Scotland Neck is a town in Halifax County, North Carolina, in the United States. At the 2010 census, the town population was 2,059. It is part of the Roanoke Rapids, North Carolina Micropolitan Statistical Area.
The Hoffman-Bowers-Josey-Riddick House, Kehukee Primitive Baptist Church, Magnolia, Scotland Neck Historic District, Trinity Church, and Woodstock are listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 1.2 square miles (3.1 km2), all of it land.
At the census of 2000, there were 2,362 people, 987 households, and 611 families residing in the town. The population density was 1,935.1 people per square mile (747.5/km2). There were 1,097 housing units at an average density of 898.7 per square mile (347.2/km2). The racial makeup of the town was 29.85% White, 68.04% African American, 0.17% Native American, 1.10% from other races, and 0.85% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.07% of the population.
There were 987 households, out of which 24.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 31.4% were married couples living together, 24.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 38.0% were non-families.