Important Facts & Demographics

Tarboro Data At A Glance

The Town of Tarboro encompasses 11.10 square miles and is home to 11, 138 residents. It is the largest town in Edgecombe Countyand the county seat.

Statistics

  • Average Home Price: $117,000
  • Mean travel time to work: 19.1 minutes
  • High-speed internet access in county:  73.29%
  • At least one provider in Tarboro: Yes
  • 2008 Crime index per 10,000: 485 (US average is 455.5)
  • Air Quality Index median for 2014: 30 (Good)

Property Taxes (as of 2014)

  • Property Tax Rate - $0.0041 per $100 Valuation
  • Total Assessed Property Valuation - $884,431,025
  • Real Property Valuation - $586,221,565
  • Personal Property Valuation - $201,587,934
  • Motor Vehicle Valuation - $68,871,576
  • Public Service Companies - $27,749,950
  • Property Tax Revenue (tax rate times valuation) - $3,485,783


Electric, Water and Sewer Utility Systems 

Electric Distribution System

  • Miles of Distribution Line - 135
  • Service Area in Square Miles - 11.5
  • Number of meters - 6,205
  • System Peak - 55,679
  • kWh Sold - 233,782,590
  • Number of Street Lights - 1,401

Water Distribution System

  • Miles of Water Mains - 129.4
  • Number of Meters - 5,231
  • Daily Average Consumption in Gallons - 2,634,000
  • Peak Demand Per Day in Gallons - 4,200,000
  • Maximum Daily Capacity of Treatment Plant in Gallons - 6,000,000
  • Number of Fire Hydrants - 578
  • Water Storage Capacity in Gallons
  • Elevated Tanks (6 tanks) - 2,100,000
  • Ground Storage - 1,000,000

Sewerage System

  • Miles of Sanitary Sewers - 90.4
  • Number of Service Connections - 4,743
  • Daily Average Treatment in Gallons - 2,364,000
  • Maximum Daily Capacity of Treatment Plant in Gallons - 5,000,000

Miscellaneous

  • Total Land Area - 11.10 Square Miles
  • Miles of Streets - 94.1
  • Altitude: 52.7' Above Sea Level
  • Average Daily Minimum Temperature - 49.1 Degrees
  • Average Daily Maximum Temperature - 72 Degrees
  • Average Yearly Precipitation - 48.23 Inches
  • Average Yearly Snowfall - 6.0 Inches (many years have only a trace of snowfall)

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