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The 2014 Goldsboro, North Carolina, population is 36,738. There are 1,305 people per square mile (population density).

Family in Goldsboro, North Carolina

The median age is 34.9. The US median is 37.2. 45.00% of people in Goldsboro, North Carolina, are married. 12.37% are divorced.

The average household size is 2.31 people. 24.35% of people are married, with children. 26.71% have children, but are single.

Race in Goldsboro, North Carolina

39.00% of people are white, 54.67% are black, 1.41% are asian, 0.25% are native american, and 2.24% claim 'Other'.

4.22% of the people in Goldsboro, North Carolina, claim hispanic ethnicity (meaning 95.78% are non-hispanic).

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  PEOPLEGoldsboro, North CarolinaUnited States
  Population  36,738309,138,711
  Population - 2010  36,437308,745,538
  Population - 2000  39,358285,036,114
  Population - 1990  44,951251,960,433
  Pop. 1990 to Now  -18.27%22.69%
  Pop. 2000 to Now  -6.66%8.46%
  Pop. Density  1,30588
  Land Area  28.1423,531,905.42
  Water Area  0.02264,836.79
  Median Age  34.937.2
  Female Population  50.77%50.83%
  Male Population  49.23%49.18%
  Age 0 to 4  7.68%6.51%
  Age 5 to 9  6.09%6.57%
  Age 10 to 14  6.28%6.68%
  Age 15 to 17  3.54%4.17%
  Age 18 to 20  3.86%4.45%
  Age 21 to 24  7.30%5.52%
  Age 25 to 34  15.40%13.32%
  Age 35 to 44  9.87%13.34%
  Age 45 to 54  13.31%14.44%
  Age 55 to 59  6.66%6.37%
  Age 60 to 64  5.38%5.48%
  Age 65 to 74  7.50%7.12%
  Age 75 to 84  5.12%4.25%
  Age 85 and over  2.02%1.78%
  White  39.00%74.17%
  Black  54.67%12.56%
  Asian  1.41%4.81%
  Native American  0.25%0.82%
  Hawaiian, Pacific Islander  0.02%0.17%
  Other  2.24%4.79%
  Two or More Races  2.42%2.68%
  Hispanic  4.22%16.35%
  Non-Hispanic  95.78%83.65%
  Households  14,791115,226,802
  Family Households  8,85576,595,548
  Non Family Households  5,93638,631,254
  Household Size  2.312.61
  Married Population  45.00%51.40%
  Single Population  55.00%48.60%
  Now Married  39.23%49.23%
  Married but Separated  5.78%2.17%
  Never Married  34.30%31.83%
  Widowed  8.33%6.02%
  Divorced  12.37%10.75%
  Married, w/children  24.35%32.53%
  Married, no children  35.00%41.14%
  Single, w/children  26.71%16.88%
  Single, no children  13.95%9.45%


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