Alamance County, North Carolina Population 2018

Alamance County, North Carolina's estimated population is 162,391 with a growth rate of 3.85% 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
2017162,3916,0193.85%
2016156,372-2,953-1.85%
2016159,3251,9361.23%
2015157,3891,6911.09%
2014155,6981,2810.83%
2013154,4179460.62%
2012153,4716140.40%
2011152,8571,3670.90%
2010151,49043,27739.99%
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%

Alamance County, North Carolina Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White110,548
Black or African American29,039
Some Other Race9,386
Two or More Races4,282
Asian2,214
American Indian and Alaska Native621
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander282

Race Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey)

Alamance County, North Carolina Population Pyramid 2018

0%2%4%6%8% Male Population0%2%4%6%8% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Alamance County, North Carolina Median Age

39.6


Total

38.1


Male

41


Female

Alamance County, North Carolina Adults

There are 120,719 adults, (25,020 of which are seniors) in Alamance County, North Carolina.

Alamance County, North Carolina Age Dependency

63.5

Age Dependency Ratio

26.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Alamance County, North Carolina Sex Ratio

Female

82,020

52.45%

Male

74,352

47.55%

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
Married80.9%19.1%
All64.9%35.1%
Non Family54.1%45.9%
Male50.9%49.1%
Female42.3%57.7%

64.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Alamance County, North Carolina Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All62,0532.4564.9
Married29,2543.0480.9
Non Family20,9551.254.1
Female8,8143.2242.3
Male3,0303.1550.9

3.01

Average Family Size

2.45

Average Household Size

5.1%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.4%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Alamance County, North Carolina Households

Alamance County, North Carolina Education

Alamance County, North Carolina Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade6,0745.78%
9th to 12th Grade9,9749.50%
High School Graduate29,57728.16%
Some College25,41224.19%
Associates Degree10,81410.30%
Bachelors Degree15,75515.00%
Graduate Degree7,4297.07%

Alamance County, North Carolina Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White73,70165,90819,243
Black19,37416,0542,562
Hispanic8,9784,424549
Other Race4,7002,273181
Multiple Races1,5431,278240
Asian1,4341,200572
Native American41736168
Islander107107

The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 39.89%.

Alamance County, North Carolina Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,523$35,851$27,302
Less Than High School$19,203$22,681$13,558
High School Grad$25,776$30,833$20,467
Some College$31,950$39,081$27,292
Bachelors Degree$45,285$52,091$40,788
Graduate Degree$53,560$69,643$45,028

$31,523

Average Earnings

$35,851

Average Male

$27,302

Average Female

Alamance County, North Carolina Language

Alamance County, North Carolina Language by Age

Alamance County, North Carolina Language

87.36% of Alamance County, North Carolina residents speak only English, while 12.64% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 10.33% of the population.

Alamance County, North Carolina Poverty

Alamance County, North Carolina Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White99,38512,87012.95%
Black28,6107,68426.86%
Hispanic18,5426,26433.78%
Other9,2653,63239.20%
Multiple4,1541,32031.78%
Native59428247.47%
Islander27020375.19%
Asian2,057502.43%

18.47%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.55%

Male Poverty Rate

20.23%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Alamance County, North Carolina

The race most likely to be in poverty in Alamance County, North Carolina is Islander, with 75.19% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Alamance County, North Carolina is Asian, with 2.43% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.67%. Among those working part-time, it was 22.20%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 25.02%.

Alamance County, North Carolina Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School30.72%
High School16.93%
Some College10.82%
Bachelors or Greater3.71%

Alamance County, North Carolina Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed44.41%
Male Unemployed34.59%
Female Employed11.50%
Male Employed8.48%

Alamance County, North Carolina Income

Alamance County, North Carolina Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$43,209$59,084
Families$54,263$70,653
Married Families$69,586$82,325
Non Families$25,363$33,706

Alamance County, North Carolina Marital Status

Alamance County, North Carolina Marital Status

Marriage Rates

48.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.9%

Male Marriage Rate

45.4%

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 Over65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35To44.

Alamance County, North Carolina Marital Status by Race

Alamance County, North Carolina Veterans

Alamance County, North Carolina Veterans by War

9,934

Number of Veterans

9,008

Male Veterans

926

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam3,328
First Gulf War1,627
Second Gulf War1,228
Korea856
World War II624

Alamance County, North Carolina Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
35 to 542,413
65 to 742,317
55 to 642,235
75+2,219
18 to 34750

Alamance County, North Carolina Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White7,7388.75%
Black1,7858.00%
2 or More25612.57%
Hispanic2242.02%
Indian9418.32%
Other490.88%
Hawaiian129.92%

Alamance County, North Carolina Veterans by Education

10.08%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.90%

Veteran Disability Rate

Alamance County, North Carolina Employment Status

Alamance County, North Carolina Employment by Age

62.4%

Labor Force Participation

58.1%

Employment Rate

6.9%

Unemployment Rate

Alamance County, North Carolina Employment by Race

Alamance County, North Carolina Employment by Education

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%
Data Sources
  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