New Bern, North Carolina 

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Population

29,664

+5.7% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

4.3%

Median Income

$41,238

Median Home Price

$142,900

Best Places to Live in New Bern, North Carolina

Small city - Located 110 miles east of Raleigh, near the Atlantic coast protected by the Outer Banks barrier islands. May, October and April are the most pleasant months in New Bern, while July and August are the least comfortable months.

Pros
-Comfortable summers
-Affordability
-Low traffic
Cons
-Flat home prices
-Humid
-Hurricane threat

Local Listings in New Bern
 $779,000 
9365 Highway 17
Bed 4 | Bath 4 | 4346 SqFt
 $175,000 
2946 Judge Manly Dr
Bed 3 | Bath 2 | 1395 SqFt
 $169,000 
1514 Caracara Dr
Bed 3 | Bath 2 | 1750 SqFt

What Bert Has To Say About New Bern Metro Area

The New Bern, NC metro area is located located 110 miles east of Raleigh, near the Atlantic coast protected by the Outer Banks barrier islan. New Bern is one of the smaller metros in the United States and is comprised of Craven, Jones and Pamlico counties.


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QUICK FACTS

City: New Bern
Zip Codes: 28562 28560
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 10 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in New Bern is 4.3% (U.S. avg. is 3.9%). Recent job growth is Positive. New Bern jobs have increased by 0.4%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, New Bern's cost of living is 18.1% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare New Bern's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
May, October and April are the most pleasant months in New Bern, while July and August are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

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

POPULATION
New Bern's population is 29,664 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 5.7%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 19.4 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in New Bern is $142,900. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 5.1%. Check out the homes in the area

SCHOOLS
New Bern public schools spend $8,270 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 15.2 students per teacher in New Bern. More Education


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Housing Market in New Bern

It's a good time to buy in New Bern. Home Appreciation is up 5.1% in the last 12 months. Browse New Bern Real Estate

The median home price in New Bern is $142,900. Browse Homes in this Range.


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Reviews for New Bern   9 Reviews
Crime Issues - 3/20/2016
I have never been in New Bern, NC personally but have driven through there on Rte 17, boring roads, crossing their awesome bridge, through Bridgeton. I missed the... Read More

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New Bern NC - 5/24/2015
New Bern has always been a small city, or some would say, a small town. However, it has grown a lot since the 70's. I can remember when the population was less than 14... Read More

Well Rounded Seasons - 11/15/2012
This area of NC is great if you still enjoy the feeling of fall, possibility of snow and cold wintry nights and a nice humid southern summer. Since we've lived here we... Read More


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ZIP CODES IN NEW BERN, NORTH CAROLINA
28562 28560

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NEW LISTINGS IN NEW BERN
$779,000
9365 Highway 17
Bed 4 | Bath 4

$175,000
2946 Judge Manly Dr
Bed 3 | Bath 2

$169,000
1514 Caracara Dr
Bed 3 | Bath 2

$135,500
216 Attmore Dr
Bed 3 | Bath 2

$292,000
6107 Castleton Ct
Bed 3 | Bath 2

$179,000
5907 Gondolier Dr
Bed 3 | Bath 2

$329,000
906 Spar Ct
Bed 3 | Bath 3

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