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Fairfield Harbour, North Carolina
Location of Fairfield Harbour, North Carolina
Location of Fairfield Harbour, North Carolina
Country United States
State North Carolina
County Craven
 • Total 4.1 sq mi (10.7 km2)
 • Land 2.9 sq mi (7.5 km2)
 • Water 1.2 sq mi (3.2 km2)
7 ft (2 m)
 • Total 2,952
 • Density 1,026/sq mi (396.0/km2)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
FIPS code 37-22305
GNIS feature ID 1024777

Fairfield Harbour is an unincorporated community and census-designated place (CDP) in Craven County, North Carolina, United States. The population was 2,952 at the 2010 census, up from 1,983 in 2000. It is part of the New Bern, North Carolina Micropolitan Statistical Area.


Fairfield Harbour is located in east-central Craven County at 35°4′27″N 76°57′39″W / 35.07417°N 76.96083°W / 35.07417; -76.96083 (35.074045, -76.960898), in reclaimed marshland bordered by the Neuse River to the southwest and Upper Broad Creek to the east. Via Broad Creek Road and U.S. Route 17, it is 11 miles (18 km) north and west to the center of New Bern, the county seat.

According to the United States Census Bureau, Fairfield Harbour has a total area of 4.1 square miles (10.7 km2), of which 2.9 square miles (7.5 km2) is land and 1.2 square miles (3.2 km2), or 30.22%, is water.


2020 census

Fairfield Harbour racial composition
Race Number Percentage
White (non-Hispanic) 2,428 87.75%
Black or African American (non-Hispanic) 128 4.63%
Native American 6 0.22%
Asian 28 1.01%
Pacific Islander 1 0.04%
Other/Mixed 90 3.25%
Hispanic or Latino 86 3.11%

As of the 2020 United States census, there were 2,767 people, 1,342 households, and 985 families residing in the CDP.

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Kids robot.svg In Spanish: Fairfield Harbour (Carolina del Norte) para niños

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