Beaufort County, North Carolina Population 2019

Beaufort County, North Carolina's estimated population is 47,051 with a growth rate of -0.67% 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
201847,079280.06%
201747,051-319-0.67%
201647,370-15-0.03%
201547,385570.12%
201447,328-44-0.09%
201347,372-46-0.10%
201247,418-237-0.50%
201147,655-152-0.32%
201047,8075,52413.06%
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
White33,684
Black or African American12,526
Two or More Races667
Some Other Race281
Asian80
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander57
American Indian and Alaska Native21

Beaufort County, North Carolina Population Pyramid 2019

Beaufort County, North Carolina Median Age

45.4


Total

43.8


Male

46.8


Female

Beaufort County, North Carolina Adults

There are 37,409 adults, (10,443 of whom are seniors) in Beaufort County, North Carolina.

Beaufort County, North Carolina Age Dependency

75.5

Age Dependency Ratio

38.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Beaufort County, North Carolina Sex Ratio

Female

24,720

52.24%

Male

22,596

47.76%

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
Married86.9%13.1%
All70.8%29.2%
Non Family59.8%40.2%
Male59.5%40.5%
Female44.2%55.8%

70.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All18,9782.4770.8
Married9,1202.9986.9
Non Family6,5221.1959.8
Female2,4343.6644.2
Male9023.1859.5

3.07

Average Family Size

2.47

Average Household Size

4.4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Beaufort County, North Carolina Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,6264.81%
9th to 12th Grade3,1339.26%
High School Graduate11,35333.55%
Some College7,52922.25%
Associates Degree3,55510.51%
Bachelors Degree4,28712.67%
Graduate Degree2,3526.95%

Beaufort County, North Carolina Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White23,97721,9356,024
Black8,1426,509505
Hispanic1,55550085
Other Race14658
Multiple Races1288429
Asian3838
Native American2121
Islander1818

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 25.12%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,532$35,839$28,210
Less Than High School$24,098$24,461$23,191
High School Grad$26,250$32,088$18,867
Some College$34,248$41,771$29,530
Bachelors Degree$41,717$52,523$36,628
Graduate Degree$47,034$42,656$48,281

$31,532

Average Earnings

$35,839

Average Male

$28,210

Average Female

Beaufort County, North Carolina Language

Beaufort County, North Carolina Language by Age

Beaufort County, North Carolina Language

93.88% of Beaufort County, North Carolina residents speak only English, while 6.12% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 5.00% of the population.

Beaufort County, North Carolina Poverty

Beaufort County, North Carolina Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black12,3654,43635.88%
White30,8633,32510.77%
Hispanic3,4921,08331.01%
Multiple64919029.28%
Other28017763.21%
Asian402255.00%
Islander1818100.00%
Native2114.76%

19.13%

Overall Poverty Rate

17.13%

Male Poverty Rate

20.97%

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 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Beaufort County, North Carolina is Native, with 4.76% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.42%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.39%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 27.71%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School31.75%
High School21.03%
Some College11.67%
Bachelors or Greater4.44%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed47.25%
Male Unemployed42.05%
Female Employed12.62%
Male Employed3.28%

Beaufort County, North Carolina Income

Beaufort County, North Carolina Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$41,101$57,902
Families$54,925$70,027
Married Families$66,299-
Non Families$20,791$33,245

Beaufort County, North Carolina Marital Status

Beaufort County, North Carolina Marital Status

Marriage Rates

49.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.2%

Male Marriage Rate

47.2%

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 Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Beaufort County, North Carolina Marital Status by Race

Beaufort County, North Carolina Veterans

3,153

Number of Veterans

3,043

Male Veterans

110

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,399
First Gulf War360
Korea339
Second Gulf War265
World War II131

Beaufort County, North Carolina Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White2,5849.34%
Black5415.81%
Hispanic592.82%
2 or More147.61%
Indian1466.67%

Beaufort County, North Carolina Veterans by Education

8.49%

Veteran Poverty Rate

36.44%

Veteran Disability Rate

Beaufort County, North Carolina Employment Status

54.2%

Labor Force Participation

49.3%

Employment Rate

9%

Unemployment Rate

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%
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
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