Montgomery County, North Carolina Population 2019

Montgomery County, North Carolina's estimated population is 27,347 with a growth rate of 0.08% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Montgomery County, North Carolina is the 72nd largest county in North Carolina.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201827,271-76-0.28%
201727,347220.08%
201627,325-131-0.48%
201527,4561650.60%
201427,291-163-0.59%
201327,454-72-0.26%
201227,526-181-0.65%
201127,707-24-0.09%
201027,7314,38518.78%
199023,3468773.90%
198022,4693,20216.62%
197019,2678594.67%
196018,4081,1486.65%
195017,2609806.02%
194016,280620.38%
193016,2181,61111.03%
192014,607-360-2.41%
191014,9677705.42%
190014,1972,95826.32%
189011,2391,86519.90%
18809,3741,88725.20%
18707,487-162-2.12%
18607,64977711.31%
18506,872-3,908-36.25%
184010,780-139-1.27%
183010,9192,22625.61%
18208,6932633.12%
18108,4307539.81%
18007,6772,95262.48%
17904,7250.00%

Montgomery County, North Carolina Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White21,158
Black or African American5,117
Asian416
Two or More Races380
Some Other Race314
American Indian and Alaska Native54
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander6

Montgomery County, North Carolina Population Pyramid 2019

Montgomery County, North Carolina Median Age

42.8


Total

40.9


Male

43.8


Female

Montgomery County, North Carolina Adults

There are 21,134 adults, (5,164 of whom are seniors) in Montgomery County, North Carolina.

Montgomery County, North Carolina Age Dependency

71.9

Age Dependency Ratio

32.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Montgomery County, North Carolina Sex Ratio

Female

13,861

50.50%

Male

13,584

49.50%

Montgomery County, North Carolina Households and Families

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

Montgomery County, North Carolina Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married85.1%14.9%
All70%30%
Non Family58.3%41.7%
Female50.2%49.8%
Male44%56%

70.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All10,8552.4370
Married5,3853.0585.1
Non Family3,6141.0858.3
Female1,4723.1150.2
Male3843.9644

3.06

Average Family Size

2.43

Average Household Size

3.8%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Montgomery County, North Carolina Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,5228.05%
9th to 12th Grade2,64914.01%
High School Graduate6,27133.16%
Some College4,00721.19%
Associates Degree1,8119.58%
Bachelors Degree1,92710.19%
Graduate Degree7233.82%

Montgomery County, North Carolina Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White13,28711,2582,405
Black3,4602,559179
Hispanic1,73867366
Asian293131
Other Race13789
Multiple Races927819
Native American4343

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 native american people with a rate of 20.65%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,046$34,550$24,262
Less Than High School$26,061$30,309$17,563
High School Grad$25,607$31,142$21,241
Some College$29,860$40,964$24,732
Bachelors Degree$43,250$53,333$40,337
Graduate Degree$45,559$103,194$44,112

$30,046

Average Earnings

$34,550

Average Male

$24,262

Average Female

Montgomery County, North Carolina Language

Montgomery County, North Carolina Language by Age

Montgomery County, North Carolina Language

84.76% of Montgomery County, North Carolina residents speak only English, while 15.24% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 13.60% of the population.

Montgomery County, North Carolina Poverty

Montgomery County, North Carolina Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White16,9362,89117.07%
Black4,6861,67135.66%
Hispanic4,18981419.43%
Multiple35318552.41%
Other313299.27%
Native2828100.00%
Asian416112.64%

20.94%

Overall Poverty Rate

17.90%

Male Poverty Rate

23.90%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Montgomery County, North Carolina

The race most likely to be in poverty in Montgomery County, North Carolina is Native, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Montgomery County, North Carolina is Asian, with 2.64% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.71%. Among those working part-time, it was 20.41%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 28.09%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School24.15%
High School17.57%
Some College15.75%
Bachelors or Greater4.42%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed39.31%
Male Unemployed33.92%
Female Employed9.54%
Male Employed8.62%

Montgomery County, North Carolina Income

Montgomery County, North Carolina Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$38,254$52,782
Families$50,787$62,263
Married Families$58,616-
Non Families$20,040$32,388

Montgomery County, North Carolina Marital Status

Montgomery County, North Carolina Marital Status

Marriage Rates

51.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.6%

Male Marriage Rate

50.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Montgomery County, North Carolina Married by Age and Sex

Montgomery 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.

Montgomery County, North Carolina Marital Status by Race

Montgomery County, North Carolina Veterans

2,005

Number of Veterans

1,945

Male Veterans

60

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam821
Korea218
First Gulf War214
Second Gulf War186
World War II51

Montgomery County, North Carolina Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White1,73310.51%
Black2636.69%
Hispanic401.76%
2 or More97.32%

Montgomery County, North Carolina Veterans by Education

11.39%

Veteran Poverty Rate

34.03%

Veteran Disability Rate

Montgomery County, North Carolina Employment Status

51.3%

Labor Force Participation

48.2%

Employment Rate

5.9%

Unemployment Rate

Population of Cities in Montgomery County, North Carolina

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Troy35133414-99-2.82%
Biscoe17001679-21-1.24%
Mount Gilead11831171-12-1.01%
Star876868-8-0.91%
Candor 840832-8-0.95%
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