Falkland, situated in Pitt County, is a small town made up of only .2 square miles.
June 26, 2017
The median resident age in Falkland is 43 years. The median estimated household income is about $39,000 making it about $9,000 less than the North Carolina average.
The estimated per capita is about $17,000. The average price for a home in Falkland is about $109,000 (2015) which is $51,000 less than the North Carolina Average. Expect to pay about $300 a month for rent.
The racial makeup of Falkland is 65% White, 19% Black, 4% Two or more races, and 12% other. 72% of the population are high school graduates, with 17% holding a Bachelor's Degree or higher. 30% are married, 5% are divorced, 7% are separated, 9% are widowed, leaving 49% that have never been married.
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Falkland belongs to Pitt County in the eastern part of North Carolina. The County, named for William Pitt the Elder, is part of the Greenville, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area. Pitt County has a population of 168,000 and it's largest city Greenville, with a population of 10,000, is the county seat.
The county, formed from part of Beaufort County, borders Edgecombe, Greene, Wilson, Lenoir, Beaufort, Craven, and Martin Counties.
Pitt County is made up of 655 square miles. 652 of which is land with the remaining 3 as water.
The population of Falkland, NC is about 100. The population has been steadily increasing since the 1920's.
The elevation of Falkland, NC is 75 feet above sea level.
The zip code for Falkland, NC is 27827.
The area code for Falkland, NC is 252.
Historically speaking Falkland and Pitt County have voted mostly Republican, with 53% going to George W. Bush during the 2004 Presidential Election.
This represents the trend for the previous two or three elections, but the town voted primarily for Barrack Obama during the 2008 and 2012 elections.
As of 2010, 59% of the population are religiously unafiliated (Nones). About 37% are Protestants with Catholics and Other making up around 4%.
The unemployment rate for Falkland is about 6% (2015), making it higher than the state average of around 5%. Education, management, and education make nearly 50% of the most common industries in the town.
The Daily Reflector is the primary newspaper that covers the Pitt County area.