Chowan County, North Carolina Population 2019

Chowan County, North Carolina's estimated population is 14,040 with a growth rate of -1.13% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Chowan County, North Carolina is the 89th largest county in North Carolina.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201814,029-11-0.08%
201714,040-161-1.13%
201614,201-48-0.34%
201514,249-255-1.76%
201414,504-164-1.12%
201314,668-27-0.18%
201214,695-111-0.75%
201114,806690.47%
201014,7371,2319.11%
199013,5069487.55%
198012,5581,79416.67%
197010,764-965-8.23%
196011,729-811-6.47%
195012,5409688.37%
194011,5722902.57%
193011,2826335.94%
192010,649-654-5.79%
191011,3031,04510.19%
190010,2581,09111.90%
18909,1671,26716.04%
18807,9001,45022.48%
18706,450-392-5.73%
18606,8421211.80%
18506,721310.46%
18406,690-7-0.10%
18306,6972333.60%
18206,4641,16722.03%
18105,2971653.22%
18005,1321212.41%
17905,0110.00%

How Many People Live in Chowan County, North Carolina?

14,040

Population by Race

Race Population
White8,980
Black or African American4,869
Two or More Races202
Some Other Race170
American Indian and Alaska Native122
Asian25
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander2

Chowan County, North Carolina Population Pyramid 2019

Chowan County, North Carolina Median Age

44.7


Total

42.1


Male

48.2


Female

Chowan County, North Carolina Adults

There are 11,352 adults, (3,253 of whom are seniors) in Chowan County, North Carolina.

Chowan County, North Carolina Age Dependency

77.4

Age Dependency Ratio

40.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Chowan County, North Carolina Sex Ratio

Female

7,492

52.14%

Male

6,878

47.86%

Chowan County, North Carolina Households and Families

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

Chowan County, North Carolina Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male90.1%9.9%
Married84.2%15.8%
All73%27%
Non Family71.7%28.3%
Female37.6%62.4%

73.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5,9032.3973
Married2,8552.7984.2
Non Family1,8101.1471.7
Female9643.3437.6
Male2743.1990.1

2.88

Average Family Size

2.39

Average Household Size

4.2%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Chowan County, North Carolina Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4554.34%
9th to 12th Grade1,23011.72%
High School Graduate3,68835.15%
Some College2,09719.99%
Associates Degree1,0339.85%
Bachelors Degree1,25711.98%
Graduate Degree7326.98%

Chowan County, North Carolina Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White6,6625,9411,586
Black3,4122,548371
Hispanic25220332
Native American122101
Multiple Races6128
Other Race2424
Asian1899
Islander2

The highest rate of high school graduation is among other race people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 50.00%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$28,521$34,136$22,757
Less Than High School$$8,596$17,989
High School Grad$29,792$32,388$26,435
Some College$24,009$31,495$19,363
Bachelors Degree$35,282$44,167$28,182
Graduate Degree$49,655$57,240$46,122

$28,521

Average Earnings

$34,136

Average Male

$22,757

Average Female

Chowan County, North Carolina Language

Chowan County, North Carolina Language by Age

Chowan County, North Carolina Language

97.47% of Chowan County, North Carolina residents speak only English, while 2.53% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.80% of the population.

Chowan County, North Carolina Poverty

Chowan County, North Carolina Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black4,7882,07243.27%
White8,3878369.97%
Hispanic50718135.70%
Multiple2019044.78%
Other1614427.33%
Asian25728.00%
Islander22100.00%

22.79%

Overall Poverty Rate

20.11%

Male Poverty Rate

25.27%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Chowan County, North Carolina

The race most likely to be in poverty in Chowan County, North Carolina is Islander, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Chowan County, North Carolina is White, with 9.97% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.44%. Among those working part-time, it was 19.20%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 30.07%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School40.80%
High School18.80%
Some College7.67%
Bachelors or Greater7.00%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed66.67%
Male Unemployed51.23%
Female Employed10.16%
Male Employed4.97%

Chowan County, North Carolina Income

Chowan County, North Carolina Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$41,979$55,192
Families$49,248$62,370
Married Families$63,211-
Non Families$24,200$36,892

Chowan County, North Carolina Marital Status

Chowan County, North Carolina Marital Status

Marriage Rates

50.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.8%

Male Marriage Rate

45.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Chowan County, North Carolina Married by Age and Sex

Chowan 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 45-54.

Chowan County, North Carolina Marital Status by Race

Chowan County, North Carolina Veterans

1,337

Number of Veterans

1,250

Male Veterans

87

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam585
First Gulf War259
Second Gulf War143
Korea115
World War II108

Chowan County, North Carolina Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White1,00813.78%
Black2777.46%
2 or More2845.90%
Indian2419.67%
Hispanic51.74%

Chowan County, North Carolina Veterans by Education

3.48%

Veteran Poverty Rate

35.30%

Veteran Disability Rate

Chowan County, North Carolina Employment Status

53.2%

Labor Force Participation

46.5%

Employment Rate

11.9%

Unemployment Rate

Chowan County, North Carolina Place of Birth

Origin of Non Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

67.27%

Born in North Carolina

97.02%

Native Born

2.98%

Foreign Born

1.69%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

97.02% of Chowan County, North Carolina residents were born in the United States, with 67.27% having been born in North Carolina. 1.69% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Population of Cities in Chowan 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