Goldsboro employment information

IndexGoldsboroNorth CarolinaNational
Income per capita$19,243$26,779$29,829
Median household income$32,148$48,256$55,322
Median income owner occupied$52,163$61,102$70,586
Median income renter occupied$24,180$31,027$35,192
Median earnings male$26,297$32,737$36,919
Median earnings female$20,375$25,062$26,250
Unemployment rate8.6%5.1%4.7%
Poverty level25.3%16.8%15.1%
The Goldsboro, NC employment information can be a key indicator when searching for a new job. A good indicator of the strength of the job market is the income per capita and the median household income. The income per capita in Goldsboro is $19,243, which is 28% lower than than the North Carolina average and 35% lower than than the national average. The median household income is $32,148, which is 33% lower than than the North Carolina average and 42% lower than than the national average. The unemployment rate in Goldsboro is 9%, which is 85% higher than than the national average. The poverty rate in Goldsboro is 25% which is 68% higher than than the national average.

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$Input your household income
$21,429$32,148$64,296
City
$32,167$48,256$96,512
State
$36,877$55,322$110,644
Nation
According to the PEW research center, the middle class is defined as a range from two thirds (2/3) of the median household income to a multiple of two (2) times the median household income. Displayed above are the city, state and national median household income averages. Simply enter your median household income to determine if your income falls into the middle class or if your household income is considered upper or lower class.

Did you know?

  • The income per capita in Goldsboro is 35% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Goldsboro is 42% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Goldsboro is 85% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Goldsboro is 68% higher than the national average.

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Goldsboro employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry5.6%0.6%
Manufacturing sector21.9%0.3%
Financial & insurance services2.0%2.8%
Wholesale & retail services16.1%14.9%
Public administration12.7%4.2%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities4.6%2.2%
Education, health & social services14.8%43.0%
Other20.8%22.4%

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Source: The Goldsboro, NC employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).