Basic information about the McDowell County
The McDowell County is located in the state of North Carolina. This county occupies 447 square miles, with 6 square miles being water areas. There are 44.996 inhabitants living in the county according to the 2010 Census. As for the racial makeup of McDowell County citizens, the 3 largest groups are White (90.57%), followed by Black or African American (3.8%) and Some Other Race (3.2%). There are 17.838 households in the county, while 69,78% of them are family households and 30,22% represent non family households. There are 3 cities and towns in McDowell County. The most populated city is Marion city and the smallest town or village is Old Fort town.
- 2.178Remainder of Higgins township
- 11.572Remainder of Marion township
- 3.652Remainder of Nebo township