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Perquimans County, North Carolina Facts

Facts
State North Carolina
Land area 247.1 square miles
Population Density 54.4 persons per square mile.
Population
Population (2013) 13,601
Population change 1.1%
Under 5 years of age 4.8%
Under 18 20.3%
65 and over 23.6%
Females 51.9%
White 73.1
Hispanic or Latino of any race 2.3
Asian 0.5%
Two or more races 1.4%
Black or African American 24.6%
Native American 0.4%
Pacific Islander 0%
Had graduated from high school 84%
Had a bachelor’s degree or higher 18.4%
Veterans 1,595
Households and Housing
Households 5,437
Persons per household 2.5
Living in the same house for one year or more 91.2%
Median household income $43,709
The per capita income $23,809
Live below the poverty line. 20.2%
housing units 6,978
Multi-unit structures 5%
The median value of owner-occupied housing $170,700
Residents owning their homes. 77.2%
Business Facts
Total number of firms 936
Women-owned firms 22.3%
Asian-owned firms 0%
Hispanic-owned firms 0%
Black-owned firms 0%
Native American-owned firms 0%
Pacific Islander-owned firms 0%
Retail sales $69,022
Retail sales per capita $5,546
Manufacturers shipments $0
Merchant wholesaler sales $32,358