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 38.7 years, with 77.4% of the population 18 year and over.
According to Homefacts' records there are currently 24,335 criminal and sex offenders in North Carolina (approximately 24.95 offenders per 10,000 people). The unemployment rate in North Carolina is 3.5% .