Harnett County, North Carolina
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Law and government
Harnett County is a member of the regional Mid-Carolina Council of Governments.
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 601 square miles (1,557 km²), of which, 595 square miles (1,541 km²) of it is land and 6 square miles (16 km²) of it (1.05%) is water.
The county is divided into sixteen townships: Anderson Creek, Averasboro, Barbecue, Black River, Buckhorn, Duke, Grove, Hectors Creek, Johnsonville, Lillington, Neills Creek, Stewarts Creek, and Upper Little River.
- Wake County, North Carolina - north-northeast
- Johnston County, North Carolina - east
- Sampson County, North Carolina - southeast
- Cumberland County, North Carolina - south
- Moore County, North Carolina - southwest
- Lee County, North Carolina - northwest
- Chatham County, North Carolina - north-northwest
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As of the censusTemplate:GR of 2000, there were 91,025 people, 33,800 households, and 24,099 families residing in the county. The population density was 153 people per square mile (59/km²). There were 38,605 housing units at an average density of 65 per square mile (25/km²). The racial makeup of the county was 71.13% White, 22.50% Black or African American, 0.87% Native American, 0.65% Asian, 0.07% Pacific Islander, 3.21% from other races, and 1.57% from two or more races. 5.86% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.
There were 33,800 households out of which 36.00% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 53.20% were married couples living together, 13.50% had a female householder with no husband present, and 28.70% were non-families. 23.30% of all households were made up of individuals and 8.50% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.61 and the average family size was 3.07.
In the county the population was spread out with 27.00% under the age of 18, 10.60% from 18 to 24, 32.10% from 25 to 44, 19.90% from 45 to 64, and 10.40% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 32 years. For every 100 females there were 97.40 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 95.00 males.
The median income for a household in the county was $35,105, and the median income for a family was $41,176. Males had a median income of $30,265 versus $22,283 for females. The per capita income for the county was $16,775. About 11.30% of families and 14.90% of the population were below the poverty line, including 17.20% of those under age 18 and 19.40% of those age 65 or over.
Cities and Towns
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