Stonewall, NC

Stonewall, situated in Pamlico County, is a small town made up of two square miles.

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The median resident age in Stonewall is 35 years. The median estimated household income is about $29,000 making it about $19,000 less than the North Carolina average. The estimated per capita is about $17,000. The average price for a home in Stonewall is about $79,000 (2015) which is $81,000 less than the North Carolina Average. Expect to pay about $700 a month for rent.

The racial makeup of Stonewall is 76% White, 20% Black, 2% Two or more races, and 2% other. 86% of the population are high school graduates, with 8% holding a Bachelor's Degree or higher. 30% are married, 10% are divorced, 5% are separated, 17% are widowed, leaving 38% that have never been married.

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Pamlico County

Bayboro belongs to Pamlico County in the eastern part of North Carolina. The County, named for the Pamlico Indians, is part of the New Bern, NC Micropolitan Statistical Area. In 1872, the county formed from parts of Craven and Beaufort counties. Pamlico County has a population of 13,100 and its largest town Bayboro, with a population of 1,300, is the county seat.

Pamlico County borders Beaufort, Hyde, Craven, and Carteret Counties.

Pamlico County is made up of 567 square miles. 337 of which is land with the remaining 230 as water.


The population of Stonewall, NC is about 280. The population has seen an overall decrease since its peak in the 1980s.


The elevation of Stonewall, NC is ten feet above sea level.

Zip Code

The zip code for Stonewall, NC is 28583.

Area Code

The area code for Stonewall, NC is 252.

Politics and Religion

Historically speaking Stonewall and Pamlico County have voted mostly Republican, with 60% going to Mitt Romney during the 2012 Presidential Election. This represents the trend for the previous four or five elections.

As of 2010, 54% of the population are religiously unafiliated (Nones). About 45% are Protestants with Catholics making up around 1%.


The unemployment rate for Stonewall is about 6% (2015), making it higher than the state average of around 5%. Food services alone makes nearly 50% of the most common industries in the town.

Newspaper & Obituaries

The Pamlico News and Sun Journal are the primary newspapers that cover the Pamlico County area.



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