Statewide Claims to Fame

Conover is 15th in North Carolina out of 145 other cities in Race - Asian

Conover is 18th in North Carolina out of 145 other cities in Foreign born residents

Conover is 20th in North Carolina out of 115 other cities in Retail sales per capita

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General Demographics

Size Demographics

Size Demographics
Conover Rank North Carolina US
Current population (2012) 8,165 95th 9,752,073 313,914,040
Size in square miles 10.9 79th 48,617.9 3,531,905.4
Population density (people per sqmi) 749.4 127th 196.1 87.4

People Demographics

Age Demographics
Conover Rank North Carolina US
Residents younger than 5 6.9% 72nd 6.4% 6.4%
Residents younger than 18 23.2% 91st 23.4% 23.5%
Residents 65 or older 17.0% 39th 13.8% 13.7%
Education Demographics
Conover Rank North Carolina US
Residents with high school diploma (older than 25) 85.2% 80th 84.1% 85.4%
Residents with college degree (older than 25) 21.6% 89th 26.5% 28.2%
Race Demographics
Conover Rank North Carolina US
Race - White 78.1% 58th 71.9% 77.9%
Race - Black or African American 9.2% 104th 22.0% 13.1%
Race - American Indian or Alaska Native 0.2% 137th 1.5% 1.2%
Race - Asian 4.2% 15th 2.5% 5.1%
Race - Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.0% 106th 0.1% 0.2%
Race - Two or More 2.5% 38th 2.0% 2.4%
Race - Hispanic or Latino 12.2% 26th 8.7% 16.9%
Race - White, not Hispanic or Latino 72.5% 64th 64.7% 63.0%
Misc People Demographics
Conover Rank North Carolina US
Female residents 52.7% 61st 51.3% 50.8%
Foreign born residents 12.0% 18th 7.4% 12.8%

Housing Demographics

Housing Demographics
Conover Rank North Carolina US
Housing units 3,654 102nd 4,362,740 132,312,404
Units inside multi-unit buildings 16.9% 97th 17.0% 25.9%
Households 3,129 101st 3,664,119 114,761,359
Home ownership rate 67.9% 52nd 67.8% 66.1%
Home median value $130,800 96th $152,700 $186,200
People per household 2.5 50th 2.5 2.6

Income Demographics

Income Demographics
Conover Rank North Carolina US
Income per capita $24,430 66th $25,256 $27,915
Income per household $47,682 60th $46,291 $52,762
Income below poverty line 11.6% 95th 16.1% 14.3%

Business Demographics

Business Demographics
Conover Rank North Carolina US
Total businesses (including small businesses) 900 96th 798,791 27,092,908
Retail sales $249,146 73rd $114,578,173 $3,3917,663,456
Retail sales per capita $34,261 20th $12,641 $12,990
Retail accommodation and food service sales $20,656 92nd $16,126,939 $613,795,732

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