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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A number of improvements have been made recently in the solid waste and recycling department in Yadkin County, North Carolina. Assistant County Manager Christopher Ong assumed oversight of the department last summer and has been working to implement chances to increase efficiency.
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