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The Town of Powellsville had a population of 276 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Powellsville is located at latitude 36.2253 and longitude -76.9316 in Bertie County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Powellsville (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.36 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Bertie County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 66 feet.

The Town of Powellsville (GNIS ID: 2407155) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The Town of Powellsville is located within Township of Colerain, a minor civil division (MCD) of Bertie County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Powellsville population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Powellsville: Powells Crossroads.

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Powellsville, NC Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 276
Population in Households 276
Population in Familes 220
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 774
Diversity Index2 46


Total Households 131
Average Household Size 2.11
Family Households 80
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 152 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 90 (59.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 40 (26.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 21 (13.8%)
Median Home Value $68,750
Average Home Value $77,778


Median Household Income $36,832
Average Household Income $48,112
Per Capita Income $21,150
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.0% -0.51%
Households 0.0% -0.62%
Families -0.17% -0.76%
Median Household Income   -0.57%
Per Capita Income   0.83%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Powellsville, NC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Powellsville to the other 739 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in North Carolina by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 656 11th
Population Density1 # 316 57th
Diversity Index2 # 400 46th
Median Household Income # 499 33rd
Per Capita Income # 452 39th

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