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Transylvania County, North Carolina; Pender County, North Carolina; Person County, North Carolina; Anson County, North Carolina

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Transylvania County, North Carolina
Pender County, North Carolina
Person County, North Carolina
Anson County, North Carolina
Persons 65 years and over, percent
31.4%
18.6%
20.1%
19.3%
People
Population
Population estimates, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 34,385 63,060 39,490 24,446
Population estimates base, April 1, 2010, (V2019) 33,089 52,196 39,476 26,929
Population, percent change - April 1, 2010 (estimates base) to July 1, 2019, (V2019) 3.9% 20.8% 0.0% -9.2%
Population, Census, April 1, 2010 33,090 52,217 39,464 26,948
Age and Sex
Persons under 5 years, percent
4.0%
5.7%
5.3%
5.3%
Persons under 18 years, percent
15.4%
22.2%
20.6%
19.8%
Persons 65 years and over, percent
31.4%
18.6%
20.1%
19.3%
Female persons, percent
51.8%
50.2%
51.7%
48.7%
Race and Hispanic Origin
White alone, percent
93.4%
81.5%
70.0%
47.4%
Black or African American alone, percent(a)
3.5%
14.7%
26.8%
48.5%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent(a)
0.5%
0.9%
0.9%
0.9%
Asian alone, percent(a)
0.7%
0.7%
0.4%
1.5%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent(a)
0.1%
0.1%
Z
0.1%
Two or More Races, percent
1.9%
2.1%
1.9%
1.7%
Hispanic or Latino, percent(b)
3.4%
7.5%
4.5%
4.1%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent
90.4%
75.4%
66.3%
44.3%
Population Characteristics
Veterans, 2014-2018 3,316 4,735 2,486 1,454
Foreign born persons, percent, 2014-2018 3.8% 4.0% 3.0% 3.0%
Housing
Housing units, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 19,818 30,003 18,628 11,668
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2014-2018 76.8% 80.5% 75.2% 66.9%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2014-2018 $211,300 $179,500 $117,100 $89,300
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2014-2018 $1,207 $1,387 $1,083 $987
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2014-2018 $354 $405 $378 $378
Median gross rent, 2014-2018 $720 $895 $711 $705
Building permits, 2019 118 569 112 47
Families & Living Arrangements
Households, 2014-2018 14,123 21,766 15,744 9,516
Persons per household, 2014-2018 2.28 2.66 2.46 2.47
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2014-2018 86.7% 86.6% 90.7% 90.5%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2014-2018 4.8% 7.5% 4.7% 5.3%
Computer and Internet Use
Households with a computer, percent, 2014-2018 89.1% 88.1% 82.6% 78.6%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2014-2018 78.3% 75.3% 74.4% 69.0%
Education
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2014-2018 88.6% 87.5% 86.3% 80.5%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2014-2018 31.5% 26.4% 15.3% 9.6%
Health
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2014-2018 10.4% 12.5% 14.4% 12.5%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent
16.6%
12.8%
11.7%
13.4%
Economy
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2014-2018 50.0% 57.5% 61.7% 54.8%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2014-2018 47.1% 53.7% 60.2% 54.1%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 68,533 50,456 41,293 16,822
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 148,670 97,306 98,851 50,729
Total manufacturers shipments, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 61,066 191,360 841,222 393,255
Total merchant wholesaler sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) D 179,439 175,969 109,357
Total retail sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 311,288 386,690 378,438 181,255
Total retail sales per capita, 2012(c) $9,476 $7,135 $9,637 $6,878
Transportation
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2014-2018 25.2 28.3 31.7 28.3
Income & Poverty
Median household income (in 2018 dollars), 2014-2018 $46,629 $52,989 $48,811 $39,126
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2018 dollars), 2014-2018 $27,050 $27,724 $25,922 $20,124
Persons in poverty, percent
12.8%
15.1%
14.8%
20.5%
Businesses
Businesses
Total employer establishments, 2018 858 1,132 683 396
Total employment, 2018 7,925 9,156 8,424 5,250
Total annual payroll, 2018 ($1,000) 255,355 287,319 321,034 157,793
Total employment, percent change, 2017-2018 1.6% 1.8% 4.8% 1.5%
Total nonemployer establishments, 2018 3,254 4,672 2,262 1,292
All firms, 2012 3,488 4,448 2,287 1,531
Men-owned firms, 2012 1,908 2,442 1,186 726
Women-owned firms, 2012 1,153 1,580 830 598
Minority-owned firms, 2012 215 676 390 598
Nonminority-owned firms, 2012 3,172 3,644 1,780 875
Veteran-owned firms, 2012 257 360 258 159
Nonveteran-owned firms, 2012 3,018 3,900 1,909 1,288
Geography
Geography
Population per square mile, 2010 87.4 60.0 100.6 50.7
Land area in square miles, 2010 378.53 869.80 392.32 531.45
FIPS Code 37175 37141 37145 37007
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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