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Scotland County, North Carolina; North Carolina

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Scotland County, North Carolina
North Carolina
Population estimates, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 34,823 10,488,084
People
Population
Population estimates, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 34,823 10,488,084
Population estimates base, April 1, 2010, (V2019) 36,160 9,535,751
Population, percent change - April 1, 2010 (estimates base) to July 1, 2019, (V2019) -3.7% 10.0%
Population, Census, April 1, 2010 36,157 9,535,483
Age and Sex
Persons under 5 years, percent
6.3%
5.9%
Persons under 18 years, percent
22.6%
22.2%
Persons 65 years and over, percent
18.3%
16.3%
Female persons, percent
50.4%
51.4%
Race and Hispanic Origin
White alone, percent
45.1%
70.6%
Black or African American alone, percent(a)
39.0%
22.2%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent(a)
12.4%
1.6%
Asian alone, percent(a)
0.9%
3.2%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent(a)
Z
0.1%
Two or More Races, percent
2.6%
2.3%
Hispanic or Latino, percent(b)
3.1%
9.6%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent
43.2%
62.8%
Population Characteristics
Veterans, 2014-2018 2,231 667,696
Foreign born persons, percent, 2014-2018 2.3% 7.9%
Housing
Housing units, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 15,324 4,747,943
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2014-2018 61.3% 65.0%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2014-2018 $84,500 $165,900
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2014-2018 $1,017 $1,290
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2014-2018 $376 $394
Median gross rent, 2014-2018 $662 $877
Building permits, 2019 24 71,307
Families & Living Arrangements
Households, 2014-2018 13,113 3,918,597
Persons per household, 2014-2018 2.49 2.52
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2014-2018 85.8% 84.8%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2014-2018 3.8% 11.6%
Computer and Internet Use
Households with a computer, percent, 2014-2018 74.9% 87.4%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2014-2018 58.1% 78.3%
Education
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2014-2018 79.8% 87.4%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2014-2018 15.5% 30.5%
Health
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2014-2018 12.1% 9.5%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent
14.5%
12.7%
Economy
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2014-2018 49.3% 61.3%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2014-2018 49.4% 57.2%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 43,786 18,622,258
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 236,006 55,227,505
Total manufacturers shipments, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 984,247 202,344,646
Total merchant wholesaler sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 564,505 105,275,586
Total retail sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 351,715 120,691,007
Total retail sales per capita, 2012(c) $9,744 $12,376
Transportation
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2014-2018 22.0 24.5
Income & Poverty
Median household income (in 2018 dollars), 2014-2018 $35,617 $52,413
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2018 dollars), 2014-2018 $18,242 $29,456
Persons in poverty, percent
26.9%
14.0%
Businesses
Businesses
Total employer establishments, 2017 593 233,3631
Total employment, 2017 9,606 3,774,3771
Total annual payroll, 2017 ($1,000) 326,231 175,695,5311
Total employment, percent change, 2016-2017 -1.8% -0.5%1
Total nonemployer establishments, 2018 1,860 787,883
All firms, 2012 2,120 805,985
Men-owned firms, 2012 851 435,677
Women-owned firms, 2012 1,054 287,058
Minority-owned firms, 2012 994 183,380
Nonminority-owned firms, 2012 985 603,182
Veteran-owned firms, 2012 247 86,571
Nonveteran-owned firms, 2012 1,744 684,743
Geography
Geography
Population per square mile, 2010 113.4 196.1
Land area in square miles, 2010 318.85 48,617.91
FIPS Code 37165 37
Value Notes

Estimates are not comparable to other geographic levels due to methodology differences that may exist between different data sources.

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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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