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Goldsboro, NC Metro Area


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2022 population: 117,286   ( 5,337 from 2010)
Land area: 553.9 square miles
Population density: 211.7 persons per square mile

2022 Census data
White:60,132 51.27% 11.9%
Black:36,49131.11% 4.2%
Indian:4110.35% 23.4%
Asian:1,4981.28% 3.2%
2+ races:2,9882.55% 40.8%
Hispanic:15,76613.44% 29.6%
Total non-White:57,15448.73% 5.0%

2020-2022 ComponentsNumberRate
Births:3,522 15.0
Deaths:3,62815.5
Net Migration: -215-0.9
Net Immigration: 2511.1
Change in White population:-8,084 -6.6
Change in Non-White pop.:2,747 2.2




Race Breakdown with Components of Population Change

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Year:
Total population:
White:
Black:
Indian:
Asian:
2+ races:
Hispanic:
Total non-White:

2010
122,623
68,21655.63%
38,10731.08%
3330.27%
1,4521.18%
2,1221.73%
12,1629.92%
54,40744.37%

2000
113,329
67,75659.79%
37,23032.85%
3710.33%
1,0970.97%
1,1451.01%
5,6044.94%
45,57340.21%

1990
104,666
68,52465.47%
33,72432.22%
3390.32%
8840.84%
n/a
1,1951.14%
36,14234.53%

1980
97,054
63,74265.68%
31,47632.43%
1680.17%
4370.45%
n/a
1,1171.15%
33,31234.32%

1970
85,408
56,38366.02%
28,44233.30%
960.11%
1020.12%
n/a
3200.37%
29,025 33.98%

Decade:
Components:
Births:
Deaths:
Net Migration:
Net Immigration:
Change in White population:
Change in Non-White pop.:

2000's
NumberRate
16,239 14.3
9,8368.7
-6,733-5.9
1,4401.3
460 0.4
8,834 7.8
1990's
NumberRate
16,484 15.7
9,5999.2
-3,576-3.4
7690.7
-768 -0.7
9,431 9.0
1980's
NumberRate
16,165 16.7
8,674 8.9
1,163 1.2
n/a
4,782 4.9
2,830 2.9
1970's
NumberRate
n/a
n/a
589 0.7
n/a
7,359 8.6
4,287 5.0

Age, Family & Household Data for Goldsboro, NC Metro Area

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Year:
 
Median Age:
Under 18:
Voting Age Population:
Over 65:
Households:
Persons Per HH:
Families (%HH):
Married Couples (%Fams):
Single Mothers (%Fams):
Non-Family (%HH):

2022
NumberPercent
37.5
27,546 23.5%
89,740 76.5%
19,497 16.6%
46,949
2.44
30,933 65.9%
20,762 67.1%
4,043 13.1%
16,016 34.1%

2010
NumberPercent
36.6
30,484 24.9%
92,139 75.1%
16,078 13.1%
47,831
2.50
32,651 68.3%
22,275 68.2%
4,508 13.8%
15,180 31.7%

2000
NumberPercent
35.0
29,682 26.2%
83,647 73.8%
13,000 11.5%
42,541
2.56
30,310 71.2%
22,636 74.7%
3,652 12.0%
12,231 28.8%

1990
NumberPercent
32.0
27,681 26.4%
76,985 73.6%
10,417 10.0%
36,915
2.65
27,875 75.5%
21,689 77.8%
2,946 10.6%
9,040 24.5%

1980
NumberPercent
28.1
29,376 30.3%
67,678 69.7%
8,308 8.6%
32,394
2.87
25,647 79.2%
20,758 80.9%
2,625 10.2%
6,747 20.8%

2022 Housing Data for Goldsboro, NC Metro Area

Housing Data
 Number%
Housing Units52,882 
Median Value$152,300 
Occupied46,94988.8%
Vacant5,93311.2%
Owned28,79861.3%
Rented18,15138.7%
Median Rent$899 
Single-Family Units33,05462.5%
    Detached31,78260.1%
    Attached1,2722.4%
Buldings with 5+ Units4,2068.0%
Mobile Homes12,01122.7%

2022 Income & Employment Data for Goldsboro, NC Metro Area

Household Income
RangeNumber%
Less than $10,0002,2704.8%
$10,000 to $14,9992,4785.3%
$15,000 to $19,9992,6405.6%
$20,000 to $24,9992,4075.1%
$25,000 to $29,9992,8676.1%
$30,000 to $34,9992,3825.1%
$35,000 to $39,9992,0034.3%
$40,000 to $44,9992,5765.5%
$45,000 to $49,9992,0914.5%
$50,000 to $59,9994,0138.5%
$60,000 to $74,9995,02110.7%
$75,000 to $99,9996,00812.8%
$100,000 to $124,9993,3937.2%
$125,000 to $149,9992,8086.0%
$150,000 to $199,9992,1754.6%
$200,000 or more1,8173.9%
Median Household Income54,323 
Per Capita Income30,540 
Cost of Living Index   (100 = average)
Compared to U.S.79 
Welfare Households
 Number%
SSI3,2356.9%
Public Assistance9462.0%
Public Asst. or Food Stamps9,48320.2%
Labor Force, Ages 25-64
 Number%
Employed41,01063.7%
Unemployed2,2043.4%
In Armed Forces3,1374.9%
Total Labor Force46,35172.0%
Not in Labor Force18,03928.0%
Real Unemployment Rate 31.4%
Class of Worker
 MaleFemale% Male
Private Sector19,09115,39255.4%
Non-Profit8151,48735.4%
Self-Employed1,9361,45157.2%
Local Government1,5381,99543.5%
State Government1,7632,94137.5%
Federal Government97397949.8%
Total Private + Self21,02716,84355.5%
Total Non-Profit + Govt.5,0897,40240.7%
Total26,11624,24551.9%
Pct. Govt.20.2%  
Occupation
 Number%
Management, Business, Science, Arts6,18712.3%
Sales and Office Occupations9,85219.5%
Professional, Technical9,53718.9%
Service Occupations9,00617.9%
Farming, Forestry, Fishing9681.9%
All others15,84631.4%
White Collar 50.7%
Industry
 Number%
Manufacturing7,36914.6%
Health care and social assistance7,03113.9%
Retail trade6,59013.1%
Educational services4,2278.4%
Accommodation and food services3,7447.4%
Public administration3,1496.2%
Construction2,9465.8%
Other services2,5905.1%
Professional, scientific, technical2,1164.2%
Administrative, support, waste mgmt.2,0934.2%
Transportation and warehousing1,9593.9%
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting1,5093.0%
Finance and insurance1,4242.8%
Wholesale trade1,4222.8%
Information6101.2%
Arts, entertainment, recreation6071.2%
Real estate and rental and leasing4831.0%
Utilities4811.0%
Mining, quarrying, oil/gas extraction720.1%
Management60.0%

2022 Ancestry, Citizenship & Language Data for Goldsboro, NC Metro Area

Hispanic Breakdown
CountryNumber%
Mexican8,4557.20%
Puerto Rican8880.76%
Cuban1030.09%
Dominican870.07%
Total Central American4,5843.90%
Costa Rican210.02%
Guatemalan2,7412.33%
Honduran8080.69%
Nicaraguan1510.13%
Panamanian00.00%
Salvadoran8630.73%
Other Central American00.00%
Total South American4190.36%
Argentinean00.00%
Bolivian00.00%
Chilean10.00%
Colombian2930.25%
Ecuadorian470.04%
Paraguayan00.00%
Peruvian110.01%
Uruguayan90.01%
Venezuelan580.05%
Other South American00.00%
Other Hispanic3980.34%
Asian Breakdown
CountryNumber%
Indian4450.38%
Filipino3030.26%
Korean1940.17%
Chinese1440.12%
Thai1100.09%
Bhutanese490.04%
Vietnamese210.02%
Japanese200.02%
Hmong160.01%
Language Spoken at Home
LanguageNumber%
English94,55185.9%
Spanish12,51311.4%
Other Indo-European6750.6%
French, Haitian, Cajun6170.6%
Other Asian3240.3%
German, other Germanic2910.3%
Arabic2690.2%
Tagalog2400.2%
Korean2190.2%
Ancestry
CountryNumber%
American24,68421.0%
English11,4249.7%
Irish8,1506.9%
German7,1616.1%
Italian1,8711.6%
European1,8061.5%
French1,4791.3%
Scottish1,4221.2%
Scotch-Irish9850.8%
British6690.6%
Dutch5810.5%
Haitian5760.5%
African3790.3%
Swedish3780.3%
Welsh3760.3%
Citizenship & Nativity
 Number%
U.S. citizen111,59095.0%
Not a citizen5,8905.0%
Native109,13192.9%
Foreign-born8,3497.1%

2022 Educational Attainment Data for Goldsboro, NC Metro Area

Educational Attainment, Population 25 Years and Older
< 9 Years9-12 YearsH.S. Grad or GEDSome CollegeBach. DegreeGrad Degree
4,752 6.1%6,406 8.2%23,240 29.7%28,224 36.1%10,860 13.9%4,786 6.1%
  Average years of education: 12.8
Population 25 Years and Older
< 9 Years 4,752 6.1%
9-12 Years 6,406 8.2%
H.S. Grad or GED 23,240 29.7%
Some College 28,224 36.1%
Bach. Degree 10,860 13.9%
Grad Degree 4,786 6.1%
Average years of education: 12.8

Source for the above data: U.S. Census Bureau / American Community Survey (5 year-estimates)


Historical Labor Force Data for Goldsboro, NC Metro Area

Labor Force Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics
YearLabor
Force
EmployedUnemployedUnemp.
Rate
State
Avg.
1990 96,056 91,672 4,384 4.6%
1991 98,834 91,672 7,162 7.2%
1992 95,526 88,550 6,976 7.3%
1993 93,706 88,548 5,158 5.5%
1994 96,636 91,550 5,086 5.3%
1995 97,286 92,316 4,970 5.1%
1996 97,680 92,910 4,770 4.9%
1997 100,188 95,898 4,290 4.3%
1998 99,456 95,020 4,436 4.5%
1999 100,766 96,522 4,244 4.2%
2000 101,890 97,802 4,088 4.0%
2001 103,054 97,184 5,870 5.7%
2002 101,792 95,020 6,772 6.7%
2003 103,888 97,230 6,658 6.4%
2004 102,870 97,084 5,786 5.6%
2005 103,014 97,254 5,760 5.6%
2006 104,586 99,302 5,284 5.1%
2007 105,792 100,632 5,160 4.9%
2008 107,450 101,254 6,196 5.8%
2009 108,788 98,846 9,942 9.1%
2010 110,060 100,062 9,998 9.1%
2011 110,362 100,388 9,974 9.0%
2012 111,684 101,992 9,692 8.7%
2013 109,752 101,468 8,284 7.5%
2014 107,722 101,020 6,702 6.2%
2015 107,344 100,916 6,428 6.0%
2016 106,780 100,548 6,232 5.8%
2017 106,640 101,260 5,380 5.0%
2018 105,172 100,550 4,622 4.4%
2019 104,556 100,372 4,184 4.0%
2020 101,416 94,860 6,556 6.5%
2021 100,682 95,502 5,180 5.1%
2022 101,486 97,376 4,110 4.0%
Link: Information about the TRUE unemployment rate from shadowstats.com