Statewide Claims to Fame

Mount Airy is 9th in North Carolina out of 115 other cities in Retail sales per capita

Mount Airy is 9th in North Carolina out of 145 other cities in Residents 65 or older

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General Demographics

Size Demographics

Size Demographics
Mount Airy Rank North Carolina US
Current population (2012) 10,436 81st 9,752,073 313,914,040
Size in square miles 11.7 75th 48,617.9 3,531,905.4
Population density (people per sqmi) 891.4 120th 196.1 87.4

People Demographics

Age Demographics
Mount Airy Rank North Carolina US
Residents younger than 5 5.6% 120th 6.4% 6.4%
Residents younger than 18 20.2% 124th 23.4% 23.5%
Residents 65 or older 22.7% 9th 13.8% 13.7%
Education Demographics
Mount Airy Rank North Carolina US
Residents with high school diploma (older than 25) 77.2% 116th 84.1% 85.4%
Residents with college degree (older than 25) 27.4% 64th 26.5% 28.2%
Race Demographics
Mount Airy Rank North Carolina US
Race - White 84.1% 35th 71.9% 77.9%
Race - Black or African American 8.2% 109th 22.0% 13.1%
Race - American Indian or Alaska Native 0.3% 119th 1.5% 1.2%
Race - Asian 1.4% 79th 2.5% 5.1%
Race - Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.1% 45th 0.1% 0.2%
Race - Two or More 2.2% 62nd 2.0% 2.4%
Race - Hispanic or Latino 6.7% 64th 8.7% 16.9%
Race - White, not Hispanic or Latino 81.7% 36th 64.7% 63.0%
Misc People Demographics
Mount Airy Rank North Carolina US
Female residents 54.2% 25th 51.3% 50.8%
Foreign born residents 6.3% 73rd 7.4% 12.8%

Housing Demographics

Housing Demographics
Mount Airy Rank North Carolina US
Housing units 5,296 75th 4,362,740 132,312,404
Units inside multi-unit buildings 21.6% 69th 17.0% 25.9%
Households 4,806 70th 3,664,119 114,761,359
Home ownership rate 61.7% 67th 67.8% 66.1%
Home median value $124,900 102nd $152,700 $186,200
People per household 2.1 136th 2.5 2.6

Income Demographics

Income Demographics
Mount Airy Rank North Carolina US
Income per capita $23,488 74th $25,256 $27,915
Income per household $34,778 108th $46,291 $52,762
Income below poverty line 22.2% 37th 16.1% 14.3%

Business Demographics

Business Demographics
Mount Airy Rank North Carolina US
Total businesses (including small businesses) 1,257 69th 798,791 27,092,908
Retail sales $575,556 37th $114,578,173 $3,3917,663,456
Retail sales per capita $54,211 9th $12,641 $12,990
Retail accommodation and food service sales $53,319 50th $16,126,939 $613,795,732

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