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Grifton, North Carolina

Grifton is a town located in North Carolina. As of the 2000 census, the town had a total population of 2,073.


\nGrifton is located at 35°22'30" North, 77°26'2" West (35.375129, -77.433860)
1. According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 4.4 km² (1.7 mi²). None of the area is covered with water.


\nAs of the
census of 2000, there are 2,073 people, 812 households, and 583 families residing in the town. The population density is 468.1/km² (1,209.4/mi²). There are 1,092 housing units at an average density of 246.6/km² (637.1/mi²). The racial makeup of the town is 63.24% White, 33.19% African American, 0.19% Native American, 0.05% Asian, 0.24% Pacific Islander, 2.32% from other races, and 0.77% from two or more races. 4.73% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race. There are 812 households out of which 29.6% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 51.0% are married couples living together, 16.5% have a female householder with no husband present, and 28.2% are non-families. 25.0% of all households are made up of individuals and 12.7% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.49 and the average family size is 2.96. In the town the population is spread out with 23.9% under the age of 18, 7.2% from 18 to 24, 25.6% from 25 to 44, 25.4% from 45 to 64, and 17.9% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 40 years. For every 100 females there are 93.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 85.4 males. The median income for a household in the town is $34,853, and the median income for a family is $40,875. Males have a median income of $31,207 versus $25,043 for females. The per capita income for the town is $16,488. 17.5% of the population and 12.2% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total people living in poverty, 31.7% are under the age of 18 and 12.6% are 65 or older.