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Micro, North Carolina
Location of Micro, North Carolina
Location of Micro, North Carolina
Country United States
State North Carolina
County Johnston
Area
 • Total 0.4 sq mi (1.1 km2)
 • Land 0.4 sq mi (1.1 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation
187 ft (57 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 441
 • Density 1,114.9/sq mi (430.4/km2)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
27555
Area code(s) 919
FIPS code 37-42620
GNIS feature ID 1021423

Micro is a town in Johnston County, North Carolina, United States. The 2010 population was 441.

Geography

Micro is located at 35°33′46″N 78°12′14″W / 35.56278°N 78.20389°W / 35.56278; -78.20389.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 0.4 square miles (1.0 km2), all of it land.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1900 61
1910 74 21.3%
1920 183 147.3%
1930 222 21.3%
1940 289 30.2%
1950 310 7.3%
1960 350 12.9%
1970 300 −14.3%
1980 438 46.0%
1990 417 −4.8%
2000 454 8.9%
2010 441 −2.9%
Est. 2015 484 9.8%
U.S. Decennial Census

The mayor of Micro is Walter "Jay" Warren Jr. As of the census of 2000, there were 454 people, 211 households, and 124 families residing in the town. The population density was 1,114.9 people per square mile (427.5/km²). There were 225 housing units at an average density of 552.5 per square mile (211.9/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 90.97% White, 7.71% African American, 1.10% from other races, and 0.22% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.96% of the population.

There were 211 households out of which 25.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 43.6% were married couples living together, 12.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 41.2% were non-families. 39.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 24.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.15 and the average family size was 2.88.

In the town, the population was spread out with 22.7% under the age of 18, 7.3% from 18 to 24, 26.0% from 25 to 44, 22.2% from 45 to 64, and 21.8% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females there were 85.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 75.5 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $28,889, and the median income for a family was $39,773. Males had a median income of $30,962 versus $20,000 for females. The per capita income for the town was $15,629. About 1.4% of families and 8.3% of the population were below the poverty line, including 4.1% of those under age 18 and 27.9% of those age 65 or over.

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