- Stantonsburg, North Carolina
official_name = Stantonsburg, North Carolina
mapsize = 250x200px
map_caption = Location of Stantonsburg, North Carolina
subdivision_type = Country
subdivision_type1 = State
subdivision_type2 = County
subdivision_name2 = Wilson
unit_pref = Imperial
area_total_km2 = 1.4
area_land_km2 = 1.4
area_water_km2 = 0.0
area_total_sq_mi = 0.5
area_land_sq_mi = 0.5
area_water_sq_mi = 0.0
population_as_of = 2000
population_total = 746
population_density_km2 = 529.1
population_density_sq_mi = 1370.4
timezone = Eastern (EST)
utc_offset = -5
timezone_DST = EDT
utc_offset_DST = -4
elevation_m = 26
elevation_ft = 85
latd = 35 |latm = 36 |lats = 22 |latNS = N
longd = 77 |longm = 49 |longs = 16 |longEW = W
Stantonsburg is a town in Wilson County,
North Carolina, United States. It is named for James Stanton V. The population was 754 at the 2000 census.
Stantonsburg is located at coor dms|35|36|22|N|77|49|16|W|city (35.606116, -77.821177)GR|1.
According to the
United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 0.5 square miles (1.4 km²), all of it land.
As of the
censusGR|2 of 2000, there were 726 people, 305 households, and 207 families residing in the town. The population densitywas 1,370.4 people per square mile (528.9/km²). There were 334 housing units at an average density of 630.4/sq mi (243.3/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 55.65% White, 41.18% African American, 2.89% from other races, and 0.28% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.17% of the population.
There were 305 households out of which 25.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 47.5% were married couples living together, 14.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 32.1% were non-families. 28.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 15.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.38 and the average family size was 2.91.
In the town the population was spread out with 21.6% under the age of 18, 7.6% from 18 to 24, 27.1% from 25 to 44, 24.1% from 45 to 64, and 19.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 42 years. For every 100 females there were 97.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 85.9 males.
The median income for a household in the town was $31,167, and the median income for a family was $38,906. Males had a median income of $28,203 versus $21,806 for females. The
per capita incomefor the town was $13,585. About 6.3% of families and 11.6% of the population were below the poverty line, including 15.9% of those under age 18 and 17.9% of those age 65 or over.
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