City of Washington, North Carolina
Population Information from 2000 US Census
People QuickFacts, Beaufort County vs. North Carolina
People QuickFacts
Beaufort County
North Carolina
Population, 2001 estimate
46,224
8,188,268
Population, percent change, April 1, 2000-July 1, 2001
0.6%
1.7%
Population, 2000
44,958
8,049,313
Population, percent change, 1990 to 2000
6.3%
21.4%
Persons under 5 years old, percent, 2000
6.0%
6.7%
Persons under 18 years old, percent, 2000
23.4%
24.4%
Persons 65 years old and over, percent, 2000
15.9%
12.0%
Female persons, percent, 2000
52.3%
51.0%
 
 
 
White persons, percent, 2000 (a)
68.4%
72.1%
Black or African American persons, percent, 2000 (a)
29.0%
21.6%
American Indian and Alaska Native persons, percent, 2000 (a)
0.2%
1.2%
Asian persons, percent, 2000 (a)
0.2%
1.4%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander, percent, 2000 (a)
Z
Z
Persons reporting some other race, percent , 2000 (a)
1.4%
2.3%
Persons reporting two or more races, percent, 2000
0.7%
1.3%
Persons of Hispanic or Latino origin, percent, 2000 (b)
3.2%
4.7%
White persons, not of Hispanic/Latino origin, percent, 2000
66.8%
70.2%
 
 
 
Living in same house in 1995 and 2000, pcd age 5+, 2000
62.1%
23.0%
Foreign born persons, percent, 2000
2.6%
5.3%
Language other than English spoken at home, pct age 5+, 2000
4.7%
8.0%
High school graduates, percent of persons age 25+, 2000
75.0%
78.1%
Bachelor's degree of higher, pct of persons age 25+, 2000
16.0%
22.5%
Persons with a disability, age 5+, 2000
10,321
1,540,365
Mean travel time to work, workers age 16+ (minutes), 2000
25.4
24
 
 
 
Housing units, 2000
22,139
3,523,944
Home ownership reate, 2000
75.0%
69.4%
Housing units in multi-unit structures, percent, 2000
6.8%
16.1%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2000
$81,900
$108,300
 
 
 
Households, 2000
18,319
3,132,013
Persons per household, 2000
2.42
2.49
Median household money income, 1999
$31,066
$39,184
Per capita money income, 1999
$16, 722
$20,307
Persons below poverty, percetn, 1999
19.5%
12.3%
 
 
 
Business QuickFacts
Beaufort County
North Carolina
Private nonfarm establishments
1,134
201,706
Private nonfarm employment
15,051
3,324,155
Private nonfarm emplyment, percent change, 1990-1999
10.2%
24.1%
Nonemployer establishments, 1999
2,770
445,159
Manufacturers shipments, 1997 ($1000)
927,805
161,900,477
Retail sales, 1997 ($1000)
386,040
72,356,763
Retail sales per capita, 1997
$8,731
$9,740
Minority-owned firms, percent of total, 1997
7.2%
10.8%
Women-owned firms, percent of total, 1997
13.7%
24.5%
Housing units authorized by building permits, 2000
190
78,376
Federal funds and grants, 2001 ($1000)
253,612
44,557,095
Local government employment, full-time equivalent, 1997
1,957
293,505
 
 
 
Geography QuickFacts
Beaufort County
North Carolina
Land area, 2000 (square miles)
828
48,711
Persons per square mile, 2000
54.3
165.2
Metropolitan Area
None
 
 
 
 
(a) Includes persons reporting only one race.

(b) Hispanic may be of any race, so also are included in applicable race categories.

FN: Footnote on this item for this are in place of data.
NA: Not Available
D: Suppressed to avoid disclosure of confidential information.
X: Not Applicable
S: Suppressed; does not meet publication standards.
Z: Value greater than zero but less than half unit of measurement.
F: Fewer than 100 firms.
Source: US Census Bureau State and County Quick Facts.
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