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    People QuickFacts Raleigh North Carolina
Population definition and source info Population, 2006 estimate 356,3218,856,505
Population, percent change, April 1, 2000 to July 1 definition and source info Population, percent change, April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2006 25.0%10.1%
Population definition and source info Population, 2000 276,0938,049,313
Persons under 5 years old, percent definition and source info Persons under 5 years old, percent, 2000 6.3%6.7%
Persons under 18 years old, percent definition and source info Persons under 18 years old, percent, 2000 20.9%24.4%
Persons 65 years old and over, percent definition and source info Persons 65 years old and over, percent, 2000 8.3%12.0%
Female persons, percent definition and source info Female persons, percent, 2000 50.5%51.0%
 
White persons, percent definition and source info White persons, percent, 2000 (a) 63.3%72.1%
Black persons, percent definition and source info Black persons, percent, 2000 (a) 27.8%21.6%
American Indian and Alaska Native persons, percent definition and source info American Indian and Alaska Native persons, percent, 2000 (a) 0.4%1.2%
Asian persons, percent definition and source info Asian persons, percent, 2000 (a) 3.4%1.4%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander, percent definition and source info Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander, percent, 2000 (a) ZZ
Persons reporting two or more races, percent definition and source info Persons reporting two or more races, percent, 2000 1.9%1.3%
Persons of Hispanic or Latino origin, percent definition and source info Persons of Hispanic or Latino origin, percent, 2000 (b) 7.0%4.7%
 
Living in same house in 1995 and 2000 definition and source info Living in same house in 1995 and 2000, pct 5 yrs old & over 37.3%53.0%
Foreign born persons, percent definition and source info Foreign born persons, percent, 2000 11.7%5.3%
Language other than English spoken at home, pct age 5+ definition and source info Language other than English spoken at home, pct age 5+, 2000 14.8%8.0%
High school graduates, percent of persons age 25+ definition and source info High school graduates, percent of persons age 25+, 2000 88.5%78.1%
Bachelor's degree or higher, pct of persons age 25+ definition and source info Bachelor's degree or higher, pct of persons age 25+, 2000 44.9%22.5%
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16+ definition and source info Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16+, 2000 22.024.0
 
Housing units definition and source info Housing units, 2000 120,6993,523,944
Homeownership rate definition and source info Homeownership rate, 2000 51.6%69.4%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units definition and source info Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2000 $156,000$108,300
 
Households definition and source info Households, 2000 112,6083,132,013
Persons per household definition and source info Persons per household, 2000 2.302.49
Median household income definition and source info Median household income, 1999 $46,612$39,184
Per capita money income definition and source info Per capita money income, 1999 $25,113$20,307
Persons below poverty, percent definition and source info Persons below poverty, percent, 1999 11.5%12.3%
    Business QuickFacts Raleigh North Carolina
Wholesale trade sales definition and source info Wholesale trade sales, 2002 ($1000) 5,405,976104,331,152
Retail sales definition and source info Retail sales, 2002 ($1000) 5,250,96888,821,486
Retail sales per capita definition and source info Retail sales per capita, 2002 $16,985$10,685
Accommodation and foodservices sales definition and source info Accommodation and foodservices sales, 2002 ($1000) 638,36411,237,386
Total number of firms definition and source info Total number of firms, 2002 28,970642,597
Black-owned firms, percent definition and source info Black-owned firms, percent, 2002 12.7%8.1%
American Indian and Alaska Native owned firms, percent definition and source info American Indian and Alaska Native owned firms, percent, 2002 F0.9%
Asian-owned firms, percent definition and source info Asian-owned firms, percent, 2002 3.8%2.1%
Hispanic-owned firms, percent definition and source info Hispanic-owned firms, percent, 2002 2.3%1.4%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander owned firms, percent definition and source info Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander owned firms, percent, 2002 FZ
Women-owned firms, percent definition and source info Women-owned firms, percent, 2002 28.3%27.1%
 
    Geography QuickFacts Raleigh North Carolina
Land area definition and source info Land area, 2000 (square miles) 11448,710
Persons per square mile definition and source info Persons per square mile, 2000 2,409.2165.2
Persons per square mile definition and source info FIPS Code 5500037
Counties Durham County
Wake County


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(a) Includes persons reporting only one race.
(b) Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in applicable race categories.

D: Suppressed to avoid disclosure of confidential information
F: Fewer than 100 firms
FN: Footnote on this item for this area in place of data
NA: Not available
S: Suppressed; does not meet publication standards
X: Not applicable
Z: Value greater than zero but less than half unit of measure shown

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Source U.S. Census Bureau: State and County QuickFacts. Data derived from Population Estimates, 2000 Census of Population and Housing, 1990 Census of Population and Housing, Small Area Income and Poverty Estimates, County Business Patterns, 2002 Economic Census, Minority- and Women-Owned Business, Building Permits, Consolidated Federal Funds Report, Census of Governments
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