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Sampson County, North Carolina; Brunswick County, North Carolina; Currituck County, North Carolina; Lenoir County, North Carolina

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Sampson County, North Carolina
Brunswick County, North Carolina
Currituck County, North Carolina
Lenoir County, North Carolina
Persons 65 years and over, percent
18.3%
32.6%
16.4%
20.2%
People
Population
Population estimates, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 63,531 142,820 27,763 55,949
Population estimates base, April 1, 2010, (V2019) 63,471 107,429 23,547 59,507
Population, percent change - April 1, 2010 (estimates base) to July 1, 2019, (V2019) 0.1% 32.9% 17.9% -6.0%
Population, Census, April 1, 2010 63,431 107,431 23,547 59,495
Age and Sex
Persons under 5 years, percent
6.5%
3.7%
5.6%
5.6%
Persons under 18 years, percent
24.3%
14.7%
21.9%
22.4%
Persons 65 years and over, percent
18.3%
32.6%
16.4%
20.2%
Female persons, percent
50.8%
52.3%
50.2%
52.2%
Race and Hispanic Origin
White alone, percent
66.6%
86.5%
90.5%
55.4%
Black or African American alone, percent(a)
26.6%
10.0%
5.8%
41.4%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent(a)
3.7%
0.8%
0.7%
0.6%
Asian alone, percent(a)
0.6%
0.7%
0.8%
0.7%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent(a)
0.3%
0.1%
0.1%
0.2%
Two or More Races, percent
2.3%
1.8%
2.1%
1.6%
Hispanic or Latino, percent(b)
20.6%
4.9%
4.4%
7.9%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent
50.3%
82.3%
86.9%
48.9%
Population Characteristics
Veterans, 2014-2018 3,405 13,572 2,962 4,125
Foreign born persons, percent, 2014-2018 9.8% 4.0% 2.0% 4.3%
Housing
Housing units, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 27,982 95,075 16,436 27,712
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2014-2018 68.8% 79.0% 82.6% 59.4%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2014-2018 $88,800 $199,900 $251,800 $95,700
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2014-2018 $1,061 $1,370 $1,625 $1,125
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2014-2018 $375 $453 $437 $431
Median gross rent, 2014-2018 $651 $903 $1,107 $724
Building permits, 2019 140 3,352 448 90
Families & Living Arrangements
Households, 2014-2018 23,537 54,226 10,148 23,121
Persons per household, 2014-2018 2.66 2.32 2.53 2.42
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2014-2018 86.0% 84.4% 87.7% 84.0%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2014-2018 16.9% 5.2% 3.6% 8.0%
Computer and Internet Use
Households with a computer, percent, 2014-2018 79.0% 90.9% 90.9% 82.0%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2014-2018 59.6% 81.2% 80.4% 74.4%
Education
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2014-2018 77.7% 90.4% 89.2% 80.4%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2014-2018 12.8% 28.6% 23.1% 14.5%
Health
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2014-2018 13.8% 12.9% 11.1% 19.1%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent
18.8%
13.7%
12.6%
14.2%
Economy
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2014-2018 58.5% 49.9% 61.1% 58.1%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2014-2018 51.9% 46.1% 55.1% 52.2%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) D 180,820 D 78,364
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 179,412 326,561 17,955 305,492
Total manufacturers shipments, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 821,833 1,982,957 D D
Total merchant wholesaler sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 450,617 237,118 58,697 478,311
Total retail sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 593,013 1,125,773 275,248 728,897
Total retail sales per capita, 2012(c) $9,273 $10,029 $11,432 $12,307
Transportation
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2014-2018 25.1 24.2 37.2 22.0
Income & Poverty
Median household income (in 2018 dollars), 2014-2018 $39,068 $54,406 $66,284 $38,387
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2018 dollars), 2014-2018 $21,950 $31,204 $30,017 $22,361
Persons in poverty, percent
22.8%
10.5%
9.7%
22.1%
Businesses
Businesses
Total employer establishments, 2018 969 2,554 658 1,176
Total employment, 2018 13,292 27,079 4,834 23,748
Total annual payroll, 2018 ($1,000) 476,986 976,797 177,508 846,626
Total employment, percent change, 2017-2018 -3.7% 4.3% 5.6% -2.2%
Total nonemployer establishments, 2018 3,670 11,453 2,226 3,234
All firms, 2012 3,605 10,065 2,426 4,470
Men-owned firms, 2012 2,109 5,793 1,429 2,601
Women-owned firms, 2012 1,206 3,259 604 1,449
Minority-owned firms, 2012 945 1,172 117 1,146
Nonminority-owned firms, 2012 2,525 8,681 2,266 3,141
Veteran-owned firms, 2012 456 1,534 328 881
Nonveteran-owned firms, 2012 2,958 7,882 1,908 3,289
Geography
Geography
Population per square mile, 2010 67.1 126.8 89.9 148.5
Land area in square miles, 2010 944.74 846.97 261.85 400.59
FIPS Code 37163 37019 37053 37107
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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