Tarboro Edgecombe County, North Carolina

Tarboro: Town in North Carolina, United States

About

Tarboro is a town located in the county of Edgecombe in the U.S. state of North Carolina. Its population at the 2010 census was 11,415 and a population density of 394 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 10,575 inhabitants.

The town was created 262 years ago in 1759.

Tarboro Quick Facts

Population : 10,575 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : North Carolina (United States)
County : Edgecombe County
Postal code : 27886
Phone Area Codes : 252
Area : 28.99 km2
Altitude : 43 feet / 13 meters
Capital city : Tarboro is capital of Edgecombe County
Establishment : January 01, 1760 (262 years ago)
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 07:47:27 (7th October 2022)
Density : 365 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -7.94% (2010-2020)
Tarboro locator map
Location of Tarboro on North Carolina map.
Historic Downtown Tarboro image
Historic Downtown Tarboro
Historic Downtown Tarboro image

Geography

Tarboro is located at 35°53'49"N 77°32'9"W (35.8968200, -77.5358000).

Tarboro map

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Tarboro decreased by 7.94% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2000 13,121 - statistical updating
2010 11,415 -14.95% census
2011 11,407 -0.07% estimation process
2012 11,373 -0.3% estimation process
2013 11,336 -0.33% estimation process
2014 11,318 -0.16% estimation process
2015 11,132 -1.67% estimation process
2016 10,947 -1.69% estimation process
2017 10,963 0.15% estimation process
2018 10,828 -1.25% estimation process
2019 10,715 -1.05% estimation process
2020 10,575 -1.32% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 21,476
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 19,368
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : 10.9%
April 1, 2020 Population : 22,895
April 1, 2010 Population : 19,368
People under 5 years old, percentage : 6.5%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 24.2%
People over 65 (%) : 16.8%
Female persons, % : 49.4%
White only, percent : 83.9%
Black or African American alone, percent : 1.8%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 2.0%
Asians alone % : 1.6%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : 0.0%
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 5.0%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 19.0%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 71.8%
2015-2019 Veterans : 2,274
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 5.0%
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 67.9%

Tarboro zip code is 27886. County name: Edgecombe, County fips: 37065

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Economic Facts

Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 67.9%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $221,200
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,300
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $394
2015-2019 median gross rent : $1,147
2015-2019 Households : 7,419
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.70
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 86.0%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 13.0%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 92.6%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 86.2%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 87.5%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 13.2%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 8.0%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 7.6%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 59.2%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 54.2%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 19,130
Manufacturers' total shipments in 2012 ($1,000) : 470,163
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 312,369
2012 total retail sales per capita : $16,360
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 28.0
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $62,929
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $27,783
Percentage of people living in poverty : 9.9%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 852
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 320
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 397
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 82
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 691
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 133
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 648
2010 population per square mile : 158.6
2010 land area in square miles : 122.12

People born in Tarboro (33)

People born in Tarboro, including actor and politician Ben Jones, Recipient of the Purple Heart medal Hugh Shelton, basketball player Trent Tucker, .

List

  • Harvie Ward (Amateur golfer, professional golfer) he was born in 08/12/1925
  • Kelvin Bryant (Player of American football) he was born in 26/09/1960
  • Derrick Lewis (French basketball player) he was born in 01/08/1966
  • Nate Higgs (American basketball player) he was born in 21/10/1970
  • Adolphus Staton (United States Navy Medal of Honor recipient) he was born in 28/08/1879
  • Brian Hargrove (Television writer and producer) he was born in 02/04/1956
  • Buck Marrow (American baseball player) he was born in 29/08/1909
  • Burgess Whitehead (American baseball player) he was born in 29/06/1910
  • Donnell Gilliam (United States federal judge) he was born in 12/03/1889
  • Henry Allen Bullock (American historian and sociologist) he was born in 01/01/1906
  • John Spencer Bassett (American historian) he was born in 10/09/1867
  • Calvin Roberts (American basketball player) he was born in 19/05/1956
  • Mike Caldwell (American baseball player) he was born in 22/01/1949
  • Shaun Draughn (Player of American football) he was born in 07/12/1987
  • T. J. Williams (American football player) he was born in 24/09/1982
  • Yancey Thigpen (Player of American football) he was born in 15/08/1969
  • Henry C. Bourne, Jr. (Interim president of Georgia Institute of Technology) he was born in 31/12/1921
  • Janice Bryant Howroyd (American businesswoman) she was born in 01/09/1952

Schools in Tarboro

College & universities near Tarboro, NC

Code Name City ZIP
198491 Edgecombe Community College Tarboro (NC) 27886

Stations (10)

Amtrak & bus stations near Tarboro, NC

Code Name Address Type
RMT Rocky Mount 101 Hammond Street RAIL
GRN Greenville, NC Second and Reade Streets BUS
WLN Wilson 401 East Nash Street RAIL
GBO Goldsboro, NC 1615 East Beech Street BUS
KNC Kinston, NC 101 East New Bern Road BUS

Post offices near Tarboro

Post Office Name City ZIP
Tarbor Post Office Tarboro (NC) 27886

Other cities in Edgecombe County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Edgecombe County , NC.

City Name Population Title
Princeville 1,901 City in Illinois, United States of America
Pinetops 1,221 City in Edgecombe County, North Carolina, United States of America
Macclesfield 423 Town in Edgecombe County, North Carolina, United States
Conetoe 263 Human settlement in Edgecombe County, North Carolina, United States of America
Speed 74 Town of the United States
Leggett 54 Town in Edgecombe County, North Carolina

Distance to Other Cities

Tarboro distances to largest North Carolina cities