Micro, situated in Johnston County, is a small town made up of .4 square miles.
August 10, 2017
The median resident age in Micro is 37 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 Micro is about $87,000 (2015) which is $73,000 less than the North Carolina Average. Expect to pay about $700 a month for rent.
The racial makeup of Micro is 77% White, 12% Black, 1% Two or more races, and 10% other. 90% of the population are high school graduates, with 5% holding a Bachelor's Degree or higher. 47% are married, 17% are divorced, 2% are separated, 10% are widowed, leaving 24% that have never been married.
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Micro belongs to Johnston County in the east-central part of North Carolina. The County, named for Governor Gabriel Johnston (1734-1752) has a population of 170,000 and is part of the Raleigh Metro Area. Smithfield, with a population of 13,000 is the county seat.
Johnston County was sliced from Craven County during the 1740's. Parts of the county were taken during the 1750's and 1770's to form Bladen, Granville, Orange, and Dobbs Counties. And, during the 1850's more land was allocated to help form Wilson County.
Today, Johnston County consists of 796 square miles. 791 being land with the other four square miles making up water.
The population of Micro, NC is about 440. The population has been steadily increasing since the its founding.
The elevation of Micro, NC is 187 feet above sea level.
The zip code for Micro, NC is 27555.
The area code for Micro, NC is 919.
Historically speaking Micro and Johnston County have voted mostly Republican, with 63% 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 unafiliated (Nones). About 32% are Protestants with Catholics and Other making up around 4%.
The unemployment rate for Micro is about 5% (2015), making it equal to the state average of around 5%.
Construction and retail make nearly 50% of the most common industries in the town.
JoCo Report is the primary newspaper that covers the Johnston County area.