Cofield, NC

Cofield, situated in Hertford County, is a small town made up of 3.1 square miles.

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The town is home to the historic plantation home, Pritchard Farm. 

Demographics

The median resident age in Cofield is 52 years. The median estimated household income is about $35,000 making it about $13,000 less than the North Carolina average. The estimated per capita is about $30,000. The average price for a home in Cofield is about $75,000 (2013) which is $85,000 less than the North Carolina Average. Expect to pay about $800 a month for rent. 

The racial makeup of Cofield is 8% White, 82% Black, 2% Two or more races, and 8% other. 79% of the population are high school graduates, with 8% holding a Bachelor's Degree or higher. 45% are married, 14% are divorced, 5% are separated, 11% are widowed, leaving 25% that have never been married.

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Hertford County

Cofield belongs to Hertford County in the north eastern part of North Carolina. The County, named after Francis Conway, the Marquis of Hertford, has a population of 24,700. Its largest town, Ahoskie, has a population of 500. It's county seat is Winton, which has a population of 770.

Hertford County borders Bertie, Southampton (VA), Gates, Northampton and Chowan counties.

Hertford County is made up of 360 square miles. 353 of which is land with the remaining 7 as water.

Population

The population of Cofield, NC is about 420. The population has been steadily increasing since its founding.

Elevation

The elevation of Cofield, NC is 39 feet above sea level.

Zip Code

The zip code for Cofield, NC is 27922.

Area Code

The area code for Cofield, NC is 252.

Politics and Religion

Historically speaking Cofield and Hertford 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, 64% of the population are religiously unaffiliated (Nones). About 35% are Protestants with Catholics making up around 1%.

Economy

The unemployment rate for Cofield is about 7% (2015), making it higher than the state average of around 5%. Manufacturing and accommodation and food services make nearly 50% of the most common industries in the town.

Newspaper & Obituaries

The Washington Daily News, Sun Journal, and Pamlico News Inc. are the primary newspapers that cover the Hertford County area.


 

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