Chatham County, North Carolina Population 2018

Chatham County, North Carolina's estimated population is 71,472 with a growth rate of 3.92% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Chatham County, North Carolina is the 37th largest county in North Carolina.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201771,4722,6943.92%
201668,778-1,046-1.50%
201669,8241,4062.06%
201568,4181,6272.44%
201466,7911,4772.26%
201365,3147241.12%
201264,5904310.67%
201164,1593100.49%
201063,84925,09064.73%
199038,7595,34415.99%
198033,4153,86113.06%
197029,5542,76910.34%
196026,7851,3935.49%
195025,3926662.69%
194024,7265492.27%
193024,1773631.52%
192023,8141,1795.21%
191022,635-1,277-5.34%
190023,912-1,501-5.91%
189025,4131,9608.36%
188023,4533,73018.91%
187019,7236223.26%
186019,1016523.53%
185018,4492,20713.59%
184016,2428375.43%
183015,4052,74421.67%
182012,661-316-2.44%
181012,9771,1169.41%
180011,8612,64028.63%
17909,2210.00%

Chatham County, North Carolina Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White55,295
Black or African American8,218
Some Other Race2,317
Two or More Races1,745
Asian975
American Indian and Alaska Native185
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander43

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

Chatham 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

Chatham County, North Carolina Median Age

46.9


Total

45.1


Male

48.8


Female

Chatham County, North Carolina Adults

There are 54,816 adults, (16,369 of which are seniors) in Chatham County, North Carolina.

Chatham County, North Carolina Age Dependency

78.9

Age Dependency Ratio

42.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Chatham County, North Carolina Sex Ratio

Female

35,475

51.58%

Male

33,303

48.42%

Chatham County, North Carolina Households and Families

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

Chatham County, North Carolina Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married88.7%11.3%
All77.3%22.7%
Non Family65%35%
Male60.5%39.5%
Female54.3%45.7%

77.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Chatham County, North Carolina Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All27,3972.4877.3
Married15,3992.8988.7
Non Family8,5761.2165
Female2,2643.7154.3
Male1,1584.160.5

2.99

Average Family Size

2.48

Average Household Size

4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.7%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Chatham County, North Carolina Households

Chatham County, North Carolina Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2,7795.49%
9th to 12th Grade3,8607.63%
High School Graduate11,00421.74%
Some College9,68819.14%
Associates Degree3,6377.19%
Bachelors Degree10,31020.37%
Graduate Degree9,32918.43%

Chatham County, North Carolina Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White38,82035,80217,423
Black6,1534,960943
Hispanic4,1331,860606
Other Race1,1073094
Asian818734431
Multiple Races655583200
Native American14412832
Islander151515

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 100.00%.

Chatham County, North Carolina Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,462$39,905$31,056
Less Than High School$22,462$26,571$16,928
High School Grad$26,535$31,105$21,518
Some College$31,143$35,280$28,320
Bachelors Degree$51,920$66,379$44,556
Graduate Degree$66,609$84,625$55,101

$35,462

Average Earnings

$39,905

Average Male

$31,056

Average Female

Chatham County, North Carolina Language

Chatham County, North Carolina Language by Age

Chatham County, North Carolina Language

86.04% of Chatham County, North Carolina residents speak only English, while 13.96% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 11.26% of the population.

Chatham County, North Carolina Poverty

Chatham County, North Carolina Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White48,7104,3488.93%
Hispanic8,4872,73632.24%
Black7,9221,79122.61%
Other2,29055224.10%
Multiple1,66935020.97%
Native18512567.57%
Asian975262.67%

13.56%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.68%

Male Poverty Rate

13.44%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Chatham County, North Carolina

The race most likely to be in poverty in Chatham County, North Carolina is Native, with 67.57% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Chatham County, North Carolina is Asian, with 2.67% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.57%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.51%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 17.92%.

Chatham County, North Carolina Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School26.04%
High School16.75%
Some College10.01%
Bachelors or Greater4.75%

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

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed41.01%
Male Unemployed38.04%
Male Employed6.66%
Female Employed5.70%

Chatham County, North Carolina Income

Chatham County, North Carolina Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$58,555$83,527
Families$71,990$100,080
Married Families$83,446$
Non Families$29,337$44,791

Chatham County, North Carolina Marital Status

Chatham County, North Carolina Marital Status

Marriage Rates

57.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

60.8%

Male Marriage Rate

54.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Chatham County, North Carolina Married by Age and Sex

Chatham County, North Carolina Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55To64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55To64.

Chatham County, North Carolina Marital Status by Race

Chatham County, North Carolina Veterans

Chatham County, North Carolina Veterans by War

5,384

Number of Veterans

5,067

Male Veterans

317

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam2,057
Korea849
First Gulf War772
World War II566
Second Gulf War273

Chatham County, North Carolina Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
75+1,945
65 to 741,617
55 to 64884
35 to 54844
18 to 3494

Chatham County, North Carolina Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White4,81810.77%
Black4727.01%
Hispanic2234.46%
2 or More424.86%
Asian192.32%
Indian1711.81%
Other161.06%

Chatham County, North Carolina Veterans by Education

5.85%

Veteran Poverty Rate

26.74%

Veteran Disability Rate

Chatham County, North Carolina Employment Status

Chatham County, North Carolina Employment by Age

57.1%

Labor Force Participation

52.7%

Employment Rate

7.8%

Unemployment Rate

Chatham County, North Carolina Employment by Race

Chatham County, North Carolina Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Chatham County, North Carolina

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Cary 1356881623202663219.63%
Siler City791384445316.71%
Pittsboro3754426651213.64%
Goldston2612993814.56%
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