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Pitt County, North Carolina Facts

Facts
State North Carolina
Land area 652.0 square miles
Population Density 257.9 persons per square mile.
Population
Population (2013) 174,263
Population change 3.6%
Under 5 years of age 6.2%
Under 18 22%
65 and over 10.9%
Females 52.8%
White 61.1
Hispanic or Latino of any race 5.8
Asian 1.8%
Two or more races 1.9%
Black or African American 34.6%
Native American 0.5%
Pacific Islander 0.1%
Had graduated from high school 86%
Had a bachelor’s degree or higher 28.1%
Veterans 9,662
Households and Housing
Households 66,026
Persons per household 2.5
Living in the same house for one year or more 78%
Median household income $40,718
The per capita income $23,029
Live below the poverty line. 24.3%
housing units 75,934
Multi-unit structures 34%
The median value of owner-occupied housing $134,900
Residents owning their homes. 54.4%
Business Facts
Total number of firms 12,182
Women-owned firms 30.2%
Asian-owned firms 0%
Hispanic-owned firms 1.7%
Black-owned firms 18.7%
Native American-owned firms 0%
Pacific Islander-owned firms 0%
Retail sales $2,176,014
Retail sales per capita $14,302
Manufacturers shipments $0
Merchant wholesaler sales $898,885