Community Profile

Maysville is a town in Jones County, North Carolina, United States. The population was 959 in 2008. It is part of the New Bern, North Carolina Micropolitan Statistical Area.


Maysville is located at


34°54′16″N 77°13′44″W / / 34.90444; -77.22889 (34.904581, -77.228969)

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 0.8 square miles (2.1 km2), all of it land.


As of the 2000 census, there were 1,002 people, 389 households, and 255 families residing in the town. The population density was 1,326.8 people per square mile (509.0/km²).  

There were 389 households out of which 34.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 39.3% were married couples living together, 20.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 34.2% were non-families. 29.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 12.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.58 and the average family size was 3.20.

In the town, the population was spread out with 30.1% under the age of 18, 6.9% from 18 to 24, 28.7% from 25 to 44, 19.7% from 45 to 64, and 14.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 35 years. For every 100 females, there were 96.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 88.7 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $27,750, and the median income for a family was $34,688.


The town has a Mayor and five Commissioners who meet on the first Thursday of each month. The day-to-day government operations are run by Schumata Brown, who is the Town Manager.


Maysville Elementary School