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Perquimans County, North Carolina (NC)

County population in 2018: 13,761 (all rural); it was 11,368 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 2,575
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 1,663
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 3,651
Renter-occupied apartments: 1,360 (it was 994 in 2000)
% of renters here:

21%
State:

33%

Land area: 247 sq. mi.

Water area: 81.8 sq. mi.

Population density: 56 people per square mile   (average).

March 2019 cost of living index in Perquimans County: 82.6 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Construction (46.5%), Transportation and warehousing,and utilities (23.3%), Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (11.5%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 48%
  • Government: 2%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 50%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Perquimans County, NC (2018)
    • 9,81486.3%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 3,23928.5%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 3683.2%Hispanic or Latino
    • 1030.9%Two or more races
    • 520.5%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 420.4%Asian alone
    • 350.3%Some other race alone
    • 160.1%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
Median resident age:

50.0 years
North Carolina median age:

38.9 years
Males: 6,634  (48.2%)
Females: 7,127  (51.8%)
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Average household size:
Perquimans County:

2.0 people
North Carolina:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2018: $47,178 ($29,538 in 1999)
This county:

$47,178
North Carolina:

$53,855

Median contract rent in 2018 for apartments: $601 (lower quartile is $361, upper quartile is $758)
This county:

$601
State:

$723


Estimated median house or condo value in 2018: $184,954 (it was $71,400 in 2000)
Perquimans:

$184,954
North Carolina:

$180,600
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $108,537 - $315,998
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,224
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $460

Institutionalized population: 72

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 1
  • Robberies: 3
  • Assaults: 2
  • Burglaries: 99
  • Thefts: 65
  • Auto thefts: 19

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

  • Murders: 2
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 1
  • Assaults: 1
  • Burglaries: 100
  • Thefts: 68
  • Auto thefts: 22
Perquimans County, NC map from a distance

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 63 buildings, average cost: $118,100
  • 1998: 63 buildings, average cost: $156,800
  • 1999: 66 buildings, average cost: $164,900
  • 2000: 63 buildings, average cost: $189,000
  • 2001: 66 buildings, average cost: $189,000
  • 2002: 91 buildings, average cost: $170,300
  • 2003: 65 buildings, average cost: $189,300
  • 2004: 132 buildings, average cost: $182,300
  • 2005: 161 buildings, average cost: $204,400
  • 2006: 159 buildings, average cost: $214,900
  • 2007: 125 buildings, average cost: $224,200
  • 2008: 58 buildings, average cost: $205,200
  • 2009: 54 buildings, average cost: $219,300
  • 2010: 53 buildings, average cost: $163,700
  • 2011: 38 buildings, average cost: $239,400
  • 2012: 28 buildings, average cost: $264,500
  • 2013: 38 buildings, average cost: $231,300
  • 2014: 26 buildings, average cost: $205,500
  • 2015: 26 buildings, average cost: $205,500
  • 2016: 31 buildings, average cost: $205,500
  • 2017: 34 buildings, average cost: $205,500
  • 2018: 38 buildings, average cost: $205,500
  • 2019: 41 buildings, average cost: $205,500
Number of permits per 10,000 Perquimans, NC residents
Average permit cost in Perquimans, NC
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2018: $1,343 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2018: $1,111 (0.6%)

Distribution of median household income in Perquimans, NC in 2018
Distribution of house value in Perquimans, NC in 2018
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Perquimans, NC in 2018
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2018: 14.1%
Perquimans County:

14.1%
North Carolina:

14.0%
(6.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 37.3% for Black residents, 9.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 15.6% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2018: 50.0 years old
(Males: 50.0 years old, Females: 49.2 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 52.2 years old, Black residents: 44.8 years old, American Indian residents: 58.0 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 34.3 years old, Other race residents: 19.0 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Perquimans County is $483 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $570 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $770 a month.

Cities in this county include: Hertford, Winfall.

Perquimans 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: Ashe County , Cocke County, Tennessee , Johnson County, Tennessee , Putnam County, Tennessee , Williamson County, Tennessee .

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

5.4%
North Carolina:

6.1%

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

Current college students: 343
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 86.8%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 21.3%

Number of foreign born residents: 286 (54.9% naturalized citizens)

Perquimans County:

2.1%
Whole state:

7.9%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 02010 or later
  • 252000 to 2009
  • 781990 to 1999
  • 131980 to 1989
  • 81970 to 1979
  • 47Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 33.1 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 37.8%

Perquimans County marital status for males Perquimans County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 5,378
  • One, attached: 21
  • Two: 60
  • 3 or 4: 67
  • 5 to 9: 29
  • 10 to 19: 25
  • 20 or more: 90
  • Mobile homes: 1,572

Housing units in Perquimans County with a mortgage: 2,544 (32 second mortgage, 211 home equity loan, 11 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,968

Here:

66.7% with mortgage
State:

62.1% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Perquimans County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant2,97419
Mainline Protestant1,91112
Black Protestant8318
Other21
None7,735-
Perquimans 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: 3
Perquimans County:

2.40 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.05 / 10,000 pop.


Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
This county:

3.20 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 1
Perquimans County:

0.80 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

4.75 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 8
This county:

6.40 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.57 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Perquimans County:

11.1%
North Carolina:

9.8%

Adult obesity rate:
Perquimans County:

31.4%
State:

28.3%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

17.4%
State:

15.6%

Agriculture in Perquimans County:

Average size of farms: 489 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $199,192
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $274.11
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 0.00%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 38.94%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $183,236
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 90.66%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $143,434
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 84.46%
Average age of principal farm operators: 50 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 0.94
Corn for grain: 16642 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 11768 harvested acres
Upland cotton: 26784 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 36364 harvested acres
Vegetables: 494 harvested acres

Earthquake activity:

Perquimans County-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above North Carolina state average. It is 64% 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 145.4 miles away from Perquimans 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 126.6 miles away from the county center
On 8/9/2020 at 12:07:37, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MW, Depth: 4.7 mi) earthquake occurred 259.6 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 143.4 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 148.5 miles away from Perquimans County center
On 1/15/2019 at 23:30:48, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 204.3 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 Severe Storms, Tornadoes, And Flooding, Incident Period: February 6, 2020 - February 19, 2020, FEMA Id: 4543, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • North Carolina Covid-19 Pandemic, Incident Period: January 20, 2020, FEMA Id: 4487, Natural disaster type: Other
  • North Carolina Hurricane Dorian, Incident Period: September 1, 2019 - September 9, 2019, FEMA Id: 4465, 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 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
  • 6 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Perquimans County (16) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 12, Storms: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Flood: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Means of transportation to work in 2018 - Perquimans

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 2,264 (74.1%)
  • Carpooled: 340 (11.1%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 18 (0.6%)
  • Walked: 82 (2.7%)
  • Worked at home: 370 (12.1%)
Class of Workers in 2018
Most common industries in 2018 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2018


  • Health care and social assistance (25%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Public administration (4%)

Most common industries for females in 2018


  • Health care and social assistance (28%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (12%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Public administration (5%)

Most common occupations in 2018 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2018


  • Transportation occupations (13%)
  • Management occupations (13%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (13%)
  • Production occupations (11%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (6%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (4%)

Most common occupations for females in 2018


  • Healthcare support occupations (15%)
  • Sales and related occupations (14%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (13%)
  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (12%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (5%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (24%)
  • Cambodia (20%)
  • Germany (20%)
  • Other Australian and New Zealand Subregion (15%)
  • England (10%)
  • United Kingdom, excluding England and Scotland (7%)
  • Honduras (5%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Perquimans County


  • American (20%)
  • English (14%)
  • Irish (5%)
  • German (4%)
  • Italian (2%)
  • European (2%)
  • British (1%)

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

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

  • 108 people in nursing homes
  • 6 people in other group homes
  • 6 people in other nonhousehold living situations

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

  • 62 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 12 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 10 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $53,643.

7.31% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($46,575 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.31%
North Carolina average:

7.88%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
4.24% relocated from other counties in North Carolina ($21,149 average AGI)
3.07% relocated from other states ($25,425 average AGI)
Perquimans County:

3.07%
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 Pasquotank County, NC  2.02% ($37,755 average AGI)
from Chowan County, NC  0.68% ($29,333)
from Virginia Beach city, VA  0.47% ($41,348)


6.73% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($38,412 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.73%
North Carolina average:

7.23%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
4.83% relocated to other counties in North Carolina ($24,951 average AGI)
1.91% relocated to other states ($13,462 average AGI)
Perquimans County:

1.91%
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 Pasquotank County, NC  2.17% ($31,000 average AGI)
to Chowan County, NC  0.79% ($36,789)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 11.0
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 10.6

Births per 1000 population in Perquimans County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 12.2
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 12.8
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2019: 11.5

Deaths per 1000 population in Perquimans County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 14.4
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 17.1

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Perquimans County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2018: 13.6%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2018: 7.1%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Perquimans County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Perquimans County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Perquimans County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Perquimans County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Perquimans County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Perquimans County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 2,889 (2,437 aged, 452 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 344 (13%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

Most common underlying causes of death in Perquimans County, North Carolina in 1999 - 2019:

  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (126)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (124)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (50)
  • Unspecified dementia (23)
  • Alzheimer disease, unspecified (10)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (10)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 14%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 10%

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,076
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,051
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 17

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 18
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 50

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 8

Household type by relationship:

Households: 13,761
  • In family households: 11,355 (2,095 male householders, 2,007 female householders)
    3,329 spouses, 3,211 children (3,037 natural, 56 adopted, 118 stepchildren), 395 grandchildren, 20 brothers or sisters, 63 parents, 54 other relatives, 171 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 2,319 (1,035 male householders (789 living alone)), 918 female householders (840 living alone)), 362 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 88

Size of family households: 2,439 2-persons, 644 3-persons, 575 4-persons, 219 5-persons, 202 6-persons, 28 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 1,630 1-person, 249 2-persons, 29 3-persons, 43 4-persons.

1,505 married couples with children.
650 single-parent households (82 men, 568 women).

98.2% of residents of Perquimans speak English at home.
1.1% of residents speak Spanish at home (35% speak English very well, 65% speak English not well).
0.6% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% speak English very well).
0.3% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (100% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $88,183,000 ($7,497 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $6,153,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $47,101,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $14,823,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $4,929,000
Federal grants: $18,653,000
Federal procurement contracts: $845,000 ($414,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $1,832,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $15,614,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $2,785,000
Federal Government insurance: $102,960,000

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

Births: 673
Here:

56 per 1000 residents
State:

72 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 754
Here:

62 per 1000 residents
State:

44 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +11
Here:

+1 per 1000 residents
State:

+18 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +810
Here:

+67 per 1000 residents
State:

+27 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Perquimans County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 0.72 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.3
State:

6.3

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

5.0
State:

4.4

Year house built in Perquimans County, North Carolina
  • Year house built in Perquimans County, North Carolina
  • 4462014 or later
  • 2402010 to 2013
  • 1,5842000 to 2009
  • 1,0431990 to 1999
  • 9521980 to 1989
  • 1,1421970 to 1979
  • 7821960 to 1969
  • 3731950 to 1959
  • 3281940 to 1949
  • 4591939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Perquimans County, North Carolina
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Perquimans County, North Carolina
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Perquimans County, North Carolina
  • 171 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 1333 rooms
  • 2644 rooms
  • 1,0485 rooms
  • 9526 rooms
  • 8307 rooms
  • 4858 rooms
  • 7659+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Perquimans County, North Carolina
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Perquimans County, North Carolina
  • 1021 room
  • 52 rooms
  • 1073 rooms
  • 2694 rooms
  • 4715 rooms
  • 2576 rooms
  • 2617 rooms
  • 558 rooms
  • 239+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Perquimans County, North Carolina
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Perquimans County, North Carolina
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Perquimans County, North Carolina
  • 16no bedroom
  • 261 bedroom
  • 6362 bedrooms
  • 2,7663 bedrooms
  • 8804 bedrooms
  • 1665+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Perquimans County, North Carolina
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Perquimans County, North Carolina
  • 102no bedroom
  • 731 bedroom
  • 5352 bedrooms
  • 6743 bedrooms
  • 1454 bedrooms
  • 295+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Perquimans County, North Carolina in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Perquimans County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Perquimans County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 95no vehicle
  • 1,0601 vehicle
  • 1,8772 vehicles
  • 9633 vehicles
  • 3874 vehicles
  • 1155+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Perquimans County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Perquimans County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 301no vehicle
  • 6531 vehicle
  • 3172 vehicles
  • 2713 vehicles
  • 74 vehicles
  • 175+ vehicles

91.1% of Perquimans County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 35% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 43% lived in North Carolina.

Perquimans County:

91.1%
State average:

84.9%

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

  • This state: 7,286
  • Other state: 6,114
  • Northeast: 1,755
  • Midwest: 664
  • South: 3,241
  • West: 447
Year householders moved into unit in Perquimans County, NC
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Perquimans County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 73.5%Electricity
  • 17.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 7.2%Utility gas
  • 1.2%Wood
  • 0.7%No fuel used
  • 0.5%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 69.6%Electricity
  • 23.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 3.1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 2.8%Utility gas
  • 1.0%No fuel used

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 136
Here:

10.4%
North Carolina:

11.7%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 55
Here:

8.8%
North Carolina:

9.5%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 62
Here:

11.1%
North Carolina:

18.6%

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

Perquimans County government finances - Expenditure in 2017:

  • Assistance and Subsidies - Public Welfare, Cash Assistance Programs - Other: $621,000
  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $897,000
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $805,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $233,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Tuition and Transportation: $50,000
    Other: $44,000
    Parks and Recreation: $18,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $6,000
  • Construction - Libraries: $1,777,000
    Parks and Recreation: $309,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $197,000
  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $17,855,000
    Police Protection: $1,903,000
    Water Utilities: $1,763,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $1,595,000
    Health - Other: $1,276,000
    Solid Waste Management: $967,000
    General Public Buildings: $796,000
    General - Other: $488,000
    Financial Administration: $461,000
    Central Staff Services: $447,000
    Parks and Recreation: $407,000
    Housing and Community Development: $214,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $199,000
    Libraries: $169,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $124,000
    Local Fire Protection: $110,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $104,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $383,000
    Education: $220,000
    Other: $6,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $577,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Correctional Institutions: $601,000
    Other - Local Fire Protection: $405,000
    Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $77,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Public Welfare: $156,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $135,000
  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $13,774,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $12,353,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,500,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,080,000
  • Miscellaneous - Donations From Private Sources: $603,000
    General Revenue - Other: $251,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $160,000
    Rents: $84,000
    Interest Earnings: $1,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Elementary and Secondary Education: $587,000
    Parks and Recreation: $372,000
    Police Protection: $275,000
    Health - Other: $196,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $31,000
    Local Fire Protection: $27,000
    General - Other: $3,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,265,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,988,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $14,739,000
    Public Welfare: $1,799,000
    General Local Government Support: $798,000
    Other: $551,000
    Housing and Community Development: $167,000
  • Tax - Property: $8,189,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $2,070,000
    Other Selective Sales: $316,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $77,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $71,000
    Other License: $24,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $10,868,000
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $46,000

Perquimans County government finances - Revenue in 2017:

  • Assistance and Subsidies - Public Welfare, Cash Assistance Programs - Other: $621,000
  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $897,000
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $805,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $233,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Tuition and Transportation: $50,000
    Other: $44,000
    Parks and Recreation: $18,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $6,000
  • Construction - Libraries: $1,777,000
    Parks and Recreation: $309,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $197,000
  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $17,855,000
    Police Protection: $1,903,000
    Water Utilities: $1,763,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $1,595,000
    Health - Other: $1,276,000
    Solid Waste Management: $967,000
    General Public Buildings: $796,000
    General - Other: $488,000
    Financial Administration: $461,000
    Central Staff Services: $447,000
    Parks and Recreation: $407,000
    Housing and Community Development: $214,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $199,000
    Libraries: $169,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $124,000
    Local Fire Protection: $110,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $104,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $383,000
    Education: $220,000
    Other: $6,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $577,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Correctional Institutions: $601,000
    Other - Local Fire Protection: $405,000
    Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $77,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Public Welfare: $156,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $135,000
  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $13,774,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $12,353,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,500,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,080,000
  • Miscellaneous - Donations From Private Sources: $603,000
    General Revenue - Other: $251,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $160,000
    Rents: $84,000
    Interest Earnings: $1,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Elementary and Secondary Education: $587,000
    Parks and Recreation: $372,000
    Police Protection: $275,000
    Health - Other: $196,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $31,000
    Local Fire Protection: $27,000
    General - Other: $3,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,265,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,988,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $14,739,000
    Public Welfare: $1,799,000
    General Local Government Support: $798,000
    Other: $551,000
    Housing and Community Development: $167,000
  • Tax - Property: $8,189,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $2,070,000
    Other Selective Sales: $316,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $77,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $71,000
    Other License: $24,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $10,868,000
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $46,000

Perquimans County government finances - Debt in 2017:

  • Assistance and Subsidies - Public Welfare, Cash Assistance Programs - Other: $621,000
  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $897,000
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $805,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $233,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Tuition and Transportation: $50,000
    Other: $44,000
    Parks and Recreation: $18,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $6,000
  • Construction - Libraries: $1,777,000
    Parks and Recreation: $309,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $197,000
  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $17,855,000
    Police Protection: $1,903,000
    Water Utilities: $1,763,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $1,595,000
    Health - Other: $1,276,000
    Solid Waste Management: $967,000
    General Public Buildings: $796,000
    General - Other: $488,000
    Financial Administration: $461,000
    Central Staff Services: $447,000
    Parks and Recreation: $407,000
    Housing and Community Development: $214,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $199,000
    Libraries: $169,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $124,000
    Local Fire Protection: $110,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $104,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $383,000
    Education: $220,000
    Other: $6,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $577,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Correctional Institutions: $601,000
    Other - Local Fire Protection: $405,000
    Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $77,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Public Welfare: $156,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $135,000
  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $13,774,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $12,353,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,500,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,080,000
  • Miscellaneous - Donations From Private Sources: $603,000
    General Revenue - Other: $251,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $160,000
    Rents: $84,000
    Interest Earnings: $1,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Elementary and Secondary Education: $587,000
    Parks and Recreation: $372,000
    Police Protection: $275,000
    Health - Other: $196,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $31,000
    Local Fire Protection: $27,000
    General - Other: $3,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,265,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,988,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $14,739,000
    Public Welfare: $1,799,000
    General Local Government Support: $798,000
    Other: $551,000
    Housing and Community Development: $167,000
  • Tax - Property: $8,189,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $2,070,000
    Other Selective Sales: $316,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $77,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $71,000
    Other License: $24,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $10,868,000
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $46,000

Perquimans County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017:

  • Assistance and Subsidies - Public Welfare, Cash Assistance Programs - Other: $621,000
  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $897,000
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $805,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $233,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Tuition and Transportation: $50,000
    Other: $44,000
    Parks and Recreation: $18,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $6,000
  • Construction - Libraries: $1,777,000
    Parks and Recreation: $309,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $197,000
  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $17,855,000
    Police Protection: $1,903,000
    Water Utilities: $1,763,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $1,595,000
    Health - Other: $1,276,000
    Solid Waste Management: $967,000
    General Public Buildings: $796,000
    General - Other: $488,000
    Financial Administration: $461,000
    Central Staff Services: $447,000
    Parks and Recreation: $407,000
    Housing and Community Development: $214,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $199,000
    Libraries: $169,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $124,000
    Local Fire Protection: $110,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $104,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $383,000
    Education: $220,000
    Other: $6,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $577,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Correctional Institutions: $601,000
    Other - Local Fire Protection: $405,000
    Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $77,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Public Welfare: $156,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $135,000
  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $13,774,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $12,353,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,500,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,080,000
  • Miscellaneous - Donations From Private Sources: $603,000
    General Revenue - Other: $251,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $160,000
    Rents: $84,000
    Interest Earnings: $1,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Elementary and Secondary Education: $587,000
    Parks and Recreation: $372,000
    Police Protection: $275,000
    Health - Other: $196,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $31,000
    Local Fire Protection: $27,000
    General - Other: $3,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,265,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,988,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $14,739,000
    Public Welfare: $1,799,000
    General Local Government Support: $798,000
    Other: $551,000
    Housing and Community Development: $167,000
  • Tax - Property: $8,189,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $2,070,000
    Other Selective Sales: $316,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $77,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $71,000
    Other License: $24,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $10,868,000
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $46,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 346
  • Number of aged recipients: 45
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 301
  • Number of recipients under 18: 43
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 216
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 87
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 152
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 137
Most common first names in Perquimans County, NC among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William13773.0 years
James10571.2 years
Mary9781.9 years
John9573.6 years
George5974.7 years
Robert4470.8 years
Elizabeth3881.4 years
Joseph3775.5 years
Willie3768.7 years
Charles3373.0 years
Most common last names in Perquimans County, NC among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
White12776.0 years
Winslow5977.0 years
Perry5976.4 years
Riddick5174.3 years
Lane5081.2 years
Harrell4773.9 years
Jones4776.3 years
Felton4672.5 years
Smith3879.1 years
Stallings3775.6 years
Businesses in Perquimans County, NC
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1McDonald's1
Curves1Subway1
FedEx1U-Haul1
H&R Block1U.S. Cellular1
Hardee's1UPS2