Orange County, North Carolina Population 2018

Orange County, North Carolina's estimated population is 144,946 with a growth rate of 3.68% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Orange County, North Carolina is the 19th largest county in North Carolina.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2017144,9465,1393.68%
2016139,807-2,916-2.04%
2016142,7231,1600.82%
2015141,5631,1640.83%
2014140,3999690.69%
2013139,4301,4841.08%
2012137,9462,9842.21%
2011134,9621,0120.76%
2010133,95040,09942.73%
199093,85116,79621.80%
198077,05519,34833.53%
197057,70714,73734.30%
196042,9708,53524.79%
195034,43511,36349.25%
194023,0721,9018.98%
193021,1713,27618.31%
192017,8952,83118.79%
191015,0643742.55%
190014,690-258-1.73%
189014,948-8,750-36.92%
188023,6986,19135.36%
187017,5075603.30%
186016,947-108-0.63%
185017,055-7,301-29.98%
184024,3564481.87%
183023,9084161.77%
182023,4923,35716.67%
181020,1353,77323.06%
180016,3624,14633.94%
179012,2160.00%

Orange County, North Carolina Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White105,093
Black or African American16,010
Asian10,261
Two or More Races4,637
Some Other Race3,067
American Indian and Alaska Native709
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander30

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

Orange County, North Carolina Population Pyramid 2018

0%2%4%6%8%10%12% Male Population0%2%4%6%8%10%12% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

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

Orange County, North Carolina Median Age

33.6


Total

32.9


Male

34.3


Female

Orange County, North Carolina Adults

There are 111,286 adults, (15,658 of which are seniors) in Orange County, North Carolina.

Orange County, North Carolina Age Dependency

46.2

Age Dependency Ratio

16.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

29.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Orange County, North Carolina Sex Ratio

Female

73,141

52.32%

Male

66,666

47.68%

Orange County, North Carolina Households and Families

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

Orange County, North Carolina Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married81.1%18.9%
All61.2%38.8%
Male52.4%47.6%
Female50.5%49.5%
Non Family39.9%60.1%

61.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Orange County, North Carolina Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All51,7282.561.2
Married24,9523.1181.1
Non Family20,0771.539.9
Female5,1453.1450.5
Male1,5543.4252.4

3.06

Average Family Size

2.5

Average Household Size

4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.5%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Orange County, North Carolina Households

Orange County, North Carolina Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3,1283.66%
9th to 12th Grade3,3933.97%
High School Graduate12,86415.03%
Some College11,74413.72%
Associates Degree5,0745.93%
Bachelors Degree22,33126.10%
Graduate Degree27,03831.60%

Orange County, North Carolina Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White62,41660,07040,055
Black9,9708,6382,575
Asian6,0515,5914,600
Hispanic5,6863,4101,457
Other Race1,569761237
Multiple Races1,4531,351658
Native American34329488
Islander2727

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 76.02%.

Orange County, North Carolina Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$42,205$47,814$37,307
Less Than High School$20,275$22,868$16,322
High School Grad$26,605$30,328$25,142
Some College$31,787$35,623$28,809
Bachelors Degree$44,036$53,828$37,620
Graduate Degree$69,779$93,517$53,573

$42,205

Average Earnings

$47,814

Average Male

$37,307

Average Female

Orange County, North Carolina Language

Orange County, North Carolina Language by Age

Orange County, North Carolina Language

83.30% of Orange County, North Carolina residents speak only English, while 16.70% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 7.33% of the population.

Orange County, North Carolina Poverty

Orange County, North Carolina Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White90,55110,56811.67%
Black14,6493,57024.37%
Hispanic10,7592,61824.33%
Asian9,4341,15612.25%
Multiple4,01192423.04%
Other2,85548016.81%
Native63019731.27%
Islander301446.67%

14.47%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.05%

Male Poverty Rate

15.77%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Orange County, North Carolina

The race most likely to be in poverty in Orange County, North Carolina is Islander, with 46.67% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Orange County, North Carolina is White, with 11.67% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.44%. Among those working part-time, it was 25.89%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.78%.

Orange County, North Carolina Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School24.32%
High School13.66%
Some College9.85%
Bachelors or Greater5.61%

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

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed34.73%
Male Unemployed24.14%
Female Employed12.15%
Male Employed6.88%

Orange County, North Carolina Income

Orange County, North Carolina Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$61,130$98,055
Families$88,887$127,746
Married Families$106,985$
Non Families$35,389$49,083

Orange County, North Carolina Marital Status

Orange County, North Carolina Marital Status

Marriage Rates

45.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.8%

Male Marriage Rate

42.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Orange County, North Carolina Married by Age and Sex

Orange 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 35To44.

Orange County, North Carolina Marital Status by Race

Orange County, North Carolina Veterans

Orange County, North Carolina Veterans by War

5,900

Number of Veterans

5,277

Male Veterans

623

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam2,016
First Gulf War1,410
Second Gulf War940
Korea474
World War II230

Orange County, North Carolina Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
35 to 541,630
65 to 741,590
75+1,190
55 to 641,137
18 to 34353

Orange County, North Carolina Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White4,6035.39%
Black1,0498.03%
Hispanic1772.44%
Asian1121.45%
Indian7216.29%
2 or More311.15%
Hawaiian2273.33%
Other110.57%

Orange County, North Carolina Veterans by Education

8.54%

Veteran Poverty Rate

25.49%

Veteran Disability Rate

Orange County, North Carolina Employment Status

Orange County, North Carolina Employment by Age

65.9%

Labor Force Participation

62%

Employment Rate

5.9%

Unemployment Rate

Orange County, North Carolina Employment by Race

Orange County, North Carolina Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Orange County, North Carolina

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Durham 2284962630163452015.11%
Chapel Hill 572345924620123.52%
Carrboro195882126516778.56%
Mebane 1137214117274524.14%
Hillsborough614265684266.94%
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