New Bern Information

Travel info, sports, demographic data, and general statistics about the city of New Bern, NC

General New Bern Information

State: North Carolina

County: Craven County

Close cities: Bridgeton, NC, Ernul, NC, Fairfield Harbour, NC, New Bern, NC, River Bend, NC, James City, NC, Brices Creek, NC, Trent Woods, NC, Pollocksville, NC

New Bern Population (census data)
Total 28,170 (+19.0% since 2000)
Male 12,847 (45.6%)
Female 15,323 (54.4%)

Population Density: 1,091 people per sq. mile

Cost of Living Index: 84.8 (US Avg is 100)

New Bern Elevation: 15 feet above sea level

Land Area: 25.8 square miles

Median Household Income: $36,881

Zip Codes: 28564, 28561, 28563, 28560, and 28562.

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New Bern Demographic Data

Ethnic Information:
  • White Non-Hispanic (54.8%)
  • Black (40.3%)
  • Hispanic (3.0%)
  • Other race (1.4%)
  • Two or more races (1.3%)
  • American Indian (0.7%)
Ancestry Information:
  • English (10.7%)
  • United States (10.0%)
  • Irish (8.5%)
  • German (8.4%)
  • Scottish (2.5%)
  • French (1.9%)
Foriegn Born: 833 people (3.0%)
  • Latin America (50.0%)
  • Europe (26.5%)
  • Asia (23.5%)

Local New Bern Sports Teams

Major League Baseball: Washington Nationals, Baltimore Orioles
NFL Football: Carolina Panthers, Washington Redskins
NBA Basketball: Charlotte Bobcats
NHL Hockey: Carolina Hurricanes
NCAA Sports: East Carolina University, , North Carolina Wilmington

New Bern School Information

High Schools
Craven Early College High School (800 College Court, New Bern, NC, 28560 - Craven County Schools District)
New Bern High (4200 Academic Drive, New Bern, NC, 28562 - Craven County Schools District)
Middle Schools
Grover C Fields Middle (2000 M L King Jr Boulevard, New Bern, NC, 28560 - Craven County Schools District)
H J Macdonald Middle (3127 Elizabeth Avenue, New Bern, NC, 28562 - Craven County Schools District)
West Craven Middle (515 NW Craven Mid School Road, New Bern, NC, 28562 - Craven County Schools District)
Elementary Schools
Albert H Bangert Elementary (3712 Canterbury Road, New Bern, NC, 28562 - Craven County Schools District)
Ben D Quinn Elementary (4275 M L King Jr Boulevard, New Bern, NC, 28562 - Craven County Schools District)
Bridgeton Elementary (230 Branch Canal Road, New Bern, NC, 28560 - Craven County Schools District)
Brinson Memorial Elementary (319 Neuse Forest Avenue, New Bern, NC, 28560 - Craven County Schools District)
J T Barber Elementary (1700 Cobb Street, New Bern, NC, 28560 - Craven County Schools District)
Oaks Road Elementary (2811 Oaks Road, New Bern, NC, 28560 - Craven County Schools District)
Trent Park Elementary (2500 Educational Drive, New Bern, NC, 28562 - Craven County Schools District)

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