Pasquotank County is located in northeastern North Carolina. The County Seat is Elizabeth City and the largest city is Elizabeth City . The Official Web Site is located at http://www.co.pasquotank.nc.us/. The 2014 population estimate is 39,787 and the 2010 census population was 40,661. The land area is 226.88 square miles and there are 179.2 persons per square mile.
58.1% of the population is White, 37.8% is Black or African American, 4.4% is Hispanic or Latino, 1.4% is Asian, 0.5% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.1% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 2.1% is two or more races. 83.7% have a high school degree or higher, and 20.1% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $171,600, there are 14,399 households, an average of 2.65 persons per household. The per capita income is $22,745, the median household income is $46,053, and 18.4% of the persons in Pasquotank County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 2,719. Retail sales (in $1000) were $694,308, and sales per capita were $17,009. The percentage of black-owned firms is 14.3%, and the percentage of women-owned firms is 27%.
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