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New Hanover County, NC

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New Hanover County, NC
  • Location TypeCounty
  • County SeatWilmington, NC
  • Population202,667
  • Land Area (Square Miles) 191.5300
  • Population Density (Per Square Mile) 1058.0998

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TitleLatest YearLatest ValueLatest Rank
Decennial Census Population (County)2010202,667306 of 3170
Decennial Census Population Per Square Mile (County)20101,058.10153 of 3170
Percent of African American Population (County)201813.7%666 of 3131
Percent of Hispanic Population (County)20185.6%1294 of 3139
Persistent Poverty Counties (County)201300 of 0 - 1
Rural-Urban Continuum for Counties (County)201322 of 1 - 9
Unemployment Rate (County)20193.6%1631 of 3140
Death Rate (Per 100,000) (County)2016897.202336 of 3105
Percent of Adults Physically Inactive (County)201622.8%2472 of 3141
Age-Adjusted Rate of Diabetes per 1,000 Persons (County)20165.502733 of 3141
Medicare Part D Prescription Enrollment Rate (County)201850.5%1511 of 3137
Farmers' Markets (County)20164460 of 2249
Percent of Children Without a Market Within One Mile (County)20156.3%2899 of 3004
Percent of School-age Children in Poverty (County)201820.0%1383 of 3140
Total Public School Expenditures (County)2017$322,330,000.00409 of 3123
Number of Public Libraries (County)201711287 of 1287
Average Daily Maximum Heat Index (County)201193.141523 of 3103
Percentage of Days with a Good Air Quality Index (County)201988.8%442 of 1006
Second Highest 1-hour Carbon Monoxide Measurement (County)20043.30140 of 237
Greenhouse Gas Direct Emitting Facilities (County)20182833 of 1227
Average Fine Particulate Matter (County)201111.891549 of 3108
FEMA Public Assistance Grant Dollars Obligated for Disasters (County)2019$674,100.10175 of 826
Total Deposits in Banks (County)2016-2017$6,354,059,000.00222 of 3108
Property Taxes as Percent of Income: Five-Year Estimates (County)2006-20102.1%1318 of 2773
Attendance to Arts and Culture Events (County)20151,807,91634 of 109
Percent of Firms Which are Women Owned (County)201232.3%1338 of 3093
Manufacturing Establishments with 5 to 9 Employees (County)201844228 of 1961
Immigrant Households Entering County According to Tax Returns (County)2017-201820370 of 389
Estimated Veteran Population Under 45 Years Old (County)20104,197273 of 3143
Total Planted Acres (County)20191,394.382922 of 3034
Online, Mail Order, and Television Retail Sales in 2009 Dollars (County)2050$253,000,000.00399 of 2709
Total Retail and Food Service Sales in 2009 Dollars (County)2050$7,736,000,000.00223 of 3108
Earnings in Management of Companies and Enterprises Occupations in 2009 Dollars (County)2050$101,000,000.00470 of 2178
Population (County)2050331,000282 of 3076
Per Capita Total Personal Income (County)2050$200,847.001177 of 3112
Total Employees (County)2050247,000244 of 3065
Population 18 to 24 Years Old (County)205031,000275 of 2216
African American Male Population 25 Years Old (County)2050303250 of 2780
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