Seven Springs, situated in Wayne County, is a small town made up of .3 square miles.
September 15, 2017
The town was settled in the early 1740s by William Whitefield II and his family. The original settlement was destroyed during the Civil War. Once again parts of the town were destroyed when a fire ravaged the town in the early 1920s.
The median resident age in Seven Springs is 49 years. The median estimated household income is about $31,000 making it about $17,000 less than the North Carolina average. The estimated per capita is about $22,000. The average price for a home in Seven Springs is about $82,000 (2015) which is $78,000 less than the North Carolina Average. Expect to pay about $700 a month for rent.
The racial makeup of Seven Springs is 69% White, 22% Hispanic, 1% Two or more races, and 8% other. 75% of the population are high school graduates, with 19% holding a Bachelor's Degree or higher. 23% are married, 20% are divorced, 5% are separated, 17% are widowed, leaving 35% that have never been married.
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Seven Springs belongs to Wayne County in the eastern part of North Carolina. The County, named after one of George Washington's generals, Anthony Wayne, is a part of the Goldsboro, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area, and has a population of 122,700. Its largest city and county seat, Goldsboro, has a population of 36,400.
Wayne County borders Wilson, Greene, Lenoir, Duplin, Sampson, and Johnston counties.
Wayne County is made up of 557 square miles. 553 of which is land with the remaining 3.8 as water.
The population of Seven Springs, NC is about 110. The population has seen an overall decrease since its peak in the 1960s.
The elevation of Seven Springs, NC is 52 feet above sea level.
The zip code for Seven Springs, NC is 28578.
The area code for Seven Springs, NC is 252.
Historically speaking Seven Springs and Wayne County have voted mostly Republican, with 54% going to Mitt Romney during the 2012 Presidential Election. This represents the trend for the previous four or five elections.
As of 2010, 60% of the population are religiously unafiliated (Nones). About 38% are Protestants with Catholics making up around 2%.
The unemployment rate for Seven Springs is about 6% (2015), making it higher than the state average of around 5%. Public administration and Other make nearly 50% of the most common industries in the town.