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Johnston County, North Carolina Facts

Facts
State North Carolina
Land area 791.3 square miles
Population Density 213.4 persons per square mile.
Population
Population (2013) 177,967
Population change 5.4%
Under 5 years of age 6.8%
Under 18 26.9%
65 and over 11.8%
Females 50.8%
White 80.5
Hispanic or Latino of any race 13.2
Asian 0.7%
Two or more races 1.8%
Black or African American 15.9%
Native American 0.9%
Pacific Islander 0.1%
Had graduated from high school 83%
Had a bachelor’s degree or higher 20.4%
Veterans 12,752
Households and Housing
Households 60,759
Persons per household 2.8
Living in the same house for one year or more 89.6%
Median household income $49,711
The per capita income $22,410
Live below the poverty line. 17.2%
housing units 68,775
Multi-unit structures 7%
The median value of owner-occupied housing $141,200
Residents owning their homes. 71.6%
Business Facts
Total number of firms 13,283
Women-owned firms 28.7%
Asian-owned firms 1.7%
Hispanic-owned firms 0%
Black-owned firms 9.3%
Native American-owned firms 0%
Pacific Islander-owned firms 0%
Retail sales $1,971,715
Retail sales per capita $12,565
Manufacturers shipments $2,418,261
Merchant wholesaler sales $820,864