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Guilford County, North Carolina; Mecklenburg County, North Carolina; Davie County, North Carolina; United States

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Guilford County, North Carolina
Mecklenburg County, North Carolina
Davie County, North Carolina
United States
Persons 65 years and over, percent
15.5%
11.5%
21.7%
16.5%
People
Population
Population estimates, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 537,174 1,110,356 42,846 328,239,523
Population estimates base, April 1, 2010, (V2019) 488,454 919,664 41,221 308,758,105
Population, percent change - April 1, 2010 (estimates base) to July 1, 2019, (V2019) 10.0% 20.7% 3.9% 6.3%
Population, Census, April 1, 2010 488,406 919,628 41,240 308,745,538
Age and Sex
Persons under 5 years, percent
5.8%
6.6%
4.9%
6.0%
Persons under 18 years, percent
22.1%
23.3%
20.9%
22.3%
Persons 65 years and over, percent
15.5%
11.5%
21.7%
16.5%
Female persons, percent
52.7%
51.9%
51.2%
50.8%
Race and Hispanic Origin
White alone, percent
56.0%
57.3%
90.0%
76.3%
Black or African American alone, percent(a)
35.4%
33.0%
6.5%
13.4%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent(a)
0.8%
0.8%
0.7%
1.3%
Asian alone, percent(a)
5.3%
6.3%
0.9%
5.9%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent(a)
0.1%
0.1%
Z
0.2%
Two or More Races, percent
2.5%
2.5%
2.0%
2.8%
Hispanic or Latino, percent(b)
8.4%
13.8%
7.3%
18.5%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent
49.4%
46.1%
83.9%
60.1%
Population Characteristics
Veterans, 2014-2018 28,475 48,118 2,964 18,611,432
Foreign born persons, percent, 2014-2018 10.3% 15.0% 4.7% 13.5%
Housing
Housing units, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 231,640 466,911 19,303 139,684,244
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2014-2018 58.9% 56.5% 77.8% 63.8%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2014-2018 $162,400 $219,800 $172,700 $204,900
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2014-2018 $1,259 $1,462 $1,208 $1,558
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2014-2018 $432 $492 $361 $490
Median gross rent, 2014-2018 $850 $1,099 $735 $1,023
Building permits, 2019 1,956 12,429 236 1,386,048
Families & Living Arrangements
Households, 2014-2018 202,731 403,546 15,999 119,730,128
Persons per household, 2014-2018 2.49 2.57 2.60 2.63
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2014-2018 85.0% 81.3% 88.4% 85.5%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2014-2018 13.1% 19.7% 7.5% 21.5%
Computer and Internet Use
Households with a computer, percent, 2014-2018 86.2% 93.4% 87.2% 88.8%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2014-2018 72.6% 86.5% 80.9% 80.4%
Education
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2014-2018 89.1% 90.1% 86.7% 87.7%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2014-2018 35.3% 44.8% 22.9% 31.5%
Health
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2014-2018 7.5% 5.7% 10.4% 8.6%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent
11.5%
13.0%
13.1%
10.0%
Economy
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2014-2018 63.4% 71.1% 59.5% 62.9%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2014-2018 58.7% 65.5% 53.9% 58.2%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 1,158,488 2,845,124 43,131 708,138,598
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 3,512,781 8,163,870 79,509 2,040,441,203
Total manufacturers shipments, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 26,932,176 11,150,033 448,700 5,696,729,632
Total merchant wholesaler sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 14,111,449 21,895,908 160,144 5,208,023,478
Total retail sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 6,979,731 14,756,869 360,172 4,219,821,871
Total retail sales per capita, 2012(c) $13,935 $15,228 $8,693 $13,443
Transportation
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2014-2018 21.6 26.2 26.2 26.6
Income & Poverty
Median household income (in 2018 dollars), 2014-2018 $51,072 $64,312 $57,611 $60,293
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2018 dollars), 2014-2018 $29,708 $37,298 $29,613 $32,621
Persons in poverty, percent
15.4%
11.7%
10.8%
11.8%
Businesses
Businesses
Total employer establishments, 2018 13,553 32,438 833 7,912,405
Total employment, 2018 261,456 633,681 9,656 130,881,471
Total annual payroll, 2018 ($1,000) 12,127,853 40,233,729 335,879 7,097,310,272
Total employment, percent change, 2017-2018 -0.2% 1.7% 2.2% 1.8%
Total nonemployer establishments, 2018 42,996 103,292 3,238 26,485,532
All firms, 2012 45,746 101,799 3,380 27,626,360
Men-owned firms, 2012 22,594 52,010 2,051 14,844,597
Women-owned firms, 2012 17,884 39,281 807 9,878,397
Minority-owned firms, 2012 14,168 36,742 235 7,952,386
Nonminority-owned firms, 2012 29,574 60,404 3,054 18,987,918
Veteran-owned firms, 2012 4,438 9,615 284 2,521,682
Nonveteran-owned firms, 2012 38,576 86,440 2,898 24,070,685
Geography
Geography
Population per square mile, 2010 756.4 1,755.5 156.2 87.4
Land area in square miles, 2010 645.70 523.84 264.11 3,531,905.43
FIPS Code 37081 37119 37059 1
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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