Population

Population estimates, July 1, 2018,       43,184

Age and Sex

Persons under 5 years, percent                      6.4%

Persons under 18 years, percent                    24.6%

Persons 65 years and over, percent               14.2%

Female persons, percent                     51.2%

Race and Hispanic Origin

White alone, percent                                                      39.0%

Black or African American alone, percent(a)                      57.8%

American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent(a)                    0.5%

Asian alone, percent(a)                                         1.1%

Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent(a)          0.2%

Two or More Races, percent                                            1.4%

Hispanic or Latino, percent(b)                                          6.3%

White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent                      34.0%

Population Characteristics

Veterans, 2013-2017                                  2,223                  

Foreign born persons, percent, 2013-2017      3.3%

Housing

Housing units, July 1, 2018                                                               17,851

Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2013-2017                                     76.1%

Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2013-2017                     $152,800

Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2013-2017                $1,221

Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2013-2017            $332 $326

Median gross rent, 2013-2017                                                          $914 $825

Building permits, 2018                                                                     15,835

Families & Living Arrangements

Households, 2013-2017                                                                            15,421

Persons per household, 2013-2017                                                                      2.78

Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2013-2017                      89.7%        

Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2013-2017           6.3%

Computer and Internet Use

Households with a computer, percent, 2013-2017                                84.4%

Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2013-2017          70.1%

Education

High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2013-2017           84.2%

Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2013-2017      16.4%

Health

With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2013-2017             9.4%

Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent               8.6%

 Economy

In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2013-2017             61.2%

In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2013-2017                    57.6%

Total accommodation and food services sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c)                                      58,520

Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2012 ($1,000)(c)               27,951,792

Total manufacturers shipments, 2012 ($1,000)(c)                                        271,191,050

Total merchant wholesaler sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c)                                                68,012,838

Total retail sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c)                                                            479,166

Total retail sales per capita, 2012(c)                                                           $10,706

Transportation

Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2013-2017                            28.5

Income & Poverty

Median household income (in 2017 dollars), 2013-2017                                  $53,628

Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2017 dollars), 2013-2017                           $23,380

Persons in poverty, percent                                                                       18.1