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Surry County, North Carolina Facts

Facts
State North Carolina
Land area 532.2 square miles
Population Density 138.4 persons per square mile.
Population
Population (2013) 73,050
Population change -0.8%
Under 5 years of age 5.6%
Under 18 22.4%
65 and over 18.5%
Females 51.1%
White 93.5
Hispanic or Latino of any race 9.9
Asian 0.7%
Two or more races 1.1%
Black or African American 4.1%
Native American 0.5%
Pacific Islander 0.1%
Had graduated from high school 75%
Had a bachelor’s degree or higher 15%
Veterans 4,760
Households and Housing
Households 29,967
Persons per household 2.4
Living in the same house for one year or more 91.1%
Median household income $35,641
The per capita income $20,219
Live below the poverty line. 19.9%
housing units 33,327
Multi-unit structures 7%
The median value of owner-occupied housing $109,900
Residents owning their homes. 72.8%
Business Facts
Total number of firms 6,398
Women-owned firms 24.3%
Asian-owned firms 0%
Hispanic-owned firms 3%
Black-owned firms 0%
Native American-owned firms 0%
Pacific Islander-owned firms 0%
Retail sales $1,054,073
Retail sales per capita $14,614
Manufacturers shipments $1,038,042
Merchant wholesaler sales $0