Goldsboro, NC Metro Area

Moving to Goldsboro? Let us help you find your best place to live in this metro area. First, some basics: The Goldsboro metro area comprises one county in North Carolina. The largest cities in the Goldsboro metro area are Mount Olive, Mar-Mac and of course, Goldsboro.

124,093 people live in Goldsboro within 47,480 households. The population of Goldsboro is 55% White, 31% Black and 1% Asian. 0% identify as another race or ethnicity, or two or more races. 11% of residents are of Hispanic or Latino origin. 7% of residents are foreign-born. The median age is 36.7, and the largest number of residents falls into the 25 to 34 age range. 24% of residents are under age 18. 14% are over age 65. 49% of Goldsboro’s residents are male.

Who lives in Goldsboro? There are 13,328 married couples without children and another 7,970 married couples with kids under the age of 18. There are 1,114 single dads and 4,964 single mothers. 13,063 residents of Goldsboro live alone.

How affordable is Goldsboro? The median household income in Goldsboro is $41,172 compared to $53,482 for the nation as a whole. The per capita income is $21,818 compared to $28,555 for the nation as a whole.

The highest incomes in the Goldsboro area are found in Walnut Creek with a median household income of $123,438, followed by Pikeville and Brogden. The lowest incomes are in Mount Olive with a median household income of $25,727, followed by Fremont and Mar-Mac.

The highest home values in the Goldsboro area are found in Walnut Creek with a median home value of $365,000, followed by Goldsboro and Pikeville. The lowest home values are in Mount Olive with a median home value of $83,000, followed by Brogden and Mar-Mac.

11% of households earn more than $100,000 annually. Conversely, 43% earn less than $35,000. 12.8% of married families with children live below the poverty line. Overall, 35.8% of Goldsboro's children live below the poverty line.


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