Goldsboro Population Statistics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Department of Education, 50 state departments of education, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 18,000+ local law enforcement agencies, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Geological Service, National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2019 (latest available). Updated annually. Please note: Unemployment data updated August 2021.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more about Scout's Demographic Data

Goldsboro Population & Age Distribution

 

Total Population
34,186

Age

Under 5 Years:
6.6%
5 - 17:
14.6%
18 - 24:
11.8%
25 - 34:
16.2%
35 - 54:
21.6%
55 - 64:
12.8%
Over 65 Years:
16.4%

Educational Attainment of Adults

 
Attending College
6.4%
6.4%
High School Graduates
86.4%
86.4%
College Graduated
20.3%
20.3%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Income

 

Per capita Income

Goldsboro
$22,420
$22,420
USA
$34,103
$34,103

Median household income

Goldsboro
$34,083
$34,083
USA
$62,843
$62,843

Individuals Below Poverty Level:
26.1%

Employment Industries in Goldsboro

 
Healthcare
18.8%
18.8%
Retail
14.9%
14.9%
Manufacturing
13.6%
13.6%
Accommodation
10.8%
10.8%
Education
9.5%
9.5%
Public Service
8.3%
8.3%
Other
5.7%
5.7%
Construction
3.1%
3.1%
Administration
2.6%
2.6%
Transportation
2.5%
2.5%
Wholesale
2.3%
2.3%
Professional, scientific, and technical services
2.1%
2.1%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Race & Ethnic Diversity

 
Black or African American
52.3%
52.3%
White
34.4%
34.4%
Hispanic or Latino (Of Any Race)
5.7%
5.7%
Other Race / Two or More Races
4.5%
4.5%
Asian
2.7%
2.7%
American Indian and Alaska Native
0.4%
0.4%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islanders
0.1%
0.1%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Ancestries & Languages Spoken

 

Ancestry (Top 20)

German
6.3%
6.3%
English
5.6%
5.6%
Irish
5.4%
5.4%
Scots-Irish
1.9%
1.9%
Italian
1.8%
1.8%
French
1.3%
1.3%
Scottish
1.2%
1.2%
European
1.1%
1.1%
Haitian
0.8%
0.8%
African
0.6%
0.6%
Dutch
0.5%
0.5%
Swedish
0.5%
0.5%
Hungarian
0.5%
0.5%
British
0.4%
0.4%
Polish
0.4%
0.4%
French Canadian
0.4%
0.4%
Portuguese
0.3%
0.3%
Czech
0.3%
0.3%
Welsh
0.2%
0.2%
Norwegian
0.2%
0.2%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Languages Spoken (Top 20)

English
90.4%
90.4%
Spanish
4.1%
4.1%
French
0.9%
0.9%
Chinese
0.8%
0.8%
Arabic
0.5%
0.5%
Korean
0.5%
0.5%
Langs. of India
0.4%
0.4%
German/Yiddish
0.3%
0.3%
Russian
0.3%
0.3%
Tagalog
0.2%
0.2%
Vietnamese
0.2%
0.2%
Hungarian
0.2%
0.2%
Native American languages
0.2%
0.2%
French Creole
0.1%
0.1%
Other Asian languages
0.1%
0.1%
Italian
0.1%
0.1%
African languages
0.1%
0.1%
Navajo
0.1%
0.1%
Japanese
0.1%
0.1%
Portuguese
0.1%
0.1%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Foreign Born Goldsboro Residents:
5.9%