Sampson County

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Sampson County, North Carolina

435 Rowan Rd
Clinton, NC 28328
Phone: (910) 592-6308
Fax: (910) 592-1945
www.sampsonnc.com

In south-central NC, east of Fayetteville; organized Apr 18, 1784 (prior to statehood) from Duplin County. Name Origin: For Col. John Sampson (?-1784), advisor to Josiah Martin, the last royal governor

Area (sq mi):: 947.45 (land 945.45; water 2.01) Population per square mile: 66.70
Population 2005: 63,063 State rank: 39 Population change: 2000-20005 4.80%; 1990-2000 27.20% Population 2000: 60,161 (White 56.80%; Black or African American 29.90%; Hispanic or Latino 10.80%; Asian 0.30%; Other 10.00%). Foreign born: 7.10%. Median age: 35.00
Income 2000: per capita $14,976; median household $31,793; Population below poverty level: 17.60% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $20,480-$21,447
Unemployment (2004): 5.00% Unemployment change (from 2000): -2.20% Median travel time to work: 25.10 minutes Working outside county of residence: 36.80%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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