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Aulander, North Carolina
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Location of Aulander, North Carolina
Location of Aulander, North Carolina
Country United States
State North Carolina
County Bertie
Area
 • Total 1.48 sq mi (3.83 km2)
 • Land 1.48 sq mi (3.83 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
66 ft (20 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 895
 • Estimate 
(2019)
783
 • Density 530.13/sq mi (204.66/km2)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
27805
Area code(s) 252
FIPS code 37-02580
GNIS feature ID 1018874

Aulander is a town in Bertie County, North Carolina, United States. The population was 895 at the 2010 census.

History

Aulander was established on March 8, 1885.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1890 163
1900 342 109.8%
1910 543 58.8%
1920 803 47.9%
1930 1,041 29.6%
1940 1,057 1.5%
1950 1,112 5.2%
1960 1,083 −2.6%
1970 947 −12.6%
1980 1,214 28.2%
1990 1,209 −0.4%
2000 888 −26.6%
2010 895 0.8%
2019 (est.) 783 −12.5%
U.S. Decennial Census

As of the census of 2000, there were 888 people, 371 households, and 247 families residing in the town. The population density was 601.4 people per square mile (231.7/km2). There were 412 housing units at an average density of 279.0 per square mile (107.5/km2). The racial makeup of the town was 57.09% White, 41.10% African American, 0.11% Native American, 0.23% Asian, 1.13% from other races, and 0.34% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.24% of the population.

There were 371 households, out of which 25.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 42.0% were married couples living together, 19.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 33.4% were non-families. 29.1% of all households were made up of individuals, and 18.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.39 and the average family size was 2.90.

In the town, the population was spread out, with 24.7% under the age of 18, 7.9% from 18 to 24, 24.3% from 25 to 44, 23.9% from 45 to 64, and 19.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females, there were 90.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 79.8 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $24,808, and the median income for a family was $34,125 . Males had a median income of $30,000 versus $21,528 for females. The per capita income for the town was $13,767. About 22.1% of families and 26.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including 43.1% of those under age 18 and 26.5% of those age 65 or over.

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