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


-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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Quick Facts About Goldsboro

    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.
    Compared to the rest of the country, Goldsboro's cost of living is 9.60% Lower than the U.S. average.
    As of 2014, Goldsboro's population is 35,826 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of -12.00 percent.
    Average Commute time is 26 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes.
    The median home cost in Goldsboro is $129,081. Home appreciation the last year has been 1.10 percent.
    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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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)
re: I miss home - 8/13/2005
Someone tell me about the mainstreet historical revitalization movement going on... it sounds... (read more)
We are here with the military, and goldsboro isn't all that bad, but most of our single friends hate it, since there really is no nightlife. It is a small town, but... (read more)
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