Lewiston Woodville, situated in Bertie County, is a small town made up of 1.97 square miles.
July 31, 2017
The town's name is actually the result of two separate towns named Lewiston and Woodville being combined into what is the modern day town of Lewiston Woodville.
The town is home to several historic places, such as the Woodville Historic District, the William H. Lee House, and the St. Frances Methodist Church.
The median resident age in Lewiston Woodville is 32 years. The median estimated household income is about $43,000 making it about $5,000 less than the North Carolina average. The estimated per capita is about $18,000. The average price for a home in Lewiston Woodville is about $85,000 (2015) which is $45,000 less than the North Carolina Average. Expect to pay about $700 a month for rent.
The racial makeup of Lewiston Woodville is 82% Black, 14% White, 1% Two or more races, and 3% other. 81% of the population are high school graduates, with 11% holding a Bachelor's Degree or higher. 44% are married, 12% are divorced, 2% are separated, 3% are widowed, leaving 39% that have never been married.
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Bertie belongs to Bertie County in the north-eastern part of North Carolina. The County, previously known as Bertie Precinct (1712),was named after either James Bertie or his brother Henry Bertie. In 1759, Hertford county was formed from parts of Northampton, Edgecombe, and Bertie counties; thus Bertie county was decreased to its current size. Bertie County has a population of 21,000 and its largest city Windsor, with a population of 3,600, is the county seat.
Bertie County borders Northampton, Halifax, Chowan, Martin, Washington, and Hertford Counties.
Bertie County is made up of 741 square miles. 699 of which is land with the remaining 42 as water.
The population of Lewiston Woodville, NC is about 550. The population has fluctuated over the decades, but has overall seen an increase since the early 1900s.
The elevation of Lewiston Woodville, NC is 72 feet above sea level.
The zip code for Lewiston Woodville, NC is 27849.
The area code for Lewiston Woodville, NC is 252.
Historically speaking Lewiston Woodville and Bertie County have voted mostly Democrat, with 66% going to Barrack Obama during the 2012 Presidential Election. This represents the trend for the previous four or five elections.
As of 2010, 62% of the population are religiously unafiliated (Nones). About 37% are Protestants with Catholics making up around 1%.
The unemployment rate for Lewiston Woodville is about 7% (2015), making it higher than the state average of around 5%. Manufacturing and agriculture make nearly 50% of the most common industries in the town.