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Anson County, North Carolina (NC)

County population in 2017: 26,091 (21% urban, 79% rural); it was 25,275 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 3,524
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 3,180
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 6,991
Renter-occupied apartments: 3,051 (it was 2,213 in 2000)
% of renters here:

24%
State:

33%

Land area: 532 sq. mi.

Water area: 5.6 sq. mi.

Population density: 49 people per square mile   (average).

March 2019 cost of living index in Anson County: 80.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Retail trade (43.8%), Educational, health and social services (22.5%), Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services (12.5%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 76%
  • Government: 0%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 24%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Anson County, NC (2017)
    • 12,69950.2%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 11,59845.9%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 1,0124.0%Hispanic or Latino
    • 3321.3%Asian alone
    • 2991.2%Two or more races
    • 750.3%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 250.10%Some other race alone
    • 160.06%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
Median resident age:

40.8 years
North Carolina median age:

38.8 years
Males: 13,642  (52.3%)
Females: 12,449  (47.7%)
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Average household size:
Anson County:

2.0 people
North Carolina:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2017: $39,965 ($29,849 in 1999)
This county:

$39,965
North Carolina:

$52,752

Median contract rent in 2017 for apartments: $463 (lower quartile is $341, upper quartile is $564)
This county:

$463
State:

$698


Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $89,003 (it was $60,400 in 2000)
Anson:

$89,003
North Carolina:

$171,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $54,664 - $155,227
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $949
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $358

Institutionalized population: 2,440

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

  • Murders: 3
  • Rapes: 2
  • Robberies: 10
  • Assaults: 35
  • Burglaries: 233
  • Thefts: 227
  • Auto thefts: 42
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 40 buildings, average cost: $86,100
  • 1998: 42 buildings, average cost: $96,500
  • 1999: 35 buildings, average cost: $131,500
  • 2000: 31 buildings, average cost: $108,700
  • 2001: 45 buildings, average cost: $133,400
  • 2002: 77 buildings, average cost: $98,600
  • 2003: 39 buildings, average cost: $151,200
  • 2004: 72 buildings, average cost: $134,900
  • 2005: 58 buildings, average cost: $140,800
  • 2006: 48 buildings, average cost: $148,200
  • 2007: 56 buildings, average cost: $149,100
  • 2008: 40 buildings, average cost: $170,300
  • 2009: 27 buildings, average cost: $145,800
  • 2010: 27 buildings, average cost: $164,200
  • 2011: 21 buildings, average cost: $145,000
  • 2012: 25 buildings, average cost: $151,600
  • 2013: 31 buildings, average cost: $149,900
  • 2014: 30 buildings, average cost: $149,900
  • 2015: 33 buildings, average cost: $149,900
  • 2016: 41 buildings, average cost: $149,100
  • 2017: 43 buildings, average cost: $149,900
Number of permits per 10,000 Anson, NC residents
Average permit cost in Anson, 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 2017: $970 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $638 (0.9%)

Distribution of median household income in Anson, NC in 2017
Distribution of house value in Anson, NC in 2017
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Anson, NC in 2017
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 20.7%
Anson County:

20.7%
North Carolina:

14.7%
(11.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 26.8% for Black residents, 45.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 75.0% for American Indian residents, 25.5% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2017: 40.8 years old
(Males: 39.2 years old, Females: 42.9 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 47.0 years old, Black residents: 38.7 years old, American Indian residents: 39.7 years old, Asian residents: 28.0 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 25.6 years old, Other race residents: 41.8 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Anson County is $450 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $503 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $707 a month.

Cities in this county include: Wadesboro, Polkton, Ansonville, Morven, Peachland, Lilesville, McFarlan.

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

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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in Anson County: Museum of the Alphabet (A), Cardenas Mexico Museum (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Anson County include: Heath Memorial Church (A), Herman Church (B), High Hill Church (C), High Ridge Church (D), Howie Church (E), Hudson Grove Church (F), Jackson Grove Church (G), Lanes Creek Church (H), Antioch Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Baucoms Cemetery (1), Davis Cemetery (2), Walker Cemetery (3), Wesley Chapel Cemetery (4), McWorter Cemetery (5), Williams Cemetery (6), Ritch Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs: Plyler Lake (A), Lake Twitty (B), Cheek Lake (C), Perry Lake (D), Cane Creek Lake (E), Collins Lake (F), Braswell Lake (G), Marsh Lake (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Flat Branch (A), East Fork Twelvemile Creek (B), Davis Branch (C), Culvert Branch (D), Crooked Creek (E), Crisco Branch (F), Cowpens Branch (G), Cowhorn Branch (H), Chinkapin Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Anson County: Cane Creek Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Neighboring counties: Anderson County, South Carolina , Beckham County, Oklahoma , Cabarrus County , Carteret County , Hoke County , Moore County .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.4%
North Carolina:

4.1%

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

Current college students: 1,107
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 79.7%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 9.7%

Number of foreign born residents: 909 (32.0% naturalized citizens)

Anson County:

3.5%
Whole state:

8.1%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 1572010 or later
  • 2262000 to 2009
  • 3621990 to 1999
  • 351980 to 1989
  • 241970 to 1979
  • 27Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.5 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 59.5%

Anson County marital status for males Anson County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 7,855
  • One, attached: 91
  • Two: 140
  • 3 or 4: 305
  • 5 to 9: 266
  • 10 to 19: 3
  • 20 to 49: 48
  • 50 or more: 82
  • Mobile homes: 2,953
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 22

Housing units in Anson County with a mortgage: 2,936 (38 second mortgage, 194 home equity loan, 16 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 3,554

Here:

40.0% with mortgage
State:

63.1% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Anson County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant8,24045
Black Protestant3,32923
Mainline Protestant2,28530
Catholic1761
Other251
None12,948-
Anson 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: 7
Anson County:

2.78 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.05 / 10,000 pop.


Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
This county:

0.79 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 19
Anson County:

7.53 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

4.75 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 11
This county:

4.36 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.57 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Anson County:

11.6%
North Carolina:

9.8%

Adult obesity rate:
Anson County:

33.1%
State:

28.3%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

13.6%
State:

15.6%

Agriculture in Anson County:

Average size of farms: 186 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $199,416
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $142.10
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 97.05%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $145,192
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 22.18%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 2.54%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $62,903
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 90.17%
Average age of principal farm operators: 58 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 9.22
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 1.64%
Corn for grain: 6263 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 1713 harvested acres
Upland cotton: 1787 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 6697 harvested acres
Vegetables: 73 harvested acres

Tornado activity:

Anson County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below North Carolina state average. It is 1834325.9 times below overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused one fatality and 26 injuries recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 5/5/1989, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado killed one person and injured 6 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Anson County-area historical earthquake activity is near North Carolina state average. It is 86% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 156.3 miles away from Anson County center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB) earthquake occurred 143.8 miles away from the county center
On 8/21/1992 at 16:31:55, a magnitude 4.4 (4.1 MB, 4.1 LG, 4.4 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 133.4 miles away from the county center
On 4/13/1998 at 09:56:11, a magnitude 3.9 (3.5 MB, 3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 32.9 miles away from the county center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 308.7 miles away from Anson County center
On 9/25/2006 at 05:44:25, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 MB, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 20.5 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS)

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 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 Tropical Storm Frances, Incident Period: September 07, 2004 to September 12, 2004, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1546: September 10, 2004, FEMA Id: 1546, Natural disaster type: Tropical Storm
  • North Carolina Severe Ice Storm, Incident Period: December 04, 2002 to December 06, 2002, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1448: December 12, 2002, FEMA Id: 1448, Natural disaster type: Ice Storm
  • North Carolina Winter Storm, Incident Period: January 24, 2000 to February 01, 2000, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1312: January 31, 2000, FEMA Id: 1312, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • North Carolina Hurricane Floyd & Irene, Incident Period: September 15, 1999 to November 02, 1999, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1292: September 16, 1999, FEMA Id: 1292, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • North Carolina Hurricane Floyd, Incident Period: September 15, 1999 to October 04, 1999, Emergency Declared EM-3146: September 15, 1999, FEMA Id: 3146, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • North Carolina Hurricane Fran, Incident Period: September 05, 1996 to October 21, 1996, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1134: September 06, 1996, FEMA Id: 1134, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • North Carolina HURRICANE HUGO, Incident Period: September 21, 1989 to September 22, 1989, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-844: September 25, 1989, FEMA Id: 844, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • 2 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Anson County (12) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 7, Drought: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Tornado: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Anson

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 6,838 (82.5%)
  • Carpooled: 1,024 (12.4%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 7 (0.1%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 47 (0.6%)
  • Walked: 137 (1.7%)
  • Worked at home: 168 (2.0%)
Class of Workers in 2017
Most common industries in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (20%)
  • Manufacturing (16%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (3%)

Most common industries for females in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (25%)
  • Manufacturing (19%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Public administration (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)

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


  • Production occupations (21%)
  • Transportation occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (9%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (7%)
  • Material moving occupations (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)

Most common occupations for females in 2017


  • Production occupations (15%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (15%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (11%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (6%)
  • Management occupations (6%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (56%)
  • Laos (13%)
  • Peru (4%)
  • India (4%)
  • Austria (3%)
  • Guatemala (3%)
  • United Kingdom, excluding England and Scotland (3%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Anson County


  • American (10%)
  • English (4%)
  • Scottish (3%)
  • African (2%)
  • German (2%)
  • Irish (2%)
  • Scotch-Irish (2%)

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

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

  • 1,127 people in state prisons
  • 233 people in nursing homes
  • 41 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 11 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 7 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 6 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 2 people in religious group quarters

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

  • 2,190 people in state prisons
  • 179 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 71 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 31 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 12 people in group homes intended for adults
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $40,130.

4.76% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($30,339 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.76%
North Carolina average:

7.88%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
3.22% relocated from other counties in North Carolina ($21,214 average AGI)
1.54% relocated from other states ($9,122 average AGI)
Anson County:

1.54%
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 Union County, NC  1.35% ($31,449 average AGI)
from Chesterfield County, SC  0.48% ($22,447)
from Mecklenburg County, NC  0.38% ($35,500)
from Richmond County, NC  0.34% ($19,370)
from Stanly County, NC  0.34% ($34,778)


4.94% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($30,936 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.94%
North Carolina average:

7.23%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
4.02% relocated to other counties in North Carolina ($25,224 average AGI)
0.92% relocated to other states ($5,715 average AGI)
Anson County:

0.92%
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 Union County, NC  1.33% ($28,538 average AGI)
to Stanly County, NC  0.60% ($39,771)
to Mecklenburg County, NC  0.48% ($15,579)
to Richmond County, NC  0.45% ($25,583)
to Chesterfield County, SC  0.26% ($34,238)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 14.4
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 12.8

Births per 1000 population in Anson County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 11.1
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 11.2
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 10.9

Deaths per 1000 population in Anson County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 13.9
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 13.0

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Anson County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 19.0%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 6.2%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Anson County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Anson County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Anson County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Anson County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Anson County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Anson County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 4,468 (3,295 aged, 1,173 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 593 (10%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

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

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (326)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (275)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (255)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (214)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (132)
  • Generalized and unspecified atherosclerosis (110)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (105)
  • Septicaemia, unspecified (103)
  • Unspecified dementia (96)
  • Unspecified diabetes mellitus, without complications (93)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 16%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 12%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 3.98
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 7,053
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 498
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 49,393

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,126
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 988
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 4

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 12
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 55

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 16

Homicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 146.8. This is more than state average.

Household type by relationship:

Households: 26,091
  • In family households: 19,918 (2,836 male householders, 3,428 female householders)
    4,135 spouses, 6,633 children (6,205 natural, 46 adopted, 386 stepchildren), 1,539 grandchildren, 236 brothers or sisters, 100 parents, 532 other relatives, 501 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 4,314 (1,849 male householders (1,358 living alone)), 1,747 female householders (1,585 living alone)), 724 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 1,830

Size of family households: 2,910 2-persons, 1,220 3-persons, 1,262 4-persons, 338 5-persons, 263 6-persons, 267 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 2,941 1-person, 616 2-persons, 17 3-persons, 20 4-persons.

2,210 married couples with children.
1,627 single-parent households (267 men, 1,360 women).

94.8% of residents of Anson speak English at home.
3.7% of residents speak Spanish at home (74% speak English very well, 9% speak English well, 15% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).
0.4% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% speak English very well).
0.9% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (52% speak English very well, 20% speak English well, 28% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $162,374,000 ($6,467 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $10,963,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $62,860,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $38,694,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $2,022,000
Federal grants: $45,821,000
Federal procurement contracts: $8,016,000 ($7,253,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $4,961,000 ($1,558,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $1,014,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $14,332,000
Federal Government insurance: $3,604,000

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

Births: 1,860
Here:

73 per 1000 residents
State:

72 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 1,541
Here:

60 per 1000 residents
State:

44 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +51
Here:

+2 per 1000 residents
State:

+18 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -112
Here -4 per 1000 residents
State +27 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Anson County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 6.23 millions of gallons per day (all from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.6
State:

6.3

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

5.1
State:

4.5

Year house built in Anson County, North Carolina
  • Year house built in Anson County, North Carolina
  • 1502014 or later
  • 1582010 to 2013
  • 1,0862000 to 2009
  • 2,1171990 to 1999
  • 1,8901980 to 1989
  • 2,0221970 to 1979
  • 1,0721960 to 1969
  • 1,3881950 to 1959
  • 5221940 to 1949
  • 1,2451939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Anson County, North Carolina
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Anson County, North Carolina
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Anson County, North Carolina
  • 221 room
  • 502 rooms
  • 1813 rooms
  • 8434 rooms
  • 1,9285 rooms
  • 1,3896 rooms
  • 9417 rooms
  • 5168 rooms
  • 5439+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Anson County, North Carolina
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Anson County, North Carolina
  • 161 room
  • 692 rooms
  • 4313 rooms
  • 6554 rooms
  • 8615 rooms
  • 7536 rooms
  • 4077 rooms
  • 1128 rooms
  • 989+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Anson County, North Carolina
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Anson County, North Carolina
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Anson County, North Carolina
  • 20no bedroom
  • 1311 bedroom
  • 1,2272 bedrooms
  • 3,9233 bedrooms
  • 8414 bedrooms
  • 2485+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Anson County, North Carolina
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Anson County, North Carolina
  • 25no bedroom
  • 2631 bedroom
  • 1,2072 bedrooms
  • 1,5943 bedrooms
  • 2514 bedrooms
  • 535+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Anson County, North Carolina in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Anson County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Anson County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 389no vehicle
  • 1,5261 vehicle
  • 2,0202 vehicles
  • 1,5633 vehicles
  • 7074 vehicles
  • 2365+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Anson County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Anson County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 565no vehicle
  • 1,5051 vehicle
  • 8792 vehicles
  • 2723 vehicles
  • 1014 vehicles
  • 965+ vehicles

90.1% of Anson County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 33% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 83% lived in North Carolina.

Anson County:

90.1%
State average:

85.1%

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

  • This state: 20,054
  • Other state: 4,975
  • Northeast: 1,429
  • Midwest: 337
  • South: 2,826
  • West: 361
Year householders moved into unit in Anson County, NC
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Anson County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 47.2%Electricity
  • 31.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 9.5%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 5.7%Utility gas
  • 5.7%Wood
  • 0.1%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 68.2%Electricity
  • 13.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 8.5%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 6.7%Utility gas
  • 2.8%Wood
  • 0.4%No fuel used

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 70
Here:

3.0%
North Carolina:

10.1%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 99
Here:

7.0%
North Carolina:

10.3%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 91
Here:

10.1%
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

Anson County government finances - Expenditure in 2016:

  • Charges - Higher Education - Other: $2,391,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $308,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Tuition and Transportation: $275,000
    Higher Education Auxiliary Enterprises: $250,000
  • Construction - Elementary and Secondary Education: $177,000
  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $34,804,000
    Other Higher Education: $20,484,000
    Higher Education Auxiliary Enterprises: $758,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Education: $856,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $255,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $103,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Education: $7,254,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,265,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,662,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $602,000
  • Miscellaneous - Donations From Private Sources: $534,000
    General Revenue - Other: $134,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $116,000
    Sale of Property: $11,000
    Interest Earnings: $6,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Elementary and Secondary Education: $862,000
    Other Higher Education: $456,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $8,473,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $43,567,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $20,542,000

Anson County government finances - Revenue in 2016:

  • Charges - Higher Education - Other: $2,391,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $308,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Tuition and Transportation: $275,000
    Higher Education Auxiliary Enterprises: $250,000
  • Construction - Elementary and Secondary Education: $177,000
  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $34,804,000
    Other Higher Education: $20,484,000
    Higher Education Auxiliary Enterprises: $758,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Education: $856,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $255,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $103,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Education: $7,254,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,265,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,662,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $602,000
  • Miscellaneous - Donations From Private Sources: $534,000
    General Revenue - Other: $134,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $116,000
    Sale of Property: $11,000
    Interest Earnings: $6,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Elementary and Secondary Education: $862,000
    Other Higher Education: $456,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $8,473,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $43,567,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $20,542,000

Anson County government finances - Debt in 2016:

  • Charges - Higher Education - Other: $2,391,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $308,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Tuition and Transportation: $275,000
    Higher Education Auxiliary Enterprises: $250,000
  • Construction - Elementary and Secondary Education: $177,000
  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $34,804,000
    Other Higher Education: $20,484,000
    Higher Education Auxiliary Enterprises: $758,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Education: $856,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $255,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $103,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Education: $7,254,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,265,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,662,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $602,000
  • Miscellaneous - Donations From Private Sources: $534,000
    General Revenue - Other: $134,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $116,000
    Sale of Property: $11,000
    Interest Earnings: $6,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Elementary and Secondary Education: $862,000
    Other Higher Education: $456,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $8,473,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $43,567,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $20,542,000

Anson County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016:

  • Charges - Higher Education - Other: $2,391,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $308,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Tuition and Transportation: $275,000
    Higher Education Auxiliary Enterprises: $250,000
  • Construction - Elementary and Secondary Education: $177,000
  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $34,804,000
    Other Higher Education: $20,484,000
    Higher Education Auxiliary Enterprises: $758,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Education: $856,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $255,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $103,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Education: $7,254,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,265,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,662,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $602,000
  • Miscellaneous - Donations From Private Sources: $534,000
    General Revenue - Other: $134,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $116,000
    Sale of Property: $11,000
    Interest Earnings: $6,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Elementary and Secondary Education: $862,000
    Other Higher Education: $456,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $8,473,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $43,567,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $20,542,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 1,098
  • Number of aged recipients: 116
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 982
  • Number of recipients under 18: 235
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 615
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 248
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 450
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 456
Most common first names in Anson County, NC among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James35170.4 years
Mary25777.8 years
John23272.6 years
William22271.6 years
Robert15871.1 years
Annie11676.3 years
Charles10869.5 years
Henry9672.7 years
George8774.9 years
Willie8271.8 years
Most common last names in Anson County, NC among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Little22073.7 years
Bennett14473.9 years
Smith14372.7 years
Thomas12175.4 years
Gaddy11274.3 years
Horne10377.1 years
Ratliff9476.0 years
Williams9472.0 years
Carpenter8871.8 years
Allen8372.2 years
Businesses in Anson County, NC
NameCountNameCount
Advance Auto Parts1McDonald's1
Arby's1New Balance1
AutoZone1Pizza Hut1
Burger King1SONIC Drive-In1
CVS1Subway2
Domino's Pizza1T-Mobile1
Dunkin Donuts1U-Haul1
FedEx1UPS1
Ford1Waffle House1
H&R Block1Walmart1
KFC1Wendy's1
Lane Furniture1

Anson County on our top lists:

  • #90 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating from other counties between 2010 and 2011"