Nash County, North Carolina Population 2018

Nash County, North Carolina's estimated population is 93,991 with a growth rate of -0.42% 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
201793,991-394-0.42%
201694,3853770.40%
201694,008790.08%
201593,929-324-0.34%
201494,253-192-0.20%
201394,445-761-0.80%
201295,206-543-0.57%
201195,749-33-0.03%
201095,78219,10524.92%
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
White50,234
Black or African American36,659
Some Other Race3,722
Two or More Races2,211
Asian919
American Indian and Alaska Native624
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander16

Race Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey)

Nash County, North Carolina Population Pyramid 2018

0%2%4%6%8% Male Population0%2%4%6%8% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Nash County, North Carolina Median Age

41.2


Total

39.7


Male

42.6


Female

Nash County, North Carolina Adults

There are 72,865 adults, (15,385 of which are seniors) in Nash County, North Carolina.

Nash County, North Carolina Age Dependency

64.1

Age Dependency Ratio

26.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Nash County, North Carolina Sex Ratio

Female

49,076

52.00%

Male

45,309

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%
All64.7%35.3%
Male61.1%38.9%
Non Family49.5%50.5%
Female42.4%57.6%

64.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Nash County, North Carolina Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All36,6782.5264.7
Married16,4423.1484.9
Non Family12,7381.249.5
Female6,0363.442.4
Male1,4623.3161.1

3.15

Average Family Size

2.52

Average Household Size

5.1%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Nash County, North Carolina Households

Nash County, North Carolina Education

Nash County, North Carolina Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3,3625.22%
9th to 12th Grade6,88710.69%
High School Graduate21,73333.72%
Some College13,77921.38%
Associates Degree6,0739.42%
Bachelors Degree8,47413.15%
Graduate Degree4,1416.43%

Nash County, North Carolina Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White36,23432,4729,034
Black24,02718,9012,945
Hispanic2,9141,697215
Other Race1,58484530
Multiple Races616513147
Asian542454301
Native American46839921
Islander1616

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 55.54%.

Nash County, North Carolina Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,534$36,070$26,166
Less Than High School$18,573$20,205$15,442
High School Grad$25,866$30,261$19,583
Some College$31,221$40,579$26,555
Bachelors Degree$43,203$53,519$36,010
Graduate Degree$53,639$76,845$44,705

$30,534

Average Earnings

$36,070

Average Male

$26,166

Average Female

Nash County, North Carolina Language

Nash County, North Carolina Language by Age

Nash County, North Carolina Language

93.06% of Nash County, North Carolina residents speak only English, while 6.94% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 5.23% of the population.

Nash County, North Carolina Poverty

Nash County, North Carolina Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black35,5219,30326.19%
White47,8954,7089.83%
Hispanic6,0431,56825.95%
Other3,68197526.49%
Multiple2,07457027.48%
Asian91415717.18%
Native56110.18%

17.41%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.92%

Male Poverty Rate

20.58%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Nash County, North Carolina

The race most likely to be in poverty in Nash County, North Carolina is Multiple, with 27.48% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Nash County, North Carolina is Native, with 0.18% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.07%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.94%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 25.41%.

Nash County, North Carolina Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School29.44%
High School16.29%
Some College9.97%
Bachelors or Greater5.10%

Nash County, North Carolina Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed37.75%
Male Unemployed23.99%
Female Employed10.92%
Male Employed5.44%

Nash County, North Carolina Income

Nash County, North Carolina Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$43,804$60,231
Families$55,079$72,639
Married Families$69,632$89,076
Non Families$22,113$34,833

Nash County, North Carolina Marital Status

Nash County, North Carolina Marital Status

Marriage Rates

45.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.9%

Male Marriage Rate

43.1%

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 Over65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45To54.

Nash County, North Carolina Marital Status by Race

Nash County, North Carolina Veterans

Nash County, North Carolina Veterans by War

6,550

Number of Veterans

5,929

Male Veterans

621

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam2,696
First Gulf War1,343
Korea711
Second Gulf War663
World War II302

Nash County, North Carolina Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
35 to 541,713
65 to 741,703
55 to 641,430
75+1,273
18 to 34431

Nash County, North Carolina Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White4,0449.94%
Black2,3328.37%
Hispanic1103.05%
Indian9417.44%
2 or More738.11%
Other70.32%

Nash County, North Carolina Veterans by Education

7.55%

Veteran Poverty Rate

29.49%

Veteran Disability Rate

Nash County, North Carolina Employment Status

Nash County, North Carolina Employment by Age

61%

Labor Force Participation

55.2%

Employment Rate

9.5%

Unemployment Rate

Nash County, North Carolina Employment by Race

Nash County, North Carolina Employment by Education

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%
Data Sources
  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