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Bertie County, North Carolina (NC)

County population in 2022: 18,207 (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: 26 people per square mile   (low).

March 2022 cost of living index in Bertie County: 79.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (23.4%), Manufacturing (16.9%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 66%
  • Government: 25%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 8%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Bertie County, NC (2022)
    • 10,89360.7%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 6,10934.0%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 4502.5%Two or more races
    • 2731.5%Hispanic or Latino
    • 1430.8%Asian alone
    • 510.3%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 320.2%Some other race alone
    • 10.01%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
Median resident age:

46.0 years
North Carolina median age:

39.2 years
Males: 9,403  (51.6%)
Females: 8,804  (48.4%)
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Average household size:
Bertie County:

2.0 people
North Carolina:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2022: $42,466 ($25,177 in 1999)
This county:

$42,466
North Carolina:

$67,481

Median contract rent in 2022 for apartments: $495 (lower quartile is $375, upper quartile is $670)
This county:

$495
State:

$945


Estimated median house or condo value in 2022: $104,523 (it was $53,500 in 2000)
Bertie:

$104,523
North Carolina:

$280,600
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $51,947 - $180,619

Mean price in 2022:

Detached houses: $181,304
Here:

$181,304
State:

$375,326

Townhouses or other attached units: $125,722
Here:

$125,722
State:

$317,935

Mobile homes: $68,046
Here:

$68,046
State:

$124,933

Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,150
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $441

Institutionalized population: 1,242

Crime in 2021 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 3
  • Rapes: 7
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 26
  • Burglaries: 69
  • Thefts: 115
  • Auto thefts: 16

Crime in 2020 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 1
  • Robberies: 4
  • Assaults: 2
  • Burglaries: 12
  • Thefts: 26
  • Auto thefts: 5
Bertie County, NC map from a distance

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2022: 31 buildings, average cost: $372,000
  • 2021: 14 buildings, average cost: $399,800
  • 2020: 23 buildings, average cost: $186,700
  • 2019: 19 buildings, average cost: $281,100
  • 2018: 11 buildings, average cost: $267,300
  • 2017: 12 buildings, average cost: $131,000
  • 2016: 25 buildings, average cost: $155,800
  • 2015: 18 buildings, average cost: $208,500
  • 2014: 20 buildings, average cost: $206,600
  • 2013: 14 buildings, average cost: $128,200
  • 2012: 21 buildings, average cost: $115,000
  • 2011: 29 buildings, average cost: $108,300
  • 2010: 20 buildings, average cost: $115,000
  • 2009: 19 buildings, average cost: $105,800
  • 2008: 37 buildings, average cost: $113,200
  • 2007: 41 buildings, average cost: $111,200
  • 2006: 23 buildings, average cost: $129,600
  • 2005: 36 buildings, average cost: $81,500
  • 2004: 63 buildings, average cost: $98,400
  • 2003: 43 buildings, average cost: $111,600
  • 2002: 77 buildings, average cost: $86,700
  • 2001: 36 buildings, average cost: $80,000
  • 2000: 28 buildings, average cost: $39,000
  • 1999: 24 buildings, average cost: $56,100
  • 1998: 33 buildings, average cost: $49,700
  • 1997: 23 buildings, average cost: $50,300
Number of permits per 10,000 Bertie, NC residents
Average permit cost in Bertie, NC

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2022: $976 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2022: $575 (0.7%)

Distribution of median household income in Bertie, NC in 2022
Distribution of house value in Bertie, NC in 2022
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Bertie, NC in 2022
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2022: 20.5%
Bertie County:

20.5%
North Carolina:

12.8%
(8.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 26.8% for Black residents, 28.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 9.7% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2022: 46.0 years old
(Males: 41.7 years old, Females: 51.8 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 52.6 years old, Black residents: 44.4 years old, American Indian residents: 40.0 years old, Asian residents: 43.9 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 27.3 years old, Other race residents: 20.6 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 December 2023:
Here:

4.2%
North Carolina:

3.2%

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: 80.5%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 16.6%

Number of foreign born residents: 164 (54.8% naturalized citizens)

Bertie County:

0.9%
Whole state:

8.6%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 452010 or later
  • 02000 to 2009
  • 351990 to 1999
  • 321980 to 1989
  • 151970 to 1979
  • 23Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute):  minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 95.8%

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

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 6,407
  • One, attached: 12
  • Two: 124
  • 3 or 4: 25
  • 5 to 9: 4
  • 20 to 49: 26
  • 50 or more: 11
  • Mobile homes: 2,524

Housing units in Bertie County with a mortgage: 2,595 (294 second mortgage, 0 home equity loan, 273 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 233

Here:

0.9% with mortgage
State:

97.0% 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 significantly above North Carolina state average. It is 61% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/23/2011 at 17:51:04, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.7 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 135.7 miles away from Bertie County center
On 8/9/2020 at 12:07:37, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MW, Depth: 4.7 mi) earthquake occurred 230.4 miles away from the county center
On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:14, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, 4.5 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 114.7 miles away from the county center
On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:18, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 ML, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 131.1 miles away from the county center
On 8/25/2011 at 05:07:52, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 ML, Depth: 4.2 mi) earthquake occurred 138.7 miles away from Bertie County center
On 8/24/2011 at 00:04:36, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 ML) earthquake occurred 136.4 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • North Carolina Hurricane Isaias, Incident Period: July 31, 2020 - August 4, 2020, FEMA Id: 4568, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • North Carolina Covid-19 Pandemic, Incident Period: January 20, 2020, FEMA Id: 4487, Natural disaster type: Other
  • North Carolina Hurricane Florence, Incident Period: September 7, 2018 - September 29, 2018, FEMA Id: 4393, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • 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
  • 10 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Bertie County (20) is greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 14, Storms: 3, Floods: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Blizzard: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Wind: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Means of transportation to work in 2022 - Bertie

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 3,116 (72.8%)
  • Carpooled: 539 (12.6%)
  • Bus: 27 (0.6%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 184 (4.3%)
  • Walked: 38 (0.9%)
  • Worked at home: 229 (5.4%)
Class of Workers in 2022
Most common industries in 2022 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2022


  • Health care and social assistance (27%)
  • Educational services (18%)
  • Public administration (12%)
  • Manufacturing (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)

Most common industries for females in 2022


  • Health care and social assistance (24%)
  • Educational services (16%)
  • Public administration (11%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)

Most common occupations in 2022 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2022


  • Production occupations (19%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (11%)
  • Material moving occupations (9%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Transportation occupations (7%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (7%)

Most common occupations for females in 2022


  • Office and administrative support occupations (20%)
  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (13%)
  • Management occupations (11%)
  • Production occupations (9%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (6%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (33%)
  • Philippines (21%)
  • England (7%)
  • Nigeria (7%)
  • Netherlands (6%)
  • Liberia (5%)
  • Dominican Republic (5%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Bertie County


  • American (9%)
  • English (8%)
  • German (3%)
  • Irish (2%)
  • Scotch-Irish (1%)
  • Italian (0%)
  • Welsh (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 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

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
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2020 was $46,605.

5.82% of this county's 2021 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2020 ($33,981 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.82%
North Carolina average:

8.85%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
4.73% relocated from other counties in North Carolina ($25,583 average AGI)
1.09% relocated from other states ($8,398 average AGI)
Bertie County:

1.09%
North Carolina average:

4.18%

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

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2020 and 2021:
from Hertford County, NC  1.12% ($29,296 average AGI)
from Martin County, NC  0.44% ($48,607)
from Pitt County, NC  0.38% ($35,167)
from Chowan County, NC  0.36% ($40,913)


6.22% of this county's 2020 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2021 ($32,455 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.22%
North Carolina average:

7.89%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
5.48% relocated to other counties in North Carolina ($28,369 average AGI)
0.74% relocated to other states ($4,086 average AGI)
Bertie County:

0.74%
North Carolina average:

3.18%

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

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2020 and 2021:
to Hertford County, NC  1.21% ($35,519 average AGI)
to Pitt County, NC  1.00% ($23,906)
to Martin County, NC  0.58% ($31,757)

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 2009: 12.7
Deaths per 1000 population from 2010 to 2020: 12.8

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 2018: 12.6%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2018: 4.7%
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 - 2019:

  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (297)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (295)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (176)
  • Unspecified diabetes mellitus, without complications (126)
  • Alzheimer disease, unspecified (119)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (98)
  • Unspecified dementia (76)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (73)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (20)
  • Breast, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (11)

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: 18,207
  • Male householders: 3,068 (913 living alone), Female householders: 4,256 (1,591 living alone)
  • 2,989 spouses (2,989 opposite-sex spouses), 314 unmarried partners, (314 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 4,296 children (3,962 natural, 70 adopted, 266 stepchildren), 1,013 grandchildren, 141 brothers or sisters, 106 parents, 19 foster children, 308 other relatives, 170 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 1,550

Size of family households: 2,197 2-persons, 1,250 3-persons, 711 4-persons, 93 5-persons, 217 6-persons, 10 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 2,503 1-person, 284 2-persons, 45 3-persons.

951 married couples with children.
1,158 single-parent households (234 men, 924 women).

97.5% of residents of Bertie speak English at home.
1.1% of residents speak Spanish at home (79% speak English very well, 21% speak English well).
0.4% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (99% speak English very well, 1% speak English not well).
0.9% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (85% speak English very well, 13% speak English well, 2% speak English not well).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English very 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:

6.2
State:

6.4

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

5.0
State:

4.4

Year house built in Bertie County, North Carolina
  • Year house built in Bertie County, North Carolina
  • 102020 or later
  • 6572010 to 2019
  • 7312000 to 2009
  • 1,5161990 to 1999
  • 1,3221980 to 1989
  • 1,5391970 to 1979
  • 9331960 to 1969
  • 9041950 to 1959
  • 5261940 to 1949
  • 6781939 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
  • 271 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 423 rooms
  • 3384 rooms
  • 1,4135 rooms
  • 1,3456 rooms
  • 9387 rooms
  • 6518 rooms
  • 7509+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Bertie County, North Carolina
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Bertie County, North Carolina
  • 41 room
  • 242 rooms
  • 943 rooms
  • 4574 rooms
  • 6575 rooms
  • 3926 rooms
  • 757 rooms
  • 38 rooms
  • 739+ 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
  • 28no bedroom
  • 311 bedroom
  • 5992 bedrooms
  • 3,5693 bedrooms
  • 1,0944 bedrooms
  • 1775+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Bertie County, North Carolina
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Bertie County, North Carolina
  • 4no bedroom
  • 851 bedroom
  • 8192 bedrooms
  • 7733 bedrooms
  • 1054 bedrooms
  • 105+ 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
  • 354no vehicle
  • 1,2221 vehicle
  • 1,7012 vehicles
  • 1,2793 vehicles
  • 5614 vehicles
  • 3975+ 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
  • 420no vehicle
  • 4821 vehicle
  • 6692 vehicles
  • 1903 vehicles
  • 204 vehicles
  • 25+ vehicles

90.8% of Bertie County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 17% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 81% lived in North Carolina.

Bertie County:

90.8%
State average:

87.3%

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

  • This state: 14,777
  • Other state: 2,967
  • Northeast: 1,053
  • Midwest: 203
  • South: 1,421
  • West: 286
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
  • 54.4%Electricity
  • 34.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 6.7%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 3.6%Utility gas
  • 1.0%Wood
  • 0.2%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 71.1%Electricity
  • 17.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 9.4%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.9%Wood
  • 0.3%Other fuel

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 340
Here:

27.0%
North Carolina:

13.8%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 156
Here:

18.4%
North Carolina:

11.9%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 80
Here:

18.3%
North Carolina:

19.3%

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 2017:

  • Assistance and Subsidies - Public Welfare, Cash Assistance Programs - Other: $1,591,000
  • Charges - Other: $1,862,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,840,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $393,000
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $202,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $81,000
    Parks and Recreation: $7,000
  • Construction - Elementary and Secondary Education: $118,000
  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $26,890,000
    Health - Other: $3,233,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $3,019,000
    Police Protection: $2,933,000
    Housing and Community Development: $2,462,000
    General - Other: $1,534,000
    Water Utilities: $1,492,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,006,000
    Financial Administration: $960,000
    Central Staff Services: $715,000
    Liquor Stores: $625,000
    General Public Buildings: $597,000
    Solid Waste Management: $470,000
    Local Fire Protection: $360,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $309,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $261,000
    Parks and Recreation: $222,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $179,000
    Libraries: $141,000
    Hospitals: $120,000
    Transit Utilities: $51,000
    Air Transportation: $20,000
    Regular Highways: $4,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Education: $795,000
    General Local Government Support: $59,000
    Housing and Community Development: $35,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $2,260,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $171,000
    Other - Health - Other: $3,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Public Welfare: $334,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Education: $3,236,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $41,134,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $38,839,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,295,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $1,208,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $150,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $51,000
    Rents: $49,000
    Sale of Property: $22,000
    Interest Earnings: $0
  • Other Capital Outlay - Elementary and Secondary Education: $355,000
    Police Protection: $203,000
    General Public Building: $183,000
    Health - Other: $79,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $25,000
    Central Staff Services: $6,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,167,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $2,458,000
    Liquor Stores: $613,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $23,320,000
    Public Welfare: $3,764,000
    Water Utilities: $1,602,000
    General Local Government Support: $732,000
    Other: $624,000
    Transit Utilities: $119,000
  • Tax - Property: $11,176,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $2,398,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $92,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $52,000
    Other License: $44,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $5,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $16,226,000
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $424,000

Bertie County government finances - Revenue in 2017:

  • Assistance and Subsidies - Public Welfare, Cash Assistance Programs - Other: $1,591,000
  • Charges - Other: $1,862,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,840,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $393,000
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $202,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $81,000
    Parks and Recreation: $7,000
  • Construction - Elementary and Secondary Education: $118,000
  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $26,890,000
    Health - Other: $3,233,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $3,019,000
    Police Protection: $2,933,000
    Housing and Community Development: $2,462,000
    General - Other: $1,534,000
    Water Utilities: $1,492,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,006,000
    Financial Administration: $960,000
    Central Staff Services: $715,000
    Liquor Stores: $625,000
    General Public Buildings: $597,000
    Solid Waste Management: $470,000
    Local Fire Protection: $360,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $309,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $261,000
    Parks and Recreation: $222,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $179,000
    Libraries: $141,000
    Hospitals: $120,000
    Transit Utilities: $51,000
    Air Transportation: $20,000
    Regular Highways: $4,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Education: $795,000
    General Local Government Support: $59,000
    Housing and Community Development: $35,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $2,260,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $171,000
    Other - Health - Other: $3,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Public Welfare: $334,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Education: $3,236,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $41,134,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $38,839,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,295,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $1,208,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $150,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $51,000
    Rents: $49,000
    Sale of Property: $22,000
    Interest Earnings: $0
  • Other Capital Outlay - Elementary and Secondary Education: $355,000
    Police Protection: $203,000
    General Public Building: $183,000
    Health - Other: $79,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $25,000
    Central Staff Services: $6,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,167,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $2,458,000
    Liquor Stores: $613,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $23,320,000
    Public Welfare: $3,764,000
    Water Utilities: $1,602,000
    General Local Government Support: $732,000
    Other: $624,000
    Transit Utilities: $119,000
  • Tax - Property: $11,176,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $2,398,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $92,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $52,000
    Other License: $44,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $5,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $16,226,000
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $424,000

Bertie County government finances - Debt in 2017:

  • Assistance and Subsidies - Public Welfare, Cash Assistance Programs - Other: $1,591,000
  • Charges - Other: $1,862,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,840,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $393,000
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $202,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $81,000
    Parks and Recreation: $7,000
  • Construction - Elementary and Secondary Education: $118,000
  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $26,890,000
    Health - Other: $3,233,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $3,019,000
    Police Protection: $2,933,000
    Housing and Community Development: $2,462,000
    General - Other: $1,534,000
    Water Utilities: $1,492,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,006,000
    Financial Administration: $960,000
    Central Staff Services: $715,000
    Liquor Stores: $625,000
    General Public Buildings: $597,000
    Solid Waste Management: $470,000
    Local Fire Protection: $360,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $309,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $261,000
    Parks and Recreation: $222,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $179,000
    Libraries: $141,000
    Hospitals: $120,000
    Transit Utilities: $51,000
    Air Transportation: $20,000
    Regular Highways: $4,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Education: $795,000
    General Local Government Support: $59,000
    Housing and Community Development: $35,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $2,260,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $171,000
    Other - Health - Other: $3,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Public Welfare: $334,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Education: $3,236,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $41,134,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $38,839,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,295,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $1,208,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $150,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $51,000
    Rents: $49,000
    Sale of Property: $22,000
    Interest Earnings: $0
  • Other Capital Outlay - Elementary and Secondary Education: $355,000
    Police Protection: $203,000
    General Public Building: $183,000
    Health - Other: $79,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $25,000
    Central Staff Services: $6,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,167,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $2,458,000
    Liquor Stores: $613,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $23,320,000
    Public Welfare: $3,764,000
    Water Utilities: $1,602,000
    General Local Government Support: $732,000
    Other: $624,000
    Transit Utilities: $119,000
  • Tax - Property: $11,176,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $2,398,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $92,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $52,000
    Other License: $44,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $5,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $16,226,000
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $424,000

Bertie County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017:

  • Assistance and Subsidies - Public Welfare, Cash Assistance Programs - Other: $1,591,000
  • Charges - Other: $1,862,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,840,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $393,000
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $202,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $81,000
    Parks and Recreation: $7,000
  • Construction - Elementary and Secondary Education: $118,000
  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $26,890,000
    Health - Other: $3,233,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $3,019,000
    Police Protection: $2,933,000
    Housing and Community Development: $2,462,000
    General - Other: $1,534,000
    Water Utilities: $1,492,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,006,000
    Financial Administration: $960,000
    Central Staff Services: $715,000
    Liquor Stores: $625,000
    General Public Buildings: $597,000
    Solid Waste Management: $470,000
    Local Fire Protection: $360,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $309,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $261,000
    Parks and Recreation: $222,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $179,000
    Libraries: $141,000
    Hospitals: $120,000
    Transit Utilities: $51,000
    Air Transportation: $20,000
    Regular Highways: $4,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Education: $795,000
    General Local Government Support: $59,000
    Housing and Community Development: $35,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $2,260,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $171,000
    Other - Health - Other: $3,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Public Welfare: $334,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Education: $3,236,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $41,134,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $38,839,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,295,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $1,208,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $150,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $51,000
    Rents: $49,000
    Sale of Property: $22,000
    Interest Earnings: $0
  • Other Capital Outlay - Elementary and Secondary Education: $355,000
    Police Protection: $203,000
    General Public Building: $183,000
    Health - Other: $79,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $25,000
    Central Staff Services: $6,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,167,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $2,458,000
    Liquor Stores: $613,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $23,320,000
    Public Welfare: $3,764,000
    Water Utilities: $1,602,000
    General Local Government Support: $732,000
    Other: $624,000
    Transit Utilities: $119,000
  • Tax - Property: $11,176,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $2,398,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $92,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $52,000
    Other License: $44,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $5,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $16,226,000
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $424,000

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"