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Half Moon, North Carolina
Location of Half Moon, North Carolina
Location of Half Moon, North Carolina
Country United States
State North Carolina
County Onslow
 • Total 4.3 sq mi (11.1 km2)
 • Land 4.3 sq mi (11.1 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
30 ft (9 m)
 • Total 7,179
 • Density 1,548.1/sq mi (597.7/km2)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
FIPS code 37-28900
GNIS feature ID 0986297

Half Moon is a census-designated place (CDP) in Onslow County, North Carolina, United States. The population was 6,645 at the 2000 census. It is part of the Jacksonville, North Carolina Metropolitan Statistical Area.


Half Moon is located at 34°49′2″N 77°27′14″W / 34.81722°N 77.45389°W / 34.81722; -77.45389 (34.817244, -77.453842).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 4.3 square miles (11 km2), all of it land.


2020 census

Half Moon racial composition
Race Number Percentage
White (non-Hispanic) 4,100 54.36%
Black or African American (non-Hispanic) 1,580 20.95%
Native American 46 0.61%
Asian 183 2.43%
Pacific Islander 49 0.65%
Other/Mixed 674 8.94%
Hispanic or Latino 911 12.08%

As of the 2020 United States census, there were 7,543 people, 2,769 households, and 2,027 families residing in the CDP.

See also

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