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Anson County, North Carolina; Transylvania County, North Carolina; Person County, North Carolina; Pender County, North Carolina

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Anson County, North Carolina
Transylvania County, North Carolina
Person County, North Carolina
Pender County, North Carolina
Persons 65 years and over, percent
19.3%
31.4%
20.1%
18.6%
People
Population
Population estimates, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 24,446 34,385 39,490 63,060
Population estimates base, April 1, 2010, (V2019) 26,929 33,089 39,476 52,196
Population, percent change - April 1, 2010 (estimates base) to July 1, 2019, (V2019) -9.2% 3.9% 0.0% 20.8%
Population, Census, April 1, 2010 26,948 33,090 39,464 52,217
Age and Sex
Persons under 5 years, percent
5.3%
4.0%
5.3%
5.7%
Persons under 18 years, percent
19.8%
15.4%
20.6%
22.2%
Persons 65 years and over, percent
19.3%
31.4%
20.1%
18.6%
Female persons, percent
48.7%
51.8%
51.7%
50.2%
Race and Hispanic Origin
White alone, percent
47.4%
93.4%
70.0%
81.5%
Black or African American alone, percent(a)
48.5%
3.5%
26.8%
14.7%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent(a)
0.9%
0.5%
0.9%
0.9%
Asian alone, percent(a)
1.5%
0.7%
0.4%
0.7%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent(a)
0.1%
0.1%
Z
0.1%
Two or More Races, percent
1.7%
1.9%
1.9%
2.1%
Hispanic or Latino, percent(b)
4.1%
3.4%
4.5%
7.5%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent
44.3%
90.4%
66.3%
75.4%
Population Characteristics
Veterans, 2014-2018 1,454 3,316 2,486 4,735
Foreign born persons, percent, 2014-2018 3.0% 3.8% 3.0% 4.0%
Housing
Housing units, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 11,668 19,818 18,628 30,003
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2014-2018 66.9% 76.8% 75.2% 80.5%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2014-2018 $89,300 $211,300 $117,100 $179,500
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2014-2018 $987 $1,207 $1,083 $1,387
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2014-2018 $378 $354 $378 $405
Median gross rent, 2014-2018 $705 $720 $711 $895
Building permits, 2019 47 118 112 569
Families & Living Arrangements
Households, 2014-2018 9,516 14,123 15,744 21,766
Persons per household, 2014-2018 2.47 2.28 2.46 2.66
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2014-2018 90.5% 86.7% 90.7% 86.6%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2014-2018 5.3% 4.8% 4.7% 7.5%
Computer and Internet Use
Households with a computer, percent, 2014-2018 78.6% 89.1% 82.6% 88.1%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2014-2018 69.0% 78.3% 74.4% 75.3%
Education
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2014-2018 80.5% 88.6% 86.3% 87.5%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2014-2018 9.6% 31.5% 15.3% 26.4%
Health
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2014-2018 12.5% 10.4% 14.4% 12.5%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent
13.4%
16.6%
11.7%
12.8%
Economy
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2014-2018 54.8% 50.0% 61.7% 57.5%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2014-2018 54.1% 47.1% 60.2% 53.7%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 16,822 68,533 41,293 50,456
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 50,729 148,670 98,851 97,306
Total manufacturers shipments, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 393,255 61,066 841,222 191,360
Total merchant wholesaler sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 109,357 D 175,969 179,439
Total retail sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 181,255 311,288 378,438 386,690
Total retail sales per capita, 2012(c) $6,878 $9,476 $9,637 $7,135
Transportation
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2014-2018 28.3 25.2 31.7 28.3
Income & Poverty
Median household income (in 2018 dollars), 2014-2018 $39,126 $46,629 $48,811 $52,989
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2018 dollars), 2014-2018 $20,124 $27,050 $25,922 $27,724
Persons in poverty, percent
20.5%
12.8%
14.8%
15.1%
Businesses
Businesses
Total employer establishments, 2018 396 858 683 1,132
Total employment, 2018 5,250 7,925 8,424 9,156
Total annual payroll, 2018 ($1,000) 157,793 255,355 321,034 287,319
Total employment, percent change, 2017-2018 1.5% 1.6% 4.8% 1.8%
Total nonemployer establishments, 2018 1,292 3,254 2,262 4,672
All firms, 2012 1,531 3,488 2,287 4,448
Men-owned firms, 2012 726 1,908 1,186 2,442
Women-owned firms, 2012 598 1,153 830 1,580
Minority-owned firms, 2012 598 215 390 676
Nonminority-owned firms, 2012 875 3,172 1,780 3,644
Veteran-owned firms, 2012 159 257 258 360
Nonveteran-owned firms, 2012 1,288 3,018 1,909 3,900
Geography
Geography
Population per square mile, 2010 50.7 87.4 100.6 60.0
Land area in square miles, 2010 531.45 378.53 392.32 869.80
FIPS Code 37007 37175 37145 37141
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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