Currituck County

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Currituck County, North Carolina

153 Courthouse Rd PO Box 39
Currituck, NC 27929
Phone: (252) 232-2075
Fax: (252) 232-3551

On the northeastern shore of NC, east of Elizabeth City; organized by 1668 (prior to statehood) as a precinct of Albemarle District. Name Origin: From an obscure Indian name, said to mean 'wild geese.'

Area (sq mi):: 525.65 (land 261.70; water 263.95) Population per square mile: 88.30
Population 2005: 23,112 State rank: 78 Population change: 2000-20005 27.10%; 1990-2000 32.40% Population 2000: 18,190 (White 89.50%; Black or African American 7.20%; Hispanic or Latino 1.40%; Asian 0.40%; Other 2.00%). Foreign born: 1.40%. Median age: 38.30
Income 2000: per capita $19,908; median household $40,822; Population below poverty level: 10.70% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $25,521-$26,574
Unemployment (2004): 2.90% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.10% Median travel time to work: 35.00 minutes Working outside county of residence: 66.50%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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