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Chatham County, North Carolina; Johnston County, North Carolina; Vance County, North Carolina; Alexander County, North Carolina; Watauga County, North Carolina

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Population estimates, July 1, 2018, (V2018)

Chatham County, North Carolina
Population estimates, July 1, 2018, (V2018) 73,139
People
Population
Population estimates, July 1, 2019, (V2019) NA
Population estimates, July 1, 2018, (V2018) 73,139
Population estimates base, April 1, 2010, (V2019) NA
Population estimates base, April 1, 2010, (V2018) 63,481
Population, percent change - April 1, 2010 (estimates base) to July 1, 2019, (V2019) NA
Population, percent change - April 1, 2010 (estimates base) to July 1, 2018, (V2018) 15.2%
Population, Census, April 1, 2010 63,505
Age and Sex
Persons under 5 years, percent
4.9%
Persons under 18 years, percent
20.2%
Persons 65 years and over, percent
24.4%
Female persons, percent
52.2%
Race and Hispanic Origin
White alone, percent
82.1%
Black or African American alone, percent(a)
12.7%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent(a)
1.2%
Asian alone, percent(a)
2.2%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent(a)
0.1%
Two or More Races, percent
1.7%
Hispanic or Latino, percent(b)
12.3%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent
71.8%
Population Characteristics
Veterans, 2014-2018 4,431
Foreign born persons, percent, 2014-2018 8.7%
Housing
Housing units, July 1, 2018, (V2018) 33,013
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2014-2018 76.5%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2014-2018 $265,900
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2014-2018 $1,600
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2014-2018 $454
Median gross rent, 2014-2018 $833
Building permits, 2018 710
Families & Living Arrangements
Households, 2014-2018 28,527
Persons per household, 2014-2018 2.42
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2014-2018 89.7%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2014-2018 14.4%
Computer and Internet Use
Households with a computer, percent, 2014-2018 87.5%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2014-2018 76.8%
Education
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2014-2018 88.2%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2014-2018 41.3%
Health
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2014-2018 10.3%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent
14.2%
Economy
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2014-2018 58.0%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2014-2018 52.2%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 91,329
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 179,122
Total manufacturers shipments, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 487,407
Total merchant wholesaler sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 114,996
Total retail sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 583,012
Total retail sales per capita, 2012(c) $8,837
Transportation
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2014-2018 29.6
Income & Poverty
Median household income (in 2018 dollars), 2014-2018 $63,531
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2018 dollars), 2014-2018 $39,299
Persons in poverty, percent
9.3%
Businesses
Businesses
Total employer establishments, 2017 1,456
Total employment, 2017 14,268
Total annual payroll, 2017 ($1,000) 486,716
Total employment, percent change, 2016-2017 1.7%
Total nonemployer establishments, 2017 6,370
All firms, 2012 6,478
Men-owned firms, 2012 3,368
Women-owned firms, 2012 2,299
Minority-owned firms, 2012 767
Nonminority-owned firms, 2012 5,523
Veteran-owned firms, 2012 666
Nonveteran-owned firms, 2012 5,569
Geography
Geography
Population per square mile, 2010 93.1
Land area in square miles, 2010 682.19
FIPS Code 37037
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For places on the map, populations of 5,000 or more are shown
0
51,000
102,000
153,000
204,000
Chatham County, North Carolina
73,139
Johnston County, North Carolina
202,675
Vance County, North Carolina
44,582
Alexander County, North Carolina
37,353
Watauga County, North Carolina
55,945
0
51,000
102,000
153,000
204,000
Value Notes

Estimates are not comparable to other geographic levels due to methodology differences that may exist between different data sources.

Some estimates presented here come from sample data, and thus have sampling errors that may render some apparent differences between geographies statistically indistinguishable. Click the Quick Info icon to the left of each row in TABLE view to learn about sampling error.

The vintage year (e.g., V2019) refers to the final year of the series (2010 thru 2019). Different vintage years of estimates are not comparable.

Fact Notes Value Flags

QuickFacts data are derived from: Population Estimates, American Community Survey, Census of Population and Housing, Current Population Survey, Small Area Health Insurance Estimates, Small Area Income and Poverty Estimates, State and County Housing Unit Estimates, County Business Patterns, Nonemployer Statistics, Economic Census, Survey of Business Owners, Building Permits.

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