Johnston County, North Carolina 

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Population

186,308

+16.0% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

3.6%

Median Income

$49,799

Median Home Price

$186,800

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

Best Places to Live in Johnston County, North Carolina

Mid-sized-city complex - Northeast-central North Carolina, 40 miles south of Virginia border. May, October and September are the most pleasant months in Johnston County, while July and January are the least comfortable months.

Pros
-Strong economy
-Attractive residential areas
-Educated population
Cons
-Growth and sprawl
-Long commutes
-Hot, humid summers

Local Listings in Johnston
 $429,000 
3647 Us 70A Hwy
Bed 3 | Bath 2 | 2202 SqFt
 $175,500 
140 Jill Blvd
Bed 3 | Bath 2 | 1370 SqFt
 $480,000 
86 Devonshire Dr
Bed 4 | Bath 4 | 3750 SqFt

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QUICK FACTS

Real Estate: For Sale
Country:
United States
State: North Carolina
County: Johnston County
Metro Area: No Metro Area
Political Ideology: Somewhat conservative
City: Clayton, Smithfield, 11 total
Zip Codes: 27520, 27577, 27527, 27576, 27504, 27524, 27542, 27569, 27555, 27568, 10 total
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 363 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Johnston County is 3.6% (U.S. avg. is 3.9%). Recent job growth is Positive. Johnston County jobs have increased by 2.9%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Johnston County's cost of living is 3.3% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Johnston County's Cost of Living

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

VOTING
Johnston county voted Republican in the previous five Presidential elections. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Johnston County's population is 186,308 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 16.0%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 29.9 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Johnston County is $186,800. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 9.2%. Check out the homes in the area

SCHOOLS
Johnston County public schools spend $8,284 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 14.9 students per teacher in Johnston County. More Education


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ZIP CODES IN JOHNSTON COUNTY, NORTH CAROLINA
27520, 27577, 27527, 27576, 27504, 27524, 27542, 27569, 27555, 27568, 10 total

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NEW LISTINGS IN JOHNSTON
$429,000
3647 Us 70A Hwy
Bed 3 | Bath 2

$175,500
140 Jill Blvd
Bed 3 | Bath 2

$480,000
86 Devonshire Dr
Bed 4 | Bath 4

$625,000
48 Chambury Ct
Bed 4 | Bath 5

$245,000
291 Tomahawk Dr
Bed 3 | Bath 3

$450,000
13983 NC 96 Hwy N
Bed 3 | Bath 4

$295,000
1283 Firetower Rd
Bed 3 | Bath 3

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