Pender County, North Carolina Population 2018

Pender County, North Carolina's estimated population is 60,958 with a growth rate of 8.16% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Pender County, North Carolina is the 45th largest county in North Carolina.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201760,9584,6008.16%
201656,358-2,539-4.31%
201658,8971,3852.41%
201557,5121,5582.78%
201455,9541,1262.05%
201354,8281,0842.02%
201253,7445491.03%
201153,1957771.48%
201052,41823,56381.66%
199028,8556,64029.89%
198022,2154,06622.40%
197018,149-359-1.94%
196018,508850.46%
195018,4237134.03%
194017,7102,02412.90%
193015,6868986.07%
192014,788-683-4.41%
191015,4712,09015.62%
190013,3818676.93%
189012,514460.37%
188012,4680.00%

Pender County, North Carolina Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White43,164
Black or African American9,219
Some Other Race2,188
Two or More Races1,303
American Indian and Alaska Native243
Asian199
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander42

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

Pender 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

Pender County, North Carolina Median Age

42.7


Total

42.3


Male

43.1


Female

Pender County, North Carolina Adults

There are 43,734 adults, (9,637 of which are seniors) in Pender County, North Carolina.

Pender County, North Carolina Age Dependency

65.6

Age Dependency Ratio

28.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Pender County, North Carolina Sex Ratio

Female

28,316

50.24%

Male

28,042

49.76%

Pender County, North Carolina Households and Families

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

Pender County, North Carolina Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married87.1%12.9%
All77.6%22.4%
Non Family70.2%29.8%
Female61.1%38.9%
Male61.1%38.9%

77.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Pender County, North Carolina Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All20,5342.6977.6
Married10,7843.2287.1
Non Family6,5301.270.2
Female2,2083.7361.1
Male1,0124.3761.1

3.28

Average Family Size

2.69

Average Household Size

4.1%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Pender County, North Carolina Households

Pender County, North Carolina Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2,1375.41%
9th to 12th Grade3,5799.07%
High School Graduate11,85430.03%
Some College8,88122.50%
Associates Degree3,9039.89%
Bachelors Degree5,94215.05%
Graduate Degree3,1798.05%

Pender County, North Carolina Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White30,63727,5278,147
Black6,4214,940765
Hispanic1,75979798
Other Race1,0834254
Multiple Races38924124
Native American2001474
Asian999999
Islander2525

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 asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

Pender County, North Carolina Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,387$37,265$24,937
Less Than High School$16,972$25,214$5,875
High School Grad$25,966$31,255$20,548
Some College$30,016$38,778$23,703
Bachelors Degree$40,543$48,688$38,640
Graduate Degree$67,120$75,213$52,500

$31,387

Average Earnings

$37,265

Average Male

$24,937

Average Female

Pender County, North Carolina Language

Pender County, North Carolina Language by Age

Pender County, North Carolina Language

93.39% of Pender County, North Carolina residents speak only English, while 6.61% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 5.23% of the population.

Pender County, North Carolina Poverty

Pender County, North Carolina Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White41,3805,80214.02%
Black8,7522,84332.48%
Hispanic3,5911,19133.17%
Other2,18879636.38%
Multiple1,17848240.92%
Asian1997939.70%
Native2233113.90%
Islander421740.48%

18.69%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.44%

Male Poverty Rate

20.86%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Pender County, North Carolina

The race most likely to be in poverty in Pender County, North Carolina is Multiple, with 40.92% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Pender County, North Carolina is Native, with 13.90% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.08%. Among those working part-time, it was 23.11%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 26.29%.

Pender County, North Carolina Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School31.52%
High School18.65%
Some College13.47%
Bachelors or Greater3.64%

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

Name Poverty
Male Unemployed48.27%
Female Unemployed42.28%
Female Employed10.61%
Male Employed7.63%

Pender County, North Carolina Income

Pender County, North Carolina Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$46,580$62,253
Families$58,216$73,936
Married Families$70,498$
Non Families$25,731$35,743

Pender County, North Carolina Marital Status

Pender County, North Carolina Marital Status

Marriage Rates

51.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.4%

Male Marriage Rate

50.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Pender County, North Carolina Married by Age and Sex

Pender 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.

Pender County, North Carolina Marital Status by Race

Pender County, North Carolina Veterans

Pender County, North Carolina Veterans by War

4,930

Number of Veterans

4,586

Male Veterans

344

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam1,758
First Gulf War772
Second Gulf War742
Korea496
World War II170

Pender County, North Carolina Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 741,299
55 to 641,084
35 to 541,049
75+1,037
18 to 34461

Pender County, North Carolina Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White4,27112.62%
Black6358.76%
Hispanic1004.64%
2 or More152.93%
Indian94.09%

Pender County, North Carolina Veterans by Education

7.12%

Veteran Poverty Rate

36.95%

Veteran Disability Rate

Pender County, North Carolina Employment Status

Pender County, North Carolina Employment by Age

58.9%

Labor Force Participation

52.3%

Employment Rate

9.9%

Unemployment Rate

Pender County, North Carolina Employment by Race

Pender County, North Carolina Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Pender County, North Carolina

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Burgaw386440962326.00%
Wallace 38793938591.52%
Surf City 1900227437419.68%
Topsail Beach3684195113.86%
St. Helena389411225.66%
Atkinson2993373812.71%
Watha1872314423.53%
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