Winterville, North Carolina

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Winterville, North Carolina
Nickname(s): Dub-V; WV; Pinebelt Boomtown
Motto: "A slice of the good life!"
Location of Winterville, North Carolina
Location of Winterville, North Carolina
Coordinates: 35°31′48″N 77°24′0″W / 35.53000°N 77.40000°W / 35.53000; -77.40000Coordinates: 35°31′48″N 77°24′0″W / 35.53000°N 77.40000°W / 35.53000; -77.40000
Country United States
State North Carolina
County Pitt
 • Mayor Douglas A. Jackson
 • Total 2.5 sq mi (6.4 km2)
 • Land 2.5 sq mi (6.4 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 69 ft (21 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 8,586
 • Density 1,954.1/sq mi (754.5/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 28590
Area code(s) 252
FIPS code 37-75060[1]
GNIS feature ID 0997503[2]

Winterville is a town in Pitt County, North Carolina. The population is 9,269 as of the 2010 census.[3] The town is a part of the Greenville Metropolitan Area.


The Cox-Ange House and Renston Rural Historic District are listed on the National Register of Historic Places.[4]


Winterville is located at 35°31′48″N 77°24′0″W / 35.53000°N 77.40000°W / 35.53000; -77.40000 (35.529934, -77.400021).[5]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 2.5 square miles (6.5 km2), all of it land.


Historical populations

1970 1,437
1980 2,052
1990 2,816
2000 4,791
2010 9,269

As of 2010, there were 10,791 people, 1,848 households, and 1,371 families residing in the town. The population density was 1,954.1 people per square mile (755.0/km²). There were 1,937 housing units at an average density of 790.0 per square mile (305.3/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 59.24% White, 38.36% African American, 0.35% Native American, 0.81% Asian, 0.10% Pacific Islander, 0.40% from other races, and 0.73% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.02% of the population.

There were 1,848 households out of which 38.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 53.6% were married couples living together, 17.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 25.8% were non-families. 22.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 7.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.57 and the average family size was 3.01.

In the town the population was spread out with 28.0% under the age of 18, 7.9% from 18 to 24, 34.3% from 25 to 44, 19.7% from 45 to 64, and 10.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 33 years. For every 100 females there were 84.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 79.6 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $37,230, and the median income for a family was $47,167. Males had a median income of $36,004 versus $30,000 for females. The per capita income for the town was $19,810. About 10.3% of families and 11.6% of the population were below the poverty line, including 16.4% of those under age 18 and 12.4% of those age 65 or over.


Parks and Recreation[edit]

Winterville Parks and Recreation has 4 baseball fields, an amphitheater for concerts and Movie in the Park events it also features a mile long trail around the park. Winterville Baseball is part of The Cal Ripken League and has succeeded in All-Star tournaments over the last decade.


In recent years, the town of Winterville has experienced major growth both residentially and commercially. Since the 1990s, subdivisions such as Winterville Crossing, Cedar Ridge, Irish Creek and many others surrounding the area have sprouted.

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