Granville County is located in north-central North Carolina. The County Seat is Oxford and the largest city is Oxford. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.granvillenc.govoffice2.com/. The 2014 population estimate is 58,500 and the 2010 census population was 57,532. The land area is 531.57 square miles and there are 112.7 persons per square mile.
64.9% of the population is White, 32% is Black or African American, 7.5% is Hispanic or Latino, 0.7% is Asian, 0.7% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.1% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 1.6% is two or more races. 81.1% have a high school degree or higher, and 16.4% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $137,100, there are 19,953 households, an average of 2.72 persons per household. The per capita income is $22,295, the median household income is $49,852, and 15.4% of the persons in Granville County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 3,664. Retail sales (in $1000) were $323,857, and sales per capita were $5,757. The percentage of black-owned firms is 18.9%, and the percentage of women-owned firms is 27.4%.
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