Alexander County, North Carolina Population 2019

Alexander County, North Carolina's estimated population is 37,146 with a growth rate of 0.01% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Alexander County, North Carolina is the 65th largest county in North Carolina.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201837,3532070.56%
201737,14640.01%
201637,1421820.49%
201536,960-32-0.09%
201436,992-24-0.06%
201337,016910.25%
201236,925-103-0.28%
201137,028-207-0.56%
201037,2359,69135.18%
199027,5442,54510.18%
198024,9995,53328.42%
197019,4663,84124.58%
196015,6251,0717.36%
195014,5541,1008.18%
194013,4545324.12%
193012,9227105.81%
192012,2126205.35%
191011,5926325.77%
190010,9601,53016.22%
18909,4301,07512.87%
18808,3551,48721.65%
18706,86884614.05%
18606,02280215.36%
18505,2200.00%

Alexander County, North Carolina Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White32,705
Black or African American2,187
Some Other Race1,286
Two or More Races443
Asian428
American Indian and Alaska Native82
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander28

Alexander County, North Carolina Population Pyramid 2019

Alexander County, North Carolina Median Age

42.8


Total

41.8


Male

44.2


Female

Alexander County, North Carolina Adults

There are 29,469 adults, (6,973 of whom are seniors) in Alexander County, North Carolina.

Alexander County, North Carolina Age Dependency

65.2

Age Dependency Ratio

31

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Alexander County, North Carolina Sex Ratio

Female

18,362

49.41%

Male

18,797

50.59%

Alexander County, North Carolina Households and Families

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

Alexander County, North Carolina Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married86.3%13.7%
All75.5%24.5%
Non Family63.6%36.4%
Female63.5%36.5%
Male59%41%

75.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All13,7442.6175.5
Married7,3833.186.3
Non Family4,0381.1863.6
Female1,5863.6463.5
Male7373.3759

3.15

Average Family Size

2.61

Average Household Size

3%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Alexander County, North Carolina Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,5545.85%
9th to 12th Grade3,25112.24%
High School Graduate10,60039.91%
Some College4,88018.37%
Associates Degree2,5919.75%
Bachelors Degree2,4539.24%
Graduate Degree1,2324.64%

Alexander County, North Carolina Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White23,72119,6543,550
Black1,5211,11549
Hispanic75348726
Other Race5003587
Multiple Races27022943
Asian20317821
Native American8282
Islander2828

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among multiple races people with a rate of 15.93%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,495$36,222$24,164
Less Than High School$22,236$29,167$16,490
High School Grad$27,900$34,281$21,653
Some College$31,147$39,363$24,411
Bachelors Degree$41,908$45,060$40,881
Graduate Degree$45,000$41,628$48,478

$30,495

Average Earnings

$36,222

Average Male

$24,164

Average Female

Alexander County, North Carolina Language

Alexander County, North Carolina Language by Age

Alexander County, North Carolina Language

94.67% of Alexander County, North Carolina residents speak only English, while 5.33% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.13% of the population.

Alexander County, North Carolina Poverty

Alexander County, North Carolina Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White31,7593,60811.36%
Hispanic1,66391254.84%
Other1,27787868.75%
Black1,56536923.58%
Asian42823554.91%
Multiple42719244.96%

14.72%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.37%

Male Poverty Rate

16.99%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Alexander County, North Carolina

The race most likely to be in poverty in Alexander County, North Carolina is Other, with 68.75% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Alexander County, North Carolina is White, with 11.36% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.45%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.79%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.53%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School23.66%
Some College9.66%
High School9.63%
Bachelors or Greater5.79%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed37.71%
Male Unemployed30.26%
Female Employed7.60%
Male Employed5.63%

Alexander County, North Carolina Income

Alexander County, North Carolina Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$44,523$58,427
Families$52,770$68,320
Married Families$65,176-
Non Families$21,978$32,188

Alexander County, North Carolina Marital Status

Alexander County, North Carolina Marital Status

Marriage Rates

51.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.7%

Male Marriage Rate

50.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Alexander County, North Carolina Married by Age and Sex

Alexander 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.

Alexander County, North Carolina Marital Status by Race

Alexander County, North Carolina Veterans

2,186

Number of Veterans

2,138

Male Veterans

48

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam956
First Gulf War375
Korea259
Second Gulf War143
World War II92

Alexander County, North Carolina Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White2,0887.94%
Black945.26%
Asian41.37%

Alexander County, North Carolina Veterans by Education

4.36%

Veteran Poverty Rate

33.24%

Veteran Disability Rate

Alexander County, North Carolina Employment Status

57.5%

Labor Force Participation

53.6%

Employment Rate

6.7%

Unemployment Rate

Population of Cities in Alexander County, North Carolina

  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