Craven County , North Carolina

Craven County: County in North Carolina, United States

Craven County locator map
Location of Craven County on North Carolina map.

About

Craven County is a county located in the U.S. state of North Carolina. As of the 2010 census, the population was 103,505 and a population density of 52 people per km². After 9 years in 2019 county had an estimated population of 102,139 inhabitants. Its county seat is New Bern. The county was created 309 years ago in 1711.

Geography

Craven County is located at 35°7'2"N 77°4'57"W (35.1172200, -77.0826300). It has 6 neighbors: Beaufort County, Carteret County, Jones County, Lenoir County, Pamlico County and Pitt County.

New Bern City Hall image
New Bern City Hall

The largest city of Craven County is New Bern with a population of 29,994. Other cities include, Havelock population 19,854, Trent Woods population 4,021, River Bend population 3,026 and Spring Hope population 1,310. See all Craven County cities & populated places.

New Bern City Hall image

Craven County map

Craven County Quick Facts

Population : 102,139 (2019)
Country : United States of America
State : North Carolina (United States)
Area : 2005 km2
Water as percent of area : 8.4%
Land as percent of area : 91.6%
Easternmost point : Point(-76.653 34.9344)
Northernmost point : Point(-77.1904 35.4189)
Named for : William Craven, 1st Earl of Craven
Altitude : 7 feet / 2 meters
Capital : New Bern
Establishment : January 01, 1712
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 07:26:19 (1st August 2021)
Density : 51 Pop. per km² as of 2019
Population growth : -1.34% (2010-2019)

Craven County has 6 neighbours.

  • River Bend
  • Havelock
  • Bridgeton
  • Vanceboro
  • New Bern
  • Trent Woods
  • Dover
  • Cove City

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Craven County decreased by 1.34% in 9 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 103,505 - census
2011 104,831 1.26% estimation process
2012 105,319 0.46% estimation process
2013 104,285 -0.99% estimation process
2014 104,055 -0.22% estimation process
2015 102,853 -1.17% estimation process
2016 102,632 -0.22% estimation process
2017 102,492 -0.14% estimation process
2018 102,338 -0.15% estimation process
2019 102,139 -0.19% estimation process

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People born in Craven County (7)

People born in Craven County, including politician William Blackledge, football player David Gettis, baseball player Bunky Stewart, you can see a list of people who born in Craven County.

Craven County Populated Places

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Craven County.

City Name Population Title
New Bern 29,994 City in and county seat of Craven County, North Carolina
Havelock 19,854 City in Craven County, North Carolina, United States
James City 5,899 Census designated place
Trent Woods 4,021 City in Craven County, North Carolina, United States of America
Brices Creek 3,073 Township in Craven County, North Carolina
River Bend 3,026 City in Craven County, North Carolina, United States of America
Fairfield Harbour 2,952 Census-designated place in Craven County, North Carolina
Neuse Forest 2,005 Township in Craven County, North Carolina
Spring Hope 1,310 Human settlement in Nash County, North Carolina, United States of America
Vanceboro 965 Human settlement in Craven County, North Carolina, United States of America
Bridgeton 441 Town in Craven County, North Carolina, United States
Cove City 388 Human settlement in Craven County, North Carolina, United States of America

North Carolina Other Counties (more counties)

County Name Population Title
North Carolina 10,488,084 State of the United States of America
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Mecklenburg County 1,110,356 County in North Carolina, United States
Charlotte 885,708 City in and county seat of Mecklenburg County, North Carolina, United States
Guilford County 537,174 County in North Carolina, United States of America
Raleigh 474,069 Capital of North Carolina
Forsyth County 382,295 County in North Carolina, United States of America
West Raleigh 338,759 City in United States of America
Cumberland County 335,509 County in Maine, United States
Durham County 321,488 County in North Carolina, United States of America
Greensboro 296,710 City in North Carolina, United States of America
Durham 278,993 County seat of Durham County, North Carolina, United States
Buncombe County 261,191 County in North Carolina, United States
Winston-Salem 247,945 City in Forsyth County, North Carolina
Union County 239,859 County in North Carolina, United States
New Hanover County 234,473 County in North Carolina, United States

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