Middleburg, NC

Middleburg, situated in Vance County, is a small town made up of .6 square miles.

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Middleburg is home to the historic Pleasant Hill House, which was built in the late 1700s.


The median resident age in Middleburg is 27 years. The median estimated household income is about $27,000 making it about $21,000 less than the North Carolina average. The estimated per capita is about $12,000. The average price for a home in Middleburg is about $76,000 (2015) which is $84,000 less than the North Carolina Average. Expect to pay about $550 a month for rent.

The racial makeup of Middleburg is 64% Black, 29% White, 4% Two or more races, and 3% other. 70% of the population are high school graduates, with 15% holding a Bachelor's Degree or higher. 30% are married, 14% are divorced, 6% are separated, 5% are widowed, leaving 45% that have never been married.

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Vance County

Middleburg belongs to Vance County in the northern part of North Carolina. The County, named after Zebulon Baird Vance, and the county was a victim of gerrymandering in the 1880's, is a part of the Henderson, NC Micropolitan Statistical Area and Raleigh-Durham-Chapel Hill, NC Combined Statistical Area, has a population of 2,000,000.

Vance County borders Granville, Warren, Franklin, and Mecklenburg (VA) counties.

Vance County is made up of 270 square miles. 254 of which is land with the remaining 16 as water.


The population of Middleburg, NC is about 130. The population has been steadily decreasing since the 1950s.


The elevation of Middleburg, NC is 466 feet above sea level.

Zip Code

The zip code for Middleburg, NC is 27556.

Area Code

The area code for Middleburg, NC is 252.

Politics and Religion

Historically speaking Middleburg and Vance County have voted mostly Democrat, with 64% going to Barrack Obama during the 2012 Presidential Election. This represents the trend for the previous four or five elections.

As of 2010, 51% of the population are religiously unafiliated (Nones). About 46% are Protestants with Catholics and Other making up around 3%.


The unemployment rate for Middleburg is about 8% (2015), making it higher than the state average of around 5%. Manufacturing and warehousing make nearly 50% of the most common industries in the town.

Newspaper & Obituaries

The Henderson Dispatch is the primary newspaper that covers the Vance County area.