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Chatham County, North Carolina Facts

Facts
State North Carolina
Land area 682.2 square miles
Population Density 93.1 persons per square mile.
Population
Population (2013) 66,817
Population change 5.2%
Under 5 years of age 5%
Under 18 20.6%
65 and over 22.7%
Females 51.8%
White 82.3
Hispanic or Latino of any race 12.9
Asian 1.5%
Two or more races 1.5%
Black or African American 13.3%
Native American 1.3%
Pacific Islander 0.1%
Had graduated from high school 86%
Had a bachelor’s degree or higher 36.4%
Veterans 5,598
Households and Housing
Households 26,017
Persons per household 2.5
Living in the same house for one year or more 88.2%
Median household income $57,091
The per capita income $31,175
Live below the poverty line. 12.4%
housing units 29,405
Multi-unit structures 6%
The median value of owner-occupied housing $211,400
Residents owning their homes. 79.9%
Business Facts
Total number of firms 5,813
Women-owned firms 27.1%
Asian-owned firms 0%
Hispanic-owned firms 0%
Black-owned firms 0%
Native American-owned firms 0%
Pacific Islander-owned firms 0%
Retail sales $559,438
Retail sales per capita $9,113
Manufacturers shipments $1,129,694
Merchant wholesaler sales $128,681