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Surry County, North Carolina (NC)

County population in 2019: 71,783 (31% urban, 69% rural); it was 71,219 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 12,623
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 9,123
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 21,687
Renter-occupied apartments: 8,168 (it was 6,721 in 2000)
% of renters here:

24%
State:

33%

Land area: 537 sq. mi.

Water area: 1.3 sq. mi.

Population density: 134 people per square mile   (average).

March 2019 cost of living index in Surry County: 80.1 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (23.2%), Educational, health and social services (16.6%), Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing (11.9%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 76%
  • Government: 2%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 23%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Surry County, NC (2019)
    • 61,08085.8%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 8,11011.4%Hispanic or Latino
    • 2,6393.7%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 6330.9%Two or more races
    • 4320.6%Asian alone
    • 2310.3%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 1190.2%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 400.06%Some other race alone
Median resident age:

44.3 years
North Carolina median age:

39.1 years
Males: 35,299  (49.2%)
Females: 36,484  (50.8%)
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Average household size:
Surry County:

2.0 people
North Carolina:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2019: $49,250 ($33,046 in 1999)
This county:

$49,250
North Carolina:

$57,341

Median contract rent in 2019 for apartments: $444 (lower quartile is $367, upper quartile is $522)
This county:

$444
State:

$755


Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $135,100 (it was $78,800 in 2000)
Surry:

$135,100
North Carolina:

$193,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $87,100 - $203,400

Mean price in 2019:

Detached houses: $217,691
Here:

$217,691
State:

$265,100

Townhouses or other attached units: $189,385
Here:

$189,385
State:

$217,635

In 2-unit structures: $121,908
Here:

$121,908
State:

$185,455

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $90,570
Here:

$90,570
State:

$181,079

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $57,528
Here:

$57,528
State:

$231,999

Mobile homes: $78,102
Here:

$78,102
State:

$77,551

Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $85,417
Here:

$85,417
State:

$376,925

Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $996
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $337

Institutionalized population: 676

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

  • Murders: 1
  • Rapes: 5
  • Robberies: 12
  • Assaults: 135
  • Burglaries: 560
  • Thefts: 659
  • Auto thefts: 155

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

  • Murders: 3
  • Rapes: 4
  • Robberies: 11
  • Assaults: 140
  • Burglaries: 517
  • Thefts: 684
  • Auto thefts: 141
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 219 buildings, average cost: $113,100
  • 1998: 278 buildings, average cost: $109,500
  • 1999: 207 buildings, average cost: $128,200
  • 2000: 214 buildings, average cost: $124,500
  • 2001: 213 buildings, average cost: $125,900
  • 2002: 226 buildings, average cost: $127,700
  • 2003: 221 buildings, average cost: $130,600
  • 2004: 228 buildings, average cost: $143,900
  • 2005: 188 buildings, average cost: $149,600
  • 2006: 295 buildings, average cost: $144,200
  • 2007: 177 buildings, average cost: $164,000
  • 2008: 186 buildings, average cost: $156,500
  • 2009: 99 buildings, average cost: $175,400
  • 2010: 88 buildings, average cost: $201,800
  • 2011: 83 buildings, average cost: $206,700
  • 2012: 74 buildings, average cost: $193,400
  • 2013: 80 buildings, average cost: $216,500
  • 2014: 73 buildings, average cost: $218,800
  • 2015: 92 buildings, average cost: $193,600
  • 2016: 89 buildings, average cost: $221,700
  • 2017: 113 buildings, average cost: $226,500
  • 2018: 99 buildings, average cost: $235,500
  • 2019: 98 buildings, average cost: $171,700
Number of permits per 10,000 Surry, NC residents
Average permit cost in Surry, NC
Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $918 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $829 (0.6%)

Distribution of median household income in Surry, NC in 2019
Distribution of house value in Surry, NC in 2019
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Surry, NC in 2019
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 16.6%
Surry County:

16.6%
North Carolina:

13.6%
(15.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 23.5% for Black residents, 23.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 24.7% for American Indian residents, 50.4% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 29.7% for other race residents, 12.4% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2019: 44.3 years old
(Males: 42.7 years old, Females: 46.2 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 47.8 years old, Black residents: 48.9 years old, American Indian residents: 43.9 years old, Asian residents: 29.5 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 22.5 years old, Other race residents: 20.8 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Surry County is $452 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $503 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $672 a month.

Cities in this county include: Mount Airy, Elkin, Toast, Dobson, Pilot Mountain, White Plains, Lowgap.

Surry County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in Surry County: Gatlington Landing (A), Dowry Landing (B), Macks Wharf (C), Roberts Landing (D), Bond Landing (E), Hurdle Landing (F), Oldtown Landing (G), Sandy Field Landing (H), Vivian (I), Cady Landing (J). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: Farm Fresh Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Surry County include: Ebenezer Gospel Church (A), Harrell Church (B), Walton Grove Church (C), Kittrells Church (D), Ballards Grove Church (E), Union Branch Church (F), Lebanon Grove Church (G), Zion Church (H), Sycamore Hill Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Jones Cemetery (1), Mathias Cemetery (2), Winslow Cemetery (3), Askew Cemetery (4), Riddick Cemetery (5). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes, reservoirs, and swamps: Acorn Hill Millpond (A), Hunters Millpond (B), Jones Millpond (C), Lillys Millpond (D), Taylor Millpond (E), Merchants Millpond (F), Big Branch (G), Jones Swamps (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Buckland Mill Branch (A), Cole Creek (B), Corapeake Swamp (C), Cypress Swamp (D), Beef Creek (E), Goose Creek (F), Barnes Creek (G), Adams Swamp (H), Taylor Swamp (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Surry County: Merchants Millpond State Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Neighboring counties: Carter County, Tennessee , Gates County , Northampton County , Watauga County , Wilson County, Tennessee , Washington County, Virginia , Wayne County, Kentucky .

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

5.2%
North Carolina:

6.1%

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

Current college students: 2,652
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 82.2%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 18.2%

Number of foreign born residents: 3,872 (18.3% naturalized citizens)

Surry County:

5.4%
Whole state:

8.4%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 5652010 or later
  • 1,2392000 to 2009
  • 1,3461990 to 1999
  • 1,0131980 to 1989
  • 2121970 to 1979
  • 163Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.5 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 74.2%

Surry County marital status for males Surry County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 23,355
  • One, attached: 549
  • Two: 1,055
  • 3 or 4: 628
  • 5 to 9: 1,170
  • 10 to 19: 237
  • 20 to 49: 281
  • 50 or more: 81
  • Mobile homes: 7,061

Housing units in Surry County with a mortgage: 11,411 (44 second mortgage, 1,489 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 9,288

Here:

55.0% with mortgage
State:

63.2% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Surry County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant30,036122
Mainline Protestant7,09946
Other1,4265
Catholic8921
Black Protestant4274
None34,239-
Surry 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: 16
Surry County:

2.22 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.05 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Here:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 5
This county:

0.69 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 48
Surry County:

6.65 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

4.75 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 63
This county:

8.73 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.57 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Surry County:

10.7%
North Carolina:

9.8%

Adult obesity rate:
Surry County:

27.5%
State:

28.3%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

15.0%
State:

15.6%

Agriculture in Surry County:

Average size of farms: 102 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $70,275
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $539.19
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 2.44%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 75.86%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $53,384
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 30.90%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 4.56%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $71,433
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 92.35%
Average age of principal farm operators: 54 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 19.38
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 4.00%
Corn for grain: 4884 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 1667 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 7032 harvested acres
Vegetables: 235 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 364 acres

Tornado activity:

Surry County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below North Carolina state average. It is 10652146.3 times below overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused 2 fatalities and 10 injuries recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 3/28/1984, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado killed 2 people and injured 10 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Surry County-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above North Carolina state average. It is 17% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/9/2020 at 12:07:37, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MW, Depth: 4.7 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 23.8 miles away from Surry County center
On 8/23/2011 at 17:51:04, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.7 mi) earthquake occurred 182.1 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) earthquake occurred 217.9 miles away from the county center
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 204.7 miles away from the county center
On 11/2/2006 at 17:53:02, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 87.3 miles away from Surry County center
On 11/23/2006 at 10:42:57, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB) earthquake occurred 88.0 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • North Carolina Covid-19 Pandemic, Incident Period: January 20, 2020, FEMA Id: 4487, Natural disaster type: Other
  • North Carolina Tropical Storm Michael, Incident Period: October 10, 2018 - October 12, 2018, FEMA Id: 4412, Natural disaster type: Tropical Storm
  • 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 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 Storms/Flooding, Incident Period: February 02, 1996 to February 09, 1996, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1103: February 23, 1996, FEMA Id: 1103, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • North Carolina Blizzard, Incident Period: January 06, 1996 to January 12, 1996, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1087: January 13, 1996, FEMA Id: 1087, Natural disaster type: Blizzard
  • North Carolina Severe Snowfall and Winter Storm, Incident Period: March 13, 1993 to March 17, 1993, Emergency Declared EM-3110: March 17, 1993, FEMA Id: 3110, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm, Snowfall
  • 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
  • North Carolina SEVERE STORMS, FLOODING, Incident Period: September 29, 1979, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-605: September 29, 1979, FEMA Id: 605, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • North Carolina Drought, Incident Period: August 11, 1977, Emergency Declared EM-3049: August 11, 1977, FEMA Id: 3049, Natural disaster type: Drought
  • 1 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Surry County (11) is smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 3, Droughts: 2, Floods: 2, Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Freeze: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Surry

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 27,176 (85.6%)
  • Carpooled: 2,787 (8.8%)
  • Bus: 60 (0.2%)
  • Ferryboat: 16 (0.1%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 348 (1.1%)
  • Bicycle: 12 (0.0%)
  • Walked: 245 (0.8%)
  • Worked at home: 886 (2.8%)
Class of Workers in 2019
Most common industries in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (25%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)

Most common industries for females in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (26%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Manufacturing (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)

Most common occupations in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2019


  • Construction and extraction occupations (15%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Transportation occupations (9%)
  • Production occupations (9%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (8%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (5%)

Most common occupations for females in 2019


  • Office and administrative support occupations (19%)
  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (14%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (7%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (6%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (66%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (3%)
  • Vietnam (3%)
  • Guatemala (2%)
  • India (2%)
  • El Salvador (2%)
  • Portugal (1%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Surry County


  • American (50%)
  • English (7%)
  • Irish (3%)
  • German (3%)
  • Scotch-Irish (2%)
  • European (1%)
  • Italian (1%)

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

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

  • 886 people in nursing homes
  • 116 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 79 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 61 people in training schools for juvenile delinquents
  • 45 people in homes for the physically handicapped
  • 33 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 27 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 8 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 8 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 6 people in wards in general hospitals for patients who have no usual home elsewhere

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

  • 472 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 126 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 85 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 66 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 38 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 34 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 28 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 12 people in in-patient hospice facilities
  • 9 people in other noninstitutional facilities
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $50,695.

4.71% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($44,805 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.71%
North Carolina average:

7.88%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
2.77% relocated from other counties in North Carolina ($27,896 average AGI)
1.94% relocated from other states ($16,909 average AGI)
Surry County:

1.94%
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 Forsyth County, NC  0.47% ($52,083 average AGI)
from Stokes County, NC  0.45% ($37,478)
from Wilkes County, NC  0.39% ($70,929)
from Yadkin County, NC  0.37% ($33,871)
from Carroll County, VA  0.22% ($30,929)
from Patrick County, VA  0.17% ($30,023)
from Guilford County, NC  0.12% ($36,548)


4.54% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($36,368 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.54%
North Carolina average:

7.23%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
3.04% relocated to other counties in North Carolina ($25,032 average AGI)
1.50% relocated to other states ($11,335 average AGI)
Surry County:

1.50%
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 Forsyth County, NC  0.67% ($40,726 average AGI)
to Stokes County, NC  0.46% ($36,207)
to Yadkin County, NC  0.44% ($27,721)
to Wilkes County, NC  0.35% ($31,843)
to Carroll County, VA  0.19% ($29,896)
to Patrick County, VA  0.13% ($31,281)
to Guilford County, NC  0.12% ($37,645)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 13.1
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 12.7

Births per 1000 population in Surry County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 10.3
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 11.0
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2019: 12.1

Deaths per 1000 population in Surry County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 7.5
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 6.4

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Surry County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2018: 15.2%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2018: 6.3%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Surry County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Surry County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Surry County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Surry County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Surry County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Surry County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 14,015 (11,027 aged, 2,988 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 2,374 (14%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

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

  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (1,288)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (1,016)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (993)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (894)
  • Unspecified dementia (743)
  • Alzheimer disease, unspecified (707)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (577)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (402)
  • Congestive heart failure (375)
  • Septicaemia, unspecified (255)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 15%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 14%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 2.77
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 11,433
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 461
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 63,500

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,234
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,061
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 6

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 31
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 87

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 11

Crimes per 100,000 population in 1996: 1

Homicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 63.7. This is less than state average.

Mechanisms of homicide
Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 47.8
  • Other - 15.9

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 197.1. This is more than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide
Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 139.4
  • Other - 57.7

Household type by relationship:

Households: 71,783
  • Male householders: 15,122 (3,800 living alone), Female householders: 13,286 (4,411 living alone)
  • 14,582 spouses (14,454 opposite-sex spouses), 1,431 unmarried partners, (1,374 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 20,410 children (18,360 natural, 333 adopted, 1,717 stepchildren), 1,409 grandchildren, 1,417 brothers or sisters, 1,019 parents, 161 foster children, 685 other relatives, 1,280 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 981

Size of family households: 9,717 2-persons, 4,973 3-persons, 2,587 4-persons, 1,243 5-persons, 293 6-persons, 726 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 8,211 1-person, 532 2-persons, 126 3-persons.

7,489 married couples with children.
5,453 single-parent households (2,401 men, 3,052 women).

89.9% of residents of Surry speak English at home.
9.3% of residents speak Spanish at home (59% speak English very well, 22% speak English well, 11% speak English not well, 8% don't speak English at all).
0.4% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (71% speak English very well, 24% speak English well, 1% speak English not well, 3% don't speak English at all).
0.4% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (47% speak English very well, 22% speak English well, 31% speak English not well).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (83% speak English very well, 18% speak English well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $384,917,000 ($5,324 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $6,372,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $190,227,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $91,121,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $2,689,000
Federal grants: $88,092,000
Federal procurement contracts: $2,471,000 ($228,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $10,317,000 ($400,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $474,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $23,746,000
Federal Government insurance: $19,438,000

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

Births: 4,847
Here:

67 per 1000 residents
State:

72 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 4,022
Here:

55 per 1000 residents
State:

44 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +1,160
Here:

+16 per 1000 residents
State:

+18 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -514
Here -7 per 1000 residents
State +27 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Surry County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 8.11 millions of gallons per day (3% from ground, 97% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.9
State:

6.4

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.5
State:

4.4

Year house built in Surry County, North Carolina
  • Year house built in Surry County, North Carolina
  • 9872014 or later
  • 6362010 to 2013
  • 3,0292000 to 2009
  • 6,8081990 to 1999
  • 4,4701980 to 1989
  • 5,0291970 to 1979
  • 4,7681960 to 1969
  • 3,8121950 to 1959
  • 1,8911940 to 1949
  • 2,9871939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Surry County, North Carolina
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Surry County, North Carolina
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Surry County, North Carolina
  • 01 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 6133 rooms
  • 2,5094 rooms
  • 5,1015 rooms
  • 4,7616 rooms
  • 2,7897 rooms
  • 2,0528 rooms
  • 2,8749+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Surry County, North Carolina
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Surry County, North Carolina
  • 1041 room
  • 852 rooms
  • 1,6823 rooms
  • 2,0414 rooms
  • 2,6465 rooms
  • 5496 rooms
  • 2207 rooms
  • 2488 rooms
  • 1349+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Surry County, North Carolina
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Surry County, North Carolina
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Surry County, North Carolina
  • 0no bedroom
  • 3621 bedroom
  • 5,1912 bedrooms
  • 12,3863 bedrooms
  • 2,1294 bedrooms
  • 6315+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Surry County, North Carolina
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Surry County, North Carolina
  • 104no bedroom
  • 1,2011 bedroom
  • 3,1352 bedrooms
  • 2,8583 bedrooms
  • 4114 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Surry County, North Carolina in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Surry County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Surry County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 791no vehicle
  • 4,0391 vehicle
  • 7,8142 vehicles
  • 5,2133 vehicles
  • 1,7874 vehicles
  • 1,0555+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Surry County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Surry County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 1,247no vehicle
  • 4,0111 vehicle
  • 1,8852 vehicles
  • 4443 vehicles
  • 734 vehicles
  • 495+ vehicles

93.0% of Surry 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, 57% lived in North Carolina.

Surry County:

93.0%
State average:

84.8%

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

  • This state: 49,709
  • Other state: 17,810
  • Northeast: 3,852
  • Midwest: 1,492
  • South: 10,399
  • West: 2,067
Year householders moved into unit in Surry County, NC
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Surry County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 68.2%Electricity
  • 11.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 10.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 5.3%Wood
  • 2.4%Utility gas
  • 1.9%No fuel used
  • 0.5%Other fuel
  • 0.2%Solar energy
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 80.4%Electricity
  • 10.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 6.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.3%Utility gas
  • 0.9%Other fuel
  • 0.3%Wood

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 378
Here:

5.4%
North Carolina:

11.4%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 266
Here:

7.2%
North Carolina:

9.1%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 342
Here:

14.2%
North Carolina:

19.1%

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

Surry County government finances - Expenditure in 2018:

  • Assistance and Subsidies - Public Welfare, Cash Assistance Programs - Other: $2,183,000
  • Charges - Hospital Public: $97,877,000
    Solid Waste Management: $2,663,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $2,200,000
    Higher Education - Other: $2,179,000
    Other: $961,000
    Higher Education Auxiliary Enterprises: $938,000
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $548,000
    Air Transportation: $151,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Tuition and Transportation: $118,000
    Sewerage: $19,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $3,000
  • Construction - Other Higher Education: $2,658,000
    General Public Buildings: $2,369,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $1,429,000
    Housing and Community Development: $546,000
  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $103,978,000
    Hospitals: $84,421,000
    Other Higher Education: $24,544,000
    Health - Other: $13,057,000
    Police Protection: $8,168,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $6,417,000
    Correctional Institutions: $3,034,000
    Solid Waste Management: $2,490,000
    Libraries: $2,429,000
    Financial Administration: $2,388,000
    Central Staff Services: $2,155,000
    General - Other: $2,069,000
    General Public Buildings: $1,378,000
    Higher Education Auxiliary Enterprises: $1,366,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $1,077,000
    Parks and Recreation: $652,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $594,000
    Housing and Community Development: $383,000
    Local Fire Protection: $259,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $164,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Education: $1,195,000
    Other: $644,000
    General Local Government Support: $9,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $3,200,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Local Fire Protection: $2,893,000
    Other - Housing and Community Development: $744,000
    Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $496,000
    Other - Libraries: $479,000
    Other - Air Transportation: $343,000
    Other - Health - Other: $330,000
    Other - General - Other: $318,000
    Other - Water Utilities: $222,000
    Other - Parks and Recreation: $90,000
    Other - Police Protection: $49,000
    Other - Public Welfare - Other: $36,000
    Other - Natural Resources - Other: $19,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Education: $2,947,000
    Other: $2,063,000
    Health and Hospitals: $379,000
  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $57,183,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $56,959,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $23,955,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $23,732,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $2,044,000
    General Revenue - Other: $1,683,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $784,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $751,000
    Sale of Property: $364,000
    Rents: $158,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Hospitals: $4,682,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $2,147,000
    Solid Waste Management: $604,000
    Other Higher Education: $473,000
    Central Staff Services: $348,000
    Health - Other: $319,000
    Police Protection: $258,000
    Libraries: $84,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $42,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $36,000
    Housing and Community Development: $27,000
    Correctional Institutions: $21,000
    Financial Administration: $10,000
    General Public Building: $6,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $79,248,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $290,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $5,563,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $104,555,000
    Public Welfare: $8,482,000
    Other: $5,504,000
    Health and Hospitals: $2,300,000
    Housing and Community Development: $1,609,000
    General Local Government Support: $1,086,000
  • Tax - Property: $35,013,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $18,066,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $3,552,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $523,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $435,000
    Other License: $159,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $103,960,000

Surry County government finances - Revenue in 2018:

  • Assistance and Subsidies - Public Welfare, Cash Assistance Programs - Other: $2,183,000
  • Charges - Hospital Public: $97,877,000
    Solid Waste Management: $2,663,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $2,200,000
    Higher Education - Other: $2,179,000
    Other: $961,000
    Higher Education Auxiliary Enterprises: $938,000
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $548,000
    Air Transportation: $151,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Tuition and Transportation: $118,000
    Sewerage: $19,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $3,000
  • Construction - Other Higher Education: $2,658,000
    General Public Buildings: $2,369,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $1,429,000
    Housing and Community Development: $546,000
  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $103,978,000
    Hospitals: $84,421,000
    Other Higher Education: $24,544,000
    Health - Other: $13,057,000
    Police Protection: $8,168,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $6,417,000
    Correctional Institutions: $3,034,000
    Solid Waste Management: $2,490,000
    Libraries: $2,429,000
    Financial Administration: $2,388,000
    Central Staff Services: $2,155,000
    General - Other: $2,069,000
    General Public Buildings: $1,378,000
    Higher Education Auxiliary Enterprises: $1,366,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $1,077,000
    Parks and Recreation: $652,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $594,000
    Housing and Community Development: $383,000
    Local Fire Protection: $259,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $164,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Education: $1,195,000
    Other: $644,000
    General Local Government Support: $9,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $3,200,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Local Fire Protection: $2,893,000
    Other - Housing and Community Development: $744,000
    Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $496,000
    Other - Libraries: $479,000
    Other - Air Transportation: $343,000
    Other - Health - Other: $330,000
    Other - General - Other: $318,000
    Other - Water Utilities: $222,000
    Other - Parks and Recreation: $90,000
    Other - Police Protection: $49,000
    Other - Public Welfare - Other: $36,000
    Other - Natural Resources - Other: $19,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Education: $2,947,000
    Other: $2,063,000
    Health and Hospitals: $379,000
  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $57,183,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $56,959,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $23,955,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $23,732,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $2,044,000
    General Revenue - Other: $1,683,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $784,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $751,000
    Sale of Property: $364,000
    Rents: $158,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Hospitals: $4,682,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $2,147,000
    Solid Waste Management: $604,000
    Other Higher Education: $473,000
    Central Staff Services: $348,000
    Health - Other: $319,000
    Police Protection: $258,000
    Libraries: $84,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $42,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $36,000
    Housing and Community Development: $27,000
    Correctional Institutions: $21,000
    Financial Administration: $10,000
    General Public Building: $6,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $79,248,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $290,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $5,563,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $104,555,000
    Public Welfare: $8,482,000
    Other: $5,504,000
    Health and Hospitals: $2,300,000
    Housing and Community Development: $1,609,000
    General Local Government Support: $1,086,000
  • Tax - Property: $35,013,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $18,066,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $3,552,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $523,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $435,000
    Other License: $159,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $103,960,000

Surry County government finances - Debt in 2018:

  • Assistance and Subsidies - Public Welfare, Cash Assistance Programs - Other: $2,183,000
  • Charges - Hospital Public: $97,877,000
    Solid Waste Management: $2,663,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $2,200,000
    Higher Education - Other: $2,179,000
    Other: $961,000
    Higher Education Auxiliary Enterprises: $938,000
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $548,000
    Air Transportation: $151,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Tuition and Transportation: $118,000
    Sewerage: $19,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $3,000
  • Construction - Other Higher Education: $2,658,000
    General Public Buildings: $2,369,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $1,429,000
    Housing and Community Development: $546,000
  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $103,978,000
    Hospitals: $84,421,000
    Other Higher Education: $24,544,000
    Health - Other: $13,057,000
    Police Protection: $8,168,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $6,417,000
    Correctional Institutions: $3,034,000
    Solid Waste Management: $2,490,000
    Libraries: $2,429,000
    Financial Administration: $2,388,000
    Central Staff Services: $2,155,000
    General - Other: $2,069,000
    General Public Buildings: $1,378,000
    Higher Education Auxiliary Enterprises: $1,366,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $1,077,000
    Parks and Recreation: $652,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $594,000
    Housing and Community Development: $383,000
    Local Fire Protection: $259,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $164,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Education: $1,195,000
    Other: $644,000
    General Local Government Support: $9,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $3,200,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Local Fire Protection: $2,893,000
    Other - Housing and Community Development: $744,000
    Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $496,000
    Other - Libraries: $479,000
    Other - Air Transportation: $343,000
    Other - Health - Other: $330,000
    Other - General - Other: $318,000
    Other - Water Utilities: $222,000
    Other - Parks and Recreation: $90,000
    Other - Police Protection: $49,000
    Other - Public Welfare - Other: $36,000
    Other - Natural Resources - Other: $19,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Education: $2,947,000
    Other: $2,063,000
    Health and Hospitals: $379,000
  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $57,183,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $56,959,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $23,955,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $23,732,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $2,044,000
    General Revenue - Other: $1,683,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $784,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $751,000
    Sale of Property: $364,000
    Rents: $158,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Hospitals: $4,682,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $2,147,000
    Solid Waste Management: $604,000
    Other Higher Education: $473,000
    Central Staff Services: $348,000
    Health - Other: $319,000
    Police Protection: $258,000
    Libraries: $84,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $42,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $36,000
    Housing and Community Development: $27,000
    Correctional Institutions: $21,000
    Financial Administration: $10,000
    General Public Building: $6,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $79,248,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $290,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $5,563,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $104,555,000
    Public Welfare: $8,482,000
    Other: $5,504,000
    Health and Hospitals: $2,300,000
    Housing and Community Development: $1,609,000
    General Local Government Support: $1,086,000
  • Tax - Property: $35,013,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $18,066,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $3,552,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $523,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $435,000
    Other License: $159,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $103,960,000

Surry County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2018:

  • Assistance and Subsidies - Public Welfare, Cash Assistance Programs - Other: $2,183,000
  • Charges - Hospital Public: $97,877,000
    Solid Waste Management: $2,663,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $2,200,000
    Higher Education - Other: $2,179,000
    Other: $961,000
    Higher Education Auxiliary Enterprises: $938,000
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $548,000
    Air Transportation: $151,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Tuition and Transportation: $118,000
    Sewerage: $19,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $3,000
  • Construction - Other Higher Education: $2,658,000
    General Public Buildings: $2,369,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $1,429,000
    Housing and Community Development: $546,000
  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $103,978,000
    Hospitals: $84,421,000
    Other Higher Education: $24,544,000
    Health - Other: $13,057,000
    Police Protection: $8,168,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $6,417,000
    Correctional Institutions: $3,034,000
    Solid Waste Management: $2,490,000
    Libraries: $2,429,000
    Financial Administration: $2,388,000
    Central Staff Services: $2,155,000
    General - Other: $2,069,000
    General Public Buildings: $1,378,000
    Higher Education Auxiliary Enterprises: $1,366,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $1,077,000
    Parks and Recreation: $652,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $594,000
    Housing and Community Development: $383,000
    Local Fire Protection: $259,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $164,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Education: $1,195,000
    Other: $644,000
    General Local Government Support: $9,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $3,200,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Local Fire Protection: $2,893,000
    Other - Housing and Community Development: $744,000
    Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $496,000
    Other - Libraries: $479,000
    Other - Air Transportation: $343,000
    Other - Health - Other: $330,000
    Other - General - Other: $318,000
    Other - Water Utilities: $222,000
    Other - Parks and Recreation: $90,000
    Other - Police Protection: $49,000
    Other - Public Welfare - Other: $36,000
    Other - Natural Resources - Other: $19,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Education: $2,947,000
    Other: $2,063,000
    Health and Hospitals: $379,000
  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $57,183,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $56,959,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $23,955,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $23,732,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $2,044,000
    General Revenue - Other: $1,683,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $784,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $751,000
    Sale of Property: $364,000
    Rents: $158,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Hospitals: $4,682,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $2,147,000
    Solid Waste Management: $604,000
    Other Higher Education: $473,000
    Central Staff Services: $348,000
    Health - Other: $319,000
    Police Protection: $258,000
    Libraries: $84,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $42,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $36,000
    Housing and Community Development: $27,000
    Correctional Institutions: $21,000
    Financial Administration: $10,000
    General Public Building: $6,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $79,248,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $290,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $5,563,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $104,555,000
    Public Welfare: $8,482,000
    Other: $5,504,000
    Health and Hospitals: $2,300,000
    Housing and Community Development: $1,609,000
    General Local Government Support: $1,086,000
  • Tax - Property: $35,013,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $18,066,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $3,552,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $523,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $435,000
    Other License: $159,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $103,960,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 1,949
  • Number of aged recipients: 315
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 1,634
  • Number of recipients under 18: 220
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 1,145
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 584
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 969
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 756
Most common first names in Surry County, NC among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James64971.5 years
William53874.0 years
John49275.4 years
Mary47978.0 years
Robert34371.8 years
George20675.0 years
Charles19169.3 years
Thomas19073.1 years
Walter15375.6 years
Annie15281.0 years
Most common last names in Surry County, NC among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith37376.6 years
Johnson29676.7 years
Jones23374.2 years
Collins18371.8 years
Simmons17275.4 years
Bowman16173.2 years
Martin16077.3 years
Edwards15074.4 years
Davis14474.8 years
Hiatt13374.2 years
Businesses in Surry County, NC
NameCountNameCount
AT&T3Lowe's2
Advance Auto Parts5Marriott1
Arby's1MasterBrand Cabinets2
AutoZone2Maurices1
Bath & Body Works2McDonald's6
Best Western1Microtel1
Blockbuster1Nike2
Burger King3Nissan1
CVS3Papa John's Pizza1
Chevrolet1Payless1
Circle K2Penske1
Dairy Queen1Pizza Hut2
Decora Cabinetry1Quality2
Domino's Pizza2RadioShack1
Dunkin Donuts6Rite Aid2
FedEx13Ruby Tuesday1
Ford3Rue211
GNC2SAS Shoes1
GameStop1SONIC Drive-In2
H&R Block3Staples1
Hardee's3Subaru1
Hilton2Subway9
Holiday Inn1T-Mobile2
JCPenney1Taco Bell2
Jones New York1The Room Place1
KFC2Toyota1
Kincaid3U-Haul4
Kmart1U.S. Cellular3
Knights Inn1UPS13
La-Z-Boy3Waffle House1
Lane Furniture2Walgreens2
Little Caesars Pizza1Walmart2
Long John Silver's1Wendy's2

Surry County on our top lists:

  • #73 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the smallest number of children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #79 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest ground withdrawal of fresh water for public supply (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #99 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"