|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Goldsboro is 32,749. Goldsboro, North Carolina is the 1,208th largest city in the US.
Goldsboro is located entirely in Wayne County.
The peak population of Goldsboro was in 1990, when its population was 44,966. In 1990, Goldsboro was the 593rd largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 1,208th largest city in the US. Goldsboro is currently 27.2% smaller than it was in 1990.
Goldsboro has shrunk 18.4% since the year 2000. Goldsboro, North Carolina's growth is extremely below average. 100% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
Goldsboro has a population density of 1,294.8 people per square mile.
|1202||Cottonwood Heights, Utah||32,864||-6.5%|
|1206||Dana Point, California||32,821||-6.7%|
|1207||Glendale Heights, Illinois||32,796||2.5%|
|1208||Goldsboro, North Carolina||32,749||-18.4%|
|1209||Wheat Ridge, Colorado||32,722||-0.4%|
|1210||Desert Hot Springs, California||32,716||98.8%|
|1212||Des Moines, Washington||32,689||10.4%|
|1213||Los Gatos, California||32,538||13.2%|
The total voting age population of Goldsboro, North Carolina, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 26,141. The voting age population is 47.3% male and 52.7% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 16.4% of the residents of Goldsboro are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Goldsboro are 52.3% Black, 39.3% White, 4.8% Two or more races, 2.7% Asian, 0.4% American Indian, 0.4% Other and 0.1% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander. Additionally, 5.7% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Goldsboro, 26.1% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 42.4%. On a per-household basis, 23.3% of families are below the poverty line in Goldsboro.
Among those aged 16 and older, 56.2% of Goldsboro residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 86.4% of Goldsboro residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 20.3% have a bachelor's degree and 6.9% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Goldsboro residents aged 5 and older, 9.6% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 4.1% of residents speak Spanish at home, 2.4% speak an Indo-European language, and 2.3% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Goldsboro is 12.5%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Goldsboro, 21.8% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Goldsboro is $34,083.
In Goldsboro, 37.3% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 62.7% of housing units in Goldsboro.
Of all the housing units in Goldsboro, 6.9% of them were build before 1940.
In Goldsboro, 15.2% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 2,500 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Goldsboro is $791.
In Goldsboro, 76.0% of households have an active broadband internet connection.