Goldsboro is a medium-sized city located in the state of North Carolina. With a population of 35,792 people and 16 constituent neighborhoods, Goldsboro is the 23rd largest community in North Carolina.
Goldsboro is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Goldsboro is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Goldsboro who work in office and administrative support (11.85%), sales jobs (11.51%), and teaching (8.38%).
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.
A lot of people in Goldsboro take the bus for their daily commute. For the size of the city, the number of people who use public transportation is quite high. For many people in Goldsboro, this fills their need for low-cost transportation.
The education level of Goldsboro citizens, measured as those with bachelor's degrees or advanced degrees, is similar to the national average for all American cities and towns. 20.55% of adults 25 and older in Goldsboro have a college degree.
The per capita income in Goldsboro in 2010 was $19,243, which is lower middle income relative to North Carolina and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $76,972 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 German, English, Italian, and French .
The most common language spoken in Goldsboro is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Chinese.