Turkey, North Carolina

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Turkey Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 39 miles E of Fayetteville, North Carolina (center to center)
Nearest Large City 59 miles SE of Raleigh, North Carolina
County Sampson
Standard Zip Codes 28393
Phone Area Codes 910
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 34.992
Longitude -78.194

Turkey Climate

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  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station CLINTON 2 NE
Distance 5.3 miles
Jan Temp 32 to 52 F
Apr Temp 48 to 73 F
Jul Temp 70 to 90 F
Oct Temp 49 to 74 F
Annual Precip 49.1 inches
Station WILLARD 4 SW
Distance 25.1 miles
Jan Temp 35 to 57 F
Apr Temp 49 to 77 F
Jul Temp 70 to 91 F
Oct Temp 52 to 77 F
Annual Precip 54.2 inches
Distance 27.9 miles
Jan Temp 33 to 54 F
Apr Temp 50 to 75 F
Jul Temp 71 to 91 F
Oct Temp 51 to 75 F
Annual Precip 49.8 inches
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Turkey Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 262 100%
Male 126 48.1%
Female 136 51.9%
Under 18 72 27.5%
18+ 190 72.5%
65+ 48 18.3%
Median Age 37.8
Average Family Size 3.34
White 202 77.1%
African-American 49 18.7%
Asian 4 1.5%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 5 1.9%
Mixed Race 2 0.8%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 9 3.4%

Estimated Turkey Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 269
Growth 7
Growth % 2.7%

Turkey 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) 55.2%
English 18.4%
US/American 11%
African 10.4%
Irish 3.1%
German 1.8%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Turkey 262 $23,125
Calypso 410 $31,875
Clinton 8,600 $36,144
Faison 744 $30,724
Kenansville 1,149 $41,307
Magnolia 932 $25,962
Warsaw 3,051 $27,473
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