Tarboro (zip 27886), North Carolina 

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Population

19,589

-4.5% since 2020

Unemployment Rate

7.5%

Median Age

44

Comfort Index (Climate)

6.5 / 6.9

summer / winter

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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.
Zip Codes: Tarboro (zip 27886)
Cost of Living: -27.2% lower
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 150 ft above sea level
Tarboro, NC Housing Market
Least Expensive HomesHomes Over 2,000 Sq. Ft.
Median Home ValueHomes less than 10 yrs old
Most Expensive HomesAll Single Family Homes
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.


Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Tarboro (zip 27886) is 7.5% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). 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
May, October and September are the most pleasant months in the 27886 zip code, while July and January are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

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

POPULATION
Tarboro (zip 27886)'s population is 19,589 people. Since 2020, 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: $84,100. 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 5.8% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Tarboro is $84,100.
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