Graham County, North Carolina Population 2018

Graham County, North Carolina's estimated population is 8,541 with a growth rate of -0.08% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Graham County, North Carolina is the 98th largest county in North Carolina.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
20178,607660.77%
20178,541-7-0.08%
20168,548-46-0.54%
20158,594-32-0.37%
20148,626-99-1.13%
20138,725140.16%
20128,711-104-1.18%
20118,815-55-0.62%
20108,8701,67423.26%
19907,196-21-0.29%
19807,2176559.98%
19706,5621302.02%
19606,432-454-6.59%
19506,8864687.29%
19406,4185779.88%
19305,84196919.89%
19204,8721232.59%
19104,7494069.35%
19004,3431,03031.09%
18903,31397841.88%
18802,3350.00%

Graham County, North Carolina Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White7,585
American Indian and Alaska Native916
Two or More Races58
Some Other Race32
Black or African American14
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander2

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table B03002

Graham County, North Carolina Population Pyramid 2018

100200300400 Male Population100200300400 Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Graham County, North Carolina Median Age

45


Total

42.4


Male

47.1


Female

Graham County, North Carolina Adults

There are 6,789 adults, (1,960 of whom are seniors) in Graham County, North Carolina.

Graham County, North Carolina Age Dependency

78.2

Age Dependency Ratio

40.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Graham County, North Carolina Sex Ratio

Female

4,395

51.06%

Male

4,212

48.94%

Graham County, North Carolina Households and Families

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

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1101

Graham County, North Carolina Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married88.7%11.3%
All81.8%18.2%
Non Family75.3%24.7%
Female71.6%28.4%
Male64.8%35.2%

81.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Graham County, North Carolina Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,3032.5781.8
Married1,7953.0888.7
Non Family1,0491.1975.3
Female3344.0771.6
Male1252.8964.8

3.18

Average Family Size

2.57

Average Household Size

3.5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Graham County, North Carolina Households

Graham County, North Carolina Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4357.19%
9th to 12th Grade66611.00%
High School Graduate2,26037.34%
Some College1,47524.37%
Associates Degree3605.95%
Bachelors Degree5368.86%
Graduate Degree3215.30%

Graham County, North Carolina Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White5,5194,578810
Native American45534247
Hispanic4519
Multiple Races2111
Black112
Other Race7
Islander2

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 82.95%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 14.68%.

Graham County, North Carolina Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$26,675$31,903$22,255
Less Than High School$23,281$25,833$
High School Grad$22,411$31,524$17,560
Some College$28,244$35,761$23,708
Bachelors Degree$39,345$43,375$37,697
Graduate Degree$25,700$18,618$40,038

$26,675

Average Earnings

$31,903

Average Male

$22,255

Average Female

Graham County, North Carolina Language

Graham County, North Carolina Language by Age

Graham County, North Carolina Language

98.32% of Graham County, North Carolina residents speak only English, while 1.68% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.08% of the population.

Graham County, North Carolina Poverty

Graham County, North Carolina Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White7,3851,33418.06%
Native91620222.05%
Hispanic974243.30%
Multiple582543.10%
Other32721.88%
Black33100.00%

18.99%

Overall Poverty Rate

18.62%

Male Poverty Rate

19.33%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Graham County, North Carolina

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

The race least likely to be in poverty in Graham County, North Carolina is White, with 18.06% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.79%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.39%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 27.34%.

Graham County, North Carolina Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School27.67%
High School15.13%
Some College11.65%
Bachelors or Greater4.64%

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

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed71.08%
Male Employed8.77%
Male Unemployed6.28%
Female Employed3.89%

Graham County, North Carolina Income

Graham County, North Carolina Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$36,030$45,968
Families$46,551$52,468
Married Families$49,171$
Non Families$20,434$31,611

Graham County, North Carolina Marital Status

Graham County, North Carolina Marital Status

Marriage Rates

54.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

58.6%

Male Marriage Rate

49.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Graham County, North Carolina Married by Age and Sex

Graham 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.

Graham County, North Carolina Marital Status by Race


Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1201

Graham County, North Carolina Veterans

Graham County, North Carolina Veterans by War

559

Number of Veterans

525

Male Veterans

34

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam286
World War II82
Korea51
First Gulf War41
Second Gulf War30

Graham County, North Carolina Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 74222
75+200
55 to 6463
35 to 5454
18 to 3420

Graham County, North Carolina Veterans by Race

Graham County, North Carolina Veterans by Education

14.36%

Veteran Poverty Rate

39.59%

Veteran Disability Rate

Graham County, North Carolina Employment Status

Graham County, North Carolina Employment by Age

47%

Labor Force Participation

43.1%

Employment Rate

8.3%

Unemployment Rate

Graham County, North Carolina Employment by Race

Graham County, North Carolina Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Graham County, North Carolina

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Robbinsville620597-23-3.71%
Lake Santeetlah4543-2-4.44%
Fontana Dam7700.00%
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