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Wilson County, North Carolina Facts

Facts
State North Carolina
Land area 368.2 square miles
Population Density 220.6 persons per square mile.
Population
Population (2013) 81,667
Population change 0.5%
Under 5 years of age 6.4%
Under 18 23.8%
65 and over 16%
Females 52.4%
White 57.3
Hispanic or Latino of any race 10
Asian 1%
Two or more races 1.4%
Black or African American 39.6%
Native American 0.5%
Pacific Islander 0.1%
Had graduated from high school 79%
Had a bachelor’s degree or higher 17.9%
Veterans 6,104
Households and Housing
Households 31,690
Persons per household 2.5
Living in the same house for one year or more 85.3%
Median household income $39,204
The per capita income $20,972
Live below the poverty line. 23.2%
housing units 35,514
Multi-unit structures 20%
The median value of owner-occupied housing $111,500
Residents owning their homes. 60.9%
Business Facts
Total number of firms 6,123
Women-owned firms 27.7%
Asian-owned firms 0%
Hispanic-owned firms 0%
Black-owned firms 16.6%
Native American-owned firms 0%
Pacific Islander-owned firms 0%
Retail sales $1,058,605
Retail sales per capita $13,816
Manufacturers shipments $8,357,064
Merchant wholesaler sales $728,827