Craven County, North Carolina 

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Population

101,233

+3.4% since 2020

Unemployment Rate

4.5%

Median Income

$47,295

Median Home Price

$182,800

Median Age

36.2

Comfort Index (Climate)

5.8 / 7.2

summer / winter

United States / North Carolina / No Metro Area / Craven County / Cities / Zip Codes

Best Places to Live in Craven County, 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 Craven County, while July and August are the least comfortable months.
State: North Carolina
County: Craven County
Metro Area: No Metro Area
City: New Bern, Havelock, 12 total
Zip Codes: 28562 28560 28532 28586 28533 28526 28523 28527 28519
Cost of Living: -17.2% lower
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 10 ft above sea level

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craven, NC Housing Market
Least Expensive HomesHomes Over 2,000 Sq. Ft.
Median Home ValueHomes less than 10 yrs old
Most Expensive HomesAll Single Family Homes
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.


Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Craven County is 4.5% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Positive. Craven County jobs have increased by 0.4%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Craven County's cost of living is 17.2% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Craven County's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
May, October and April are the most pleasant months in Craven County, while July and August are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

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

POPULATION
Craven County's population is 101,233 people. Since 2020, it has had a population growth of 3.4%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 21.6 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Craven County is Real Estate: $182,800. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 4.6%.

SCHOOLS
Craven County public schools spend $8,270 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 15.6 students per teacher in Craven County. More Education



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Housing Market in craven

It's a good time to buy in Craven. Home Appreciation is up 9.7% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Craven is $182,800.
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ZIP CODES IN CRAVEN COUNTY, NORTH CAROLINA
28562 28560 28532 28586 28533 28526 28523 28527 28519

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