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

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Table

Brunswick County, North Carolina
Davidson County, North Carolina
Jackson County, North Carolina
Population Estimates, July 1 2021, (V2021)
144,215
170,637
43,410
People
Population
Population Estimates, July 1 2021, (V2021)
144,215
170,637
43,410
Population estimates base, April 1, 2020, (V2021)
136,693
168,930
43,109
Population, percent change - April 1, 2020 (estimates base) to July 1, 2021, (V2021)
5.5%
1.0%
0.7%
Population, Census, April 1, 2020 136,693 168,930 43,109
Population, Census, April 1, 2010 107,431 162,878 40,271
Age and Sex
Persons under 5 years, percent
3.7%
5.5%
4.4%
Persons under 18 years, percent
14.7%
21.7%
16.4%
Persons 65 years and over, percent
32.6%
18.5%
19.9%
Female persons, percent
52.3%
51.1%
50.8%
Race and Hispanic Origin
White alone, percent
86.5%
85.6%
85.2%
Black or African American alone, percent(a)
10.0%
10.1%
2.4%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent(a)
0.8%
0.8%
9.1%
Asian alone, percent(a)
0.7%
1.6%
1.1%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent(a)
0.1%
0.1%
Z
Two or More Races, percent
1.8%
1.8%
2.2%
Hispanic or Latino, percent(b)
4.9%
7.4%
6.2%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent
82.3%
79.4%
80.6%
Population Characteristics
Veterans, 2016-2020 13,451 9,730 2,937
Foreign born persons, percent, 2016-2020 3.4% 5.1% 3.2%
Housing
Housing units, July 1, 2021, (V2021) 92,903 75,427 27,643
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2016-2020 80.9% 72.0% 63.7%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2016-2020 $220,400 $149,500 $206,900
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2016-2020 $1,403 $1,132 $1,162
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2016-2020 $459 $356 $289
Median gross rent, 2016-2020 $984 $716 $747
Building permits, 2021 5,249 878 314
Families & Living Arrangements
Households, 2016-2020 59,416 67,555 17,008
Persons per household, 2016-2020 2.30 2.44 2.33
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2016-2020 86.3% 89.1% 81.2%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2016-2020 4.9% 7.9% 6.4%
Computer and Internet Use
Households with a computer, percent, 2016-2020 93.9% 89.7% 89.2%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2016-2020 88.1% 82.6% 72.7%
Education
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2016-2020 92.0% 84.9% 88.0%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2016-2020 29.5% 18.9% 28.4%
Health
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2016-2020 12.4% 10.0% 10.4%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent
13.5%
14.6%
19.2%
Economy
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2016-2020 48.2% 59.0% 54.6%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2016-2020 44.5% 52.9% 51.5%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 259,597 192,453 715,081
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 400,479 398,237 219,240
Total transportation and warehousing receipts/revenue, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 79,718 241,323 15,965
Total retail sales, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 1,414,186 1,437,861 449,346
Total retail sales per capita, 2017(c) $10,796 $8,689 $10,397
Transportation
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2016-2020 24.8 25.2 19.6
Income & Poverty
Median household income (in 2020 dollars), 2016-2020 $59,763 $50,454 $46,820
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2020 dollars), 2016-2020 $34,528 $26,616 $25,738
Persons in poverty, percent
11.2%
12.0%
16.6%
Businesses
Businesses
Total employer establishments, 2020 2,639 2,839 1,024
Total employment, 2020 28,417 38,606 12,153
Total annual payroll, 2020 ($1,000) 1,080,077 1,503,455 439,039
Total employment, percent change, 2019-2020 1.4% 1.4% -0.3%
Total nonemployer establishments, 2018 11,453 11,596 3,200
All employer firms, Reference year 2017 2,175 2,261 941
Men-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 1,221 1,253 536
Women-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 442 420 129
Minority-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 S 200 S
Nonminority-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 1,851 1,793 793
Veteran-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 108 S 41
Nonveteran-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 1,804 1,821 755
Geography
Geography
Population per square mile, 2020 160.8 305.4 87.8
Population per square mile, 2010 126.8 294.7 82.1
Land area in square miles, 2020 850.08 553.18 491.11
Land area in square miles, 2010 846.97 552.68 490.76
FIPS Code 37019 37057 37099
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., V2021) refers to the final year of the series (2020 thru 2021). Different vintage years of estimates are not comparable.

Users should exercise caution when comparing 2016-2020 ACS 5-year estimates to other ACS estimates. For more information, please visit the 2020 5-year ACS Comparison Guidance page.

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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