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Overview

Introduction to Havelock, North Carolina

Havelock, North Carolina, in Craven county, is 31 miles E of Jacksonville, North Carolina (center to center) and 115 miles SE of Raleigh, North Carolina.

Havelock History

The modern day City of Havelock was originally named Havelock Station. It was named after Sir Henry Havelock, a British war hero of the Indian Rebellion of 1857. The Atlantic and North Carolina railroad first entered the area in the late 1850s. The Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point was also established in the city in 1940. Havelock was officially incorporated in 1959.

Havelock and nearby Attractions

  • Alfred A Cunningham Air Museum
  • Croatan National Forest
  • Indian Beach
  • Pine Knoll Shores Beach
  • North Carolina Aquarium
  • Cape Lookout National Seashore

Things To Do In Havelock

Havelock offers more than 100 acres of parks and open spaces to its residents and visitors. You can visit the Walter B Jones Park, Sermons Park, City Park, Waterfront Park, South Forest Park, and Village Park. Some of the local shopping centers are the Havelock Shopping Center, Cherry Plaza Shopping Center, Commercial Shopping Center, Slocum Village Shopping Center, and Gateway Shopping Center.

Havelock Transportation

Flights can be availed from Cherry Point MCAS (Cunningham Field) Airport.

Havelock Higher Education

Opportunities for higher education are offered at Coastal Carolina Community College, Pitt Community College, East Carolina University, and several other colleges and universities.

Demographics

People

Total Population20,630
Male Share of the Population57.8%
Female Share of the Population42.2%
Senior Citizens5%
Employed Population 16+11,341
Age of the Population24

Families

% of people married53%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher16.2%
Median Earnings25+$31,281
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$29,289

Wealth

Median Family Income$45,300
% Above Poverty Level86.6%
% Below Poverty Level13.4%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time18 minutes
% Working from Home1.9%
% Walking and Biking to Work5.2%
% Using Public Transportation0.8%

Housing

People Living Alone16.6%
Median Gross Rent$1,031
Median House Value$140,000

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)40.3%
Irish16.2%
German15.7%
English9%
Italian4.8%
Scottish3.2%
West Indian2.1%
Dutch2%
French Except Basque1.9%
Polish1.4%
Jamaican1.3%
Portuguese1.1%
Brazilian1%
Swedish0.6%
Haitian0.6%
Greek0.5%
Norwegian0.5%
African0.3%
Welsh0.3%
Hungarian0.3%
Danishn0.3%
Czech0.3%
Canadian0.3%
Arab0.2%
Barbadian0.1%
Egyptian0.1%
Trinidad Tobago0.1%
Lebanese0.1%
Croatian0.1%
Finnish0.1%
Serbian0.1%
Icelander0.1%
Russian0.1%
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Havelock Almanac

CategoryValue
County Craven County
Standard Zip Codes28532, 28533
Phone Area Codes252
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude34.9
Approximate Longitude-76.89

Havelock Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationCHERRY POINT MCAS
Distance1.8 miles
Jan Temp35 to 55 F
Apr Temp51 to 73 F
Jul Temp72 to 89 F
Oct Temp54 to 75 F
Annual Precip57.1 inches
StationMOREHEAD CITY 2 WNW
Distance13.9 miles
Jan Temp36 to 57 F
Apr Temp51 to 72 F
Jul Temp72 to 89 F
Oct Temp55 to 77 F
Annual Precip58.2 inches
StationBAYBORO 3 E
Distance21.5 miles
Jan Temp34 to 56 F
Apr Temp48 to 74 F
Jul Temp70 to 89 F
Oct Temp52 to 76 F
Annual Precip54.7 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Arapahoe453$52,750
Cape Carteret2,267$80,982
Emerald Isle3,709$76,750
Newport4,666$60,412
Pine Knoll Shores1,420$82,083

Havelock Public Schools

Arthur W Edwards Elementary
200 Education Lane
ZIP: 28532
(252) 444-5140
Primary
Total Enrollment 392
Early College East High
104 Middle School Lane
ZIP: 28532
(252) 444-5194
High
Total Enrollment 220
Graham A Barden Elementary
200 Cedar Drive
ZIP: 28532
(252) 444-5100
Primary
Total Enrollment 325
Havelock Elementary
201 Cunningham Boulevard
ZIP: 28532
(252) 444-5106
Primary
Total Enrollment 391
Havelock High
101 Webb Boulevard
ZIP: 28532
(252) 444-5112
High
Total Enrollment 1119
Havelock Middle
102 Middle School Lane
ZIP: 28532
(252) 444-5125
Middle
Total Enrollment 443
Roger R Bell Elementary
804 Fontana Boulevard
ZIP: 28532
(252) 444-5133
Primary
Total Enrollment 329
Tucker Creek Middle
200 Sermons Boulevard
ZIP: 28532
(252) 444-7200
Middle
Total Enrollment 417
W Jesse Gurganus Elementary
535 Hwy 70 W
ZIP: 28532
(252) 444-5150
Primary
Total Enrollment 504

Havelock Private Schools

Annunciation Catholic School
246 E Main St
ZIP: 28532
Elementary
Total Enrollment 80
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