Harnett County, North Carolina Population 2019

Harnett County, North Carolina's estimated population is 132,229 with a growth rate of 1.22% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Harnett County, North Carolina is the 23rd largest county in North Carolina.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2018134,2141,9851.50%
2017132,2291,5981.22%
2016130,6312,6042.03%
2015128,0271,3231.04%
2014126,7041,6721.34%
2013125,0322,8352.32%
2012122,1973,0392.55%
2011119,1583,4162.95%
2010115,74247,92070.66%
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
White86,860
Black or African American27,243
Some Other Race7,200
Two or More Races4,649
Asian1,402
American Indian and Alaska Native1,177
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander222

Harnett County, North Carolina Population Pyramid 2019

Harnett County, North Carolina Median Age

33.9


Total

33


Male

34.8


Female

Harnett County, North Carolina Adults

There are 94,014 adults, (14,830 of whom are seniors) in Harnett County, North Carolina.

Harnett County, North Carolina Age Dependency

62.6

Age Dependency Ratio

18.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

43.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Harnett County, North Carolina Sex Ratio

Female

65,006

50.49%

Male

63,747

49.51%

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
Married74.6%25.4%
All65.1%34.9%
Non Family56.8%43.2%
Male54.9%45.1%
Female49.2%50.8%

65.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All44,6572.8165.1
Married23,7593.3274.6
Non Family12,6441.2456.8
Female6,3153.7749.2
Male1,9393.6954.9

3.35

Average Family Size

2.81

Average Household Size

5.4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Harnett County, North Carolina Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3,6854.49%
9th to 12th Grade7,6609.33%
High School Graduate24,93930.36%
Some College20,19024.58%
Associates Degree8,96710.92%
Bachelors Degree11,26713.72%
Graduate Degree5,4296.61%

Harnett County, North Carolina Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White54,74749,48812,547
Black16,96113,9462,531
Hispanic7,6054,883913
Other Race3,8372,166220
Multiple Races1,3471,208260
Asian926855417
Native American80067693
Islander84848

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 asian people with a rate of 45.03%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,337$41,734$27,201
Less Than High School$20,848$22,904$15,786
High School Grad$30,470$35,319$21,493
Some College$35,461$44,373$26,224
Bachelors Degree$43,356$56,778$36,494
Graduate Degree$60,788$75,885$48,491

$35,337

Average Earnings

$41,734

Average Male

$27,201

Average Female

Harnett County, North Carolina Language

Harnett County, North Carolina Language by Age

Harnett County, North Carolina Language

89.73% of Harnett County, North Carolina residents speak only English, while 10.27% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 8.26% of the population.

Harnett County, North Carolina Poverty

Harnett County, North Carolina Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White77,8399,97512.81%
Black26,4867,27827.48%
Hispanic15,3814,33128.16%
Other7,0501,76325.01%
Multiple4,5501,23727.19%
Native1,12123220.70%
Asian1,342564.17%

17.99%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.90%

Male Poverty Rate

20.00%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Harnett County, North Carolina

The race most likely to be in poverty in Harnett County, North Carolina is Hispanic, with 28.16% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Harnett County, North Carolina is Asian, with 4.17% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.52%. Among those working part-time, it was 19.71%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 26.53%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School32.04%
High School15.11%
Some College12.51%
Bachelors or Greater4.82%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed34.21%
Male Unemployed21.96%
Female Employed11.49%
Male Employed7.52%

Harnett County, North Carolina Income

Harnett County, North Carolina Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$50,323$61,707
Families$59,322$70,149
Married Families$69,947$81,866
Non Families$28,850$37,594

Harnett County, North Carolina Marital Status

Harnett County, North Carolina Marital Status

Marriage Rates

51.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.1%

Male Marriage Rate

49.8%

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 Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Harnett County, North Carolina Marital Status by Race

Harnett County, North Carolina Veterans

12,870

Number of Veterans

10,580

Male Veterans

2,290

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War5,211
Second Gulf War5,045
Vietnam2,930
Korea569
World War II180

Harnett County, North Carolina Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White9,15714.76%
Black2,84114.70%
Hispanic1,22514.11%
Other4299.74%
2 or More20311.63%
Indian9511.34%
Asian919.54%
Hawaiian5472.97%

Harnett County, North Carolina Veterans by Education

5.58%

Veteran Poverty Rate

25.46%

Veteran Disability Rate

Harnett County, North Carolina Employment Status

60.5%

Labor Force Participation

50.6%

Employment Rate

9.3%

Unemployment Rate

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%
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
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