Goldsboro, North Carolina 

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Population

35,826

12% Decline

Unemployment Rate

7.0%

Median Income

$35,086

Avg. Home Price

$78,400

Best Places to Live in Goldsboro, North Carolina

Small town - East-central North Carolina, 40 miles southeast of Raleigh-Durham
Pros
-Cost of living
-Close to Raleigh-Durham
-Diverse economy
Cons
-Low educational attainment
-Unattractive downtown
-Hot, humid summers

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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.


QUICK FACTS

Real Estate: For Sale  For Rent
Country: United States
State: North Carolina
County: Wayne County
Metro Area: Goldsboro Metro Area
City: Goldsboro
Zip Codes: 27530 27534 27531
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 121 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Goldsboro is 7.0% (U.S. avg. is 5.2%). Recent job growth is Positive. Goldsboro jobs have increased by 0.64%. Learn More...
COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Goldsboro's cost of living is 9.60% lower than the U.S. average. Learn More... or Compare Goldsboro's Cost of Living
POPULATION
Goldsboro's population is 35,826 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of -12.00%. Learn More...
TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 26 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn More...
REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Goldsboro is $78,400. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been -2.01%. Check out the homes in the area.
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. Learn More...

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Housing Market in Goldsboro

It's not a good time to buy in Goldsboro. Home Appreciation is down -2.0% in the last 12 months. Browse Goldsboro Real Estate.

The median home price in Goldsboro is $78,400. Browse Homes in this Range.


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Reviews for Goldsboro   10 Reviews
Great Middle Location! - 8/3/2017
It is the military that brought my husband and I to this quaint small town of Goldsboro, and we have lived here for about 4 years now. We consider Goldsboro to be a... Read More

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Goldsboro - 7/24/2017
Goldsboro is a nice homey place to live. I know a lot of people that move out of the town and come back because there is family here. There is a plenty of beaches to go... Read More

CLOSE TO THE MOUNTAINS, THE BEACH OR THE BIG CITY - 7/18/2017
The Goldsboro area is pretty much in the middle of about anything you're looking for. Just a few hours from the most beautiful mountains I've ever seen and just a... Read More


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ZIP CODES IN GOLDSBORO, NORTH CAROLINA
27530 27534 27531