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Pamlico County, North Carolina
Map of North Carolina highlighting Pamlico County
Location in the state of North Carolina
Map of the U.S. highlighting North Carolina
North Carolina's location in the U.S.
Seat Bayboro
Area
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

566 sq mi (1,466 km²)

229 sq mi (593 km²), 40.49%
Population
 - (2000)
 - Density

12,934
39/sq mi (15/km²)
Founded 1872
Website www.co.pamlico.nc.us

Pamlico County is a county located in the U.S. state of North Carolina. As of 2006, the population is 13,097 . Its county seat is Bayboro[1].

Pamlico County is part of the New Bern, North Carolina, Micropolitan Statistical Area.

Contents

History

The county was formed in 1872 from parts of Beaufort County and Craven County. It was named for Pamlico Sound, which adjoins it. Pamlico County remains rural in character and flavor, although the last decade has brought a good deal of residential development, largely the result of northern retirees and investors attracted to the many miles of waterfront property. The county is anchored on the east by the village of Oriental, a popular waystation for boaters traveling the Intra-Coastal Waterway, and New Bern (just across the border in Craven County) to the west. New Bern is "the primary trade area" for Pamlico County.

Law and government

Pamlico County is a member of the regional Eastern Carolina Council of Governments.

Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 566 square miles (1,467 km²), of which, 337 square miles (873 km²) of it is land and 229 square miles (594 km²) of it (40.49%) is water.

Townships

The county is divided into five townships, which are numbered but not named.

Adjacent counties

Demographics

As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 12,934 people, 5,178 households, and 3,717 families residing in the county. The population density was 38 people per square mile (15/km²). There were 6,781 housing units at an average density of 20 per square mile (8/km²). The racial makeup of the county was 73.17% White, 24.57% Black or African American, 0.53% Native American, 0.38% Asian, 0.02% Pacific Islander, 0.59% from other races, and 0.74% from two or more races. 1.32% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 5,178 households out of which 25.20% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 56.60% were married couples living together, 11.50% had a female householder with no husband present, and 28.20% were non-families. 25.00% of all households were made up of individuals and 12.10% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.38 and the average family size was 2.81.

In the county the population was spread out with 21.10% under the age of 18, 6.40% from 18 to 24, 25.80% from 25 to 44, 28.00% from 45 to 64, and 18.80% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 43 years. For every 100 females there were 101.40 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 99.80 males.

The median income for a household in the county was $34,084, and the median income for a family was $41,659. Males had a median income of $31,806 versus $21,344 for females. The per capita income for the county was $18,005. About 11.80% of families and 15.30% of the population were below the poverty line, including 24.20% of those under age 18 and 13.40% of those age 65 or over.

Cities and towns

Map of Pamlico County, North Carolina With Municipal and Township Labels

References

External links

Coordinates: 35°09′N 76°40′W / 35.15°N 76.67°W / 35.15; -76.67


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Pamlico County, North Carolina
File:Pamlico County nc seal.gif
Map
File:Map of North Carolina highlighting Pamlico County.png
Location in the state of North Carolina
Map of the USA highlighting North Carolina
North Carolina's location in the USA
Statistics
Founded 1872
Seat Bayboro
Area
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

 sq mikm²)
 sq mi ( km²)
 sq mi ( km²), 40.49%
wikipedia:Population
 - (2000)
 - Density

12934
Website: www.co.pamlico.nc.us

Pamlico County is a county located in the U.S. state of North Carolina. As of 2000, the population is 12,934. Its county seat is Bayboro6.

Contents

History

The county was formed in 1872 from parts of Beaufort County and Craven County. It was named for Pamlico Sound, which adjoins it.

Law and government

Pamlico County is a member of the regional Eastern Carolina Council of Governments.

Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,467 km² (566 sq mi). 873 km² (337 sq mi) of it is land and 594 km² (229 sq mi) of it (40.49%) is water.

Townships

The county is divided into five townships, which are numbered but not named.

Adjacent Counties

Demographics

As of the census2 of 2000, there were 12,934 people, 5,178 households, and 3,717 families residing in the county. The population density was 15/km² (38/sq mi). There were 6,781 housing units at an average density of 8/km² (20/sq mi). The racial makeup of the county was 73.17% White, 24.57% Black or African American, 0.53% Native American, 0.38% Asian, 0.02% Pacific Islander, 0.59% from other races, and 0.74% from two or more races. 1.32% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 5,178 households out of which 25.20% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 56.60% were married couples living together, 11.50% had a female householder with no husband present, and 28.20% were non-families. 25.00% of all households were made up of individuals and 12.10% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.38 and the average family size was 2.81.

In the county the population was spread out with 21.10% under the age of 18, 6.40% from 18 to 24, 25.80% from 25 to 44, 28.00% from 45 to 64, and 18.80% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 43 years. For every 100 females there were 101.40 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 99.80 males.

The median income for a household in the county was $34,084, and the median income for a family was $41,659. Males had a median income of $31,806 versus $21,344 for females. The per capita income for the county was $18,005. About 11.80% of families and 15.30% of the population were below the poverty line, including 24.20% of those under age 18 and 13.40% of those age 65 or over.

Cities and towns

Map of Pamlico County, North Carolina With Municipal and Township Labels

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External links

Coordinates: 35°09′N 76°40′W / 35.15, -76.67

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