Pink Hill, North Carolina

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Pink Hill, North Carolina
Town
Coordinates: 35°3′24″N 77°44′40″W / 35.05667°N 77.74444°W / 35.05667; -77.74444Coordinates: 35°3′24″N 77°44′40″W / 35.05667°N 77.74444°W / 35.05667; -77.74444
Country United States
State North Carolina
County Lenoir
Government
 • Mayor Carol Sykes
Area
 • Total 0.5 sq mi (1.2 km2)
 • Land 0.5 sq mi (1.2 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 135 ft (41 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 552
 • Density 1,112.5/sq mi (429.6/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
FIPS code 37-52400[1]
GNIS feature ID 1021977[2]

Pink Hill is a town in Lenoir County, North Carolina, United States. The population was estimated to be 552 in 2010.[1] The town was incorporated in 1915.

History[edit]

The Eagle Nest and Hebron Presbyterian Church are listed on the National Register of Historic Places.[3]

Geography[edit]

Pink Hill is located at 35°3′24″N 77°44′40″W / 35.05667°N 77.74444°W / 35.05667; -77.74444 (35.056576, -77.744537).[4]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 0.5 square miles (1.3 km2), all of it land.

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1910 58
1920 166 186.2%
1930 188 13.3%
1940 307 63.3%
1950 386 25.7%
1960 457 18.4%
1970 522 14.2%
1980 644 23.4%
1990 547 −15.1%
2000 521 −4.8%
2010 552 6.0%
Est. 2015 540 [5] −2.2%
U.S. Decennial Census[6]

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 520 people, 206 households, and 142 families residing in the town. The population density was 1,112.5 people per square mile (428.0/km²). There were 233 housing units at an average density of 497.5 per square mile (191.4/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 62.96% White, 25.91% African American, 13.63% Hispanic or Latino, 0.19% Asian, 0.77% Pacific Islander, 9.98% from other races, and 0.19% from two or more races.

There were 206 households out of which 33.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 46.1% were married couples living together, 18.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 30.6% were non-families. 26.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 13.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.53 and the average family size was 2.98.

In the town, the population was spread out with 28.4% under the age of 18, 8.1% from 18 to 24, 27.1% from 25 to 44, 20.2% from 45 to 64, and 16.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 35 years. For every 100 females there were 93.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 85.6 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $32,656, and the median income for a family was $39,583. Males had a median income of $25,536 versus $16,250 for females. The per capita income for the town was $19,730. About 16.3% of families and 20.2% of the population were below the poverty line, including 18.3% of those under age 18 and 7.7% of those age 65 or over.

Education[edit]

  • Pink Hill Elementary School

Cultural resources[edit]

The Wilbur A. Tyndall Tractor Museum has a collection of John Deere, Massey, and other tractors from various years. There is also farm memorabilia from the area.

References[edit]

  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. ^ National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  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 11, 2015. Retrieved June 4, 2015.