Pender County, North Carolina Population 2019

Pender County, North Carolina's estimated population is 60,768 with a growth rate of 3.33% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Pender County, North Carolina is the 43rd largest county in North Carolina.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201862,1621,3942.29%
201760,7681,9613.33%
201658,8071,3522.35%
201557,4551,5472.77%
201455,9081,1222.05%
201354,7861,0691.99%
201253,7175461.03%
201153,1717551.44%
201052,41623,56181.65%
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%

How Many People Live in Pender County, North Carolina?

60,768

Population by Race

Race Population
White44,278
Black or African American9,028
Some Other Race2,410
Two or More Races1,363
Asian282
American Indian and Alaska Native232
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander37

Pender County, North Carolina Population Pyramid 2019

Pender County, North Carolina Median Age

42.6


Total

42.2


Male

43.1


Female

Pender County, North Carolina Adults

There are 44,727 adults, (9,973 of whom are seniors) in Pender County, North Carolina.

Pender County, North Carolina Age Dependency

65.8

Age Dependency Ratio

28.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Pender County, North Carolina Sex Ratio

Female

29,068

50.44%

Male

28,562

49.56%

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
Married87.7%12.3%
All79.1%20.9%
Non Family71.8%28.2%
Female65.8%34.2%
Male62.9%37.1%

79.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All21,0532.6879.1
Married10,9863.387.7
Non Family7,1581.1871.8
Female1,9143.7765.8
Male9954.662.9

3.37

Average Family Size

2.68

Average Household Size

4.4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Pender County, North Carolina Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,7574.34%
9th to 12th Grade3,5758.83%
High School Graduate11,71628.93%
Some College8,90221.98%
Associates Degree4,17010.30%
Bachelors Degree6,50516.06%
Graduate Degree3,8689.55%

Pender County, North Carolina Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White31,39128,5359,208
Black6,4044,991806
Hispanic1,884943180
Other Race1,19751541
Multiple Races42130830
Asian210203174
Native American1891674
Islander3737

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 asian people with a rate of 82.86%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,936$38,200$27,516
Less Than High School$18,069$21,989$10,890
High School Grad$26,447$31,299$21,223
Some College$30,595$37,355$25,915
Bachelors Degree$44,327$52,220$40,348
Graduate Degree$55,533$70,313$48,571

$32,936

Average Earnings

$38,200

Average Male

$27,516

Average Female

Pender County, North Carolina Language

Pender County, North Carolina Language by Age

Pender County, North Carolina Language

92.73% of Pender County, North Carolina residents speak only English, while 7.27% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 5.50% of the population.

Pender County, North Carolina Poverty

Pender County, North Carolina Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White42,3064,99711.81%
Black8,5482,09924.56%
Hispanic3,8541,22431.76%
Other2,41082734.32%
Multiple1,21945237.08%
Asian28215856.03%
Native2264118.14%

15.76%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.36%

Male Poverty Rate

18.05%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Pender County, North Carolina

The race most likely to be in poverty in Pender County, North Carolina is Asian, with 56.03% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Pender County, North Carolina is White, with 11.81% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.62%. Among those working part-time, it was 20.19%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.16%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School30.38%
High School17.83%
Some College10.91%
Bachelors or Greater4.94%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed43.13%
Male Unemployed41.91%
Female Employed10.09%
Male Employed6.52%

Pender County, North Carolina Income

Pender County, North Carolina Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$49,357$67,459
Families$63,983$82,446
Married Families$74,317-
Non Families$25,135$37,190

Pender County, North Carolina Marital Status

Pender County, North Carolina Marital Status

Marriage Rates

51.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.5%

Male Marriage Rate

51.8%

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 Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Pender County, North Carolina Marital Status by Race

Pender County, North Carolina Veterans

4,663

Number of Veterans

4,314

Male Veterans

349

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,719
First Gulf War820
Second Gulf War633
Korea403
World War II97

Pender County, North Carolina Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White4,11411.89%
Black5407.56%
Hispanic813.53%
2 or More91.58%

Pender County, North Carolina Veterans by Education

6.42%

Veteran Poverty Rate

34.17%

Veteran Disability Rate

Pender County, North Carolina Employment Status

59.3%

Labor Force Participation

53.5%

Employment Rate

8.3%

Unemployment Rate

Pender 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

57.11%

Born in North Carolina

95.81%

Native Born

4.19%

Foreign Born

2.84%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

95.81% of Pender County, North Carolina residents were born in the United States, with 57.11% having been born in North Carolina. 2.84% 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 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%
  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