Harnett County, North Carolina Population 2018

Harnett County, North Carolina's estimated population is 132,754 with a growth rate of 4.84% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Harnett County, North Carolina is the 22nd largest county in North Carolina.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2017132,7546,1344.84%
2016126,620-4,279-3.27%
2016130,8992,6942.10%
2015128,2051,4041.11%
2014126,8011,6971.36%
2013125,1042,8462.33%
2012122,2583,0442.55%
2011119,2143,4542.98%
2010115,76047,93870.68%
199067,8228,25213.85%
198059,5709,90319.94%
197049,6671,4312.97%
196048,2366311.33%
195047,6053,3667.61%
194044,2396,32816.69%
193037,9119,59833.90%
192028,3136,13927.69%
191022,1746,18638.69%
190015,9882,28816.70%
189013,7002,83826.13%
188010,8621,96722.11%
18708,89585610.65%
18608,0390.00%

Harnett County, North Carolina Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White85,578
Black or African American26,921
Some Other Race6,817
Two or More Races4,672
Asian1,418
American Indian and Alaska Native1,137
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander77

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

Harnett 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

Harnett County, North Carolina Median Age

33.7


Total

32.9


Male

34.6


Female

Harnett County, North Carolina Adults

There are 92,179 adults, (14,181 of which are seniors) in Harnett County, North Carolina.

Harnett County, North Carolina Age Dependency

62.1

Age Dependency Ratio

18.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

44

Child Dependency Ratio

Harnett County, North Carolina Sex Ratio

Female

63,980

50.53%

Male

62,640

49.47%

Harnett County, North Carolina Households and Families

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

Harnett County, North Carolina Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married74.4%25.6%
All65%35%
Non Family56.4%43.6%
Male56.2%43.8%
Female49.1%50.9%

65.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Harnett County, North Carolina Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All43,0362.8765
Married23,0433.3774.4
Non Family11,9071.2456.4
Female6,0233.8349.1
Male2,0633.8256.2

3.4

Average Family Size

2.87

Average Household Size

4.9%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Harnett County, North Carolina Households

Harnett County, North Carolina Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3,8504.80%
9th to 12th Grade7,5639.42%
High School Graduate25,10931.28%
Some College20,00724.92%
Associates Degree8,28510.32%
Bachelors Degree10,48513.06%
Graduate Degree4,9796.20%

Harnett County, North Carolina Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White53,81448,51711,918
Black16,52013,5712,146
Hispanic7,2554,566750
Other Race3,5252,000139
Multiple Races1,2291,046198
Asian913816408
Native American800658125
Islander54544

The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 44.69%.

Harnett County, North Carolina Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$33,824$41,059$26,951
Less Than High School$20,080$21,381$15,364
High School Grad$29,615$33,728$21,033
Some College$34,611$44,349$26,081
Bachelors Degree$44,670$60,580$35,709
Graduate Degree$59,788$74,775$45,536

$33,824

Average Earnings

$41,059

Average Male

$26,951

Average Female

Harnett County, North Carolina Language

Harnett County, North Carolina Language by Age

Harnett County, North Carolina Language

89.77% of Harnett County, North Carolina residents speak only English, while 10.23% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 8.34% of the population.

Harnett County, North Carolina Poverty

Harnett County, North Carolina Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White77,1359,81712.73%
Black26,0377,39628.41%
Hispanic14,6044,19628.73%
Other6,6851,74426.09%
Multiple4,5361,34129.56%
Native1,12222720.23%
Asian1,3291067.98%
Islander7745.19%

18.25%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.56%

Male Poverty Rate

19.89%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Harnett County, North Carolina

The race most likely to be in poverty in Harnett County, North Carolina is Multiple, with 29.56% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Harnett County, North Carolina is Islander, with 5.19% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.03%. Among those working part-time, it was 21.35%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 25.69%.

Harnett County, North Carolina Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School32.10%
High School15.59%
Some College12.22%
Bachelors or Greater4.98%

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

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed31.06%
Male Unemployed25.89%
Female Employed12.00%
Male Employed8.78%

Harnett County, North Carolina Income

Harnett County, North Carolina Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$47,930$59,353
Families$56,496$67,350
Married Families$67,088$78,343
Non Families$26,927$35,784

Harnett County, North Carolina Marital Status

Harnett County, North Carolina Marital Status

Marriage Rates

50.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.0%

Male Marriage Rate

49.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Harnett County, North Carolina Married by Age and Sex

Harnett 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 35To44.

Harnett County, North Carolina Marital Status by Race

Harnett County, North Carolina Veterans

Harnett County, North Carolina Veterans by War

11,990

Number of Veterans

9,848

Male Veterans

2,142

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
First Gulf War4,929
Second Gulf War4,314
Vietnam2,850
Korea527
World War II236

Harnett County, North Carolina Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
35 to 545,126
55 to 642,382
18 to 341,681
65 to 741,613
75+1,188

Harnett County, North Carolina Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White8,71814.24%
Black2,54713.53%
Hispanic96911.91%
Other3298.40%
2 or More18610.90%
Indian10012.24%
Asian778.14%
Hawaiian3373.33%

Harnett County, North Carolina Veterans by Education

6.21%

Veteran Poverty Rate

23.16%

Veteran Disability Rate

Harnett County, North Carolina Employment Status

Harnett County, North Carolina Employment by Age

60.2%

Labor Force Participation

49.8%

Employment Rate

10%

Unemployment Rate

Harnett County, North Carolina Employment by Race

Harnett County, North Carolina Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Harnett County, North Carolina

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Dunn928098735936.39%
Angier 4341509675517.39%
Erwin4417493151411.64%
Benson 3312369738511.62%
Lillington3186358139512.40%
Coats2103243232915.64%
Broadway 12101242322.64%
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