Winterville, North Carolina

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Winterville, North Carolina
Commercial buildings along Railroad Street
Commercial buildings along Railroad Street
Dub-V; WV; Pinebelt Boomtown
"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
CountryUnited States
StateNorth Carolina
 • MayorRicky Hines
 • Total4.93 sq mi (12.78 km2)
 • Land4.93 sq mi (12.77 km2)
 • Water0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation69 ft (21 m)
 • Total10,462
 • Density2,121.25/sq mi (819.01/km2)
Time zoneUTC−5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC−4 (EDT)
ZIP code
Area code252
FIPS code37-75060[3]
GNIS feature ID0997503[2]

Winterville is a town in Pitt County, North Carolina, United States. The population was 10,591 as of the 2020 census.[4] 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.[5]


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).[6]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 4.6 square miles (12 km2), all land.[4]


Historical population
U.S. Decennial Census[7]

2020 census[edit]

Winterville racial composition[4]
Race Number Percentage
White (non-Hispanic) 6,314 60.6%
Black or African American (non-Hispanic) 3,428 32.9
Native American 0 0.0%
Asian 146 1.4%
Pacific Islander 0 0.00%
2 or More Races 365 3.5%
Hispanic or Latino 375 3.6%

As of the 2020 United States census, there were 10,419 people, 4,143 households, and 2,759 families residing in the town.

2010 census[edit]

As of 2010, there were 9269 people, 1,848 households, and 1,371 families living 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.

Of the 1,848 households 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 households were one person and 7.6% were one person aged 65 or older. The average household size was 2.57 and the average family size was 3.01.

The age distribution was 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% 65 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 household income was $37,230 and the median family income 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 four 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.

Notable people[edit]


  1. ^ "ArcGIS REST Services Directory". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved September 20, 2022.
  2. ^ a b U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Winterville, North Carolina
  3. ^ "U.S. Census website". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  4. ^ a b c "U.S. Census Bureau QuickFacts: Winterville town, North Carolina". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 7 June 2022.
  5. ^ "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. July 9, 2010.
  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". Retrieved June 4, 2016.

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