Teachey, situated in Duplin County, is a small town made up of .9 square miles.
October 31, 2017
The median resident age in Teachey is 38 years. The median estimated household income is about $34,000 making it about $14,000 less than the North Carolina average. The estimated per capita is about $17,000. The average price for a home in Teachey is about $130,000 (2015) which is $30,000 less than the North Carolina Average. Expect to pay about $800 a month for rent.
The racial makeup of Teachey is 42% Black, 36% White, 1% Two or more races, and 21% other. 83% of the population are high school graduates, with 19% holding a Bachelor's Degree or higher. 59% are married, 10% are divorced, 5% are separated, 5% are widowed, leaving 21% that have never been married.
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Teachey belongs to Duplin County in the south-eastern part of North Carolina. The county was named after Thomas Hay, Viscount Dupplin. Part of the county was used to form Sampson County in 1784. Duplin County has a population of 58,000 and the city Kenansville, with a population of 850, is the county seat.
Duplin County borders Wayne, Lenoir, Onslow, Jones, Pender, and Sampson counties.
Duplin County is made up of 822 square miles. 816 of which is land with the remaining 6 as water.
The population of Teachey, NC is about 400. The population has been steadily increasing since the 1990's.
The elevation of Teachey, NC is 69 feet above sea level.
The zip code for Teachey, NC is 28464.
The area code for Teachey, NC is 910.
Historically speaking Teachey and Duplin County have voted mostly Republican, with 56% going to Mitt Romney during the 2012 Presidential Election. This represents the trend for the previous four or five elections.
As of 2010, 68% of the population are religiously unafiliated (Nones). About 31% are Protestants with Catholics making up around 1%.
The unemployment rate for Teachey is about 6% (2015), making it higher than the state average of around 5%. Manufacturing and agriculture make nearly 50% of the most common industries in the town.
The Duplin Times is the primary newspaper that covers the Duplin County area.