New Bern, North Carolina 

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Population

29,664

+5.7% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

4.6%

Median Income

$41,238

Median Home Price

$142,900

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Best Places to Live in New Bern, North Carolina

Small city - Located 110 miles east of Raleigh, near the Atlantic coast protected by the Outer Banks barrier islands. May, October and April are the most pleasant months in New Bern, while July and August are the least comfortable months.

New Bern, NC Housing Market
Lowest Priced HomesHOMES UNDER $250,000
Most Expensive ListingsHOMES $250,001 to $500,000
Largest HomesHOMES $500,001 to $750,000
Median Priced HomesHOMES $750,001 to $1,000,000
Pros
Comfortable summers
Affordability
Low traffic
Cons
Flat home prices
Humid
Hurricane threat


What Bert Has To Say About New Bern Metro Area

The New Bern, NC metro area is located located 110 miles east of Raleigh, near the Atlantic coast protected by the Outer Banks barrier islan. New Bern is one of the smaller metros in the United States and is comprised of Craven, Jones and Pamlico counties.


QUICK FACTS

Real Estate: See Homes
Country: United States
State: North Carolina
County: Craven County
Metro Area: New Bern Metro Area
Political Ideology: Leaning conservative
City: New Bern
Zip Codes: 28562 28560
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 10 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in New Bern is 4.6% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Positive. New Bern jobs have increased by 0.4%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, New Bern's cost of living is 18.1% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare New Bern's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
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VOTING
In the last Presidential election, Craven county remained very strongly Republican, 58.5% to 39.9%. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
New Bern's population is 29,664 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 5.7%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 19.4 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in New Bern is Real Estate: $142,900. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 5.1%.

SCHOOLS
New Bern public schools spend $8,270 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 15.2 students per teacher in New Bern. More Education



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Housing Market in New Bern

It's a good time to buy in New Bern. Home Appreciation is up 5.1% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in New Bern is $142,900.

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Reviews for New Bern   11 Reviews
Wow a perfect wonder land :/ ?? - 12/10/2020
I’ve lived here for my hole Life I’m 12 and I just wanna say if u what snow every xmas and on Xmas don’t come here bc u won’t get it. Now if u want a very hot summer... Read More

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Nice for a visit - 10/23/2020
My wife and I spent a week here and found it to be an enjoyable area. I have been looking to move to NC for a while now and I think this trip talked her into it.... Read More

Crime Issues - 3/20/2016
I have never been in New Bern, NC personally but have driven through there on Rte 17, boring roads, crossing their awesome bridge, through Bridgeton. I missed the... Read More


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ZIP CODES IN NEW BERN, NORTH CAROLINA
28562 28560

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