Bayboro, North Carolina

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Bayboro, North Carolina
Town
Motto: "A Southern Hospitality Village"
Location of Bayboro, North Carolina
Location of Bayboro, North Carolina
Coordinates: 35°8′39″N 76°46′15″W / 35.14417°N 76.77083°W / 35.14417; -76.77083Coordinates: 35°8′39″N 76°46′15″W / 35.14417°N 76.77083°W / 35.14417; -76.77083
Country United States
State North Carolina
County Pamlico
Area
 • Total 1.5 sq mi (3.9 km2)
 • Land 1.5 sq mi (3.8 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 7 ft (2 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 1,263
 • Density 502.6/sq mi (194.1/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 28515
Area code(s) 252
FIPS code 37-03960[1]
GNIS feature ID 1024752[2]

Bayboro is a town in Pamlico County, North Carolina, United States. The population was 1,263 at the 2010 census. It is the county seat of Pamlico County.[3]

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

Bayboro received the most amount of rain of any American town during Hurricane Irene in 2011, at 15.74 inches.

Geography[edit]

Bayboro is located at 35°8′39″N 76°46′15″W / 35.14417°N 76.77083°W / 35.14417; -76.77083 (35.144229, -76.770751).[4]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 1.5 square miles (3.9 km2), of which, 1.5 square miles (3.9 km2) of it is land and 0.04 square miles (0.10 km2) of it (1.34%) is water.

Demographics[edit]

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 741 people, 301 households, and 198 families residing in the town. The population density was 502.6 people per square mile (194.6/km²). There were 340 housing units at an average density of 230.6 per square mile (89.3/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 46.69% White, 51.15% African American, 0.40% Native American, 0.40% Asian, 0.94% from other races, and 0.40% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.48% of the population.

There were 301 households out of which 24.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 38.5% were married couples living together, 24.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 33.9% were non-families. 31.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 14.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.36 and the average family size was 2.97.

In the town the population was spread out with 25.0% under the age of 18, 6.9% from 18 to 24, 25.9% from 25 to 44, 23.2% from 45 to 64, and 19.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 41 years. For every 100 females there were 95.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 87.8 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $26,563, and the median income for a family was $35,769. Males had a median income of $23,750 versus $19,196 for females. The per capita income for the town was $13,709. About 22.3% of families and 28.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including 48.3% of those under age 18 and 17.9% of those age 65 or over.

Media[edit]

Pamlico Ink: The Newspaper of the Pamlico Sound

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  3. ^ "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Retrieved 2011-06-07. 
  4. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.