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Goldsboro, NC
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Goldsboro profile

Living in Goldsboro

Goldsboro is a medium-sized city located in the state of North Carolina. With a population of 33,215 people and 19 associated neighborhoods, Goldsboro is the 30th largest community in North Carolina.

Goldsboro is home to a number of people employed in the armed forces. When you visit or walk around Goldsboro, some of the people you will bump into will be military people In and out of uniform, jogging, shopping and generally out and about town.

Residents of the city have the good fortune of having one of the shortest daily commutes compared to the rest of the country. On average, they spend only 17.79 minutes getting to work every day.

The citizens of Goldsboro are slightly better educated than the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns, with 21.40% of adults in Goldsboro having a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Goldsboro in 2018 was $29,622, which is middle income relative to North Carolina and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $118,488 for a family of four. However, Goldsboro contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Goldsboro is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Goldsboro home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Goldsboro residents report their race to be Black or African-American, followed by White. Important ancestries of people in Goldsboro include English, German, Irish, French, and Italian.

The most common language spoken in Goldsboro is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and French.