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Half Moon is in Onslow County, in the Jacksonville metro area.
The latitude of Half Moon is 34.825N. The longitude is -77.459W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 30 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 6,645.
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12% of Half Moon residents report German ancestry, and 10% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Half Moon ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Half Moon was $15,233, compared with $21,587 nationally.
16% of Half Moon residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Half Moon, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $485. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $793.
Onslow County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Half Moon political report.
The average commute time for Half Moon workers is 27 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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