Duplin County

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Duplin County, North Carolina

PO Box 189
Kenansville, NC 28349
Phone: (910) 296-1686
Fax: (910) 296-2310
www.duplincounty.org

In southeastern NC, south of Goldsboro; organized 1750 (prior to statehood) from New Hanover County. Name Origin: For Thomas Hay (1710-87), Lord Duplin, member of the Board of Trade and Plantations

Area (sq mi):: 819.11 (land 817.73; water 1.38) Population per square mile: 63.60
Population 2005: 51,985 State rank: 51 Population change: 2000-20005 6.00%; 1990-2000 22.70% Population 2000: 49,063 (White 55.20%; Black or African American 28.90%; Hispanic or Latino 15.10%; Asian 0.20%; Other 12.30%). Foreign born: 11.30%. Median age: 34.90
Income 2000: per capita $14,499; median household $29,890; Population below poverty level: 19.40% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $20,901-$20,827
Unemployment (2004): 5.80% Unemployment change (from 2000): -0.40% Median travel time to work: 26.60 minutes Working outside county of residence: 32.30%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Demographic and clinical features of human blastomycosis patients, Duplin County, North Carolina, 2001 Feature value Median age, y (range) 25 (15-82) Race, no.
Hunt evaluated the ability of a constructed in-stream wetland to remove nitrogen from a nitrogen-contaminated stream in the Herrings Marsh Run watershed in Duplin County, North Carolina.