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POPULATION GROWTH IN MOORE COUNTY

Continuing to Grow

During the period of 2000-2010, Moore County’s population grew at the rate of 18.0%, while the State of North Carolina grew by 18.5%. Population growth in Moore County can be contributed to the pleasant climate, varied lifestyle, excellent medical services, and other amenities available to residents. These assets make the county attractive and draw many newcomers to the area each year as permanent residents.

Pinehurst is Moore County’s largest town and Carthage is the county seat. Moore County has a total area of 705.23 square miles, with 698.83 square miles of land area. The county’s average temperature in January is 39°F and the average July temperature is 78°F. The average rainfall is 47 inches and the elevation of Moore County is 575 feet above sea level.

AREA
Census 2010 Population
2014 Estimate Population
Moore County Total88,24793,078
Aberdeen6,3507,168
Cameron285309
Carthage2,2052,289
Foxfire Village902985
Pinebluff1,3371,396
Pinehurst13,12415,763
Robbins1,0971,130
Southern Pines12,33413,310
Taylortown722735
Vass720747
Whispering Pines2,9283,193
Balance of Moore County46,24346,053

Source: 2010 Census data – U.S. Census Bureau
Source: 2014 Estimates – NC State Data Center, Municipal Estimates (as of 10/14/15)

WORKFORCE:
Annual Unemployment Rate9.7%2010 (Annual)
Latest Unemployment Rate9.1%2011 (Annual)
% Population in Labor Force36.9%2010 (Annual)

 

POPULATION:
2010 Population88, 247
Percent Change 2000-201018.0%
Population Density126.5 per sq. mile

Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Census 2010
http://www.census.gov/
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DID YOU KNOW?

The Pinehurst area is the home of five past equestrian Olympians.

1999

The U.S. Open Championship was played on Pinehurst No. 2 for the first time.

INTERESTING FACT

The Pinehurst area is the home of five past equestrian Olympians.

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