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|People QuickFacts||New Hanover County||North Carolina|
|Population, 2013 estimate||213,267||9,848,060|
|Population, 2010 (April 1) estimates base||202,683||9,535,471|
|Population, percent change, April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2013||5.2%||3.3%|
|Persons under 5 years, percent, 2013||5.4%||6.2%|
|Persons under 18 years, percent, 2013||19.6%||23.2%|
|Persons 65 years and over, percent, 2013||15.3%||14.3%|
|Female persons, percent, 2013||51.8%||51.3%|
|White alone, percent, 2013 (a)||81.3%||71.7%|
|Black or African American alone, percent, 2013 (a)||14.6%||22.0%|
|American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent, 2013 (a)||0.6%||1.6%|
|Asian alone, percent, 2013 (a)||1.5%||2.6%|
|Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent, 2013 (a)||0.1%||0.1%|
|Two or More Races, percent, 2013||2.0%||2.0%|
|Hispanic or Latino, percent, 2013 (b)||5.5%||8.9%|
|White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent, 2013||76.8%||64.4%|
|Living in same house 1 year & over, percent, 2008-2012||80.1%||84.4%|
|Foreign born persons, percent, 2008-2012||5.5%||7.5%|
|Language other than English spoken at home, pct age 5+, 2008-2012||7.8%||10.8%|
|High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25+, 2008-2012||90.4%||84.5%|
|Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25+, 2008-2012||36.6%||26.8%|
|Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16+, 2008-2012||20.1||23.5|
|Housing units, 2013||103,594||4,394,261|
|Homeownership rate, 2008-2012||60.0%||67.1%|
|Housing units in multi-unit structures, percent, 2008-2012||26.6%||17.1%|
|Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2008-2012||$222,000||$153,600|
|Persons per household, 2008-2012||2.32||2.51|
|Per capita money income in past 12 months (2012 dollars), 2008-2012||$29,834||$25,285|
|Median household income, 2008-2012||$50,420||$46,450|
|Persons below poverty level, percent, 2008-2012||16.0%||16.8%|
|Business QuickFacts||New Hanover County||North Carolina|
|Private nonfarm establishments, 2012||6,749||217,4041|
|Private nonfarm employment, 2012||83,707||3,352,1511|
|Private nonfarm employment, percent change, 2011-2012||Z||2.1%1|
|Nonemployer establishments, 2012||18,067||669,501|
|Total number of firms, 2007||22,306||798,791|
|Black-owned firms, percent, 2007||5.9%||10.5%|
|American Indian- and Alaska Native-owned firms, percent, 2007||0.4%||1.0%|
|Asian-owned firms, percent, 2007||1.4%||2.5%|
|Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander-owned firms, percent, 2007||F||0.1%|
|Hispanic-owned firms, percent, 2007||S||2.7%|
|Women-owned firms, percent, 2007||26.6%||28.2%|
|Manufacturers shipments, 2007 ($1000)||2,883,612||205,867,299|
|Merchant wholesaler sales, 2007 ($1000)||1,410,140||88,795,885|
|Retail sales, 2007 ($1000)||3,825,475||114,578,173|
|Retail sales per capita, 2007||$20,126||$12,641|
|Accommodation and food services sales, 2007 ($1000)||525,548||16,126,939|
|Building permits, 2012||1,593||48,692|
|Geography QuickFacts||New Hanover County||North Carolina|
|Land area in square miles, 2010||191.53||48,617.91|
|Persons per square mile, 2010||1,058.1||196.1|
|Metropolitan or Micropolitan Statistical Area||Wilmington, NC Metro Area|