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Columbus County, North Carolina

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Population:

  • Total Population: 54,749
  • Males: 26,238
  • Females: 28,511

Ethnicity:

  • White: 34,405
  • Black/African American: 16,985
  • Hispanic: 1,168
  • Native American/Eskimo: 1,568
  • Asian: 119
  • Hawaiian / Pacific Islander: 10
  • Other: 26
  • 2 or more: 468

Top 5 Languages spoken at home:

  1. English only (49,330)
  2. Spanish (1,370)
  3. German (125)
  4. French (125)
  5. Tagalog (50)

Top 7 Countries of Origin for Immigrants

Total Reported: 790

  1. Mexico (483)
  2. Germany (41)
  3. Philippines (33)
  4. Japan (28)
  5. Korea (22)
  6. Canada (17)
  7. El Salvador (16)

Top 5 Religions by Adherents:

  1. Southern Baptist Convention (19,355)
  2. United Methodist Church, The (3,459)
  3. Original Free Will Baptists (1,819)
  4. Church of God (Cleveland, Tennessee) (862)
  5. Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) (814)

Migrant Health Clinics

  • Columbus County Community Health Center: 209 West Virgil Street, Whiteville - (910) 641-0202

Disabilities:

  • Total Reported: 31,080
  • Sensory: 2,794
  • Physical: 7,766
  • Mental: 4,241
  • Self-care: 3,274
  • Go outside home: 6,229
  • Employment: 6,749

Grandparents as caregivers

Grandparents as caregivers: 1,055

Heating fuel:

  • Total Reported: 21,308
  • Utility gas: 385
  • Bottled or LP gas: 8,231
  • Electricity: 9,770
  • Fuel oil, kerosene: 2,441
  • Coal or Coke: 0
  • Wood: 392
  • Solar Energy: 10
  • Other fuel: 31
  • No fuel used: 48

Vehicles available:

  • Total Reported: 35,843
  • No vehicle: 3,012
  • 1 or more vehicle: 32,831

Education Attainment:

  • No School: 642
  • No High School: 3,402
  • Some High School: 7,230
  • High School: 12,093
  • Some College: 6,516
  • Associate's Degree: 2,414
  • College Degree: 2,432
  • Master's Degree: 833
  • Professional Degree: 295
  • Doctoral Degree: 64

Household Phones:

  • Households Reporting: 21,308
  • Owners with phone: 15,632
  • Owners without phone: 643
  • Renters with phone: 4,315
  • Renters without phone: 718

10 closest counties:

  1. Bladen County, North Carolina
  2. Horry County, South Carolina
  3. Brunswick County, North Carolina
  4. Robeson County, North Carolina
  5. Marion County, South Carolina
  6. Dillon County, South Carolina
  7. New Hanover County, North Carolina
  8. Sampson County, North Carolina
  9. Pender County, North Carolina
  10. Cumberland County, North Carolina

Data Detail

Zip Codes in county:

28423, 28424, 28430, 28431, 28432, 28436, 28438, 28439, 28442, 28450, 28455, 28456, 28463, 28472

Licensed Broadcast Media Outlets:

  • WTAB (1370 AM) TABOR CITY, NC
  • WSRC (1480 AM) FAIR BLUFF, NC
  • WTXY (1540 AM) WHITEVILLE, NC
  • WVOE (1590 AM) CHADBOURN, NC
  • Page last updated on Mar 12, 2007
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