Seagrove, situated in Randolph County, is a small town made up of 0.7 square miles.
April 25, 2018
Seagrove is often called the pottery capital of North Carolina due to having more than 100 potteries in the town.
The town was named in honor of Edwin Seagraves in 1851, who was a railroad official.
Seagrove was chartered in 1913.
The median resident age in Seagrove is 35 years. The median estimated household income is about $35,000 making it about $15,000 less than the North Carolina average.
The estimated per capita is about $16,000. The average price for a home in Seagrove is about $105,000 (2016), which is $60,000 less than the North Carolina Average. Expect to pay about $660 a month for rent.
The racial makeup of Seagrove is 93% White, 3% Black, and 4% other. 65% of the population are high school graduates, with 5% holding a Bachelor's Degree or higher.
52% are married, 18% are divorced, 5% are widowed, 1% are separated, leaving 24% that have never been married.
Seagrove belongs to Randolph County in the Piedmont (center) part of North Carolina.
The County, named after Peyton Randolph, the continental congress' first president, has a population of 141,800, while its county seat and largest city, Asheboro, has a population of 25,000.
Randolph County borders Moore, Alamance, Chatham, Davidson, Montgomery, Guilford counties.
Randolph County is made up of 789 square miles. 783 of which is land with the remaining 6 as water.
The population of Seagrove, NC is about 230. The population has fluctuated by about 50 or so people on average since the 1980s.
The elevation of Seagrove, NC is 748 feet above sea level.
The zip code for Seagrove, NC is 27341.
The area code for Seagrove, NC is 336.
Historically speaking Seagrove and Randolph County have voted mostly Republican, with 77% going to Donald Trump during the 2016 Presidential Election. This represents the trend for the previous four or five elections.
As of 2010, 65% of the population are religiously unafiliated (Nones). About 33% are Protestants, Catholics make up around 1%, and 1% other.
The unemployment rate for Seagrove is about 5% (2015), making it the same as the state average. Manufacturing and construction make nearly 50% of the most common industries in the town.
The Courier-Tribune is the primary newspaper that covers the Randolph County area.