Basic information about the Gates County
The Gates County is located in the state of North Carolina. This county occupies 346 square miles, with 6 square miles being water areas. There are 12.197 inhabitants living in the county according to the 2010 Census. As for the racial makeup of Gates County citizens, the 3 largest groups are White (63.69%), followed by Black or African American (33.16%) and Two or More races (1.8%). There are 4.665 households in the county, while 72,84% of them are family households and 27,16% represent non family households. There are 2 cities and towns in Gates County. The most populated city is Gatesville town and the smallest town or village is Sunbury CDP.