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The 2016 Goldsboro, North Carolina, population is 35,826. There are 1,263 people per square mile (population density).

Family in Goldsboro, North Carolina

The median age is 34.4. The US median is 37.4. 42.16% of people in Goldsboro, North Carolina, are married. 13.39% are divorced.

The average household size is 2.39 people. 21.82% of people are married, with children. 29.14% have children, but are single.

Race in Goldsboro, North Carolina

36.05% of people are white, 54.62% are black, 1.34% are asian, 0.31% are native american, and 0.24% claim 'Other'.

4.96% of the people in Goldsboro, North Carolina, claim hispanic ethnicity (meaning 95.04% are non-hispanic).

  PEOPLEGoldsboro, North CarolinaUnited States
  Population  35,826321,418,820
  Population - 2010  36,816308,745,538
  Population - 2000  39,043285,036,114
  Population - 1990  40,709251,960,433
  Pop. 1990 to Now  -12.00%27.57%
  Pop. 2000 to Now  -8.24%12.76%
  Pop. Density  1,26391
  Land Area  283,531,905
  Water Area  0264,837
  Median Age  34.437.4
  Female Population  50.72%50.81%
  Male Population  49.28%49.19%
  White  36.05%62.77%
  Black  54.62%12.24%
  Asian  1.34%4.95%
  Native American  0.31%0.66%
  Hawaiian, Pacific Islander  0.00%0.16%
  Other  0.24%0.20%
  Two or More Races  2.48%2.13%
  Hispanic  4.96%16.90%
  Non-Hispanic  95.04%83.10%
  Households  14,095116,211,000
  Family Households  8,45176,958,100
  Non Family Households  5,64439,253,000
  Household Size  2.392.63
  Married Population  42.16%50.58%
  Single Population  57.84%49.42%
  Now Married  36.24%48.41%
  Married but Separated  5.93%2.17%
  Never Married  35.72%32.55%
  Widowed  8.73%5.95%
  Divorced  13.39%10.92%
  Married, w/children  21.82%31.68%
  Married, no children  33.23%41.44%
  Single, w/children  29.14%16.94%
  Single, no children  15.81%9.95%


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