Pitt County is located in east-central North Carolina. The County Seat is Greenville and the largest city is Greenville. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.pittcountync.gov/. The 2014 population estimate is 175,354 and the 2010 census population was 168,148. The land area is 651.98 square miles and there are 257.9 persons per square mile.
61.1% of the population is White, 34.6% is Black or African American, 5.8% is Hispanic or Latino, 1.8% is Asian, 0.5% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.1% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 1.9% is two or more races. 85.8% have a high school degree or higher, and 28.1% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $134,900, there are 66,026 households, an average of 2.49 persons per household. The per capita income is $23,029, the median household income is $40,718, and 24.3% of the persons in Pitt County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 12,182. Retail sales (in $1000) were $2,176,014, and sales per capita were $14,302. The percentage of black-owned firms is 18.7%, and the percentage of women-owned firms is 30.2%.
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