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Wayne County, NC

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Wayne County, NC
  • Location TypeCounty
  • County SeatGoldsboro, NC
  • Population122,623
  • Land Area (Square Miles) 553.0900
  • Population Density (Per Square Mile) 221.6999

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TitleLatest YearLatest ValueLatest Rank
Decennial Census Population (County)2010122,623501 of 3170
Decennial Census Population Per Square Mile (County)2010221.70520 of 3170
Percent of African American Population (County)201832.3%276 of 3131
Percent of Hispanic Population (County)201812.3%643 of 3139
Persistent Poverty Counties (County)201300 of 0 - 1
Rural-Urban Continuum for Counties (County)201333 of 1 - 9
Unemployment Rate (County)20194.1%1130 of 3140
Death Rate (Per 100,000) (County)20161,015.701912 of 3105
Percent of Adults Physically Inactive (County)201628.3%1313 of 3141
Age-Adjusted Rate of Diabetes per 1,000 Persons (County)201614.90414 of 3141
Medicare Part D Prescription Enrollment Rate (County)201841.5%2295 of 3137
Farmers' Markets (County)201611318 of 2249
Percent of Children Without a Market Within One Mile (County)201515.3%1539 of 3004
Percent of School-age Children in Poverty (County)201829.4%447 of 3140
Total Public School Expenditures (County)2017$176,199,000.00653 of 3123
Number of Public Libraries (County)201711287 of 1287
Average Daily Maximum Heat Index (County)201194.621047 of 3103
Percentage of Days with a Good Air Quality Index (County)201564.0%919 of 1045
Greenhouse Gas Direct Emitting Facilities (County)20183563 of 1227
Average Fine Particulate Matter (County)201111.931521 of 3108
FEMA Public Assistance Grant Dollars Obligated for Disasters (County)2019$178,932.21460 of 826
Total Deposits in Banks (County)2016-2017$1,496,355,000.00630 of 3108
Property Taxes as Percent of Income: Five-Year Estimates (County)2006-20101.7%1826 of 2773
Attendance to Arts and Culture Events (County)2015137,36089 of 109
Percent of Firms Which are Women Owned (County)201234.8%866 of 3093
Manufacturing Establishments with 5 to 9 Employees (County)201841511 of 1961
Immigrant Households Entering County According to Tax Returns (County)2017-201818275 of 389
Estimated Veteran Population Under 45 Years Old (County)20103,326336 of 3143
Total Planted Acres (County)2019136,568.421299 of 3034
Online, Mail Order, and Television Retail Sales in 2009 Dollars (County)2050$77,000,000.00789 of 2709
Total Retail and Food Service Sales in 2009 Dollars (County)2050$2,104,000,000.00587 of 3108
Earnings in Management of Companies and Enterprises Occupations in 2009 Dollars (County)2050$74,000,000.00535 of 2178
Population (County)2050139,000556 of 3076
Per Capita Total Personal Income (County)2050$187,153.001573 of 3112
Total Employees (County)205073,000618 of 3065
Population 18 to 24 Years Old (County)205012,000537 of 2216
African American Male Population 25 Years Old (County)2050237302 of 2780
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