Tobaccoville, North Carolina

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Tobaccoville, North Carolina
Village
Doral Drive in Tobaccoville
Doral Drive in Tobaccoville
Location of Tobaccoville, North Carolina
Location of Tobaccoville, North Carolina
Coordinates: 36°13′50″N 80°21′48″W / 36.23056°N 80.36333°W / 36.23056; -80.36333Coordinates: 36°13′50″N 80°21′48″W / 36.23056°N 80.36333°W / 36.23056; -80.36333
Country United States
State North Carolina
Counties Forsyth, Stokes
Area
 • Total 7.1 sq mi (18.4 km2)
 • Land 7.1 sq mi (18.4 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 1,033 ft (315 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 2,441
 • Density 343.8/sq mi (132.6/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 27050
Area code(s) 336
FIPS code 37-67720[1]
GNIS feature ID 1027472[2]

Tobaccoville is a village in Forsyth and Stokes counties in the U.S. state of North Carolina. The population was 2,441 at the 2010 census. While a Tobaccoville post office was established in 1887, the village was not incorporated until 1991 (as a defense against forced annexation of the area by the nearby city of King).

Geography[edit]

Tobaccoville is located at 36°13′50″N 80°21′48″W / 36.23056°N 80.36333°W / 36.23056; -80.36333 (36.230502, -80.363261).[3]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 7.1 square miles (18.4 km²), of which, 7.1 square miles (18.4 km²) of it is land and 0.14% is water.

Demographics[edit]

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 2,209 people, 889 households, and 661 families residing in the village. The population density was 311.6 people per square mile (120.3/km²). There were 944 housing units at an average density of 133.1 per square mile (51.4/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 95.07% White, 4.16% African American, 0.18% Asian, 0.14% from other races, and 0.45% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.77% of the population.

There were 889 households out of which 32.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 65.0% were married couples living together, 7.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 25.6% were non-families. 21.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 8.0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.48 and the average family size was 2.89.

In the village the population was spread out with 24.0% under the age of 18, 6.5% from 18 to 24, 31.6% from 25 to 44, 27.3% from 45 to 64, and 10.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 39 years. For every 100 females there were 97.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 93.9 males.

The median income for a household in the village was $48,233, and the median income for a family was $56,034. Males had a median income of $34,554 versus $27,288 for females. The per capita income for the village was $21,620. About 3.4% of families and 5.2% of the population were below the poverty line, including 5.7% of those under age 18 and 9.2% of those age 65 or over.

Education[edit]

Tobaccoville is served by the Winston-Salem/Forsyth County School System. Old Richmond Elementary, rebuilt in 1978, is the current elementary school that serves students in grades K-5. Northwest Middle School serves the 6-8 grades while North Forsyth High School primarily serves students in grades 9-12. Tobaccoville has a very strong alumni base from North Forsyth. Newly constructed Ronald Reagan High School in Pfafftown also serves many students who live in Tobaccoville. Other schools that serve the citizens of Tobaccoville are Vienna Elementary, Rural Hall Elementary, East Bend Elementary, Forbush High School, West Stokes High School, South Stokes High School, Woodland Christian School, Old Town Elementary School, King Elementary, and Forsyth Country Day School in Lewisville.

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. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 

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