Cleveland County, North Carolina Population 2018

Cleveland County, North Carolina's estimated population is 97,334 with a growth rate of 0.23% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Cleveland County, North Carolina is the 28th largest county in North Carolina.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201797,3342210.23%
201697,113110.01%
201697,1022340.24%
201596,868-144-0.15%
201497,0121380.14%
201396,874-440-0.45%
201297,314-121-0.12%
201197,435-482-0.49%
201097,91713,20315.59%
199084,7141,2791.53%
198083,43510,87914.99%
197072,5566,5089.85%
196066,0481,6912.63%
195064,3576,30210.86%
194058,0556,14111.83%
193051,91417,64251.48%
192034,2724,77816.20%
191029,4944,41617.61%
190025,0784,68422.97%
189020,3943,82323.07%
188016,5713,87530.52%
187012,6963482.82%
186012,3481,95218.78%
185010,3960.00%

Cleveland County, North Carolina Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White73,303
Black or African American20,151
Two or More Races1,429
Some Other Race1,034
Asian975
American Indian and Alaska Native221

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

Cleveland 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

Cleveland County, North Carolina Median Age

41.5


Total

39.9


Male

42.6


Female

Cleveland County, North Carolina Adults

There are 75,457 adults, (16,606 of which are seniors) in Cleveland County, North Carolina.

Cleveland County, North Carolina Age Dependency

65

Age Dependency Ratio

28.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Cleveland County, North Carolina Sex Ratio

Female

50,382

51.88%

Male

46,731

48.12%

Cleveland County, North Carolina Households and Families

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

Cleveland County, North Carolina Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married82.7%17.3%
All67.3%32.7%
Male63.1%36.9%
Non Family57.3%42.7%
Female40.7%59.3%

67.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Cleveland County, North Carolina Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All37,1782.5767.3
Married17,5903.0982.7
Non Family12,3861.1957.3
Female5,2343.6240.7
Male1,9683.7863.1

3.15

Average Family Size

2.57

Average Household Size

4.1%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Cleveland County, North Carolina Households

Cleveland County, North Carolina Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3,7675.69%
9th to 12th Grade7,12610.77%
High School Graduate22,99934.74%
Some College14,25221.53%
Associates Degree7,26010.97%
Bachelors Degree6,3809.64%
Graduate Degree4,4126.67%

Cleveland County, North Carolina Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White50,96143,0639,131
Black12,61410,2061,119
Hispanic1,489979152
Asian656607248
Other Race49127259
Multiple Races410309104
Native American14214036

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 98.59%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 37.80%.

Cleveland County, North Carolina Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,235$33,757$26,358
Less Than High School$17,571$19,905$13,306
High School Grad$26,337$30,728$23,061
Some College$30,612$36,890$26,266
Bachelors Degree$40,595$42,020$37,840
Graduate Degree$46,155$50,989$44,561

$30,235

Average Earnings

$33,757

Average Male

$26,358

Average Female

Cleveland County, North Carolina Language

Cleveland County, North Carolina Language by Age

Cleveland County, North Carolina Language

95.60% of Cleveland County, North Carolina residents speak only English, while 4.40% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.73% of the population.

Cleveland County, North Carolina Poverty

Cleveland County, North Carolina Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White70,04911,73616.75%
Black19,8586,44532.46%
Hispanic3,0841,10435.80%
Multiple1,42961142.76%
Other1,01422321.99%
Asian879424.78%
Native219198.68%

20.85%

Overall Poverty Rate

18.05%

Male Poverty Rate

23.46%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Cleveland County, North Carolina

The race most likely to be in poverty in Cleveland County, North Carolina is Multiple, with 42.76% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Cleveland County, North Carolina is Asian, with 4.78% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.86%. Among those working part-time, it was 22.43%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 29.30%.

Cleveland County, North Carolina Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School31.13%
High School19.32%
Some College14.32%
Bachelors or Greater5.55%

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

Name Poverty
Male Unemployed46.47%
Female Unemployed44.42%
Female Employed11.28%
Male Employed6.78%

Cleveland County, North Carolina Income

Cleveland County, North Carolina Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$39,134$51,408
Families$49,073$61,525
Married Families$60,218$73,089
Non Families$21,393$29,062

Cleveland County, North Carolina Marital Status

Cleveland County, North Carolina Marital Status

Marriage Rates

47.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.3%

Male Marriage Rate

45.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Cleveland County, North Carolina Married by Age and Sex

Cleveland 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.

Cleveland County, North Carolina Marital Status by Race

Cleveland County, North Carolina Veterans

Cleveland County, North Carolina Veterans by War

6,427

Number of Veterans

5,912

Male Veterans

515

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam2,551
First Gulf War947
Second Gulf War828
Korea551
World War II264

Cleveland County, North Carolina Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 741,704
35 to 541,452
55 to 641,417
75+1,348
18 to 34506

Cleveland County, North Carolina Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White5,1168.76%
Black1,1867.93%
Hispanic824.49%
2 or More519.06%
Asian354.69%
Indian2917.37%
Other101.76%

Cleveland County, North Carolina Veterans by Education

10.25%

Veteran Poverty Rate

34.09%

Veteran Disability Rate

Cleveland County, North Carolina Employment Status

Cleveland County, North Carolina Employment by Age

58.7%

Labor Force Participation

51.5%

Employment Rate

12.2%

Unemployment Rate

Cleveland County, North Carolina Employment by Race

Cleveland County, North Carolina Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Cleveland County, North Carolina

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Shelby2032620260-66-0.32%
Kings Mountain 10593107972041.93%
Boiling Springs46444704601.29%
Belwood950932-18-1.89%
Grover708706-2-0.28%
Kingstown681677-4-0.59%
Patterson Springs622605-17-2.73%
Fallston607604-3-0.49%
Lawndale606592-14-2.31%
Polkville545538-7-1.28%
Lattimore485459-26-5.36%
Waco318316-2-0.63%
Mooresboro311309-2-0.64%
Casar297296-1-0.34%
Earl260259-1-0.38%
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