Edgecombe County, North Carolina Population 2018

Edgecombe County, North Carolina's estimated population is 52,747 with a growth rate of -3.52% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Edgecombe County, North Carolina is the 53rd largest county in North Carolina.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201752,747-1,922-3.52%
201654,6691,3762.58%
201653,293-477-0.89%
201553,770-1,124-2.05%
201454,894-560-1.01%
201355,454-241-0.43%
201255,695-364-0.65%
201156,059-566-1.00%
201056,625670.12%
199056,5585701.02%
198055,9883,6476.97%
197052,341-1,885-3.48%
196054,2262,5925.02%
195051,6342,4725.03%
194049,1621,2682.65%
193047,8949,89926.05%
192037,9955,98518.70%
191032,0105,41920.38%
190026,5912,47810.28%
189024,113-2,068-7.90%
188026,1813,21113.98%
187022,9705,59432.19%
186017,3761871.09%
185017,1891,4819.43%
184015,7087735.18%
183014,9351,65912.50%
182013,2768536.87%
181012,4232,00219.21%
180010,4211661.62%
179010,2550.00%

Edgecombe County, North Carolina Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
Black or African American30,998
White21,006
Some Other Race1,209
Two or More Races1,115
American Indian and Alaska Native216
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander67
Asian58

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

Edgecombe 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

Edgecombe County, North Carolina Median Age

40.3


Total

38.1


Male

42.3


Female

Edgecombe County, North Carolina Adults

There are 41,876 adults, (9,294 of which are seniors) in Edgecombe County, North Carolina.

Edgecombe County, North Carolina Age Dependency

67.5

Age Dependency Ratio

28.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Edgecombe County, North Carolina Sex Ratio

Female

29,273

53.55%

Male

25,396

46.45%

Edgecombe County, North Carolina Households and Families

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

Edgecombe County, North Carolina Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married78.7%21.3%
All59.6%40.4%
Male53.3%46.7%
Non Family53.1%46.9%
Female40.2%59.8%

59.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Edgecombe County, North Carolina Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All21,1032.5459.6
Married7,9263.0978.7
Non Family6,9171.1853.1
Female5,0813.4440.2
Male1,179353.3

3.09

Average Family Size

2.54

Average Household Size

7.1%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Edgecombe County, North Carolina Households

Edgecombe County, North Carolina Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3,0608.26%
9th to 12th Grade5,31214.35%
High School Graduate13,47336.38%
Some College7,78621.03%
Associates Degree3,5529.59%
Bachelors Degree2,4966.74%
Graduate Degree1,3513.65%

Edgecombe County, North Carolina Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
Black20,43115,3341,778
White15,03912,5121,952
Hispanic1,00542843
Other Race493108
Multiple Races32723537
Native American15010618
Asian584519

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 83.20%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 32.76%.

Edgecombe County, North Carolina Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$26,423$29,412$24,776
Less Than High School$16,852$20,313$13,664
High School Grad$24,818$26,935$21,855
Some College$27,709$31,875$25,732
Bachelors Degree$34,274$42,031$33,400
Graduate Degree$55,339$60,163$52,054

$26,423

Average Earnings

$29,412

Average Male

$24,776

Average Female

Edgecombe County, North Carolina Language

Edgecombe County, North Carolina Language by Age

Edgecombe County, North Carolina Language

96.00% of Edgecombe County, North Carolina residents speak only English, while 4.00% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.61% of the population.

Edgecombe County, North Carolina Poverty

Edgecombe County, North Carolina Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black30,3999,80832.26%
White19,5852,78714.23%
Hispanic2,25181936.38%
Other1,20937531.02%
Multiple1,06929527.60%
Asian582746.55%
Native21552.33%

25.68%

Overall Poverty Rate

23.58%

Male Poverty Rate

27.54%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Edgecombe County, North Carolina

The race most likely to be in poverty in Edgecombe County, North Carolina is Asian, with 46.55% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Edgecombe County, North Carolina is Native, with 2.33% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.08%. Among those working part-time, it was 30.51%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 30.35%.

Edgecombe County, North Carolina Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School31.05%
High School21.02%
Some College15.36%
Bachelors or Greater6.06%

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

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed59.86%
Male Unemployed36.34%
Female Employed14.71%
Male Employed9.26%

Edgecombe County, North Carolina Income

Edgecombe County, North Carolina Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$32,298$45,037
Families$40,764$51,583
Married Families$61,215$69,407
Non Families$19,416$28,373

Edgecombe County, North Carolina Marital Status

Edgecombe County, North Carolina Marital Status

Marriage Rates

38.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

43.0%

Male Marriage Rate

35.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Edgecombe County, North Carolina Married by Age and Sex

Edgecombe 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 45To54.

Edgecombe County, North Carolina Marital Status by Race

Edgecombe County, North Carolina Veterans

Edgecombe County, North Carolina Veterans by War

3,400

Number of Veterans

3,138

Male Veterans

262

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam1,337
First Gulf War615
Second Gulf War431
Korea255
World War II75

Edgecombe County, North Carolina Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
55 to 64916
65 to 74893
35 to 54751
75+548
18 to 34292

Edgecombe County, North Carolina Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White1,6799.86%
Black1,6457.00%
2 or More5111.33%
Hispanic201.59%
Indian1810.47%
Asian712.07%

Edgecombe County, North Carolina Veterans by Education

12.29%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.56%

Veteran Disability Rate

Edgecombe County, North Carolina Employment Status

Edgecombe County, North Carolina Employment by Age

56.8%

Labor Force Participation

49.7%

Employment Rate

12.5%

Unemployment Rate

Edgecombe County, North Carolina Employment by Race

Edgecombe County, North Carolina Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Edgecombe County, North Carolina

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Rocky Mount 5772455466-2258-3.91%
Tarboro1141310994-419-3.67%
Sharpsburg 20241995-29-1.43%
Princeville20821964-118-5.67%
Pinetops13741303-71-5.17%
Whitakers 744722-22-2.96%
Macclesfield471445-26-5.52%
Conetoe294277-17-5.78%
Speed8077-3-3.75%
Leggett6057-3-5.00%
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