Bertie County is located in northeastern North Carolina. The County Seat is Windsor and the largest city is Windsor. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.co.bertie.nc.us/. The 2014 population estimate is 20,106 and the 2010 census population was 21,293. The land area is 699.27 square miles and there are 30.4 persons per square mile.
36% of the population is White, 61.6% is Black or African American, 1.7% is Hispanic or Latino, 0.6% is Asian, 0.6% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.1% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 1.1% is two or more races. 72.6% have a high school degree or higher, and 10.6% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $79,100, there are 7,629 households, an average of 2.58 persons per household. The per capita income is $17,096, the median household income is $30,768, and 23.4% of the persons in Bertie County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 1,642. Retail sales (in $1000) were $93,015, and sales per capita were $4,780. The percentage of black-owned firms is 23.6%, and the percentage of women-owned firms is 0%.
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