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Faison is a town in Duplin County.

The community is believed named for the family of Henry and Elias Faison, landowners

The latitude of Faison is 35.116N. The longitude is -78.136W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 161 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 759.


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Median household income
Local
$22,788
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Faison demographic reports
Former and merged names include:
· Faison's Depot
Filming location for:
· 2002 movie, "Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood"
Well-known residents have included:
· William Edgar Thornton, astronaut

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2% of Faison residents report German ancestry, and 6% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Faison ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Faison was $12,558, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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17% of Faison residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Faison, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $242.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $825.


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Libraries in Faison include Faison Branch Library (Emily Hill Library) ... View libraries

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

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

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