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Avery County, North Carolina

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    People MapStats Avery County North Carolina
Population definition and source info Population, 2008 estimate 17,8849,222,414
Population definition and source info Population estimates base (April 1) 2000 17,1678,046,500
Population, percent change, April 1, 2000 to July 1 definition and source info Population, percent change, April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2008 4.2%14.6%
Population, change, April 1, 2000 to July 1 definition and source info Population, change, April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2008 7171,175,914
Persons under 5 years old definition and source info Persons under 5 years old, 2007 819637,664
Persons under 5 years old, percent definition and source info Persons under 5 years old, percent, 2007 4.6%7.0%
Persons under 18 years old definition and source info Persons under 18 years old, 2007 3,1332,217,680
Persons under 18 years old, percent definition and source info Persons under 18 years old, percent, 2007 17.6%24.5%
Persons 65 years old and over, percent definition and source info Persons 65 years old and over, percent, 2007 17.2%12.2%
Persons 65 years old and over definition and source info Persons 65 years old and over, 2007 3,0561,103,413
Female persons, percent definition and source info Female persons, percent, 2007 46.0%51.1%
 
White persons definition and source info White persons, 2007 (a) 16,5606,703,706
Black persons definition and source info Black persons, 2007 (a) 9421,967,156
American Indian and Alaska Native persons definition and source info American Indian and Alaska Native persons, 2007 (a) 70111,853
Asian persons definition and source info Asian persons, 2007 (a) 80171,004
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander definition and source info Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander, 2007 (a) 76,231
Persons reporting two or more races definition and source info Persons reporting two or more races, 2007 117101,082
Persons of Hispanic or Latino origin definition and source info Persons of Hispanic or Latino origin, 2007 (b) 668638,444
White persons not Hispanic definition and source info White persons not Hispanic, 2007 15,9226,120,712
White persons, percent definition and source info White persons, percent, 2007 (a) 93.2%74.0%
Black persons, percent definition and source info Black persons, percent, 2007 (a) 5.3%21.7%
American Indian and Alaska Native persons, percent definition and source info American Indian and Alaska Native persons, percent, 2007 (a) 0.4%1.2%
Asian persons, percent definition and source info Asian persons, percent, 2007 (a) 0.5%1.9%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander, percent definition and source info Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander, percent, 2007 (a) Z0.1%
Persons reporting two or more races, percent definition and source info Persons reporting two or more races, percent, 2007 0.7%1.1%
Persons of Hispanic or Latino origin, percent definition and source info Persons of Hispanic or Latino origin, percent, 2007 (b) 3.8%7.0%
White persons not Hispanic, percent definition and source info White persons not Hispanic, percent, 2007 89.6%67.5%
 
Births definition and source info Births, 2005 165123,096
Deaths definition and source info Deaths, 2005 21274,638
Infant deaths definition and source info Infant deaths, 2005 S976
Living in same house in 1995 and 2000 definition and source info Living in same house in 1995 and 2000, pct 5 yrs old & over 61.2%53.0%
Foreign born persons, percent definition and source info Foreign born persons, percent, 2000 2.6%5.3%
Language other than English spoken at home, pct age 5+ definition and source info Language other than English spoken at home, pct age 5+, 2000 4.7%8.0%
High school graduates, percent of persons age 25+ definition and source info High school graduates, percent of persons age 25+, 2000 70.6%78.1%
Bachelor's degree or higher, pct of persons age 25+ definition and source info Bachelor's degree or higher, pct of persons age 25+, 2000 14.5%22.5%
Persons with a disability, age 5+ definition and source info Persons with a disability, age 5+, 2000 3,8071,540,365
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16+ definition and source info Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16+, 2000 22.924.0
 
Housing units definition and source info Housing units, 2007 13,5384,125,308
Housing units, net change, April 1, 2000 to July 1 definition and source info Housing units, net change, April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2007 1,627602,974
Housing units percent change, April 1, 2000 to July 1 definition and source info Housing units percent change, April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2007 13.7%17.1%
Homeownership rate definition and source info Homeownership rate, 2000 80.6%69.4%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units definition and source info Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2000 $88,000$108,300
Households definition and source info Households, 2000 6,5323,132,013
Persons per household definition and source info Persons per household, 2000 2.342.49
Median household income definition and source info Median household income, 2007 $36,068$44,772
Persons below poverty, percent definition and source info Persons below poverty, percent, 2007 17.6%14.3%
    Business MapStats Avery County North Carolina
Personal income definition and source info Personal income, 2006 ($million) 442286,010
Personal income per capita definition and source info Personal income per capita, 2006 $24,747$32,247
Civilian labor force definition and source info Civilian labor force, 2007 8,4674,519,186
Unemployment rate definition and source info Unemployment rate, 2007 4.6%4.7%
Full-time and part-time employment by place of work definition and source info Full-time and part-time employment by place of work, 2006 12,9175,317,153
Full-time and part-time employment definition and source info Full-time and part-time employment, net change 2000 to 2006 913392,235
Employment in government definition and source info Employment in government, 2006 1,502812,435
Earnings definition and source info Earnings, 2006 ($1000) 300,917218,953,305
Average earnings per job definition and source info Average earnings per job, 2006 $23,296$41,179
Private nonfarm establishments definition and source info Private nonfarm establishments, 2006 609222,4311
Private nonfarm employment definition and source info Private nonfarm employment, 2006 6,0983,524,8141
Private nonfarm employment definition and source info Private nonfarm employment, percent change 2000-2006 -0.8%4.1%1
 
Total number of firms definition and source info Total number of firms, 2002 2,101642,597
Black-owned firms, percent definition and source info Black-owned firms, percent, 2002 F8.1%
American Indian and Alaska Native owned firms, percent definition and source info American Indian and Alaska Native owned firms, percent, 2002 F0.9%
Asian-owned firms, percent definition and source info Asian-owned firms, percent, 2002 F2.1%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander owned firms, percent definition and source info Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander owned firms, percent, 2002 F0.0%
Women-owned firms, percent definition and source info Women-owned firms, percent, 2002 31.2%27.1%
Hispanic-owned firms, percent definition and source info Hispanic-owned firms, percent, 2002 F1.4%
 
Manufacturers shipments definition and source info Manufacturers shipments, 2002 ($1000) NA156,821,943
Accommodation and foodservices sales definition and source info Accommodation and foodservices sales, 2002 ($1000) 27,33311,237,386
Wholesale trade sales definition and source info Wholesale trade sales, 2002 ($1000) 34,343104,331,152
Retail sales definition and source info Retail sales, 2002 ($1000) 106,12088,821,486
Retail sales per capita definition and source info Retail sales per capita, 2002 $5,994$10,686
Building permits definition and source info Building permits, 2007 20085,777
Valuation of building permits definition and source info Valuation of building permits, 2007 ($1000) 72,77414,298,396
Farm land definition and source info Farm land, 2002 (acres) 30,6149,079,001
Federal spending definition and source info Federal spending, 2007 ($1000) 113,16865,862,8841
Federal spending per capita definition and source info Federal spending per capita, 2007 $6,366$7,2691
 
    Geography MapStats Avery County North Carolina
Land area definition and source info Land area, 2000 (square miles) 247.0048,710.88
Persons per square mile definition and source info Persons per square mile, 2000 69.5165.2
Persons per square mile definition and source info FIPS Code 01137
Persons per square mile definition and source info Metropolitan or Micropolitan Statistical Area None 

1: Includes data not distributed by county.

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(a) Includes persons reporting only one race.
(b) Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in applicable race categories.

Figures are in absolute numbers unless otherwise indicated.

FN: Footnote on this item for this area in place of data
NA: Not available
D: Suppressed to avoid disclosure of confidential information
X: Not applicable
S: Suppressed; does not meet publication standards
Z: Value greater than zero but less than half unit of measure shown
F: Fewer than 100 firms


Source: Bureau of Economic Analysis, Bureau of Labor Statistics, National Agricultural Statistics Service, National Center for Health Statistics, U.S. Census Bureau.
Last Revised: Friday, 10-Jul-2009 13:32:37 EDT
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