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Gates County, North Carolina Facts

Facts
State North Carolina
Land area 340.5 square miles
Population Density 35.8 persons per square mile.
Population
Population (2013) 11,650
Population change -4.4%
Under 5 years of age 4.9%
Under 18 21.7%
65 and over 17.2%
Females 51.1%
White 63.9
Hispanic or Latino of any race 1.8
Asian 0.2%
Two or more races 2.1%
Black or African American 33.1%
Native American 0.5%
Pacific Islander 0.1%
Had graduated from high school 83%
Had a bachelor’s degree or higher 11.6%
Veterans 1,129
Households and Housing
Households 4,459
Persons per household 2.7
Living in the same house for one year or more 94%
Median household income $46,592
The per capita income $21,187
Live below the poverty line. 19.6%
housing units 5,179
Multi-unit structures 1%
The median value of owner-occupied housing $150,200
Residents owning their homes. 79.6%
Business Facts
Total number of firms 712
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 $33,978
Retail sales per capita $2,895
Manufacturers shipments $0
Merchant wholesaler sales $81,130