Haw River, North Carolina

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Haw River is a town located in Alamance County, North Carolina. As of the 2000 census, the town had a total population of 1,908.

Geography

Location of Haw River, North Carolina

Haw River is located at 36°5'43" North, 79°21'28" West (36.095324, -79.357841)Template:GR.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 6.9 km² (2.7 mi²). 6.9 km² (2.7 mi²) of it is land and 0.38% is water.

Demographics

As of the censusTemplate:GR of 2000, there are 1,908 people, 828 households, and 545 families residing in the town. The population density is 278.0/km² (719.7/mi²). There are 889 housing units at an average density of 129.5/km² (335.3/mi²). The racial makeup of the town is 88.99% White, 6.24% African American, 0.16% Native American, 0.42% Asian, 0.00% Pacific Islander, 2.94% from other races, and 1.26% from two or more races. 6.76% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 828 households out of which 29.2% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 48.6% are married couples living together, 13.5% have a female householder with no husband present, and 34.1% are non-families. 28.5% of all households are made up of individuals and 12.6% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.30 and the average family size is 2.81.

In the town the population is spread out with 23.5% under the age of 18, 7.3% from 18 to 24, 30.8% from 25 to 44, 22.5% from 45 to 64, and 15.9% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 38 years. For every 100 females there are 89.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 87.2 males.

The median income for a household in the town is $30,859, and the median income for a family is $40,519. Males have a median income of $30,250 versus $20,250 for females. The per capita income for the town is $15,853. 11.7% of the population and 8.7% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 15.2% of those under the age of 18 and 10.2% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.

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