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Table 7 - Demographic, Economic, and Health Resources Data

Resident Population July 1, 2009

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 9,382,609 16.6 36.6 9.5 4.5 37.2 9.1 14.5 6.0 12.4 4.1 0.9 13.8 4.0 6.2 1.4
Alamance 148,338 13.4 38.5 10.5 4.7 40.2 10.2 16.1 6.6 9.7 3.1 0.8 11.5 3.1 5.0 1.4
Alexander 37,316 11.0 46.2 11.3 6.1 45.5 11.1 17.1 7.3 4.8 1.5 0.4 3.5 1.0 1.4 0.5
Alleghany 11,258 5.4 48.4 10.4 9.4 48.5 9.8 15.3 12.2 1.7 0.3 0.2 1.3 0.3 0.4 0.3
Anson 25,193 -0.3 25.1 5.7 4.3 24.5 5.5 8.1 5.7 26.2 7.8 1.9 24.3 7.5 10.1 2.6
Ashe 26,491 8.6 48.2 10.7 8.7 49.7 10.3 15.7 11.5 1.0 0.3 0.1 1.0 0.2 0.3 0.2
Avery 18,303 6.6 48.2 10.0 8.0 45.1 9.8 16.2 9.9 5.7 0.3 0.3 1.0 0.3 0.3 0.2
Beaufort 47,393 5.4 34.6 8.3 6.3 37.1 7.9 11.7 8.0 12.7 4.3 1.4 15.6 4.3 5.9 2.3
Bertie 20,114 1.7 18.6 3.9 3.3 19.9 3.5 7.0 4.6 27.9 9.2 2.8 33.6 8.8 12.5 5.2
Bladen 32,043 -0.7 30.0 7.8 4.3 30.8 7.5 10.6 5.8 18.0 6.0 1.5 21.1 5.6 8.6 3.1
Brunswick 107,127 46.5 42.4 8.1 10.5 43.8 8.0 13.0 10.5 6.5 2.1 0.7 7.3 1.9 3.0 1.0
Buncombe 230,421 11.7 43.4 10.4 6.3 46.7 9.9 17.2 8.7 4.7 1.5 0.4 5.1 1.5 2.2 0.6
Burke 89,653 0.6 43.8 10.7 6.2 44.7 10.1 16.2 8.5 6.4 2.6 0.4 5.1 1.6 2.3 0.6
Cabarrus 174,255 33.0 40.3 11.7 4.0 41.0 11.0 16.8 5.2 9.0 3.3 0.5 9.8 3.1 4.5 1.0
Caldwell 80,130 3.5 45.7 11.5 6.3 47.1 11.2 17.5 8.3 3.5 1.1 0.3 3.7 1.1 1.5 0.5
Camden 9,732 41.4 40.4 8.6 5.6 41.6 10.5 16.1 6.4 8.5 2.4 1.1 9.6 2.2 3.8 1.7
Carteret 64,712 9.0 43.9 9.0 9.2 46.1 8.5 14.1 10.9 4.9 1.4 0.6 5.1 1.2 1.9 0.8
Caswell 23,571 0.3 32.5 7.8 4.4 32.0 7.2 11.6 5.8 18.0 3.6 2.1 17.5 3.6 6.4 3.1
Catawba 157,002 10.8 43.1 11.1 5.2 44.1 10.7 16.9 7.1 6.2 2.4 0.4 6.6 2.2 3.0 0.6
Chatham 62,482 26.7 41.2 9.7 6.1 41.9 9.2 15.7 7.7 7.9 2.0 0.9 8.9 1.9 3.5 1.6
Cherokee 27,090 11.5 45.6 10.2 10.7 49.5 9.3 15.1 12.8 2.4 0.7 0.4 2.5 0.6 0.8 0.4
Chowan 14,818 2.0 30.5 6.7 6.5 32.4 6.5 10.6 8.2 16.6 5.9 1.0 20.5 5.8 8.4 2.6
Clay 10,538 20.1 47.1 9.1 12.5 50.5 8.2 13.5 14.5 1.1 0.3 0.2 1.3 0.3 0.4 0.2
Cleveland 98,628 2.4 37.5 9.8 5.2 40.0 9.6 15.2 7.1 10.5 3.8 0.7 12.1 3.6 5.1 1.4
Columbus 56,309 2.8 31.4 8.5 4.2 33.5 8.4 11.6 6.3 16.3 5.5 1.3 18.9 5.6 7.7 2.4
Craven 100,261 9.7 35.9 10.4 4.7 36.9 9.5 12.8 7.4 12.8 4.7 0.6 14.3 4.6 5.8 1.5
Cumberland 321,071 6.0 27.7 7.7 2.4 28.0 8.0 11.7 3.5 20.6 7.1 1.2 23.7 7.3 11.0 2.0
Currituck 23,815 30.9 44.7 11.0 6.6 45.7 10.4 17.4 7.0 4.6 1.3 0.5 5.0 1.2 2.0 0.8
Dare 34,355 14.6 47.2 10.7 8.5 47.3 10.1 15.3 9.3 2.7 0.7 0.3 2.7 0.7 1.1 0.3
Davidson 159,947 8.6 43.6 11.4 5.7 44.6 10.9 16.8 7.3 5.5 1.8 0.4 6.3 1.8 2.8 0.7
Davie 41,752 19.9 45.0 12.2 6.2 46.3 11.4 17.0 7.8 4.3 1.3 0.5 4.5 1.1 1.7 0.7
Duplin 53,659 9.4 37.3 10.8 4.0 35.4 10.0 13.4 5.7 12.6 3.9 1.1 14.7 4.0 5.9 2.1
Durham 266,132 19.2 28.8 7.4 2.7 27.9 6.9 11.9 3.8 20.2 6.7 1.2 23.1 6.6 11.1 1.9
Edgecombe 51,327 -7.7 20.6 5.3 2.8 21.2 4.8 7.3 4.1 26.2 9.7 2.2 32.0 9.1 12.3 3.9
Forsyth 355,575 16.2 34.6 9.0 4.3 35.9 8.6 13.7 6.0 13.6 4.6 1.1 15.8 4.3 7.4 1.6
Franklin 59,191 25.2 36.1 9.4 3.5 36.1 9.4 14.5 4.6 13.1 3.7 1.2 14.7 3.9 6.1 1.9
Gaston 207,234 8.9 40.2 10.5 4.9 42.0 10.1 16.0 6.8 8.4 3.0 0.6 9.5 3.0 4.0 1.0
Gates 11,814 12.3 31.8 8.6 5.1 32.3 7.9 11.6 5.4 17.0 4.6 2.1 19.0 4.7 7.6 3.0
Graham 8,327 4.2 44.0 10.7 8.4 45.9 10.2 15.3 10.8 4.9 1.7 0.3 5.1 1.8 2.3 0.6
Granville 57,434 18.4 33.8 8.4 3.6 31.2 7.9 12.3 4.4 19.1 4.3 1.6 15.9 4.0 6.4 2.4
Greene 21,384 12.7 31.1 8.0 3.8 27.2 6.6 9.7 4.9 23.1 6.3 1.7 18.7 5.2 7.6 2.4
Guilford 475,953 13.0 30.8 7.5 4.0 32.0 7.3 12.1 5.5 17.4 5.9 1.1 19.8 5.9 9.7 1.7
Halifax 55,173 -3.8 19.4 4.6 3.3 21.2 4.5 6.5 5.1 28.2 9.1 2.5 31.1 8.6 12.5 4.4
Harnett 112,844 24.0 36.6 10.3 3.5 37.5 10.0 16.5 4.9 12.4 4.3 0.8 13.5 4.2 6.1 1.3
Haywood 58,028 7.4 46.6 11.0 9.1 50.3 10.0 16.6 12.1 1.5 0.5 0.2 1.6 0.4 0.7 0.3
Henderson 105,221 18.0 45.7 10.8 9.7 48.9 10.2 15.3 12.6 2.6 0.8 0.3 2.9 0.8 1.1 0.4
Hertford 24,010 6.2 17.3 3.5 3.1 18.3 3.2 5.9 4.2 31.2 10.1 3.6 33.2 9.3 12.9 4.9
Hoke 46,134 37.1 26.5 8.6 1.7 27.2 8.5 13.3 2.1 22.2 7.6 1.5 24.2 7.6 10.9 2.2
Hyde 5,391 -7.5 32.9 7.6 5.5 30.4 6.7 9.6 7.0 21.3 3.3 1.8 15.4 3.8 5.5 3.3
Iredell 157,013 28.0 42.2 11.5 4.8 42.9 10.8 16.9 6.2 7.0 2.6 0.5 7.9 2.4 3.3 0.8
Jackson 37,990 14.7 41.2 9.6 6.8 43.7 9.7 17.9 8.2 7.6 2.6 0.6 7.5 2.4 3.3 0.9
Johnston 168,217 37.9 41.4 11.7 3.5 40.8 11.2 17.3 4.6 8.6 2.9 0.7 9.3 2.8 4.0 0.9
Jones 10,150 -2.2 32.2 7.3 5.1 33.2 7.4 12.0 6.5 15.9 4.1 2.0 18.8 3.9 6.9 3.5
Lee 58,563 19.4 38.9 10.8 4.6 38.9 10.7 14.9 6.2 10.3 3.5 0.8 11.9 3.5 4.9 1.3
Lenoir 57,221 -4.1 28.0 6.8 4.2 29.4 6.7 9.7 6.0 19.4 6.9 1.3 23.2 6.2 8.7 3.3
Lincoln 75,702 18.7 45.7 11.9 5.3 46.0 11.5 18.1 6.7 4.0 1.3 0.3 4.3 1.2 1.9 0.5
McDowell 44,742 6.1 46.1 11.7 6.5 47.5 11.2 17.5 8.8 3.5 0.8 0.3 2.8 0.8 1.2 0.4
Macon 34,494 15.7 45.4 10.0 10.8 50.6 9.9 14.8 13.7 2.1 0.8 0.3 1.9 0.5 0.7 0.3
Madison 20,846 6.2 47.5 11.9 7.6 49.5 11.2 18.1 9.7 1.7 0.4 0.2 1.4 0.3 0.6 0.2
Martin 23,855 -6.8 25.7 6.1 4.2 28.7 6.3 9.5 6.0 20.1 7.1 1.9 25.5 7.2 9.4 3.5
Mecklenburg 894,290 28.6 32.4 8.6 2.8 31.8 8.2 13.3 3.8 16.9 5.8 0.8 19.0 5.6 9.4 1.3
Mitchell 15,976 1.8 47.9 11.0 8.7 49.8 10.2 16.8 11.5 1.3 0.5 0.2 1.1 0.3 0.4 0.2
Montgomery 27,983 4.3 38.2 10.4 5.7 38.3 10.1 13.3 7.5 11.9 3.4 0.7 11.6 3.4 4.8 1.3
Moore 86,945 16.3 40.3 9.1 9.6 42.9 8.7 13.2 11.9 7.8 2.6 0.7 9.1 2.5 3.7 1.3
Nash 95,804 9.6 29.2 7.5 3.9 30.9 7.3 10.9 5.5 18.7 5.9 1.4 21.2 6.0 9.2 2.2
New Hanover 194,054 21.1 40.1 8.8 5.6 41.7 8.7 17.2 7.0 8.4 2.9 0.7 9.8 2.8 4.1 1.2
Northampton 21,018 -4.8 19.8 4.0 4.2 20.9 3.9 6.3 5.8 27.6 8.0 2.6 31.8 7.7 12.1 5.6
Onslow 179,455 19.4 42.5 12.5 2.7 34.5 11.3 15.4 3.4 11.8 4.4 0.5 11.2 4.0 5.0 0.8
Orange 132,272 11.9 37.7 9.1 3.5 40.9 10.0 20.5 4.4 9.9 2.9 0.7 11.5 3.1 6.2 1.0
Pamlico 12,838 -0.7 37.2 7.0 9.0 38.2 7.6 11.2 9.9 13.1 2.4 1.4 11.5 2.3 4.6 2.5
Pasquotank 41,845 19.9 28.9 6.9 4.9 29.8 6.4 10.1 6.4 19.7 6.0 1.7 21.6 6.2 9.5 3.0
Pender 53,095 29.2 39.7 9.2 6.5 39.7 8.6 14.6 7.0 10.1 2.4 1.2 10.5 2.4 4.0 1.9
Perquimans 12,980 14.2 35.4 7.7 8.6 38.0 7.7 11.9 9.7 12.3 3.6 1.5 14.2 3.3 5.2 2.6
Person 38,272 7.4 34.7 8.5 4.6 36.0 7.9 12.9 6.3 13.6 4.2 1.3 15.7 4.2 6.2 2.2
Pitt 158,541 18.5 31.3 8.1 2.9 32.6 8.0 16.1 4.0 16.6 6.0 1.1 19.6 6.0 9.1 1.8
Polk 19,355 5.6 44.1 9.6 9.8 49.2 9.3 14.8 13.1 3.2 0.9 0.3 3.5 0.9 1.4 0.6
Randolph 142,467 9.2 45.4 12.3 5.4 46.2 11.8 17.7 7.1 4.0 1.3 0.3 4.4 1.3 1.9 0.5
Richmond 46,847 0.6 32.1 8.8 4.4 32.6 8.0 11.7 6.3 17.2 6.3 1.2 18.1 5.5 7.9 1.8
Robeson 131,080 6.3 18.2 5.1 2.2 17.6 4.9 6.3 3.0 30.7 10.9 2.0 33.5 10.3 14.7 3.3
Rockingham 91,878 -0.1 38.4 9.7 5.4 40.7 9.3 14.5 7.8 9.8 2.9 0.9 11.1 2.8 4.4 1.6
Rowan 140,495 7.8 40.6 10.5 5.2 41.5 10.0 16.0 7.2 8.8 2.9 0.7 9.2 2.7 4.1 1.1
Rutherford 63,821 1.5 42.0 10.8 6.2 45.5 10.8 16.5 9.1 6.0 2.1 0.4 6.5 1.9 2.9 0.8
Sampson 65,406 8.7 34.3 9.6 4.1 34.1 9.4 13.0 5.6 15.2 4.7 1.4 16.4 4.4 6.8 2.4
Scotland 36,926 2.6 23.9 6.1 3.4 25.6 5.5 9.6 4.6 24.4 9.2 1.8 26.2 8.2 11.0 2.6
Stanly 60,079 3.4 42.2 10.8 5.8 43.2 10.2 16.0 8.2 7.3 2.4 0.4 7.3 2.3 3.3 0.7
Stokes 46,792 4.7 45.6 11.4 5.6 48.3 11.3 18.5 7.6 2.9 0.8 0.4 3.2 0.7 1.2 0.6
Surry 73,881 3.7 46.2 12.2 6.4 48.2 11.8 17.5 9.2 2.8 0.9 0.3 2.8 0.8 1.1 0.4
Swain 13,851 6.8 33.7 8.1 6.2 36.3 7.2 11.4 8.3 14.9 6.1 0.9 15.2 5.4 7.0 1.3
Transylvania 31,091 6.0 44.7 9.3 11.1 48.3 8.8 14.9 13.6 3.4 1.3 0.3 3.7 1.0 1.5 0.5
Tyrrell 4,251 2.5 29.1 6.2 4.7 26.6 5.9 8.1 6.4 27.2 5.1 2.8 17.1 3.7 6.0 3.3
Union 196,322 58.7 42.4 12.7 3.5 42.2 12.2 18.0 4.4 7.5 2.6 0.4 7.9 2.5 3.7 0.7
Vance 43,614 1.5 23.7 6.6 3.2 25.1 6.3 8.7 4.9 23.5 8.5 1.6 27.8 8.2 11.8 3.0
Wake 892,409 42.1 36.7 9.8 2.6 35.9 9.3 16.0 3.5 13.1 4.2 0.7 14.4 4.1 7.3 0.9
Warren 19,932 -0.2 19.8 3.5 4.9 20.1 3.4 6.1 5.6 29.4 7.6 3.4 30.6 7.7 11.4 5.4
Washington 13,000 -5.3 23.5 5.2 4.9 24.8 4.9 6.8 6.5 23.8 8.4 2.3 27.9 8.1 10.9 3.7
Watauga 45,377 6.3 47.8 11.1 6.0 48.1 11.2 23.6 7.1 2.1 0.6 0.1 2.0 0.6 1.2 0.2
Wayne 116,554 2.8 32.2 9.0 3.9 32.7 8.6 12.4 5.3 16.4 5.6 1.3 18.7 5.2 7.7 2.2
Wilkes 67,519 2.9 46.8 11.8 6.8 47.4 11.0 17.0 8.7 2.9 0.9 0.3 2.9 0.8 1.1 0.5
Wilson 80,005 8.4 29.1 7.4 4.0 29.8 7.3 10.5 5.7 18.9 6.5 1.4 22.3 6.4 9.4 2.6
Yadkin 37,996 4.5 46.7 12.7 6.3 48.5 11.9 18.0 8.6 2.4 0.7 0.3 2.4 0.7 0.9 0.3
Yancey 18,551 4.4 48.7 11.2 9.1 49.0 10.0 16.1 11.4 1.2 0.3 0.2 1.1 0.3 0.4 0.2

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