Craven County

New Bern, NC: What you need to know

Birthplace of Pepsi Cola, New Bern is at the confluence of the Neuse and Trent rivers near the North Carolina coast, and the city has four historic neighborhoods with buildings dating as far back as the 1700s. A charming downtown district features antique stores, cafes and bed-and-breakfasts, and residents have access to quality of life conveniences like Craven Community College, Coastal Carolina Regional Airport and a year-round New Bern Farmers’ Market.


New Bern, NC City Profile

Quick Facts

Population 30,218
Median Age 36
Median Household Income $41,148
Median Home Price $147,700
Walkscore 27

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New Bern, NC Demographics

Median Population in New Bern, NC

Median Age 36.3%
Age 18 Over 75.8%
Age 21 Over 72.9%
Age 62 Over 21.5%
Age 65 Over 18.5%

Race in New Bern, NC

  Ethnicity White 56.5%
  Ethnicity Black 32.1%
  Ethnicity Asian 6.1%
  Ethnicity Hispanic 5.4%
  Ethnicity Indian 0.2%
  Ethnicity Other 2.5%

Population By Gender in New Bern, NC

  Male 47.4%
  Female 52.6%

Language in New Bern, NC

  English Only 87.8%
  English Other 12.2%

Economics in New Bern, NC

  Median Household Income $41,148
  Median Home Price $147,700
  Homes Owned 49.7%
  Homes Rent 50.3%
  Median Property Rent $848

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Commute Types in New Bern, NC

  Walked 2.1%
  Worked at Home 3.2%
  Public Transportation 0%
  Other Means 2.6%
  Drove Alone 80%
  Carpooled 12.1%

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Total Employed Armed Forces: 602
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