Pollocksville, North Carolina

Pollocksville, North Carolina
—  Town  —
Location of Pollocksville, North Carolina
Coordinates: 35°0′23″N 77°13′19″W / 35.00639°N 77.22194°W / 35.00639; -77.22194Coordinates: 35°0′23″N 77°13′19″W / 35.00639°N 77.22194°W / 35.00639; -77.22194
Country United States
State North Carolina
County Jones
 – Total 0.3 sq mi (0.8 km2)
 – Land 0.3 sq mi (0.8 km2)
 – Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 16 ft (5 m)
Population (2008)
 – Total 256
 – Density 852.8/sq mi (329.3/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 – Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 28573
Area code(s) 252
FIPS code 37-53200[1]
GNIS feature ID 1014565[2]
Website Official website

Pollocksville is a town in Jones County, North Carolina, United States. The population was 269 at the 2000 census. It is part of the New Bern, North Carolina Micropolitan Statistical Area.



Pollocksville is located at 35°0′23″N 77°13′19″W / 35.00639°N 77.22194°W / 35.00639; -77.22194 (35.006313, -77.222030)[3].

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 0.3 square miles (0.78 km2), all of it land.


As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 269 people, 126 households, and 76 families residing in the town. The population density was 852.8 people per square mile (324.6/km²). There were 153 housing units at an average density of 485.1/sq mi (184.6/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 79.55% White, 20.07% African American, and 0.37% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.74% of the population.

There were 126 households out of which 21.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 47.6% were married couples living together, 11.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 38.9% were non-families. 38.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 22.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.13 and the average family size was 2.83.

In the town the population was spread out with 20.4% under the age of 18, 4.5% from 18 to 24, 20.8% from 25 to 44, 32.7% from 45 to 64, and 21.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 47 years. For every 100 females there were 81.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 78.3 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $42,500, and the median income for a family was $51,250. Males had a median income of $36,429 versus $18,571 for females. The per capita income for the town was $22,528. About 7.4% of families and 9.1% of the population were below the poverty line, including 12.3% of those under the age of eighteen and 12.3% of those sixty five or over.


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