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21%
Income/capita NAT. AVG.
32%
Household income NAT. AVG.
14%
Unemployment NAT. AVG.
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IndexGoldsboroNorth CarolinaNational
Income per capita$23,701$26,779$29,829
Median household income$37,556$48,256$55,322
Median income owner occupied$51,447$61,102$70,586
Median income renter occupied$26,974$31,027$35,192
Median earnings male$25,955$32,737$36,919
Median earnings female$16,989$25,062$26,250
Unemployment rate5.3%5.1%4.7%
Poverty level24.3%16.8%15.1%
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Key findings

  • The income per capita in Goldsboro is 21% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Goldsboro is 32% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Goldsboro is 14% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Goldsboro is 61% higher than the national average

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      $25,034 $37,556 $75,112
      City
      $32,167 $48,256 $96,512
      State
      $36,877 $55,322 $110,644
      Nation
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      Goldsboro median earnings by income bracket

      Goldsboro employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry6.9%6.9%
      Manufacturing sector13.7%13.7%
      Financial & insurance services1.4%1.4%
      Wholesale & retail services13.9%13.9%
      Public administration10.3%10.3%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities5.0%5.0%
      Education, health & social services11.4%11.4%
      Other36.1%36.1%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City Population Household Income National Avg.
      Walnut Creek, NC1,419$158,750187.0%
      La Grange, NC2,658$63,40914.6%
      Pikeville, NC678$49,65910.2%
      Elroy, NC4,114$49,20811.1%
      Mar-Mac, NC3,119$45,61717.5%
      Goldsboro, NC34,610$37,55632.1%

      Cities with similar population

      City Population Household Income National Avg.
      Goshen, IN34,586$50,2249.2%
      Dakota Ridge, CO34,655$101,24883.0%
      Leawood, KS34,702$156,538183.0%
      Owings Mills, MD34,711$83,10650.2%
      Boardman, OH34,717$51,1587.5%
      Goldsboro, NC34,610$37,55632.1%
      Source: The Goldsboro, NC employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).