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Vance County, North Carolina Facts

Facts
State North Carolina
Land area 253.5 square miles
Population Density 179.2 persons per square mile.
Population
Population (2013) 44,808
Population change -1.3%
Under 5 years of age 6.6%
Under 18 24.1%
65 and over 15.9%
Females 53.3%
White 46.7
Hispanic or Latino of any race 7
Asian 0.6%
Two or more races 1.3%
Black or African American 50.7%
Native American 0.7%
Pacific Islander 0%
Had graduated from high school 76%
Had a bachelor’s degree or higher 11.4%
Veterans 3,202
Households and Housing
Households 16,640
Persons per household 2.7
Living in the same house for one year or more 89.2%
Median household income $34,987
The per capita income $17,905
Live below the poverty line. 28%
housing units 19,867
Multi-unit structures 11%
The median value of owner-occupied housing $99,600
Residents owning their homes. 62.5%
Business Facts
Total number of firms 3,089
Women-owned firms 28.5%
Asian-owned firms 0%
Hispanic-owned firms 0%
Black-owned firms 25.9%
Native American-owned firms 0%
Pacific Islander-owned firms 0%
Retail sales $582,116
Retail sales per capita $13,553
Manufacturers shipments $639,233
Merchant wholesaler sales $0