Lewiston Woodville, North Carolina

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Lewiston Woodville is a town in Bertie County, North Carolina, United States. The population was 613 at the 2000 census. It is the location of Perdue Farms Inc, one of the largest chicken-producing companies in North Carolina.



Lewiston Woodville (L-Wood) is located at 36°7′8″N 77°10′56″W / 36.11889°N 77.18222°W / 36.11889; -77.18222 (36.118944, -77.182245)[3].

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 2.0 square miles (5.2 km²), of which, 2.0 square miles (5.1 km²) of it is land and 0.50% is water.


As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 613 people, 239 households, and 152 families residing in the town. The population density was 310.7 people per square mile (120.1/km²). There were 283 housing units at an average density of 143.5/sq mi (55.5/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 32.46% White, 66.72% African American, 0.16% Native American, 0.16% Asian, 0.16% from other races, and 0.33% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.14% of the population.

There were 239 households out of which 31.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 39.3% were married couples living together, 21.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 36.0% were non-families. 31.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 15.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.56 and the average family size was 3.27.

In the town the population was spread out with 30.0% under the age of 18, 8.3% from 18 to 24, 24.5% from 25 to 44, 23.5% from 45 to 64, and 13.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females there were 82.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 77.3 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $20,875, and the median income for a family was $26,389. Males had a median income of $26,354 versus $17,292 for females. The per capita income for the town was $12,911. About 28.2% of families and 31.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including 48.2% of those under age 18 and 17.7% of those age 65 or over.

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