Granville County

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Granville County, North Carolina

PO Box 906
Oxford, NC 27565
Phone: (919) 693-4761
Fax: (919) 690-1766
www.granvillecounty.org

On the central northern border of NC, north of Raleigh; organized Jun 28, 1746 (prior to statehood) from Edgecombe County. Name Origin: For John Carteret (1690-1763), Earl Granville, a lord proprietor who owned the district in which the new county was located

Area (sq mi):: 536.56 (land 531.12; water 5.45) Population per square mile: 101.10
Population 2005: 53,674 State rank: 50 Population change: 2000-20005 10.70%; 1990-2000 26.50% Population 2000: 48,498 (White 59.30%; Black or African American 34.90%; Hispanic or Latino 4.00%; Asian 0.40%; Other 4.00%). Foreign born: 4.00%. Median age: 36.20
Income 2000: per capita $17,118; median household $39,965; Population below poverty level: 11.70% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $22,352-$21,433
Unemployment (2004): 6.80% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.80% Median travel time to work: 27.40 minutes Working outside county of residence: 46.50%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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