Pollocksville, situated in Jones County, is a small town made up of .3 square miles.
August 31, 2017
Pollocksville is Jones County's oldest town. It was incorporated in 1834.
The median resident age in Pollocksville is 28 years. The median estimated household income is about $20,000 making it about $28,000 less than the North Carolina average. The estimated per capita is about $14,000. The average price for a home in Pollocksville is about $115,000 (2015) which is $45,000 less than the North Carolina Average. Expect to pay about $600 a month for rent.
The racial makeup of Pollocksville is 68% White, 29% Black, 1% Two or more races, and 2% other. 91% of the population are high school graduates, with 13% holding a Bachelor's Degree or higher. 55% are married, 9% are divorced, 2% are separated, 20% are widowed, leaving 14% that have never been married.
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Pollocksville belongs to Jones County in the eastern part of North Carolina. The county, named after Willie Jones, is part of the New Bern, NC Micropolitan Statistical Area. In 1779, the county was formed from a part of Craven County. Jones County has a population of 10,000 and the town Trenton, with a population of 300, is the county seat.
Jones County borders Carteret, Onslow, Duplin, Lenoir, and Craven counties.
Jones County is made up of 473 square miles. 471 of which is land with the remaining 2 as water.
The population of Pollocksville, NC is about 310. The population has seen an overall decrease since the 1970s.
The elevation of Pollocksville, NC is 16 feet above sea level.
The zip code for Pollocksville, NC is 28573.
The area code for Pollocksville, NC is 252.
Historically speaking Pollocksville and Jones County have voted mostly Republican, with 54% going to Mitt Romney during the 2012 Presidential Election. This represents the trend for the previous three or four elections.
As of 2010, 62% of the population are religiously unafiliated (Nones), with the remaining 38% being Protestant.
The unemployment rate for Pollocksville is about 6% (2015), making it higher than the state average of around 5%. Social assistance makes nearly 50% of the most common industries in the town.
The Sun Journal is the primary newspapers that cover the Jones County area.