Maysville : North carolina

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What it's Like to Retire in Maysville

Maysville is a very small town immediately adjacent to the giant Croatan National Forest. The population is just under 1000. It is a short drive to the nearest big town, Morehead City,  the southern access point to the Outer Banks.

Where to Retire in Maysville and Home Prices

Median home prices had been about $140,000 but at the end of 2010 soared above $180,000 according to However, reported median sales price to be about $148,000 in the same period.

What is special about Maysville

It is right next to the Croatan National Forest and not that far from the Outer Banks. Crime is very low. New Bern is about 15 miles away and a popular retirement town.

What is not special about Maysville

Maysville is a very small town in a pretty remote part of southcentral North Carolina.

Who will like retirement in Maysville

People who like the outdoors and small towns. The racial mix in town is 55% black and 45% white.

Local economy is driven by

Tourism and agriculture.

Climate and Physical Environment

The average July high temperature is 90 and the average January low is 34. The wettest month is August (7")

Restaurants & Cultural Scene

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Medical facilities

The nearest hospitals are within 20 miles in Jacksonville and New Bern.


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Facts about MAYSVILLE
  • State: NC
  • Environment: Rural,
  • City Population: Less than 10,000
  • Median age of Population: 25-44
  • Avg Jan Temperature: 41-60
  • Avg July Temperature:
  • Median HH Income: 20,001-40,000
  • Average Home Price (MLS): $100,000-$200,000
  • Annual Property Tax on a $200,000 house: Less than 2000
  • Total Crime Index: <80 (Very low)
  • Cost of Living Index: 81-90 (low)
  • Culture Index: <80 (Very low)
  • State Sales Tax: Yes
  • State Income Tax: Yes
  • Name of the Guide: boomer

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