Statewide Claims to Fame

Tarboro is 10th in North Carolina out of 145 other cities in Race - Black or African American

Tarboro is 19th in North Carolina out of 145 other cities in Residents 65 or older

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General Demographics

Size Demographics

Size Demographics
Tarboro Rank North Carolina US
Current population (2012) 11,327 77th 9,752,073 313,914,040
Size in square miles 11.1 78th 48,617.9 3,531,905.4
Population density (people per sqmi) 1,025.3 102nd 196.1 87.4

People Demographics

Age Demographics
Tarboro Rank North Carolina US
Residents younger than 5 6.3% 94th 6.4% 6.4%
Residents younger than 18 22.8% 99th 23.4% 23.5%
Residents 65 or older 19.1% 19th 13.8% 13.7%
Education Demographics
Tarboro Rank North Carolina US
Residents with high school diploma (older than 25) 81.4% 93rd 84.1% 85.4%
Residents with college degree (older than 25) 16.7% 115th 26.5% 28.2%
Race Demographics
Tarboro Rank North Carolina US
Race - White 47.2% 127th 71.9% 77.9%
Race - Black or African American 48.4% 10th 22.0% 13.1%
Race - American Indian or Alaska Native 0.1% 144th 1.5% 1.2%
Race - Asian 0.5% 136th 2.5% 5.1%
Race - Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.1% 31st 0.1% 0.2%
Race - Two or More 0.8% 144th 2.0% 2.4%
Race - Hispanic or Latino 4.9% 96th 8.7% 16.9%
Race - White, not Hispanic or Latino 45.8% 123rd 64.7% 63.0%
Misc People Demographics
Tarboro Rank North Carolina US
Female residents 54.3% 23rd 51.3% 50.8%
Foreign born residents 2.1% 130th 7.4% 12.8%

Housing Demographics

Housing Demographics
Tarboro Rank North Carolina US
Housing units 4,993 79th 4,362,740 132,312,404
Units inside multi-unit buildings 25.6% 46th 17.0% 25.9%
Households 4,650 73rd 3,664,119 114,761,359
Home ownership rate 53.7% 104th 67.8% 66.1%
Home median value $111,300 116th $152,700 $186,200
People per household 2.4 100th 2.5 2.6

Income Demographics

Income Demographics
Tarboro Rank North Carolina US
Income per capita $20,154 109th $25,256 $27,915
Income per household $32,299 124th $46,291 $52,762
Income below poverty line 21.6% 42nd 16.1% 14.3%

Business Demographics

Business Demographics
Tarboro Rank North Carolina US
Total businesses (including small businesses) 909 94th 798,791 27,092,908
Retail sales $188,532 80th $114,578,173 $3,3917,663,456
Retail sales per capita $18,487 71st $12,641 $12,990
Retail accommodation and food service sales $22,964 87th $16,126,939 $613,795,732

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