|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of New Bern is 31,346. New Bern, North Carolina is the 1,264th largest city in the US.
New Bern is located entirely in Craven County.
The current population of New Bern (31,346) is it's peak population.
New Bern has grown 34.7% since the 2000. New Bern, North Carolina is growing somewhat quickly; it is growing faster than 73% of similarly sized cities since 2000.
New Bern has a population density of 1,045.8 people per square mile.
|1259||Dania Beach, Florida||31,454||14.9%|
|1264||New Bern, North Carolina||31,346||34.7%|
|1265||Morrisville, North Carolina||31,278||461.7%|
|1266||Port Chester, New York||31,190||11.8%|
|1269||New Smyrna Beach, Florida||31,120||51.2%|
The total voting age population of New Bern, North Carolina, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 22,638. The voting age population is 46.5% male and 53.5% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 21.8% of the residents of New Bern are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of New Bern are 58.9% White, 30.4% Black, 5.9% Asian, 2.8% Other, 1.5% Two or more races, 0.4% American Indian and 0.1% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander. Additionally, 8.0% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In New Bern, 18.7% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 35.0%. On a per-household basis, 14.9% of families are below the poverty line in New Bern.
Among those aged 16 and older, 60.1% of New Bern residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 86.8% of New Bern residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 28.1% have a bachelor's degree and 10.6% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among New Bern residents aged 5 and older, 12.7% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 6.0% of residents speak Spanish at home, 1.0% speak an Indo-European language, and 5.3% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in New Bern is 8.1%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In New Bern, 18.0% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in New Bern is $43,204.
In New Bern, 53.0% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 47.0% of housing units in New Bern.
Of all the housing units in New Bern, 5.7% of them were build before 1940.
In New Bern, 32.7% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 5,200 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in New Bern is $859.
In New Bern, 76.7% of households have an active broadband internet connection.