Scotland Neck, NC Demographics


Population (year 2000): 2,362. Estimated population in July 2005: 2,240 (-5.2% change)
Males: 1,058 (44.8%), Females: 1,304 (55.2%)

Halifax County

Zip code: 27874

Median resident age: 39.1 years
Median household income: $21,094 (year 2000)
Median house value: $55,900 (year 2000)

Races in Scotland Neck:

  • Black (68.0%)
  • White Non-Hispanic (29.5%)
  • Hispanic (2.1%)
  • Other race (1.1%)
  • Two or more races (0.8%)

Ancestries: United States (10.1%), English (4.8%), Scottish (1.7%), German (1.4%), Irish (1.3%).

Elevation: 103 feet

Land area: 1.2 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Scotland Neck

  • High school or higher: 58.3%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 9.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.0%
  • Unemployed: 11.2%
  • Mean travel time to work: 20.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Scotland Neck town

  • Never married: 33.9%
  • Now married: 37.4%
  • Separated: 4.0%
  • Widowed: 16.2%
  • Divorced: 8.5%

1.1% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -377 (-13.8%).

Hospitals

Hospital/medical center in Scotland Neck:

  • OUR COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (921 JUNIOR HIGH ROAD)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Scotland Neck:

  • HERITAGE HOSPITAL (about 18 miles; TARBORO, NC)
  • HALIFAX REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER INC (about 28 miles; ROANOKE RAPIDS, NC)
  • LIFECARE HOSPITALS OF NC (about 31 miles; ROCKY MOUNT, NC)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Scotland Neck:

  • PITT-GREENVILLE (about 35 miles; GREENVILLE, NC; ID: PGV)
  • ROCKY MOUNT-WILSON RGNL (about 38 miles; ROCKY MOUNT, NC; ID: RWI)
  • KINSTON RGNL JETPORT AT STALLINGS FLD (about 58 miles; KINSTON, NC; ID: ISO)
Other public-use airports nearest to Scotland Neck:

  • TARBORO-EDGECOMBE (about 16 miles; TARBORO, NC; ID: ETC)
  • TRI-COUNTY (about 21 miles; AHOSKIE, NC; ID: ASJ)
  • MARTIN COUNTY (about 27 miles; WILLIAMSTON, NC; ID: MCZ)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Scotland Neck:

  • PITT COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 38 miles; GREENVILLE, NC; Full-time enrollment: 3,072)
  • EAST CAROLINA UNIVERSITY (about 39 miles; GREENVILLE, NC; FT enrollment: 16,633)
  • VANCE-GRANVILLE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 69 miles; HENDERSON, NC; FT enrollment: 2,076)
  • VIRGINIA STATE UNIVERSITY (about 74 miles; PETERSBURG, VA; FT enrollment: 3,641)
  • JOHN TYLER COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 84 miles; CHESTER, VA; FT enrollment: 2,520)
  • NORTH CAROLINA STATE UNIVERSITY AT RALEIGH (about 87 miles; RALEIGH, NC; FT enrollment: 23,918)
  • SHAW UNIVERSITY (about 88 miles; RALEIGH, NC; FT enrollment: 2,299)
Public primary/middle schools in Scotland Neck:

  • BRAWLEY MIDDLE (Students: 275; Location: 501 EAST 16TH ST; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • SCOTLAND NECK PRIMARY (Students: 196; Location: 901 JR HIGH SCH RD; Grades: PK – 02)
  • DAWSON ELEMENTARY (Students: 191; Location: 6878 OLD 125 ROAD; Grades: PK – 05)
  • BAKERS ELEMENTARY (Students: 191; Location: 1725 BAKERS SCHOOL RD; Grades: 03 – 05)