Tarboro is located close to the center of North Carolina. Tarboro is part of Edgecombe County. Tarboro has 11.13 square miles of land area and 0.04 square miles of water area. As of 2010-2014, the total Tarboro population is 11,323, which has grown 1.66% since 2000. The population growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 21.13% and is much lower than the national average rate of 11.61%. Tarboro median household income is $34,267 in 2010-2014 and has has shrunk by 0.39% since 2000. The income growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 19.16% and is much lower than the national average rate of 27.36%. Tarboro median house value is $105,500 in 2010-2014 and has shrunk by -35.26% since 2000. The house value growth rate is lower than the state average rate of 41.83% and is lower than the national average rate of 46.91%. As a reference, the national Consumer Price Index (CPI) inflation rate for the same period is 26.63%. On average, the public school district that covers Tarboro is worse than the state average in quality. The Tarboro area code is 252.