Northampton County, North Carolina Population 2019

Northampton County, North Carolina's estimated population is 19,913 with a growth rate of -1.14% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Northampton County, North Carolina is the 83rd largest county in North Carolina.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201819,676-237-1.19%
201719,913-230-1.14%
201620,143-395-1.92%
201520,538-121-0.59%
201420,659-201-0.96%
201320,860-427-2.01%
201221,287-628-2.87%
201121,915-124-0.56%
201022,0391,2415.97%
199020,798-1,786-7.91%
198022,584-1,425-5.94%
197024,009-2,802-10.45%
196026,811-1,621-5.70%
195028,4321330.47%
194028,2991,1384.19%
193027,1613,97717.15%
192023,1848613.86%
191022,3231,1735.55%
190021,150-92-0.43%
189021,2421,2106.04%
188020,0325,28335.82%
187014,7491,37710.30%
186013,372370.28%
185013,335-34-0.25%
184013,369-22-0.16%
183013,3911491.13%
182013,2421601.22%
181013,0827295.90%
180012,3532,37223.77%
17909,9810.00%

How Many People Live in Northampton County, North Carolina?

19,913

Population by Race

Race Population
Black or African American11,654
White8,109
Two or More Races336
American Indian and Alaska Native141
Some Other Race122
Asian64

Northampton County, North Carolina Population Pyramid 2019

Northampton County, North Carolina Median Age

48.6


Total

45.2


Male

52.1


Female

Northampton County, North Carolina Adults

There are 16,662 adults, (4,844 of whom are seniors) in Northampton County, North Carolina.

Northampton County, North Carolina Age Dependency

72.8

Age Dependency Ratio

41

Old Age Dependency Ratio

31.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Northampton County, North Carolina Sex Ratio

Female

10,482

51.32%

Male

9,944

48.68%

Northampton County, North Carolina Households and Families

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

Northampton County, North Carolina Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married85.1%14.9%
All69.2%30.8%
Male68.2%31.8%
Non Family63.6%36.4%
Female45.5%54.5%

69.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All8,8192.2269.2
Married3,4582.6785.1
Non Family3,0631.1563.6
Female1,5493.0845.5
Male7492.8168.2

2.71

Average Family Size

2.22

Average Household Size

6%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Northampton County, North Carolina Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,1237.45%
9th to 12th Grade2,17614.44%
High School Graduate5,59337.12%
Some College2,81818.70%
Associates Degree1,4269.47%
Bachelors Degree1,1797.83%
Graduate Degree7514.98%

Northampton County, North Carolina Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
Black8,3626,2161,014
White6,2905,245888
Hispanic17611619
Multiple Races137915
Native American12111119
Other Race9164
Asian2828

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 15.70%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$27,453$32,540$24,051
Less Than High School$20,701$23,329$18,934
High School Grad$25,327$26,544$23,205
Some College$30,843$34,873$25,952
Bachelors Degree$36,896$42,344$29,950
Graduate Degree$50,833$54,605$50,047

$27,453

Average Earnings

$32,540

Average Male

$24,051

Average Female

Northampton County, North Carolina Language

Northampton County, North Carolina Language by Age

Northampton County, North Carolina Language

97.55% of Northampton County, North Carolina residents speak only English, while 2.45% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.79% of the population.

Northampton County, North Carolina Poverty

Northampton County, North Carolina Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black11,1513,69033.09%
White7,54598613.07%
Hispanic40214836.82%
Native1267861.90%
Multiple3057323.93%
Other1092623.85%
Asian442045.45%

25.40%

Overall Poverty Rate

23.34%

Male Poverty Rate

27.26%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Northampton County, North Carolina

The race most likely to be in poverty in Northampton County, North Carolina is Native, with 61.90% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Northampton County, North Carolina is White, with 13.07% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.78%. Among those working part-time, it was 25.54%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 31.65%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School32.73%
High School18.84%
Some College17.05%
Bachelors or Greater9.46%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed52.28%
Male Unemployed40.32%
Female Employed14.45%
Male Employed8.43%

Northampton County, North Carolina Income

Northampton County, North Carolina Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$33,508$44,431
Families$41,132$51,946
Married Families$59,846$66,066
Non Families$20,461$28,036

Northampton County, North Carolina Marital Status

Northampton County, North Carolina Marital Status

Marriage Rates

43.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

43.6%

Male Marriage Rate

42.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Northampton County, North Carolina Married by Age and Sex

Northampton 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.

Northampton County, North Carolina Marital Status by Race

Northampton County, North Carolina Veterans

1,342

Number of Veterans

1,273

Male Veterans

69

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam514
First Gulf War198
Second Gulf War185
Korea181
World War II36

Northampton County, North Carolina Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White80611.73%
Black5115.46%
Indian2520.33%

Northampton County, North Carolina Veterans by Education

11.31%

Veteran Poverty Rate

39.92%

Veteran Disability Rate

Northampton County, North Carolina Employment Status

46.3%

Labor Force Participation

41.6%

Employment Rate

10.2%

Unemployment Rate

Northampton 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

72.61%

Born in North Carolina

98.55%

Native Born

1.45%

Foreign Born

1.25%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

98.55% of Northampton County, North Carolina residents were born in the United States, with 72.61% having been born in North Carolina. 1.25% 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 Northampton County, North Carolina

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Gaston11551046-109-9.44%
Garysburg1057956-101-9.56%
Rich Square958884-74-7.72%
Conway836756-80-9.57%
Woodland806729-77-9.55%
Seaboard629573-56-8.90%
Jackson513472-41-7.99%
Severn276253-23-8.33%
Lasker122112-10-8.20%
  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