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Richmond County, North Carolina Facts

Facts
State North Carolina
Land area 473.8 square miles
Population Density 98.4 persons per square mile.
Population
Population (2013) 46,405
Population change -0.5%
Under 5 years of age 6.4%
Under 18 24%
65 and over 15.6%
Females 50.9%
White 62.7
Hispanic or Latino of any race 6.3
Asian 1.1%
Two or more races 2%
Black or African American 31%
Native American 3.1%
Pacific Islander 0.1%
Had graduated from high school 80%
Had a bachelor’s degree or higher 12.4%
Veterans 4,027
Households and Housing
Households 18,254
Persons per household 2.5
Living in the same house for one year or more 86.7%
Median household income $32,384
The per capita income $17,236
Live below the poverty line. 25.9%
housing units 20,773
Multi-unit structures 9%
The median value of owner-occupied housing $77,500
Residents owning their homes. 64.4%
Business Facts
Total number of firms 2,534
Women-owned firms 26.1%
Asian-owned firms 0%
Hispanic-owned firms 0%
Black-owned firms 0%
Native American-owned firms 0%
Pacific Islander-owned firms 0%
Retail sales $424,114
Retail sales per capita $9,232
Manufacturers shipments $697,349
Merchant wholesaler sales $0