Craven County

Craven County

Last updated October 2019

67,489 Total Voters

Republican 35.81% Democrat 31.51% Libertarian 0.58% Unaffiliated 32.1%
White 70.86% Black 21.33% Other 7.81%

Craven County is a county located in the U.S. state of North Carolina. As of the 2010 Census, the population was 103,505. Its county seat is New Bern. The county was created in 1705 as Archdale Precinct from the now-extinct Bath County. It was renamed Craven Precinct in 1712 and gained county status in 1739. It is named for William, Earl of Craven, who lived from 1606-1697.

Craven County is part of the New Bern, NC, Metropolitan Statistical Area.

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Unemployment 9.76%

Voter Registration Thousands

In the General Assembly

  • State House
  • Michael Speciale (NC-3)
  • John Bell (NC-10)
  • George Graham (NC-12)
  • State Senate
  • Norman Sanderson (NC-2)

Election Results