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Tarboro Demographics

Education

High School

49%

Associate's

31%

Bachelor's

13%

Master's

7%

Doctorate

1%

Family Size

2 people

47%

3 people

26%

4 people

18%

5 people

4%

6+ people

5%

Household Income

0-50k

65%

50-100k

23%

100-150k

7%

150-200k

3%

200k+

2%

Age

0-10

11%

10-20

11%

20-45

30%

45-65

24%

65+

24%

Getting Around Tarboro

Tarboro Transportation

Commute Time

0-15 Mins

51%

15-30 Mins

22%

30-40 Mins

14%

40-60 Mins

8%

60+ Mins

5%

Transportation Scores

Percentage: 3434

Walk Score®

Percentage: 3939

Bike Score®

Tarboro Education

Schools

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Living in Tarboro, NC

The town of Tarboro, North Carolina is home to just under 11,000 people. Retirees will fit right in, as they account for 24% of the population compared to 14% nationally. With an average age of just over 43, the city's population is older than most cities in North Carolina. By a narrow 53%-47% margin, homeowners slightly outnumber renters in Tarboro. Renting remains an affordable option, though, as the city boasts a relatively low average rent of $685/month. Over the course of a year, renters in Tarboro will save around $3,000 compared to the state average.

With an average commute time of about 21 minutes, faster than most cities in North Carolina, Tarboro residents know that traveling to work isn't overly time-consuming. Driving a car or truck is the most common means of commuting to work, opted for by 38% of commuters, while public transportation isn't used. Few residents commute to work on foot.

There are three primary industries in Tarboro: manufacturing, retail, and healthcare. Together, these industries account for 23% of the city's workforce. Meanwhile, in terms of job function, many workers in these industries are in transportation, as 8% of the city's population reports this as their field of work, the highest number of any career path. Tarboro workers bring in an average annual income of almost $52K, around $16,000 less than the average North Carolina resident. The city's average income also trails the national average of $73,345. Tarboro has a relatively large number of residents older than 25 who have a high school degree or equivalent (20%) compared to the state average. Furthermore, 7% have a Bachelor's degree and 5% possess a Master's degree or Doctorate.