Stonewall, North Carolina

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Stonewall, North Carolina
Location of Stonewall, North Carolina
Location of Stonewall, North Carolina
Coordinates: 35°8′15″N 76°44′51″W / 35.13750°N 76.74750°W / 35.13750; -76.74750Coordinates: 35°8′15″N 76°44′51″W / 35.13750°N 76.74750°W / 35.13750; -76.74750
Country United States
State North Carolina
County Pamlico
 • Total 2.0 sq mi (5.3 km2)
 • Land 1.7 sq mi (4.4 km2)
 • Water 0.4 sq mi (0.9 km2)
Elevation 10 ft (3 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 281
 • Density 169.5/sq mi (65.4/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 28583
Area code(s) 252
FIPS code 37-65120[1]
GNIS feature ID 1022801[2]

Stonewall is a town in Pamlico County, North Carolina, United States. The population was 281 at the 2010 census. It is part of the New Bern, North Carolina Micropolitan Statistical Area.


Stonewall is located at 35°8′15″N 76°44′51″W / 35.13750°N 76.74750°W / 35.13750; -76.74750 (35.137414, -76.747516).[3]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 2.0 square miles (5.2 km2), of which, 1.7 square miles (4.4 km2) of it is land and 0.4 square miles (1.0 km2) of it (17.65%) is water.


As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 285 people, 118 households, and 80 families residing in the town. The population density was 169.5 people per square mile (65.5/km²). There were 133 housing units at an average density of 79.1 per square mile (30.6/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 74.39% White, 22.11% African American, 0.70% Asian, 0.70% from other races, and 2.11% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.05% of the population.

There were 118 households out of which 28.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 50.8% were married couples living together, 12.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 31.4% were non-families. 27.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 8.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.42 and the average family size was 2.96.

In the town the population was spread out with 24.2% under the age of 18, 6.7% from 18 to 24, 25.6% from 25 to 44, 31.2% from 45 to 64, and 12.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females there were 97.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 101.9 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $30,000, and the median income for a family was $45,000. Males had a median income of $28,625 versus $17,143 for females. The per capita income for the town was $16,425. About 4.2% of families and 5.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including 3.6% of those under the age of eighteen and 8.3% of those sixty five or over.


Pamlico Ink: The Newspaper of the Pamlico Sound


  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.