Hertford County, North Carolina Population 2019

Hertford County, North Carolina's estimated population is 23,926 with a growth rate of -1.20% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Hertford County, North Carolina is the 76th largest county in North Carolina.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201823,659-267-1.12%
201723,926-290-1.20%
201624,216-164-0.67%
201524,380-202-0.82%
201424,58250.02%
201324,577-23-0.09%
201224,600-112-0.45%
201124,712-51-0.21%
201024,7632,2409.95%
199022,523-845-3.62%
198023,368-161-0.68%
197023,5298113.57%
196022,7181,2655.90%
195021,4532,10110.86%
194019,3521,81010.32%
193017,5421,2487.66%
192016,2948585.56%
191015,4361,1427.99%
190014,2944433.20%
189013,8512,00816.96%
188011,8432,57027.71%
18709,273-231-2.43%
18609,5041,36216.73%
18508,1426588.79%
18407,484-1,053-12.33%
18308,53782510.70%
18207,7121,66027.43%
18106,052-649-9.69%
18006,70187314.98%
17905,8280.00%

Hertford County, North Carolina Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
Black or African American14,067
White8,625
Two or More Races833
American Indian and Alaska Native279
Some Other Race256
Asian168
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander34

Hertford County, North Carolina Population Pyramid 2019

Hertford County, North Carolina Median Age

42.4


Total

39.6


Male

45


Female

Hertford County, North Carolina Adults

There are 19,580 adults, (4,419 of whom are seniors) in Hertford County, North Carolina.

Hertford County, North Carolina Age Dependency

60

Age Dependency Ratio

29.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

30.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Hertford County, North Carolina Sex Ratio

Female

12,236

50.43%

Male

12,026

49.57%

Hertford County, North Carolina Households and Families

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

Hertford County, North Carolina Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married82.9%17.1%
Male70.7%29.3%
All67.2%32.8%
Non Family62.2%37.8%
Female44.7%55.3%

67.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All8,8802.4167.2
Married3,6063.0382.9
Non Family3,2131.1462.2
Female1,8323.3344.7
Male2293.3670.7

3.08

Average Family Size

2.41

Average Household Size

3.3%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Hertford County, North Carolina Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,0796.39%
9th to 12th Grade2,30113.63%
High School Graduate5,46132.36%
Some College3,97523.55%
Associates Degree1,4808.77%
Bachelors Degree1,6719.90%
Graduate Degree9105.39%

Hertford County, North Carolina Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
Black9,5257,3781,060
White6,1525,1611,202
Hispanic545355143
Multiple Races369340141
Native American20116734
Asian16612123
Other Race1317944
Islander222

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 100.00%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$26,825$31,211$24,313
Less Than High School$15,923$20,790$12,982
High School Grad$25,294$29,033$20,224
Some College$26,688$32,054$25,543
Bachelors Degree$36,063$41,458$32,028
Graduate Degree$50,798$52,254$45,000

$26,825

Average Earnings

$31,211

Average Male

$24,313

Average Female

Hertford County, North Carolina Language

Hertford County, North Carolina Language by Age

Hertford County, North Carolina Language

94.52% of Hertford County, North Carolina residents speak only English, while 5.48% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.21% of the population.

Hertford County, North Carolina Poverty

Hertford County, North Carolina Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black12,0593,71330.79%
White7,70888211.44%
Hispanic55724043.09%
Other24715361.94%
Multiple76611014.36%
Native2664416.54%
Islander343191.18%
Asian117119.40%

23.33%

Overall Poverty Rate

21.18%

Male Poverty Rate

25.14%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Hertford County, North Carolina

The race most likely to be in poverty in Hertford County, North Carolina is Islander, with 91.18% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Hertford County, North Carolina is Asian, with 9.40% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.75%. Among those working part-time, it was 21.47%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 32.06%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School33.82%
High School17.35%
Some College14.66%
Bachelors or Greater12.16%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed52.90%
Male Unemployed40.59%
Female Employed12.54%
Male Employed7.47%

Hertford County, North Carolina Income

Hertford County, North Carolina Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$35,806$47,562
Families$43,418$57,488
Married Families$59,974$72,230
Non Families$21,178$29,446

Hertford County, North Carolina Marital Status

Hertford County, North Carolina Marital Status

Marriage Rates

39.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

41.4%

Male Marriage Rate

38.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Hertford County, North Carolina Married by Age and Sex

Hertford 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 45-54.

Hertford County, North Carolina Marital Status by Race

Hertford County, North Carolina Veterans

1,196

Number of Veterans

1,132

Male Veterans

64

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam485
First Gulf War264
Second Gulf War124
Korea112
World War II42

Hertford County, North Carolina Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
Black6325.62%
White4956.82%
2 or More408.79%
Other178.63%
Indian83.74%
Hispanic40.59%
Hawaiian266.67%
Asian21.20%

Hertford County, North Carolina Veterans by Education

8.64%

Veteran Poverty Rate

35.40%

Veteran Disability Rate

Hertford County, North Carolina Employment Status

50.8%

Labor Force Participation

45.5%

Employment Rate

10%

Unemployment Rate

Population of Cities in Hertford County, North Carolina

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Ahoskie50614980-81-1.60%
Murfreesboro283530231886.63%
Winton769739-30-3.90%
Cofield409390-19-4.65%
Harrellsville107104-3-2.80%
Como9188-3-3.30%
  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