Person County

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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PowerSchool designed and developed an online solution for North Carolina's Person County School District to replace a time-consuming, paper-based process for student registration.
Thomas is an active member in his local community, serving as a youth kickball coach with the Person County Youth League.
The removed material was taken to a landfill in Person County, North Carolina, where coal ash and sediment from previous removal operations has been taken.
They are the 2,424 MW Roxboro Plant and the 742 MW Mayo Plant, both in Person County, and the 376 MW Asheville Plant in Buncombe County.
Our business requires a highly technical, skilled and motivated workforce, and we feel that Roxboro, Person County and its surrounding communities provide that.
During the past two years Person County lost 1,200 jobs to layoffs and plant closings, mostly in the metal and mobile home manufacturing industries.
The problem started in 1994 when an environmental health specialist with the Person County Health Department approved a lot for installation of a conventional septic system.

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