Hertford County is located in northeastern North Carolina. The County Seat is Winton and the largest city is Ahoskie. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.hertfordcountync.gov/. The 2014 population estimate is 24,308 and the 2010 census population was 24,658. The land area is 353.06 square miles and there are 69.9 persons per square mile.
36.4% of the population is White, 59.7% is Black or African American, 3.7% is Hispanic or Latino, 0.7% is Asian, 1.8% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 1.3% is two or more races. 77.5% have a high school degree or higher, and 15.4% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $84,200, there are 8,624 households, an average of 2.53 persons per household. The per capita income is $17,863, the median household income is $33,406, and 26% of the persons in Hertford County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 1,371. Retail sales (in $1000) were $252,048, and sales per capita were $10,828.
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