Goldsboro has the 868th largest population in the United States. The population grew by 0.9% from 2010 to 2015, which was faster than the national average. Unemployment in the Goldsboro area is 5%, which is higher than the national average, and is getting better. Goldsboro has the 336th largest local economy in the US, and a low cost of living. The average pay for jobs in Goldsboro is below average at $36,240, and the median cost of a home in Goldsboro is $111,000, which is below the national average. 19% of workers in Goldsboro hold a bachelors degree or higher (above average), and 84% of workers have a high school degree (above average). Driving to work is especially common in Goldsboro. 82% of Goldsboro workers drive to work alone, 0% take public transit, 12% carpool, and 4% walk. People in Goldsboro spend an average of 17 minutes commuting to work, which is shorter than the national average of 26 minutes.