In 2019, New Bern, NC had a population of 29.9k people with a median age of 40.4 and a median household income of $43,204. Between 2018 and 2019 the population of New Bern, NC declined from 29,958 to 29,895, a −0.21% decrease and its median household income grew from $42,222 to $43,204, a 2.33% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in New Bern, NC are White (Non-Hispanic) (54.3%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (30.2%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (5.93%), White (Hispanic) (4.61%), and Other (Hispanic) (2.75%). 0% of the households in New Bern, NC speak a non-English language at home as their primary language, and 95.2% of the residents in New Bern, NC are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in New Bern, NC are Craven Community College (849 degrees awarded in 2019).
In 2019, the median property value in New Bern, NC was $155,900, and the homeownership rate was 53%. Most people in New Bern, NC drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 18.9 minutes. The average car ownership in New Bern, NC was 2 cars per household.