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Nash County, North Carolina

120 W Washington St Suite 3072
Nashville, NC 27856
Phone: (252) 459-9800
Fax: (252) 459-9817

In east-central NC, northeast of Raleigh; organized Nov 15, 1777 (prior to statehood) from Edgecombe County. Name Origin: For Gen. Francis Nash (1742-77), Revolutionary War officer and NC legislator

Area (sq mi):: 542.69 (land 540.27; water 2.42) Population per square mile: 169.10
Population 2005: 91,378 State rank: 28 Population change: 2000-20005 4.50%; 1990-2000 14.00% Population 2000: 87,420 (White 61.00%; Black or African American 33.90%; Hispanic or Latino 3.40%; Asian 0.60%; Other 3.60%). Foreign born: 3.00%. Median age: 36.50
Income 2000: per capita $18,863; median household $37,147; Population below poverty level: 13.40% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $25,255-$26,602
Unemployment (2004): 6.50% Unemployment change (from 2000): -0.10% Median travel time to work: 22.70 minutes Working outside county of residence: 31.40%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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