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People

Total Population 2,576
Male Share of the Population 45.8%
Female Share of the Population 54.2%
Senior Citizens 16.9%
Employed Population 16+ 928
Age of the Population 40

Families

% of people married 40.9%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 18.6%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $37,356
% Above Poverty Level 76%
% Below Poverty Level 24%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 29 minutes
% Working from Home 2.5%
% Walking and Biking to Work 1.2%
% Using Public Transportation 1.2%

Housing

People Living Alone 31%
Median Gross Rent $645
Median House Value $99,000

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 50.6%
US/American 0%
English 7.8%
Irish 4.3%

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

Grifton Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 16 miles S of Greenville, North Carolina (center to center)
Nearest Large City 73 miles E of Raleigh, North Carolina
County Pitt
Metro Area Greenville
Standard Zip Codes 28530
Phone Area Codes 252
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 35.372
Longitude -77.437

Grifton 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 KINSTON AG RESEARCH
Distance 6.3 miles
Jan Temp 33 to 56 F
Apr Temp 48 to 76 F
Jul Temp 70 to 92 F
Oct Temp 51 to 77 F
Annual Precip 49.5 inches
Station KINSTON 5 SE
Distance 12.1 miles
Jan Temp 31 to 52 F
Apr Temp 47 to 72 F
Jul Temp 69 to 89 F
Oct Temp 48 to 73 F
Annual Precip 51.1 inches
Station GOLDSBORO 4 SE
Distance 29.9 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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Ayden 5,035 $40,600
Dover 284 $44,375
Hookerton 318 $64,250
Kinston 21,540 $37,968
Vanceboro 1,199 $41,875

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

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