Wayne County, North Carolina 

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Population

124,496

+3.7% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

4.4%

United States / North Carolina / No Metro Area / Wayne County / Cities / Zip Codes

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.

Pros
-Cost of living
-Close to Raleigh-Durham
-Diverse economy
Cons
-Low educational attainment
-Unattractive downtown
-Hot, humid summers

Local Listings in Wayne
 $95,000 
158 Rosewood Rd
Bed 3 | Bath 2 | 1449 SqFt
 $275,000 
105 Glavine Ct
Bed 4 | Bath 3 | 2558 SqFt
 $289,900 
414 Dogwood Trl
Bed 4 | Bath 3 | 2812 SqFt

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.


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QUICK FACTS

Real Estate: For Sale
Country:
United States
State: North Carolina
County: Wayne County
Metro Area: No Metro Area
Political Ideology: Leaning 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 4.4% (U.S. avg. is 3.9%). 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 19.5% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Wayne County's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
May, October and April are the most pleasant months in Wayne County, while July and August are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

VOTING
Wayne county voted Republican in the last five Presidential elections. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Wayne County's population is 124,496 people. Since 2010, 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 $86,600. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been -0.2%. Check out the homes in the area

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

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

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NEW LISTINGS IN WAYNE
$95,000
158 Rosewood Rd
Bed 3 | Bath 2

$275,000
105 Glavine Ct
Bed 4 | Bath 3

$289,900
414 Dogwood Trl
Bed 4 | Bath 3

$78,900
560 W Hill St
Bed 2 | Bath 1

$240,000
110 Torhunta Dr
Bed 3 | Bath 3

$249,900
976 NC Highway 222 W
Bed 3 | Bath 3

$74,900
1685 Old Mt Olive Hwy
Bed 3 | Bath 1

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