Walstonburg, NC

Walstonburg, situated in Greene County, is a small town made up of 1.2 square miles.

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Demographics

The median resident age in Walstonburg is 39 years. The median estimated household income is about $48,000 making it roughly equal to the North Carolina average. than the North Carolina average. The estimated per capita is about $23,000. The average price for a home in Walstonburg is about $89,000 (2015) which is $71,000 less than the North Carolina Average. Expect to pay about $800 a month for rent.

The racial makeup of Walstonburg is 65% White, 30% Black, 5% Other. 88% of the population are high school graduates, with 18% holding a Bachelor's Degree or higher. 50% are married, 10% are divorced, 3% are separated, 9% are widowed, leaving 28% that have never been married.

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Greene County

Walstonburg belongs to Greene County in the eastern part of North Carolina. Greene County has a population of 21,000 and its largest town Snow Hill, with a population of 1,600, is the county seat.

The area of modern day Greene County was settled by immigrants from Virginia and other parts of North Carolina around 1710. These immigrants fought with the original inhabitants (Tuscarora Indians), and were eventually victorious after the natives were defeated at the end of the Tuscarora War. Greene County, named after Nathanael Greene, was founded in 1791.

Greene County borders Lenoir, Pitt, Wayne, and Wilson counties.

Greene County is made up of 266 square miles. 265.5 of which is land with the remaining 0.5 as water.

Population

The population of Walstonburg, NC is about 220. The population has been steadily increasing since the 1970's.

Elevation

The elevation of Walstonburg, NC is 112 feet above sea level.

Zip Code

The zip code for Walstonburg, NC is 27888.

Area Code

The area code for Walstonburg, NC is 252.

Politics and Religion

Historically speaking Walstonburg and Greene 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, 73% of the population are religiously unafiliated (Nones), with the remaining 27% as Protestants.

Economy

The unemployment rate for Walstonburg is about 6% (2015), making it higher than the state average of around 5%. Management and sales make nearly 50% of the most common industries in the town.

Newspaper & Obituaries

The Green County Record is the primary newspaper that covers the Greene County area.


 

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