Enfield, NC Demographics


Population (year 2000): 2,347. Estimated population in July 2005: 2,302 (-1.9% change)
Males: 1,040 (44.3%), Females: 1,307 (55.7%)

Halifax County

Zip code: 27823

Median resident age: 36.2 years
Median household income: $19,762 (year 2000)
Median house value: $58,100 (year 2000)

Races in Enfield:

  • Black (79.3%)
  • White Non-Hispanic (19.4%)
  • Hispanic (1.1%)
  • Other race (0.6%)
  • Two or more races (0.6%)

Ancestries: United States (7.5%), English (3.7%), Italian (1.2%).

Elevation: 113 feet

Land area: 1.2 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Enfield

  • High school or higher: 51.2%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 6.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.5%
  • Unemployed: 14.9%
  • Mean travel time to work: 23.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Enfield town

  • Never married: 40.0%
  • Now married: 35.5%
  • Separated: 6.2%
  • Widowed: 11.1%
  • Divorced: 7.2%

1.7% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -800 (-25.4%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Enfield:

  • OUR COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (about 18 miles; SCOTLAND NECK, NC)
  • LIFECARE HOSPITALS OF NC (about 18 miles; ROCKY MOUNT, NC)
  • NASH GENERAL HOSPITAL (about 18 miles; ROCKY MOUNT, NC)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Enfield:

  • ROCKY MOUNT-WILSON RGNL (about 28 miles; ROCKY MOUNT, NC; ID: RWI)
  • PITT-GREENVILLE (about 43 miles; GREENVILLE, NC; ID: PGV)
  • KINSTON RGNL JETPORT AT STALLINGS FLD (about 60 miles; KINSTON, NC; ID: ISO)
Other public-use airports nearest to Enfield:

  • HALIFAX COUNTY (about 18 miles; ROANOKE RAPIDS, NC; ID: RZZ)
  • TARBORO-EDGECOMBE (about 20 miles; TARBORO, NC; ID: ETC)
  • WILSON INDUSTRIAL AIR CENTER (about 36 miles; WILSON, NC; ID: W03)
Amtrak station near Enfield:

  • 19 miles: ROCKY MOUNT (101 HAMMOND ST.). Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, intercity bus service.

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Enfield:

  • PITT COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 47 miles; GREENVILLE, NC; Full-time enrollment: 3,072)
  • EAST CAROLINA UNIVERSITY (about 48 miles; GREENVILLE, NC; FT enrollment: 16,633)
  • VANCE-GRANVILLE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 52 miles; HENDERSON, NC; FT enrollment: 2,076)
  • NORTH CAROLINA STATE UNIVERSITY AT RALEIGH (about 72 miles; RALEIGH, NC; FT enrollment: 23,918)
  • SHAW UNIVERSITY (about 73 miles; RALEIGH, NC; FT enrollment: 2,299)
  • VIRGINIA STATE UNIVERSITY (about 73 miles; PETERSBURG, VA; FT enrollment: 3,641)
  • WAKE TECHNICAL COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 76 miles; RALEIGH, NC; FT enrollment: 4,754)
Public primary/middle schools in Enfield:

  • INBORDEN ELEMENTARY (Students: 498; Location: 432 HANNON ST; Grades: PK – 05)
  • PITTMAN ELEMENTARY (Students: 301; Location: 25041 HWY 561; Grades: PK – 05)
  • EASTMAN MIDDLE (Students: 271; Location: 20212 HWY 48; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • ENFIELD MIDDLE (Students: 254; Location: 700 BRANCH STREET; Grades: 06 – 08)