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Orange County, North Carolina Facts

Facts
State North Carolina
Land area 398.0 square miles
Population Density 336.2 persons per square mile.
Population
Population (2013) 140,352
Population change 5%
Under 5 years of age 4.8%
Under 18 20.5%
65 and over 10.8%
Females 52.4%
White 77
Hispanic or Latino of any race 8.3
Asian 7.6%
Two or more races 2.5%
Black or African American 12.2%
Native American 0.6%
Pacific Islander 0.1%
Had graduated from high school 91%
Had a bachelor’s degree or higher 55.8%
Veterans 5,892
Households and Housing
Households 51,403
Persons per household 2.5
Living in the same house for one year or more 76.5%
Median household income $55,569
The per capita income $34,465
Live below the poverty line. 17.8%
housing units 56,093
Multi-unit structures 28%
The median value of owner-occupied housing $272,600
Residents owning their homes. 60.5%
Business Facts
Total number of firms 12,898
Women-owned firms 35.5%
Asian-owned firms 2.8%
Hispanic-owned firms 0%
Black-owned firms 6.4%
Native American-owned firms 0.9%
Pacific Islander-owned firms 0%
Retail sales $1,195,285
Retail sales per capita $9,583
Manufacturers shipments $0
Merchant wholesaler sales $580,501