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Transylvania County, North Carolina Facts

Facts
State North Carolina
Land area 378.5 square miles
Population Density 87.4 persons per square mile.
Population
Population (2013) 32,903
Population change -0.6%
Under 5 years of age 4.1%
Under 18 16.8%
65 and over 28.1%
Females 51.8%
White 93.3
Hispanic or Latino of any race 3.1
Asian 0.5%
Two or more races 1.7%
Black or African American 4.1%
Native American 0.4%
Pacific Islander 0%
Had graduated from high school 88%
Had a bachelor’s degree or higher 27.6%
Veterans 3,710
Households and Housing
Households 13,981
Persons per household 2.3
Living in the same house for one year or more 86.5%
Median household income $41,781
The per capita income $23,757
Live below the poverty line. 14.3%
housing units 19,223
Multi-unit structures 7%
The median value of owner-occupied housing $171,600
Residents owning their homes. 76.3%
Business Facts
Total number of firms 3,681
Women-owned firms 17.3%
Asian-owned firms 0%
Hispanic-owned firms 0%
Black-owned firms 0%
Native American-owned firms 0%
Pacific Islander-owned firms 0%
Retail sales $266,182
Retail sales per capita $8,885
Manufacturers shipments $71,860
Merchant wholesaler sales $0