Graham County is located in western North Carolina. The County Seat is Robbinsville and the largest city is Robbinsville. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.grahamcounty.org/. The 2014 population estimate is 8,644 and the 2010 census population was 8,861. The land area is 292.08 square miles and there are 30.3 persons per square mile.
90.3% of the population is White, 0.4% is Black or African American, 2.7% is Hispanic or Latino, 0.4% is Asian, 7% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.1% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 1.9% is two or more races. 78.6% have a high school degree or higher, and 14.4% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $125,700, there are 3,462 households, an average of 2.49 persons per household. The per capita income is $19,780, the median household income is $33,903, and 21.1% of the persons in Graham County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 1,238. Retail sales (in $1000) were $46,180, and sales per capita were $5,834. The percentage of black-owned firms is 0%, and the percentage of women-owned firms is 36.4%.
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