)
  • W287AL (105.3 FM; ROCKY MOUNT, NC; Owner: RADIO TRAINING NETWORK, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Tarboro:

  • WITN-TV (Channel 7; WASHINGTON, NC; Owner: WITN LICENSEE CORP.)
  • WNCT-TV (Channel 9; GREENVILLE, NC; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WUNK-TV (Channel 25; GREENVILLE, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WRAY-TV (Channel 30; WILSON, NC; Owner: WRAY, INC.)
  • WRPX (Channel 47; ROCKY MOUNT, NC; Owner: PAXSON RALEIGH LICENSE, INC.)
  • WRAL-TV (Channel 5; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: CAPITOL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WTVD (Channel 11; DURHAM, NC; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WUNP-TV (Channel 36; ROANOKE RAPIDS, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WNCN (Channel 17; GOLDSBORO, NC; Owner: OUTLET BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WCTI-TV (Channel 12; NEW BERN, NC; Owner: EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WHIG-LP (Channel 57; ROCKY MOUNT, NC; Owner: ACTION COMMUNITY TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WLFL (Channel 22; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: WLFL LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WRDC (Channel 28; DURHAM, NC; Owner: RALEIGH (WRDC-TV) LICENSEE, INC.)
  • WUNM-TV (Channel 19; JACKSONVILLE, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • W66DK (Channel 66; ROCKY MOUNT, NC; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WNCR-LP (Channel 20; WILSON, NC; Owner: ON THE MAP, INC.)
  • WYDO (Channel 14; GREENVILLE, NC; Owner: PIEDMONT TELEVISION OF EASTERN CAROLINA LICENSE LLC)
  • W60CV (Channel 60; GREENVILLE, NC; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WFTB-LP (Channel 55; WILLIAMSTON, ETC., NC; Owner: FREE TEMPLE MINISTRIES, INC.)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Tarboro fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2013 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 7Number of bridges
  • 39m128ftTotal length
  • 59,700Total average daily traffic
  • 6,386Total average daily truck traffic
  • 119,400Total future (year 2025) average daily traffic
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 5 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Tarboro)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 116 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Tarboro, NC)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 17 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 16 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 35 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Tarboro)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 13 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Tarboro)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 5 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
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 Value
LOANS ORIGINATED5$118,77214$88,02241$112,7945$24,8224$73,9283$57,003
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$53,1800$03$83,4730$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$78,2006$45,72318$106,0716$49,1322$69,0303$39,027
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$41,9000$010$122,8041$35,4800$01$25,970
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$02$95,1100$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0210.00 , 0211.00, 0212.00, 0213.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 5 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$130,4201$106,950
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$183,4000$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0210.00 , 0211.00, 0212.00, 0213.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 160
  • Hazardous Condition: 55
  • Good Intent Call: 1

Incident types - Tarboro

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Tarboro, NC
Businesses in Tarboro, NC
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1Lowe's1
Advance Auto Parts1McDonald's1
AutoZone1Nike1
Best Western1Pizza Hut1
Burger King1Popeyes1
Chevrolet1RadioShack1
Comfort Inn1Rite Aid1
Dairy Queen1Subway2
Domino's Pizza1T-Mobile2
Dunkin Donuts1Taco Bell1
FedEx2True Value1
Ford1U-Haul1
H&R Block1U.S. Cellular2
Jones New York1UPS2
KFC1Waffle House1
Kincaid1Walmart1

Tarboro on our top lists:

  • #64 on the list of "Top 100 high-educated but low-earning cities (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #41 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of infant deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2003 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #61 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for Kerry (Democrat) in the 2004 Presidential Election, pop. 50,000+"
  • #64 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #89 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
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