Graham County, North Carolina Population 2018

Graham County, North Carolina's estimated population is 8,541 with a growth rate of -1.27% 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
20178,541-110-1.27%
20168,6511031.20%
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
White7,681
American Indian and Alaska Native704
Some Other Race163
Two or More Races68
Black or African American34
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander1

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

Graham County, North Carolina Population Pyramid 2018

0%2%4%6%8%10% Male Population0%2%4%6%8%10% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Graham County, North Carolina Median Age

44.8


Total

41.3


Male

48


Female

Graham County, North Carolina Adults

There are 6,808 adults, (1,895 of which are seniors) in Graham County, North Carolina.

Graham County, North Carolina Age Dependency

76

Age Dependency Ratio

38.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Graham County, North Carolina Sex Ratio

Female

4,325

49.99%

Male

4,326

50.01%

Graham County, North Carolina Households and Families

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

Graham County, North Carolina Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married89.9%10.1%
All82.1%17.9%
Female75.9%24.1%
Non Family72.1%27.9%
Male68.1%31.9%

82.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Graham County, North Carolina Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,2522.6282.1
Married1,8013.2189.9
Non Family1,0041.172.1
Female3033.775.9
Male1443.668.1

3.27

Average Family Size

2.62

Average Household Size

2.9%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

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 Grade4697.81%
9th to 12th Grade79113.17%
High School Graduate2,12935.46%
Some College1,47124.50%
Associates Degree3045.06%
Bachelors Degree5579.28%
Graduate Degree2834.71%

Graham County, North Carolina Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White5,5364,432820
Native American30823320
Hispanic9140
Other Race4715
Multiple Races4215
Black2624
Islander1

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 92.31%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 14.81%.

Graham County, North Carolina Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$26,552$31,101$21,620
Less Than High School$26,250$31,048$
High School Grad$25,687$30,696$17,083
Some College$24,632$28,558$21,667
Bachelors Degree$40,729$51,895$36,563
Graduate Degree$$18,958$40,478

$26,552

Average Earnings

$31,101

Average Male

$21,620

Average Female

Graham County, North Carolina Language

Graham County, North Carolina Language by Age

Graham County, North Carolina Language

96.82% of Graham County, North Carolina residents speak only English, while 3.18% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.73% of the population.

Graham County, North Carolina Poverty

Graham County, North Carolina Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White7,4901,39618.64%
Native70414320.31%
Hispanic2597328.19%
Multiple683551.47%
Other1632112.88%
Black25312.00%

19.33%

Overall Poverty Rate

18.77%

Male Poverty Rate

19.89%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Graham County, North Carolina

The race most likely to be in poverty in Graham County, North Carolina is Multiple, with 51.47% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Graham County, North Carolina is Black, with 12.00% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.22%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.97%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 28.96%.

Graham County, North Carolina Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School29.28%
Some College15.66%
High School13.25%
Bachelors or Greater5.19%

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

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed69.74%
Male Employed9.55%
Female Employed2.15%
Male Unemployed2.14%

Graham County, North Carolina Income

Graham County, North Carolina Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$34,778$45,699
Families$47,188$52,300
Married Families$52,301$
Non Families$19,462$30,414

Graham County, North Carolina Marital Status

Graham County, North Carolina Marital Status

Marriage Rates

54.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

56.5%

Male Marriage Rate

52.0%

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 Over65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45To54.

Graham County, North Carolina Marital Status by Race

Graham County, North Carolina Veterans

Graham County, North Carolina Veterans by War

582

Number of Veterans

534

Male Veterans

48

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam307
World War II74
Korea53
First Gulf War27
Second Gulf War27

Graham County, North Carolina Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 74243
75+186
55 to 6475
35 to 5458
18 to 3420

Graham County, North Carolina Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White5759.28%
Indian71.56%

Graham County, North Carolina Veterans by Education

13.76%

Veteran Poverty Rate

42.15%

Veteran Disability Rate

Graham County, North Carolina Employment Status

Graham County, North Carolina Employment by Age

46.4%

Labor Force Participation

42%

Employment Rate

9.5%

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