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People

Total Population 2,197
Male Share of the Population 43.2%
Female Share of the Population 56.8%
Senior Citizens 18%
Employed Population 16+ 685
Age of the Population 42

Families

% of people married 37.2%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 13%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $39,306
% Above Poverty Level 62.4%
% Below Poverty Level 37.6%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 36 minutes
% Working from Home 1.5%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0.9%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 39.4%
Median Gross Rent $655
Median House Value $113,600

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 57.7%
US/American 0%
English 14%
Irish 5.6%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Hertford Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 39 miles S of Chesapeake, Virginia (center to center)
Nearest Large City 48 miles SW of Virginia Beach, Virginia
County Perquimans
Standard Zip Codes 27944
P.O. Box Zip Codes 27930
Phone Area Codes 252
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 36.19
Longitude -76.466

Hertford Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station EDENTON
Distance 12.8 miles
Jan Temp 33 to 53 F
Apr Temp 49 to 73 F
Jul Temp 70 to 89 F
Oct Temp 52 to 73 F
Annual Precip 48.3 inches
Station ELIZABETH CITY AP
Distance 16.7 miles
Jan Temp 34 to 51 F
Apr Temp 49 to 70 F
Jul Temp 70 to 88 F
Oct Temp 53 to 72 F
Annual Precip 46.9 inches
Station ELIZABETH CITY
Distance 17.3 miles
Jan Temp 32 to 53 F
Apr Temp 48 to 72 F
Jul Temp 70 to 89 F
Oct Temp 52 to 74 F
Annual Precip 48.2 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Durants Neck (27930, 27944)

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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Colerain 191 $60,938
Edenton 4,942 $28,804
Elizabeth City 18,111 $40,176
Gatesville 403 $61,964
Harrellsville 177 $41,250

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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Hertford High Schools

PERQUIMANS COUNTY HIGH
305 EDENTON ROAD ST
252-426-5778
Serves 596 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 14.5

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