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Avery County, North Carolina; Brunswick County, North Carolina; Davidson County, North Carolina; Jackson County, North Carolina; Stokes County, North Carolina

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Avery County, North Carolina
Brunswick County, North Carolina
Davidson County, North Carolina
Jackson County, North Carolina
Stokes County, North Carolina
Population estimates, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 17,557 142,820 167,609 43,938 45,591
People
Population
Population estimates, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 17,557 142,820 167,609 43,938 45,591
Population estimates base, April 1, 2010, (V2019) 17,807 107,429 162,822 40,270 47,413
Population, percent change - April 1, 2010 (estimates base) to July 1, 2019, (V2019) -1.4% 32.9% 2.9% 9.1% -3.8%
Population, Census, April 1, 2010 17,797 107,431 162,878 40,271 47,401
Age and Sex
Persons under 5 years, percent
3.7%
3.7%
5.5%
4.4%
4.5%
Persons under 18 years, percent
14.7%
14.7%
21.7%
16.4%
18.5%
Persons 65 years and over, percent
22.9%
32.6%
18.5%
19.9%
21.8%
Female persons, percent
45.8%
52.3%
51.1%
50.8%
51.0%
Race and Hispanic Origin
White alone, percent
92.9%
86.5%
85.6%
85.2%
93.7%
Black or African American alone, percent(a)
4.7%
10.0%
10.1%
2.4%
4.1%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent(a)
0.6%
0.8%
0.8%
9.1%
0.5%
Asian alone, percent(a)
0.6%
0.7%
1.6%
1.1%
0.4%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent(a)
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
Z
Z
Two or More Races, percent
1.1%
1.8%
1.8%
2.2%
1.3%
Hispanic or Latino, percent(b)
5.1%
4.9%
7.4%
6.2%
3.3%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent
88.5%
82.3%
79.4%
80.6%
90.9%
Population Characteristics
Veterans, 2014-2018 971 13,572 9,917 2,969 3,213
Foreign born persons, percent, 2014-2018 3.3% 4.0% 5.0% 3.0% 1.5%
Housing
Housing units, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 14,388 95,075 76,055 27,832 22,357
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2014-2018 74.7% 79.0% 70.1% 64.5% 77.7%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2014-2018 $150,600 $199,900 $137,000 $192,300 $128,600
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2014-2018 $1,068 $1,370 $1,091 $1,163 $1,070
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2014-2018 $284 $453 $346 $292 $321
Median gross rent, 2014-2018 $765 $903 $694 $723 $650
Building permits, 2019 131 3,352 688 749 97
Families & Living Arrangements
Households, 2014-2018 6,587 54,226 65,471 16,642 19,302
Persons per household, 2014-2018 2.15 2.32 2.49 2.32 2.35
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2014-2018 87.0% 84.4% 86.3% 82.0% 92.8%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2014-2018 5.5% 5.2% 8.0% 5.7% 2.9%
Computer and Internet Use
Households with a computer, percent, 2014-2018 79.1% 90.9% 84.7% 83.1% 80.1%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2014-2018 67.2% 81.2% 75.9% 67.2% 67.5%
Education
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2014-2018 82.3% 90.4% 83.4% 88.4% 83.5%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2014-2018 20.6% 28.6% 18.5% 30.5% 13.3%
Health
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2014-2018 12.9% 12.9% 11.4% 10.1% 10.4%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent
18.1%
13.7%
14.2%
17.4%
12.4%
Economy
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2014-2018 46.1% 49.9% 60.4% 54.5% 58.2%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2014-2018 48.7% 46.1% 54.5% 51.2% 52.0%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 45,601 180,820 163,225 548,517 35,129
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 72,225 326,561 1,634,947 201,591 107,123
Total manufacturers shipments, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 20,461 1,982,957 2,470,186 64,546 489,711
Total merchant wholesaler sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) D 237,118 1,032,156 D 12,796
Total retail sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 195,454 1,125,773 1,301,842 403,657 222,118
Total retail sales per capita, 2012(c) $11,083 $10,029 $7,974 $9,980 $4,748
Transportation
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2014-2018 21.5 24.2 24.8 19.9 29.1
Income & Poverty
Median household income (in 2018 dollars), 2014-2018 $38,134 $54,406 $47,271 $44,028 $46,169
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2018 dollars), 2014-2018 $20,253 $31,204 $25,109 $24,073 $25,091
Persons in poverty, percent
16.8%
10.5%
15.0%
16.7%
12.1%
Businesses
Businesses
Total employer establishments, 2018 501 2,554 2,796 985 628
Total employment, 2018 4,533 27,079 37,946 12,000 6,139
Total annual payroll, 2018 ($1,000) 142,917 976,797 1,468,157 414,349 177,437
Total employment, percent change, 2017-2018 -4.8% 4.3% 0.8% 3.5% -2.6%
Total nonemployer establishments, 2018 1,720 11,453 11,596 3,200 2,861
All firms, 2012 1,481 10,065 13,423 3,461 2,843
Men-owned firms, 2012 918 5,793 8,170 2,050 1,615
Women-owned firms, 2012 414 3,259 4,134 977 984
Minority-owned firms, 2012 49 1,172 1,515 286 158
Nonminority-owned firms, 2012 1,379 8,681 11,573 3,064 2,611
Veteran-owned firms, 2012 149 1,534 1,425 590 323
Nonveteran-owned firms, 2012 1,232 7,882 11,474 2,592 2,439
Geography
Geography
Population per square mile, 2010 72.0 126.8 294.7 82.1 105.6
Land area in square miles, 2010 247.09 846.97 552.68 490.76 448.86
FIPS Code 37011 37019 37057 37099 37169
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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