Middleburg, North Carolina

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Middleburg, North Carolina
Location of Middleburg, North Carolina
Location of Middleburg, North Carolina
Coordinates: 36°23′56″N 78°19′26″W / 36.39889°N 78.32389°W / 36.39889; -78.32389Coordinates: 36°23′56″N 78°19′26″W / 36.39889°N 78.32389°W / 36.39889; -78.32389
CountryUnited States
StateNorth Carolina
CountyVance
Area
 • Total0.6 sq mi (1.5 km2)
 • Land0.6 sq mi (1.5 km2)
 • Water0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation
466 ft (142 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total133
 • Estimate 
(2016)[1]
141
 • Density220/sq mi (89/km2)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
27556
Area code(s)252
FIPS code37-42640[2]
GNIS feature ID1021435[3]

Middleburg is a town in Vance County, North Carolina, United States. The population was 133 at the 2010 census. It was in Warren County, North Carolina and known as Middleburgh prior to the establishment of Vance County in 1881.

History[edit]

Middleburg Baptist Church was established on November 27, 1881. The first pastor was Reverend M.V. McDuffy.[4]

The Pleasant Hill/Hawkins House is located near Middleburg. It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1979. The original dwelling was probably built by Colonel Philemon Hawkins, III. (1785-1842), and birthplace of Governor William Hawkins (1777-1819).[5] [6]

Geography[edit]

Middleburg is located at 36°23′56″N 78°19′26″W / 36.39889°N 78.32389°W / 36.39889; -78.32389 (36.398820, -78.323922).[7]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 0.6 square miles (1.5 km²), all of it land.

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
188084
1900169
1910117−30.8%
1920104−11.1%
193013832.7%
194018131.2%
195021719.9%
1960170−21.7%
1970149−12.4%
198018524.2%
1990131−29.2%
200016223.7%
2010133−17.9%
Est. 2016141[1]6.0%
U.S. Decennial Census[8]

As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 162 people, 54 households, and 46 families residing in the town. The population density was 284.6 people per square mile (109.7/km²). There were 56 housing units at an average density of 98.4 per square mile (37.9/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 34.57% White, 63.58% African American, 1.23% from other races, and 0.62% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.70% of the population.

There were 54 households out of which 35.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 55.6% were married couples living together, 24.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 13.0% were non-families. 13.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 3.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.00 and the average family size was 3.26.

In the town, the population was spread out with 30.9% under the age of 18, 8.6% from 18 to 24, 29.0% from 25 to 44, 22.2% from 45 to 64, and 9.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 31 years. For every 100 females, there were 97.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 103.6 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $25,313, and the median income for a family was $28,750. Males had a median income of $21,563 versus $18,125 for females. The per capita income for the town was $11,552. About 4.2% of families and 5.0% of the population were below the poverty line, including 10.5% of those under the age of eighteen and none of those sixty five or over.

Notable people[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved June 9, 2017.
  2. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  3. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  4. ^ "History of Middleburg Baptist Church". Middleburg Baptist Church. October 2014. Retrieved May 7, 2019.
  5. ^ Catherine Bishir and Jim Sumner (n.d.). "Pleasant Hill" (pdf). National Register of Historic Places - Nomination and Inventory. North Carolina State Historic Preservation Office. Retrieved 2014-08-01.
  6. ^ National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service.
  7. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
  8. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2015.