Beaufort County, North Carolina Population 2018

Beaufort County, North Carolina's estimated population is 47,088 with a growth rate of -0.89% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Beaufort County, North Carolina is the 55th largest county in North Carolina.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201747,088-425-0.89%
201647,5131520.32%
201647,361-28-0.06%
201547,389390.08%
201447,350-41-0.09%
201347,391-45-0.09%
201247,436-227-0.48%
201147,663-136-0.28%
201047,7995,51613.05%
199042,2831,9284.78%
198040,3554,37512.16%
197035,980-34-0.09%
196036,014-1,120-3.02%
195037,1347031.93%
194036,4311,4054.01%
193035,0264,00212.90%
192031,0241470.48%
191030,8774,47316.94%
190026,4045,33225.30%
189021,0723,59820.59%
188017,4744,46334.30%
187013,011-1,755-11.89%
186014,7669506.88%
185013,8161,59113.01%
184012,2251,25611.45%
183010,9691,11911.36%
18209,8502,64736.75%
18107,20396115.40%
18006,24278014.28%
17905,4620.00%

Beaufort County, North Carolina Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White33,458
Black or African American12,331
Two or More Races923
Some Other Race640
Asian59
American Indian and Alaska Native54
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander48

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

Beaufort 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

Beaufort County, North Carolina Median Age

45.2


Total

43.5


Male

46.8


Female

Beaufort County, North Carolina Adults

There are 37,440 adults, (10,310 of which are seniors) in Beaufort County, North Carolina.

Beaufort County, North Carolina Age Dependency

75.2

Age Dependency Ratio

38

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Beaufort County, North Carolina Sex Ratio

Female

24,799

52.19%

Male

22,714

47.81%

Beaufort County, North Carolina Households and Families

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

Beaufort County, North Carolina Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married85.9%14.1%
All69.4%30.6%
Male66%34%
Non Family57.4%42.6%
Female38.1%61.9%

69.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Beaufort County, North Carolina Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All19,0212.4769.4
Married9,3193.0185.9
Non Family6,6381.1757.4
Female2,2873.7538.1
Male7773.4266

3.1

Average Family Size

2.47

Average Household Size

4.2%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Beaufort County, North Carolina Households

Beaufort County, North Carolina Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,9335.71%
9th to 12th Grade3,2679.65%
High School Graduate11,13132.87%
Some College7,64922.59%
Associates Degree3,59510.62%
Bachelors Degree4,03911.93%
Graduate Degree2,2476.64%

Beaufort County, North Carolina Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White24,01621,6165,639
Black8,0386,380534
Hispanic1,56945567
Other Race29127
Multiple Races22613735
Native American545415
Asian3333
Islander2323

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 native american people with a rate of 27.78%.

Beaufort County, North Carolina Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,749$34,599$26,700
Less Than High School$24,931$25,920$20,988
High School Grad$24,490$31,784$18,104
Some College$32,238$40,492$28,331
Bachelors Degree$41,503$53,281$35,875
Graduate Degree$46,525$45,200$46,882

$30,749

Average Earnings

$34,599

Average Male

$26,700

Average Female

Beaufort County, North Carolina Language

Beaufort County, North Carolina Language by Age

Beaufort County, North Carolina Language

93.59% of Beaufort County, North Carolina residents speak only English, while 6.41% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 5.39% of the population.

Beaufort County, North Carolina Poverty

Beaufort County, North Carolina Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black12,1764,02033.02%
White31,0283,34810.79%
Hispanic3,49667719.36%
Multiple90235739.58%
Other6397712.05%
Asian342470.59%
Islander232191.30%
Native5423.70%

17.48%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.33%

Male Poverty Rate

19.46%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Beaufort County, North Carolina

The race most likely to be in poverty in Beaufort County, North Carolina is Islander, with 91.30% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Beaufort County, North Carolina is Native, with 3.70% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.02%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.27%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 25.00%.

Beaufort County, North Carolina Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School25.60%
High School20.16%
Some College10.50%
Bachelors or Greater4.05%

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

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed45.64%
Male Unemployed41.36%
Female Employed10.99%
Male Employed4.32%

Beaufort County, North Carolina Income

Beaufort County, North Carolina Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$40,906$55,513
Families$51,959$66,070
Married Families$62,535$
Non Families$19,851$34,436

Beaufort County, North Carolina Marital Status

Beaufort County, North Carolina Marital Status

Marriage Rates

50.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.3%

Male Marriage Rate

48.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Beaufort County, North Carolina Married by Age and Sex

Beaufort 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 55To64.

Beaufort County, North Carolina Marital Status by Race

Beaufort County, North Carolina Veterans

Beaufort County, North Carolina Veterans by War

3,302

Number of Veterans

3,204

Male Veterans

98

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam1,496
Korea414
First Gulf War366
Second Gulf War255
World War II137

Beaufort County, North Carolina Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 741,018
75+906
35 to 54659
55 to 64577
18 to 34142

Beaufort County, North Carolina Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White2,6479.65%
Black5856.34%
Hispanic622.99%
2 or More4416.00%
Indian2444.44%
Hawaiian28.70%

Beaufort County, North Carolina Veterans by Education

6.72%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.05%

Veteran Disability Rate

Beaufort County, North Carolina Employment Status

Beaufort County, North Carolina Employment by Age

54.6%

Labor Force Participation

49.2%

Employment Rate

9.9%

Unemployment Rate

Beaufort County, North Carolina Employment by Race

Beaufort County, North Carolina Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Beaufort County, North Carolina

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Washington98419801-40-0.41%
Belhaven16921588-104-6.15%
Chocowinity778798202.57%
Aurora520517-3-0.58%
Washington Park449443-6-1.34%
Bath24924900.00%
Pantego181177-4-2.21%
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