Martin County, North Carolina Population 2019

Martin County, North Carolina's estimated population is 22,776 with a growth rate of -1.50% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Martin County, North Carolina is the 78th largest county in North Carolina.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201822,671-105-0.46%
201722,776-346-1.50%
201623,122-140-0.60%
201523,262-175-0.75%
201423,437-200-0.85%
201323,637-204-0.86%
201223,841-338-1.40%
201124,179-322-1.31%
201024,501-577-2.30%
199025,078-870-3.35%
198025,9481,2184.93%
197024,730-2,409-8.88%
196027,139-799-2.86%
195027,9381,8277.00%
194026,1112,71111.59%
193023,4002,57212.35%
192020,8283,03117.03%
191017,7972,41415.69%
190015,3831621.06%
189015,2212,08115.84%
188013,1403,49336.21%
18709,647-548-5.38%
186010,1951,88822.73%
18508,3076708.77%
18407,637-902-10.56%
18308,5392,21935.11%
18206,3203335.56%
18105,9873586.36%
18005,629-451-7.42%
17906,0800.00%

How Many People Live in Martin County, North Carolina?

22,776

Population by Race

Race Population
White12,645
Black or African American9,734
Asian278
Two or More Races275
Some Other Race167
American Indian and Alaska Native82
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander46

Martin County, North Carolina Population Pyramid 2019

Martin County, North Carolina Median Age

46


Total

43.8


Male

47.2


Female

Martin County, North Carolina Adults

There are 18,379 adults, (4,884 of whom are seniors) in Martin County, North Carolina.

Martin County, North Carolina Age Dependency

72.1

Age Dependency Ratio

36.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Martin County, North Carolina Sex Ratio

Female

12,317

53.03%

Male

10,910

46.97%

Martin County, North Carolina Households and Families

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

Martin County, North Carolina Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married78.5%21.5%
Non Family70.3%29.7%
All68.9%31.1%
Female49.9%50.1%
Male40.5%59.5%

68.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All9,6242.468.9
Married4,3152.9278.5
Non Family3,2021.1570.3
Female1,4893.2849.9
Male6183.1240.5

2.96

Average Family Size

2.4

Average Household Size

4.8%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Martin County, North Carolina Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,0156.11%
9th to 12th Grade1,74310.49%
High School Graduate5,99136.04%
Some College3,67022.08%
Associates Degree1,5699.44%
Bachelors Degree1,77510.68%
Graduate Degree8585.16%

Martin County, North Carolina Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White9,1338,0751,700
Black6,7675,263716
Hispanic44125820
Asian178178166
Other Race10064
Multiple Races806320
Native American515111
Islander4646

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 93.26%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$27,492$31,573$24,876
Less Than High School$20,089$25,129$15,296
High School Grad$22,932$25,948$19,505
Some College$28,774$36,759$23,986
Bachelors Degree$41,335$45,946$38,365
Graduate Degree$52,596$$47,969

$27,492

Average Earnings

$31,573

Average Male

$24,876

Average Female

Martin County, North Carolina Language

Martin County, North Carolina Language by Age

Martin County, North Carolina Language

96.05% of Martin County, North Carolina residents speak only English, while 3.95% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.73% of the population.

Martin County, North Carolina Poverty

Martin County, North Carolina Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black9,6582,16422.41%
White12,0171,95216.24%
Hispanic86529534.10%
Other1677746.11%
Multiple2753914.18%

19.21%

Overall Poverty Rate

18.00%

Male Poverty Rate

20.28%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Martin County, North Carolina

The race most likely to be in poverty in Martin County, North Carolina is Other, with 46.11% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Martin County, North Carolina is Multiple, with 14.18% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.02%. Among those working part-time, it was 22.23%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 26.00%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School28.08%
High School18.06%
Some College12.93%
Bachelors or Greater6.05%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed49.28%
Male Unemployed39.12%
Female Employed11.24%
Male Employed6.97%

Martin County, North Carolina Income

Martin County, North Carolina Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$35,969$52,094
Families$43,801$63,017
Married Families$56,367-
Non Families$20,125$29,221

Martin County, North Carolina Marital Status

Martin County, North Carolina Marital Status

Marriage Rates

46.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.5%

Male Marriage Rate

42.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Martin County, North Carolina Married by Age and Sex

Martin 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 55-64.

Martin County, North Carolina Marital Status by Race

Martin County, North Carolina Veterans

1,288

Number of Veterans

1,126

Male Veterans

162

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam442
Korea166
First Gulf War136
Second Gulf War124
World War II63

Martin County, North Carolina Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White8558.35%
Black4335.67%
Hispanic275.40%

Martin County, North Carolina Veterans by Education

14.12%

Veteran Poverty Rate

42.27%

Veteran Disability Rate

Martin County, North Carolina Employment Status

54.3%

Labor Force Participation

49%

Employment Rate

9.6%

Unemployment Rate

Martin County, North Carolina Place of Birth

Origin of Non Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

81.44%

Born in North Carolina

97.80%

Native Born

2.20%

Foreign Born

1.64%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

97.80% of Martin County, North Carolina residents were born in the United States, with 81.44% having been born in North Carolina. 1.64% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Population of Cities in Martin County, North Carolina

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Williamston57275477-250-4.37%
Robersonville14881414-74-4.97%
Jamesville491464-27-5.50%
Hamilton404382-22-5.45%
Oak City317297-20-6.31%
Parmele278262-16-5.76%
Everetts164158-6-3.66%
Hassell8481-3-3.57%
Bear Grass7370-3-4.11%
  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