Tarboro, North Carolina 

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Population

10,575

-3.4% since 2020

Unemployment Rate

7.5%

Median Age

44.4

Comfort Index (Climate)

6.5 / 6.9

summer / winter

NC Gifts

Best Places to Live in Tarboro, North Carolina

Small city - Northeastern North Carolina along I-95 corridor, 55 miles east of Raleigh-Durham. May, October and September are the most pleasant months in Tarboro, while July and January are the least comfortable months.

Tarboro, NC Housing Market
Lowest Priced HomesHOMES UNDER $250,000
Most Expensive ListingsHOMES $250,001 to $500,000
Largest HomesHOMES $500,001 to $750,000
Median Priced HomesHOMES $750,001 to $1,000,000
Pros
Small-town atmosphere
Historic interest
Close to Raleigh-Durham
Cons
Declining industries
Low educational attainment
Hot, humid summers


What Bert Has To Say About Rocky Mount Metro Area

Rocky Mount is a typical small old-South city. Like many Carolina towns along transportation arteries, it started as an agricultural and tobacco center and over time developed a strong manufacturing and economic base.


QUICK FACTS

Real Estate: See Homes
Country: United States
State: North Carolina
County: Edgecombe County
Metro Area: Rocky Mount Metro Area
Political Ideology: Moderately liberal
City: Tarboro
Zip Codes: 27886
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 150 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Tarboro is 7.5% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Negative. Tarboro jobs have decreased by 1.2%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Tarboro's cost of living is 25.5% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Tarboro's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
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VOTING
In the last Presidential election, Edgecombe county remained overwhelmingly Democratic, 63.2% to 36.1%. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Tarboro's population is 10,575 people. Since 2020, it has had a population decline of 3.4%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 18.5 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Tarboro is Real Estate: $80,000. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 5.9%.

SCHOOLS
Tarboro public schools spend $9,287 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 15.6 students per teacher in Tarboro. More Education



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Housing Market in Tarboro

It's a good time to buy in Tarboro. Home Appreciation is up 4.9% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Tarboro is $80,000.

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Reviews for Tarboro   3 Reviews
Quaint Small Town - 7/26/2009
Tarboro is a small town, but big on hospitality. The people are very friendly and helpful. I moved here almost 4 yrs ago and neighbors welcomed me to the neighborhood... Read More

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Tarboro, please don't waste your time!!! - 7/8/2009
There is nothing here. Nothing for kids to do, nothing for adults to do. The schools are terrible. Your kids will not have a chance in life if they go to Tarboro city... Read More

Small town - 6/19/2009
Tarboro is a small town and honestly there is nothing to do here. I have lived here for 4 yrs (my family have lived here much longer, and you have to drive 16-20 miles... Read More


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