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Encyclopedia > Graham, North Carolina

Graham is a city located in Alamance County, North Carolina. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 12,833. It is the county seat of Alamance CountyGR6. Alamance County is a county located in the state of North Carolina. ... This article is about the year 2000. ... A county seat is an administrative centre for a county. ... Alamance County is a county located in the state of North Carolina. ... The following is a list of sources used in the creation of Wikipedia articles on various geographic topics and locations, such as cities, counties, states, and countries. ...

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History

Graham was laid out in 1849 as the county seat of the newly formed Alamance County, and was incorporated as a town in 1851; it became a city in 1961. It was named for William A. Graham, United States Senator from North Carolina (1840-1843) and Governor of North Carolina (1845-1849). 1849 was a common year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). ... 1851 was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... 1961 (MCMLXI) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will take you to calendar). ... William Alexander Graham (September 5, 1804–August 11, 1875) was a United States Senator from North Carolina from 1840 to 1843 and Governor of North Carolina from 1845 to 1849. ... Seal of the Senate The United States Senate is one of the two chambers of the Congress of the United States, the other being the House of Representatives. ... // List of Governors Roanake Colony, 1585 - 1586 Ralph Lane, 1585 - 1586 John White, 1587 Proprietary Colony, 1664-1731 Governors of Albemarle, 1664-1689 William Drummond 1664-1667 Samuel Stephens 1667-1669 Peter Carteret 1670-1672 John Jenkins 1672-1675 Thomas Eastchurch 1675-1676 John Jenkins 1676-1677 Thomas Miller 1677...


Geography

Location of Graham, North Carolina

Graham is located at 36°3'52" North, 79°23'53" West (36.064486, -79.397941)GR1. Image File history File links NCMap-doton-Graham. ... The following is a list of sources used in the creation of Wikipedia articles on various geographic topics and locations, such as cities, counties, states, and countries. ...


According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 21.1 km² (8.1 mi²). 21.1 km² (8.1 mi²) of it is land and none of the area is covered with water. The United States Census Bureau (officially Bureau of the Census) is a part of the United States Department of Commerce. ... Square kilometre (US spelling: Square kilometer), symbol km², is an SI unit of surface area. ... A square mile is the area equal to a square with sides each 1 mile long. ...


Education

Local public schools in Graham, NC include Graham High School, Southern Alamance High School, Graham Middle School, Southern Middle School, Alexander Wilson Elementary School, B. Everett Jordan Elementary School, North Graham Elementary School, and South Graham Elementary School. The local school system is known as the Alamance-Burlington School System, which was created by a merger between the Alamance County School System and the Burlington City School System in 1996.


Demographics

As of the censusGR2 of 2000, there are 12,833 people, 5,241 households, and 3,385 families residing in the city. The population density is 609.5/km² (1,579.3/mi²). There are 5,685 housing units at an average density of 270.0/km² (699.6/mi²). The racial makeup of the city is 72.88% White, 21.64% African American, 0.44% Native American, 0.73% Asian, 0.00% Pacific Islander, 3.19% from other races, and 1.12% from two or more races. 10.14% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race. A census is the process of obtaining information about every member of a population (not necessarily a human population). ... The following is a list of sources used in the creation of Wikipedia articles on various geographic topics and locations, such as cities, counties, states, and countries. ... This article is about the year 2000. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ...


There are 5,241 households out of which 29.9% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 44.0% are married couples living together, 16.2% have a female householder with no husband present, and 35.4% are non-families. 30.1% of all households are made up of individuals and 11.8% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.37 and the average family size is 2.91. Marriage is a legal, social, and religious relationship between individuals which has formed the foundation of the family for most societies. ...


In the city the population is spread out with 24.0% under the age of 18, 9.9% from 18 to 24, 31.8% from 25 to 44, 20.1% from 45 to 64, and 14.1% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 34 years. For every 100 females there are 90.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 86.4 males.


The median income for a household in the city is $35,706, and the median income for a family is $40,769. Males have a median income of $27,844 versus $22,163 for females. The per capita income for the city is $17,865. 14.9% of the population and 11.9% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 19.8% of those under the age of 18 and 14.9% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line. The per capita income for a group of people may be defined as their total personal income, divided by the total population. ... The poverty line is the level of income below which one cannot afford to purchase all the resources one requires to live. ...


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