North Carolina

Population 9,752,073

Homefacts State Report

North Carolina is home to more than 9 million residents, making it the 10th most populous of the 50 United States. North Carolina ranks 29th in total area (53,819.00 square miles) and 29th in population density (181.20 people per square mile). The median age of its residents is 38 years, with 77.2% of the population 18 year and over.

According to Homefacts' records there are currently 18,326 criminal and sex offenders in North Carolina (approximately 18.79 offenders per 10,000 people). The unemployment rate in North Carolina is 4.5% .

Schools view a full school report for North Carolina

2,621 Public Schools

Crime view a full crime report for North Carolina

Search for crime activity and registered Sex Offenders in North Carolina by county or city by selecting one of the links. View a full report by visiting the North Carolina crime and registered Sex Offenders report pages.

18,326 Registered Sex Offenders found in North Carolina

A search for our database shows there are 18,326 registered Sex Offenders in North Carolina. North Carolina has a ratio of 18.79 offenders per 10,000 residents.

Our database indicates that there are 1,775 incarcerated Sex Offenders in North Carolina. As well as 273 offenders whose location is unknown in North Carolina due to the offenders being transient or their address being unmappable.

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North Carolina Registered Sex Offender Distribution

Registered Offenders per 10,000 population
  • > 30 per 10,000
  • 25 - 30 per 10,000
  • 20 -25 per 10,000
  • 10 - 20 per 10,000
  • < 10 per 10,000

Crime Index in North Carolina

*100 is national avg. Greater than 100 means higher crime, lower means less crime.

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Search for real estate in North Carolina by selecting one of the top for sale, foreclosure or rental markets links listed. For nearby or other top North Carolina real estate, home values or foreclosures, see our additional real estate links.

Real Estate Overview

Average Listing Price
$190,000 compared to August 2016
Median Sales Price
$170,000 compared to August 2016

Housing Inventory

Property Type
  • Vacant
    14.4%
  • Rented
    30.9%
  • Owned
    54.7%

10,409 Foreclosures

median foreclosure price
$85,000  

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Foreclosure Status Distribution

47,955 Building Permits

North Carolina building permits average per year since 2001 is 62,737. In 2006, there was a high number of building permits with 94,084 and a low number of building permits in 2011 of 30,678. 69.21% of the building permits are for Single Family housing units in 2012.

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Environmental Hazards

124,757 Environmental Hazards

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Unemployment view full North Carolina unemployment report

Since 2005 the unemployment rate in North Carolina has ranged from 2.7% in December 1998 to 12.0% in January 2010. The current unemployment rate for North Carolina is 4.5% for August 2017. See how other local areas compare by using our Unemployment Compare tool.

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Politics

State Representatives

  • Gov. Pat McCrory
  • Sen. Richard Burr
  • Sen. Thom Tillis
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