|Pamlico County, North Carolina|
Location in the state of North Carolina
North Carolina's location in the U.S.
566 sq mi (1,466 km²)
229 sq mi (593 km²), 40.49%
39/sq mi (15/km²)
History[edit | edit source]
The county was formed in 1872 from parts of Beaufort County and Craven County. It was named for Pamlico Sound, which adjoins it.
Law and government[edit | edit source]
Pamlico County is a member of the regional Eastern Carolina Council of Governments.
Geography[edit | edit source]
Townships[edit | edit source]
The county is divided into five townships, which are numbered but not named.
Adjacent Counties[edit | edit source]
- Beaufort County - north
- Hyde County - northeast (across Pamlico Sound)
- Carteret County - southeast (across the Neuse River estuary)
- Craven County - southwest (across the Neuse River estuary) and west
Demographics[edit | edit source]
As of the census2 of 2000, there were 12,934 people, 5,178 households, and 3,717 families residing in the county. The population density was 15/km² (38/sq mi). There were 6,781 housing units at an average density of 8/km² (20/sq mi). The racial makeup of the county was 73.17% White, 24.57% Black or African American, 0.53% Native American, 0.38% Asian, 0.02% Pacific Islander, 0.59% from other races, and 0.74% from two or more races. 1.32% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.
There were 5,178 households out of which 25.20% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 56.60% were married couples living together, 11.50% had a female householder with no husband present, and 28.20% were non-families. 25.00% of all households were made up of individuals and 12.10% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.38 and the average family size was 2.81.
In the county the population was spread out with 21.10% under the age of 18, 6.40% from 18 to 24, 25.80% from 25 to 44, 28.00% from 45 to 64, and 18.80% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 43 years. For every 100 females there were 101.40 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 99.80 males.
The median income for a household in the county was $34,084, and the median income for a family was $41,659. Males had a median income of $31,806 versus $21,344 for females. The per capita income for the county was $18,005. About 11.80% of families and 15.30% of the population were below the poverty line, including 24.20% of those under age 18 and 13.40% of those age 65 or over.
Cities and towns[edit | edit source]
- Minnesott Beach
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