Pinebluff, North Carolina

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Pinebluff, North Carolina
Location in Moore County and the state of North Carolina.
Location in Moore County and the state of North Carolina.
Coordinates: 35°6′24″N 79°28′13″W / 35.10667°N 79.47028°W / 35.10667; -79.47028Coordinates: 35°6′24″N 79°28′13″W / 35.10667°N 79.47028°W / 35.10667; -79.47028
CountryUnited States
StateNorth Carolina
 • MayorRachel Carpenter Byrd[1]
 • Total2.4 sq mi (6.3 km2)
 • Land2.4 sq mi (6.2 km2)
 • Water0.0 sq mi (0.1 km2)
Elevation443 ft (135 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total1,337
 • Estimate (2016)[2]1,464
 • Density560/sq mi (210/km2)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code28373
Area code(s)910
FIPS code37-51840[3]
GNIS feature ID1021932[4]

Pinebluff is a town in Moore County, North Carolina, United States. The population was 1,337 at the 2010 census.


The Lincoln Park School and McLeod Family Rural Complex are listed on the National Register of Historic Places.[5]


Pinebluff is located at 35°6′24″N 79°28′13″W / 35.10667°N 79.47028°W / 35.10667; -79.47028 (35.106739, -79.470303).[6]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 2.4 square miles (6.2 km²), of which, 2.4 square miles (6.2 km²) of it is land and 0.04 square miles (0.1 km²) of it (1.24%) is water.

Pinebluff was once a regional resort area around the early 1900s, respected even greater than Pinehurst Resort at the time. After an uncontrollable fire, the town was permanently damaged, and is currently a small residential area.


Historical population
Census Pop.
Est. 20161,464[2]9.5%
U.S. Decennial Census[7]

As of the census[3] of 2000, there were 1,109 people, 449 households, and 315 families residing in the town. The population density was 464.5 people per square mile (179.2/km²). There were 481 housing units at an average density of 201.5 per square mile (77.7/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 89.54% White, 7.39% African American, 0.72% Native American, 0.54% Asian, 0.72% from other races, and 1.08% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.17% of the population.

There were 449 households out of which 33.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 56.6% were married couples living together, 11.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 29.8% were non-families. 25.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 7.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.47 and the average family size was 2.97.

In the town, the population was spread out with 25.2% under the age of 18, 6.4% from 18 to 24, 33.6% from 25 to 44, 24.8% from 45 to 64, and 10.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 35 years. For every 100 females, there were 90.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 90.4 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $40,536, and the median income for a family was $47,500. Males had a median income of $30,813 versus $24,167 for females. The per capita income for the town was $18,786. About 8.7% of families and 9.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including 14.9% of those under age 18 and 5.5% of those age 65 or over.


  1. ^ "Town of Pinebluff". Sandhills Sentinel.
  2. ^ a b "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved June 9, 2017.
  3. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  4. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  5. ^ National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service.
  6. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
  7. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Archived from the original on May 12, 2015. Retrieved June 4, 2015.

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