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Tarboro, NC
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Tarboro profile

Living in Tarboro

Tarboro is a somewhat small town located in the state of North Carolina. With a population of 10,668 people and four associated neighborhoods, Tarboro is the 90th largest community in North Carolina.

Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 8.22% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.

Tarboro is a small town, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.

In terms of college education, Tarboro is somewhat better educated than the 21.84% who have a 4-year degree or higher in the typical US community: 25.98% of adults 25 and older in the town have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Tarboro in 2018 was $30,196, which is middle income relative to North Carolina and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $120,784 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, Irish, German, French, and British.

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

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