McDowell County

McDowell County

Last updated September 2019

27,180 Total Voters

Republican 39.9% Democrat 25.83% Libertarian 0.55% Unaffiliated 33.72%
White 94.89% Black 2.9% Other 2.21%

McDowell County is a county located in the U.S. state of North Carolina. As of the 2010 census, the population was 44,996. Its county seat is Marion.

McDowell County comprises the Marion, NC Micropolitan Statistical Area, which is also included in the Hickory-Lenoir, NC Combined Statistical Area.

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Unemployment 10.23%

Voter Registration Thousands

In the General Assembly

  • State House
  • Josh Dobson (NC-85)

    Appointed on Jan 29, 2013 to replace Mitch Gillespie

  • State Senate
  • Ralph Hise (NC-47)

Election Results