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|People QuickFacts||Williamston||North Carolina|
|Population, 2013 estimate||5,379||9,848,060|
|Population, 2012 estimate||5,410||9,748,364|
|Population, 2010 (April 1) estimates base||5,524||9,535,471|
|Population, percent change, April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2013||-2.6%||3.3%|
|Population, percent change, April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2012||-2.1%||2.2%|
|Persons under 5 years, percent, 2010||7.5%||6.6%|
|Persons under 18 years, percent, 2010||24.8%||23.9%|
|Persons 65 years and over, percent, 2010||19.0%||12.9%|
|Female persons, percent, 2010||57.6%||51.3%|
|White alone, percent, 2010 (a)||34.6%||68.5%|
|Black or African American alone, percent, 2010 (a)||62.4%||21.5%|
|American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent, 2010 (a)||0.2%||1.3%|
|Asian alone, percent, 2010 (a)||0.5%||2.2%|
|Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent, 2010 (a)||0.1%||0.1%|
|Two or More Races, percent, 2010||1.3%||2.2%|
|Hispanic or Latino, percent, 2010 (b)||2.1%||8.4%|
|White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent, 2010||34.0%||65.3%|
|Living in same house 1 year & over, percent, 2008-2012||87.1%||84.4%|
|Foreign born persons, percent, 2008-2012||1.0%||7.5%|
|Language other than English spoken at home, pct age 5+, 2008-2012||0.8%||10.8%|
|High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25+, 2008-2012||77.8%||84.5%|
|Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25+, 2008-2012||15.7%||26.8%|
|Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16+, 2008-2012||22.9||23.5|
|Housing units, 2010||2,685||4,327,528|
|Homeownership rate, 2008-2012||56.6%||67.1%|
|Housing units in multi-unit structures, percent, 2008-2012||19.5%||17.1%|
|Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2008-2012||$81,000||$153,600|
|Persons per household, 2008-2012||2.34||2.51|
|Per capita money income in past 12 months (2012 dollars), 2008-2012||$15,351||$25,285|
|Median household income, 2008-2012||$27,036||$46,450|
|Persons below poverty level, percent, 2008-2012||34.6%||16.8%|
|Business QuickFacts||Williamston||North Carolina|
|Total number of firms, 2007||522||798,791|
|Black-owned firms, percent, 2007||S||10.5%|
|American Indian- and Alaska Native-owned firms, percent, 2007||F||1.0%|
|Asian-owned firms, percent, 2007||F||2.5%|
|Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander-owned firms, percent, 2007||F||0.1%|
|Hispanic-owned firms, percent, 2007||F||2.7%|
|Women-owned firms, percent, 2007||S||28.2%|
|Manufacturers shipments, 2007 ($1000)||01||205,867,299|
|Merchant wholesaler sales, 2007 ($1000)||49,121||88,795,885|
|Retail sales, 2007 ($1000)||182,289||114,578,173|
|Retail sales per capita, 2007||$33,503||$12,641|
|Accommodation and food services sales, 2007 ($1000)||20,986||16,126,939|
|Geography QuickFacts||Williamston||North Carolina|
|Land area in square miles, 2010||3.84||48,617.91|
|Persons per square mile, 2010||1,433.7||196.1|