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Alleghany County, North Carolina

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Population:

  • Total Population: 10,677
  • Males: 5,206
  • Females: 5,471

Ethnicity:

  • White: 9,881
  • Black/African American: 121
  • Hispanic: 454
  • Native American/Eskimo: 36
  • Asian: 65
  • Hawaiian / Pacific Islander: 0
  • Other: 11
  • 2 or more: 109

Top 5 Languages spoken at home:

  1. English only (9,505)
  2. Spanish (515)
  3. German (25)
  4. French (25)

Top 7 Countries of Origin for Immigrants

Total Reported: 441

  1. Mexico (342)
  2. United Kingdom (27)
  3. Vietnam (23)
  4. Other Eastern Asia (17)
  5. Germany (11)
  6. Cuba (10)
  7. Belarus (0)

Top 5 Religions by Adherents:

  1. Southern Baptist Convention (1,481)
  2. United Methodist Church, The (659)
  3. Church of the Brethren (256)
  4. Catholic Church (170)
  5. Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) (133)

Migrant Health Clinics

  • Alleghany Partnership for Children: 451 North Main Street, Sparta - (336) 372-6583

Disabilities:

  • Total Reported: 4,781
  • Sensory: 378
  • Physical: 1,327
  • Mental: 641
  • Self-care: 488
  • Go outside home: 941
  • Employment: 861

Grandparents as caregivers

Grandparents as caregivers: 58

Heating fuel:

  • Total Reported: 4,593
  • Utility gas: 8
  • Bottled or LP gas: 623
  • Electricity: 1,115
  • Fuel oil, kerosene: 2,383
  • Coal or Coke: 0
  • Wood: 446
  • Solar Energy: 6
  • Other fuel: 12
  • No fuel used: 0

Vehicles available:

  • Total Reported: 9,071
  • No vehicle: 820
  • 1 or more vehicle: 8,251

Education Attainment:

  • No School: 126
  • No High School: 1,010
  • Some High School: 1,367
  • High School: 2,488
  • Some College: 1,453
  • Associate's Degree: 471
  • College Degree: 643
  • Master's Degree: 163
  • Professional Degree: 90
  • Doctoral Degree: 18

Household Phones:

  • Households Reporting: 4,593
  • Owners with phone: 3,581
  • Owners without phone: 46
  • Renters with phone: 923
  • Renters without phone: 43

10 closest counties:

  1. Grayson County, Virginia
  2. Galax city, Virginia
  3. Wilkes County, North Carolina
  4. Ashe County, North Carolina
  5. Wythe County, Virginia
  6. Surry County, North Carolina
  7. Carroll County, Virginia
  8. Smyth County, Virginia
  9. Yadkin County, North Carolina
  10. Alexander County, North Carolina

Data Detail

Zip Codes in county:

28623, 28627, 28644, 28663, 28668, 28675

  • Page last updated on Mar 12, 2007
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