Basic information about the Beaufort County
The Beaufort County is located in the state of North Carolina. This county occupies 959 square miles, with 132 square miles being water areas. There are 47.759 inhabitants living in the county according to the 2010 Census. As for the racial makeup of Beaufort County citizens, the 3 largest groups are White (68.16%), followed by Black or African American (25.59%) and Some Other Race (4.16%). There are 19.941 households in the county, while 67,67% of them are family households and 32,33% represent non family households. There are 10 cities and towns in Beaufort County. The most populated city is Washington city and the smallest town or village is Pinetown CDP.