New Bern, NC
Quality of Life, Demographics, And Statistics

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2021-08-09
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New Bern, North Carolina Info Snack

Population
29,895
Unemployment
8.1%
Poverty
18.7%
Median Home
$155,900
Median Income
$43,204
Median Rent
$859

New Bern SnackAbility

4
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
5/10
Housing
7
Affordability
5
Diversity
9.5
Safety
4
Amenities
8
Education
7
Commute
8.5

New Bern, NC Crime Report

1,124
Total Crimes
3,723.5
Total Crimes / 100k People
50.34%
Above National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
New Bern
/ 100k People
North Carolina
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 1,124 3,723.5 2,729.1 2,476.7
Violent Crime 125 414.1 371.8 366.7
Murder 0 0.0 6.0 5.0
Robbery 21 69.6 72.5 81.6
Aggravated Assault 99 328.0 262.4 250.2
Property Crime 999 3,309.4 2,357.3 2,109.9
Burglary 195 646.0 519.1 340.5
Larceny 787 2,607.1 1,666.0 1,549.5
Car Theft 17 56.3 172.2 219.9

New Bern, NC Cost Of Living

97
New Bern's Overall Cost Of Living
1.0x
Lower Than The National Average
Living Expense New Bern North Carolina National Average
Overall 97 95 100
Services 102 101 100
Groceries 98 98 100
Health 107 108 100
Housing 84 85 100
Transportation 108 94 100
Utilities 103 98 100

New Bern, NC Photos

Tryon Palace
Source: Public Domain
Newbernhouse
Source: Public Domain

Rankings for New Bern in North Carolina

Map Of New Bern, NC

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Population over time in New Bern

Year Population % Change
2019 29,895 -0.2%
2018 29,958 1.0%
2017 29,664 -1.4%
2016 30,075 -0.5%
2015 30,218 0.2%
2014 30,171 0.9%
2013 29,889 1.6%
2012 29,420 2.4%
2011 28,740 2.4%
2010 28,073 -

Race / Ethnicity in New Bern

White
54.3% (16,221)
African American
30.2% (9,034)
American Indian
0.3% (90)
Asian
5.9% (1,774)
Hawaiian
0.1% (17)
Other
0.1% (25)
Two Or More
1.2% (345)
Hispanic
8.0% (2,389)
Race New Bern NC USA
White 54.3% 63.1% 60.7%
African American 30.2% 21.1% 12.3%
American Indian 0.3% 1.1% 0.7%
Asian 5.9% 2.8% 5.5%
Hawaiian 0.1% 0.1% 0.2%
Other 0.1% 0.2% 0.2%
Two Or More 1.2% 2.2% 2.4%
Hispanic 8.0% 9.4% 18.0%

Gender in New Bern

Female
52.2% (15,613)
Male
47.8% (14,281)
Gender New Bern NC USA
Female 52.2% 51.3% 50.8%
Male 47.8% 48.7% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in New Bern for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
7.0% (2,092)
9-12th Grade
6.0% (1,793)
High School / GED
24.0% (7,174)
Some College
24.0% (7,174)
Associate's Degree
11.0% (3,288)
Bachelor's Degree
18.0% (5,381)
Master's Degree
8.0% (2,391)
Professional Degree
1.0% (298)
Doctorate Degree
1.0% (298)
Education New Bern NC USA
< 9th Grade 7.0% 4.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 6.0% 8.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 24.0% 26.0% 27.0%
Some College 24.0% 21.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 11.0% 10.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 18.0% 20.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 8.0% 8.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 1.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 1.0% 1.0% 1.0%

Household Income For New Bern, North Carolina

Less than $10,000
8.7% (258,595)
$10,000 to $14,999
5.2% (154,071)
$15,000 to $24,999
13.0% (390,067)
$25,000 to $34,999
14.2% (425,705)
$35,000 to $49,999
14.2% (425,053)
$50,000 to $74,999
15.6% (465,472)
$75,000 to $99,999
10.4% (309,663)
$100,000 to $149,999
11.2% (334,436)
$150,000 to $199,999
4.6% (136,469)
$200,000 or more
3.0% (89,965)
Income New Bern NC USA
Less than $10,000 8.7% 6.4% 6.0%
$10,000 to $14,999 5.2% 5.0% 4.3%
$15,000 to $24,999 13.0% 10.3% 8.9%
$25,000 to $34,999 14.2% 10.3% 8.9%
$35,000 to $49,999 14.2% 13.9% 12.3%
$50,000 to $74,999 15.6% 18.0% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 10.4% 12.4% 12.7%
$100,000 to $149,999 11.2% 13.1% 15.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 4.6% 5.1% 6.8%
$200,000 or more 3.0% 5.4% 7.7%

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