NC

National Population : 333,590,059
North Carolina State Population : 10,753,007

About Oriental, NC

Oriental, NC is located in Pamlico County in the state of North Carolina.

The total City Population for Oriental is about 861 with about 232 people per square mile, and the larger Metro Area Population is about 2,790.

The Average Home Value is $268,800.00, which is roughly 41% higher than the Average Home Value of $159,475.00 for the state of North Carolina, and roughly 30% higher than the National Average of $188,692.00.

The Median Income Per Household is about $53,902.00, which is roughly 8% higher than the Average Median Income Per Household of $49,737.00 for the state of North Carolina, and roughly 6% lower than the National Average of $57,518.00.

Employment

The Unemployment Rate for Oriental is about 3.1%.

North Carolina is ranked #52 out of 52 for Best and Worst States to Work in America, with an overall score of 6.19 out of 100.

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Voting

Pamlico County voted Republican in the 2020 Presidential Election with a very significant difference of 44.05% between the winner and runner up.

Voting Results by Party

Republican: 63.54%
Democratic: 35.55%
Libertarian: 0.58%
Other: 0.2%
Green: 0.13%


Nearby Locations

Merritt, NC (5.50 mi.)
Mesic, NC (7.90 mi.)
Bayboro, NC (7.90 mi.)
Arapahoe, NC (8.18 mi.)
Grantsboro, NC (10.30 mi.)
Vandemere, NC (10.65 mi.)
Havelock, NC (15.04 mi.)
Cherry Point, NC (15.69 mi.)
Hobucken, NC (18.74 mi.)
Williston, NC (18.98 mi.)
Smyrna, NC (18.98 mi.)
New Bern, NC (19.37 mi.)
Aurora, NC (19.41 mi.)
Stacy, NC (19.52 mi.)
Sealevel, NC (19.64 mi.)

Additional Location Details

Zip Code(s) : 28571
Latitude : 35.056788
Longitude : -76.699534
TimeZone : Eastern (GMT -05:00)
Daylight Saving : Yes
Region : South
Average Elevation : 7 ft.
Area Code(s) : 252

Demographic Details

Average # of People Per Household : 2.00
Male Population Estimate : 45.70%
Female Population Estimate : 46.95%
Median Age : 59.2
Male Median Age : 59.8
Female Median Age : 58.7

White Population Estimate : 79.03%
Black Population Estimate : 12.72%
Hispanic Population Estimate : 2.33%
Asian Population Estimate : 0.22%
Hawaiian Population Estimate : 0.00%
Indian Population Estimate : 1.00%
Other Population Estimate : 0.93%

Crime Details

NOTE: Crime is available at the County level so this doesn't necessarily represent the city of Oriental specifically.
Average # of Homicides for Pamlico County: Data Not Available
Average # of Violent Crimes for Pamlico County: About 165 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)

Pamlico County is about 43% lower than the national average of about 288 violent crimes per 100,000 people.