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The Town of Tarboro is located in Edgecombe County in the state of North Carolina (NC).

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Tarboro, North Carolina, a City, in Edgecombe County spans over 9.8 square miles and has a population of 13,121 citizens who are all invited to join us here on our site.
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Tarboro Latitude: 35.9133 Longitude: -77.5633

The Zip Code for Tarboro, NC is: 27886

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The Town of Tarboro

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Tarboro North Carolina Physical Characteristics:

The Town of Tarboro has an area of 11.2 square miles
  • Land: 11.133015830116 Sq. Mi. (99.67%)
  • Water: 0.036714671814672 Sq. Mi.(0.33%)
The Tarboro Town takes up 2.2% of the area of Edgecombe County.

Map Location Coordinates:

  • Latitude: +35.9052190
  • Longitude: -077.5572113
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Tarboro, NC Climate Information:

  • Average Temperature: 60°F
  • Average Rainfall: 44.87 inches
  • Average Snowfall: 4.9 inches
*Based on annual average for Weather Station USC00318500 TARBORO 1 S
Latitude: 35.8847 Longitude: -77.5386 Elevation: 10.7 feet.

Tarboro, NC Population Data:

According to the 2010 U.S. Census, the population of Tarboro was 11,415 people, which is 20.2 % of the entire population of Edgecombe County.


  • 45.67% Male
  • 54.33% Female


  • 47.219% White
  • 48.375% Black
  • 0.464% Asian
  • 0.11% American Indian/Alaskan Native
  • 0.06% Pacific Islander
  • 0.841% Mixed
  • 2.935% Other


  • 95.12% Not Hispanic or Latino
  • 4.88% Hispanic or Latino
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Tarboro, NC Housing Information:

Average Household Size: 2.4
Number of Residences: 4,993
  • Occupied: 4,565 (91.43%)
  • Vacant: 428 (8.57%)
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