Trent Woods, NC

Trent Woods, situated in Craven County, is a small town made up of 3.4 square miles.

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Trent Woods was incorporated in 1959.  


The median resident age in Trent Woods is 52 years. The median estimated household income is about $86,000 making it about 38,000 more than the North Carolina average. The estimated per capita is about $46,000. The average price for a home in Trent Woods is about $220,000 (2015) which is $60,000 more than the North Carolina Average. Expect to pay about $1,100 a month for rent. 

The racial makeup of Trent Woods is 95% White, 2% Black, 1% Two or more races, and 2% other. 98% of the population are high school graduates, with 54% holding a Bachelor's Degree or higher. 65% are married, 8% are divorced, 2% are separated, 8% are widowed, leaving 17% that have never been married.

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Craven County

Trent Woods belongs to Craven County in the eastern part of North Carolina. The County, named after William, Earl of Craven, is part of the New Bern, NC Micropolitan Statistical Area. Craven County has a population of 104,000 and its largest city New Bern, with a population of 30,200, is the county seat.

Craven County borders Beaufort, Pamlico, Carteret, Pitt, Lenoir, and Jones counties.

Craven County is made up of 774 square miles. 709 of which is land with the remaining 65 as water.


The population of Trent Woods, NC is about 4,100. The population has seen a decrease since 2000.


The elevation of Trent Woods, NC is 13 feet above sea level.

Zip Code

The zip code for Trent Woods, NC is 28562.

Area Code

The area code for Trent Woods, NC is 252.

Politics and Religion

Historically speaking Trent Woods and Craven County have voted mostly Republican, with 59% going to Mitt Romney during the 2012 Presidential Election. This represents the trend for the previous four or five elections.

As of 2010, 53% of the population are religiously unafiliated (Nones). About 41% are Protestants with Catholics making up around 6%.


The unemployment rate for Trent Woods is about 6% (2015), making it higher than the state average of around 5%. Healthcare assistance, technical services, retail, and construction make nearly 50% of the most common industries in the town.

Newspaper & Obituaries

The New Bern Sun Journal is the primary newspaper that covers the Craven County area.


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