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Nash County, North Carolina Facts

Facts
State North Carolina
Land area 540.4 square miles
Population Density 177.3 persons per square mile.
Population
Population (2013) 95,093
Population change -0.8%
Under 5 years of age 5.8%
Under 18 22.9%
65 and over 15.7%
Females 51.7%
White 57.3
Hispanic or Latino of any race 6.6
Asian 1%
Two or more races 1.8%
Black or African American 39%
Native American 0.9%
Pacific Islander 0%
Had graduated from high school 83%
Had a bachelor’s degree or higher 19.2%
Veterans 6,939
Households and Housing
Households 37,726
Persons per household 2.5
Living in the same house for one year or more 87.4%
Median household income $43,084
The per capita income $22,880
Live below the poverty line. 17%
housing units 42,159
Multi-unit structures 14%
The median value of owner-occupied housing $117,300
Residents owning their homes. 64.1%
Business Facts
Total number of firms 6,883
Women-owned firms 26.9%
Asian-owned firms 1.4%
Hispanic-owned firms 2%
Black-owned firms 17.4%
Native American-owned firms 0%
Pacific Islander-owned firms 0%
Retail sales $1,271,214
Retail sales per capita $13,643
Manufacturers shipments $2,956,230
Merchant wholesaler sales $0