Jones County is located in east-central North Carolina. The County Seat is Trenton and the largest city is Maysville. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.jonescountync.gov/. The 2014 population estimate is 10,076 and the 2010 census population was 10,153. The land area is 470.71 square miles and there are 21.6 persons per square mile.
65.5% of the population is White, 31.5% is Black or African American, 4.2% is Hispanic or Latino, 0.5% is Asian, 0.8% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 1.7% is two or more races. 83.8% have a high school degree or higher, and 11.1% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $97,600, there are 4,151 households, an average of 2.42 persons per household. The per capita income is $20,105, the median household income is $36,213, and 16.7% of the persons in Jones County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 850. Retail sales (in $1000) were $31,806, and sales per capita were $3,171.
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