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  1. Public Schools
    B-
  2. Crime & Safety
    C
  3. Housing
    C+
  4. Nightlife
    A-
  5. Good for Families
    B
  6. Diversity
    A
  7. Jobs
    C+
  8. Weather
    B+
  9. Cost of Living
    B
  10. Health & Fitness
    B+
  11. Outdoor Activities
    B+
  12. Commute
    A-
Pitt County is located in North Carolina with a population of 175,150. Pitt County is one of the best places to live in North Carolina. Living in Pitt County offers residents a suburban feel and most residents own their homes. Many families and young professionals live in Pitt County and residents tend to have moderate political views. The public schools in Pitt County are above average.

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$135,000
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$736
National
$949
Area Feel
Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    48%
  • Own
    52%
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Pitt County Rankings

Niche ranks thousands of places to live based on key statistics from the U.S. Census and and expert insights.

Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
C
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    320
    283
  • Murder
    5
    6
  • Rape
    36
    41
  • Robbery
    72
    136
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    765
    500
  • Theft
    1,798
    2,043
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    72
    284
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Residents

Diversity
A
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$42,308
National
$55,322
Children
18%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    11%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    18%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    34%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    25%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    11%
    13%

Pitt County Reviews

3 reviews
Pitt County is a small community with a southern country feel. The community supports local events and is a great place for retirement or if you are in the market for living in a small community. There are not many opportunities for adults to go out on the town. There are the same duplications of restaurants throughout the town and not enough adult restaurants and activities. In addition, there are limited opportunities for children to engage in outside of school sports and academic clubs in school.

Pitt County seems to be a safe place to live and enjoy small scale family activities. There are many family events and community events held yearly. Economically, however, it is not the best place to live because of lower pay in the majority of the occupations in the area.
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Need more attractions for the college-aged students. The area seems packed and condensed, and traffic gets backed up very easily. The food selection is surprisingly diverse.
I live in Greenville, NC. I would recommend living here. There just needs to be more entertainment for the children.