Yadkin County

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Yadkin County, North Carolina

PO Box 146
Yadkinville, NC 27055
Phone: (336) 679-4200
Fax: (336) 679-6005
www.yadkincounty.gov

In north-central NC, west of Winston-Salem; organized Dec 28, 1850 from Surry County. Name Origin: For the Yadkin River, which runs through it; meaning of the name is unknown

Area (sq mi):: 337.49 (land 335.55; water 1.94) Population per square mile: 112.30
Population 2005: 37,668 State rank: 62 Population change: 2000-20005 3.60%; 1990-2000 19.20% Population 2000: 36,348 (White 89.30%; Black or African American 3.40%; Hispanic or Latino 6.50%; Asian 0.20%; Other 3.90%). Foreign born: 4.40%. Median age: 37.60
Income 2000: per capita $18,576; median household $36,660; Population below poverty level: 10.00% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $23,110-$23,863
Unemployment (2004): 5.20% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.30% Median travel time to work: 27.50 minutes Working outside county of residence: 56.10%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Historian and genealogist Casstevens presents a detailed account of how the citizens of Yadkin County, North Carolina responded to the Civil War.