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Onslow County, North Carolina Facts

Facts
State North Carolina
Land area 762.7 square miles
Population Density 233.1 persons per square mile.
Population
Population (2013) 185,220
Population change 4.2%
Under 5 years of age 10%
Under 18 25.6%
65 and over 8.2%
Females 45.5%
White 76.7
Hispanic or Latino of any race 11.8
Asian 2.1%
Two or more races 4.1%
Black or African American 15.8%
Native American 0.9%
Pacific Islander 0.3%
Had graduated from high school 90%
Had a bachelor’s degree or higher 18%
Veterans 22,379
Households and Housing
Households 60,071
Persons per household 2.8
Living in the same house for one year or more 73.5%
Median household income $45,450
The per capita income $21,084
Live below the poverty line. 15.2%
housing units 74,227
Multi-unit structures 14%
The median value of owner-occupied housing $151,700
Residents owning their homes. 54.8%
Business Facts
Total number of firms 9,995
Women-owned firms 29%
Asian-owned firms 2.7%
Hispanic-owned firms 0%
Black-owned firms 9.1%
Native American-owned firms 1%
Pacific Islander-owned firms 0%
Retail sales $1,913,882
Retail sales per capita $11,698
Manufacturers shipments $253,035
Merchant wholesaler sales $96,946