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Goldsboro is a city in Wayne County.
It is the county seat.
The community was named for Maj. Matthew Goldsborough, railroad engineer.
The latitude of Goldsboro is 35.384N. The longitude is -77.993W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 105 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 38,484.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Goldsboro demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Wayne County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Goldsboro area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 28333 ZIP code.
7% of Goldsboro residents report German ancestry, and 5% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Goldsboro ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Goldsboro was $16,614, compared with $21,587 nationally.
17% of Goldsboro residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in Goldsboro, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $326. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $911.
Libraries in Goldsboro include Law Library, Rosewood Branch Library, Wayne County Public Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Goldsboro include Goldsboro News-Argus
TV stations in Goldsboro include WNCN.
Wayne County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Goldsboro political report.
The average commute time for Goldsboro workers is 17 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 11 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Goldsboro between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 2.8 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
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