Guilford County, North Carolina Population 2018

Guilford County, North Carolina's estimated population is 526,953 with a growth rate of 0.95% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Guilford County, North Carolina is the 3rd largest county in North Carolina.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2017517,197-9,756-1.85%
2017526,9534,9570.95%
2016521,9964,2740.83%
2015517,7225,1811.01%
2014512,5415,7701.14%
2013506,7715,9401.19%
2012500,8315,5901.13%
2011495,2415,6931.16%
2010489,548142,12840.91%
1990347,42030,2669.54%
1980317,15428,5649.90%
1970288,59042,07017.07%
1960246,52055,46329.03%
1950191,05737,14124.13%
1940153,91620,90615.72%
1930133,01053,73867.79%
192079,27218,77531.03%
191060,49721,42354.83%
190039,07411,02239.29%
189028,0524,46718.94%
188023,5851,8498.51%
187021,7361,6808.38%
186020,0563021.53%
185019,7545793.02%
184019,1754382.34%
183018,7374,22629.12%
182014,5113,09127.07%
181011,4201,97820.95%
18009,4422,25131.30%
17907,1910.00%

Guilford County, North Carolina Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White290,004
Black or African American174,443
Asian24,752
Some Other Race13,381
Two or More Races11,973
American Indian and Alaska Native2,289
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander355

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

Guilford County, North Carolina Population Pyramid 2018

5,00010,00015,00020,000 Male Population5,00010,00015,00020,000 Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

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

Guilford County, North Carolina Median Age

37.2


Total

36.1


Male

38.2


Female

Guilford County, North Carolina Adults

There are 400,197 adults, (73,156 of whom are seniors) in Guilford County, North Carolina.

Guilford County, North Carolina Age Dependency

58.1

Age Dependency Ratio

22.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Guilford County, North Carolina Sex Ratio

Female

271,981

52.59%

Male

245,216

47.41%

Guilford County, North Carolina Households and Families

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

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

Guilford County, North Carolina Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married79.2%20.8%
All58.9%41.1%
Male45.2%54.8%
Non Family45%55%
Female38.7%61.3%

58.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Guilford County, North Carolina Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All200,9982.4958.9
Married87,3273.1579.2
Non Family74,4961.2745
Female30,3763.3138.7
Male8,7993.345.2

3.13

Average Family Size

2.49

Average Household Size

5.1%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.4%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Guilford County, North Carolina Households

Guilford County, North Carolina Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade14,3334.16%
9th to 12th Grade24,0416.98%
High School Graduate83,01624.10%
Some College74,87921.74%
Associates Degree27,7718.06%
Bachelors Degree77,70922.56%
Graduate Degree42,64712.38%

Guilford County, North Carolina Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White196,630184,55084,144
Black107,18093,91625,092
Hispanic19,57811,5392,983
Asian15,52311,3606,183
Other Race6,6783,9711,148
Multiple Races4,2933,7281,284
Native American1,5131,183367
Islander20112929

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 93.86%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 42.79%.

Guilford County, North Carolina Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$34,728$39,403$30,764
Less Than High School$20,642$23,598$15,809
High School Grad$26,984$30,066$24,363
Some College$30,743$36,099$26,626
Bachelors Degree$45,963$59,162$40,007
Graduate Degree$57,821$74,562$48,991

$34,728

Average Earnings

$39,403

Average Male

$30,764

Average Female

Guilford County, North Carolina Language

Guilford County, North Carolina Language by Age

Guilford County, North Carolina Language

86.92% of Guilford County, North Carolina residents speak only English, while 13.08% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 6.23% of the population.

Guilford County, North Carolina Poverty

Guilford County, North Carolina Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black166,58542,85625.73%
White259,12723,1448.93%
Hispanic39,40111,66629.61%
Asian24,5864,09016.64%
Other13,1544,05830.85%
Multiple11,5773,16327.32%
Native2,26548221.28%
Islander35011131.71%

16.75%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.05%

Male Poverty Rate

18.29%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Guilford County, North Carolina

The race most likely to be in poverty in Guilford County, North Carolina is Islander, with 31.71% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Guilford County, North Carolina is White, with 8.93% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.11%. Among those working part-time, it was 21.40%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 24.65%.

Guilford County, North Carolina Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School30.60%
High School16.94%
Some College13.22%
Bachelors or Greater3.93%

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

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed47.49%
Male Unemployed36.13%
Female Employed10.20%
Male Employed6.55%

Guilford County, North Carolina Income

Guilford County, North Carolina Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$49,253$70,975
Families$62,796$85,676
Married Families$80,845$104,909
Non Families$31,936$44,000

Guilford County, North Carolina Marital Status

Guilford County, North Carolina Marital Status

Marriage Rates

44.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.3%

Male Marriage Rate

41.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Guilford County, North Carolina Married by Age and Sex

Guilford 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.

Guilford County, North Carolina Marital Status by Race


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

Guilford County, North Carolina Veterans

Guilford County, North Carolina Veterans by War

28,154

Number of Veterans

25,813

Male Veterans

2,341

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam10,003
First Gulf War5,474
Second Gulf War3,462
Korea2,532
World War II1,326

Guilford County, North Carolina Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
35 to 547,661
65 to 747,113
75+6,452
55 to 645,408
18 to 341,520

Guilford County, North Carolina Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White18,1177.72%
Black9,2367.08%
Hispanic5612.32%
Asian3181.77%
2 or More2644.32%
Other1231.45%
Indian905.04%
Hawaiian63.28%

Guilford County, North Carolina Veterans by Education

8.58%

Veteran Poverty Rate

25.95%

Veteran Disability Rate

Guilford County, North Carolina Employment Status

Guilford County, North Carolina Employment by Age

63.7%

Labor Force Participation

59.4%

Employment Rate

6.6%

Unemployment Rate

Guilford County, North Carolina Employment by Race

Guilford County, North Carolina Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Guilford County, North Carolina

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Greensboro268887287027181406.75%
High Point 10441111122368126.52%
Burlington 509465270917633.46%
Kernersville 23116240669504.11%
Archdale 11419116312121.86%
Summerfield10247110337867.67%
Gibsonville 643770295929.20%
Oak Ridge628068275478.71%
Stokesdale505053362865.66%
Pleasant Garden449347892966.59%
Jamestown3441381437310.84%
Sedalia628664365.73%
Whitsett580614345.86%
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