Conetoe, situated in Edgecombe County, is a small town made up of .4 square miles.
June 2, 2017
The town is home to the Wilkinson-Dozier and Worsley-Burnette plantation houses.
The median resident age in Conetoe is 44 years. The median estimated household income is about $27,000 making it about $11,000 less than the North Carolina average.
The estimated per capita is about $16,000. The average price for a home in Conetoe is about $70,000 (2015) which is $90,000 less than the North Carolina Average. Expect to pay about $800 a month for rent.
The racial makeup of Conetoe is 21% White, 76% Black, 1% Two or more races, and 2% other. 74% of the population are high school graduates, with 4% holding a Bachelor's Degree or higher.
44% are married, 10% are divorced, 9% are separated, 7% are widowed, leaving 30% that have never been married.
Conetoe belongs to Edgecombe County in the eastern part of North Carolina. The county, named after Richard Edgecombe, is part of the Rocky Mount, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area.
In 1741, Edgecombe County was formed from a part of Bertie County. Edgecombe County has a population of 57,000 and the town Tarboro, with a population of 11,000, is the county seat.
Edgecombe County borders Martin, Halifax, Pitt, Nash, and Wilson counties.
Edgecombe County is made up of 507 square miles. 505 of which is land with the remaining 2 as water.
The population of Conetoe, NC is about 300. The population has been steadily increasing since the 1980's.
The elevation of Conetoe, NC is 49 feet above sea level.
The zip code for Conetoe, NC is 27819.
The area code for Conetoe, NC is 252.
Historically speaking Conetoe and Edgecombe County have voted mostly Democrat, with 68% going to Barrack Obama during the 2012 Presidential Election. This represents the trend for the previous four or five elections.
As of 2010, 60% of the population are religiously unaffiliated (Nones). About 39% are Protestants with Catholics making up around 1%.
The unemployment rate for Conetoe is about 9% (2015), making it higher than the state average of around 5%. Manufacturing, retail, and healthcare and social assistance make nearly 50% of the most common industries in the town.