Chatham County's population is 68,698, and with 2.9% growth between July 2013-2014, it's the second fastest growing county in North Carolina. At 709 square miles, Chatham County maintains a relatively low population density.

The median age in Chatham County is 45.5; more than 86% of residents have a high school diploma or higher, and more than 36% have a bachelor's degree or higher.

Chatham County's median household income is $57,140.

Chatham County's labor force and unemployment rates can be found here.

The 2007 Survey of Business owners indicated there were 5,813 businesses in Chatham County.

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