Edgecombe County, North Carolina

(2013 data unless otherwise noted)

Population: 55,574
White: 20,724
Black: 31,802
Hisp/Latino Origin: 2,236
Other Non-Hispanic: 311
Females (15-44): 19,895
Abortion Rate: 18.8 per 1,000

Median Household Income: $33,960
Population below Federal Poverty Line: 28.1%
Infant Mortality:
12.7 per 1,000 live births (*)
Teen Pregnancies:
65.4 per 1,000 teens
AIDS Cases: 160
HIV Cases: 19
Syphilis Rate:
5.4 per 100,000
Gonorrhea Rate:
307.4 per 100,000
Chlamydia Rate:
966.9 per 100,000

updated: 5/2015

(*) denotes data that should be used with caution. For example, the State Center for Health Statistics notes that infant mortality rates based on less than 10 deaths are unreliable and should be interpreted with caution. Teen pregnancy rates that are based on fewer than 20 cases are also viewed as unstable.

(†) Rate reports on legal induced abortions per 1,000 females, ages 15-44.

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RICHES Contacts:

Eastern NC HIV/AIDS Partnership
PO Box 8247, Rocky Mount, NC 27804
(252) 443-6223 (telephone)
(252( 977-2018 (fax)
Charice Rossi

Eastern Carolina HIV/AIDS Partnership
PO Box 8427
Rocky Mount, NC 27804
(252) 443-622322 (telephone)
(252) 977-2018 (fax)
Angela Monts de Oca
Medical Case Manager

New Sources, Inc
PO Box 1025
Rocky Mount, NC 27802
(252) 446-990024 (telephone)
(252) 446-1179 (fax)
Pat Oxendine-Pitt
Executive Director

PO Box 6795
Rocky Mount, NC 27802
(252) 446-6964 (telephone)
(252) 442-4531 (fax)
Debra Long
Executive Director

Edgecombe County Health Department
2909 N. Main Street
Tarboro, NC 27886
252-641-7524 (telephone)
252-641-7504 (fax)
Gloria Deans
Interim WIC Director

updated: 5/2013