Chapel Hill

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  1. Chapel Hill Legal Resources
  2. Chapel Hill Statistics
  3. Chapel Hill Property/Housing/Real Estate Information
  4. Chapel Hill Employment Information
  5. Chapel Hill Family Information
  6. Chapel Hill Education Information
  7. Chapel Hill Business Information
  8. Chapel Hill Public Benefits Information
  9. Chapel Hill Immigration & Civil Rights Information
  10. Chapel Hill Zip Codes


Chapel Hill Legal Resources

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Chapel Hill Statistics

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  • Population (2000): 64,386
  • Land Area (2000): 227.496 square kilometers
  • Water Area (2000): 0.899 square kilometers
  • Average Daily / Average High Temperature In Fahrenheit (Celsius) In January (1961-1990): 37.2186 (2.9) / (-17.8)
  • Average Daily / Average High Temperature In Fahrenheit (Celsius) In July (1961-1990): 76.8186 (24.9) / 88.7186 (31.5)
  • Average Annual Heating Degree Days (1961-1990): 3,802
  • Average Annual Cooling Degree Days (1961-1990): 1,233
  • Average Annual Precipitation (1961-1990): 46 inches
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Houses (2000): 25,417
Very Low Income (VLI) Owner Households (2000): 612
Very Low Income (VLI) Renter Households (2000): 5,275

Chapel Hill Population - Urban/Rural

Urban/Rural Population Percent
 Urban 54,983 84.74%
 Rural, Farm 119 0.18%
 Rural, Non-farm 9,785 15.08%

Chapel Hill Real Estate Lawyers provide services for home buying/selling, commercial real estate, leases, landlord tenant, construction, land use and zoning laws. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Chapel Hill Employment Information

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Chapel Hill Labor Force By Month


Year Labor Force  Employed Unemployment
 Total Percent Rate
1990 20,481 19,893 589 2.87% 29
1991 20,898 20,200 698 3.34% 33
1992 21,380 20,654 726 3.40% 34
1993 21,909 21,311 598 2.73% 27
1994 22,492 21,969 523 2.33% 23
1995 22,787 22,261 526 2.31% 23
1996 23,370 22,872 497 2.13% 21
1997 24,167 23,723 444 1.84% 18
1998 24,486 24,100 386 1.58% 16
1999 24,881 24,539 342 1.37% 14
2000 23,078 22,505 573 2.48% 25
2001 23,521 22,706 816 3.47% 35
2002 23,292 22,291 1,000 4.30% 43
2003 22,930 21,950 980 4.27% 43
2004 23,010 22,140 869 3.78% 38
2005 25,877 25,071 806 3.11% 31
2006 26,518 25,740 778 2.93% 29
2007 26,551 25,798 753 2.84% 28
2008 26,735 25,782 953 3.57% 36
Month Labor Force  Employed Unemployment
 Total Percent Rate
Jan 2008 26,481 25,683 798 3.01% 30
Feb 2008 26,580 25,710 870 3.27% 33
Mar 2008 26,566 25,782 784 2.95% 30
Apr 2008 26,629 25,900 729 2.74% 27
May 2008 26,649 25,688 961 3.61% 36
Jun 2008 26,979 25,806 1,173 4.35% 43
Jul 2008 27,507 26,187 1,320 4.80% 48
Aug 2008 26,668 25,648 1,020 3.82% 38
Sep 2008 26,560 25,634 926 3.49% 35
Oct, 2008 -- -- -- --% --
Nov, 2008 -- -- -- --% --
Dec, 2008 -- -- -- --% --

Chapel Hill Employment By Industry


 Male, with percent of employed male population
1. Educational Services 3,887 24.15%
2. Professional / Scientific / Tech Services 2,023 12.57%
3. Health Care 1,833 11.39%
4. Accommodation and Food Services 1,356 8.42%
5. Construction 988 6.14%
6. Public Administration 500 3.11%
7. Finance and Insurance 422 2.62%
8. Computer and Electronic Manufacturing 395 2.45%
9. Admin, Support, and Waste Management 355 2.21%
10. Chemical Manufacturing 352 2.19%
11. Arts / Entertainment / Recreation 267 1.66%
12. Publishing / Movie / Sound Recording Industries 265 1.65%
13. Real Estate and Rental and Leasing 245 1.52%
14. Religious / Grantmaking / Civic / Similar Organizations 235 1.46%
15. Info Services and Data Processing 224 1.39%
16. Food and Beverage Stores 217 1.35%
17. Broadcasting and Telecommunications 203 1.26%
18. Radio, Television, and Computer Stores 176 1.09%
19. Motor Vehicle and Parts Dealers 166 1.03%
20. Repair and Maintenance 162 1.01%
 Female, with percent of employed female population
1. Educational Services 5,106 29.94%
2. Health Care 2,787 16.34%
3. Professional / Scientific / Tech Services 1,512 8.87%
4. Accommodation and Food Services 1,297 7.61%
5. Social Assistance 579 3.40%
6. Public Administration 506 2.97%
7. Arts / Entertainment / Recreation 469 2.75%
8. Finance and Insurance 362 2.12%
9. Admin, Support, and Waste Management 356 2.09%
10. Info Services and Data Processing 354 2.08%
11. Religious / Grantmaking / Civic / Similar Organizations 314 1.84%
12. Chemical Manufacturing 304 1.78%
13. Publishing / Movie / Sound Recording Industries 283 1.66%
14. Department and Other General Stores 226 1.33%
15. Real Estate and Rental and Leasing 209 1.23%
16. Clothing and Apparel Including Shoes 205 1.20%
17. Private Household Services 186 1.09%
18. Food and Beverage Stores 178 1.04%
19. Personal and Laundry Services 170 1.00%
20. Used Merchandise / Gift / Misc. Stores 147 0.86%

Chapel Hill Employment By Job


 Male, with percent of employed male population
1. Postsecondary Teachers 1,555 9.66%
2. Computer Specialists 1,179 7.32%
3. Life and Physical Scientists 897 5.57%
4. Other Management Occupations 872 5.42%
5. Physicians and Surgeons 816 5.07%
6. Other Sales and Related Occupations 516 3.21%
7. Engineers 446 2.77%
8. Top Executives 396 2.46%
9. Other Office and Admin Support 391 2.43%
10. Cooks and Food Preparation Workers 345 2.14%
11. Retail Sales, Not cashiers 343 2.13%
12. Informaion and Record Clerks, Not Customer Service 321 1.99%
13. Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance 293 1.82%
14. Media and Communications Workers 283 1.76%
15. Waiters and Waitresses 278 1.73%
16. Sales Reps / Wholesale and Manufact 254 1.58%
17. Other Installation / Maintenance 246 1.53%
18. Social Scientists and Related 226 1.40%
19. Business Operations Specialists 225 1.40%
20. Advertising / Marketing / PR / Sales 220 1.37%
 Female, with percent of employed female population
1. Other Office and Admin Support 1,121 6.57%
2. Postsecondary Teachers 1,059 6.21%
3. Other Management Occupations 932 5.47%
4. Informaion and Record Clerks, Not Customer Service 775 4.54%
5. Secretaries and Admins 761 4.46%
6. Registered Nurses 667 3.91%
7. Waiters and Waitresses 607 3.56%
8. Life and Physical Scientists 605 3.55%
9. Teachers, Pre/Primary School 587 3.44%
10. Computer Specialists 545 3.20%
11. Health Technologists and Technicians 505 2.96%
12. Retail Sales, Not cashiers 472 2.77%
13. Other Sales and Related Occupations 437 2.56%
14. Business Operations Specialists 415 2.43%
15. Cashiers 399 2.34%
16. Media and Communications Workers 376 2.20%
17. Other Teachers / Instructors / Librarians 375 2.20%
18. Counselors / Social Workers / Etc. 372 2.18%
19. Child Care Workers 364 2.13%
20. Physicians and Surgeons 308 1.81%

Chapel Hill Hours Worked Per Week In 1999

Hours Per Week  Population Percent
35 or more hours 27,139 49.56%
15-35 hours 12,054 22.01%
1-14 hours 3,880 7.09%
No regular hours 11,684 21.34%

Chapel Hill Time Left For Work

Time  Population Percent
Midnight-4:59 AM 356 1.17%
5 AM-5:29 AM 102 0.33%
5:30 AM-5:59 AM 322 1.05%
6 AM-6:29 AM 923 3.02%
6:30 AM-6:59 AM 1,708 5.59%
7 AM-7:29 AM 4,012 13.14%
7:30 AM-7:59 AM 5,799 19.00%
8 AM-8:29 AM 4,595 15.05%
8:30 AM-8:59 AM 2,542 8.33%
9:00 AM-9:59 AM 2,886 9.45%
10:00 AM-10:59 AM 1,263 4.14%
11:00 AM-11:59 AM 633 2.07%
Noon-3:59 PM 2,902 9.51%
4 PM-11:59 PM 2,485 8.14%

Chapel Hill Length Of Commute In Minutes

Minutes  Population Percent
Less than 5 968 3.17%
5-9 4,080 13.36%
10-14 6,377 20.89%
15-19 5,891 19.30%
20-24 5,068 16.60%
25-29 1,776 5.82%
30-34 3,325 10.89%
35-39 649 2.13%
40-44 763 2.50%
45-59 946 3.10%
60-89 417 1.37%
At least 90 268 0.88%

Chapel Hill Length Of Commute In Mintues - Public vs. Private Transportation


Minutes  Population (public) Percent  Population (private) Percent
Under 30 1,261 4.13% 22,899 75.01%
30-44 268 0.88% 4,469 14.64%
45-59 38 0.12% 908 2.97%
At least 60 39 0.13% 646 2.12%

Chapel Hill Type Of Commute

Type Population Percent
 Bicycle 608 1.89%
 Car / truck / van, carpool 3,127 9.73%
 Car / truck / van, solo 21,289 66.23%
 Motorcycle 69 0.21%
 Other 158 0.49%
 Public transportation 1,606 5.00%
 Walked 3,671 11.42%
 Worked at home 1,618 5.03%

Chapel Hill Employment Lawyers handle cases involving employment contracts, severance agreements, OSHA, workers compensation, ADA, race, sex, pregnancy, national-orgin, sexual orientation and age discrimination, sexual harassment, hours & wages and overtime issues. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Chapel Hill Family Information

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Households (2000): 24,045 (55,538 people)
Families (2000): 12,637 (37,162 people)
Families where both partners work (2000): 5,841
People at same address in 1995: 22,106

Chapel Hill Household Income in 1999


Income Population Percent
Under $10,000 3,511 14.60%
$10,000-$14,999 1,344 5.59%
$15,000-$19,999 1,225 5.09%
$20,000-$24,999 1,370 5.70%
$25,000-$29,999 1,361 5.66%
$30,000-$34,999 1,032 4.29%
$35,000-$39,999 1,086 4.52%
$40,000-$44,999 1,125 4.68%
$45,000-$49,999 707 2.94%
$50,000-$59,999 1,620 6.74%
$60,000-$74,999 1,779 7.40%
$75,000-$99,999 2,311 9.61%
$100,000-$124,999 1,520 6.32%
$125,000-$149,999 1,180 4.91%
$150,000-$199,999 1,466 6.10%
$200,000 or more 1,408 5.86%

Chapel Hill Household Type

Type Population Percent
 Nonfamily, 1 person 6,855 28.76%
 Family, 2 people 5,655 23.73%
 Nonfamily, 2 people 3,379 14.18%
 Family, 3 people 2,986 12.53%
 Nonfamily, 3 people 697 2.92%
 Family, 4 people 2,553 10.71%
 Nonfamily, 4 people 313 1.31%
 Family, 5 people 905 3.80%
 Nonfamily, 5 people 88 0.37%
 Family, 6 people 234 0.98%
 Nonfamily, 6 people 48 0.20%
 Family, 7 or more people 101 0.42%
 Nonfamily, 7 or more people 20 0.08%

Chapel Hill Household Income Type

Type  Population Percent
Earnings 20,737 30.81%
Interest / Dividend / Rent 12,602 18.72%
Public Assistance 245 0.36%
Retirement 3,166 4.70%
Self Employment 3,605 5.36%
Social Security 4,106 6.10%
Supplemental Security 362 0.54%
Wage / Salary 20,217 30.04%
Other 2,265 3.37%

Chapel Hill Family Type

Type Population Percent
 No children under 18 5,391 51.89%
 With children under 18 4,998 48.11%

Chapel Hill Marital Status - Male (for those 15+ in 2000)

Type Population Percent
 Divorced 1,182 4.74%
 Married 11,380 45.61%
 Never Married 11,983 48.03%
 Widowed 403 1.62%

Chapel Hill Marital Status - Female (for those 15+ in 2000)

Type Population Percent
 Divorced 2,076 6.81%
 Married 11,650 38.20%
 Never Married 15,139 49.64%
 Widowed 1,635 5.36%

Chapel Hill Family Lawyers help clients with family law issues, such as marriage, divorce, domestic partnerships, adoptions, paternity, annulment, child support, custody, division of property, alimony, palimony, restraining orders, spousal support, uncontested divorce and visitation rights. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Chapel Hill Education Information

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Chapel Hill Highest Degree Earned (18 or older)

Degree Population Percent
 Less than 9th grade 947 1.77%
 9th-12th grade, no diploma 1,992 3.73%
 High school diploma or equivalent 5,311 9.95%
 Some college, no degree 16,822 31.53%
 Associate degree 1,573 2.95%
 Bachelors degree 13,072 24.50%
 Graduate or professional degree 13,636 25.56%

Chapel Hill Population In School (3 or older)

School Level  In Public School Percent  In Private School Percent Total Percent
Nursery or preschool 310 0.48% 634 0.98% 944 1.47%
Kindergarten 507 0.79% 106 0.16% 613 0.95%
Grades 1-4 2,504 3.89% 430 0.67% 2,934 4.56%
Grades 5-8 2,486 3.86% 360 0.56% 2,846 4.42%
Grades 9-12 2,495 3.88% 279 0.43% 2,774 4.31%
Undergrad college 15,700 24.38% 330 0.51% 16,030 24.90%
Graduate or professional school 3,708 5.76% 499 0.78% 4,207 6.53%
Total 27,710 43.04% 2,638 4.10% 30,348 47.13%

Chapel Hill Education Lawyers represent colleges, school districts, other educational institutions, and students in the practice of education law. They handle issues related to No Child Left Behind, special education, and disability rights. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Chapel Hill Business Information

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Retail sales (2002): $569,656,000
Accommodation and foodservices sales (2002): $130,755,000
Chapel Hill Business Lawyers provide services for corporations, LLCs, partnerships, contracts, franchising and business litigation. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Chapel Hill Public Benefits Information

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Chapel Hill Above Or Below Poverty Level In 1999

Above/Below Population Percent
 At Or Above Poverty Level 46,118 82.79%
 Below Poverty Level 9,584 17.21%

Chapel Hill Public Benefits Lawyers assess the range of local, state and federal government benefits to which their clients may be entitled and help them apply for such programs, as well as appeal decisions denying such benefits to their clients. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Chapel Hill Immigration & Civil Rights Information

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Chapel Hill Population By Age

Age Population Percent
0-9 Years 5,864 9.11%
10-19 Years 12,538 19.47%
20-29 Years 16,931 26.30%
30-39 Years 7,356 11.42%
40-49 Years 8,636 13.41%
50-59 Years 6,099 9.47%
60-69 Years 3,082 4.79%
70-79 Years 2,476 3.85%
80-89 Years 1,156 1.80%
90+ Years 248 0.39%

Chapel Hill Population - Male/Female

Male/Female Population Percent
 Male 29,651 46.05%
 Female 34,735 53.95%

Chapel Hill Population By Ethnicity

Ethnicity Population Percent
 Caucasian 50,221 78.00%
 African-American 6,986 10.85%
 Asian 3,891 6.04%
 Hispanic/Latino 1,996 3.10%
 Multiracial 958 1.49%
 Amerindian 206 0.32%
 Other Race 111 0.17%
 Pacific Islander 17 0.03%

Chapel Hill Top Specified Ancestries

Rank Ancestry  Population Percent Of Specified Ancestries
1. English 9,966 17.73%
2. German 9,659 17.19%
3. Irish 7,086 12.61%
4. Scottish 3,126 5.56%
5. Scotch Irish 2,997 5.33%
6. Italian 2,966 5.28%
7. United States Or American 2,964 5.27%
8. Polish 1,873 3.33%
9. French Non-Basque 1,819 3.24%
10. European 1,410 2.51%

Chapel Hill Top Languages Spoken At Home

Rank Language  Population Percent Of Reported Languages
1. Only English 54,103 86.71%
2. Spanish Or Spanish Creole 2,766 4.43%
3. Chinese 1,255 2.01%
4. French 612 0.98%
5. German 506 0.81%
6. Korean 494 0.79%
7. Japanese 374 0.60%
8. Russian 266 0.43%
9. Gujarathi 156 0.25%
10. Portuguese / Portuguese Creole 154 0.25%

Chapel Hill Citizen Type

Type Population Percent
 Citizen by birth 58,237 89.75%
 Naturalized immigrant 1,809 2.79%
 Not a citizen 4,841 7.46%

Chapel Hill Immigration Lawyers help clients navigate through the federal immigration process. They help workers secure temporary visas (H1-B, fiances obtain K-1 visas, and permanent immigrants apply for Green Cards or citizenship. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.
Chapel Hill Civil Rights Lawyers represent clients who have been illegally discriminated against on the basis of race, gender, sexual orientation, disability and national origin. If you have suffered employment discrimination, sexual harassment, or have been treated differently by a hotel, restaurant, or other public accommodation, a civil rights lawyer can help you determine whether your rights were violated and what types of redress are available. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


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