Tyrrell County is located in east-central North Carolina. The County Seat is Columbia and the largest city is Columbia . The Official Web Site is located at http://tyrrellcounty.org/. The 2014 population estimate is 4,115 and the 2010 census population was 4,407. The land area is 389.04 square miles and there are 11.3 persons per square mile.
58.9% of the population is White, 36.6% is Black or African American, 6.8% is Hispanic or Latino, 2.3% is Asian, 0.7% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 1.5% is two or more races. 71.5% have a high school degree or higher, and 8.4% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $107,100, there are 1,480 households, an average of 2.48 persons per household. The per capita income is $16,658, the median household income is $34,216, and 20.8% of the persons in Tyrrell County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was unavailable. Retail sales (in $1000) were $30,744, and sales per capita were $7,392.
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