The City of Chapel Hill

Chapel Hill at a glance

Orange County Major Employers

  • UNC at Chapel Hill
  • UNC Health Care Systems
  • Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools
  • Blue Cross Blue Sheild of NC
  • Orange County Schools
  • Town of Chapel Hill
  • Orange County
  • Sports Endeavors/Eurosport
  • Harris Teeter, Inc.
  • PHE, Inc.
  • A Southern Season
  • Carol Woods
  • Food Lion, LLC

Chapel Hill, home of the state’s flagship university, has nearly 60,000 residents, half of them students at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill. Nicknamed the “Southern Part of Heaven” for its leafy setting, mild weather and tolerant attitude, Chapel Hill is most famous for Carolina basketball.

Who lives here?
  • Current population 57,223
  • 72.8 percent white
  • 9.7 percent black
  • 11.9 percent Asian
  • 6.4 percent Hispanic or Latino of any race
  • Median household income is $52,785
  • Bachelors degrees or higher are held by 75.1 percent of the population over 25

*Source: US Census 2010

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