Tarboro, NC

Tarboro profile

Living in Tarboro

Tarboro is a somewhat small town located in the state of North Carolina. With a population of 10,715 people and five constituent neighborhoods, Tarboro is the 75th largest community in North Carolina.

Tarboro is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Tarboro is a town of professionals, sales and office workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Tarboro who work in office and administrative support (13.03%), sales jobs (10.32%), and teaching (8.28%).

Also of interest is that Tarboro has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

As is often the case in a small town, Tarboro doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.

The percentage of adults in Tarboro who are college-educated is close to the national average for all communities of 21.84%: 18.54% of the adults in Tarboro have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Tarboro in 2018 was $23,012, which is middle income relative to North Carolina, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $92,048 for a family of four. However, Tarboro contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

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

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