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Ashe County, North Carolina Facts

Facts
State North Carolina
Land area 426.1 square miles
Population Density 64 persons per square mile.
Population
Population (2013) 27,151
Population change -0.5%
Under 5 years of age 4.8%
Under 18 18.7%
65 and over 22.9%
Females 50.9%
White 97.2
Hispanic or Latino of any race 5
Asian 0.5%
Two or more races 1%
Black or African American 1%
Native American 0.3%
Pacific Islander 0%
Had graduated from high school 81%
Had a bachelor’s degree or higher 19.5%
Veterans 2,320
Households and Housing
Households 11,839
Persons per household 2.3
Living in the same house for one year or more 92.6%
Median household income $35,951
The per capita income $20,838
Live below the poverty line. 21.1%
housing units 17,346
Multi-unit structures 5%
The median value of owner-occupied housing $150,900
Residents owning their homes. 76.9%
Business Facts
Total number of firms 3,367
Women-owned firms 0%
Asian-owned firms 0%
Hispanic-owned firms 0%
Black-owned firms 0%
Native American-owned firms 0%
Pacific Islander-owned firms 0%
Retail sales $292,410
Retail sales per capita $11,474
Manufacturers shipments $206,294
Merchant wholesaler sales $55,866