Alexander County, North Carolina Population 2018

Alexander County, North Carolina's estimated population is 37,286 with a growth rate of 0.20% 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
201737,286750.20%
201637,211-59-0.16%
201637,2702120.57%
201537,058-34-0.09%
201437,09210.00%
201337,0911510.41%
201236,940-99-0.27%
201137,039-202-0.54%
201037,2419,69735.21%
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
White33,005
Black or African American2,142
Some Other Race1,024
Two or More Races461
Asian430
American Indian and Alaska Native114
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander35

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

Alexander 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

Alexander County, North Carolina Median Age

42.4


Total

40.7


Male

43.9


Female

Alexander County, North Carolina Adults

There are 29,211 adults, (6,847 of which are seniors) in Alexander County, North Carolina.

Alexander County, North Carolina Age Dependency

66.4

Age Dependency Ratio

30.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Alexander County, North Carolina Sex Ratio

Female

18,237

49.01%

Male

18,974

50.99%

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
Married86.9%13.1%
All74.4%25.6%
Female63.5%36.5%
Non Family59.3%40.7%
Male58.8%41.2%

74.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Alexander County, North Carolina Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All13,7962.6174.4
Married7,3333.1386.9
Non Family4,4431.1759.3
Female1,3633.8663.5
Male6573.8658.8

3.22

Average Family Size

2.61

Average Household Size

3.3%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.7%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Alexander County, North Carolina Households

Alexander County, North Carolina Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,7586.69%
9th to 12th Grade3,33712.69%
High School Graduate10,42239.65%
Some College4,91718.71%
Associates Degree2,3518.94%
Bachelors Degree2,3949.11%
Graduate Degree1,1084.22%

Alexander County, North Carolina Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White23,77519,4363,340
Black1,5351,086101
Hispanic65537932
Other Race3231829
Multiple Races15313427
Asian1161126
Native American3628
Islander3535

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 17.65%.

Alexander County, North Carolina Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$29,186$33,895$23,665
Less Than High School$20,097$22,778$15,745
High School Grad$27,329$31,622$22,264
Some College$30,246$36,880$22,880
Bachelors Degree$39,104$38,271$40,585
Graduate Degree$48,073$48,500$47,768

$29,186

Average Earnings

$33,895

Average Male

$23,665

Average Female

Alexander County, North Carolina Language

Alexander County, North Carolina Language by Age

Alexander County, North Carolina Language

95.69% of Alexander County, North Carolina residents speak only English, while 4.31% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.49% of the population.

Alexander County, North Carolina Poverty

Alexander County, North Carolina Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White31,9584,97215.56%
Hispanic1,59790556.67%
Other1,00686986.38%
Black1,51421814.40%
Asian43011226.05%
Multiple4386615.07%

17.36%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.34%

Male Poverty Rate

18.36%

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 86.38% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Alexander County, North Carolina is Black, with 14.40% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.27%. Among those working part-time, it was 19.53%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.13%.

Alexander County, North Carolina Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School27.19%
High School11.90%
Some College9.73%
Bachelors or Greater7.54%

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

Name Poverty
Male Unemployed36.16%
Female Unemployed32.18%
Female Employed8.76%
Male Employed7.78%

Alexander County, North Carolina Income

Alexander County, North Carolina Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$40,404$52,750
Families$51,893$63,161
Married Families$62,134$
Non Families$20,518$28,539

Alexander County, North Carolina Marital Status

Alexander County, North Carolina Marital Status

Marriage Rates

52.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.1%

Male Marriage Rate

52.0%

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

Alexander County, North Carolina Marital Status by Race

Alexander County, North Carolina Veterans

Alexander County, North Carolina Veterans by War

2,325

Number of Veterans

2,202

Male Veterans

123

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam983
First Gulf War325
Korea258
Second Gulf War218
World War II87

Alexander County, North Carolina Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 74796
75+497
55 to 64467
35 to 54384
18 to 34181

Alexander County, North Carolina Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White2,2038.33%
Black1136.37%
Hispanic495.19%
2 or More52.86%
Asian42.13%

Alexander County, North Carolina Veterans by Education

4.59%

Veteran Poverty Rate

29.92%

Veteran Disability Rate

Alexander County, North Carolina Employment Status

Alexander County, North Carolina Employment by Age

56.7%

Labor Force Participation

52%

Employment Rate

8.4%

Unemployment Rate

Alexander County, North Carolina Employment by Race

Alexander County, North Carolina Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Alexander County, North Carolina

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Taylorsville20772100231.11%
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