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Warren County, North Carolina

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Warren County, North Carolina
Population Estimates, July 1 2021, (V2021)
Population Estimates, July 1 2021, (V2021)
Population estimates base, April 1, 2020, (V2021)
Population, percent change - April 1, 2020 (estimates base) to July 1, 2021, (V2021)
Population, Census, April 1, 2020 18,642
Population, Census, April 1, 2010 20,972
Age and Sex
Persons under 5 years, percent
Persons under 18 years, percent
Persons 65 years and over, percent
Female persons, percent
Race and Hispanic Origin
White alone, percent
Black or African American alone, percent(a)
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent(a)
Asian alone, percent(a)
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent(a)
Two or More Races, percent
Hispanic or Latino, percent(b)
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent
Population Characteristics
Veterans, 2016-2020 1,261
Foreign born persons, percent, 2016-2020 2.4%
Housing units, July 1, 2021, (V2021) 11,408
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2016-2020 71.7%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2016-2020 $89,500
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2016-2020 $1,085
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2016-2020 $389
Median gross rent, 2016-2020 $634
Building permits, 2021 272
Families & Living Arrangements
Households, 2016-2020 8,122
Persons per household, 2016-2020 2.32
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2016-2020 90.1%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2016-2020 4.3%
Computer and Internet Use
Households with a computer, percent, 2016-2020 80.3%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2016-2020 65.0%
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2016-2020 83.8%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2016-2020 15.3%
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2016-2020 13.3%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2016-2020 49.6%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2016-2020 50.6%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2017 ($1,000)(c) D
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 22,964
Total transportation and warehousing receipts/revenue, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 12,538
Total retail sales, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 93,657
Total retail sales per capita, 2017(c) $4,723
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2016-2020 27.4
Income & Poverty
Median household income (in 2020 dollars), 2016-2020 $37,476
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2020 dollars), 2016-2020 $25,340
Persons in poverty, percent
Total employer establishments, 2020 257
Total employment, 2020 1,887
Total annual payroll, 2020 ($1,000) 61,120
Total employment, percent change, 2019-2020 -7.4%
Total nonemployer establishments, 2019 1,105
All employer firms, Reference year 2017 217
Men-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 115
Women-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 S
Minority-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 S
Nonminority-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 169
Veteran-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 S
Nonveteran-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 168
Population per square mile, 2020 43.4
Population per square mile, 2010 48.9
Land area in square miles, 2020 429.39
Land area in square miles, 2010 428.46
FIPS Code 37185
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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