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Watauga County, NC

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Watauga County, NC
  • Location TypeCounty
  • County SeatBoone, NC
  • Population51,079
  • Land Area (Square Miles) 312.5600
  • Population Density (Per Square Mile) 163.4000

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TitleLatest YearLatest ValueLatest Rank
Decennial Census Population (County)201051,079985 of 3170
Decennial Census Population Per Square Mile (County)2010163.40638 of 3170
Percent of African American Population (County)20181.9%1741 of 3131
Percent of Hispanic Population (County)20183.7%1751 of 3139
Persistent Poverty Counties (County)201300 of 0 - 1
Rural-Urban Continuum for Counties (County)201355 of 1 - 9
Unemployment Rate (County)20183.5%1919 of 3140
Death Rate (Per 100,000) (County)2016591.602994 of 3105
Percent of Adults Physically Inactive (County)201619.3%2904 of 3141
Age-Adjusted Rate of Diabetes per 1,000 Persons (County)20165.202809 of 3141
Medicare Part D Prescription Enrollment Rate (County)201843.3%2159 of 3137
Farmers' Markets (County)20164460 of 2249
Percent of Children Without a Market Within One Mile (County)201512.9%2106 of 3004
Percent of School-age Children in Poverty (County)201814.2%2234 of 3140
Total Public School Expenditures (County)2016$49,621,000.001554 of 3122
Number of Public Libraries (County)20145906 of 2245
Average Daily Maximum Heat Index (County)201184.812833 of 3103
Percentage of Days with a Good Air Quality Index (County)201592.0%237 of 1045
Average Fine Particulate Matter (County)201112.98676 of 3108
FEMA Public Assistance Grant Dollars Obligated for Disasters (County)2013$378,236.71191 of 447
Total Deposits in Banks (County)2016-2017$1,012,140,000.00851 of 3108
Property Taxes as Percent of Income: Five-Year Estimates (County)2006-20101.6%1861 of 2773
Attendance to Arts and Culture Events (County)2010217,89361 of 79
Percent of Firms Which are Women Owned (County)201225.9%2541 of 3093
Manufacturing Establishments with 5 to 9 Employees (County)20179930 of 1981
Immigrant Households Entering County According to Tax Returns (County)2008-200913839 of 975
Estimated Veteran Population Under 45 Years Old (County)20104381459 of 3143
Total Planted Acres (County)201812,057.262502 of 3027
Online, Mail Order, and Television Retail Sales in 2009 Dollars (County)2050$155,000,000.00516 of 2709
Total Retail and Food Service Sales in 2009 Dollars (County)2050$1,745,000,000.00662 of 3108
Earnings in Management of Companies and Enterprises Occupations in 2009 Dollars (County)2050$61,000,000.00582 of 2178
Population (County)205093,000730 of 3076
Per Capita Total Personal Income (County)2050$152,796.002613 of 3112
Total Employees (County)205061,000694 of 3065
Population 18 to 24 Years Old (County)205015,000464 of 2216
African American Male Population 25 Years Old (County)2050251232 of 2780
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