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Bertie County, North Carolina (NC)

County population in 2017: 20,350 (17% urban, 83% rural); it was 19,773 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 3,246
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 2,847
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 5,801
Renter-occupied apartments: 2,266 (it was 1,942 in 2000)
% of renters here:

25%
State:

33%

Land area: 699 sq. mi.

Water area: 42.0 sq. mi.

Population density: 29 people per square mile   (low).

March 2019 cost of living index in Bertie County: 80.4 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (42.2%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (14.5%), Educational, health and social services (12.8%), Construction (11.0%), Retail trade (10.6%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 44%
  • Government: 0%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 56%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Bertie County, NC (2017)
    • 12,55363.5%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 6,91435.0%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 4362.2%Hispanic or Latino
    • 1700.9%Two or more races
    • 1230.6%Asian alone
    • 1150.6%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 40.02%Some other race alone
    • 10.01%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
Median resident age:

45.5 years
North Carolina median age:

38.8 years
Males: 10,268  (50.5%)
Females: 10,082  (49.5%)
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Average household size:
Bertie County:

2.0 people
North Carolina:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2017: $32,799 ($25,177 in 1999)
This county:

$32,799
North Carolina:

$52,752

Median contract rent in 2017 for apartments: $431 (lower quartile is $295, upper quartile is $540)
This county:

$431
State:

$698


Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $83,899 (it was $53,500 in 2000)
Bertie:

$83,899
North Carolina:

$171,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $52,831 - $133,300

Mean price in 2017:

Detached houses: $135,520
Here:

$135,520
State:

$248,152

Townhouses or other attached units: $92,774
Here:

$92,774
State:

$203,169

Mobile homes: $51,402
Here:

$51,402
State:

$69,094

Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,029
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $363

Institutionalized population: 1,242

Crime in 2005 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 3
  • Robberies: 1
  • Assaults: 16
  • Burglaries: 154
  • Thefts: 167
  • Auto thefts: 25

Crime in 2004 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 1
  • Rapes: 2
  • Robberies: 4
  • Assaults: 17
  • Burglaries: 195
  • Thefts: 162
  • Auto thefts: 30
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 23 buildings, average cost: $50,300
  • 1998: 33 buildings, average cost: $49,700
  • 1999: 24 buildings, average cost: $56,100
  • 2000: 28 buildings, average cost: $39,000
  • 2001: 36 buildings, average cost: $80,000
  • 2002: 77 buildings, average cost: $86,700
  • 2003: 43 buildings, average cost: $111,600
  • 2004: 63 buildings, average cost: $98,400
  • 2005: 36 buildings, average cost: $81,500
  • 2006: 23 buildings, average cost: $129,600
  • 2007: 41 buildings, average cost: $111,200
  • 2008: 37 buildings, average cost: $113,200
  • 2009: 19 buildings, average cost: $105,800
  • 2010: 20 buildings, average cost: $115,000
  • 2011: 29 buildings, average cost: $108,300
  • 2012: 21 buildings, average cost: $115,000
  • 2013: 14 buildings, average cost: $128,200
  • 2014: 20 buildings, average cost: $206,600
  • 2015: 18 buildings, average cost: $208,500
  • 2016: 25 buildings, average cost: $155,800
  • 2017: 12 buildings, average cost: $131,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Bertie, NC residents
Average permit cost in Bertie, NC
Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $801 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $531 (0.7%)

Distribution of median household income in Bertie, NC in 2017
Distribution of house value in Bertie, NC in 2017
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Bertie, NC in 2017
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 20.0%
Bertie County:

20.0%
North Carolina:

14.7%
(9.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 25.6% for Black residents, 17.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 50.5% for other race residents, 9.8% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2017: 45.5 years old
(Males: 41.4 years old, Females: 49.0 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 51.5 years old, Black residents: 42.6 years old, American Indian residents: 44.2 years old, Asian residents: 38.8 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 31.8 years old, Other race residents: 13.7 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Bertie County is $437 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $503 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $602 a month.

Cities in this county include: Windsor, Aulander, Lewiston Woodville, Roxobel, Powellsville, Kelford, Colerain, Askewville.

Bertie County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

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Neighboring counties: Alleghany County , Claiborne County, Tennessee , Dewey County, Oklahoma , Independence County, Arkansas , Logan County, Oklahoma .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.0%
North Carolina:

4.1%

Unemployment by year in Bertie, NC
County total employment by year in Bertie, NC
County average yearly wages by year in Bertie, NC

Current college students: 481
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 76.0%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 12.9%

Number of foreign born residents: 252 (3.1% naturalized citizens)

Bertie County:

1.2%
Whole state:

8.1%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 1252010 or later
  • 1002000 to 2009
  • 331990 to 1999
  • 321980 to 1989
  • 151970 to 1979
  • 23Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 28.5 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 58.6%

Bertie County marital status for males Bertie County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 6,048
  • One, attached: 94
  • Two: 176
  • 3 or 4: 14
  • 5 to 9: 17
  • 10 to 19: 33
  • 20 to 49: 23
  • 50 or more: 11
  • Mobile homes: 3,548

Housing units in Bertie County with a mortgage: 2,979 (40 second mortgage, 224 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 3,101

Here:

40.0% with mortgage
State:

63.1% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Bertie County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant5,94032
Black Protestant1,3609
Mainline Protestant6159
Catholic761
Other241
None13,267-
Bertie County Religion Details
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 9
Bertie County:

4.63 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.05 / 10,000 pop.



Number of convenience stores (with gas): 11
Bertie County:

5.66 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

4.75 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 6
This county:

3.08 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.57 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Bertie County:

14.0%
North Carolina:

9.8%

Adult obesity rate:
Bertie County:

37.0%
State:

28.3%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

16.4%
State:

15.6%

Agriculture in Bertie County:

Average size of farms: 432 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $257,652
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $342.23
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 65.41%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $223,333
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 60.29%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 7.09%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $150,526
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 82.42%
Average age of principal farm operators: 54 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 0.83
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 0.68%
Corn for grain: 16797 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 1412 harvested acres
Upland cotton: 36145 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 15104 harvested acres
Vegetables: 580 harvested acres

Earthquake activity:

Bertie County-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below North Carolina state average. It is 87% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:14, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, 4.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 114.7 miles away from Bertie County center
On 8/6/1994 at 19:54:09, a magnitude 3.8 (3.6 LG, 3.8 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 72.7 miles away from the county center
On 5/5/2003 at 16:32:32, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 129.2 miles away from the county center
On 10/21/1998 at 05:56:47, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, 3.3 LG, Depth: 8.3 mi) earthquake occurred 117.0 miles away from the county center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB) earthquake occurred 285.2 miles away from Bertie County center
On 3/15/1991 at 06:54:08, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, Depth: 10.9 mi) earthquake occurred 124.9 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • North Carolina Hurricane Matthew, Incident Period: October 04, 2016 to October 24, 2016, Emergency Declared EM-3380: October 07, 2016, FEMA Id: 3380, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • North Carolina Hurricane Matthew, Incident Period: October 04, 2016 to October 24, 2016, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4285: October 10, 2016, FEMA Id: 4285, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • North Carolina Hurricane Irene, Incident Period: August 25, 2011 to September 01, 2011, Emergency Declared EM-3327: August 25, 2011, FEMA Id: 3327, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • North Carolina Hurricane Irene, Incident Period: August 25, 2011 to September 01, 2011, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4019: August 31, 2011, FEMA Id: 4019, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • North Carolina Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding, Incident Period: April 16, 2011, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1969: April 19, 2011, FEMA Id: 1969, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • North Carolina Severe Storms, Flooding, and Straight-line Winds associated with the remnants of Tropical Storm Nicole, Incident Period: September 27, 2010 to October 01, 2010, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1942: October 14, 2010, FEMA Id: 1942, Natural disaster type: Tropical Storm, Storm, Flood, Wind
  • North Carolina Hurricane Earl, Incident Period: September 01, 2010 to September 04, 2010, Emergency Declared EM-3314: September 01, 2010, FEMA Id: 3314, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • North Carolina Hurricane Ophelia, Incident Period: September 11, 2005 to September 17, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3254: September 14, 2005, FEMA Id: 3254, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • North Carolina Hurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3222: September 05, 2005, FEMA Id: 3222, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • North Carolina Hurricane Isabel, Incident Period: September 18, 2003 to September 26, 2003, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1490: September 18, 2003, FEMA Id: 1490, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • 7 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Bertie County (17) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 12, Storms: 3, Floods: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Blizzard: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Bertie

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 5,060 (77.2%)
  • Carpooled: 917 (14.0%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 19 (0.3%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 105 (1.6%)
  • Walked: 135 (2.1%)
  • Worked at home: 273 (4.2%)
Class of Workers in 2017
Most common industries in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (28%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Manufacturing (13%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (6%)
  • Public administration (5%)

Most common industries for females in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (29%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Manufacturing (13%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (6%)
  • Public administration (5%)

Most common occupations in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2017


  • Production occupations (20%)
  • Transportation occupations (12%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (7%)
  • Material moving occupations (6%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (5%)

Most common occupations for females in 2017


  • Office and administrative support occupations (19%)
  • Production occupations (10%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Transportation occupations (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (52%)
  • Philippines (26%)
  • Colombia (10%)
  • Honduras (3%)
  • Germany (2%)
  • Vietnam (1%)
  • Romania (0%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Bertie County


  • American (11%)
  • English (3%)
  • Irish (2%)
  • German (1%)
  • Scotch-Irish (1%)
  • European (1%)
  • African (0%)

Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

People in group quarters in Bertie County, North Carolina in 2000:

  • 85 people in nursing homes
  • 68 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 32 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 10 people in agriculture workers' dormitories on farms
  • 3 people in homes for the mentally retarded

People in group quarters in Bertie County, North Carolina in 2010:

  • 955 people in state prisons
  • 149 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 130 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 77 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 8 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 5 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $40,637.

4.76% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($31,229 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.76%
North Carolina average:

7.88%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
4.10% relocated from other counties in North Carolina ($25,981 average AGI)
0.67% relocated from other states ($5,248 average AGI)
Bertie County:

0.67%
North Carolina average:

3.75%

Residents relocating <b>from</b> other counties or countries

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Hertford County, NC  1.50% ($33,879 average AGI)
from Martin County, NC  0.44% ($24,345)
from Pitt County, NC  0.38% ($25,840)


5.25% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($28,791 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.25%
North Carolina average:

7.23%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
4.54% relocated to other counties in North Carolina ($25,152 average AGI)
0.71% relocated to other states ($3,639 average AGI)
Bertie County:

0.71%
North Carolina average:

3.07%

Residents relocating <b>to</b> other counties or countries

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Hertford County, NC  1.34% ($30,685 average AGI)
to Pitt County, NC  0.68% ($29,089)
to Martin County, NC  0.66% ($26,091)
to Wake County, NC  0.30% ($25,500)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 13.8
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 12.8

Births per 1000 population in Bertie County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 12.5
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 13.1
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 11.9

Deaths per 1000 population in Bertie County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 12.7
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 10.8

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Bertie County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 17.0%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 5.9%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Bertie County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Bertie County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Bertie County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Bertie County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Bertie County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Bertie County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 4,585 (3,238 aged, 1,347 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 528 (12%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

Most common underlying causes of death in Bertie County, North Carolina in 1999 - 2014:

  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (237)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (235)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (207)
  • Unspecified diabetes mellitus, without complications (147)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (140)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (133)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (115)
  • Unspecified dementia (108)
  • Essential (primary) hypertension (92)
  • Colon, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (87)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 20%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 16%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 5.12
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 1,807
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 31
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 32,013

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,093
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,345
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 15

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 5
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 36

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 10

EPA green book nonattainment status in 2004-2006: 1
Crimes per 100,000 population in 1996: 1

Household type by relationship:

Households: 20,350
  • In family households: 15,575 (2,030 male householders, 2,963 female householders)
    3,102 spouses, 4,653 children (4,400 natural, 81 adopted, 172 stepchildren), 1,373 grandchildren, 364 brothers or sisters, 201 parents, 680 other relatives, 238 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 3,405 (1,510 male householders (1,352 living alone)), 1,663 female householders (1,598 living alone)), 237 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 1,348

Size of family households: 2,571 2-persons, 1,243 3-persons, 825 4-persons, 191 5-persons, 79 6-persons, 77 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 2,948 1-person, 209 2-persons, 18 3-persons.

1,356 married couples with children.
1,180 single-parent households (131 men, 1,049 women).

96.0% of residents of Bertie speak English at home.
3.0% of residents speak Spanish at home (77% speak English very well, 8% speak English well, 15% speak English not well).
0.6% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (88% speak English very well, 12% speak English well).
0.4% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (85% speak English very well, 15% speak English well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $255,455,000 ($13,074 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $87,864,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $59,442,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $30,460,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $9,933,000
Federal grants: $63,881,000
Federal procurement contracts: $87,118,000 ($86,398,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $4,620,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $3,960,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $2,415,000
Federal Government insurance: $47,899,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 1,385
Here:

71 per 1000 residents
State:

72 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 1,270
Here:

65 per 1000 residents
State:

44 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +14
Here:

+1 per 1000 residents
State:

+18 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -369
Here -19 per 1000 residents
State +27 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Bertie County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 1.03 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.8
State:

6.3

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.8
State:

4.5

Year house built in Bertie County, North Carolina
  • Year house built in Bertie County, North Carolina
  • 3562014 or later
  • 3072010 to 2013
  • 1,3552000 to 2009
  • 1,8631990 to 1999
  • 1,6731980 to 1989
  • 1,6451970 to 1979
  • 8631960 to 1969
  • 9001950 to 1959
  • 3781940 to 1949
  • 7391939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Bertie County, North Carolina
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Bertie County, North Carolina
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Bertie County, North Carolina
  • 151 room
  • 262 rooms
  • 683 rooms
  • 5974 rooms
  • 1,7855 rooms
  • 1,6386 rooms
  • 9287 rooms
  • 4668 rooms
  • 4799+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Bertie County, North Carolina
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Bertie County, North Carolina
  • 601 room
  • 362 rooms
  • 1113 rooms
  • 5614 rooms
  • 8845 rooms
  • 2916 rooms
  • 707 rooms
  • 378 rooms
  • 609+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Bertie County, North Carolina
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Bertie County, North Carolina
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Bertie County, North Carolina
  • 14no bedroom
  • 621 bedroom
  • 8702 bedrooms
  • 3,9733 bedrooms
  • 9504 bedrooms
  • 1445+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Bertie County, North Carolina
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Bertie County, North Carolina
  • 60no bedroom
  • 1321 bedroom
  • 6782 bedrooms
  • 1,0573 bedrooms
  • 1924 bedrooms
  • 65+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Bertie County, North Carolina in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Bertie County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Bertie County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 299no vehicle
  • 1,8771 vehicle
  • 1,7022 vehicles
  • 1,2023 vehicles
  • 6764 vehicles
  • 2925+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Bertie County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Bertie County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 358no vehicle
  • 9111 vehicle
  • 4822 vehicles
  • 2003 vehicles
  • 934 vehicles
  • 935+ vehicles

89.4% of Bertie County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 36% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 87% lived in North Carolina.

Bertie County:

89.4%
State average:

85.1%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 16,276
  • Other state: 3,631
  • Northeast: 1,305
  • Midwest: 271
  • South: 1,837
  • West: 207
Year householders moved into unit in Bertie County, NC
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Bertie County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 51.5%Electricity
  • 35.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 5.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 4.1%Wood
  • 3.0%Utility gas
  • 0.2%No fuel used
  • 0.1%Solar energy
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 73.3%Electricity
  • 15.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 10.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.1%Wood

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 259
Here:

13.5%
North Carolina:

10.1%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 29
Here:

3.1%
North Carolina:

10.3%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 108
Here:

15.9%
North Carolina:

17.9%

Educational Attainment
School Enrollment by Level of School
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

Bertie County government finances - Expenditure in 2012:

  • Assistance and Subsidies - Public Welfare, Cash Assistance Programs - Other: $1,833,000
  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $2,029,000
    Sewerage: $1,001,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $331,000
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $218,000
    Parks and Recreation: $170,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $5,000
  • Construction - Elementary and Secondary Education: $258,000
    General Public Buildings: $48,000
    Housing and Community Development: $22,000
  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $27,982,000
    Police Protection: $3,007,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $2,929,000
    Financial Administration: $1,017,000
    Central Staff Services: $898,000
    Correctional Institutions: $814,000
    General - Other: $606,000
    Housing and Community Development: $550,000
    Solid Waste Management: $493,000
    Liquor Stores: $484,000
    Sewerage: $475,000
    Water Utilities: $475,000
    General Public Buildings: $397,000
    Health - Other: $342,000
    Parks and Recreation: $305,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $273,000
    Local Fire Protection: $243,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $229,000
    Libraries: $127,000
    Hospitals: $120,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $87,000
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $63,000
    Transit Utilities: $56,000
    Air Transportation: $12,000
    Regular Highways: $4,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Education: $888,000
    Housing and Community Development: $260,000
    General Local Government Support: $80,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,112,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $30,000
    Other - Health - Other: $2,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Public Welfare: $376,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Education: $3,311,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $17,483,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $16,005,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,478,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $793,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $186,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $42,000
    Rents: $41,000
    Interest Earnings: $16,000
    Sale of Property: $6,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Elementary and Secondary Education: $188,000
    Police Protection: $23,000
    Parks and Recreation: $14,000
    Central Staff Services: $8,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $51,734,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,001,000
    Liquor Stores: $517,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $25,368,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $26,001,000
    Public Welfare: $3,527,000
    Other: $517,000
    General Local Government Support: $201,000
    Transit Utilities: $56,000
  • Tax - Property: $8,719,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,563,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $61,000
    Other License: $38,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $37,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $29,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $16,524,000

Bertie County government finances - Revenue in 2012:

  • Assistance and Subsidies - Public Welfare, Cash Assistance Programs - Other: $1,833,000
  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $2,029,000
    Sewerage: $1,001,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $331,000
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $218,000
    Parks and Recreation: $170,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $5,000
  • Construction - Elementary and Secondary Education: $258,000
    General Public Buildings: $48,000
    Housing and Community Development: $22,000
  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $27,982,000
    Police Protection: $3,007,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $2,929,000
    Financial Administration: $1,017,000
    Central Staff Services: $898,000
    Correctional Institutions: $814,000
    General - Other: $606,000
    Housing and Community Development: $550,000
    Solid Waste Management: $493,000
    Liquor Stores: $484,000
    Sewerage: $475,000
    Water Utilities: $475,000
    General Public Buildings: $397,000
    Health - Other: $342,000
    Parks and Recreation: $305,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $273,000
    Local Fire Protection: $243,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $229,000
    Libraries: $127,000
    Hospitals: $120,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $87,000
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $63,000
    Transit Utilities: $56,000
    Air Transportation: $12,000
    Regular Highways: $4,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Education: $888,000
    Housing and Community Development: $260,000
    General Local Government Support: $80,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,112,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $30,000
    Other - Health - Other: $2,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Public Welfare: $376,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Education: $3,311,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $17,483,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $16,005,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,478,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $793,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $186,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $42,000
    Rents: $41,000
    Interest Earnings: $16,000
    Sale of Property: $6,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Elementary and Secondary Education: $188,000
    Police Protection: $23,000
    Parks and Recreation: $14,000
    Central Staff Services: $8,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $51,734,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,001,000
    Liquor Stores: $517,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $25,368,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $26,001,000
    Public Welfare: $3,527,000
    Other: $517,000
    General Local Government Support: $201,000
    Transit Utilities: $56,000
  • Tax - Property: $8,719,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,563,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $61,000
    Other License: $38,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $37,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $29,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $16,524,000

Bertie County government finances - Debt in 2012:

  • Assistance and Subsidies - Public Welfare, Cash Assistance Programs - Other: $1,833,000
  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $2,029,000
    Sewerage: $1,001,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $331,000
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $218,000
    Parks and Recreation: $170,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $5,000
  • Construction - Elementary and Secondary Education: $258,000
    General Public Buildings: $48,000
    Housing and Community Development: $22,000
  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $27,982,000
    Police Protection: $3,007,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $2,929,000
    Financial Administration: $1,017,000
    Central Staff Services: $898,000
    Correctional Institutions: $814,000
    General - Other: $606,000
    Housing and Community Development: $550,000
    Solid Waste Management: $493,000
    Liquor Stores: $484,000
    Sewerage: $475,000
    Water Utilities: $475,000
    General Public Buildings: $397,000
    Health - Other: $342,000
    Parks and Recreation: $305,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $273,000
    Local Fire Protection: $243,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $229,000
    Libraries: $127,000
    Hospitals: $120,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $87,000
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $63,000
    Transit Utilities: $56,000
    Air Transportation: $12,000
    Regular Highways: $4,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Education: $888,000
    Housing and Community Development: $260,000
    General Local Government Support: $80,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,112,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $30,000
    Other - Health - Other: $2,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Public Welfare: $376,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Education: $3,311,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $17,483,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $16,005,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,478,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $793,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $186,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $42,000
    Rents: $41,000
    Interest Earnings: $16,000
    Sale of Property: $6,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Elementary and Secondary Education: $188,000
    Police Protection: $23,000
    Parks and Recreation: $14,000
    Central Staff Services: $8,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $51,734,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,001,000
    Liquor Stores: $517,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $25,368,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $26,001,000
    Public Welfare: $3,527,000
    Other: $517,000
    General Local Government Support: $201,000
    Transit Utilities: $56,000
  • Tax - Property: $8,719,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,563,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $61,000
    Other License: $38,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $37,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $29,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $16,524,000

Bertie County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012:

  • Assistance and Subsidies - Public Welfare, Cash Assistance Programs - Other: $1,833,000
  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $2,029,000
    Sewerage: $1,001,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $331,000
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $218,000
    Parks and Recreation: $170,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $5,000
  • Construction - Elementary and Secondary Education: $258,000
    General Public Buildings: $48,000
    Housing and Community Development: $22,000
  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $27,982,000
    Police Protection: $3,007,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $2,929,000
    Financial Administration: $1,017,000
    Central Staff Services: $898,000
    Correctional Institutions: $814,000
    General - Other: $606,000
    Housing and Community Development: $550,000
    Solid Waste Management: $493,000
    Liquor Stores: $484,000
    Sewerage: $475,000
    Water Utilities: $475,000
    General Public Buildings: $397,000
    Health - Other: $342,000
    Parks and Recreation: $305,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $273,000
    Local Fire Protection: $243,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $229,000
    Libraries: $127,000
    Hospitals: $120,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $87,000
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $63,000
    Transit Utilities: $56,000
    Air Transportation: $12,000
    Regular Highways: $4,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Education: $888,000
    Housing and Community Development: $260,000
    General Local Government Support: $80,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,112,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $30,000
    Other - Health - Other: $2,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Public Welfare: $376,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Education: $3,311,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $17,483,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $16,005,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,478,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $793,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $186,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $42,000
    Rents: $41,000
    Interest Earnings: $16,000
    Sale of Property: $6,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Elementary and Secondary Education: $188,000
    Police Protection: $23,000
    Parks and Recreation: $14,000
    Central Staff Services: $8,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $51,734,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,001,000
    Liquor Stores: $517,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $25,368,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $26,001,000
    Public Welfare: $3,527,000
    Other: $517,000
    General Local Government Support: $201,000
    Transit Utilities: $56,000
  • Tax - Property: $8,719,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,563,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $61,000
    Other License: $38,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $37,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $29,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $16,524,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 1,505
  • Number of aged recipients: 249
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 1,256
  • Number of recipients under 18: 249
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 775
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 481
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 773
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 578
Most common first names in Bertie County, NC among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James28570.6 years
William25373.2 years
Mary22477.4 years
John19374.2 years
Willie13972.8 years
George11870.5 years
Annie11778.8 years
Joseph11572.6 years
Robert9273.2 years
Thomas7571.2 years
Most common last names in Bertie County, NC among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
White25972.9 years
Bond17172.5 years
Cherry16369.9 years
Perry15272.7 years
Williams13570.5 years
Hoggard12675.3 years
Bazemore12174.8 years
Harrell10874.3 years
Speller9874.7 years
Outlaw9672.2 years
Businesses in Bertie County, NC
NameCountNameCount
Advance Auto Parts1Subway1
Burger King1U-Haul1
Domino's Pizza1U.S. Cellular2
Dunkin Donuts1UPS1
Ford1YMCA1
MasterBrand Cabinets2

Bertie County on our top lists:

  • #60 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the smallest number of children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000"