Alliance, NC

Alliance, situated in Pamlico County, is a small town made up of two square miles.

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Alliance was founded in the 1870s. The town was incorporated in 1965. Alliance is primarily a farming town.

Demographics

The median resident age in Alliance is 49 years. The median estimated household income is about $44,000 making it about $6,000 less than the North Carolina average. The estimated per capita is about $24,000. The average price for a home in Alliance is about $154,000 (2016) which is $11,000 less than the North Carolina Average. Expect to pay about $650 a month for rent.

The racial makeup of Alliance is 79% White, 16% Black, and 5% other. 80% of the population are high school graduates, with 18% holding a Bachelor's Degree or higher. 45% are married, 8% are divorced, 15% are widowed, 2% are separated, leaving 30% that have never been married.

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Pamlico County

Bayboro belongs to Pamlico County in the eastern part of North Carolina. The County, named for the Pamlico Indians, is part of the New Bern, NC Micropolitan Statistical Area. In 1872, the county formed from parts of Craven and Beaufort counties. Pamlico County has a population of 13,100 and its largest town Bayboro, with a population of 1,300, is the county seat.

Pamlico County borders Beaufort, Hyde, Craven, and Carteret Counties.

Pamlico County is made up of 567 square miles. 337 of which is land with the remaining 230 as water.

Population

The population of Alliance, NC is about 770. The population has fluctuated by roughly 200 people since 1970, but the population has seen an overall increase since its founding.

Elevation

The elevation of Alliance, NC is 10 feet above sea level.

Zip Code

The zip code for Alliance, NC is 28509.

Area Code

The area code for Alliance, NC is 252.

Politics and Religion

Historically speaking Alliance and Pamlico County have voted mostly Republican, with 62% going to Donald Trump during the 2016 Presidential Election. This represents the trend for the previous four or five elections.

As of 2010, 54% of the population are religiously unafiliated (Nones). About 45% are Protestants, and Catholics make up around 1%.

Economy

The unemployment rate for Alliance is about 6% (2015), making it higher than the state average of 5%. Education, manufacturing, and construction make nearly 50% of the most common industries in the town.

Newspaper & Obituaries

The primary news outlet for the Pamlico County area is The Pamlico News.


 

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