Latest Data (2016)
Population 35,792
Nationwide Rank 1065

Quick Facts

Goldsboro, North Carolina is the 1,065th largest city in the United States as of 2016.

Goldsboro, North Carolina is a city.

Goldsboro, North Carolina is currently 20.4% smaller than it was in 1990, the year of its peak recorded population.

Goldsboro, North Carolina's growth is extremely below average. 96% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Goldsboro, North Carolina Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2016
1055 Lewiston, Maine 36,140 1.3%
1056 Franklin, Wisconsin 36,131 21.7%
1057 Claremont, California 36,059 5.8%
1058 Wildomar, California 36,042 70.8%
1059 Cottage Grove, Minnesota 36,029 17.4%
1060 Del Rio, Texas 35,998 5.9%
1061 Richfield, Minnesota 35,949 4.4%
1062 Oak Creek, Wisconsin 35,881 25.6%
1063 Bell, California 35,864 -2.2%
1064 Gadsden, Alabama 35,837 -7.8%
1065 Goldsboro, North Carolina 35,792 -10.8%
1066 Owasso, Oklahoma 35,784 89.1%
1067 Benton, Arkansas 35,775 55.2%
1068 Wildwood, Missouri 35,756 8.1%
1069 Manhattan Beach, California 35,741 5.1%
1070 Gallatin, Tennessee 35,734 51.6%
1071 Bettendorf, Iowa 35,727 14.1%
1072 Roseville, Minnesota 35,691 5.8%
1073 Richmond, Indiana 35,664 -8.7%
1074 Prattville, Alabama 35,606 36.3%
1075 Winter Springs, Florida 35,599 14.3%

Similarly Sized Cities In North Carolina

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2016
523 Jacksonville 67,784 3.0%
627 Chapel Hill 59,246 23.3%
676 Rocky Mount 55,466 -5.7%
688 Huntersville 54,839 109.7%
719 Burlington 52,709 14.7%
761 Wilson 49,620 10.1%
798 Kannapolis 47,839 27.9%
810 Apex 47,349 122.9%
931 Hickory 40,567 7.6%
943 Wake Forest 40,112 206.7%
997 Indian Trail 38,222 180.5%
1044 Mooresville 36,543 87.4%
1065 Goldsboro 35,792 -10.8%
1094 Monroe 34,818 27.1%
1119 Salisbury 34,001 11.1%
1145 Holly Springs 33,260 228.5%
1199 Matthews 31,495 36.4%
1254 New Bern 30,101 29.3%
1285 Sanford 29,128 24.1%
1300 Garner 28,776 52.8%
1315 Cornelius 28,515 101.2%
1381 Thomasville 27,030 10.2%
1406 Statesville 26,506 12.6%
1421 Mint Hill 26,236 51.8%
1428 Asheboro 26,141 17.7%
1440 Fuquay-Varina 25,865 215.5%
1513 Morrisville 24,732 344.1%
1553 Kernersville 24,066 27.6%
1704 Lumberton 21,499 1.7%
1716 Carrboro 21,265 20.1%
1738 Kinston 20,923 -12.1%
1791 Clayton 20,260 135.7%
1792 Shelby 20,260 -2.8%
1794 Havelock 20,244 -9.8%
1800 Clemmons 20,079 26.8%
1883 Lexington 19,105 -4.1%
1904 Leland 18,843 357.0%
1905 Boone 18,834 39.1%
1978 Lenoir 17,973 -0.8%
1981 Elizabeth City 17,926 3.9%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2016 35,792 1,065
2015 35,826 1,060
2014 35,947 1,045
2013 36,306 1,016
2012 37,051 983
2011 36,907 980
2010 36,437 982
2009 38,335 920
2008 38,198 913
2007 38,294 898
2006 38,254 890
2005 38,921 860
2004 39,431 839
2003 39,448 839
2002 39,625 829
2001 39,758 820
2000 40,165 796
1990 44,966 593