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"Denim Capital of the World"

Erwin is a town in Harnett County, in the Dunn metro area.

The community was named for William Erwin, mill owner

The latitude of Erwin is 35.326N. The longitude is -78.676W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 187 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 4,697.


INCOME SNAPSHOT
Median household income
Local
$29,521
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Erwin demographic reports
Former and merged names include:
· Duke
Developed around a cotton mill that made denim for farmers' overalls
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 16. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 3.4 per 1,000 people.
Local festivals include:
  • Denim Days - Oct. 6, 2007
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2% of Erwin residents report German ancestry, and 9% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Erwin ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Erwin was $18,282, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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12% of Erwin residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Erwin, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $360.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $796.


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Harnett County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Erwin political report.

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The average commute time for Erwin workers is 23 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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