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Wayne County, North Carolina; Davidson County, North Carolina; Mecklenburg County, North Carolina

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Persons 65 years and over, percent

Wayne County, North Carolina
Persons 65 years and over, percent
16.4%
People
Population
Population estimates, July 1, 2018, (V2018) 123,248
Population estimates base, April 1, 2010, (V2018) 122,673
Population, percent change - April 1, 2010 (estimates base) to July 1, 2018, (V2018) 0.5%
Population, Census, April 1, 2010 122,623
Age and Sex
Persons under 5 years, percent
6.6%
Persons under 18 years, percent
23.7%
Persons 65 years and over, percent
16.4%
Female persons, percent
51.4%
Race and Hispanic Origin
White alone, percent
62.9%
Black or African American alone, percent(a)
32.3%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent(a)
0.8%
Asian alone, percent(a)
1.3%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent(a)
0.2%
Two or More Races, percent
2.4%
Hispanic or Latino, percent(b)
12.3%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent
53.1%
Population Characteristics
Veterans, 2013-2017 12,341
Foreign born persons, percent, 2013-2017 7.3%
Housing
Housing units, July 1, 2018, (V2018) 54,474
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2013-2017 60.9%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2013-2017 $117,000
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2013-2017 $1,103
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2013-2017 $385
Median gross rent, 2013-2017 $743
Building permits, 2018 275
Families & Living Arrangements
Households, 2013-2017 47,587
Persons per household, 2013-2017 2.55
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2013-2017 83.1%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2013-2017 12.7%
Computer and Internet Use
Households with a computer, percent, 2013-2017 83.1%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2013-2017 72.8%
Education
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2013-2017 83.5%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2013-2017 19.7%
Health
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2013-2017 12.2%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent
15.0%
Economy
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2013-2017 57.9%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2013-2017 55.0%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 161,664
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 606,558
Total manufacturers shipments, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 1,691,320
Total merchant wholesaler sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 1,244,827
Total retail sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 1,557,491
Total retail sales per capita, 2012(c) $12,536
Transportation
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2013-2017 21.9
Income & Poverty
Median household income (in 2017 dollars), 2013-2017 $41,766
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2017 dollars), 2013-2017 $23,163
Persons in poverty, percent
20.2%
Businesses
Businesses
Total employer establishments, 2017 2,175
Total employment, 2017 33,960
Total annual payroll, 2017 ($1,000) 1,165,361
Total employment, percent change, 2016-2017 -0.8%
Total nonemployer establishments, 2017 6,393
All firms, 2012 7,136
Men-owned firms, 2012 3,839
Women-owned firms, 2012 2,486
Minority-owned firms, 2012 1,845
Nonminority-owned firms, 2012 4,999
Veteran-owned firms, 2012 964
Nonveteran-owned firms, 2012 5,594
Geography
Geography
Population per square mile, 2010 221.7
Land area in square miles, 2010 553.09
FIPS Code 37191
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Wayne County, North Carolina
16.4%
Davidson County, North Carolina
18.2%
Mecklenburg County, North Carolina
11.2%
0.0%
5.0%
10.0%
15.0%
20.0%
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., V2018) refers to the final year of the series (2010 thru 2018). 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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