Tarboro (zip 27886), North Carolina 

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Population

20,624

-4.5% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

6.8%

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Best Places to Live in Tarboro (zip 27886), 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 the 27886 zip code, 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.


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

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Tarboro (zip 27886) is 6.8% (U.S. avg. is 3.7%). Recent job growth is Negative. Tarboro (zip 27886) jobs have decreased by 1.2%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Tarboro (zip 27886)'s cost of living is 27.2% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Tarboro (zip 27886)'s Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
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VOTING
Edgecombe county voted Democratic in the previous five Presidential elections. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Tarboro (zip 27886)'s population is 20,624 people. Since 2010, it has had a population decline of 4.5%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 19.9 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Tarboro (zip 27886) is Real Estate: $60,900. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 5.2%.

SCHOOLS
Tarboro (zip 27886) 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 (zip 27886). More Education



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Housing Market in Tarboro

It's a good time to buy in Tarboro. Home Appreciation is up 5.2% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Tarboro is $60,900.

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