Currituck County, North Carolina Population 2019

Currituck County, North Carolina's estimated population is 26,323 with a growth rate of 2.61% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Currituck County, North Carolina is the 74th largest county in North Carolina.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201827,0727492.85%
201726,3236692.61%
201625,6545422.16%
201525,1122951.19%
201424,8175672.34%
201324,2502280.95%
201224,0221190.50%
201123,9032290.97%
201023,6749,93872.35%
199013,7362,64723.87%
198011,0894,11358.96%
19706,9763755.68%
19606,6014006.45%
19506,201-508-7.57%
19406,709-1-0.01%
19306,710-558-7.68%
19207,268-425-5.52%
19107,6931,16417.83%
19006,529-218-3.23%
18906,7472714.18%
18806,4761,34526.21%
18705,131-2,284-30.80%
18607,4151792.47%
18507,2365337.95%
18406,703-952-12.44%
18307,655-443-5.47%
18208,0981,11315.93%
18106,985570.82%
18006,9281,70932.75%
17905,2190.00%

Currituck County, North Carolina Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White22,780
Black or African American1,369
Two or More Races688
Some Other Race183
American Indian and Alaska Native109
Asian107
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander11

Currituck County, North Carolina Population Pyramid 2019

Currituck County, North Carolina Median Age

42.9


Total

42.6


Male

43.3


Female

Currituck County, North Carolina Adults

There are 19,647 adults, (3,898 of whom are seniors) in Currituck County, North Carolina.

Currituck County, North Carolina Age Dependency

60.3

Age Dependency Ratio

24.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Currituck County, North Carolina Sex Ratio

Female

12,725

50.40%

Male

12,522

49.60%

Currituck County, North Carolina Households and Families

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

Currituck County, North Carolina Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married89.6%10.4%
All82.5%17.5%
Non Family75.9%24.1%
Male75.6%24.4%
Female55.1%44.9%

82.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All9,7662.5782.5
Married5,8303.0289.6
Non Family2,5551.2975.9
Female7533.1155.1
Male6282.9875.6

2.95

Average Family Size

2.57

Average Household Size

4.8%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.4%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Currituck County, North Carolina Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade5403.02%
9th to 12th Grade1,6839.42%
High School Graduate5,07228.40%
Some College4,82227.00%
Associates Degree1,6539.25%
Bachelors Degree3,02216.92%
Graduate Degree1,0695.99%

Currituck County, North Carolina Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White15,87113,9913,643
Black969764218
Hispanic51944161
Multiple Races282258145
Other Race1471044
Asian10710535
Native American1011019
Islander1111

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 51.42%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$38,444$46,584$29,536
Less Than High School$23,386$26,771$14,360
High School Grad$31,410$38,382$22,338
Some College$40,301$52,313$27,062
Bachelors Degree$49,298$67,875$44,534
Graduate Degree$53,355$54,018$52,716

$38,444

Average Earnings

$46,584

Average Male

$29,536

Average Female

Currituck County, North Carolina Language

Currituck County, North Carolina Language by Age

Currituck County, North Carolina Language

96.43% of Currituck County, North Carolina residents speak only English, while 3.57% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.51% of the population.

Currituck County, North Carolina Poverty

Currituck County, North Carolina Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White21,9851,9248.75%
Hispanic88914616.42%
Black1,3411349.99%
Multiple643639.80%
Other1834625.14%
Native1092825.69%
Islander1111100.00%

9.12%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.31%

Male Poverty Rate

10.89%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Currituck County, North Carolina

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

The race least likely to be in poverty in Currituck County, North Carolina is White, with 8.75% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.76%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.66%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 11.96%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School14.19%
High School11.02%
Some College6.77%
Bachelors or Greater2.40%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed23.81%
Male Unemployed10.54%
Female Employed7.63%
Male Employed5.56%

Currituck County, North Carolina Income

Currituck County, North Carolina Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$65,758$75,697
Families$77,534$85,062
Married Families$83,616-
Non Families$35,753$44,878

Currituck County, North Carolina Marital Status

Currituck County, North Carolina Marital Status

Marriage Rates

59.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

61.6%

Male Marriage Rate

57.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Currituck County, North Carolina Married by Age and Sex

Currituck County, North Carolina Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Currituck County, North Carolina Marital Status by Race

Currituck County, North Carolina Veterans

2,903

Number of Veterans

2,617

Male Veterans

286

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War1,172
Vietnam948
Second Gulf War636
Korea156
World War II81

Currituck County, North Carolina Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White2,45913.98%
Black30928.04%
Hispanic10618.34%
2 or More6618.28%
Asian2624.30%
Indian2524.75%
Other1811.11%

Currituck County, North Carolina Veterans by Education

2.49%

Veteran Poverty Rate

22.47%

Veteran Disability Rate

Currituck County, North Carolina Employment Status

64%

Labor Force Participation

59.9%

Employment Rate

4.8%

Unemployment Rate

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