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Avery County, NC

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Avery County, NC
  • Location TypeCounty
  • County SeatNewland, NC
  • Population17,797
  • Land Area (Square Miles) 247.0900
  • Population Density (Per Square Mile) 72.0000

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TitleLatest YearLatest ValueLatest Rank
Decennial Census Population (County)201017,7971963 of 3170
Decennial Census Population Per Square Mile (County)201072.001160 of 3170
Percent of African American Population (County)20184.6%1216 of 3131
Percent of Hispanic Population (County)20185.2%1367 of 3139
Persistent Poverty Counties (County)201300 of 0 - 1
Rural-Urban Continuum for Counties (County)201388 of 1 - 9
Unemployment Rate (County)20183.6%1803 of 3140
Death Rate (Per 100,000) (County)20161,101.801511 of 3105
Percent of Adults Physically Inactive (County)201629.1%1147 of 3141
Age-Adjusted Rate of Diabetes per 1,000 Persons (County)201615.80324 of 3141
Medicare Part D Prescription Enrollment Rate (County)201845.2%2013 of 3137
Farmers' Markets (County)201611318 of 2249
Percent of Children Without a Market Within One Mile (County)201515.5%1480 of 3004
Percent of School-age Children in Poverty (County)201824.4%816 of 3140
Total Public School Expenditures (County)2016$27,161,000.002122 of 3122
Number of Public Libraries (County)20145906 of 2245
Average Daily Maximum Heat Index (County)201183.862890 of 3103
Percentage of Days with a Good Air Quality Index (County)201891.9%210 of 1040
Average Fine Particulate Matter (County)201113.01644 of 3108
FEMA Public Assistance Grant Dollars Obligated for Disasters (County)2013$21,373.96418 of 447
Total Deposits in Banks (County)2016-2017$266,138,000.002058 of 3108
Property Taxes as Percent of Income: Five-Year Estimates (County)2006-20101.4%2159 of 2773
Percent of Firms Which are Women Owned (County)201228.0%2207 of 3093
Manufacturing Establishments with 5 to 9 Employees (County)201701981 of 1981
Immigrant Households Entering County According to Tax Returns (County)2014-20150495 of 1323
Estimated Veteran Population Under 45 Years Old (County)20101452423 of 3143
Total Planted Acres (County)20182,782.052856 of 3027
Online, Mail Order, and Television Retail Sales in 2009 Dollars (County)2050$23,000,000.001400 of 2709
Total Retail and Food Service Sales in 2009 Dollars (County)2050$343,000,000.001602 of 3108
Earnings in Management of Companies and Enterprises Occupations in 2009 Dollars (County)2050$0.002178 of 2178
Population (County)205023,0001738 of 3076
Per Capita Total Personal Income (County)2050$151,359.002650 of 3112
Total Employees (County)205016,0001527 of 3065
Population 18 to 24 Years Old (County)20501,0001623 of 2216
African American Male Population 25 Years Old (County)205051797 of 2780
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