County Profile

County Profile

 POPULATION

 Population 2014

 92,543

Population, 2010

 93,643

 Population 2000

 91,928

 Population 1990

 86,064

 Median Age

 43.1

 Population Density 2010

 164

 Percent Population Change 2000-2010

 1.9%

 Percent 0-19

 23.5%    

 Percent 65 and over

 16.2%    

 Percent Born in NC

 73.8%    

  Source:  NC Office of Budget & Management 2014, US Census Bureau (all other)

 INCOME AND POVERTY

 Median Household Income 2014    

 $ 38,946

 Per Capita Income 2015

 $ 21,138

 Population in Poverty 2014

 17,170

 Poverty Rate 2014

18.8%

 Child Poverty Rate    

 27.0%

 Elderly Poverty Rate    

 11.2%

 Percent Receiving Food Stamps   

 16.4%

   Source:  US Census Bureau, American Community Survey.

HOUSING



 Percent Substandard Housing    

 1.5%      

 Home-ownership Rate    

 70%    

  Source:  US Census Bureau, American Community Survey.

HEALTH

 Persons Per Physician 

 11.5

 Percent Uninsured   

 13.7%     

 Infant Mortality Rate 

 13.1



   Source:  Sheps Center for Health Statistics, The University of NC, 2012 data. 

 EDUCATION

 Students Passing End of Grade Exams

 51.8%    

 Per Student Expenditures K-12 (2014)

 $8,784

 Drop Out Rate   

 3.9%   

 Percent with Less Than High School Education 

 20.7%

 Percent with High School Diploma 

 79.2%

 Percent with Bachelor's Degree or Higher 

 13.1%    

   Source:  NC Department of Public Instruction, US Census Bureau, American Community Survey, 2014..

 LABOR FORCE AND EMPLOYMENT

 Percent Working Age Population

 63.4%    

 Unemployment Rate

 6.6%   

 Female Labor Force Participation Rate

 57.9%    

 Percent Working in Manufacturing

 21.9%

 Percent Working in Agriculture

 1.3%

 Percent Professionals

 25.5%

 Percent Working in Production

 20.9%

 Percent Working in Sales

 23.8%



   Source:  US Census Bureau, American Community Survey, 2014

AGRICULTURE AND NATURAL RESOURCES

 Total Agricultural Receipts (2012)

 $32,804,000

 Total Farms 2012

 902

 Percent Family Owned Farms

 91.3%

 Average Farm Size 2012

 124

 Tobacco Dependency Ranking

 Low

  Source:  US Agricultural Census, 2012.

OTHER

 Crime Rate per 100,000

 2958.0

 Property Tax Rate

 $0.696

 Voting Rate

 57.6%

 




  Source:  NC State Bureau of Investigation, 2014;  Rockingham County Tax Office, State Board of Elections, 2015.

 



       
       
       

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      371 NC Hwy 65
      Reidsville NC 27320
      Phone: 336.342.8100
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