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North Carolina Health Statistics Pocket Guide - 2007

Table 7 - Demographic, Economic, and Health Resources Data

Resident Population July 1, 2007

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 9,069,398 12.7 37.2 9.7 4.2 37.2 9.2 14.9 5.7 12.2 4.2 0.8 13.4 4.1 6.0 1.3
Alamance 143,154 9.4 38.8 10.7 4.5 40.2 10.4 16.3 6.6 9.8 3.3 0.8 11.3 3.2 5.0 1.3
Alexander 36,656 9.1 46.9 12.7 5.4 47.0 11.6 18.4 6.9 3.0 1.1 0.3 3.1 1.0 1.2 0.4
Alleghany 11,088 3.8 48.6 10.7 8.6 49.5 10.0 15.7 11.5 1.1 0.2 0.0 0.7 0.1 0.2 0.1
Anson 25,332 0.2 24.8 5.8 3.8 24.4 5.7 7.8 5.4 25.6 7.4 1.7 25.1 7.6 10.3 3.0
Ashe 26,003 6.6 49.1 11.0 8.1 49.3 9.9 16.0 11.0 0.9 0.2 0.1 0.7 0.2 0.2 0.1
Avery 18,292 6.6 49.4 10.7 7.3 45.0 9.5 15.9 9.4 5.0 0.3 0.1 0.6 0.2 0.2 0.1
Beaufort 46,070 2.5 34.8 8.2 5.6 36.4 7.7 11.6 7.4 13.1 4.2 1.6 15.6 4.3 5.8 2.3
Bertie 19,971 1.0 17.5 3.9 3.2 18.6 3.4 6.0 4.4 29.6 9.7 3.2 34.3 8.8 12.3 5.6
Bladen 32,500 0.7 30.3 7.8 4.0 30.0 7.0 10.7 5.4 18.5 6.2 1.9 21.2 5.7 7.9 3.2
Brunswick 99,440 36.0 42.1 8.9 8.3 43.0 8.6 13.5 9.0 7.1 2.4 0.6 7.7 2.2 3.1 0.9
Buncombe 225,609 9.3 43.8 10.7 5.9 46.9 10.2 17.8 8.4 4.6 1.5 0.3 4.8 1.4 2.0 0.5
Burke 88,439 -0.8 43.2 10.9 5.4 43.7 10.2 16.5 7.7 7.3 3.1 0.4 5.8 2.2 2.5 0.5
Cabarrus 164,384 25.4 42.8 12.4 4.1 42.8 11.6 17.6 5.5 6.9 2.6 0.4 7.5 2.5 3.4 0.7
Caldwell 79,376 2.5 46.2 11.7 5.9 47.0 11.2 17.8 7.9 3.5 1.2 0.3 3.4 1.1 1.3 0.4
Camden 9,519 38.3 41.9 10.9 5.1 42.9 11.2 16.7 5.6 7.3 2.2 1.0 7.8 1.6 2.6 1.6
Carteret 63,294 6.6 44.7 9.1 8.3 46.9 8.7 14.8 10.1 4.2 1.3 0.3 4.2 1.2 1.5 0.5
Caswell 23,508 0.0 33.3 8.4 3.7 31.5 7.5 11.8 5.0 18.4 4.3 1.9 16.8 4.1 6.0 2.8
Catawba 153,404 8.3 43.1 11.2 4.8 43.2 10.5 17.0 6.8 6.7 2.7 0.3 7.0 2.7 3.1 0.5
Chatham 59,168 19.9 42.0 10.5 5.5 41.8 9.6 15.7 7.3 7.6 2.1 0.9 8.6 2.0 3.1 1.4
Cherokee 27,026 11.2 46.8 10.8 9.5 49.0 9.5 14.9 11.4 2.0 0.7 0.2 2.1 0.6 0.8 0.3
Chowan 14,660 0.9 29.6 6.4 5.9 32.0 6.2 9.8 8.0 17.6 6.1 1.8 20.9 5.8 7.7 3.2
Clay 10,326 17.7 48.3 10.0 10.8 50.3 8.7 13.4 12.9 0.7 0.3 0.1 0.8 0.3 0.3 0.1
Cleveland 97,144 0.9 37.9 10.2 4.8 39.7 9.8 15.3 6.8 10.5 3.8 0.8 12.0 3.7 5.1 1.3
Columbus 54,460 -0.5 32.0 8.1 4.2 32.8 7.8 11.6 6.1 16.7 5.4 1.5 18.5 5.6 7.2 2.4
Craven 96,406 5.4 36.7 9.0 5.4 35.0 8.2 12.4 6.7 13.8 4.4 1.0 14.4 4.5 5.7 1.6
Cumberland 313,616 3.5 29.2 7.9 2.3 26.9 7.3 12.1 3.3 21.2 7.5 1.1 22.8 7.4 10.7 1.8
Currituck 23,731 30.5 46.0 12.0 5.5 46.9 11.6 18.2 6.2 3.3 1.1 0.3 3.8 1.0 1.4 0.6
Dare 34,272 14.4 48.7 11.2 7.0 47.5 10.2 16.6 7.7 2.0 0.6 0.1 1.9 0.7 0.8 0.1
Davidson 156,400 6.2 43.8 11.5 5.3 45.1 11.3 17.4 7.0 5.2 1.8 0.4 5.9 1.8 2.5 0.6
Davie 40,447 16.1 46.0 12.8 5.8 47.1 11.8 17.5 7.5 3.4 1.0 0.4 3.6 0.9 1.3 0.6
Duplin 53,133 8.3 37.8 11.2 3.6 34.8 9.7 13.8 5.2 12.7 3.8 1.4 14.8 4.1 5.5 2.3
Durham 254,740 14.1 26.7 6.6 2.5 26.3 6.1 11.4 3.7 21.8 7.4 1.2 25.2 7.4 12.5 1.9
Edgecombe 51,813 -6.8 20.1 5.2 2.7 20.8 4.5 7.3 4.1 26.9 9.3 2.3 32.2 9.0 12.8 3.9
Forsyth 338,679 10.7 34.9 9.3 4.1 36.3 8.9 14.0 6.1 13.3 4.7 0.9 15.6 4.6 7.2 1.4
Franklin 56,456 19.5 36.1 9.9 3.2 35.2 9.5 14.4 4.3 13.8 4.3 1.2 14.9 4.3 6.2 1.8
Gaston 200,972 5.6 40.7 10.5 4.7 42.4 10.1 16.4 6.9 7.9 2.8 0.5 9.0 2.9 4.0 0.8
Gates 11,819 12.4 31.0 8.3 4.1 31.6 7.9 11.5 4.9 18.0 5.5 2.4 19.5 5.1 7.3 3.3
Graham 8,144 1.9 44.7 10.5 8.2 46.9 10.1 14.7 11.0 4.0 1.7 0.1 4.4 1.7 1.9 0.3
Granville 55,667 14.8 34.6 8.9 3.3 31.0 8.0 12.3 4.2 19.3 4.8 1.5 15.1 4.0 5.8 2.3
Greene 21,110 11.3 30.4 8.1 3.3 27.9 6.9 10.4 4.7 21.8 6.3 1.4 19.9 6.0 7.9 2.5
Guilford 460,780 9.4 31.3 7.9 3.7 32.4 7.6 12.8 5.4 17.0 5.9 0.9 19.3 6.0 9.6 1.5
Halifax 55,352 -3.5 19.4 4.6 3.2 21.4 4.4 6.7 5.0 28.3 9.1 2.7 30.8 8.6 12.2 4.4
Harnett 106,506 17.0 37.6 10.6 3.3 37.0 10.1 16.5 4.7 12.2 4.4 0.7 13.1 4.3 5.9 1.2
Haywood 57,031 5.5 46.9 11.2 8.3 50.5 10.2 16.9 11.3 1.2 0.4 0.1 1.4 0.4 0.6 0.2
Henderson 102,142 14.5 46.5 11.1 9.0 48.9 10.3 15.5 11.9 2.3 0.8 0.2 2.4 0.7 1.0 0.3
Hertford 23,730 5.0 17.9 3.7 3.1 18.8 3.5 5.9 4.2 27.9 9.2 3.2 35.3 9.2 14.0 5.5
Hoke 42,932 27.6 27.1 8.8 1.6 24.6 8.2 11.6 2.0 23.5 8.4 1.4 24.7 8.1 10.9 2.1
Hyde 5,447 -6.5 32.7 7.1 4.7 30.1 6.5 9.7 6.4 22.8 3.5 1.7 14.4 3.7 4.5 3.1
Iredell 150,421 22.6 42.2 11.8 4.6 42.4 10.9 16.8 6.2 7.2 2.7 0.5 8.2 2.6 3.5 0.8
Jackson 36,815 11.2 42.3 10.0 6.0 44.0 9.7 18.1 7.6 6.9 2.7 0.4 6.8 2.5 3.0 0.6
Johnston 157,296 29.0 42.3 12.2 3.3 41.4 11.6 17.8 4.5 8.0 2.8 0.5 8.3 2.6 3.6 0.8
Jones 10,315 -0.6 32.7 7.7 4.7 32.3 7.8 10.8 5.8 16.4 5.0 2.0 18.7 4.9 6.0 3.6
Lee 56,376 15.0 40.1 11.2 4.4 38.8 10.4 15.1 6.0 9.9 3.2 0.8 11.1 3.3 4.5 1.3
Lenoir 57,642 -3.4 28.3 7.3 4.2 29.2 6.7 9.9 5.9 19.7 6.7 1.8 22.7 6.1 8.6 3.3
Lincoln 72,776 14.1 46.8 12.6 4.9 46.5 11.7 18.6 6.5 3.3 1.2 0.2 3.5 1.1 1.4 0.4
McDowell 44,064 4.5 46.6 11.7 6.0 47.1 11.4 17.6 8.2 3.8 0.8 0.3 2.5 0.8 1.0 0.3
Macon 33,626 12.8 46.8 10.5 9.8 51.0 10.1 15.2 12.6 1.3 0.6 0.1 0.9 0.3 0.4 0.1
Madison 20,495 4.4 48.6 12.6 7.1 49.9 11.5 18.6 9.1 0.9 0.3 0.0 0.6 0.3 0.3 0.1
Martin 23,906 -6.6 25.3 5.9 4.0 27.6 6.1 9.0 5.8 20.8 7.1 2.1 26.3 7.1 9.9 4.1
Mecklenburg 863,147 24.1 33.5 8.9 2.6 32.3 8.3 14.1 3.7 16.2 5.7 0.7 18.1 5.6 9.0 1.2
Mitchell 15,950 1.7 49.0 11.1 8.2 49.9 10.5 16.4 10.9 0.5 0.2 0.0 0.6 0.2 0.3 0.1
Montgomery 27,588 2.9 39.2 10.5 5.3 38.3 9.7 13.7 6.9 11.6 3.5 0.9 10.9 3.2 4.2 1.5
Moore 83,932 12.3 40.9 9.3 8.8 42.8 8.7 13.5 10.8 7.6 2.6 0.8 8.8 2.5 3.5 1.2
Nash 92,915 6.3 30.6 8.0 3.8 31.7 7.6 11.4 5.5 17.9 5.9 1.2 19.8 5.8 8.7 2.0
New Hanover 189,922 18.5 40.5 9.2 5.0 41.6 8.9 17.5 6.5 8.3 2.8 0.6 9.6 2.9 4.1 1.1
Northampton 21,235 -3.9 19.4 4.2 3.6 20.3 3.8 6.3 5.1 28.4 8.5 3.2 31.9 8.2 11.2 5.8
Onslow 169,302 12.6 42.5 12.0 2.6 33.5 9.8 16.2 3.3 12.5 4.3 0.4 11.6 4.0 5.5 0.8
Orange 127,344 7.7 39.2 10.1 3.0 41.4 10.6 20.6 4.3 8.9 2.8 0.6 10.5 3.1 5.4 0.9
Pamlico 12,947 0.1 37.4 7.5 7.5 37.3 7.5 10.7 8.5 14.2 2.8 1.4 11.1 2.5 3.4 2.5
Pasquotank 40,880 17.1 27.6 6.7 3.7 28.0 6.3 9.8 5.4 21.8 6.9 1.7 22.6 6.8 9.8 2.9
Pender 50,430 22.8 39.9 9.6 5.5 38.3 8.8 14.5 6.0 11.0 2.7 1.2 10.7 2.6 4.0 1.8
Perquimans 12,722 11.9 35.7 8.1 7.4 38.1 7.6 11.9 8.7 11.9 3.3 1.7 14.4 3.5 4.8 2.9
Person 37,640 5.7 35.3 8.8 4.4 36.2 8.3 13.4 6.0 13.2 4.1 1.3 15.3 4.4 5.8 2.1
Pitt 151,970 13.6 31.0 8.2 2.7 32.4 8.2 15.8 4.0 16.7 6.1 1.1 19.9 6.3 9.1 1.8
Polk 19,040 3.9 44.9 10.2 9.4 48.9 9.5 14.8 12.6 2.9 0.9 0.3 3.3 0.9 1.1 0.6
Randolph 139,422 6.9 46.1 12.7 4.9 46.3 12.0 18.4 6.7 3.7 1.2 0.3 3.9 1.2 1.6 0.4
Richmond 46,672 0.2 32.3 8.7 4.2 32.5 7.7 11.7 6.3 17.1 6.6 1.2 18.1 5.6 7.8 1.9
Robeson 129,425 4.9 18.1 5.0 2.0 17.2 4.6 6.5 2.8 31.2 11.0 2.1 33.5 10.7 14.4 3.2
Rockingham 91,646 -0.3 39.2 9.8 5.3 40.7 9.4 14.9 7.5 9.5 2.9 0.9 10.6 2.7 4.1 1.6
Rowan 136,486 4.7 41.2 10.9 4.8 41.1 10.5 16.1 6.7 8.8 2.9 0.6 8.9 2.8 3.9 0.9
Rutherford 62,926 0.0 42.2 10.7 6.2 45.3 10.6 16.3 8.9 6.1 2.2 0.5 6.3 1.9 2.7 0.8
Sampson 64,522 7.2 35.1 9.8 3.6 33.4 9.3 13.3 5.0 15.5 4.9 1.4 16.0 4.6 6.3 2.2
Scotland 36,830 2.3 24.0 6.2 3.2 25.9 5.7 9.8 4.6 23.1 8.8 1.5 27.0 8.7 11.1 2.7
Stanly 59,158 1.8 42.4 11.2 5.4 42.8 10.4 16.1 7.7 7.7 2.7 0.4 7.2 2.5 3.2 0.6
Stokes 46,257 3.5 46.6 12.5 5.0 48.2 12.0 18.7 7.2 2.4 0.7 0.3 2.7 0.7 1.0 0.4
Surry 73,150 2.7 46.7 12.5 6.1 47.6 11.7 17.5 8.9 2.8 1.0 0.3 2.9 0.9 1.1 0.3
Swain 13,889 7.1 31.9 7.4 5.4 34.6 6.9 11.1 7.5 16.1 6.0 1.1 17.4 6.0 7.4 1.7
Transylvania 30,758 4.9 45.0 10.0 10.3 49.3 9.3 14.8 12.8 2.8 1.2 0.2 2.9 1.0 1.2 0.3
Tyrrell 4,290 3.4 30.5 6.3 4.6 27.7 6.3 8.9 5.9 26.1 5.2 2.0 15.6 4.1 5.4 2.5
Union 182,344 47.4 44.2 13.8 3.5 43.1 12.7 18.0 4.7 6.2 2.3 0.4 6.5 2.2 2.8 0.6
Vance 43,583 1.5 23.8 6.4 3.0 24.5 6.0 8.6 4.6 23.7 9.0 1.8 28.0 8.6 12.0 3.0
Wake 832,590 32.6 38.0 10.7 2.6 37.0 9.9 16.8 3.5 11.9 4.1 0.5 13.1 4.1 6.5 0.8
Warren 19,919 -0.3 20.4 3.8 3.8 20.2 3.7 6.4 4.7 29.5 8.4 3.3 29.9 8.1 10.5 5.1
Washington 13,214 -3.7 23.7 5.1 4.5 24.3 5.1 6.8 5.9 23.5 8.4 2.4 28.5 8.2 11.0 3.8
Watauga 44,696 4.7 48.6 11.4 5.3 48.3 11.3 24.0 6.5 1.6 0.5 0.1 1.5 0.5 0.9 0.1
Wayne 115,225 1.7 31.7 8.7 3.7 31.9 8.3 12.6 5.1 17.5 6.0 1.3 18.9 5.5 7.8 2.2
Wilkes 67,182 2.4 47.1 11.8 6.4 47.9 11.5 17.6 8.2 2.5 0.7 0.3 2.5 0.8 0.9 0.4
Wilson 77,970 5.6 29.1 7.5 3.6 29.2 7.1 10.5 5.4 19.3 6.7 1.5 22.4 6.6 9.5 2.4
Yadkin 37,850 4.1 47.4 13.1 5.8 48.5 12.2 18.8 8.0 2.0 0.7 0.2 2.1 0.6 0.8 0.2
Yancey 18,550 4.4 48.7 11.5 8.5 50.2 10.7 16.5 10.6 0.5 0.2 0.1 0.6 0.2 0.2 0.1

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