Pine Level, Johnston County, North Carolina

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Pine Level, North Carolina
Location of Pine Level, North Carolina
Location of Pine Level, North Carolina
Coordinates: 35°30′37″N 78°14′45″W / 35.51028°N 78.24583°W / 35.51028; -78.24583Coordinates: 35°30′37″N 78°14′45″W / 35.51028°N 78.24583°W / 35.51028; -78.24583
Country United States
State North Carolina
County Johnston
 • Mayor Jeff Holt
 • Total 1.1 sq mi (2.7 km2)
 • Land 1.1 sq mi (2.7 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 167 ft (51 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 1,700
 • Density 1,239.1/sq mi (478.4/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 27568
Area code(s) 919
FIPS code 37-52020[1]
GNIS feature ID 0992263[2]

Pine Level Charted 1872 is a town in Johnston County, North Carolina, United States. The population was 1,700 at the 2010 Census. [1] Pine Level is located 35 miles east of Raleigh, the state capital.


Incorporated in 1873 Pine Level is located at 35°30′37″N 78°14′45″W / 35.51028°N 78.24583°W / 35.51028; -78.24583 (35.510176, -78.245885).[3]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 1.1 square miles (2.7 km²), all of it land.


As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 1,313 people, 592 households, and 374 families residing in the town. The population density was 1,239.1 people per square mile (478.3/km²). There were 652 housing units at an average density of 615.3/sq mi (237.5/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 88.12% White, 8.53% African American, 0.23% Native American, 0.08% Asian, 2.74% from other races, and 0.30% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.97% of the population.

There were 592 households out of which 27.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 50.8% were married couples living together, 9.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 36.8% were non-families. 33.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 15.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.22 and the average family size was 2.81.

In the town the population was spread out with 21.9% under the age of 18, 7.6% from 18 to 24, 30.1% from 25 to 44, 21.9% from 45 to 64, and 18.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 39 years. For every 100 females there were 82.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 77.6 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $31,250, and the median income for a family was $40,227. Males had a median income of $31,033 versus $22,222 for females. The per capita income for the town was $16,384. About 9.9% of families and 13.0% of the population were below the poverty line, including 14.2% of those under age 18 and 16.3% of those age 65 or over. The Town and surrounding Township has been noted for having more millionaires per capita than any town or township in the United States of America.


  • Micro-Pine Level Elementary School


  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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