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Hoke County, North Carolina

PO Box 210
Raeford, NC 28376
Phone: (910) 875-8751
Fax: (910) 875-9222
www.hoke-raeford.com

In south-central NC, west of Fayetteville; organized Feb 7, 1911 from Cumberland and Robeson counties. Name Origin: For Gen. Robert F. Hoke (1837-1912), a Confederate Army officer and railway president

Area (sq mi):: 392.34 (land 391.21; water 1.12) Population per square mile: 104.80
Population 2005: 41,016 State rank: 59 Population change: 2000-20005 21.90%; 1990-2000 47.20% Population 2000: 33,646 (White 41.60%; Black or African American 37.60%; Hispanic or Latino 7.20%; Asian 0.80%; Other 17.00%). Foreign born: 5.80%. Median age: 30.00
Income 2000: per capita $13,635; median household $33,230; Population below poverty level: 17.70% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $17,271-$17,611
Unemployment (2004): 6.00% Unemployment change (from 2000): -2.10% Median travel time to work: 26.40 minutes Working outside county of residence: 64.10%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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