Hoffman, North Carolina

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Hoffman, North Carolina
Town
Hoffman, North Carolina is located in North Carolina
Hoffman, North Carolina
Hoffman, North Carolina
Location within the state of North Carolina
Coordinates: 35°1′58″N 79°32′58″W / 35.03278°N 79.54944°W / 35.03278; -79.54944Coordinates: 35°1′58″N 79°32′58″W / 35.03278°N 79.54944°W / 35.03278; -79.54944
Country United States
State North Carolina
County Richmond
Area
 • Total 3.4 sq mi (8.9 km2)
 • Land 3.4 sq mi (8.9 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 459 ft (140 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 588
 • Density 181.6/sq mi (70.1/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 28347
Area code(s) 910
FIPS code 37-31920[1]
GNIS feature ID 1020787[2]

Hoffman is a town in Richmond County, North Carolina, United States. The population was 588 at the 2010 census. It was named for a family of settlers.[3]

Geography[edit]

Hoffman is located at 35°01′58″N 79°32′58″W / 35.032651°N 79.549448°W / 35.032651; -79.549448.[4]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 3.4 square miles (8.8 km2), all of it land.

Demographics[edit]

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 624 people, 219 households, and 167 families residing in the town. The population density was 181.6 people per square mile (70.0/km2). There were 238 housing units at an average density of 69.3 per square mile (26.7/km2). The racial makeup of the town was 41.19% White, 53.21% African American, 4.17% Native American, and 1.44% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.12% of the population.

There were 219 households out of which 41.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 47.0% were married couples living together, 21.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 23.7% were non-families. 18.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 7.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.82 and the average family size was 3.14.

In the town the population was spread out with 33.0% under the age of 18, 7.4% from 18 to 24, 32.9% from 25 to 44, 17.8% from 45 to 64, and 9.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 31 years. For every 100 females there were 101.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 94.4 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $32,279, and the median income for a family was $34,688. Males had a median income of $25,893 versus $16,838 for females. The per capita income for the town was $14,726. About 17.2% of families and 24.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including 34.3% of those under age 18 and 16.7% of those age 65 or over.

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. ^ Gannett, Henry (1905). The Origin of Certain Place Names in the United States. Govt. Print. Off. p. 158. 
  4. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.