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Beaufort County, North Carolina Facts

Facts
State North Carolina
Land area 827.2 square miles
Population Density 57.7 persons per square mile.
Population
Population (2013) 47,464
Population change -0.6%
Under 5 years of age 5.5%
Under 18 21.2%
65 and over 20.9%
Females 51.9%
White 71.8
Hispanic or Latino of any race 7.6
Asian 0.5%
Two or more races 1.3%
Black or African American 25.4%
Native American 0.9%
Pacific Islander 0.1%
Had graduated from high school 82%
Had a bachelor’s degree or higher 18.3%
Veterans 3,994
Households and Housing
Households 19,266
Persons per household 2.4
Living in the same house for one year or more 91.7%
Median household income $40,429
The per capita income $21,636
Live below the poverty line. 21%
housing units 25,157
Multi-unit structures 8%
The median value of owner-occupied housing $117,000
Residents owning their homes. 70.1%
Business Facts
Total number of firms 4,127
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 $573,361
Retail sales per capita $12,504
Manufacturers shipments $1,215,635
Merchant wholesaler sales $285,445