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New Bern is 19th in North Carolina out of 145 other cities in Race - Asian

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General Demographics

Size Demographics

Size Demographics
New Bern Rank North Carolina US
Current population (2012) 30,316 29th 9,752,073 313,914,040
Size in square miles 28.2 21st 48,617.9 3,531,905.4
Population density (people per sqmi) 1,045.8 101st 196.1 87.4

People Demographics

Age Demographics
New Bern Rank North Carolina US
Residents younger than 5 7.5% 40th 6.4% 6.4%
Residents younger than 18 22.8% 103rd 23.4% 23.5%
Residents 65 or older 17.9% 32nd 13.8% 13.7%
Education Demographics
New Bern Rank North Carolina US
Residents with high school diploma (older than 25) 83.9% 87th 84.1% 85.4%
Residents with college degree (older than 25) 23.0% 80th 26.5% 28.2%
Race Demographics
New Bern Rank North Carolina US
Race - White 57.9% 100th 71.9% 77.9%
Race - Black or African American 33.2% 36th 22.0% 13.1%
Race - American Indian or Alaska Native 0.4% 68th 1.5% 1.2%
Race - Asian 3.6% 19th 2.5% 5.1%
Race - Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.1% 49th 0.1% 0.2%
Race - Two or More 2.4% 51st 2.0% 2.4%
Race - Hispanic or Latino 5.8% 80th 8.7% 16.9%
Race - White, not Hispanic or Latino 55.5% 98th 64.7% 63.0%
Misc People Demographics
New Bern Rank North Carolina US
Female residents 53.3% 49th 51.3% 50.8%
Foreign born residents 4.5% 99th 7.4% 12.8%

Housing Demographics

Housing Demographics
New Bern Rank North Carolina US
Housing units 14,471 24th 4,362,740 132,312,404
Units inside multi-unit buildings 26.7% 42nd 17.0% 25.9%
Households 12,832 23rd 3,664,119 114,761,359
Home ownership rate 53.4% 108th 67.8% 66.1%
Home median value $155,300 69th $152,700 $186,200
People per household 2.2 127th 2.5 2.6

Income Demographics

Income Demographics
New Bern Rank North Carolina US
Income per capita $24,220 68th $25,256 $27,915
Income per household $35,334 103rd $46,291 $52,762
Income below poverty line 23.5% 32nd 16.1% 14.3%

Business Demographics

Business Demographics
New Bern Rank North Carolina US
Total businesses (including small businesses) 3,049 27th 798,791 27,092,908
Retail sales $728,825 29th $114,578,173 $3,3917,663,456
Retail sales per capita $25,885 43rd $12,641 $12,990
Retail accommodation and food service sales $91,199 29th $16,126,939 $613,795,732

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