Alamance County, North Carolina Population 2019

Alamance County, North Carolina's estimated population is 163,529 with a growth rate of 1.96% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Alamance County, North Carolina is the 17th largest county in North Carolina.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2018166,4362,9071.78%
2017163,5293,1371.96%
2016160,3923,2922.10%
2015157,1001,6751.08%
2014155,4251,2260.80%
2013154,1999170.60%
2012153,2825860.38%
2011152,6961,2560.83%
2010151,44043,22739.95%
1990108,2138,8948.95%
198099,3192,9573.07%
197096,36210,68812.48%
196085,67414,45420.29%
195071,22013,79324.02%
194057,42715,28736.28%
193042,1409,42228.80%
192032,7184,00613.95%
191028,7123,04711.87%
190025,6657,39440.47%
189018,2713,65825.03%
188014,6132,73923.07%
187011,874220.19%
186011,8524083.57%
185011,4440.00%

How Many People Live in Alamance County, North Carolina?

163,529

Population by Race

Race Population
White111,229
Black or African American29,972
Some Other Race9,594
Two or More Races4,053
Asian2,378
American Indian and Alaska Native551
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander67

Alamance County, North Carolina Population Pyramid 2019

Alamance County, North Carolina Median Age

39.7


Total

38.2


Male

41.1


Female

Alamance County, North Carolina Adults

There are 121,903 adults, (25,600 of whom are seniors) in Alamance County, North Carolina.

Alamance County, North Carolina Age Dependency

63.9

Age Dependency Ratio

26.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Alamance County, North Carolina Sex Ratio

Female

82,766

52.44%

Male

75,078

47.56%

Alamance County, North Carolina Households and Families

Alamance County, North Carolina Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Alamance County, North Carolina Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married81.5%18.5%
All65.4%34.6%
Non Family54.3%45.7%
Male53.2%46.8%
Female44.8%55.2%

65.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All63,0352.4365.4
Married29,0793.0481.5
Non Family21,5561.2154.3
Female9,4293.1644.8
Male2,9712.9953.2

2.99

Average Family Size

2.43

Average Household Size

5.1%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Alamance County, North Carolina Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade6,2495.87%
9th to 12th Grade9,8099.22%
High School Graduate29,75227.95%
Some College25,56724.02%
Associates Degree10,72710.08%
Bachelors Degree16,34215.35%
Graduate Degree7,9977.51%

Alamance County, North Carolina Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White74,14966,82619,891
Black19,90416,3472,956
Hispanic9,2794,528501
Other Race4,7262,399124
Asian1,5591,290701
Multiple Races1,4881,253268
Native American41835982
Islander494611

The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 93.88%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 44.96%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,464$36,967$28,446
Less Than High School$21,139$25,189$14,949
High School Grad$26,869$31,681$21,612
Some College$33,459$40,221$28,579
Bachelors Degree$46,115$54,021$41,556
Graduate Degree$55,008$67,198$45,990

$32,464

Average Earnings

$36,967

Average Male

$28,446

Average Female

Alamance County, North Carolina Language

Alamance County, North Carolina Language by Age

Alamance County, North Carolina Language

87.34% of Alamance County, North Carolina residents speak only English, while 12.66% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 10.40% of the population.

Alamance County, North Carolina Poverty

Alamance County, North Carolina Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White99,49012,08912.15%
Black29,4877,70726.14%
Hispanic19,1276,15732.19%
Other9,4983,51837.04%
Multiple3,9281,11028.26%
Native52518435.05%
Asian2,202954.31%
Islander6111.64%

17.57%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.43%

Male Poverty Rate

19.53%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Alamance County, North Carolina

The race most likely to be in poverty in Alamance County, North Carolina is Other, with 37.04% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Alamance County, North Carolina is Islander, with 1.64% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.03%. Among those working part-time, it was 22.53%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 24.39%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School29.57%
High School16.51%
Some College10.01%
Bachelors or Greater3.69%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed43.71%
Male Unemployed35.14%
Female Employed11.42%
Male Employed7.60%

Alamance County, North Carolina Income

Alamance County, North Carolina Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$44,281$61,661
Families$56,979$73,916
Married Families$73,307$87,106
Non Families$26,233$35,216

Alamance County, North Carolina Marital Status

Alamance County, North Carolina Marital Status

Marriage Rates

48.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.4%

Male Marriage Rate

45.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Alamance County, North Carolina Married by Age and Sex

Alamance County, North Carolina Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Alamance County, North Carolina Marital Status by Race

Alamance County, North Carolina Veterans

9,294

Number of Veterans

8,425

Male Veterans

869

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam3,135
First Gulf War1,419
Second Gulf War1,125
Korea860
World War II490

Alamance County, North Carolina Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White7,2588.16%
Black1,6607.25%
Hispanic2632.31%
2 or More1829.31%
Other911.60%
Indian7816.08%
Hawaiian1730.36%
Asian80.45%

Alamance County, North Carolina Veterans by Education

7.89%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.84%

Veteran Disability Rate

Alamance County, North Carolina Employment Status

62.4%

Labor Force Participation

58.6%

Employment Rate

6%

Unemployment Rate

Alamance County, North Carolina Place of Birth

Origin of Non Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

65.11%

Born in North Carolina

91.84%

Native Born

8.16%

Foreign Born

5.74%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

91.84% of Alamance County, North Carolina residents were born in the United States, with 65.11% having been born in North Carolina. 5.74% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Population of Cities in Alamance County, North Carolina

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Burlington 509465270917633.46%
Graham14307147074002.80%
Mebane 1137214117274524.14%
Elon9360101477878.41%
Gibsonville 643770295929.20%
Haw River231024451355.84%
Green Level21002173733.48%
Swepsonville1154133518115.68%
Alamance951997464.84%
Ossipee543562193.50%
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990