Person County is located in north-central North Carolina. The County Seat is Roxboro and the largest city is Roxboro . The Official Web Site is located at http://www.personcounty.net/. The 2014 population estimate is 39,132 and the 2010 census population was 39,464. The land area is 392.32 square miles and there are 100.6 persons per square mile.
70.1% of the population is White, 27.2% 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 1.4% is two or more races. 83% have a high school degree or higher, and 14.7% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $118,800, there are 15,320 households, an average of 2.54 persons per household. The per capita income is $21,292, the median household income is $42,317, and 18% of the persons in Person County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 2,627. Retail sales (in $1000) were $384,238, and sales per capita were $10,302.
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