Gates County, North Carolina Population 2019

Gates County, North Carolina's estimated population is 11,515 with a growth rate of -0.45% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Gates County, North Carolina is the 93rd largest county in North Carolina.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201811,573580.50%
201711,515-52-0.45%
201611,567380.33%
201511,529-102-0.88%
201411,631-70-0.60%
201311,701-188-1.58%
201211,889-152-1.26%
201112,041-124-1.02%
201012,1652,86030.74%
19909,3054304.85%
19808,8753514.12%
19708,524-730-7.89%
19609,254-301-3.15%
19509,555-505-5.02%
194010,060-491-4.65%
193010,551140.13%
192010,537820.78%
191010,455420.40%
190010,4131611.57%
189010,2521,35515.23%
18808,8971,17315.19%
18707,724-719-8.52%
18608,443170.20%
18508,4262653.25%
18408,1612953.75%
18307,8661,02915.05%
18206,83787214.62%
18105,965841.43%
18005,8814899.07%
17905,3920.00%

Gates County, North Carolina Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White7,311
Black or African American3,820
Two or More Races262
American Indian and Alaska Native107
Some Other Race51
Asian50

Gates County, North Carolina Population Pyramid 2019

Gates County, North Carolina Median Age

45


Total

43


Male

46.2


Female

Gates County, North Carolina Adults

There are 9,167 adults, (2,153 of whom are seniors) in Gates County, North Carolina.

Gates County, North Carolina Age Dependency

65.4

Age Dependency Ratio

30.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Gates County, North Carolina Sex Ratio

Female

5,939

51.19%

Male

5,662

48.81%

Gates County, North Carolina Households and Families

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

Gates County, North Carolina Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married89.5%10.5%
All80.4%19.6%
Male75.5%24.5%
Non Family73.4%26.6%
Female58.9%41.1%

80.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4,4392.680.4
Married2,4093.2389.5
Non Family1,3161.1473.4
Female5593.1858.9
Male1553.1575.5

3.17

Average Family Size

2.6

Average Household Size

2.5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Gates County, North Carolina Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3203.87%
9th to 12th Grade83810.12%
High School Graduate2,95635.71%
Some College1,91523.14%
Associates Degree94711.44%
Bachelors Degree7949.59%
Graduate Degree5076.13%

Gates County, North Carolina Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White5,2744,736935
Black2,8052,200343
Native American9690
Multiple Races49474
Hispanic393714
Other Race2523
Asian1495

The highest rate of high school graduation is among multiple races people with a rate of 95.92%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among multiple races people with a rate of 35.90%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,936$47,831$27,122
Less Than High School$22,135$25,469$20,729
High School Grad$35,159$46,705$17,625
Some College$32,223$50,746$25,432
Bachelors Degree$44,089$55,147$42,578
Graduate Degree$50,417$85,875$43,233

$35,936

Average Earnings

$47,831

Average Male

$27,122

Average Female

Gates County, North Carolina Language

Gates County, North Carolina Language by Age

Gates County, North Carolina Language

97.31% of Gates County, North Carolina residents speak only English, while 2.69% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 1.05% of the population.

Gates County, North Carolina Poverty

Gates County, North Carolina Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black3,78572919.26%
White7,2346989.65%
Multiple25420.79%
Asian5012.00%

12.39%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.71%

Male Poverty Rate

15.90%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Gates County, North Carolina

The race most likely to be in poverty in Gates County, North Carolina is Black, with 19.26% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Gates County, North Carolina is Multiple, with 0.79% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.59%. Among those working part-time, it was 11.49%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.50%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School13.73%
High School12.89%
Some College8.02%
Bachelors or Greater2.93%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed22.79%
Male Unemployed14.45%
Female Employed8.63%
Male Employed2.85%

Gates County, North Carolina Income

Gates County, North Carolina Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$52,481$62,962
Families$64,063$73,280
Married Families$77,542-
Non Families$35,056$36,620

Gates County, North Carolina Marital Status

Gates County, North Carolina Marital Status

Marriage Rates

51.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.2%

Male Marriage Rate

50.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Gates County, North Carolina Married by Age and Sex

Gates 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 55-64.

Gates County, North Carolina Marital Status by Race

Gates County, North Carolina Veterans

745

Number of Veterans

697

Male Veterans

48

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam248
First Gulf War187
Second Gulf War81
Korea31
World War II22

Gates County, North Carolina Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White4567.84%
Black2568.18%
Indian3330.84%

Gates County, North Carolina Veterans by Education

1.62%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.30%

Veteran Disability Rate

Gates County, North Carolina Employment Status

58.5%

Labor Force Participation

53.1%

Employment Rate

8.8%

Unemployment Rate

Population of Cities in Gates 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