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Guilford County, North Carolina Facts

Facts
State North Carolina
Land area 645.7 square miles
Population Density 756.4 persons per square mile.
Population
Population (2013) 506,610
Population change 3.7%
Under 5 years of age 6.1%
Under 18 22.9%
65 and over 13.4%
Females 52.4%
White 58.8
Hispanic or Latino of any race 7.5
Asian 4.5%
Two or more races 2.1%
Black or African American 33.8%
Native American 0.7%
Pacific Islander 0.1%
Had graduated from high school 88%
Had a bachelor’s degree or higher 33.2%
Veterans 31,377
Households and Housing
Households 196,463
Persons per household 2.4
Living in the same house for one year or more 85.1%
Median household income $45,431
The per capita income $26,461
Live below the poverty line. 18.1%
housing units 221,366
Multi-unit structures 28%
The median value of owner-occupied housing $156,000
Residents owning their homes. 61%
Business Facts
Total number of firms 45,272
Women-owned firms 29.2%
Asian-owned firms 4.2%
Hispanic-owned firms 3%
Black-owned firms 16.7%
Native American-owned firms 0.9%
Pacific Islander-owned firms 0%
Retail sales $7,252,646
Retail sales per capita $15,600
Manufacturers shipments $23,940,364
Merchant wholesaler sales $11,295,364