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Table 7 - Demographic, Economic, and Health Resources Data

Resident Population July 1, 2005

County Total Population Percent Change since 2000 Census Percent of Total Population in Selected Age-Race-Sex Groups
White Male White Female Minority Male Minority Female
Total <20 65+ Total <20 15-44 65+ Total <20 65+ Total <20 15-44 65+
North Carolina 8,682,066 7.9 37.2 9.7 4.1 37.4 9.2 15.2 5.7 12.0 4.1 0.8 13.3 4.1 6.0 1.3
Alamance 138,572 5.9 38.7 10.6 4.5 40.4 10.3 16.5 6.8 9.7 3.3 0.8 11.3 3.2 5.0 1.3
Alexander 35,898 6.8 47.0 12.6 5.1 46.9 11.5 18.8 6.7 3.0 1.0 0.2 3.1 0.9 1.2 0.4
Alleghany 10,912 2.2 48.5 10.3 8.1 49.7 9.9 16.0 11.2 1.1 0.2 0.0 0.7 0.1 0.2 0.1
Anson 25,766 1.9 24.8 5.8 3.7 24.7 5.6 8.2 5.4 25.3 7.5 1.7 25.3 7.6 10.4 3.1
Ashe 25,500 4.6 48.9 10.8 7.9 49.6 9.9 16.7 10.7 0.8 0.3 0.1 0.7 0.2 0.3 0.1
Avery 18,030 5.0 49.4 10.8 6.9 45.4 9.5 16.4 9.1 4.7 0.3 0.1 0.6 0.2 0.2 0.1
Beaufort 46,010 2.3 34.6 8.1 5.3 36.3 7.6 12.0 7.2 13.3 4.3 1.5 15.8 4.3 6.0 2.3
Bertie 19,640 -0.7 17.6 3.8 3.2 18.6 3.5 6.1 4.3 29.5 9.8 3.1 34.2 8.9 12.9 5.6
Bladen 32,866 1.8 30.0 7.5 3.9 30.0 6.8 11.0 5.4 18.6 6.1 1.9 21.5 5.7 8.2 3.2
Brunswick 89,463 22.3 42.0 9.0 7.7 42.9 8.6 14.0 8.5 7.2 2.4 0.6 7.9 2.4 3.2 0.9
Buncombe 216,738 5.0 43.7 10.7 5.8 47.0 10.2 18.1 8.4 4.5 1.5 0.3 4.8 1.4 2.0 0.6
Burke 88,293 -1.0 43.4 10.9 5.3 44.1 10.2 17.0 7.7 6.9 2.9 0.3 5.5 2.1 2.4 0.5
Cabarrus 150,434 14.8 42.8 12.3 4.1 42.9 11.5 18.0 5.6 6.8 2.6 0.4 7.5 2.5 3.4 0.7
Caldwell 78,492 1.4 46.2 11.8 5.6 47.1 11.2 18.2 7.7 3.4 1.1 0.3 3.4 1.1 1.3 0.4
Camden 9,008 30.8 41.5 10.7 4.9 42.6 11.3 16.7 5.4 7.7 2.2 1.0 8.3 1.8 2.9 1.6
Carteret 62,760 5.7 44.8 9.3 7.8 46.8 8.9 15.5 9.6 4.2 1.3 0.3 4.3 1.1 1.6 0.6
Caswell 23,759 1.1 32.9 8.3 3.6 31.3 7.5 12.0 5.0 18.5 4.4 1.9 17.2 4.2 6.3 2.8
Catawba 149,032 5.2 43.2 11.3 4.7 43.6 10.5 17.4 6.8 6.4 2.6 0.3 6.8 2.6 3.0 0.5
Chatham 56,090 13.7 41.6 10.6 5.3 41.5 9.6 15.9 7.2 7.9 2.2 0.8 9.0 2.1 3.3 1.5
Cherokee 26,180 7.7 46.8 10.6 8.9 49.1 9.4 15.5 11.1 2.0 0.7 0.2 2.1 0.5 0.7 0.3
Chowan 14,470 -0.4 29.7 6.6 5.7 32.0 6.1 10.1 7.9 17.4 6.0 1.8 20.9 6.0 7.9 3.2
Clay 9,876 12.5 48.2 9.9 10.1 50.4 8.4 14.3 12.5 0.7 0.3 0.0 0.8 0.3 0.3 0.1
Cleveland 97,056 0.8 37.8 10.1 4.7 39.8 9.7 15.4 6.9 10.5 3.8 0.7 11.9 3.7 5.1 1.3
Columbus 54,524 -0.4 32.0 7.9 4.2 32.9 7.6 12.1 6.0 16.5 5.4 1.5 18.6 5.6 7.3 2.4
Craven 92,670 1.3 36.9 9.1 5.1 35.1 8.4 13.0 6.4 13.6 4.4 1.0 14.4 4.5 5.8 1.6
Cumberland 305,173 0.7 29.6 8.1 2.3 27.4 7.6 12.4 3.3 20.7 7.4 1.1 22.3 7.3 10.6 1.7
Currituck 22,984 26.4 46.0 12.4 5.0 46.6 11.9 18.7 5.9 3.5 1.2 0.4 3.9 1.0 1.5 0.6
Dare 34,790 16.1 48.7 11.3 6.6 47.5 10.2 17.5 7.3 1.9 0.6 0.1 1.9 0.6 0.8 0.1
Davidson 154,294 4.8 43.8 11.4 5.1 45.2 11.2 17.8 7.0 5.1 1.8 0.4 5.9 1.8 2.6 0.6
Davie 38,930 11.8 45.8 12.6 5.6 46.9 11.6 17.8 7.4 3.5 1.1 0.4 3.7 1.0 1.4 0.6
Duplin 51,920 5.8 37.2 10.9 3.6 34.5 9.4 14.0 5.3 13.0 4.0 1.3 15.2 4.3 5.8 2.3
Durham 242,210 8.5 27.0 6.6 2.5 26.8 6.1 11.9 3.7 21.4 7.3 1.1 24.8 7.4 12.4 1.9
Edgecombe 53,034 -4.6 20.2 5.2 2.7 21.0 4.5 7.5 4.1 26.7 9.2 2.2 32.2 9.0 13.2 3.9
Forsyth 326,340 6.6 35.0 9.3 4.1 36.5 8.8 14.3 6.1 13.1 4.7 0.9 15.4 4.6 7.2 1.4
Franklin 54,106 14.5 35.6 9.7 3.1 35.0 9.4 14.6 4.3 14.1 4.4 1.2 15.3 4.4 6.4 1.9
Gaston 193,886 1.8 40.9 10.6 4.6 42.7 10.3 16.9 6.9 7.6 2.7 0.5 8.8 2.8 3.9 0.8
Gates 11,219 6.7 30.6 8.4 3.9 31.1 7.6 12.0 4.9 18.4 5.7 2.3 19.9 5.2 7.9 3.2
Graham 8,119 1.6 44.9 10.4 7.8 47.0 9.6 15.2 10.8 3.8 1.5 0.1 4.3 1.6 1.8 0.3
Granville 53,356 10.0 34.2 8.9 3.1 30.9 7.9 12.5 4.2 19.4 4.9 1.5 15.6 4.0 6.1 2.4
Greene 20,173 6.3 30.2 8.1 3.3 27.8 6.7 10.6 4.8 21.8 6.5 1.4 20.2 6.0 8.2 2.6
Guilford 441,428 4.8 31.7 8.0 3.7 33.0 7.7 13.3 5.5 16.5 5.8 0.9 18.8 5.9 9.4 1.5
Halifax 56,253 -1.9 19.8 4.6 3.2 21.7 4.5 7.0 5.1 27.9 8.9 2.5 30.5 8.5 12.4 4.3
Harnett 101,608 11.6 37.5 10.7 3.2 37.2 10.2 16.7 4.8 12.1 4.4 0.7 13.1 4.4 5.9 1.2
Haywood 56,595 4.7 46.9 11.0 8.1 50.6 10.2 17.4 11.1 1.2 0.4 0.1 1.3 0.3 0.5 0.2
Henderson 97,792 9.7 46.4 11.0 8.8 49.0 10.1 16.0 11.6 2.3 0.8 0.2 2.3 0.7 1.0 0.3
Hertford 23,864 5.6 18.1 3.8 3.0 19.1 3.5 6.3 4.3 27.7 9.0 3.0 35.1 9.3 14.2 5.4
Hoke 40,696 21.0 26.6 8.5 1.7 24.1 7.8 11.6 2.1 24.0 8.7 1.3 25.2 8.3 11.3 2.1
Hyde 5,587 -4.1 32.9 6.8 4.7 30.4 6.0 10.3 6.7 22.0 3.9 1.7 14.6 3.5 4.5 3.3
Iredell 139,727 13.9 42.0 11.7 4.5 42.5 10.9 17.1 6.2 7.2 2.7 0.5 8.3 2.7 3.6 0.8
Jackson 35,752 7.9 42.5 9.9 5.8 44.2 9.8 18.9 7.3 6.7 2.5 0.3 6.6 2.4 3.0 0.6
Johnston 146,312 20.0 42.1 12.2 3.3 41.4 11.5 18.1 4.6 8.0 2.8 0.5 8.4 2.6 3.7 0.8
Jones 10,246 -1.3 32.1 7.6 4.5 32.1 7.7 11.5 5.6 16.5 5.2 2.0 19.3 4.9 6.5 3.7
Lee 53,789 9.7 39.7 11.0 4.3 38.8 10.1 15.3 6.1 10.1 3.3 0.7 11.4 3.4 4.7 1.3
Lenoir 58,278 -2.3 28.4 7.2 4.1 29.5 6.6 10.2 6.0 19.4 6.5 1.8 22.7 6.0 8.8 3.2
Lincoln 69,529 9.0 46.6 12.5 4.6 46.5 11.6 19.0 6.5 3.4 1.2 0.2 3.6 1.1 1.5 0.4
McDowell 43,175 2.4 46.6 11.6 5.8 47.3 11.2 18.1 8.1 3.7 0.9 0.3 2.5 0.8 1.0 0.3
Macon 32,550 9.2 46.8 10.5 9.5 51.1 9.9 15.6 12.4 1.2 0.6 0.1 0.9 0.3 0.4 0.1
Madison 20,296 3.4 48.6 12.6 6.9 49.9 11.3 18.9 8.9 0.9 0.3 0.0 0.6 0.3 0.3 0.1
Martin 24,580 -4.0 25.3 5.8 3.9 27.8 6.1 9.3 5.8 20.7 7.0 2.0 26.2 7.1 10.0 4.0
Mecklenburg 796,232 14.5 33.7 9.1 2.6 32.7 8.4 14.6 3.8 15.8 5.6 0.7 17.8 5.6 8.9 1.1
Mitchell 15,880 1.2 48.7 11.3 7.9 50.1 10.4 17.1 10.9 0.5 0.2 0.0 0.6 0.2 0.3 0.1
Montgomery 27,359 2.0 38.8 10.2 5.1 38.0 9.5 13.7 6.7 11.9 3.6 0.8 11.3 3.3 4.5 1.5
Moore 80,867 8.2 40.7 9.2 8.6 42.8 8.6 13.8 10.6 7.6 2.6 0.8 8.9 2.5 3.6 1.2
Nash 91,544 4.7 30.9 8.0 3.7 32.0 7.5 11.8 5.5 17.6 5.9 1.1 19.6 5.8 8.7 2.0
New Hanover 180,358 12.5 40.3 9.2 4.8 41.6 9.0 17.9 6.3 8.3 2.8 0.6 9.8 2.9 4.1 1.1
Northampton 21,568 -2.3 19.5 4.0 3.5 20.3 3.9 6.4 5.0 28.3 8.3 3.2 31.9 8.0 11.6 5.7
Onslow 157,748 4.9 42.8 11.9 2.5 33.4 10.1 16.4 3.2 12.4 4.3 0.4 11.3 4.1 5.4 0.8
Orange 121,991 3.2 39.1 10.2 3.0 41.6 10.9 21.1 4.2 8.8 2.7 0.6 10.4 3.1 5.5 0.9
Pamlico 13,068 1.0 37.4 7.7 7.1 37.2 7.3 11.3 8.3 13.9 3.0 1.5 11.5 2.6 3.8 2.6
Pasquotank 38,882 11.4 27.8 6.9 3.7 28.5 6.5 10.3 5.5 21.3 7.1 1.6 22.4 6.7 9.9 2.8
Pender 46,538 13.3 39.4 9.5 5.2 37.9 8.7 14.7 5.8 11.4 3.0 1.2 11.3 2.9 4.2 1.9
Perquimans 12,154 6.9 35.4 8.0 6.8 37.7 7.5 12.1 8.3 12.2 3.6 1.7 14.7 3.7 5.1 2.8
Person 37,125 4.2 35.1 8.7 4.3 36.2 8.1 13.8 6.0 13.4 4.2 1.3 15.4 4.3 6.1 2.1
Pitt 143,207 7.0 31.1 8.2 2.6 32.6 8.2 16.1 4.0 16.5 6.0 1.0 19.8 6.3 9.1 1.9
Polk 19,006 3.7 44.8 9.9 9.3 49.0 9.5 15.2 12.7 2.9 0.9 0.3 3.3 0.9 1.2 0.6
Randolph 137,283 5.2 46.1 12.7 4.8 46.5 12.0 18.8 6.7 3.6 1.2 0.3 3.8 1.2 1.6 0.4
Richmond 46,676 0.2 32.6 8.6 4.3 32.7 7.6 11.9 6.2 16.8 6.4 1.2 17.9 5.5 7.8 1.9
Robeson 127,695 3.5 18.0 4.9 2.0 17.3 4.5 6.7 2.8 31.1 11.0 2.0 33.6 10.8 14.6 3.2
Rockingham 91,817 -0.1 39.0 9.8 5.2 40.7 9.4 15.2 7.4 9.6 2.9 0.9 10.7 2.7 4.3 1.5
Rowan 133,339 2.3 41.1 10.9 4.8 41.2 10.4 16.4 6.9 8.7 2.9 0.6 8.9 2.8 4.0 0.9
Rutherford 63,303 0.6 42.3 10.6 6.1 45.3 10.5 16.6 8.9 6.1 2.2 0.5 6.4 1.9 2.7 0.8
Sampson 63,566 5.7 34.7 9.7 3.5 33.3 9.0 13.3 5.0 15.6 4.9 1.4 16.4 4.6 6.6 2.3
Scotland 36,838 2.3 24.3 6.2 3.0 26.4 5.9 10.1 4.5 22.7 8.5 1.4 26.6 8.5 11.1 2.7
Stanly 58,912 1.4 42.4 11.3 5.2 43.0 10.4 16.5 7.7 7.5 2.7 0.4 7.1 2.5 3.2 0.7
Stokes 46,234 3.4 46.5 12.5 4.8 48.2 11.8 19.1 7.1 2.5 0.7 0.3 2.7 0.7 1.0 0.4
Surry 73,028 2.5 46.6 12.3 6.1 47.8 11.5 17.9 9.0 2.8 1.0 0.3 2.8 0.9 1.1 0.4
Swain 13,585 4.8 32.0 7.4 5.3 34.7 6.7 11.5 7.5 16.2 6.1 1.1 17.1 6.0 7.3 1.6
Transylvania 29,880 1.9 45.1 10.0 9.8 49.3 9.4 15.2 12.3 2.8 1.2 0.2 2.8 1.0 1.2 0.3
Tyrrell 4,203 1.3 30.3 6.4 4.6 28.2 6.2 9.4 5.9 25.3 5.4 1.9 16.2 4.0 6.0 2.9
Union 161,332 30.4 43.9 13.9 3.3 43.0 12.8 18.3 4.5 6.3 2.4 0.3 6.7 2.3 2.9 0.6
Vance 43,624 1.6 24.1 6.3 3.1 24.9 5.8 8.9 4.7 23.4 8.8 1.7 27.7 8.4 11.9 3.0
Wake 755,034 20.3 38.0 10.7 2.5 37.1 10.0 17.2 3.5 11.8 4.1 0.5 13.1 4.2 6.6 0.8
Warren 20,215 1.2 20.4 3.9 3.7 20.1 3.6 6.5 4.7 29.3 8.4 3.2 30.2 8.1 11.0 5.2
Washington 13,418 -2.2 24.0 5.2 4.3 24.9 5.0 7.4 5.9 23.2 8.1 2.3 28.0 8.0 10.8 3.7
Watauga 42,934 0.6 48.6 11.6 5.1 48.4 11.5 24.6 6.4 1.5 0.5 0.1 1.5 0.5 0.9 0.1
Wayne 115,714 2.1 32.0 8.8 3.6 32.0 8.2 12.9 5.1 17.2 5.8 1.3 18.8 5.5 7.9 2.2
Wilkes 66,897 1.9 47.1 11.7 6.1 48.0 11.4 18.1 8.0 2.4 0.7 0.2 2.5 0.7 0.9 0.4
Wilson 76,826 4.1 29.2 7.4 3.6 29.4 6.9 10.7 5.5 19.1 6.6 1.4 22.3 6.6 9.6 2.4
Yadkin 37,404 2.9 47.3 12.9 5.8 48.6 12.0 19.2 8.0 2.0 0.6 0.2 2.1 0.6 0.8 0.2
Yancey 18,152 2.1 48.6 11.4 8.0 50.2 10.6 16.9 10.4 0.5 0.2 0.1 0.6 0.2 0.2 0.1

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