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Raleigh County Statistics

Facts

Land area605.4 square miles
Population Density130.3 persons per square mile.

Population

Population (2013)78,833
Population change0%
Under 5 years of age6.1%
Under 1821.1%
65 and over17.5%
Females50%
White88.9
Hispanic or Latino of any race1.4
Asian0.9%
Two or more races1.7%
Black or African American8.2%
Native American0.3%
Pacific Islander0%
Had graduated from high school81%
Had a bachelor degree or higher17%
Veterans7,849

Households and Housing

Households31,364
Persons per household2.4
Living in the same house for one year or more86.8%
Median household income$40,758
The Per capita income$21,837
Live below the poverty line17.1%
Housing units35,813
Multi-unit structures10%
The median value of owner-occupied housing$93,900
Residents owning their homes73.1%

Business Facts

Total number of firms5,522
Women-owned firms0%
Asian-owned firms2.9%
Hispanic-owned firms0%
Black-owned firms1.8%
Native American-owned firms0%
Pacific Islander-owned firms0%
Retail sales$1,260,806
Retail sales per capita$16,039
Manufacturers shipments$0
Merchant wholesaler sales$0
Source US Census Data