Tarboro, North Carolina 

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Population

11,038

-3.4% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

6.9%

Best Places to Live in Tarboro, North Carolina

Small city - Northeastern North Carolina along I-95 corridor, 55 miles east of Raleigh-Durham. May, October and September are the most pleasant months in Tarboro, while July and January are the least comfortable months.

Pros
-Small-town atmosphere
-Historic interest
-Close to Raleigh-Durham
Cons
-Declining industries
-Low educational attainment
-Hot, humid summers

Local Listings in Tarboro
 $69,000 
510 Mullins St
Bed 3 | Bath 2 | 1596 SqFt
 $155,000 
1512 West Hills Dr
Bed 3 | Bath 2 | 1721 SqFt
 $69,900 
68 Quincy Dr
Bed 3 | Bath 2 | 1080 SqFt

What Bert Has To Say About Rocky Mount Metro Area

Rocky Mount is a typical small old-South city. Like many Carolina towns along transportation arteries, it started as an agricultural and tobacco center and over time developed a strong manufacturing and economic base.


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QUICK FACTS

City: Tarboro
Zip Codes: 27886
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 150 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Tarboro is 6.9% (U.S. avg. is 3.9%). Recent job growth is Negative. Tarboro jobs have decreased by 1.2%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Tarboro's cost of living is 21.3% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Tarboro's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
May, October and September are the most pleasant months in Tarboro, while July and January are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

VOTING
Edgecombe county voted Democratic in the previous five Presidential elections. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Tarboro's population is 11,038 people. Since 2010, it has had a population decline of 3.4%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 19 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Tarboro is $81,700. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been -0.5%. Check out the homes in the area

SCHOOLS
Tarboro public schools spend $9,287 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 15.6 students per teacher in Tarboro. More Education


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Housing Market in Tarboro

It's a good time to buy in Tarboro. Home Appreciation is up 3.2% in the last 12 months. Browse Tarboro Real Estate

The median home price in Tarboro is $81,700. Browse Homes in this Range.


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Reviews for Tarboro   3 Reviews
Quaint Small Town - 7/26/2009
Tarboro is a small town, but big on hospitality. The people are very friendly and helpful. I moved here almost 4 yrs ago and neighbors welcomed me to the neighborhood... Read More

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Tarboro, please don't waste your time!!! - 7/8/2009
There is nothing here. Nothing for kids to do, nothing for adults to do. The schools are terrible. Your kids will not have a chance in life if they go to Tarboro city... Read More

Small town - 6/19/2009
Tarboro is a small town and honestly there is nothing to do here. I have lived here for 4 yrs (my family have lived here much longer, and you have to drive 16-20 miles... Read More


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NEW LISTINGS IN TARBORO
$69,000
510 Mullins St
Bed 3 | Bath 2

$155,000
1512 West Hills Dr
Bed 3 | Bath 2

$69,900
68 Quincy Dr
Bed 3 | Bath 2

$295,000
2206/2204 McNair Rd
Bed 3 | Bath 2

$38,500
4592-4608 McNair Rd
Bed 4 | Bath 4

$95,000
1297 Manning Rd
Bed 2 | Bath 2

$162,000
301 Spencer Dr
Bed 3 | Bath 2

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