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Pros

-Cost of living
-Close to Raleigh-Durham
-Diverse economy

Cons

-Low educational attainment
-Unattractive downtown
-Hot, humid summers


What Bert Has To Say About Goldsboro Metro Area


Goldsboro is a Southern town with a diversified economy consisting of several small manufacturers, which make everything from roofing and mechanical pumps to slippers, and a larger Georgia-Pacific plywood mill. There is some agriculture and a major poultry processing plant. Most industry, as well as the Seymour Johnson Air Force Base, is outside of town.


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    ECONOMY
    The unemployment rate in Goldsboro is 7.00 percent(U.S. avg. is 5.20%). Recent job growth is Positive. Goldsboro jobs have Increased by 0.64 percent.
    COST OF LIVING
    Compared to the rest of the country, Goldsboro's cost of living is 9.60% Lower than the U.S. average.
    POPULATION
    As of 2014, Goldsboro's population is 35,826 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of -12.00 percent.
    TRANSPORTATION
    Average Commute time is 26 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes.
    REAL ESTATE
    The median home cost in Goldsboro is $129,081. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 1.10%.
    SCHOOLS
    Goldsboro public schools spend $8,623 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 15.6 students per teacher in Goldsboro.

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  2/24/2012
Goldsboro, NC

Run don’t walk away from Goldsboro. As a career Air Force person, I’ve lived all around the world. This is the worst, depressing, nastiest most backwards city ever. I... (Read More)

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  2/24/2009
One of the biggest problems in Goldsboro is transp

I have lived in Goldsboro most of my life. Born and raised here. I did leave a few times, but I have always come back, mostly due to family. Goldsboro needs better... (Read More)

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  6/9/2008
It's O.K.

I live about 15 minutes from the actual city of Goldsboro in a rural community. I'm a 'transplant' and moved here because my spouse's family is from here. Like any... (Read More)

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