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Population (year 2000): 39,043. Estimated population in July 2005: 38,670 (-1.0% change)
Males: 19,213 (49.2%), Females: 19,830 (50.8%)

Zip codes:

Median resident age: 34.3 years
Median household income: $29,456 (year 2000)
Median house value: $84,700 (year 2000)

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Races in Goldsboro:

  • Black (52.2%)
  • White Non-Hispanic (41.9%)
  • Hispanic (2.7%)
  • Two or more races (1.6%)
  • Other race (1.1%)
  • American Indian (0.8%)

Ancestries: United States (7.2%), English (7.1%), German (5.9%), Irish (4.7%), Scotch-Irish (1.9%), Italian (1.7%).North Carolina

Elevation: 34 feet

Land area: 24.8 square miles

Goldsboro,

For population 25 years and over in Goldsboro

  • High school or higher: 76.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 17.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.4%
  • Unemployed: 9.7%
  • Mean travel time to work: 17.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Goldsboro city

  • Never married: 29.6%
  • Now married: 47.6%
  • Separated: 4.0%
  • Widowed: 9.2%
  • Divorced: 9.6%

2.4% Foreign born (1.1% Asia, 0.5% Europe, 0.5% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: -5,996 (-13.3%).


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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Mount, NC Rocky (41.3 miles pop. 55,893).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: NC Raleigh, (54.9 miles pop. 276,093).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: PA Philadelphia, (373.9 miles pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: NC (4.8 miles Elroy, NC (5.9 miles Mar-Mac, NC (6.8 miles Brogden, NC (8.1 miles Pikeville, Creek, NC (9.1 miles Walnut NC (11.1 miles Fremont, NC (13.0 miles Eureka, Grange, NC (13.7 miles La


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1997: 96 buildings, average cost: $146,900
  • 1998: 73 buildings, average cost: $105,000
  • 1999: 215 buildings, average cost: $35,300
  • 2000: 80 buildings, average cost: $102,500
  • 2001: 132 buildings, average cost: $92,700
  • 2002: 66 buildings, average cost: $110,700
  • 2003: 95 buildings, average cost: $113,900
  • 2004: 69 buildings, average cost: $168,700
  • 2005: 130 buildings, average cost: $157,400

Latitude: 35.38 N, Longitude: 77.98 W

Area code: 919


Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (28.1%), Manufacturing (14.9%), Retail trade (13.8%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +16,264 (+41.7%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 11,231 (74.8%)


 

Crime in Goldsboro by Year

Type 1999 2002 2003 2004
Murders 3 6 5 5
    per 100,000 7.7 15.4 12.8 12.8
Rapes 14 3 9 6
    per 100,000 35.9 7.7 23.1 15.4
Robberies 95 90 99 89
    per 100,000 243.3 230.5 253.6 228.0
Assaults 294 217 277 241
    per 100,000 753.0 555.8 709.5 617.3
Burglaries 638 664 608 658
    per 100,000 1634.1 1700.7 1557.3 1685.3
Thefts 2,026 2,048 1,823 1,747
    per 100,000 5189.2 5245.5 4669.2 4474.6
Auto thefts 205 191 146 139
    per 100,000 525.1 489.2 373.9 356.0
609.6 566.8 565.7 536.2

Average climate in Goldsboro, North Carolina

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Goldsboro,

Goldsboro-area historical tornado activity is slightly above North Carolina state average. It is 36% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/28/1984, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 8.4 miles away from the Goldsboro city center killed 3 people and injured 149 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 3/28/1984, a category 4 tornado 14.1 miles away from the city center killed 16 people and injured 153 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Birthplace of: David Thornton - 2005 NFL player (Indianapolis Colts, born: Nov 1, 1978), Greg Warren - 2005 NFL player (Pittsburgh Steelers, born: Oct 18, 1981), Quintin Williams - 2005 NFL player (Miami Dolphins, born: Sep 24, 1982), Mark O'Meara - PGA Tour Golf player (born: 1/13/57), Jimmy Graham - College basketball player (Miami Hurricanes), Octavius Flowers - College basketball player (Delaware Fightin Blue Hens).


Hospitals/medical centers in Goldsboro:
  • CHERRY HOSPITAL (201 STEVENS MILL ROAD)
  • WAYNE MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (2700 WAYNE MEMORIAL DR)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Goldsboro:
  • WILSON MEDICAL CENTER (about 24 miles; WILSON, NC)
  • JOHNSTON MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 27 miles; SMITHFIELD, NC)
  • DUPLIN GENERAL HOSPITAL (about 28 miles; KENANSVILLE, NC)
Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Goldsboro:
  • SEYMOUR JOHNSON AFB (about 4 miles; GOLDSBORO, NC; ID: GSB)
  • KINSTON RGNL JETPORT AT STALLINGS FLD (about 27 miles; KINSTON, NC; ID: ISO)
  • ROCKY MOUNT-WILSON RGNL (about 33 miles; ROCKY MOUNT, NC; ID: RWI)
Other public-use airports nearest to Goldsboro:
  • GOLDSBORO-WAYNE MUNI (about 6 miles; GOLDSBORO, NC; ID: GWW)
  • MOUNT OLIVE MUNI (about 12 miles; MOUNT OLIVE, NC; ID: W40)
  • DUPLIN CO (about 27 miles; KENANSVILLE, NC; ID: DPL)

Amtrak station:
GOLDSBORO (410 N. JOHN ST.) - Bus Station. Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, full-service food facilities, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, intercity bus service.
Local government website:

Local government employment and payroll (March 2004)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Solid Waste Management 47 $104,419 $26,660 0 $0
Sewerage 46 $113,410 $29,585 0 $0
Parks and Recreation 35 $90,493 $31,026 36 $47,592
Other and Unallocable 18 $46,833 $31,222 0 $0
Other Government Administration 50 $154,431 $37,063 3 $2,199
Judicial and Legal 1 $5,265 $63,180 0 $0
Police Protection - Officers 97 $299,083 $36,999 0 $0
Water Supply 10 $25,257 $30,308 0 $0
Financial Administration 14 $40,959 $35,107 1 $310
Health 1 $2,792 $33,504 0 $0
Streets and Highways 36 $88,268 $29,422 0 $0
Fire - Other 1 $2,291 $27,492 0 $0
Firefighters 78 $224,978 $34,612 0 $0
Police - Other 10 $22,253 $26,703 0 $0
Totals for Government 444 $1,220,731 $32,992 40 $50,101
Colleges/Universities in Goldsboro:
  • WAYNE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 1,697; Location: 3000 WAYNE MEMORIAL DR; Public; Website: www.wayne.cc.nc.us/)
  • MITCHELLS HAIRSTYLING ACADEMY (FT enrollment: 36; Location: 1021 N SPENCE AVE; Private, for-profit)
  • SWINSONS SCHOOL OF COSMETIC ART (FT enrollment: 23; Location: 305 S CENTER ST; Private, for-profit)
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Goldsboro:
  • PITT COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 46 miles; GREENVILLE, NC; Full-time enrollment: 3,072)
  • EAST CAROLINA UNIVERSITY (about 47 miles; GREENVILLE, NC; FT enrollment: 16,633)
  • WAKE TECHNICAL COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 53 miles; RALEIGH, NC; FT enrollment: 4,754)
  • CAMPBELL UNIVERSITY INC (about 53 miles; BUIES CREEK, NC; FT enrollment: 5,286)
  • SHAW UNIVERSITY (about 53 miles; RALEIGH, NC; FT enrollment: 2,299)
  • NORTH CAROLINA STATE UNIVERSITY AT RALEIGH (about 54 miles; RALEIGH, NC; FT enrollment: 23,918)
  • MEREDITH COLLEGE (about 58 miles; RALEIGH, NC; FT enrollment: 2,173)
Public high schools in Goldsboro:
  • EASTERN WAYNE HIGH (Students: 1,287; Location: 1135 NEW HOPE RD; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • GOLDSBORO HIGH (Students: 741; Location: 901 E BEECH ST; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • ROSEWOOD HIGH (Students: 496; Location: 900 ROSEWOOD RD; Grades: 09 - 12)
Private high schools in Goldsboro:
  • WAYNE CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 438; Location: 1201 PATETOWN RD; Grades: PK - 12)
  • FAITH CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 378; Location: 1200 W GRANTHAM ST; Grades: PK - 12)
  • WAYNE COUNTRY DAY SCHOOL (Students: 280; Location: 480 COUNTRY DAY RD.; Grades: PK - 12)
  • PATHWAY CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 59; Location: PO BOX 1895; Grades: PK - 12)
  • CAROLINA PSYCHIATRIC CENTER SC (Students: 4; Location: 2700 WAYNE MEMORIAL/PO BX 8001; Grades: 8 - 12)
Biggest public primary/middle schools in Goldsboro:
  • GRANTHAM (Students: 877; Location: 174 GRANTHAM SCHOOL RD; Grades: KG - 08)
  • EASTERN WAYNE ELEMENTARY (Students: 822; Location: 1271 NEW HOPE RD; Grades: PK - 05)
  • MEADOW LANE ELEMENTARY (Students: 777; Location: 3500 E ASH ST; Grades: KG - 04)
  • SPRING CREEK ELEMENTARY (Students: 775; Location: 1050 ST JOHNS CHURCH ROAD; Grades: PK - 05)
  • NORTH DRIVE ELEMENTARY (Students: 748; Location: 1108 NORTH DR; Grades: KG - 05)
  • ROSEWOOD ELEMENTARY (Students: 740; Location: 126 CHARLIE BRASWELL ROAD; Grades: PK - 05)
  • EASTERN WAYNE MIDDLE (Students: 697; Location: 3518 CENTRAL HEIGHTS RD; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • TOMMYS ROAD ELEMENTARY (Students: 632; Location: 1150 TOMMYS ROAD; Grades: KG - 05)
  • GREENWOOD MIDDLE (Students: 603; Location: 3209 E ASH ST; Grades: 05 - 08)
  • CARVER HEIGHTS (Students: 466; Location: 411 BUNCHE DR; Grades: KG - 05)
Private primary/middle schools in Goldsboro:
  • SAINT MARY SCHOOL (Students: 238; Location: 1601 EDGERTON STREET; Grades: KG - 8)
  • CARTER CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 150; Location: 3000 SUMMIT RD; Grades: PK - 8)
  • WAYNE MONTESSORI SCHOOL (Students: 107; Location: POST OFFICE BOX 10646; Grades: PK - 3)
  • MOUNT ZION CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 40; Location: 323 WHITFIELD DR; Grades: KG - 8)
Library in Goldsboro:
  • WAYNE COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $1,129,217; Location: 1001 EAST ASH STREET; 93,330 books; 3,587 audio materials; 5,810 video materials; 300 serial subscriptions)
 

Goldsboro compared to North Carolina state average:

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  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
Strongest AM radio stations in Goldsboro:
  • WGBR (1150 AM; 5 kW; GOLDSBORO, NC; Owner: NEW AGE COMMUNICATIONS, LTD.)
  • WFMC (730 AM; 1 kW; GOLDSBORO, NC; Owner: NEW AGE COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • WSSG (1300 AM; 1 kW; GOLDSBORO, NC)
  • WDJS (1430 AM; 10 kW; MOUNT OLIVE, NC; Owner: MOUNT OLIVE BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WPTF (680 AM; 50 kW; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: FIRST STATE COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WGTM (590 AM; 5 kW; WILSON, NC; Owner: SPIRIT BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WRNS (960 AM; 5 kW; KINSTON, NC; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WFTK (1030 AM; daytime; 50 kW; WAKE FOREST, NC; Owner: POSITIVE RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WETC (540 AM; 8 kW; WENDELL-ZEBULON, NC; Owner: CAROLINA REGIONAL BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WMPM (1270 AM; 5 kW; SMITHFIELD, NC; Owner: CAROLINA BROADCASTING SERVICE, INC.)
  • WNCT (1070 AM; 10 kW; GREENVILLE, NC; Owner: WNCT LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WCKB (780 AM; 7 kW; DUNN, NC; Owner: NORTH CAROLINA CENTRAL BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WSMO (1120 AM; 20 kW; CAMP LEJEUNE, NC; Owner: CTC MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
Strongest FM radio stations in Goldsboro:
  • WKIX (102.3 FM; GOLDSBORO, NC; Owner: NEW AGE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WYMY (96.9 FM; GOLDSBORO, NC; Owner: NEW AGE COMMUNICATIONS, LTD.)
  • W287AI (105.3 FM; GOLDSBORO, NC; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WRNS-FM (95.1 FM; KINSTON, NC; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WTRG (100.7 FM; ROCKY MOUNT, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WRDU (106.1 FM; WILSON, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • W276AX (103.1 FM; PRINCETON, ETC., NC; Owner: GRACE CHRISTIAN SCHOOL)
  • W255AL (98.9 FM; GOLDSBORO, NC; Owner: RADIO TRAINING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WERO (93.3 FM; WASHINGTON, NC; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WKNS (90.3 FM; KINSTON, NC; Owner: CRAVEN COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • WNCT-FM (107.9 FM; GREENVILLE, NC; Owner: WNCT LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WZUP (104.7 FM; ROSE HILL, NC; Owner: CONNER MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • WRAL (101.5 FM; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: WRAL-FM, INC.)
  • WFXK (104.3 FM; TARBORO, NC; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WRQM (90.9 FM; ROCKY MOUNT, NC; Owner: BOARD OF TRUSTEES UNIVERSITY OF NC AT CHAPEL HILL)
  • WRSV (92.1 FM; ROCKY MOUNT, NC; Owner: NORTHSTAR BROADCATING CORPORATION)
  • WELS-FM (102.9 FM; KINSTON, NC; Owner: KINSTON CHRISTIAN RADIO, INC.)
TV broadcast stations around Goldsboro:
  • WHFL-LP (Channel 56; GOLDSBORO, NC; Owner: FREE LIFE MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • W63CW (Channel 63; GOLDSBORO, NC; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WITN-TV (Channel 7; WASHINGTON, NC; Owner: WITN LICENSEE CORP.)
  • WNCT-TV (Channel 9; GREENVILLE, NC; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WRAL-TV (Channel 5; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: CAPITOL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WTVD (Channel 11; DURHAM, NC; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WRAY-TV (Channel 30; WILSON, NC; Owner: WRAY, INC.)
  • WNCN (Channel 17; GOLDSBORO, NC; Owner: OUTLET BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WUNK-TV (Channel 25; GREENVILLE, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WLFL (Channel 22; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: WLFL LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WRDC (Channel 28; DURHAM, NC; Owner: RALEIGH (WRDC-TV) LICENSEE, INC.)
  • WCTI-TV (Channel 12; NEW BERN, NC; Owner: EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WUNM-TV (Channel 19; JACKSONVILLE, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WRPX (Channel 47; ROCKY MOUNT, NC; Owner: PAXSON RALEIGH LICENSE, INC.)
  • WRAZ (Channel 50; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: WRAZ-TV, INC.)
  • WNCR-LP (Channel 20; WILSON, NC; Owner: ON THE MAP, INC.)
  • W64AZ (Channel 64; KINSTON-GREENVILLE, NC; Owner: GOCOM TELEVISION, L.P.,)
  • WARZ-LP (Channel 34; SMITHFIELD/SELMA, NC; Owner: WATERS & BROCK COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

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