Belhaven, NC Demographics


Population (year 2000): 1,968. Estimated population in July 2005: 1,965 (-0.2% change)
Males: 886 (45.0%), Females: 1,082 (55.0%)

Beaufort County

Zip code: 27810

Median resident age: 40.6 years
Median household income: $16,674 (year 2000)
Median house value: $57,600 (year 2000)

Races in Belhaven:

  • Black (60.7%)
  • White Non-Hispanic (35.5%)
  • Hispanic (2.7%)
  • Other race (0.7%)
  • Two or more races (0.7%)

Ancestries: United States (14.8%), English (4.4%), Subsaharan African (1.9%), Irish (1.1%).

Elevation: 4 feet

Land area: 1.5 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Belhaven

  • High school or higher: 66.3%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 7.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.2%
  • Unemployed: 10.1%
  • Mean travel time to work: 24.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Belhaven town

  • Never married: 26.5%
  • Now married: 41.3%
  • Separated: 8.8%
  • Widowed: 12.4%
  • Divorced: 10.9%

1.0% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -325 (-14.2%).

Hospitals

Hospital/medical center in Belhaven:

  • PUNGO DISTRICT HOSPITAL (210 EAST WATER ST)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Belhaven:

  • WASHINGTON COUNTY HOSPITAL (about 22 miles; PLYMOUTH, NC)
  • BEAUFORT COUNTY HOSPITAL (about 29 miles; WASHINGTON, NC)
  • MARTIN GENERAL HOSPITAL (about 38 miles; WILLIAMSTON, NC)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Belhaven:

  • CRAVEN COUNTY REGIONAL (about 44 miles; NEW BERN, NC; ID: EWN)
  • CHERRY POINT MCAS /CUNNINGHAM FIELD/ (about 48 miles; CHERRY POINT, NC; ID: NKT)
  • PITT-GREENVILLE (about 53 miles; GREENVILLE, NC; ID: PGV)
Other public-use airports nearest to Belhaven:

  • PLYMOUTH MUNI (about 20 miles; PLYMOUTH, NC; ID: PMZ)
  • WARREN FIELD (about 29 miles; WASHINGTON, NC; ID: OCW)
  • NORTHEASTERN RGNL (about 33 miles; EDENTON, NC; ID: EDE)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Belhaven:

  • EAST CAROLINA UNIVERSITY (about 50 miles; GREENVILLE, NC; Full-time enrollment: 16,633)
  • PITT COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 51 miles; GREENVILLE, NC; FT enrollment: 3,072)
  • COASTAL CAROLINA COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 74 miles; JACKSONVILLE, NC; FT enrollment: 2,237)
  • TIDEWATER COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 93 miles; NORFOLK, VA; FT enrollment: 11,042)
  • NORFOLK STATE UNIVERSITY (about 94 miles; NORFOLK, VA; FT enrollment: 5,820)
  • ECPI COLLEGE OF TECHNOLOGY (about 95 miles; VIRGINIA BEACH, VA; FT enrollment: 2,083)
  • OLD DOMINION UNIVERSITY (about 100 miles; NORFOLK, VA; FT enrollment: 13,330)
Private high school in Belhaven:

  • PUNGO CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 111; Location: 1009 W MAIN STREET; Grades: PK – 12)