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Fremont, North Carolina

Fremont, North Carolina
Location within the state of North Carolina

Coordinates: 35°32′35″N 77°58′29″W / 35.54306°N 77.97472°W / 35.54306; -77.97472Coordinates: 35°32′35″N 77°58′29″W / 35.54306°N 77.97472°W / 35.54306; -77.97472{{#coordinates:35|32|35|N|77|58|29|W|region:US_type:city |primary |name=

Country United States
State North Carolina
County Wayne
 • Total 1.4 sq mi (3.5 km2)
 • Land 1.4 sq mi (3.5 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 148 ft (45 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 1,255
 • Density 1,074.6/sq mi (414.9/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 27830
Area code(s) 919
FIPS code 37-24900[1]
GNIS feature ID 0985403[2]
Website Town of Fremont

Fremont is a town in Wayne County, North Carolina, United States. The population was 1,255 at the 2010 census. It is included in the Goldsboro, North Carolina Metropolitan Statistical Area.


Fremont is located at 35°32′35″N 77°58′29″W / 35.54306°N 77.97472°W / 35.54306; -77.97472{{#coordinates:35|32|35|N|77|58|29|W|type:city | |name= }} (35.543071, -77.974792).[3]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of Script error: No such module "convert"., all of it land.


As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 1,463 people, 591 households, and 369 families residing in the town. The population density was 1,074.6 people per square mile (415.3/km²). There were 671 housing units at an average density of 492.9 per square mile (190.5/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 45.86% White, 50.72% African American, 0.21% Native American, 0.34% Asian, 2.32% from other races, and 0.55% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.67% of the population.

There were 591 households out of which 27.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 39.1% were married couples living together, 19.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 37.4% were non-families. 35.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 18.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.39 and the average family size was 3.11.

In the town the population was spread out with 25.8% under the age of 18, 6.1% from 18 to 24, 24.0% from 25 to 44, 24.1% from 45 to 64, and 20.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 41 years. For every 100 females there were 81.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 77.0 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $25,167, and the median income for a family was $34,375. Males had a median income of $31,250 versus $18,869 for females. The per capita income for the town was $16,892. About 15.6% of families and 21.4% of the population were below the poverty line, including 34.6% of those under age 18 and 17.7% of those age 65 or over.


Education in Fremont is administered by the Wayne County Public School system. Schools located in Fremont include Fremont Elementary School, Norwayne Middle School and Charles B. Aycock High School. Higher education is offered through Wayne Community College in Goldsboro.





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