Five Points, North Carolina

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Five Points, North Carolina
Location of Five Points, North Carolina
Location of Five Points, North Carolina
Coordinates: 35°0′49″N 79°21′31″W / 35.01361°N 79.35861°W / 35.01361; -79.35861Coordinates: 35°0′49″N 79°21′31″W / 35.01361°N 79.35861°W / 35.01361; -79.35861
CountryUnited States
StateNorth Carolina
CountyHoke
Area
 • Total8.3 sq mi (21.4 km2)
 • Land8.3 sq mi (21.4 km2)
 • Water0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation
364 ft (111 m)
Population
 • Total689
 • Density83/sq mi (32.1/km2)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
FIPS code37-23520[1]
GNIS feature ID0985134[2]

Five Points is a census-designated place (CDP) in Hoke County, North Carolina, United States. The population was 689 at the 2010 census.[3]

Geography[edit]

Five Points is located in western Hoke County at 35°0′49″N 79°21′31″W / 35.01361°N 79.35861°W / 35.01361; -79.35861 (35.013507, -79.358704).[4] The original "Five Points" is the intersection of Calloway Road, Montrose Road, and N. Horace Walters Road, 8 miles (13 km) northwest of Raeford, the Hoke county seat. The Five Points CDP extends east as far as North Carolina Highway 211 and west to Pendergrass Road and Mountain Creek.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 8.3 square miles (21.4 km2), all of it land. The community is drained by Mountain Creek, Little Creek, and Buffalo Creek, all southwest-flowing tributaries of Drowning Creek, the upstream name of the Lumber River.

Demographics[edit]

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 306 people, 113 households, and 91 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 57.2 people per square mile (22.1/km²). There were 125 housing units at an average density of 23.4/sq mi (9.0/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 59.15% White, 34.97% African American, 5.56% Native American, 0.33% from other races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.27% of the population.

There were 113 households out of which 38.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 50.4% were married couples living together, 21.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 18.6% were non-families. 15.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 5.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.71 and the average family size was 2.91.

In the CDP, the population was spread out with 27.5% under the age of 18, 12.7% from 18 to 24, 29.1% from 25 to 44, 20.6% from 45 to 64, and 10.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 32 years. For every 100 females, there were 104.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 93.0 males.

The median income for a household in the CDP was $51,313, and the median income for a family was $45,729. Males had a median income of $14,796 versus $18,958 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $14,872. About 7.0% of families and 9.9% of the population were below the poverty line, including 19.0% of those under the age of 18 and none of those 65 or over.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on September 11, 2013. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  2. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  3. ^ "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Census Summary File 1 (G001): Five Points CDP, North Carolina". American Factfinder. U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved December 21, 2017.
  4. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.