Colerain, North Carolina
|Colerain, North Carolina|
Location of Colerain, North Carolina
|• Total||0.3 sq mi (0.7 km2)|
|• Land||0.3 sq mi (0.7 km2)|
|• Water||0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)|
|Elevation||59 ft (18 m)|
|• Density||776/sq mi (299.6/km2)|
|Time zone||Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)|
|• Summer (DST)||EDT (UTC-4)|
|GNIS feature ID||1019733|
Name and history
On April 16, 2011, the town was hit by an EF-3 tornado that killed 12 people and caused extensive damage.
Colerain is located at (36.201138, -76.768050).
As of the census of 2000, there were 221 people, 103 households, and 66 families residing in the town. The population density was 821.1 people per square mile (316.0/km²). There were 121 housing units at an average density of 449.5 per square mile (173.0/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 93.21% White, 2.71% African American and 4.07% Native American. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 4.07% of the population.
There were 103 households out of which 19.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 61.2% were married couples living together, 1.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 35.9% were non-families. 32.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 18.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.15 and the average family size was 2.70.
In the town the population was spread out with 16.7% under the age of 18, 5.0% from 18 to 24, 24.4% from 25 to 44, 29.4% from 45 to 64, and 24.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 47 years. For every 100 females there were 85.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 91.7 males.
The median income for a household in the town was $33,281, and the median income for a family was $38,750. Males had a median income of $39,028 versus $21,786 for females. The per capita income for the town was $24,573. About 1.4% of families and 4.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including none of those under the age of eighteen and 12.0% of those sixty five or over.
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