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Geographic Region: coastal river
Elevation: 25 feet
winter: 56/35 Spring: 73/50
Summer: 88/70 Fall: 74/54
Avg. Precipitation: 52. 9 inches/year
Median Resident Age: 39
Median Household Income: $29, 139
Median Home Value: $116,700
Hospitals: craven regional Medical
center, carolinaeast Medical center
Airport: craven regional airport
casual to waterfront dining.
The city is full of cultural charm
and hosts a number of annual events.
The Fourth of July waterfront fireworks display is a big attraction. Mum-fest, one of the state’s most popular
fall festivals, takes place in October.
Residents and visitors also attend the
annual Christmas Flotilla, which takes
place along the historic waterfront.
Every Saturday year round join
local growers at 421 S. Front Street for
the New Bern Craven County Area
lifelong learning Opportunities
Craven County Community Col-
lege offers a “Lifetime Learning Cen-
ter” that provides adult learners with
numerous unique opportunities to
learn about history, culture, arts and
more, in an arena that includes and
reaches beyond the classroom. The
self-supporting classes and programs
range from lectures to international
travel. Go to cravencc.edu for more
CarolinaEast Medical Center is a
350-bed, full-service facility housing
inpatient and outpatient services. In
addition to comfortable medical/sur-gical areas, the medical center has
dedicated units for heart care, critical
care, intensive care, women’s care, pediatric care, orthopedic care, surgical
care and cancer care.