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Alleghany County, North Carolina Facts

Facts
State North Carolina
Land area 235.1 square miles
Population Density 47.5 persons per square mile.
Population
Population (2013) 10,939
Population change -1.9%
Under 5 years of age 4.2%
Under 18 18.5%
65 and over 23.6%
Females 50.4%
White 95.7
Hispanic or Latino of any race 9.8
Asian 0.7%
Two or more races 1.2%
Black or African American 1.7%
Native American 0.5%
Pacific Islander 0%
Had graduated from high school 79%
Had a bachelor’s degree or higher 18.3%
Veterans 781
Households and Housing
Households 4,793
Persons per household 2.3
Living in the same house for one year or more 94.6%
Median household income $35,170
The per capita income $19,510
Live below the poverty line. 19.8%
housing units 8,092
Multi-unit structures 5%
The median value of owner-occupied housing $156,100
Residents owning their homes. 76.3%
Business Facts
Total number of firms 1,214
Women-owned firms 31.1%
Asian-owned firms 0%
Hispanic-owned firms 0%
Black-owned firms 0%
Native American-owned firms 0%
Pacific Islander-owned firms 0%
Retail sales $73,665
Retail sales per capita $6,719
Manufacturers shipments $109,160
Merchant wholesaler sales $1,549