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Dare County, North Carolina Facts

Facts
State North Carolina
Land area 383.4 square miles
Population Density 88.5 persons per square mile.
Population
Population (2013) 35,019
Population change 3.2%
Under 5 years of age 5.3%
Under 18 19.8%
65 and over 17.7%
Females 50.3%
White 94.1
Hispanic or Latino of any race 6.9
Asian 0.6%
Two or more races 1.7%
Black or African American 2.9%
Native American 0.7%
Pacific Islander 0%
Had graduated from high school 92%
Had a bachelor’s degree or higher 30.6%
Veterans 3,135
Households and Housing
Households 14,624
Persons per household 2.3
Living in the same house for one year or more 86.4%
Median household income $55,481
The per capita income $30,529
Live below the poverty line. 8.8%
housing units 33,783
Multi-unit structures 12%
The median value of owner-occupied housing $293,900
Residents owning their homes. 70.7%
Business Facts
Total number of firms 6,997
Women-owned firms 22.6%
Asian-owned firms 0.7%
Hispanic-owned firms 0%
Black-owned firms 0%
Native American-owned firms 0%
Pacific Islander-owned firms 0%
Retail sales $869,102
Retail sales per capita $25,548
Manufacturers shipments $98,442
Merchant wholesaler sales $0