Wilson's Mills, North Carolina

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Wilson's Mills, North Carolina
Town
Official seal of Wilson's Mills, North Carolina
Seal
Location of Wilsons Mills, North Carolina
Location of Wilsons Mills, North Carolina
Coordinates: 35°34′40″N 78°21′21″W / 35.57778°N 78.35583°W / 35.57778; -78.35583Coordinates: 35°34′40″N 78°21′21″W / 35.57778°N 78.35583°W / 35.57778; -78.35583
Country United States
State North Carolina
County Johnston
Area
 • Total 3.7 sq mi (9.5 km2)
 • Land 3.7 sq mi (9.5 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 230 ft (70 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 2,277
 • Density 352.9/sq mi (136.3/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 27593
Area code(s) 919
FIPS code 37-74580[1]
GNIS feature ID 0997462[2]
Website http://www.wilsonsmillsnc.org/

Wilson's Mills is a town in Johnston County, North Carolina, United States. In 2010, the population was 2,277.[3]

Geography[edit]

Wilson's Mills is located at 35°34′40″N 78°21′21″W / 35.57778°N 78.35583°W / 35.57778; -78.35583 (35.577671, -78.355791).[4]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 3.7 square miles (9.6 km2), of which 3.7 square miles (9.6 km2) is land and 0.27% is water.

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1930 350
2000 1,291
2010 2,277 76.4%
Est. 2015 2,485 [5] 9.1%
U.S. Decennial Census[6]

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 1,291 people, 465 households, and 357 families residing in the town. The population density was 352.9 people per square mile (136.2/km²). There were 505 housing units at an average density of 138.0 per square mile (53.3/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 73.04% White, 23.93% African American, 0.54% Native American, 2.32% from other races, and 0.15% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 4.88% of the population.

There were 465 households, of which 41.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 60.2% were married couples living together, 12.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 23.2% were non-families. 19.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 7.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.78 and the average family size was 3.19.

In the town the population was spread out with 30.1% under the age of 18, 6.9% from 18 to 24, 35.8% from 25 to 44, 20.6% from 45 to 64, and 6.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 32 years. For every 100 females there were 99.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 94.4 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $44,650, and the median income for a family was $49,219. Males had a median income of $33,150 versus $25,188 for females. The per capita income for the town was $17,157. About 9.4% of families and 9.8% of the population were below the poverty line, including 14.0% of those under age 18 and 9.1% of those age 65 or over.

Law and Government[edit]

Wilson's Mills operates under a council-manager government. The town council consists of the mayor and five council members. All council members are elected at-large. [7]

Education[edit]

  • Wilson's Mills Elementary School[8]

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. ^ Wilson's Mills, North Carolina
  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. Retrieved June 4, 2015. 
  7. ^ http://www.wilsonsmillsnc.org/index.asp?SEC=F521C61A-844C-42E1-9B13-A2512D7253B7&Type=B_DIR
  8. ^ Wilson's Mills Elementary School

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