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Person County, North Carolina Facts

Facts
State North Carolina
Land area 392.3 square miles
Population Density 100.6 persons per square mile.
Population
Population (2013) 39,276
Population change -0.5%
Under 5 years of age 5.5%
Under 18 22.3%
65 and over 16.8%
Females 51.3%
White 70.1
Hispanic or Latino of any race 4.2
Asian 0.5%
Two or more races 1.4%
Black or African American 27.2%
Native American 0.8%
Pacific Islander 0%
Had graduated from high school 83%
Had a bachelor’s degree or higher 14.7%
Veterans 2,824
Households and Housing
Households 15,320
Persons per household 2.5
Living in the same house for one year or more 89.6%
Median household income $42,317
The per capita income $21,292
Live below the poverty line. 18%
housing units 18,079
Multi-unit structures 7%
The median value of owner-occupied housing $118,800
Residents owning their homes. 71.9%
Business Facts
Total number of firms 2,627
Women-owned firms 0%
Asian-owned firms 0%
Hispanic-owned firms 1.6%
Black-owned firms 0%
Native American-owned firms 0%
Pacific Islander-owned firms 0%
Retail sales $384,238
Retail sales per capita $10,302
Manufacturers shipments $0
Merchant wholesaler sales $193,278