Taylortown, North CarolinaTaylortown
is a town located in Moore County, North Carolina
. As of the 2000
census, the town had a total population of 845.
Geography\nTaylortown is located at 35°12'59" North, 79°29'44" West (35.216254, -79.495543)1
According to the United States Census Bureau
, the town has a total area of 3.1 km²
). 3.1 km² (1.2 mi²) of it is land and none of the area is covered with water.
Demographics\nAs of the census
, there are 845 people, 308 households, and 226 families residing in the town. The population density
is 271.9/km² (702.4/mi²). There are 337 housing units at an average density of 108.4/km² (280.1/mi²). The racial makeup of the town is 27.46% White, 69.47% African American
, 0.47% Native American
, 0.24% Asian
, 0.00% Pacific Islander, 0.36% from other races, and 2.01% from two or more races. 0.47% of the population are Hispanic
of any race.
There are 308 households out of which 36.0% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 46.1% are married couples living together, 21.1% have a female householder with no husband present, and 26.3% are non-families. 21.4% of all households are made up of individuals and 10.1% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.74 and the average family size is 3.19.
In the town the population is spread out with 28.3% under the age of 18, 6.7% from 18 to 24, 32.0% from 25 to 44, 20.6% from 45 to 64, and 12.4% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 35 years. For every 100 females there are 91.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 87.6 males.
The median income for a household in the town is $30,781, and the median income for a family is $35,739. Males have a median income of $32,625 versus $20,125 for females. The per capita income for the town is $16,889. 14.8% of the population and 12.0% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total people living in poverty, 14.3% are under the age of 18 and 20.7% are 65 or older.