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Mcdowell County, North Carolina

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Population:

  • Total Population: 42,151
  • Males: 20,988
  • Females: 21,163

Ethnicity:

  • White: 38,255
  • Black/African American: 1,950
  • Hispanic: 1,081
  • Native American/Eskimo: 127
  • Asian: 395
  • Hawaiian / Pacific Islander: 9
  • Other: 9
  • 2 or more: 325

Top 5 Languages spoken at home:

  1. English only (37,845)
  2. Spanish (1,135)
  3. Miao, Hmong (160)
  4. German (115)
  5. Tagalog (50)

Top 7 Countries of Origin for Immigrants

Total Reported: 1,147

  1. Mexico (604)
  2. Laos (89)
  3. Germany (54)
  4. Philippines (40)
  5. Thailand (38)
  6. Vietnam (34)
  7. Peru (33)

Top 5 Religions by Adherents:

  1. Southern Baptist Convention (12,668)
  2. United Methodist Church, The (2,528)
  3. National Association of Free Will Baptists (1,397)
  4. Church of God (Cleveland, Tennessee) (681)
  5. Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) (473)

Migrant Health Clinics

    Disabilities:

    • Total Reported: 18,870
    • Sensory: 1,830
    • Physical: 4,991
    • Mental: 2,343
    • Self-care: 1,560
    • Go outside home: 3,590
    • Employment: 4,317

    Grandparents as caregivers

    Grandparents as caregivers: 516

    Heating fuel:

    • Total Reported: 16,604
    • Utility gas: 152
    • Bottled or LP gas: 1,565
    • Electricity: 6,613
    • Fuel oil, kerosene: 7,120
    • Coal or Coke: 7
    • Wood: 954
    • Solar Energy: 2
    • Other fuel: 77
    • No fuel used: 114

    Vehicles available:

    • Total Reported: 32,413
    • No vehicle: 2,421
    • 1 or more vehicle: 29,992

    Education Attainment:

    • No School: 401
    • No High School: 2,798
    • Some High School: 5,502
    • High School: 10,505
    • Some College: 5,308
    • Associate's Degree: 2,029
    • College Degree: 1,843
    • Master's Degree: 560
    • Professional Degree: 138
    • Doctoral Degree: 73

    Household Phones:

    • Households Reporting: 16,604
    • Owners with phone: 12,380
    • Owners without phone: 436
    • Renters with phone: 3,405
    • Renters without phone: 383

    10 closest counties:

    1. Mitchell County, North Carolina
    2. Rutherford County, North Carolina
    3. Yancey County, North Carolina
    4. Burke County, North Carolina
    5. Avery County, North Carolina
    6. Polk County, North Carolina
    7. Buncombe County, North Carolina
    8. Caldwell County, North Carolina
    9. Henderson County, North Carolina
    10. Unicoi County, Tennessee

    Data Detail

    Zip Codes in county:

    28737, 28749, 28752, 28761, 28762

    • Page last updated on Mar 12, 2007
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