Chowan County, North Carolina Population 2018

Chowan County, North Carolina's estimated population is 14,105 with a growth rate of -3.10% 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
201714,105-451-3.10%
201614,5563162.22%
201614,240-44-0.31%
201514,284-250-1.72%
201414,534-155-1.06%
201314,689-23-0.16%
201214,712-109-0.74%
201114,821840.57%
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%

Chowan County, North Carolina Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White9,163
Black or African American4,889
American Indian and Alaska Native178
Two or More Races158
Some Other Race130
Asian36
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander2

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

Chowan County, North Carolina Population Pyramid 2018

0%2%4%6%8%10% Male Population0%2%4%6%8%10% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Chowan County, North Carolina Median Age

45.3


Total

42.8


Male

47.1


Female

Chowan County, North Carolina Adults

There are 11,499 adults, (3,217 of which are seniors) in Chowan County, North Carolina.

Chowan County, North Carolina Age Dependency

75.7

Age Dependency Ratio

38.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Chowan County, North Carolina Sex Ratio

Female

7,631

52.43%

Male

6,925

47.57%

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
Married81.5%18.5%
Male81.1%18.9%
All69.1%30.9%
Non Family66.5%33.5%
Female32.5%67.5%

69.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Chowan County, North Carolina Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5,9312.4169.1
Married2,9232.8181.5
Non Family1,7341.1766.5
Female9673.2232.5
Male3073.1281.1

2.86

Average Family Size

2.41

Average Household Size

3.8%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Chowan County, North Carolina Households

Chowan County, North Carolina Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4614.36%
9th to 12th Grade1,20611.40%
High School Graduate3,63234.33%
Some College2,28321.58%
Associates Degree8698.21%
Bachelors Degree1,25011.81%
Graduate Degree8798.31%

Chowan County, North Carolina Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White6,8016,0651,638
Black3,3062,520482
Hispanic2391829
Native American156124
Multiple Races5133
Asian36
Other Race2525
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 other race people with a rate of 24.08%.

Chowan County, North Carolina Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$27,847$32,462$22,331
Less Than High School$$$18,059
High School Grad$27,480$30,865$23,587
Some College$23,137$29,375$20,236
Bachelors Degree$35,394$60,956$29,643
Graduate Degree$44,241$57,188$33,088

$27,847

Average Earnings

$32,462

Average Male

$22,331

Average Female

Chowan County, North Carolina Language

Chowan County, North Carolina Language by Age

Chowan County, North Carolina Language

97.06% of Chowan County, North Carolina residents speak only English, while 2.94% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.64% of the population.

Chowan County, North Carolina Poverty

Chowan County, North Carolina Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black4,7952,12444.30%
White8,5701,11613.02%
Hispanic49015130.82%
Multiple1577749.04%
Other1303224.62%
Islander22100.00%

24.43%

Overall Poverty Rate

22.63%

Male Poverty Rate

26.06%

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 13.02% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.66%. Among those working part-time, it was 24.53%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 33.17%.

Chowan County, North Carolina Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School44.77%
High School21.79%
Some College10.91%
Bachelors or Greater7.81%

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

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed80.42%
Male Unemployed59.23%
Female Employed10.94%
Male Employed8.74%

Chowan County, North Carolina Income

Chowan County, North Carolina Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$41,156$53,796
Families$47,605$60,134
Married Families$65,542$
Non Families$22,841$36,846

Chowan County, North Carolina Marital Status

Chowan County, North Carolina Marital Status

Marriage Rates

51.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

56.0%

Male Marriage Rate

47.4%

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 55To64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55To64.

Chowan County, North Carolina Marital Status by Race

Chowan County, North Carolina Veterans

Chowan County, North Carolina Veterans by War

1,534

Number of Veterans

1,440

Male Veterans

94

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam625
First Gulf War334
Second Gulf War146
World War II120
Korea120

Chowan County, North Carolina Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
55 to 64397
65 to 74376
75+358
35 to 54326
18 to 3477

Chowan County, North Carolina Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White1,18115.88%
Black3038.18%
2 or More3364.71%
Indian1710.90%

Chowan County, North Carolina Veterans by Education

10.30%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.03%

Veteran Disability Rate

Chowan County, North Carolina Employment Status

Chowan County, North Carolina Employment by Age

53.9%

Labor Force Participation

46.3%

Employment Rate

13.4%

Unemployment Rate

Chowan County, North Carolina Employment by Race

Chowan County, North Carolina Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Chowan County, North Carolina

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Edenton50044846-158-3.16%
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