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Pitt County, North Carolina

1717 W 5th St
Greenville, NC 27834
Phone: (252) 902-2951
Fax: (252) 830-6311
www.pittcountync.gov

In east-central NC, northeast of Goldsboro; organized Apr 24, 1760 (prior to statehood) from Beaufort County. Name Origin: For William Pitt (1708-78), 1st Earl of Chatham, known as "the Great Commoner" for his support of the American colonies before the Revolutionary War

Area (sq mi):: 654.77 (land 651.58; water 3.19) Population per square mile: 218.80
Population 2005: 142,570 State rank: 16 Population change: 2000-20005 6.60%; 1990-2000 24.00% Population 2000: 133,798 (White 61.00%; Black or African American 33.60%; Hispanic or Latino 3.20%; Asian 1.10%; Other 3.20%). Foreign born: 3.60%. Median age: 30.40
Income 2000: per capita $18,243; median household $32,868; Population below poverty level: 20.30% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $24,331-$25,746
Unemployment (2004): 5.70% Unemployment change (from 2000): -0.40% Median travel time to work: 20.70 minutes Working outside county of residence: 14.10%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Greenville County seat (68,687)

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    We greatly appreciate the state of North Carolina's confidence in our future, and anticipate that our growth will benefit Greenville, Pitt County, North Carolina and beyond," Cross said.
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    Strogatz and his coworkers collected data in 1988 from a representative sample of 1,750 black adults age 25 to 50 living in Pitt County, North Carolina, a region noted for high mortality from stroke.
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