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Pollocksville, North Carolina
Town of Pollocksville
Downtown Pollocksville
Downtown Pollocksville
Location of Pollocksville, North Carolina
Location of Pollocksville, North Carolina
Country United States
State North Carolina
County Jones
Area
 • Total 0.33 sq mi (0.86 km2)
 • Land 0.31 sq mi (0.81 km2)
 • Water 0.02 sq mi (0.04 km2)
Elevation
16 ft (5 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 311
 • Estimate 
(2019)
281
 • Density 894.90/sq mi (345.53/km2)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
28573
Area code(s) 252
FIPS code 37-53200
GNIS feature ID 1014565

Pollocksville is a town in Jones County, North Carolina, United States. The population was 311 at the 2010 census. It is part of the New Bern, North Carolina Micropolitan Statistical Area.

History

The town has the name of Thomas Pollock, a local landowner.

The Bryan-Bell Farm, Foscue and Simmons Plantations, Foscue Plantation House, Bryan Lavender House, and Sanderson House are listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

Geography

Pollocksville is located at 35°0′23″N 77°13′19″W / 35.00639°N 77.22194°W / 35.00639; -77.22194 (35.006313, -77.222030).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 0.3 square miles (0.78 km2), all of it land.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1880 53
1890 143 169.8%
1900 198 38.5%
1910 227 14.6%
1920 339 49.3%
1930 357 5.3%
1940 408 14.3%
1950 420 2.9%
1960 416 −1.0%
1970 456 9.6%
1980 318 −30.3%
1990 299 −6.0%
2000 269 −10.0%
2010 311 15.6%
2019 (est.) 281 −9.6%
U.S. Decennial Census

2020 census

Pollocksville racial composition
Race Number Percentage
White (non-Hispanic) 153 57.09%
Black or African American (non-Hispanic) 76 28.36%
Native American 3 1.12%
Other/Mixed 17 6.34%
Hispanic or Latino 19 7.09%

As of the 2020 United States census, there were 268 people, 117 households, and 48 families residing in the town.

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