Stantonsburg, North Carolina

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Stantonsburg, North Carolina
Motto: "The best Little town in North Carolina"
Stantonsburg, North Carolina is located in North Carolina
Stantonsburg, North Carolina
Stantonsburg, North Carolina
Location within the state of North Carolina
Coordinates: 35°36′22″N 77°49′16″W / 35.60611°N 77.82111°W / 35.60611; -77.82111Coordinates: 35°36′22″N 77°49′16″W / 35.60611°N 77.82111°W / 35.60611; -77.82111
Country United States
State North Carolina
County Wilson
 • Total 0.5 sq mi (1.4 km2)
 • Land 0.5 sq mi (1.4 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 85 ft (26 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 784
 • Density 1,370.4/sq mi (529.1/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 27883
Area code(s) 252
FIPS code 37-64560[1]
GNIS feature ID 1022777[2]

Stantonsburg is a town in Wilson County, North Carolina, United States. It is named for James Stanton V. The population was 784 at the 2010 census.


Stantonsburg is located at 35°36′22″N 77°49′16″W / 35.606116°N 77.821177°W / 35.606116; -77.821177.[3]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 0.5 square miles (1.3 km2), all of it land.


As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 726 people, 305 households, and 207 families residing in the town. The population density was 1,370.4 people per square mile (528.9/km2). There were 334 housing units at an average density of 630.4 per square mile (243.3/km2). The racial makeup of the town was 55.65% White, 41.18% African American, 2.89% from other races, and 0.28% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.17% of the population.

There were 305 households out of which 25.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 47.5% were married couples living together, 14.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 32.1% were non-families. 28.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 15.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.38 and the average family size was 2.91.

In the town the population was spread out with 21.6% under the age of 18, 7.6% from 18 to 24, 27.1% from 25 to 44, 24.1% from 45 to 64, and 19.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 42 years. For every 100 females there were 97.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 85.9 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $31,167, and the median income for a family was $38,906. Males had a median income of $28,203 versus $21,806 for females. The per capita income for the town was $13,585. About 6.3% of families and 11.6% of the population were below the poverty line, including 15.9% of those under age 18 and 17.9% of those age 65 or over.


  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. 

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