Pender County, North Carolina

Pender County: County in North Carolina, United States

About

Pender County is a county located in the U.S. state of North Carolina. As of the 2010 census, the population was 52,217 and a population density of 22 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 64,671 inhabitants. Its county seat is Burgaw. The county was created 147 years ago in 1874.

Quick Facts about Pender County

Population : 64,671 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : North Carolina (United States)
Twitter username : pendercounty_nc
Area : 2416 km2
Water as percent of area : 6.8%
Land as percent of area : 93.2%
Named for : William Dorsey Pender
Altitude : 52 feet / 16 meters
Capital : Burgaw
Establishment : January 01, 1875
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 21:20:29 (9th December 2022)
Density : 27 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 19.26% (2010-2020)
Pender County locator map
Location of Pender County on North Carolina map.
Bridge over Moore%27s Creek in Pender County  NC IMG 4464 image
Bridge over Moore%27s Creek in Pender County NC IMG 4464
Bridge over Moore%27s Creek in Pender County  NC IMG 4464 image

Geography

Pender County is located at 34°30'54"N 77°53'20"W (34.5149400, -77.8888700). It has 7 neighbors: Bladen County, Brunswick County, Columbus County, Duplin County, New Hanover County, Onslow County and Sampson County.

Pender County map

The largest city of Pender County is Burgaw with a population of 4,127. Other cities include, Hampstead population 4,083, Surf City population 2,532, Topsail Beach population 438 and Watha population 247. See all Pender County cities & populated places.

Pender County Populated Places

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

City Name Population Title
Burgaw 4,127 City in Pender County, North Carolina, United States of America
Hampstead 4,083 Unincorporated community in Pender County, North Carolina
Surf City 2,532 Borough in Ocean County, New Jersey
Topsail Beach 438 Human settlement in Pender County, North Carolina, United States of America
Saint Helena 428 Village in Pender County, North Carolina
Atkinson 366 Town in North Carolina
Watha 247 Human settlement in Pender County, North Carolina, United States of America

Pender County has 7 neighbours.

  • Burgaw

Demographics

The population of Pender County increased by 19.26% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 52,217 - census
2011 53,175 1.8% estimation process
2012 53,714 1% estimation process
2013 54,779 1.94% estimation process
2014 55,900 2.01% estimation process
2015 57,426 2.66% estimation process
2016 58,771 2.29% estimation process
2017 60,719 3.21% estimation process
2018 62,017 2.09% estimation process
2019 63,060 1.65% estimation process
2020 64,671 2.49% estimation process

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People born in Pender County (2)

People born in Pender County, including politician John Baptista Ashe, African artist Minnie Evans, .

List

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Raleigh 474,414 Capital of North Carolina
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West Raleigh 338,759 City in United States of America
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Durham County 327,306 County in North Carolina, United States of America
Greensboro 297,878 City in North Carolina, United States of America
Durham 285,897 County seat of Durham County, North Carolina, United States
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Winston-Salem 248,112 City in Forsyth County, North Carolina
Union County 244,562 County in North Carolina, United States
New Hanover County 236,613 County in North Carolina, United States
Gaston County 226,568 County in North Carolina, United States