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Pamlico County, North Carolina; McDowell County, North Carolina; Northampton County, North Carolina; United States

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Pamlico County, North Carolina
McDowell County, North Carolina
Northampton County, North Carolina
United States
Persons 65 years and over, percent
30.4%
20.8%
27.0%
16.5%
People
Population
Population estimates, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 12,726 45,756 19,483 328,239,523
Population estimates base, April 1, 2010, (V2019) 13,143 45,002 22,106 308,758,105
Population, percent change - April 1, 2010 (estimates base) to July 1, 2019, (V2019) -3.2% 1.7% -11.9% 6.3%
Population, Census, April 1, 2010 13,144 44,996 22,099 308,745,538
Age and Sex
Persons under 5 years, percent
3.7%
5.0%
4.7%
6.0%
Persons under 18 years, percent
15.1%
20.0%
17.2%
22.3%
Persons 65 years and over, percent
30.4%
20.8%
27.0%
16.5%
Female persons, percent
49.1%
50.2%
51.0%
50.8%
Race and Hispanic Origin
White alone, percent
77.6%
92.3%
40.4%
76.3%
Black or African American alone, percent(a)
18.9%
4.2%
57.2%
13.4%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent(a)
0.8%
0.8%
0.7%
1.3%
Asian alone, percent(a)
0.6%
1.1%
0.3%
5.9%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent(a)
0.2%
0.1%
Z
0.2%
Two or More Races, percent
1.8%
1.5%
1.4%
2.8%
Hispanic or Latino, percent(b)
4.3%
6.4%
2.6%
18.5%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent
74.2%
87.2%
38.8%
60.1%
Population Characteristics
Veterans, 2014-2018 1,614 2,760 1,345 18,611,432
Foreign born persons, percent, 2014-2018 2.9% 3.9% 1.6% 13.5%
Housing
Housing units, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 7,794 21,600 11,676 139,684,244
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2014-2018 75.1% 71.8% 69.0% 63.8%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2014-2018 $154,500 $113,900 $83,100 $204,900
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2014-2018 $1,176 $971 $1,064 $1,558
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2014-2018 $416 $278 $418 $490
Median gross rent, 2014-2018 $706 $643 $701 $1,023
Building permits, 2019 64 127 20 1,386,048
Families & Living Arrangements
Households, 2014-2018 5,352 17,961 8,628 119,730,128
Persons per household, 2014-2018 2.25 2.45 2.24 2.63
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2014-2018 88.4% 90.7% 88.8% 85.5%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2014-2018 5.1% 6.6% 2.6% 21.5%
Computer and Internet Use
Households with a computer, percent, 2014-2018 84.5% 81.4% 71.5% 88.8%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2014-2018 69.3% 70.1% 51.2% 80.4%
Education
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2014-2018 88.0% 83.8% 79.5% 87.7%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2014-2018 19.4% 16.9% 12.8% 31.5%
Health
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2014-2018 14.2% 16.4% 14.9% 8.6%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent
13.2%
13.8%
12.5%
10.0%
Economy
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2014-2018 47.3% 53.5% 46.0% 62.9%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2014-2018 46.5% 49.6% 43.6% 58.2%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) D 46,500 4,602 708,138,598
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 42,983 119,398 26,442 2,040,441,203
Total manufacturers shipments, 2012 ($1,000)(c) D 1,324,204 246,437 5,696,729,632
Total merchant wholesaler sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) D 393,226 D 5,208,023,478
Total retail sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 100,096 457,780 131,215 4,219,821,871
Total retail sales per capita, 2012(c) $7,656 $10,173 $6,124 $13,443
Transportation
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2014-2018 29.2 23.6 26.1 26.6
Income & Poverty
Median household income (in 2018 dollars), 2014-2018 $44,947 $40,913 $35,499 $60,293
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2018 dollars), 2014-2018 $27,026 $22,725 $20,538 $32,621
Persons in poverty, percent
16.6%
15.4%
21.4%
11.8%
Businesses
Businesses
Total employer establishments, 2018 237 757 244 7,912,405
Total employment, 2018 2,204 13,683 4,370 130,881,471
Total annual payroll, 2018 ($1,000) 63,549 554,545 159,402 7,097,310,272
Total employment, percent change, 2017-2018 -0.4% 1.0% 3.5% 1.8%
Total nonemployer establishments, 2018 993 2,722 915 26,485,532
All firms, 2012 1,015 2,577 1,090 27,626,360
Men-owned firms, 2012 615 1,429 628 14,844,597
Women-owned firms, 2012 295 765 412 9,878,397
Minority-owned firms, 2012 190 147 479 7,952,386
Nonminority-owned firms, 2012 765 2,338 582 18,987,918
Veteran-owned firms, 2012 137 274 237 2,521,682
Nonveteran-owned firms, 2012 826 2,078 815 24,070,685
Geography
Geography
Population per square mile, 2010 39.1 102.1 41.2 87.4
Land area in square miles, 2010 336.54 440.61 536.59 3,531,905.43
FIPS Code 37137 37111 37131 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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