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Surry County, North Carolina

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Population:

  • Total Population: 71,219
  • Males: 34,908
  • Females: 36,311

Ethnicity:

  • White: 62,896
  • Black/African American: 2,753
  • Hispanic: 4,378
  • Native American/Eskimo: 303
  • Asian: 478
  • Hawaiian / Pacific Islander: 0
  • Other: 16
  • 2 or more: 395

Top 5 Languages spoken at home:

  1. English only (61,525)
  2. Spanish (4,405)
  3. Miao, Hmong (260)
  4. French (210)
  5. German (110)

Top 7 Countries of Origin for Immigrants

Total Reported: 3,755

  1. Mexico (2,967)
  2. Laos (162)
  3. Thailand (81)
  4. Germany (78)
  5. El Salvador (60)
  6. Honduras (45)
  7. Czechoslovakia (includes Czech Republic and Slovakia) (36)

Top 5 Religions by Adherents:

  1. Southern Baptist Convention (22,265)
  2. United Methodist Church, The (4,761)
  3. Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) (1,070)
  4. Friends (Quakers) (971)
  5. Catholic Church (806)

Migrant Health Clinics

  • Surry County Health and Nutrition Center: 118 Hamby Road, Dobson - (336) 401-8573

Disabilities:

  • Total Reported: 29,558
  • Sensory: 2,626
  • Physical: 7,609
  • Mental: 3,924
  • Self-care: 2,416
  • Go outside home: 5,966
  • Employment: 6,478

Grandparents as caregivers

Grandparents as caregivers: 651

Heating fuel:

  • Total Reported: 28,408
  • Utility gas: 163
  • Bottled or LP gas: 3,501
  • Electricity: 13,160
  • Fuel oil, kerosene: 10,205
  • Coal or Coke: 9
  • Wood: 1,068
  • Solar Energy: 42
  • Other fuel: 128
  • No fuel used: 132

Vehicles available:

  • Total Reported: 55,416
  • No vehicle: 4,157
  • 1 or more vehicle: 51,259

Education Attainment:

  • No School: 855
  • No High School: 6,370
  • Some High School: 8,936
  • High School: 14,454
  • Some College: 9,317
  • Associate's Degree: 3,182
  • College Degree: 4,293
  • Master's Degree: 1,133
  • Professional Degree: 412
  • Doctoral Degree: 66

Household Phones:

  • Households Reporting: 28,408
  • Owners with phone: 21,231
  • Owners without phone: 456
  • Renters with phone: 6,048
  • Renters without phone: 673

10 closest counties:

  1. Yadkin County, North Carolina
  2. Carroll County, Virginia
  3. Galax city, Virginia
  4. Stokes County, North Carolina
  5. Patrick County, Virginia
  6. Alleghany County, North Carolina
  7. Davie County, North Carolina
  8. Forsyth County, North Carolina
  9. Wilkes County, North Carolina
  10. Grayson County, Virginia

Data Detail

Zip Codes in county:

27007, 27017, 27024, 27030, 27031, 27041, 27047, 27049, 27053, 28621, 28676

Licensed Broadcast Media Outlets:

  • WBRF (98.1 FM) MOUNT AIRY, NC
  • WPAQ (740 AM) MOUNT AIRY, NC
  • WSYD (1300 AM) MT AIRY, NC
  • WYZD (1560 AM) DOBSON, NC
  • Page last updated on Mar 12, 2007
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