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Vance County, North Carolina (NC)

County population in 2021: 43,407 (46% urban, 54% rural); it was 42,954 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 6,588
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 4,177
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 10,726
Renter-occupied apartments: 6,630 (it was 5,473 in 2000)
% of renters here:

34%
State:

33%

Land area: 254 sq. mi.

Water area: 16.3 sq. mi.

Population density: 171 people per square mile   (high).

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

Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (23.3%), Manufacturing (15.0%), Retail trade (14.1%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 78%
  • Government: 17%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 5%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Vance County, NC (2021)
    • 19,77345.9%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 16,39938.1%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 3,6978.6%Hispanic or Latino
    • 2,4235.6%Two or more races
    • 4121.0%Asian alone
    • 3890.9%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
Median resident age:

41.4 years
North Carolina median age:

39.4 years
Males: 20,310  (46.8%)
Females: 23,097  (53.2%)
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Average household size:
Vance County:

2.0 people
North Carolina:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2021: $46,331 ($31,301 in 1999)
This county:

$46,331
North Carolina:

$61,972

Median contract rent in 2021 for apartments: $530 (lower quartile is $393, upper quartile is $682)
This county:

$530
State:

$850


Estimated median house or condo value in 2021: $135,663 (it was $70,800 in 2000)
Vance:

$135,663
North Carolina:

$236,900
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $78,015 - $205,040

Mean price in 2021:

Detached houses: $186,521
Here:

$186,521
State:

$316,354

Townhouses or other attached units: $201,657
Here:

$201,657
State:

$269,203

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $131,584
Here:

$131,584
State:

$189,814

Mobile homes: $86,928
Here:

$86,928
State:

$90,232

Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,153
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $402

Institutionalized population: 399

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

  • Murders: 9
  • Rapes: 8
  • Robberies: 6
  • Assaults: 101
  • Burglaries: 197
  • Thefts: 274
  • Auto thefts: 40

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

  • Murders: 3
  • Rapes: 18
  • Robberies: 23
  • Assaults: 155
  • Burglaries: 173
  • Thefts: 240
  • Auto thefts: 52
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2021: 166 buildings, average cost: $163,400
  • 2020: 87 buildings, average cost: $179,300
  • 2019: 42 buildings, average cost: $184,800
  • 2018: 44 buildings, average cost: $179,400
  • 2017: 60 buildings, average cost: $162,400
  • 2016: 35 buildings, average cost: $162,000
  • 2015: 74 buildings, average cost: $94,200
  • 2014: 26 buildings, average cost: $166,000
  • 2013: 30 buildings, average cost: $148,700
  • 2012: 35 buildings, average cost: $140,300
  • 2011: 36 buildings, average cost: $150,100
  • 2010: 43 buildings, average cost: $183,600
  • 2009: 47 buildings, average cost: $140,800
  • 2008: 80 buildings, average cost: $152,500
  • 2007: 90 buildings, average cost: $161,200
  • 2006: 105 buildings, average cost: $138,700
  • 2005: 118 buildings, average cost: $156,900
  • 2004: 122 buildings, average cost: $138,700
  • 2003: 146 buildings, average cost: $132,800
  • 2002: 126 buildings, average cost: $120,800
  • 2001: 115 buildings, average cost: $125,300
  • 2000: 136 buildings, average cost: $107,900
  • 1999: 105 buildings, average cost: $117,500
  • 1998: 105 buildings, average cost: $97,300
  • 1997: 105 buildings, average cost: $134,300
Number of permits per 10,000 Vance, NC residents
Average permit cost in Vance, 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 2021: $1,210 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2021: $1,028 (0.9%)

Distribution of median household income in Vance, NC in 2021
Distribution of house value in Vance, NC in 2021
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Vance, NC in 2021
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2021: 19.1%
Vance County:

19.1%
North Carolina:

13.4%
(11.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 26.2% for Black residents, 17.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 47.6% for American Indian residents, 17.3% for other race residents, 5.2% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2021: 41.4 years old
(Males: 38.5 years old, Females: 43.2 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 50.4 years old, Black residents: 38.2 years old, American Indian residents: 41.3 years old, Asian residents: 29.1 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 22.9 years old, Other race residents: 23.1 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Vance County is $418 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $503 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $603 a month.

Cities in this county include: Henderson, South Henderson, Middleburg, Kittrell.

Vance 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 Vance County: Chinqua-Penn Camp (A), Dan Valley Golf Club (B), Intelligence (C), Guilrock Camp (D), Wolf Island Racetrack (E), Powells Store (F), Mayodan Camp (G), Harrisons Crossroads (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: Eden Plaza Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Vance County include: Greenwood Presbyterian Church (A), Grooms Chapel (B), Guerrant Springs Church (C), Hayes Chapel (D), Hickory Grove United Methodist Church (E), High Rock Church (F), Hillview Church (G), Howards Chapel (H), Jones Chapel (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Gibson Cemetery (1), Eden Gardens Cemetery (2), Elm Grove Cemetery (3), Llewellyn Cemetery (4), Martin Cemetery (5), Pleasantville Cemetery (6), Providence Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Lake Wade (A), Hester Lake (B), Tuttles Lake (C), Lake Lamar (D), Reidsville Quarry Lake (E), Talleys Lake (F), Hesters Lake (G), Clarks Lake (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Fishing Creek (A), Fall Creek (B), Eurins Creek (C), Candy Creek (D), Dry Creek (E), Covenant Branch (F), Cascade Creek (G), Carroll Creek (H), Buckhorn Branch (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Vance County include: Chinqua Penn Plantation Historical Landmark (1), Haw River State Park (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Neighboring counties: Currituck County , Lawrence County, Arkansas , Guilford County , Isle of Wight County, Virginia , Person County , Chesapeake city, Virginia .

Unemployment in March 2023:
Here:

5.6%
North Carolina:

3.5%

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

Current college students: 1,332
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 83.9%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 18.1%

Number of foreign born residents: 2,157 (23.0% naturalized citizens)

Vance County:

5.0%
Whole state:

8.2%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 8692010 or later
  • 6272000 to 2009
  • 3941990 to 1999
  • 2651980 to 1989
  • 1081970 to 1979
  • 55Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.6 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 70.1%

Vance County marital status for males Vance County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 12,465
  • One, attached: 376
  • Two: 764
  • 3 or 4: 581
  • 5 to 9: 405
  • 10 to 19: 66
  • 20 to 49: 128
  • 50 or more: 238
  • Mobile homes: 4,732
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 15

Housing units in Vance County with a mortgage: 4,982 (354 second mortgage, 0 home equity loan, 333 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 76

Here:

5.0% with mortgage
State:

96.8% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Vance County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant13,20551
Mainline Protestant4,95533
Black Protestant2,64420
Catholic8501
Other5552
None23,213-
Vance 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: 13
Vance County:

3.03 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.05 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Here:

0.23 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 8
This county:

1.87 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 38
Vance County:

8.86 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

4.75 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 23
This county:

5.36 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.57 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Vance County:

12.8%
North Carolina:

9.8%

Adult obesity rate:
Vance County:

33.8%
State:

28.3%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

12.3%
State:

15.6%

Agriculture in Vance County:

Average size of farms: 329 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $60,717
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $962.78
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 3.72%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $51,780
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 18.46%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $74,278
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 90.35%
Average age of principal farm operators: 57 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 3.25
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 1.31%
Corn for grain: 231 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 2668 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 5220 harvested acres

Tornado activity:

Vance County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below North Carolina state average. It is 2429314.8 times below overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused 2 fatalities and 29 injuries recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 3/20/1998, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado killed 2 people and injured 27 people and caused $34 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Vance County-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above North Carolina state average. It is 48% 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 111.3 miles away from Vance County center
On 8/9/2020 at 12:07:37, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MW, Depth: 4.7 mi) earthquake occurred 150.1 miles away from the county center
On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:14, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, 4.5 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 90.3 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 100.3 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 113.5 miles away from Vance County center
On 8/24/2011 at 00:04:36, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 ML) earthquake occurred 111.4 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • North Carolina 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 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 Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3222: September 05, 2005, FEMA Id: 3222, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • North Carolina Hurricane Isabel, Incident Period: September 18, 2003 to September 26, 2003, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1490: September 18, 2003, FEMA Id: 1490, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • 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
  • 5 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

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

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 7, Droughts: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Freeze: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Means of transportation to work in 2021 - Vance

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 11,827 (74.2%)
  • Carpooled: 1,165 (7.3%)
  • Bus: 3 (0.0%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 245 (1.5%)
  • Walked: 116 (0.7%)
  • Worked at home: 2,275 (14.3%)
Class of Workers in 2021
Most common industries in 2021 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2021


  • Health care and social assistance (31%)
  • Manufacturing (15%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)

Most common industries for females in 2021


  • Health care and social assistance (27%)
  • Manufacturing (13%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (4%)

Most common occupations in 2021 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2021


  • Material moving occupations (14%)
  • Production occupations (13%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (6%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (6%)

Most common occupations for females in 2021


  • Office and administrative support occupations (18%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (7%)
  • Production occupations (7%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (7%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (42%)
  • Jamaica (14%)
  • Philippines (12%)
  • India (7%)
  • Guatemala (5%)
  • Germany (4%)
  • Colombia (3%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Vance County


  • American (11%)
  • English (10%)
  • Irish (1%)
  • German (1%)
  • Jamaican (1%)
  • Scotch-Irish (1%)
  • European (1%)

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

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

  • 300 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 274 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 121 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 49 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 45 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 33 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 20 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 4 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)

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

  • 417 people in nursing homes
  • 254 people in job corps and vocational training facilities
  • 67 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 52 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 17 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 10 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 6 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 6 people in other group homes
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2020 was $49,745.

5.85% of this county's 2021 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2020 ($41,384 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.85%
North Carolina average:

8.85%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
4.63% relocated from other counties in North Carolina ($32,821 average AGI)
1.21% relocated from other states ($8,563 average AGI)
Vance County:

1.21%
North Carolina average:

4.18%

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

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2020 and 2021:
from Granville County, NC  1.03% ($35,081 average AGI)
from Wake County, NC  0.88% ($43,232)
from Warren County, NC  0.60% ($31,979)
from Durham County, NC  0.54% ($31,894)
from Franklin County, NC  0.54% ($74,353)


6.40% of this county's 2020 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2021 ($38,939 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.40%
North Carolina average:

7.89%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
5.07% relocated to other counties in North Carolina ($31,748 average AGI)
1.33% relocated to other states ($7,191 average AGI)
Vance County:

1.33%
North Carolina average:

3.18%

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

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2020 and 2021:
to Granville County, NC  1.11% ($31,810 average AGI)
to Franklin County, NC  0.85% ($41,164)
to Wake County, NC  0.81% ($47,835)
to Warren County, NC  0.71% ($32,527)
to Durham County, NC  0.43% ($29,493)

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 11.2
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2009: 10.6
Deaths per 1000 population from 2010 to 2019: 11.2

Deaths per 1000 population in Vance County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2018: 13.2%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2018: 4.8%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Vance County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Vance County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Vance County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Vance County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Vance County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Vance County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 8,078 (5,694 aged, 2,384 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 1,406 (12%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

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

  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (656)
  • Chronic ischaemic heart disease, unspecified (498)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (457)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (447)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (420)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (384)
  • Unspecified dementia (318)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (285)
  • Septicaemia, unspecified (154)
  • Congestive heart failure (115)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 19%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 17%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 2.28
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 13,170
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 233
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 73,016

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,618
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,158
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 7

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 17
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 73

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

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

Homicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 122.4. This is more than state average.

Mechanisms of homicide
Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 89.3
  • Other - 33.1

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 89.3. This is less than state average.

Household type by relationship:

Households: 43,407
  • Male householders: 6,814 (2,210 living alone), Female householders: 9,876 (2,800 living alone)
  • 6,554 spouses (6,542 opposite-sex spouses), 1,069 unmarried partners, (971 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 13,490 children (12,505 natural, 425 adopted, 559 stepchildren), 1,846 grandchildren, 634 brothers or sisters, 548 parents, 43 foster children, 1,073 other relatives, 910 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 594

Size of family households: 4,924 2-persons, 2,841 3-persons, 1,300 4-persons, 978 5-persons, 489 6-persons, 119 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 5,010 1-person, 828 2-persons, 160 3-persons.

4,184 married couples with children.
3,971 single-parent households (648 men, 3,323 women).

92.6% of residents of Vance speak English at home.
5.9% of residents speak Spanish at home (60% speak English very well, 18% speak English well, 17% speak English not well, 5% don't speak English at all).
0.5% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (84% speak English very well, 13% speak English well, 3% speak English not well).
0.6% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (78% speak English very well, 22% speak English well).
0.3% of residents speak other language at home (48% speak English very well, 52% speak English well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $278,432,000 ($6,361 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $4,027,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $114,410,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $54,751,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $944,000
Federal grants: $92,510,000
Federal procurement contracts: $10,160,000 ($12,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $5,656,000 ($50,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $449,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $15,959,000
Federal Government insurance: $10,136,000

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

Births: 3,799
Here:

87 per 1000 residents
State:

72 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 2,556
Here:

58 per 1000 residents
State:

44 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +604
Here:

+14 per 1000 residents
State:

+18 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -981
Here -22 per 1000 residents
State +27 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Vance County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 5.33 millions of gallons per day (1% from ground, 99% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.1
State:

6.4

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.6
State:

4.4

Year house built in Vance County, North Carolina
  • Year house built in Vance County, North Carolina
  • 02020 or later
  • 1,0532010 to 2019
  • 2,2772000 to 2009
  • 3,4341990 to 1999
  • 2,9161980 to 1989
  • 3,1461970 to 1979
  • 2,4431960 to 1969
  • 1,7451950 to 1959
  • 7931940 to 1949
  • 1,3801939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Vance County, North Carolina
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Vance County, North Carolina
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Vance County, North Carolina
  • 231 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 703 rooms
  • 9274 rooms
  • 2,3675 rooms
  • 2,5416 rooms
  • 1,8657 rooms
  • 9108 rooms
  • 1,2709+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Vance County, North Carolina
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Vance County, North Carolina
  • 831 room
  • 622 rooms
  • 1,0633 rooms
  • 1,9264 rooms
  • 1,7165 rooms
  • 1,0046 rooms
  • 3667 rooms
  • 1288 rooms
  • 1339+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Vance County, North Carolina
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Vance County, North Carolina
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Vance County, North Carolina
  • 27no bedroom
  • 941 bedroom
  • 1,3492 bedrooms
  • 6,5313 bedrooms
  • 1,5434 bedrooms
  • 4435+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Vance County, North Carolina
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Vance County, North Carolina
  • 84no bedroom
  • 9771 bedroom
  • 2,6292 bedrooms
  • 2,3783 bedrooms
  • 4084 bedrooms
  • 385+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Vance County, North Carolina in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Vance County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Vance County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 344no vehicle
  • 2,2951 vehicle
  • 3,2202 vehicles
  • 2,5503 vehicles
  • 9334 vehicles
  • 7165+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Vance County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Vance County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 1,071no vehicle
  • 3,3581 vehicle
  • 1,5092 vehicles
  • 4883 vehicles
  • 974 vehicles
  • 65+ vehicles

87.6% of Vance County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 36% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 88% lived in North Carolina.

Vance County:

87.6%
State average:

85.9%

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

  • This state: 31,909
  • Other state: 8,690
  • Northeast: 2,807
  • Midwest: 951
  • South: 4,170
  • West: 752
Year householders moved into unit in Vance County, NC
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Vance County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 69.2%Electricity
  • 12.0%Utility gas
  • 10.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 4.1%Wood
  • 3.7%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.1%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 69.9%Electricity
  • 12.4%Utility gas
  • 6.8%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 6.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.7%No fuel used
  • 1.6%Wood

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 724
Here:

14.2%
North Carolina:

14.3%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 144
Here:

6.3%
North Carolina:

11.4%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 401
Here:

35.1%
North Carolina:

17.5%

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

Vance County government finances - Expenditure in 2017:

  • Assistance and Subsidies - Public Welfare, Cash Assistance Programs - Other: $2,786,000
  • Charges - Other: $3,976,000
    Higher Education - Other: $2,290,000
    Solid Waste Management: $2,023,000
    Hospital Public: $1,823,000
    Higher Education Auxiliary Enterprises: $1,278,000
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $496,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $331,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Tuition and Transportation: $28,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $13,000
  • Construction - Elementary and Secondary Education: $5,063,000
    Other Higher Education: $1,216,000
    Police Protection: $1,012,000
    Correctional Institutions: $415,000
    Housing and Community Development: $12,000
  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $66,889,000
    Other Higher Education: $23,767,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $9,648,000
    Health - Other: $8,551,000
    Police Protection: $5,842,000
    Correctional Institutions: $3,257,000
    Liquor Stores: $2,739,000
    Solid Waste Management: $2,098,000
    Higher Education Auxiliary Enterprises: $2,009,000
    Local Fire Protection: $1,777,000
    Financial Administration: $1,516,000
    Libraries: $1,133,000
    Housing and Community Development: $1,010,000
    General - Other: $809,000
    Central Staff Services: $748,000
    General Public Buildings: $604,000
    Water Utilities: $575,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $539,000
    Parks and Recreation: $446,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $108,000
    Air Transportation: $29,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Education: $1,936,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,085,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Health - Other: $588,000
    Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $356,000
    Other - Parks and Recreation: $67,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Education: $2,965,000
    Health and Hospitals: $1,151,000
    General Local Government Support: $613,000
    Public Welfare: $212,000
    Housing and Community Development: $4,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $19,366,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $17,018,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,645,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,298,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $782,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $462,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $320,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $1,050,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $419,000
    Interest Earnings: $271,000
    Rents: $210,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $160,000
    Sale of Property: $9,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Health - Other: $269,000
    Police Protection: $181,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $82,000
    Other Higher Education: $52,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $19,189,000
  • Revenue - Liquor Stores: $3,002,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $462,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $72,814,000
    Public Welfare: $8,366,000
    Health and Hospitals: $2,123,000
    Other: $1,510,000
    Water Utilities: $847,000
    Housing and Community Development: $514,000
    General Local Government Support: $263,000
  • Tax - Property: $24,712,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $8,419,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $112,000
    Other License: $109,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $32,000
    Other Selective Sales: $25,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $44,446,000
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $352,000

Vance County government finances - Revenue in 2017:

  • Assistance and Subsidies - Public Welfare, Cash Assistance Programs - Other: $2,786,000
  • Charges - Other: $3,976,000
    Higher Education - Other: $2,290,000
    Solid Waste Management: $2,023,000
    Hospital Public: $1,823,000
    Higher Education Auxiliary Enterprises: $1,278,000
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $496,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $331,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Tuition and Transportation: $28,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $13,000
  • Construction - Elementary and Secondary Education: $5,063,000
    Other Higher Education: $1,216,000
    Police Protection: $1,012,000
    Correctional Institutions: $415,000
    Housing and Community Development: $12,000
  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $66,889,000
    Other Higher Education: $23,767,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $9,648,000
    Health - Other: $8,551,000
    Police Protection: $5,842,000
    Correctional Institutions: $3,257,000
    Liquor Stores: $2,739,000
    Solid Waste Management: $2,098,000
    Higher Education Auxiliary Enterprises: $2,009,000
    Local Fire Protection: $1,777,000
    Financial Administration: $1,516,000
    Libraries: $1,133,000
    Housing and Community Development: $1,010,000
    General - Other: $809,000
    Central Staff Services: $748,000
    General Public Buildings: $604,000
    Water Utilities: $575,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $539,000
    Parks and Recreation: $446,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $108,000
    Air Transportation: $29,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Education: $1,936,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,085,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Health - Other: $588,000
    Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $356,000
    Other - Parks and Recreation: $67,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Education: $2,965,000
    Health and Hospitals: $1,151,000
    General Local Government Support: $613,000
    Public Welfare: $212,000
    Housing and Community Development: $4,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $19,366,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $17,018,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,645,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,298,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $782,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $462,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $320,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $1,050,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $419,000
    Interest Earnings: $271,000
    Rents: $210,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $160,000
    Sale of Property: $9,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Health - Other: $269,000
    Police Protection: $181,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $82,000
    Other Higher Education: $52,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $19,189,000
  • Revenue - Liquor Stores: $3,002,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $462,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $72,814,000
    Public Welfare: $8,366,000
    Health and Hospitals: $2,123,000
    Other: $1,510,000
    Water Utilities: $847,000
    Housing and Community Development: $514,000
    General Local Government Support: $263,000
  • Tax - Property: $24,712,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $8,419,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $112,000
    Other License: $109,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $32,000
    Other Selective Sales: $25,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $44,446,000
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $352,000

Vance County government finances - Debt in 2017:

  • Assistance and Subsidies - Public Welfare, Cash Assistance Programs - Other: $2,786,000
  • Charges - Other: $3,976,000
    Higher Education - Other: $2,290,000
    Solid Waste Management: $2,023,000
    Hospital Public: $1,823,000
    Higher Education Auxiliary Enterprises: $1,278,000
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $496,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $331,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Tuition and Transportation: $28,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $13,000
  • Construction - Elementary and Secondary Education: $5,063,000
    Other Higher Education: $1,216,000
    Police Protection: $1,012,000
    Correctional Institutions: $415,000
    Housing and Community Development: $12,000
  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $66,889,000
    Other Higher Education: $23,767,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $9,648,000
    Health - Other: $8,551,000
    Police Protection: $5,842,000
    Correctional Institutions: $3,257,000
    Liquor Stores: $2,739,000
    Solid Waste Management: $2,098,000
    Higher Education Auxiliary Enterprises: $2,009,000
    Local Fire Protection: $1,777,000
    Financial Administration: $1,516,000
    Libraries: $1,133,000
    Housing and Community Development: $1,010,000
    General - Other: $809,000
    Central Staff Services: $748,000
    General Public Buildings: $604,000
    Water Utilities: $575,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $539,000
    Parks and Recreation: $446,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $108,000
    Air Transportation: $29,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Education: $1,936,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,085,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Health - Other: $588,000
    Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $356,000
    Other - Parks and Recreation: $67,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Education: $2,965,000
    Health and Hospitals: $1,151,000
    General Local Government Support: $613,000
    Public Welfare: $212,000
    Housing and Community Development: $4,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $19,366,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $17,018,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,645,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,298,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $782,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $462,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $320,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $1,050,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $419,000
    Interest Earnings: $271,000
    Rents: $210,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $160,000
    Sale of Property: $9,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Health - Other: $269,000
    Police Protection: $181,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $82,000
    Other Higher Education: $52,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $19,189,000
  • Revenue - Liquor Stores: $3,002,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $462,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $72,814,000
    Public Welfare: $8,366,000
    Health and Hospitals: $2,123,000
    Other: $1,510,000
    Water Utilities: $847,000
    Housing and Community Development: $514,000
    General Local Government Support: $263,000
  • Tax - Property: $24,712,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $8,419,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $112,000
    Other License: $109,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $32,000
    Other Selective Sales: $25,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $44,446,000
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $352,000

Vance County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017:

  • Assistance and Subsidies - Public Welfare, Cash Assistance Programs - Other: $2,786,000
  • Charges - Other: $3,976,000
    Higher Education - Other: $2,290,000
    Solid Waste Management: $2,023,000
    Hospital Public: $1,823,000
    Higher Education Auxiliary Enterprises: $1,278,000
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $496,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $331,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Tuition and Transportation: $28,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $13,000
  • Construction - Elementary and Secondary Education: $5,063,000
    Other Higher Education: $1,216,000
    Police Protection: $1,012,000
    Correctional Institutions: $415,000
    Housing and Community Development: $12,000
  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $66,889,000
    Other Higher Education: $23,767,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $9,648,000
    Health - Other: $8,551,000
    Police Protection: $5,842,000
    Correctional Institutions: $3,257,000
    Liquor Stores: $2,739,000
    Solid Waste Management: $2,098,000
    Higher Education Auxiliary Enterprises: $2,009,000
    Local Fire Protection: $1,777,000
    Financial Administration: $1,516,000
    Libraries: $1,133,000
    Housing and Community Development: $1,010,000
    General - Other: $809,000
    Central Staff Services: $748,000
    General Public Buildings: $604,000
    Water Utilities: $575,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $539,000
    Parks and Recreation: $446,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $108,000
    Air Transportation: $29,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Education: $1,936,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,085,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Health - Other: $588,000
    Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $356,000
    Other - Parks and Recreation: $67,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Education: $2,965,000
    Health and Hospitals: $1,151,000
    General Local Government Support: $613,000
    Public Welfare: $212,000
    Housing and Community Development: $4,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $19,366,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $17,018,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,645,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,298,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $782,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $462,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $320,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $1,050,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $419,000
    Interest Earnings: $271,000
    Rents: $210,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $160,000
    Sale of Property: $9,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Health - Other: $269,000
    Police Protection: $181,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $82,000
    Other Higher Education: $52,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $19,189,000
  • Revenue - Liquor Stores: $3,002,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $462,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $72,814,000
    Public Welfare: $8,366,000
    Health and Hospitals: $2,123,000
    Other: $1,510,000
    Water Utilities: $847,000
    Housing and Community Development: $514,000
    General Local Government Support: $263,000
  • Tax - Property: $24,712,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $8,419,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $112,000
    Other License: $109,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $32,000
    Other Selective Sales: $25,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $44,446,000
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $352,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 2,233
  • Number of aged recipients: 200
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 2,033
  • Number of recipients under 18: 473
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 1,327
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 433
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 879
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 950
Most common first names in Vance County, NC among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James41169.9 years
Mary36577.5 years
William30670.9 years
John27072.0 years
Robert21270.0 years
Annie17178.2 years
George16270.2 years
Willie14371.2 years
Joseph11369.8 years
Thomas11171.8 years
Most common last names in Vance County, NC among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Williams22970.6 years
Harris21772.7 years
Davis16975.5 years
Jones15171.9 years
Ayscue11373.9 years
Bullock11072.6 years
Edwards11076.0 years
Allen9770.6 years
Hargrove9367.8 years
Perry8771.5 years
Businesses in Vance County, NC
NameCountNameCount
Advance Auto Parts2La-Z-Boy2
Arby's1Lane Furniture1
AutoZone1Little Caesars Pizza1
Bath & Body Works1Lowe's1
Blockbuster1McDonald's3
Burger King3Nike1
CVS1Payless1
Chevrolet1Pizza Hut1
Chick-Fil-A1RadioShack1
ColorTyme1Rite Aid1
Cracker Barrel1Ruby Tuesday1
Days Inn1Sears1
Dennys1Sleep Inn1
Domino's Pizza1Staples1
Econo Lodge1Subway3
FedEx3T-Mobile1
Ford1Taco Bell1
GNC1Toyota1
GameStop1U-Haul3
H&R Block1U.S. Cellular1
Hardee's1UPS8
Hilton1Verizon Wireless1
Holiday Inn1Waffle House2
JCPenney1Walgreens1
Jones New York1Walmart1
KFC2YMCA1
Kincaid1