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Jackson County, North Carolina Facts

Facts
State North Carolina
Land area 490.8 square miles
Population Density 82.1 persons per square mile.
Population
Population (2013) 40,919
Population change 1.6%
Under 5 years of age 4.9%
Under 18 17.5%
65 and over 17%
Females 50.8%
White 85.5
Hispanic or Latino of any race 5.1
Asian 0.9%
Two or more races 1.9%
Black or African American 2.2%
Native American 9.4%
Pacific Islander 0.1%
Had graduated from high school 85%
Had a bachelor’s degree or higher 27.9%
Veterans 3,137
Households and Housing
Households 15,609
Persons per household 2.4
Living in the same house for one year or more 83.1%
Median household income $36,951
The per capita income $21,014
Live below the poverty line. 21.8%
housing units 26,051
Multi-unit structures 11%
The median value of owner-occupied housing $172,800
Residents owning their homes. 67.8%
Business Facts
Total number of firms 3,866
Women-owned firms 21%
Asian-owned firms 0%
Hispanic-owned firms 0%
Black-owned firms 0%
Native American-owned firms 0%
Pacific Islander-owned firms 0%
Retail sales $433,723
Retail sales per capita $11,900
Manufacturers shipments $0
Merchant wholesaler sales $52,919