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Sampson County, North Carolina Facts

Facts
State North Carolina
Land area 944.7 square miles
Population Density 67.1 persons per square mile.
Population
Population (2013) 64,150
Population change 1.1%
Under 5 years of age 6.5%
Under 18 24.9%
65 and over 15.6%
Females 50.9%
White 67.4
Hispanic or Latino of any race 18
Asian 0.5%
Two or more races 1.7%
Black or African American 27.1%
Native American 3.1%
Pacific Islander 0.2%
Had graduated from high school 75%
Had a bachelor’s degree or higher 12.6%
Veterans 4,359
Households and Housing
Households 23,336
Persons per household 2.7
Living in the same house for one year or more 87.2%
Median household income $36,496
The per capita income $19,479
Live below the poverty line. 22.8%
housing units 26,923
Multi-unit structures 5%
The median value of owner-occupied housing $89,200
Residents owning their homes. 69.2%
Business Facts
Total number of firms 4,353
Women-owned firms 28.5%
Asian-owned firms 0%
Hispanic-owned firms 0%
Black-owned firms 17.1%
Native American-owned firms 0%
Pacific Islander-owned firms 0%
Retail sales $575,816
Retail sales per capita $9,126
Manufacturers shipments $917,639
Merchant wholesaler sales $381,971