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Edgecombe County, North Carolina

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Population:

  • Total Population: 55,606
  • Males: 25,916
  • Females: 29,690

Ethnicity:

  • White: 21,822
  • Black/African American: 32,001
  • Hispanic: 1,483
  • Native American/Eskimo: 45
  • Asian: 121
  • Hawaiian / Pacific Islander: 0
  • Other: 6
  • 2 or more: 128

Top 5 Languages spoken at home:

  1. English only (49,580)
  2. Spanish (1,840)
  3. French (240)
  4. German (115)
  5. Italian (30)

Top 7 Countries of Origin for Immigrants

Total Reported: 1,151

  1. Mexico (809)
  2. United Kingdom (42)
  3. Colombia (39)
  4. Korea (38)
  5. Germany (34)
  6. Laos (31)
  7. Canada (28)

Top 5 Religions by Adherents:

  1. Southern Baptist Convention (7,441)
  2. United Methodist Church, The (2,079)
  3. Catholic Church (2,020)
  4. Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) (1,050)
  5. International Pentecostal Holiness Church (968)

Migrant Health Clinics

    Disabilities:

    • Total Reported: 25,039
    • Sensory: 2,428
    • Physical: 6,112
    • Mental: 2,986
    • Self-care: 2,014
    • Go outside home: 5,564
    • Employment: 5,955

    Grandparents as caregivers

    Grandparents as caregivers: 1,175

    Heating fuel:

    • Total Reported: 20,392
    • Utility gas: 6,276
    • Bottled or LP gas: 4,827
    • Electricity: 7,652
    • Fuel oil, kerosene: 1,146
    • Coal or Coke: 9
    • Wood: 417
    • Solar Energy: 8
    • Other fuel: 27
    • No fuel used: 30

    Vehicles available:

    • Total Reported: 29,826
    • No vehicle: 3,640
    • 1 or more vehicle: 26,186

    Education Attainment:

    • No School: 784
    • No High School: 3,716
    • Some High School: 7,780
    • High School: 13,207
    • Some College: 5,496
    • Associate's Degree: 1,728
    • College Degree: 2,193
    • Master's Degree: 580
    • Professional Degree: 197
    • Doctoral Degree: 67

    Household Phones:

    • Households Reporting: 20,392
    • Owners with phone: 12,780
    • Owners without phone: 280
    • Renters with phone: 6,520
    • Renters without phone: 812

    10 closest counties:

    1. Nash County, North Carolina
    2. Wilson County, North Carolina
    3. Pitt County, North Carolina
    4. Halifax County, North Carolina
    5. Greene County, North Carolina
    6. Martin County, North Carolina
    7. Northampton County, North Carolina
    8. Wayne County, North Carolina
    9. Lenoir County, North Carolina
    10. Bertie County, North Carolina

    Data Detail

    Zip Codes in county:

    27801, 27802, 27809, 27819, 27852, 27864, 27881, 27886

    Licensed Broadcast Media Outlets:

    • WRSV (92.1 FM) ROCKY MOUNT, NC
    • WEED (1390 AM) ROCKY MOUNTY, NC
    • Page last updated on Mar 12, 2007
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