New Bern Metro Area

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  3. New Bern Metro Area Property/Housing/Real Estate Information
  4. New Bern Metro Area Employment Information
  5. New Bern Metro Area Family Information
  6. New Bern Metro Area Education Information
  7. New Bern Metro Area Business Information
  8. New Bern Metro Area Public Benefits Information
  9. New Bern Metro Area Criminal Information
  10. New Bern Metro Area Immigration & Civil Rights Information
  11. New Bern Metro Area Counties
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New Bern Metro Area Legal Resources

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New Bern Metro Area Statistics

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  • Population (2000): 114,751
  • Land Area (2000): 3,929.650 square kilometers
  • Water Area (2000): 767.785 square kilometers
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Houses (2000): 49,610

New Bern Metro Area Population - Urban/Rural

Urban/Rural Population Percent
 Urban 123,962 53.78%
 Rural, Farm 3,048 1.32%
 Rural, Non-farm 103,508 44.90%

New Bern Metro Area Real Estate Lawyers provide services for home buying/selling, commercial real estate, leases, landlord tenant, construction, land use and zoning laws. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


New Bern Metro Area Employment Information

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New Bern Metro Area Labor Force By Month


Year Labor Force  Employed Unemployment
 Total Percent Rate
1990 43,466 41,465 2,001 4.60% 46
1991 43,919 41,439 2,480 5.65% 57
1992 45,152 42,246 2,906 6.44% 64
1993 43,778 41,276 2,503 5.72% 57
1994 44,095 41,540 2,555 5.79% 58
1995 45,006 42,523 2,484 5.52% 55
1996 46,182 43,954 2,228 4.82% 48
1997 47,774 45,681 2,093 4.38% 44
1998 48,030 45,909 2,120 4.41% 44
1999 48,342 46,233 2,109 4.36% 44
2000 48,645 46,599 2,046 4.21% 42
2001 48,310 45,549 2,761 5.72% 57
2002 48,962 45,984 2,977 6.08% 61
2003 50,303 47,428 2,875 5.72% 57
2004 50,884 48,460 2,424 4.76% 48
2005 51,731 49,294 2,437 4.71% 47
2006 52,583 50,266 2,317 4.41% 44
2007 55,229 52,950 2,279 4.13% 41
2008 55,426 52,421 3,004 5.42% 54
Month Labor Force  Employed Unemployment
 Total Percent Rate
Jan 2008 55,143 52,332 2,811 5.10% 51
Feb 2008 54,476 51,830 2,646 4.86% 49
Mar 2008 54,856 52,205 2,651 4.83% 48
Apr 2008 55,188 52,473 2,715 4.92% 49
May 2008 55,374 52,447 2,927 5.29% 53
Jun 2008 56,319 53,188 3,131 5.56% 56
Jul 2008 56,700 53,241 3,459 6.10% 61
Aug 2008 55,342 52,080 3,262 5.89% 59
Sep 2008 55,432 51,996 3,436 6.20% 62
Oct, 2008 -- -- -- --% --
Nov, 2008 -- -- -- --% --
Dec, 2008 -- -- -- --% --

New Bern Metro Area Employment By Industry


 Male, with percent of employed male population
1. Construction 6,606 14.15%
2. Public Administration 5,878 12.59%
3. Agriculture / Forestry / Fishing / Hunting 2,336 5.00%
4. Transportation Equipment Manufacturing 1,970 4.22%
5. Accommodation and Food Services 1,904 4.08%
6. Health Care 1,886 4.04%
7. Professional / Scientific / Tech Services 1,784 3.82%
8. Admin, Support, and Waste Management 1,730 3.70%
9. Repair and Maintenance 1,532 3.28%
10. Educational Services 1,472 3.15%
11. Motor Vehicle and Parts Dealers 1,208 2.59%
12. Food and Beverage Stores 1,104 2.36%
13. Paper Manufacturing 992 2.12%
14. Other Transportation 904 1.94%
15. Truck Transportation 866 1.85%
16. Building Materials / Hardware / Lawn and Garden Supplies 834 1.79%
17. Arts / Entertainment / Recreation 690 1.48%
18. Finance and Insurance 690 1.48%
19. Real Estate and Rental and Leasing 652 1.40%
20. Metal Manufactuing 614 1.31%
 Female, with percent of employed female population
1. Health Care 7,346 16.91%
2. Educational Services 5,870 13.51%
3. Accommodation and Food Services 3,356 7.72%
4. Public Administration 2,748 6.32%
5. Social Assistance 2,288 5.27%
6. Professional / Scientific / Tech Services 1,754 4.04%
7. Finance and Insurance 1,536 3.54%
8. Food and Beverage Stores 1,336 3.07%
9. Department and Other General Stores 1,204 2.77%
10. Personal and Laundry Services 1,154 2.66%
11. Admin, Support, and Waste Management 980 2.26%
12. Metal Manufactuing 874 2.01%
13. Real Estate and Rental and Leasing 864 1.99%
14. Religious / Grantmaking / Civic / Similar Organizations 768 1.77%
15. Construction 558 1.28%
16. Transportation Equipment Manufacturing 546 1.26%
17. Arts / Entertainment / Recreation 520 1.20%
18. Textile and Textile Mills Manufacturing 470 1.08%
19. Apparel Manufacturing 432 0.99%
20. Used Merchandise / Gift / Misc. Stores 422 0.97%

New Bern Metro Area Employment By Job


 Male, with percent of employed male population
1. Other Installation / Maintenance 3,032 6.49%
2. Vehicle Mechanics 2,830 6.06%
3. Driver / Sales Workers and Truckers 2,356 5.05%
4. Other Production Occupations 2,306 4.94%
5. Other Sales and Related Occupations 1,828 3.91%
6. Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance 1,630 3.49%
7. Other Construction Trades 1,614 3.46%
8. Other Management Occupations 1,536 3.29%
9. Carpenters 1,392 2.98%
10. Laborers and Material Movers / Handlers 1,386 2.97%
11. Recording / Scheduling / Dispatching 1,378 2.95%
12. Retail Sales, Not cashiers 1,054 2.26%
13. Metal Workers and Plastic Workers 1,004 2.15%
14. Construction Laborers 998 2.14%
15. Cooks and Food Preparation Workers 956 2.05%
16. Supervisors / Construction and Extract 928 1.99%
17. Sales Reps / Wholesale and Manufact 904 1.94%
18. Law Enforcement Workers 842 1.80%
19. Engineers 834 1.79%
20. Assemblers and Fabricators 724 1.55%
 Female, with percent of employed female population
1. Teachers, Pre/Primary School 2,516 5.79%
2. Secretaries and Admins 2,336 5.38%
3. Other Office and Admin Support 2,176 5.01%
4. Other Sales and Related Occupations 1,816 4.18%
5. Cashiers 1,758 4.05%
6. Nursing / Psychiatric / Home Health 1,688 3.88%
7. Other Management Occupations 1,502 3.46%
8. Other Teachers / Instructors / Librarians 1,464 3.37%
9. Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance 1,442 3.32%
10. Retail Sales, Not cashiers 1,432 3.30%
11. Health Technologists and Technicians 1,418 3.26%
12. Registered Nurses 1,300 2.99%
13. Child Care Workers 1,280 2.95%
14. Other Production Occupations 1,248 2.87%
15. Cooks and Food Preparation Workers 1,188 2.73%
16. Informaion and Record Clerks, Not Customer Service 1,110 2.55%
17. Textile / Apparel / Furnishings 1,022 2.35%
18. Counselors / Social Workers / Etc. 948 2.18%
19. Assemblers and Fabricators 926 2.13%
20. Recording / Scheduling / Dispatching 914 2.10%

New Bern Metro Area Hours Worked Per Week In 1999

Hours Per Week  Population Percent
35 or more hours 98,662 54.57%
15-35 hours 17,720 9.80%
1-14 hours 5,349 2.96%
No regular hours 59,059 32.67%

New Bern Metro Area Time Left For Work

Time  Population Percent
Midnight-4:59 AM 2,999 2.99%
5 AM-5:29 AM 2,444 2.44%
5:30 AM-5:59 AM 5,347 5.34%
6 AM-6:29 AM 11,082 11.07%
6:30 AM-6:59 AM 14,781 14.76%
7 AM-7:29 AM 18,132 18.11%
7:30 AM-7:59 AM 14,456 14.43%
8 AM-8:29 AM 8,545 8.53%
8:30 AM-8:59 AM 3,461 3.46%
9:00 AM-9:59 AM 3,947 3.94%
10:00 AM-10:59 AM 1,768 1.77%
11:00 AM-11:59 AM 750 0.75%
Noon-3:59 PM 6,040 6.03%
4 PM-11:59 PM 6,396 6.39%

New Bern Metro Area Length Of Commute In Minutes

Minutes  Population Percent
Less than 5 3,868 3.86%
5-9 14,047 14.03%
10-14 21,143 21.11%
15-19 17,314 17.29%
20-24 11,990 11.97%
25-29 4,676 4.67%
30-34 12,007 11.99%
35-39 1,951 1.95%
40-44 2,067 2.06%
45-59 5,320 5.31%
60-89 3,511 3.51%
At least 90 2,254 2.25%

New Bern Metro Area Length Of Commute In Mintues - Public vs. Private Transportation


Minutes  Population (public) Percent  Population (private) Percent
Under 30 288 0.29% 72,750 72.64%
30-44 70 0.07% 15,955 15.93%
45-59 118 0.12% 5,202 5.19%
At least 60 92 0.09% 5,673 5.66%

New Bern Metro Area Type Of Commute

Type Population Percent
 Bicycle 408 0.40%
 Car / truck / van, carpool 16,231 15.83%
 Car / truck / van, solo 79,459 77.50%
 Motorcycle 106 0.10%
 Other 805 0.79%
 Public transportation 568 0.55%
 Walked 2,571 2.51%
 Worked at home 2,377 2.32%

New Bern Metro Area Employment Lawyers handle cases involving employment contracts, severance agreements, OSHA, workers compensation, ADA, race, sex, pregnancy, national-orgin, sexual orientation and age discrimination, sexual harassment, hours & wages and overtime issues. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


New Bern Metro Area Family Information

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Households (2000): 87,864 (217,714 people)
Families (2000): 63,954 (186,328 people)
Families where both partners work (2000): 22,966
People at same address in 1995: 112,840

New Bern Metro Area Household Income in 1999


Income Population Percent
Under $10,000 9,982 11.30%
$10,000-$14,999 6,653 7.53%
$15,000-$19,999 6,615 7.49%
$20,000-$24,999 6,815 7.71%
$25,000-$29,999 7,230 8.18%
$30,000-$34,999 6,693 7.58%
$35,000-$39,999 5,596 6.33%
$40,000-$44,999 5,135 5.81%
$45,000-$49,999 5,007 5.67%
$50,000-$59,999 7,890 8.93%
$60,000-$74,999 8,650 9.79%
$75,000-$99,999 6,732 7.62%
$100,000-$124,999 2,540 2.88%
$125,000-$149,999 940 1.06%
$150,000-$199,999 848 0.96%
$200,000 or more 1,016 1.15%

New Bern Metro Area Household Type

Type Population Percent
 Nonfamily, 1 person 10,379 23.68%
 Family, 2 people 14,850 33.89%
 Nonfamily, 2 people 1,443 3.29%
 Family, 3 people 7,711 17.60%
 Nonfamily, 3 people 166 0.38%
 Family, 4 people 5,717 13.05%
 Nonfamily, 4 people 62 0.14%
 Family, 5 people 2,410 5.50%
 Nonfamily, 5 people 29 0.07%
 Family, 6 people 693 1.58%
 Nonfamily, 6 people 17 0.04%
 Family, 7 or more people 335 0.76%
 Nonfamily, 7 or more people 9 0.02%

New Bern Metro Area Household Income Type

Type  Population Percent
Earnings 68,226 28.76%
Interest / Dividend / Rent 26,636 11.23%
Public Assistance 3,033 1.28%
Retirement 20,272 8.55%
Self Employment 9,792 4.13%
Social Security 25,864 10.90%
Supplemental Security 4,186 1.76%
Wage / Salary 65,794 27.74%
Other 13,406 5.65%

New Bern Metro Area Family Type

Type Population Percent
 No children under 18 29,537 58.27%
 With children under 18 21,149 41.73%

New Bern Metro Area Marital Status - Male (for those 15+ in 2000)

Type Population Percent
 Divorced 7,133 7.73%
 Married 57,784 62.61%
 Never Married 25,255 27.36%
 Widowed 2,120 2.30%

New Bern Metro Area Marital Status - Female (for those 15+ in 2000)

Type Population Percent
 Divorced 8,423 9.22%
 Married 56,126 61.44%
 Never Married 16,340 17.89%
 Widowed 10,463 11.45%

New Bern Metro Area Family Lawyers help clients with family law issues, such as marriage, divorce, domestic partnerships, adoptions, paternity, annulment, child support, custody, division of property, alimony, palimony, restraining orders, spousal support, uncontested divorce and visitation rights. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


New Bern Metro Area Education Information

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New Bern Metro Area Highest Degree Earned (18 or older)

Degree Population Percent
 Less than 9th grade 9,424 5.39%
 9th-12th grade, no diploma 25,382 14.51%
 High school diploma or equivalent 57,600 32.93%
 Some college, no degree 44,019 25.16%
 Associate degree 11,742 6.71%
 Bachelors degree 18,745 10.72%
 Graduate or professional degree 8,014 4.58%

New Bern Metro Area Population In School (3 or older)

School Level  In Public School Percent  In Private School Percent Total Percent
Nursery or preschool 2,373 2.07% 1,988 1.73% 4,361 3.80%
Kindergarten 2,408 2.10% 314 0.27% 2,722 2.37%
Grades 1-4 12,136 10.58% 1,164 1.01% 13,300 11.59%
Grades 5-8 11,400 9.93% 946 0.82% 12,346 10.76%
Grades 9-12 11,465 9.99% 655 0.57% 12,120 10.56%
Undergrad college 8,503 7.41% 1,234 1.08% 9,737 8.49%
Graduate or professional school 580 0.51% 226 0.20% 806 0.70%
Total 48,865 42.58% 6,527 5.69% 55,392 48.27%

New Bern Metro Area Education Lawyers represent colleges, school districts, other educational institutions, and students in the practice of education law. They handle issues related to No Child Left Behind, special education, and disability rights. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


New Bern Metro Area Business Information

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New Bern Metro Area Businesses Changes By Year

Year  Business Births  Business Deaths
2003 234 210
2004 291 227

New Bern Metro Area Business Lawyers provide services for corporations, LLCs, partnerships, contracts, franchising and business litigation. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


New Bern Metro Area Public Benefits Information

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New Bern Metro Area Above Or Below Poverty Level In 1999

Above/Below Population Percent
 At Or Above Poverty Level 188,867 86.33%
 Below Poverty Level 29,895 13.67%

New Bern Metro Area Public Benefits Lawyers assess the range of local, state and federal government benefits to which their clients may be entitled and help them apply for such programs, as well as appeal decisions denying such benefits to their clients. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


New Bern Metro Area Criminal Information

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Correctional Institution Population (2000): 1,187
New Bern Metro Area Criminal Lawyers represent defendants in municipal, state and federal criminal proceedings. These lawyers commonly handle cases involving DUI/DWI (drunk driving), drug possession, gun crimes, traffic tickets, violent crimes, sex crimes, theft offenses and white collar crimes. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


New Bern Metro Area Immigration & Civil Rights Information

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New Bern Metro Area Population By Age

Age Population Percent
0-9 Years 15,790 13.76%
10-19 Years 15,179 13.23%
20-29 Years 17,818 15.53%
30-39 Years 15,467 13.48%
40-49 Years 16,316 14.22%
50-59 Years 12,689 11.06%
60-69 Years 10,242 8.93%
70-79 Years 7,873 6.86%
80-89 Years 2,877 2.51%
90+ Years 500 0.44%

New Bern Metro Area Population - Male/Female

Male/Female Population Percent
 Male 57,666 50.25%
 Female 57,085 49.75%

New Bern Metro Area Population By Ethnicity

Ethnicity Population Percent
 Caucasian 78,075 68.04%
 African-American 29,599 25.79%
 Hispanic/Latino 4,130 3.60%
 Multiracial 1,350 1.18%
 Asian 946 0.82%
 Amerindian 455 0.40%
 Other Race 139 0.12%
 Pacific Islander 57 0.05%

New Bern Metro Area Top Specified Ancestries

Rank Ancestry  Population Percent Of Specified Ancestries
1. United States Or American 29,842 21.04%
2. English 24,454 17.24%
3. German 22,276 15.71%
4. Irish 21,306 15.02%
5. Italian 6,745 4.76%
6. Scotch Irish 5,190 3.66%
7. Scottish 4,777 3.37%
8. French Non-Basque 4,339 3.06%
9. Polish 3,786 2.67%
10. African 2,370 1.67%

New Bern Metro Area Top Languages Spoken At Home

Rank Language  Population Percent Of Reported Languages
1. Only English 201,657 93.96%
2. Spanish Or Spanish Creole 7,224 3.37%
3. German 1,102 0.51%
4. French 1,038 0.48%
5. Tagalog 676 0.31%
6. Japanese 608 0.28%
7. Polish 354 0.16%
8. Vietnamese 174 0.08%
9. Korean 166 0.08%
10. Chinese 156 0.07%

New Bern Metro Area Citizen Type

Type Population Percent
 Citizen by birth 223,432 96.93%
 Naturalized immigrant 2,842 1.23%
 Not a citizen 4,244 1.84%

New Bern Metro Area Immigration Lawyers help clients navigate through the federal immigration process. They help workers secure temporary visas (H1-B, fiances obtain K-1 visas, and permanent immigrants apply for Green Cards or citizenship. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.
New Bern Metro Area Civil Rights Lawyers represent clients who have been illegally discriminated against on the basis of race, gender, sexual orientation, disability and national origin. If you have suffered employment discrimination, sexual harassment, or have been treated differently by a hotel, restaurant, or other public accommodation, a civil rights lawyer can help you determine whether your rights were violated and what types of redress are available. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


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