Wayne County, North Carolina 

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Population

123,967

+3.7% since 2020

Unemployment Rate

4.8%

Median Income

$41,172

Median Home Price

$155,600

Median Age

37.3

Comfort Index (Climate)

6.1 / 7.0

summer / winter

United States / North Carolina / No Metro Area / Wayne County / Cities / Zip Codes
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Best Places to Live in Wayne County, North Carolina

Small town - East-central North Carolina, 40 miles southeast of Raleigh-Durham. May, October and April are the most pleasant months in Wayne County, while July and August are the least comfortable months.

wayne, 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
Cost of living
Close to Raleigh-Durham
Diverse economy
Cons
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.


QUICK FACTS

Real Estate: See Homes
Country: United States
State: North Carolina
County: Wayne County
Metro Area: No Metro Area
Political Ideology: Somewhat conservative
City: Goldsboro, Mount Olive, 10 total
Zip Codes: 27530 27534 28365 27863 28333 28578 27830 27531
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 121 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Wayne County is 4.8% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Negative. Wayne County jobs have decreased by 0.4%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Wayne County's cost of living is 23.5% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Wayne County's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
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VOTING
In the last Presidential election, Wayne county remained strongly Republican, 55.3% to 43.6%. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Wayne County's population is 123,967 people. Since 2020, it has had a population growth of 3.7%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 21.9 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Wayne County is Real Estate: $155,600. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been -0.2%.

SCHOOLS
Wayne County public schools spend $8,671 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 15.6 students per teacher in Wayne County. More Education



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Housing Market in wayne

It's a good time to buy in Wayne. Home Appreciation is up 14.0% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Wayne is $155,600.

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ZIP CODES IN WAYNE COUNTY, NORTH CAROLINA
27530 27534 28365 27863 28333 28578 27830 27531

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