Morven, North Carolina

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Morven, North Carolina
Town
Location of Morven, North Carolina
Location of Morven, North Carolina
Coordinates: 34°51′48″N 80°00′00″W / 34.86333°N 80.00000°W / 34.86333; -80.00000
Country United States
State North Carolina
County Anson
Area
 • Total 1.0 sq mi (2.7 km2)
 • Land 1.0 sq mi (2.7 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 364 ft (111 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 511
 • Density 498/sq mi (192.1/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 28119
Area code(s) 704
FIPS code 37-44560[1]
GNIS feature ID 1021540[2]

Morven is a town in Anson County, North Carolina, United States. The population was 511 at the 2010 census.[3] The town was named after a mountain in Scotland.

Geography[edit]

Morven is located at 34°51′48″N 80°00′00″W / 34.863351°N 79.999959°W / 34.863351; -79.999959Coordinates: 34°51′48″N 80°00′00″W / 34.863351°N 79.999959°W / 34.863351; -79.999959 (34.863351, -79.999959).[4]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 1.0 square mile (2.7 km2), all of it land.

Morven is located on US Highway 52.

Demographics[edit]

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 579 people, 207 households, and 148 families residing in the town. The population density was 534.1 people per square mile (207.0/km²). There were 249 housing units at an average density of 229.7 per square mile (89.0/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 22.45% White, 76.86% African American, 0.35% Native American, 0.35% from other races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.35% of the population.

There were 207 households out of which 37.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 35.7% were married couples living together, 30.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 28.5% were non-families. 25.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 13.0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.80 and the average family size was 3.37.

In the town the population was spread out with 34.0% under the age of 18, 9.2% from 18 to 24, 26.1% from 25 to 44, 18.0% from 45 to 64, and 12.8% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 30 years. For every 100 females there were 72.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 69.0 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $23,333, and the median income for a family was $30,000. Males had a median income of $27,000 versus $17,344 for females. The per capita income for the town was $9,923. About 24.2% of families and 24.9% of the population were below the poverty line, including 33.3% of those under age 18 and 17.1% 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. ^ "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): Morven town, North Carolina". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved July 3, 2013. 
  4. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.