Winterville, situated in Pitt County, is a small town made up of 2.5 square miles.
March 7, 2018
Winterville was founded in the 1880s. The town was incorporated in 1897.
The median resident age in Winterville is 40 years. The median estimated household income is about $70,000 making it about $20,000 more than the North Carolina average. The estimated per capita is about $33,000. The average price for a home in Winterville is about $162,000 (2016) which is $3,000 less than the North Carolina Average. Expect to pay about $800 a month for rent.
The racial makeup of Winterville is 61% White, 31% Black, 2% Two or more races, and 6% other. 95% of the population are high school graduates, with 38% holding a Bachelor's Degree or higher. 59% are married, 12% are divorced, 2% are separated, 4% are widowed, leaving 23% that have never been married.
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Winterville belongs to Pitt County in the eastern part of North Carolina. The County, named for William Pitt the Elder, is part of the Greenville, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area. Pitt County has a population of 168,000 and it's largest city Greenville, with a population of 10,000, is the county seat.
The county, formed from part of Beaufort County, borders Edgecombe, Greene, Wilson, Lenoir, Beaufort, Craven, and Martin Counties.
Pitt County is made up of 655 square miles. 652 of which is land with the remaining 3 as water.
The population of Winterville, NC is about 9,200. The population has been steadily increasing since the early 1900s.
The elevation of Winterville, NC is 69 feet above sea level.
The zip code for Winterville, NC is 28590.
The area code for Winterville, NC is 252.
Historically speaking Winterville and Pitt County have voted mostly Democrat in recent elections, with 52% going to Hillary Clinton during the 2016 Presidential Election. This represents the trend for the previous two or three elections.
As of 2010, 59% of the population are religiously unafiliated (Nones). About 28% are Protestants with Catholics making up around 2%.
The unemployment rate for Winterville is about 6% (2015), making it higher than the state average of around 5%. Manufacturing, social assistance, and retail make nearly 50% of the most common industries in the town.
The Daily Reflector and The Greenville Times are the primary newspapers that cover the Pitt County area.