Scotland County is located in south-central North Carolina. The County Seat is Laurinburg and the largest city is Laurinburg . The Official Web Site is located at http://www.scotlandcounty.org/. The 2014 population estimate is 35,576 and the 2010 census population was 36,157. The land area is 318.85 square miles and there are 113.4 persons per square mile.
46.5% of the population is White, 39.1% is Black or African American, 2.7% is Hispanic or Latino, 0.9% is Asian, 11.3% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 2.2% is two or more races. 77.6% have a high school degree or higher, and 14.3% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $77,100, there are 13,047 households, an average of 2.63 persons per household. The per capita income is $15,679, the median household income is $29,592, and 32.3% of the persons in Scotland County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 2,509. Retail sales (in $1000) were $361,658, and sales per capita were $9,928. The percentage of black-owned firms is 0%, and the percentage of women-owned firms is 24.5%.
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