Clarkton, North Carolina

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Clarkton, North Carolina

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High Points

Clarkton strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in North Carolina):

Category Trophy
Public Transportation Use
(vs. State)
Top 1% trophy Clarkton Public Transportation Use
Affordability of Rents
(vs. Peers)
Top 3% trophy Clarkton Affordability of Rents
Racial Diversity
(vs. Peers)
Top 4% trophy Clarkton Racial Diversity

Comparative Profile of Clarkton, North Carolina

Comparing Clarkton to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in North Carolina (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Racial Diversity 10 9
Female Share of the Population 9 8
Age of the Population 8 8
Children Under 5 Years Old 7 7
Senior Citizens 6 5
Male Share of the Population 2 3
Well-Paid Single Men 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 3 3
Portion of People Married 1 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
College Educated Adults 6 5
Median Family Income 2 2
People in Middle Class or Better 2 2
People Above Poverty 1 1

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Public Transportation Use 10 10
Short Commute Times 3 2
Working at Home 3 3
Walking and Biking to Work 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Rents 10 10
People Living Alone 10 10
Housing Recently Built 7 5
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 7 7
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 7 6
Affordability of Property Taxes 6 7

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Clarkton Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 41 miles S of Fayetteville, North Carolina (center to center)
Nearest Large City 88 miles S of Raleigh, North Carolina
County Bladen
Standard Zip Codes 28433
Phone Area Codes 910
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 34.487
Longitude -78.656

Clarkton Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 8.7 miles
Jan Temp 33 to 57 F
Apr Temp 48 to 76 F
Jul Temp 69 to 93 F
Oct Temp 49 to 77 F
Annual Precip 50.2 inches
Distance 10.9 miles
Jan Temp 32 to 54 F
Apr Temp 48 to 74 F
Jul Temp 70 to 89 F
Oct Temp 50 to 74 F
Annual Precip 49.4 inches
Distance 22.9 miles
Jan Temp 31 to 54 F
Apr Temp 47 to 74 F
Jul Temp 68 to 90 F
Oct Temp 47 to 75 F
Annual Precip 47.9 inches
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Clarkton Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 705 100%
Male 322 45.7%
Female 383 54.3%
Under 18 176 25%
18+ 529 75%
65+ 114 16.2%
Median Age 41.1
Average Family Size 2.95
White 456 64.7%
African-American 228 32.3%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 7 1%
Other 10 1.4%
Mixed Race 4 0.6%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 33 4.7%

Estimated Clarkton Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 702
Growth -3
Growth % -0.4%

Clarkton Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 42.5%
US/American 24.1%
Scotch-Irish 12.2%
English 8.2%
Scottish 6.5%
German 3.4%
Irish 1.2%
French (except Basque) 1%
Lebanese 0.8%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Clarkton, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Emerson (28433)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Clarkton 705 $31,146
Bladenboro 1,718 $30,900
Brunswick 360 $16,786
Dublin 250 $29,250
Elizabethtown 3,698 $38,750
White Lake 529 $45,625
Whiteville 5,148 $34,128
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