Bayboro, NC

Bayboro, situated in Pamlico County, is a small town made up of only 1 square mile.

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In 2011, Hurricane Irene hit the Pamlico County area and Bayboro. The town received the most amount of rain of any town in America; amounting to 15.74 inches.


The median resident age in Bayboro is 37 years. The median estimated household income is about $31,000 making it about $15,000 less than the North Carolina average. The estimated per capita is about $11,000. The average price for a home in Bayboro is about $78,000 (2013) which is $77,000 less than the North Carolina Average. Expect to pay about $770 a month for rent.

The racial makeup of Bayboro is 55% Black, 40% White, 3% Hispanic, 1% American Indian, and 1% two or more races. 78% of the population are high school graduates, with 6% holding a Bachelor's Degree or higher. 20% are married, 22% are divorced, 6% are widowed, 2% are divorced, and leaving 50% 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.


The Population of Bayboro, NC is about 1,300.


The elevation of Bayboro, NC is seven feet above sea level.

Zip Code

The zip code for Bayboro, NC is 28515.

Area Code

The area code for Bayboro, NC is 252.

Politics and Religion

Historically speaking Bayboro and Pamlico County have voted mostly Republican, with 60% going to Mitt Romney during the 2012 Presidential Election. This represents the trend for the previous four or five elections.

As of 2010, 54% of the population are religiously unaffiliated (Nones). About 45% are protestants with Catholics making up around 1%.


The unemployment rate for Bayboro is around 6% (2015), making it higher than the state average of around 5%. Manufacturing and Retail make up nearly 50% of the most common industries in the town.

Newspaper & Obituaries

Pamlico News Inc., County Compass LLC, The Pamlico News, Sun Journal, and Havelock News are the primary newspapers that cover the Pamlico County area.