|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Tarboro is 10,569. Tarboro, North Carolina is the 3,013th largest city in the US.
Tarboro is located entirely in Edgecombe County.
The peak population of Tarboro was in 2010, when its population was 11,415. In 2010, Tarboro was the 2,683rd largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 3,013th largest city in the US. Tarboro is currently 7.4% smaller than it was in 2010.
Tarboro has shrunk 5.8% since the year 2000. Tarboro, North Carolina's growth is extremely below average. 84% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
Tarboro has a population density of 1,025.3 people per square mile.
|3007||Excelsior Springs, Missouri||10,589||-2.6%|
|3009||Vienna, West Virginia||10,576||-1.9%|
|3011||Le Mars, Iowa||10,572||14.4%|
|3013||Tarboro, North Carolina||10,569||-5.8%|
|3014||Forest Acres, South Carolina||10,560||1.2%|
The total voting age population of Tarboro, North Carolina, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 8,341. The voting age population is 41.8% male and 58.2% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 23.0% of the residents of Tarboro are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Tarboro are 54.7% Black, 41.2% White, 2.4% Other, 1.1% Two or more races, 0.3% American Indian and 0.2% Asian. Additionally, 6.5% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Tarboro, 27.5% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 43.6%. On a per-household basis, 23.7% of families are below the poverty line in Tarboro.
Among those aged 16 and older, 56.3% of Tarboro residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 80.9% of Tarboro residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 20.2% have a bachelor's degree and 8.0% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Tarboro residents aged 5 and older, 7.6% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 7.5% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.1% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.0% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Tarboro is 9.2%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Tarboro, 15.7% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Tarboro is $29,738.
In Tarboro, 50.8% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 49.2% of housing units in Tarboro.
Of all the housing units in Tarboro, 12.6% of them were build before 1940.
In Tarboro, 8.7% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 440 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Tarboro is $651.
In Tarboro, 64.9% of households have an active broadband internet connection.