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Chowan County, North Carolina

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Population:

  • Total Population: 14,526
  • Males: 6,862
  • Females: 7,664

Ethnicity:

  • White: 8,746
  • Black/African American: 5,469
  • Hispanic: 179
  • Native American/Eskimo: 11
  • Asian: 47
  • Hawaiian / Pacific Islander: 0
  • Other: 0
  • 2 or more: 74

Top 5 Languages spoken at home:

  1. English only (13,220)
  2. Spanish (330)
  3. German (25)

Top 7 Countries of Origin for Immigrants

Total Reported: 133

  1. Mexico (34)
  2. Japan (19)
  3. Argentina (14)
  4. Nicaragua (14)
  5. El Salvador (12)
  6. Philippines (8)
  7. Germany (8)

Top 5 Religions by Adherents:

  1. Southern Baptist Convention (4,339)
  2. United Methodist Church, The (653)
  3. Catholic Church (464)
  4. Episcopal Church (401)
  5. Christian Churches and Churches of Christ (346)

Migrant Health Clinics

    Disabilities:

    • Total Reported: 5,834
    • Sensory: 554
    • Physical: 1,429
    • Mental: 789
    • Self-care: 474
    • Go outside home: 1,209
    • Employment: 1,190

    Grandparents as caregivers

    Grandparents as caregivers: 197

    Heating fuel:

    • Total Reported: 5,580
    • Utility gas: 210
    • Bottled or LP gas: 2,261
    • Electricity: 1,991
    • Fuel oil, kerosene: 965
    • Coal or Coke: 0
    • Wood: 112
    • Solar Energy: 9
    • Other fuel: 12
    • No fuel used: 20

    Vehicles available:

    • Total Reported: 9,192
    • No vehicle: 1,056
    • 1 or more vehicle: 8,136

    Education Attainment:

    • No School: 212
    • No High School: 804
    • Some High School: 1,560
    • High School: 3,219
    • Some College: 1,693
    • Associate's Degree: 519
    • College Degree: 1,077
    • Master's Degree: 328
    • Professional Degree: 114
    • Doctoral Degree: 57

    Household Phones:

    • Households Reporting: 5,580
    • Owners with phone: 3,930
    • Owners without phone: 104
    • Renters with phone: 1,383
    • Renters without phone: 163

    10 closest counties:

    1. Perquimans County, North Carolina
    2. Washington County, North Carolina
    3. Bertie County, North Carolina
    4. Gates County, North Carolina
    5. Pasquotank County, North Carolina
    6. Hertford County, North Carolina
    7. Tyrrell County, North Carolina
    8. Camden County, North Carolina
    9. Martin County, North Carolina
    10. Suffolk city, Virginia

    Data Detail

    Zip Codes in county:

    27932, 27980

    Licensed Broadcast Media Outlets:

    • WOBR-FM (95.3 FM) EDEMTPM, NC
    • WKJX (96.7 FM) EDDENTON, NC
    • WERX-FM (102.5 FM) EDENTON, NC
    • WCNC (1240 AM) EDENTON, NC
    • Page last updated on Mar 12, 2007
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