Goldsboro, North Carolina

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Population in 2017: 35,197 (98% urban, 2% rural).
Population change since 2000: -9.9%
 
Males: 17,063  (48.5%)
Females: 18,134  (51.5%)
Median resident age:

34.0 years
North Carolina median age:

38.8 years

Zip codes: 27530.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $35,549 (it was $29,456 in 2000)
Goldsboro:

$35,549
NC:

$52,752

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $22,349 (it was $16,614 in 2000)

Goldsboro city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $122,927 (it was $83,400 in 2000)
Goldsboro:

$122,927
NC:

$171,200

Median gross rent in 2017: $745.

March 2019 cost of living index in Goldsboro: 87.1 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 25.9%
(12.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 34.0% for Black residents, 33.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 50.0% for American Indian residents, 32.6% for other race residents, 26.1% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Goldsboro, NC (2017)
    • 18,04849.8%Black alone
    • 13,11736.2%White alone
    • 2,4806.8%Hispanic
    • 1,7004.7%Two or more races
    • 8132.2%Asian alone
    • 940.3%American Indian alone
    • 390.1%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 270.07%Other race alone

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



According to our research of North Carolina and other state lists, there were 128 registered sex offenders living in Goldsboro, North Carolina as of December 03, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Goldsboro is 286 to 1.


Crime rates in Goldsboro by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

Murders
(per 100,000)
7
(17.8)
4
(10.1)
10
(26.3)
5
(13.4)
8
(21.4)
5
(13.1)
7
(19.0)
13
(35.0)
5
(13.4)
6
(16.4)
9
(25.0)
11
(30.7)
10
(27.9)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
3
(7.6)
3
(7.6)
6
(15.8)
4
(10.7)
9
(24.1)
3
(7.9)
2
(5.4)
3
(8.1)
3
(8.1)
1
(2.7)
2
(5.6)
3
(8.4)
N/A
Robberies
(per 100,000)
109
(276.5)
95
(240.9)
100
(262.8)
117
(312.5)
92
(245.9)
105
(275.0)
91
(246.6)
73
(196.7)
67
(180.0)
74
(202.8)
91
(252.5)
84
(234.2)
75
(209.4)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
206
(522.6)
226
(573.0)
196
(515.1)
204
(544.8)
214
(571.9)
273
(715.1)
243
(658.6)
223
(601.0)
208
(558.7)
247
(677.1)
363
(1,007)
291
(811.2)
184
(513.6)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
594
(1,507)
633
(1,605)
755
(1,984)
746
(1,992)
730
(1,951)
734
(1,923)
675
(1,829)
584
(1,574)
571
(1,534)
462
(1,266)
538
(1,493)
484
(1,349)
337
(940.7)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
1,956
(4,962)
1,650
(4,183)
1,921
(5,048)
1,929
(5,152)
1,789
(4,781)
1,663
(4,356)
1,840
(4,987)
1,648
(4,441)
1,670
(4,486)
1,655
(4,537)
1,621
(4,499)
1,416
(3,947)
1,399
(3,905)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
144
(365.3)
152
(385.4)
167
(438.9)
194
(518.1)
138
(368.8)
128
(335.3)
140
(379.4)
125
(336.9)
103
(276.7)
92
(252.2)
85
(235.9)
99
(276.0)
60
(167.5)
Arson
(per 100,000)
3
(7.6)
3
(7.6)
3
(7.9)
2
(5.3)
3
(8.0)
5
(13.1)
2
(5.4)
0
(0.0)
2
(5.4)
5
(13.7)
2
(5.6)
5
(13.9)
2
(5.6)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)562.3523.7622.9624.9607.4593.6605.8570.5508.0521.6635.0574.9463.5

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City-data.com crime index in Goldsboro, NC

Crime rate in Goldsboro detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 108 (96 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.73
North Carolina average:

2.34
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Ancestries: English (7.1%), American (5.6%), German (3.1%), Irish (2.2%), Scotch-Irish (1.9%), Italian (1.5%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1847

Elevation: 34 feet

Land area: 24.8 square miles.

Population density: 1,420 people per square mile   (low).

Goldsboro, North Carolina map

2,131 residents are foreign born (2.7% Latin America, 1.2% Asia, 1.0% Europe).

This city:

6.0%
North Carolina:

7.8%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,555 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,317 (1.2%)

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 )

Latitude: 35.38 N, Longitude: 77.98 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +20,666 (+58.5%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 9,079 (67.3%)

Area code: 919

Distribution of median household income in Goldsboro, NC in 2017
Distribution of house value in Goldsboro, NC in 2017
Goldsboro satellite photo by USGS

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
  • 2013: 65 buildings, average cost: $224,400
  • 2014: 59 buildings, average cost: $158,700
  • 2015: 37 buildings, average cost: $178,700
  • 2016: 29 buildings, average cost: $209,000
  • 2017: 39 buildings, average cost: $191,100
Number of permits per 10,000 Goldsboro, NC residents
Average permit cost in Goldsboro, NC
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

5.8%
North Carolina:

4.1%
Unemployment by year
Historical population in Goldsboro, NC
Historical housing units in Goldsboro, NC
Most common industries in Goldsboro, NC (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (15.9%)
  • Educational services (8.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.8%)
  • Public administration (8.8%)
  • Construction (3.6%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (3.2%)
  • Social assistance (3.2%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Public administration (11.4%)
  • Health care (9.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.9%)
  • Construction (6.8%)
  • Educational services (5.3%)
  • Food (4.4%)
  • Food & beverage stores (3.1%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (22.2%)
  • Educational services (12.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.7%)
  • Public administration (6.3%)
  • Social assistance (4.7%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (4.6%)
  • Finance & insurance (3.7%)
Most common occupations in Goldsboro, NC (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.1%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.8%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.8%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (3.7%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (3.7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.6%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.9%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.0%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.0%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.8%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.8%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (3.8%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (6.0%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.3%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.2%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4.4%)
  • Cashiers (4.2%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.0%)

Average climate in Goldsboro, North Carolina

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Goldsboro, North Carolina environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2015 was 71.5. This is about average.

City:

71.5
U.S.:

74.2
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2015 was 11.9. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 1.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

11.9
U.S.:

8.5

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 Goldsboro 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 the city 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 Goldsboro center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Wayne County (16) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 11, Ice Storms: 2, Storms: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Drought: 1, Flood: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Goldsboro topographic map

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 (Full-time 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)

Public high schools in Goldsboro:

Private high schools in Goldsboro:

  • WAYNE CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 504, Location: 1201 PATETOWN RD, Grades: PK-12)
  • FAITH CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 346, Location: 1200 W GRANTHAM ST, Grades: PK-12)
  • WAYNE COUNTRY DAY SCHOOL (Students: 270, Location: 480 COUNTRY DAY RD, Grades: PK-12)
  • PATHWAY CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 60, Location: 1302 S GEORGE ST, Grades: KG-12)
  • RHEMA CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 20, Location: 323 WHITFIELD DR, Grades: PK-12)

Biggest public elementary/middle schools in Goldsboro:

Private elementary/middle schools in Goldsboro:

  • ST MARY SCHOOL (Students: 239, Location: 1601 EDGERTON ST, Grades: PK-8)
  • WAYNE MONTESSORI SCHOOL (Students: 79, Location: 900 S HARDING DR, Grades: PK-4)
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

Points of interest:

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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

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.

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

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)
  • 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

For population 15 years and over in Goldsboro:

Marital status in Goldsboro, NC
  • Never married: 38.6%
  • Now married: 39.2%
  • Separated: 4.7%
  • Widowed: 6.5%
  • Divorced: 11.0%

For population 25 years and over in Goldsboro:

  • High school or higher: 85.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 21.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.3%
  • Unemployed: 11.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.8 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.4
North Carolina average:

11.9

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Goldsboro
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Goldsboro, NC (based on Wayne County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
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
Here:

1.94 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

2.05 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
Wayne County:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

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

0.97 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

5.38 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

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

6.61 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

7.57 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Wayne County:

10.4%
North Carolina:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

30.8%
State:

28.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Wayne County:

17.6%
North Carolina:

15.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

47.8%
State:

48.1%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

44.5%
North Carolina:

44.6%

Average BMI:
This city:

29.3
State:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
Goldsboro:

19.3%
State:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

12.4%
North Carolina:

10.8%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Goldsboro:

6.7
North Carolina:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

33.8%
North Carolina:

33.6%

General health condition:
This city:

54.0%
State:

54.9%

Average condition of hearing:
Goldsboro:

81.0%
North Carolina:

79.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Goldsboro, NC Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2016)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 106$324,977$36,7900$0
Firefighters 73$263,617$43,3340$0
Other and Unallocable 65$243,815$45,0125$11,904
Water Supply 53$187,616$42,4790$0
Solid Waste Management 32$94,010$35,2540$0
Parks and Recreation 30$115,761$46,30455$56,482
Financial Administration 18$74,971$49,9814$9,404
Streets and Highways 18$65,967$43,9780$0
Police - Other 16$56,876$42,6571$2,387
Sewerage 12$55,240$55,2400$0
Fire - Other 9$50,590$67,4531$2,126
Other Government Administration 4$31,733$95,1997$5,569
Housing and Community Development (Local) 1$4,940$59,2800$0
Totals for Government 437$1,570,113$43,11573$87,872

Goldsboro government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Construction - Parks and Recreation: $6,065,000 ($172.32)
    Housing and Community Development: $3,157,000 ($89.70)
  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $10,598,000 ($301.11)
    Police Protection: $9,403,000 ($267.15)
    Local Fire Protection: $5,653,000 ($160.61)
    Regular Highways: $3,179,000 ($90.32)
    Parks and Recreation: $3,103,000 ($88.16)
    Solid Waste Management: $2,720,000 ($77.28)
    Central Staff Services: $2,488,000 ($70.69)
    Housing and Community Development: $2,472,000 ($70.23)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $481,000 ($13.67)
    Financial Administration: $357,000 ($10.14)
    Natural Resources - Other: $307,000 ($8.72)
    General Public Buildings: $305,000 ($8.67)
    Transit Utilities: $257,000 ($7.30)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $666,000 ($18.92)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $734,000 ($20.85)
    Solid Waste Management: $523,000 ($14.86)
    Housing and Community Development: $204,000 ($5.80)
    Parks and Recreation: $204,000 ($5.80)
    Local Fire Protection: $136,000 ($3.86)
    Regular Highways: $57,000 ($1.62)
    Natural Resources - Other: $46,000 ($1.31)
    Central Staff Services: $38,000 ($1.08)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $684,000 ($19.43)

Goldsboro government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $3,228,000 ($91.71)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $777,000 ($22.08)
    Parks and Recreation: $734,000 ($20.85)
    Other: $19,000 ($0.54)
    Natural Resources - Other: $15,000 ($0.43)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $99,000 ($2.81)
    Health and Hospitals: $54,000 ($1.53)
    General Local Government Support: $8,000 ($0.23)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $389,000 ($11.05)
    Interest Earnings: $0 ($0.00)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $15,796,000 ($448.79)
  • State Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $3,798,000 ($107.91)
    General Local Government Support: $3,790,000 ($107.68)
    Highways: $1,243,000 ($35.32)
    Transit Utilities: $471,000 ($13.38)
    Other: $154,000 ($4.38)
  • Tax - Property: $15,374,000 ($436.80)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $7,625,000 ($216.64)
    Other Selective Sales: $744,000 ($21.14)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $405,000 ($11.51)
    Other License: $86,000 ($2.44)
    Motor Vehicle License: $60,000 ($1.70)

Goldsboro government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $50,981,000 ($1448.45)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $44,636,000 ($1268.18)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,346,000 ($180.30)

6.46% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($36,949 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.46%
North Carolina average:

7.88%

0.48% of residents moved from foreign countries ($2,858 average AGI)
Wayne County:

0.48%
North Carolina average:

0.08%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Johnston County, NC  0.46% ($33,328 average AGI)
from Lenoir County, NC  0.35% ($34,401)
from Wake County, NC  0.35% ($38,307)


6.87% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($38,352 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.87%
North Carolina average:

7.23%

0.39% of residents moved to foreign countries ($2,158 average AGI)
Wayne County:

0.39%
North Carolina average:

0.09%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Johnston County, NC  0.50% ($38,381 average AGI)
to Wake County, NC  0.47% ($27,787)
to Lenoir County, NC  0.30% ($31,200)
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

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
See more detailed statistics of Goldsboro fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 176Number of bridges
  • 2,185ft / 666mTotal length
  • 1,632,280Total average daily traffic
  • 180,437Total average daily truck traffic
  • 1,893,164Total future (year 2036) average daily traffic
New bridges in Goldsboro, NC - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11900-1909
  • 41920-1929
  • 11940-1949
  • 241950-1959
  • 111960-1969
  • 321970-1979
  • 11980-1989
  • 81990-1999
  • 272000-2009
  • 672010-2018
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: 335 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 6 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Goldsboro, NC)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 5 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 63 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 27 (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: 232 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Goldsboro)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 62 (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 in Goldsboro, NC
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Goldsboro, NC - Value

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 316. The highest number of fires - 554 took place in 2007, and the least - 27 in 2003. The data has an increasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Goldsboro, NC When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (43.7%), and Outside Fires (38.9%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Goldsboro, NC
    • 2,34643.7%Structure Fires
    • 2,08738.9%Outside Fires
    • 71213.3%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 2244.2%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Goldsboro, NC

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

  • Econo Lodge, 704 Hwy-70 Byp E, Goldsboro, North Carolina 27530 , Phone: (919) 736-4510
  • Best Western Plus Goldsboro, 909 N Spence Ave, Goldsboro, North Carolina 27534 , Phone: (919) 751-1999, Fax: (919) 751-1506
  • Americas Best Value Inn, 701 Byp 70 E, Goldsboro, North Carolina 27534 , Phone: (919) 734-4542, Fax: (919) 734-3503
  • Knights Inn, 808 W Grantham St, Goldsboro, North Carolina 27530 , Phone: (919) 580-1090, Fax: (718) 228-2999
  • Days Inn, 801 Hwy 70 Byp E, Goldsboro, North Carolina 27524 , Phone: (919) 735-7911, Fax: (919) 735-5030
  • Days Inn-Goldsboro, 2000 Wayne Memorial Dr, Goldsboro, North Carolina 27534 , Phone: (919) 734-9471
  • Jameson Inn - Goldsboro, NC, 1408 S Harding Dr, Goldsboro, North Carolina 27530 , Phone: (919) 778-9759, Fax: (919) 778-9760
  • Country Inn And Suites By Carlson, 2302 Norwood Ave, Goldsboro, North Carolina 27534 , Phone: (919) 581-0503, Fax: (919) 581-0555
  • 6 other hotels and motels
All 14 fire-safe hotels and motels in Goldsboro, North Carolina
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
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Goldsboro, NC
  • 63.1%Electricity
  • 24.0%Utility gas
  • 11.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.5%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.2%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Goldsboro, NC
  • 79.0%Electricity
  • 17.2%Utility gas
  • 2.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.0%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.6%No fuel used
  • 0.1%Wood


Goldsboro compared to North Carolina state average:

  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.

Goldsboro on our top lists:

  • #44 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of murders per 100,000 residents, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data (population 5,000+)"
  • #53 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards (population 1,000+)"
  • #55 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in federal prisons and detention centers (population 1,000+)"
  • #79 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in military transient quarters for temporary residents (population 1,000+)"
  • #28 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #29 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the smallest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #31 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #31 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating to foreign countries in 2011"
  • #45 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the smallest number of children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
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