Askewville, North Carolina

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Askewville, North Carolina
Town
Location of Askewville, North Carolina
Location of Askewville, North Carolina
Coordinates: 36°6′47″N 76°56′26″W / 36.11306°N 76.94056°W / 36.11306; -76.94056Coordinates: 36°6′47″N 76°56′26″W / 36.11306°N 76.94056°W / 36.11306; -76.94056
Country United States
State North Carolina
County Bertie
Area
 • Total 0.5 sq mi (1.3 km2)
 • Land 0.5 sq mi (1.3 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 62 ft (19 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 241
 • Density 493/sq mi (190.3/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
FIPS code 37-02320[1]
GNIS feature ID 1025102[2]

Askewville is a town in Bertie County in North Carolina. The population was 241 at the 2010 census.[3]

Geography[edit]

Askewville is located at 36°6′47″N 76°56′26″W / 36.11306°N 76.94056°W / 36.11306; -76.94056 (36.113038, -76.940424).[4]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 0.50 square miles (1.3 km2), all of it land.[3]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1960 195
1970 247 26.7%
1980 227 −8.1%
1990 201 −11.5%
2000 180 −10.4%
2010 241 33.9%
Est. 2015 229 [5] −5.0%
U.S. Decennial Census[6]

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 180 people, 75 households, and 60 families residing in the town. The population density was 305.1 people per square mile (117.8/km²). There were 85 housing units at an average density of 144.1/sq mi (55.6/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 98.89% White and 1.11% Native American.

There were 75 households out of which 29.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 70.7% were married couples living together, 5.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 18.7% were non-families. 18.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 9.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.40 and the average family size was 2.72.

In the town, the population was spread out with 18.3% under the age of 18, 6.1% from 18 to 24, 28.9% from 25 to 44, 33.9% from 45 to 64, and 12.8% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 43 years. For every 100 females there were 85.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 86.1 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $38,333, and the median income for a family was $42,917. Males had a median income of $28,333 versus $24,583 for females. The per capita income for the town was $18,184. About 8.7% of families and 10.8% of the population were below the poverty line, including 3.3% of those under the age of eighteen and 34.0% of those sixty five or over.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2013-09-11. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  3. ^ a b "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): Askewville town, North Carolina". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved February 6, 2014. 
  4. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  5. ^ "Annual Estimates of the Resident Population for Incorporated Places: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2015". Retrieved July 2, 2016. 
  6. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Archived from the original on May 12, 2015. Retrieved June 4, 2015.