Polkton, North CarolinaPolkton
is a town located in Anson County, North Carolina
. As of the 2000
census, the town had a total population of 1,195.
Geography\nPolkton is located at 35°0'14" North, 80°12'5" West (35.003888, -80.201527)1
According to the United States Census Bureau
, the town has a total area of 7.1 km²
). 7.1 km² (2.7 mi²) of it is land and none of the area is covered with water.
Demographics\nAs of the census
, there are 1,195 people, 297 households, and 206 families residing in the town. The population density
is 169.0/km² (438.5/mi²). There are 336 housing units at an average density of 47.5/km² (123.3/mi²). The racial makeup of the town is 40.08% White, 56.32% African American
, 1.26% Native American
, 1.34% Asian
, 0.00% Pacific Islander, 0.59% from other races, and 0.42% from two or more races. 1.17% of the population are Hispanic
of any race.
There are 297 households out of which 28.6% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 42.4% are married couples living together, 20.9% have a female householder with no husband present, and 30.6% are non-families. 27.6% of all households are made up of individuals and 9.1% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.66 and the average family size is 3.25.
In the town the population is spread out with 18.7% under the age of 18, 10.4% from 18 to 24, 42.5% from 25 to 44, 19.9% from 45 to 64, and 8.5% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 34 years. For every 100 females there are 185.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 217.3 males.
The median income for a household in the town is $30,329, and the median income for a family is $35,313. Males have a median income of $23,125 versus $20,682 for females. The per capita income for the town is $13,783. 22.5% of the population and 16.3% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total people living in poverty, 31.5% are under the age of 18 and 22.9% are 65 or older.