Lewiston Woodville, North Carolina

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Lewiston Woodville, North Carolina
Town
Location of Lewiston Woodville, North Carolina
Location of Lewiston Woodville, North Carolina
Coordinates: 36°7′8″N 77°10′56″W / 36.11889°N 77.18222°W / 36.11889; -77.18222Coordinates: 36°7′8″N 77°10′56″W / 36.11889°N 77.18222°W / 36.11889; -77.18222
Country United States
State North Carolina
County Bertie
Area
 • Total 1.97 sq mi (5.10 km2)
 • Land 1.96 sq mi (5.07 km2)
 • Water 0.01 sq mi (0.03 km2)
Elevation 72 ft (22 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 549
 • Density 281/sq mi (108.4/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 27849
Area code(s) 252
FIPS code 37-38030[1]
GNIS feature ID 0988405[2]

Lewiston Woodville is a town in Bertie County, North Carolina, United States. The population was 549 at the 2010 census.[3] It is the location of Perdue Farms, one of the largest chicken-producing companies in North Carolina.

History[edit]

Lewiston was named for an early settler.[4] Lewiston and Woodville were formerly separate towns.[5]

The St. Frances Methodist Church, Woodville Historic District, and William H. Lee House are listed on the National Register of Historic Places.[6][7]

Geography[edit]

Lewiston Woodville is located at 36°7′8″N 77°10′56″W / 36.11889°N 77.18222°W / 36.11889; -77.18222 (36.118944, -77.182245).[8]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 2.0 square miles (5.1 km2), of which 0.012 square miles (0.03 km2), or 0.65%, is water.[3]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1890 373
1900 163 −56.3%
1910 262 60.7%
1920 244 −6.9%
1930 412 68.9%
1940 304 −26.2%
1950 339 11.5%
1960 360 6.2%
1970 327 −9.2%
1990 788
2000 613 −22.2%
2010 549 −10.4%
Est. 2015 508 [9] −7.5%
U.S. Decennial Census[10]

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 613 people, 239 households, and 152 families residing in the town. The population density was 310.7 people per square mile (120.1/km²). There were 283 housing units at an average density of 143.5 per square mile (55.5/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 32.46% White, 66.72% African American, 0.16% Native American, 0.16% Asian, 0.16% from other races, and 0.33% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.14% of the population.

There were 239 households out of which 31.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 39.3% were married couples living together, 21.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 36.0% were non-families. 31.8% 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 2.56 and the average family size was 3.27.

In the town, the population was spread out with 30.0% under the age of 18, 8.3% from 18 to 24, 24.5% from 25 to 44, 23.5% from 45 to 64, and 13.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females there were 82.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 77.3 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $20,875, and the median income for a family was $26,389. Males had a median income of $26,354 versus $17,292 for females. The per capita income for the town was $12,911. About 28.2% of families and 31.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including 48.2% of those under age 18 and 17.7% of those age 65 or over.

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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. ^ a b "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): Lewiston Woodville town, North Carolina". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved February 6, 2014. 
  4. ^ Gannett, Henry (1905). The Origin of Certain Place Names in the United States. U.S. Government Printing Office. p. 186. 
  5. ^ Rodgers, Anne Brown (June 2008). Progress Report on Alzheimer's Disease: 2005-2006. DIANE Publishing. p. 1. ISBN 978-1-4289-8784-5. 
  6. ^ National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  7. ^ "National Register of Historic Places Listings". Weekly List of Actions Taken on Properties: 4/16/12 through 4/20/12. National Park Service. 2012-04-27. 
  8. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  9. ^ "Annual Estimates of the Resident Population for Incorporated Places: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2015". Archived from the original on June 2, 2016. Retrieved July 2, 2016. 
  10. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Archived from the original on May 12, 2015. Retrieved June 4, 2015.