Powellsville, NC Profile: Facts & Data


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Powellsville, North Carolina - Basic Facts

The Town of Powellsville had a population of 283 as of July 1, 2018.

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.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Powellsville: Powells Crossroads.

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Powellsville, NC Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 283
Population in Households 283
Population in Familes 227
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 793
Diversity Index3 47


Median Household Income $37,132
Average Household Income $47,362
Per Capita Income $21,407


Total Housing Units 155 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 93 (60.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 43 (27.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 20 (12.9%)
Median Home Value $69,886
Average Home Value $78,763


Total Households 135
Average Household Size 2.1
Family Households 83
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.3% -0.28%
Households 0.37% -0.15%
Families 0.3% -0.24%
Median Household Income   1.94%
Per Capita Income   1.73%

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, 2018 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 # 654 12th
Population Density # 314 58th
Diversity Index # 381 48th
Median Household Income # 524 29th
Per Capita Income # 475 36th

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