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Sampson County, North Carolina

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Table

Sampson County, North Carolina
Population, Census, April 1, 2020 59,036
People
Population
Population Estimates, July 1 2021, (V2021)
58,990
Population estimates base, April 1, 2020, (V2021)
59,036
Population, percent change - April 1, 2020 (estimates base) to July 1, 2021, (V2021)
-0.1%
Population, Census, April 1, 2020 59,036
Population, Census, April 1, 2010 63,431
Age and Sex
Persons under 5 years, percent
6.4%
Persons under 18 years, percent
24.5%
Persons 65 years and over, percent
18.4%
Female persons, percent
50.6%
Race and Hispanic Origin
White alone, percent
66.4%
Black or African American alone, percent(a)
26.1%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent(a)
4.1%
Asian alone, percent(a)
0.7%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent(a)
0.4%
Two or More Races, percent
2.4%
Hispanic or Latino, percent(b)
21.3%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent
49.8%
Population Characteristics
Veterans, 2016-2020 3,261
Foreign born persons, percent, 2016-2020 9.6%
Housing
Housing units, July 1, 2021, (V2021) 25,654
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2016-2020 72.0%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2016-2020 $97,500
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2016-2020 $1,044
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2016-2020 $381
Median gross rent, 2016-2020 $682
Building permits, 2021 174
Families & Living Arrangements
Households, 2016-2020 23,162
Persons per household, 2016-2020 2.68
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2016-2020 89.4%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2016-2020 18.7%
Computer and Internet Use
Households with a computer, percent, 2016-2020 86.0%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2016-2020 72.3%
Education
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2016-2020 81.0%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2016-2020 14.4%
Health
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2016-2020 11.2%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent
20.2%
Economy
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2016-2020 58.0%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2016-2020 51.9%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 61,339
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 183,514
Total transportation and warehousing receipts/revenue, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 40,864
Total retail sales, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 621,824
Total retail sales per capita, 2017(c) $9,841
Transportation
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2016-2020 27.7
Income & Poverty
Median household income (in 2020 dollars), 2016-2020 $42,914
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2020 dollars), 2016-2020 $23,502
Persons in poverty, percent
21.2%
Businesses
Businesses
Total employer establishments, 2020 975
Total employment, 2020 12,582
Total annual payroll, 2020 ($1,000) 494,332
Total employment, percent change, 2019-2020 -2.1%
Total nonemployer establishments, 2019 3,799
All employer firms, Reference year 2017 797
Men-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 469
Women-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 99
Minority-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 97
Nonminority-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 595
Veteran-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 59
Nonveteran-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 619
Geography
Geography
Population per square mile, 2020 62.4
Population per square mile, 2010 67.1
Land area in square miles, 2020 945.93
Land area in square miles, 2010 944.74
FIPS Code 37163
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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