Falkland, North Carolina

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Falkland, North Carolina
Town
Nickname(s): the land of drama
Motto: leave or not either way the drama follows
Location of Falkland, North Carolina
Location of Falkland, North Carolina
Coordinates: 35°41′44″N 77°30′48″W / 35.69556°N 77.51333°W / 35.69556; -77.51333Coordinates: 35°41′44″N 77°30′48″W / 35.69556°N 77.51333°W / 35.69556; -77.51333
Country United States
State North Carolina
County Pitt
Area
 • Total 0.2 sq mi (0.6 km2)
 • Land 0.2 sq mi (0.6 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 75 ft (23 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 96
 • Density 480/sq mi (160/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 27827
Area code(s) 252
FIPS code 37-22640[1]
GNIS feature ID 1020208[2]

Falkland is a town in Pitt County, North Carolina, United States. The population was 96 at the 2010 Census. The town is a part of the Greenville Metropolitan Area located in North Carolina's Inner Banks region.

Geography[edit]

Falkland is located at 35°41′44″N 77°30′48″W / 35.69556°N 77.51333°W / 35.69556; -77.51333 (35.695585, -77.513296).[3]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 0.2 square miles (0.52 km2), all of it land.

Demographics[edit]

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 112 people, 39 households, and 26 families residing in the town. The population density was 453.7 people per square mile (173.0/km²). There were 42 housing units at an average density of 170.2 per square mile (64.9/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 68.75% White, 30.36% African American, 0.89% from other races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 9.82% of the population.

There were 39 households out of which 20.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 35.9% were married couples living together, 20.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 30.8% were non-families. 25.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 15.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.87 and the average family size was 3.37.

In the town the population was spread out with 22.3% under the age of 18, 8.0% from 18 to 24, 37.5% from 25 to 44, 17.0% from 45 to 64, and 15.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 35 years. For every 100 females there were 77.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 81.3 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $31,250, and the median income for a family was $43,750. Males had a median income of $30,000 versus $14,107 for females. The per capita income for the town was $11,997. There were 5.0% of families and 19.8% of the population living below the poverty line, including 21.4% of under eighteens and 35.7% of those over 64.

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. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.