Tarboro is a city located in Edgecombe County North Carolina. With a 2020 population of 10,489, it is the 84th largest city in North Carolina and the 2996th largest city in the United States . Tarboro is currently declining at a rate of -1.07% annually and its population has decreased by -8.11% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 11,415 in 2010. Tarboro reached it's highest population of 11,527 in 2010. Spanning over 12 miles, Tarboro has a population density of 907 people per square mile.
The average household income in Tarboro is $50,227 with a poverty rate of 27.46%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $651 per month, and the median house value is $112,100. The median age in Tarboro is 42.2 years, 36.6 years for males, and 45.7 years for females.