Basic information about the Cleveland County
The Cleveland County is located in the state of North Carolina. This county occupies 469 square miles, with 5 square miles being water areas. There are 98.078 inhabitants living in the county according to the 2010 Census. As for the racial makeup of Cleveland County citizens, the 3 largest groups are White (75.58%), followed by Black or African American (20.73%) and Two or More races (1.51%). There are 38.555 households in the county, while 69,98% of them are family households and 30,02% represent non family households. There are 16 cities and towns in Cleveland County. The most populated city is Shelby city and the smallest town or village is Earl town.