Person County

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Person County, North Carolina

304 S Morgan St Rm 212
Roxboro, NC 27573
Phone: (336) 597-1720
Fax: (336) 599-1609

On the central northern border of NC, north of Durham; organized Dec 5, 1791 from Caswell County. Name Origin: For Gen. Thomas Person (1733-1800), Revolutionary War officer and NC legislator

Area (sq mi):: 404.09 (land 392.31; water 11.78) Population per square mile: 94.90
Population 2005: 37,217 State rank: 63 Population change: 2000-20005 4.50%; 1990-2000 18.00% Population 2000: 35,623 (White 68.10%; Black or African American 28.20%; Hispanic or Latino 2.10%; Asian 0.10%; Other 2.90%). Foreign born: 1.30%. Median age: 38.00
Income 2000: per capita $18,709; median household $37,159; Population below poverty level: 12.00% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $23,034-$23,824
Unemployment (2004): 6.60% Unemployment change (from 2000): -1.30% Median travel time to work: 29.70 minutes Working outside county of residence: 41.90%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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June 24 /PRNewswire/ -- It was announced today that Oakland Plantation of Person County, NC will be sold at public auction regardless of price.
George Buchanan, landscape artist from Person County, NC, has been selected to create original paintings during live performances at A Night of Dreams.
AGD focuses much of its work with local governments, with a client list that includes Four County Electric Membership Cooperative (NC), Anderson County, SC, Person County, NC, Jackson County, NC, Fauquier County, VA and Hampton County E-911 (SC).

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