Grifton Pitt County, North Carolina

Grifton: Town

About

Grifton is a town located in the county of Pitt in the U.S. state of North Carolina. Its population at the 2010 census was 2,617 and a population density of 492 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 2,709 inhabitants.

Grifton Quick Facts

Population : 2,709 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : North Carolina (United States)
County : Pitt County
Postal code : 28530
Phone Area Codes : 252
Area : 5.32 km2
Altitude : 26 feet / 8 meters
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 19:16:26 (23rd January 2022)
Density : 509 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 3.4% (2010-2020)
Weather : 43℉ Mostly Sunny 7-days weather
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Geography

Grifton is located at 35°22'22"N 77°26'15"W (35.3726600, -77.4374600).

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Weather

Grifton forecast: Mostly sunny, with a high near 43. more

Demographics

The population of Grifton increased by 3.4% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 2,617 - census
2011 2,645 1.06% estimation process
2012 2,667 0.82% estimation process
2013 2,671 0.15% estimation process
2014 2,677 0.22% estimation process
2015 2,671 -0.22% estimation process
2016 2,669 -0.07% estimation process
2017 2,672 0.11% estimation process
2018 2,672 0% estimation process
2019 2,682 0.37% estimation process
2020 2,709 1% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 27,448
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 28,849
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : -4.9%
April 1, 2020 Population : 29,781
April 1, 2010 Population : 28,849
People under 5 years old, percentage : 6.6%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 23.3%
People over 65 (%) : 16.5%
Female persons, % : 55.0%
White only, percent : 47.6%
Black or African American alone, percent : 48.4%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 0.2%
Asians alone % : 0.7%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : 0.0%
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 2.3%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 3.2%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 45.7%
2015-2019 Veterans : 1,495
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 2.9%
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 62.3%

Grifton zip code is 28530. County name: Craven, County fips: 37049

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Economic Facts

Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 62.3%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $72,700
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,054
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $441
2015-2019 median gross rent : $932
2015-2019 Households : 11,569
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.37
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 86.8%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 5.0%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 85.5%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 76.9%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 88.1%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 15.2%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 8.7%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 7.2%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 65.0%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 61.5%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 29,599
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 286,393
Manufacturers' total shipments in 2012 ($1,000) : 186,712
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 211,531
2012 total retail sales per capita : $7,434
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 24.1
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $43,971
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $24,189
Percentage of people living in poverty : 17.6%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 1,891
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 993
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 708
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 748
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 993
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 216
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,522
2010 population per square mile : 3,990.3
2010 land area in square miles : 7.23
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 70.7%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $144,000
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,303
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $510
2015-2019 median gross rent : $671
2015-2019 Households : 8,392
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.35
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 88.5%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 4.9%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 89.2%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 82.4%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 91.0%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 20.7%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 9.4%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 6.7%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 63.0%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 57.4%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 52,366
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 364,588
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 457,505
2012 total retail sales per capita : $22,625
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 19.2
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $60,078
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $32,271
Percentage of people living in poverty : 8.5%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 1,017
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 548
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 270
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 50
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 883
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 97
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 806
2010 population per square mile : 676.9
2010 land area in square miles : 29.98
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 65.1%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $224,000
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,707
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $638
2015-2019 median gross rent : $1,032
2015-2019 Households : 8,533
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.49
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 82.3%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 8.0%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 93.3%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 88.4%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 97.5%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 53.2%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 5.4%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 3.6%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 69.7%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 62.4%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 86,548
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 121,371
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 409,213
2012 total retail sales per capita : $19,338
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 20.6
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $90,633
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $47,821
Percentage of people living in poverty : 3.8%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 2,302
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,151
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 820
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 126
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 2,009
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 237
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,872
2010 population per square mile : 1,791.1
2010 land area in square miles : 11.51

People born in Grifton (2)

People born in Grifton, including writer Jim Grimsley, supercentenarian Alelia Murphy, .

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Schools in Grifton

College & universities near Grifton, NC

Code Name City ZIP
198817 Lenoir Community College Kinston (NC) 28502-0188

Stations (11)

Amtrak & bus stations near Grifton, NC

Code Name Address Type
KNC Kinston, NC 101 East New Bern Road BUS
GRN Greenville, NC Second and Reade Streets BUS
NBR New Bern, NC 203 South Front Street BUS
GBO Goldsboro, NC 1615 East Beech Street BUS
WLN Wilson 401 East Nash Street RAIL

Post offices near Grifton

Post Office Name City ZIP
Grifton Post Office Grifton (NC) 28530

Other cities in Pitt County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Pitt County , NC.

City Name Population Title
Greenville 94,779 County seat of Greenville County, South Carolina, United States
City of Greenville 84,554 City in North Carolina, United States
Winterville 10,132 City in Clarke County, Georgia, United States of America
Ayden 5,159 City in Pitt County, North Carolina, United States of America
Farmville 4,758 Town in Pitt County, North Carolina
Bethel 1,620 Town in Pitt County, North Carolina, USA
Simpson 483 Village in North Carolina, United States
Grimesland 441 Township in Pitt County, North Carolina
Falkland 98 Human settlement in Pitt County, North Carolina, United States of America

Distance to Other Cities

Grifton distances to largest North Carolina cities