Northampton County, North Carolina Population 2018

Northampton County, North Carolina's estimated population is 19,862 with a growth rate of -3.71% 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
201719,862-766-3.71%
201620,6284622.29%
201620,166-390-1.90%
201520,556-117-0.57%
201420,673-199-0.95%
201320,872-419-1.97%
201221,291-632-2.88%
201121,923-111-0.50%
201022,0341,2365.94%
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%

Northampton County, North Carolina Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
Black or African American11,843
White8,133
Two or More Races362
Some Other Race129
American Indian and Alaska Native104
Asian44
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander13

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

Northampton County, North Carolina Population Pyramid 2018

0%2%4%6%8%10% Male Population0%2%4%6%8%10% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

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

Northampton County, North Carolina Median Age

48.2


Total

44.5


Male

50.8


Female

Northampton County, North Carolina Adults

There are 16,729 adults, (4,724 of which are seniors) in Northampton County, North Carolina.

Northampton County, North Carolina Age Dependency

71.7

Age Dependency Ratio

39.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

32.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Northampton County, North Carolina Sex Ratio

Female

10,611

51.44%

Male

10,017

48.56%

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
Married83.7%16.3%
All68.1%31.9%
Male64.7%35.3%
Non Family62.4%37.6%
Female48.1%51.9%

68.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Northampton County, North Carolina Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All8,6702.2968.1
Married3,3652.6583.7
Non Family2,9221.1262.4
Female1,7003.2848.1
Male6833.0364.7

2.8

Average Family Size

2.29

Average Household Size

5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Northampton County, North Carolina Households

Northampton County, North Carolina Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,0256.80%
9th to 12th Grade2,25214.93%
High School Graduate5,76138.20%
Some College2,87619.07%
Associates Degree1,4689.73%
Bachelors Degree1,0246.79%
Graduate Degree6774.49%

Northampton County, North Carolina Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
Black8,4006,185873
White6,2555,337795
Hispanic1657216
Multiple Races1621213
Native American877621
Other Race7732
Asian34295
Islander99

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 24.14%.

Northampton County, North Carolina Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$26,761$31,909$22,658
Less Than High School$19,058$21,910$17,746
High School Grad$25,318$32,523$19,000
Some College$30,091$32,540$28,385
Bachelors Degree$35,071$41,715$28,125
Graduate Degree$50,410$51,908$49,028

$26,761

Average Earnings

$31,909

Average Male

$22,658

Average Female

Northampton County, North Carolina Language

Northampton County, North Carolina Language by Age

Northampton County, North Carolina Language

97.68% of Northampton County, North Carolina residents speak only English, while 2.32% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.78% of the population.

Northampton County, North Carolina Poverty

Northampton County, North Carolina Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black11,3904,12836.24%
White7,5401,11714.81%
Hispanic38119551.18%
Multiple32011736.56%
Other1147666.67%
Native887686.36%
Asian441534.09%

28.47%

Overall Poverty Rate

25.51%

Male Poverty Rate

31.12%

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 86.36% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Northampton County, North Carolina is White, with 14.81% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.81%. Among those working part-time, it was 29.67%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 31.25%.

Northampton County, North Carolina Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School33.56%
High School19.23%
Some College17.19%
Bachelors or Greater11.00%

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

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed53.22%
Male Unemployed37.50%
Female Employed18.47%
Male Employed9.67%

Northampton County, North Carolina Income

Northampton County, North Carolina Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$31,543$43,843
Families$38,718$49,969
Married Families$58,011$64,573
Non Families$19,317$29,690

Northampton County, North Carolina Marital Status

Northampton County, North Carolina Marital Status

Marriage Rates

41.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

42.6%

Male Marriage Rate

39.7%

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 Over65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55To64.

Northampton County, North Carolina Marital Status by Race

Northampton County, North Carolina Veterans

Northampton County, North Carolina Veterans by War

1,441

Number of Veterans

1,385

Male Veterans

56

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam578
First Gulf War212
Korea201
Second Gulf War183
World War II48

Northampton County, North Carolina Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
35 to 54371
75+370
65 to 74357
55 to 64295
18 to 3448

Northampton County, North Carolina Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White85912.49%
Black5265.58%
2 or More3417.17%
Indian2224.44%

Northampton County, North Carolina Veterans by Education

10.51%

Veteran Poverty Rate

39.88%

Veteran Disability Rate

Northampton County, North Carolina Employment Status

Northampton County, North Carolina Employment by Age

47.9%

Labor Force Participation

41.9%

Employment Rate

12.7%

Unemployment Rate

Northampton County, North Carolina Employment by Race

Northampton County, North Carolina Employment by Education

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%
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