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Havelock, North Carolina

Havelock is a city located in Craven County, North Carolina. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 22,442.

Geography Havelock is located at 34°52'58" North, 76°54'33" West (34.882736, -76.909230)1.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 45.5 km² (17.6 mi²). 43.3 km² (16.7 mi²) of it is land and 2.2 km² (0.9 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 4.89% water.

Demographics As of the census of 2000, there are 22,442 people, 6,411 households, and 5,276 families residing in the city. The population density is 518.5/km² (1,342.9/mi²). There are 6,783 housing units at an average density of 156.7/km² (405.9/mi²). The racial makeup of the city is 70.48% White, 18.53% African American, 0.78% Native American, 2.54% Asian, 0.15% Pacific Islander, 3.94% from other races, and 3.58% from two or more races. 9.01% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 6,411 households out of which 52.5% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 69.3% are married couples living together, 10.0% have a female householder with no husband present, and 17.7% are non-families. 13.7% of all households are made up of individuals and 2.5% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.91 and the average family size is 3.19.

In the city the population is spread out with 28.2% under the age of 18, 29.0% from 18 to 24, 30.2% from 25 to 44, 9.6% from 45 to 64, and 3.1% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 23 years. For every 100 females there are 133.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 147.2 males.

The median income for a household in the city is $35,351, and the median income for a family is $37,000. Males have a median income of $22,048 versus $18,322 for females. The per capita income for the city is $15,586. 8.6% of the population and 6.8% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total people living in poverty, 12.0% are under the age of 18 and 8.3% are 65 or older.

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