River Bend, North Carolina

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River Bend, North Carolina
Town
Location of River Bend, North Carolina
Location of River Bend, North Carolina
Coordinates: 35°4′28″N 77°8′55″W / 35.07444°N 77.14861°W / 35.07444; -77.14861Coordinates: 35°4′28″N 77°8′55″W / 35.07444°N 77.14861°W / 35.07444; -77.14861
Country United States
State North Carolina
County Craven
Area
 • Total 2.7 sq mi (7.1 km2)
 • Land 2.5 sq mi (6.6 km2)
 • Water 0.2 sq mi (0.5 km2)
Elevation 13 ft (4 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 3,119
 • Density 1,147.1/sq mi (442.9/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
FIPS code 37-56710[1]
GNIS feature ID 1017440[2]
Website www.ci.river-bend.nc.us

River Bend is a town in Craven County, North Carolina, United States. The population was 3,119 as of the 2010 Census.[3] It is part of the New Bern, North Carolina Micropolitan Statistical Area.

Geography[edit]

River Bend is located at 35°4′28″N 77°8′55″W / 35.07444°N 77.14861°W / 35.07444; -77.14861 (35.074324, -77.148519).[4]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 2.8 square miles (7.3 km2), of which, 2.5 square miles (6.5 km2) of it is land and 0.2 square miles (0.52 km2) of it (7.27%) is water.

Demographics[edit]

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 2,923 people, 1,343 households, and 988 families residing in the town. The population density was 1,147.1 people per square mile (442.6/km²). There were 1,477 housing units at an average density of 579.6 per square mile (223.6/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 93.29% White, 5.71% African American, 0.10% Native American, 0.38% Asian, 0.07% Pacific Islander, 0.03% from other races, and 0.41% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.03% of the population.

There were 1,343 households out of which 15.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 68.3% were married couples living together, 4.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 26.4% were non-families. 23.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 12.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.08 and the average family size was 2.40.

In the town the population was spread out with 14.0% under the age of 18, 3.6% from 18 to 24, 18.4% from 25 to 44, 27.1% from 45 to 64, and 36.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 57 years. For every 100 females there were 92.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 89.8 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $49,851, and the median income for a family was $54,316. Males had a median income of $44,602 versus $37,500 for females. The per capita income for the town was $27,990. About 0.4% of families and 2.3% of the population were below the poverty line, including 4.0% of those under age 18 and 1.0% 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. ^ "River Bend, North Carolina (NC 28562)". City-data.com. Retrieved 2013-12-31. 
  4. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 

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