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|People QuickFacts||Guilford County||North Carolina|
|Population, 2013 estimate||506,610||9,848,060|
|Population, 2010 (April 1) estimates base||488,406||9,535,471|
|Population, percent change, April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2013||3.7%||3.3%|
|Persons under 5 years, percent, 2013||6.1%||6.2%|
|Persons under 18 years, percent, 2013||22.9%||23.2%|
|Persons 65 years and over, percent, 2013||13.4%||14.3%|
|Female persons, percent, 2013||52.4%||51.3%|
|White alone, percent, 2013 (a)||58.8%||71.7%|
|Black or African American alone, percent, 2013 (a)||33.8%||22.0%|
|American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent, 2013 (a)||0.7%||1.6%|
|Asian alone, percent, 2013 (a)||4.5%||2.6%|
|Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent, 2013 (a)||0.1%||0.1%|
|Two or More Races, percent, 2013||2.1%||2.0%|
|Hispanic or Latino, percent, 2013 (b)||7.5%||8.9%|
|White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent, 2013||52.9%||64.4%|
|Living in same house 1 year & over, percent, 2009-2013||85.1%||84.7%|
|Foreign born persons, percent, 2009-2013||9.7%||7.6%|
|Language other than English spoken at home, pct age 5+, 2009-2013||12.5%||10.9%|
|High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25+, 2009-2013||87.9%||84.9%|
|Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25+, 2009-2013||33.2%||27.3%|
|Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16+, 2009-2013||21.1||23.6|
|Housing units, 2013||221,366||4,394,261|
|Homeownership rate, 2009-2013||61.0%||66.4%|
|Housing units in multi-unit structures, percent, 2009-2013||28.0%||17.2%|
|Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2009-2013||$156,000||$153,600|
|Persons per household, 2009-2013||2.44||2.53|
|Per capita money income in past 12 months (2013 dollars), 2009-2013||$26,461||$25,284|
|Median household income, 2009-2013||$45,431||$46,334|
|Persons below poverty level, percent, 2009-2013||18.1%||17.5%|
|Business QuickFacts||Guilford County||North Carolina|
|Private nonfarm establishments, 2012||13,133||217,4041|
|Private nonfarm employment, 2012||247,276||3,352,1511|
|Private nonfarm employment, percent change, 2011-2012||1.6%||2.1%1|
|Nonemployer establishments, 2012||37,088||669,501|
|Total number of firms, 2007||45,272||798,791|
|Black-owned firms, percent, 2007||16.7%||10.5%|
|American Indian- and Alaska Native-owned firms, percent, 2007||0.9%||1.0%|
|Asian-owned firms, percent, 2007||4.2%||2.5%|
|Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander-owned firms, percent, 2007||F||0.1%|
|Hispanic-owned firms, percent, 2007||3.0%||2.7%|
|Women-owned firms, percent, 2007||29.2%||28.2%|
|Manufacturers shipments, 2007 ($1000)||23,940,364||205,867,299|
|Merchant wholesaler sales, 2007 ($1000)||11,295,364||88,795,885|
|Retail sales, 2007 ($1000)||7,252,646||114,578,173|
|Retail sales per capita, 2007||$15,600||$12,641|
|Accommodation and food services sales, 2007 ($1000)||1,044,546||16,126,939|
|Building permits, 2012||1,479||48,692|
|Geography QuickFacts||Guilford County||North Carolina|
|Land area in square miles, 2010||645.70||48,617.91|
|Persons per square mile, 2010||756.4||196.1|
|Metropolitan or Micropolitan Statistical Area||Greensboro-High Point, NC Metro Area|