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Lenoir County, North Carolina Facts

Facts
State North Carolina
Land area 400.6 square miles
Population Density 148.5 persons per square mile.
Population
Population (2013) 58,914
Population change -1%
Under 5 years of age 5.9%
Under 18 23.2%
65 and over 17.4%
Females 52.2%
White 56.5
Hispanic or Latino of any race 7.1
Asian 0.7%
Two or more races 1.1%
Black or African American 40.9%
Native American 0.6%
Pacific Islander 0.2%
Had graduated from high school 79%
Had a bachelor’s degree or higher 14%
Veterans 4,369
Households and Housing
Households 23,569
Persons per household 2.5
Living in the same house for one year or more 85.1%
Median household income $35,770
The per capita income $19,760
Live below the poverty line. 23.7%
housing units 27,124
Multi-unit structures 15%
The median value of owner-occupied housing $94,200
Residents owning their homes. 60.1%
Business Facts
Total number of firms 3,889
Women-owned firms 24.7%
Asian-owned firms 0%
Hispanic-owned firms 0%
Black-owned firms 0%
Native American-owned firms 0%
Pacific Islander-owned firms 0%
Retail sales $842,826
Retail sales per capita $14,876
Manufacturers shipments $1,229,080
Merchant wholesaler sales $0