Nash County, North Carolina Population 2019

Nash County, North Carolina's estimated population is 94,012 with a growth rate of 0.05% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Nash County, North Carolina is the 30th largest county in North Carolina.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201894,01640.00%
201794,012440.05%
201693,9681630.17%
201593,805-411-0.44%
201494,216-212-0.22%
201394,428-757-0.80%
201295,185-551-0.58%
201195,736-53-0.06%
201095,78919,11224.93%
199076,6779,52414.18%
198067,1538,03113.58%
197059,122-1,880-3.08%
196061,0021,0831.81%
195059,9194,3117.75%
194055,6082,8265.35%
193052,78211,72128.55%
192041,0617,33421.75%
191033,7278,24932.38%
190025,4784,77123.04%
189020,7072,97616.78%
188017,7316,65460.07%
187011,077-610-5.22%
186011,6871,0309.67%
185010,6571,61017.80%
18409,0475576.56%
18308,4903053.73%
18208,18591712.62%
18107,2682934.20%
18006,975-418-5.65%
17907,3930.00%

Nash County, North Carolina Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White50,044
Black or African American37,007
Some Other Race3,567
Two or More Races1,942
Asian910
American Indian and Alaska Native634
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander21

Nash County, North Carolina Population Pyramid 2019

Nash County, North Carolina Median Age

41.4


Total

40


Male

43.1


Female

Nash County, North Carolina Adults

There are 72,842 adults, (15,871 of whom are seniors) in Nash County, North Carolina.

Nash County, North Carolina Age Dependency

65.2

Age Dependency Ratio

27.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Nash County, North Carolina Sex Ratio

Female

48,947

52.00%

Male

45,178

48.00%

Nash County, North Carolina Households and Families

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

Nash County, North Carolina Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married84.9%15.1%
All65.3%34.7%
Male56.2%43.8%
Non Family50.8%49.2%
Female43.4%56.6%

65.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All36,8782.565.3
Married16,7623.1184.9
Non Family12,5601.1650.8
Female6,0603.3743.4
Male1,4963.356.2

3.11

Average Family Size

2.5

Average Household Size

4.8%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Nash County, North Carolina Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3,1344.86%
9th to 12th Grade6,48510.05%
High School Graduate21,70433.64%
Some College13,87721.51%
Associates Degree6,2149.63%
Bachelors Degree8,69513.48%
Graduate Degree4,4036.83%

Nash County, North Carolina Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White35,83532,4788,976
Black24,34019,4823,349
Hispanic2,9871,725243
Other Race1,59384949
Asian593517342
Multiple Races504422128
Native American49645357
Islander2121

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 57.67%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,539$37,897$27,042
Less Than High School$17,815$20,316$12,320
High School Grad$26,397$30,660$21,474
Some College$32,150$42,056$27,231
Bachelors Degree$46,943$55,373$38,577
Graduate Degree$54,052$75,954$46,061

$31,539

Average Earnings

$37,897

Average Male

$27,042

Average Female

Nash County, North Carolina Language

Nash County, North Carolina Language by Age

Nash County, North Carolina Language

93.34% of Nash County, North Carolina residents speak only English, while 6.66% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 5.25% of the population.

Nash County, North Carolina Poverty

Nash County, North Carolina Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black35,9738,40623.37%
White47,3134,4079.31%
Hispanic6,1791,38122.35%
Other3,52691726.01%
Multiple1,81346525.65%
Asian90510111.16%
Native58640.68%

15.90%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.94%

Male Poverty Rate

18.59%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Nash County, North Carolina

The race most likely to be in poverty in Nash County, North Carolina is Other, with 26.01% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Nash County, North Carolina is Native, with 0.68% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.62%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.05%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.32%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School27.44%
High School16.03%
Some College8.88%
Bachelors or Greater4.27%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed38.44%
Male Unemployed20.40%
Female Employed10.01%
Male Employed5.12%

Nash County, North Carolina Income

Nash County, North Carolina Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$46,187$62,992
Families$58,840$76,612
Married Families$74,585$93,821
Non Families$22,768$34,405

Nash County, North Carolina Marital Status

Nash County, North Carolina Marital Status

Marriage Rates

46.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.5%

Male Marriage Rate

44.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Nash County, North Carolina Married by Age and Sex

Nash 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.

Nash County, North Carolina Marital Status by Race

Nash County, North Carolina Veterans

6,610

Number of Veterans

5,907

Male Veterans

703

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam2,666
First Gulf War1,534
Second Gulf War804
Korea588
World War II274

Nash County, North Carolina Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White4,15210.27%
Black2,2758.06%
Indian10919.96%
Hispanic962.59%
2 or More577.01%
Other170.81%

Nash County, North Carolina Veterans by Education

7.70%

Veteran Poverty Rate

29.60%

Veteran Disability Rate

Nash County, North Carolina Employment Status

61%

Labor Force Participation

56.1%

Employment Rate

7.9%

Unemployment Rate

Population of Cities in Nash County, North Carolina

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Rocky Mount 5772455466-2258-3.91%
Nashville55125528160.29%
Red Oak34303443130.38%
Sharpsburg 20241995-29-1.43%
Spring Hope13201314-6-0.45%
Dortches937936-1-0.11%
Middlesex82282530.36%
Whitakers 744722-22-2.96%
Bailey569568-1-0.18%
Castalia268262-6-2.24%
Momeyer224221-3-1.34%
  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