Newland, North CarolinaNewland
is a town located in Avery County, North Carolina
. As of the 2000
census, the town had a total population of 704. It is the county seat
of Avery County6
Geography\nNewland is located at 36°5'11" North, 81°55'36" West (36.086509, -81.926664)1
According to the United States Census Bureau
, the town has a total area of 1.7 km²
). 1.7 km² (0.7 mi²) of it is land and none of the area is covered with water.
Demographics\nAs of the census
, there are 704 people, 334 households, and 207 families residing in the town. The population density
is 405.7/km² (1,044.4/mi²). There are 363 housing units at an average density of 209.2/km² (538.5/mi²). The racial makeup of the town is 99.01% White, 0.00% African American
, 0.00% Native American
, 0.00% Asian
, 0.00% Pacific Islander, 0.99% from other races, and 0.00% from two or more races. 1.56% of the population are Hispanic
of any race.
There are 334 households out of which 25.7% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 42.5% are married couples living together, 15.9% have a female householder with no husband present, and 38.0% are non-families. 34.7% of all households are made up of individuals and 17.7% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.09 and the average family size is 2.63.
In the town the population is spread out with 20.3% under the age of 18, 9.9% from 18 to 24, 26.7% from 25 to 44, 22.9% from 45 to 64, and 20.2% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 40 years. For every 100 females there are 89.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 84.5 males.
The median income for a household in the town is $24,375, and the median income for a family is $33,875. Males have a median income of $22,917 versus $24,500 for females. The per capita income for the town is $18,344. 21.2% of the population and 16.3% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total people living in poverty, 21.8% are under the age of 18 and 21.3% are 65 or older.