Person County, North Carolina Population 2018

Person County, North Carolina's estimated population is 39,370 with a growth rate of 0.44% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Person County, North Carolina is the 63rd largest county in North Carolina.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201739,3701740.44%
201639,196-87-0.22%
201639,283920.23%
201539,191740.19%
201439,117-123-0.31%
201339,240640.16%
201239,176-336-0.85%
201139,5121060.27%
201039,4069,22630.57%
199030,1801,0163.48%
198029,1643,25012.54%
197025,914-480-1.82%
196026,3942,0338.35%
195024,361-668-2.67%
194025,0292,99013.57%
193022,0393,06616.16%
192018,9731,6179.32%
191017,3566714.02%
190016,6851,53410.12%
189015,1511,43210.44%
188013,7192,54922.82%
187011,170-51-0.45%
186011,2214404.08%
185010,78199110.12%
18409,790-237-2.36%
183010,02799811.05%
18209,0292,38735.94%
18106,6422403.75%
18006,4020.00%

Person County, North Carolina Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White26,918
Black or African American10,551
Two or More Races719
Some Other Race504
American Indian and Alaska Native361
Asian119
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander24

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

Person 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

Person County, North Carolina Median Age

42.8


Total

42


Male

43.9


Female

Person County, North Carolina Adults

There are 30,612 adults, (6,781 of which are seniors) in Person County, North Carolina.

Person County, North Carolina Age Dependency

64.6

Age Dependency Ratio

28.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Person County, North Carolina Sex Ratio

Female

20,177

51.48%

Male

19,019

48.52%

Person County, North Carolina Households and Families

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

Person County, North Carolina Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married85.8%14.2%
Male81.1%18.9%
All71%29%
Non Family62.3%37.7%
Female45.3%54.7%

71.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Person County, North Carolina Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All15,4742.571
Married6,9862.9985.8
Non Family5,0741.1762.3
Female2,6303.4545.3
Male7843.5181.1

3.05

Average Family Size

2.5

Average Household Size

4.8%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.5%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Person County, North Carolina Households

Person County, North Carolina Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,7246.26%
9th to 12th Grade2,4899.04%
High School Graduate10,30237.41%
Some College6,11522.20%
Associates Degree2,80510.19%
Bachelors Degree3,11911.33%
Graduate Degree9853.58%

Person County, North Carolina Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White19,14716,6953,200
Black7,0655,674683
Hispanic843528106
Multiple Races32330676
Other Race22814512
Native American2191851
Asian787446

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 94.87%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 58.97%.

Person County, North Carolina Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,551$35,658$26,938
Less Than High School$16,326$21,689$11,686
High School Grad$28,479$34,861$23,132
Some College$33,328$40,093$26,676
Bachelors Degree$36,671$36,745$36,593
Graduate Degree$57,755$75,625$56,750

$31,551

Average Earnings

$35,658

Average Male

$26,938

Average Female

Person County, North Carolina Language

Person County, North Carolina Language by Age

Person County, North Carolina Language

95.57% of Person County, North Carolina residents speak only English, while 4.43% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.69% of the population.

Person County, North Carolina Poverty

Person County, North Carolina Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White25,6613,74014.57%
Black10,4373,05529.27%
Hispanic1,57728518.07%
Other50415630.95%
Multiple6909613.91%
Native3567220.22%

18.45%

Overall Poverty Rate

17.67%

Male Poverty Rate

19.19%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Person County, North Carolina

The race most likely to be in poverty in Person County, North Carolina is Other, with 30.95% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Person County, North Carolina is Multiple, with 13.91% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.59%. Among those working part-time, it was 19.89%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 26.04%.

Person County, North Carolina Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School29.79%
High School14.81%
Some College14.06%
Bachelors or Greater5.58%

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

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed52.27%
Male Unemployed36.37%
Female Employed8.46%
Male Employed6.37%

Person County, North Carolina Income

Person County, North Carolina Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$43,297$53,595
Families$52,684$62,792
Married Families$63,696$74,407
Non Families$22,975$32,707

Person County, North Carolina Marital Status

Person County, North Carolina Marital Status

Marriage Rates

47.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.9%

Male Marriage Rate

45.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Person County, North Carolina Married by Age and Sex

Person 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.

Person County, North Carolina Marital Status by Race

Person County, North Carolina Veterans

Person County, North Carolina Veterans by War

2,678

Number of Veterans

2,569

Male Veterans

109

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam999
First Gulf War642
Korea296
Second Gulf War236
World War II105

Person County, North Carolina Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
35 to 54825
65 to 74798
75+547
55 to 64410
18 to 3498

Person County, North Carolina Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White1,9088.88%
Black7158.80%
Hispanic919.39%
Indian4116.21%
2 or More144.27%

Person County, North Carolina Veterans by Education

7.56%

Veteran Poverty Rate

35.70%

Veteran Disability Rate

Person County, North Carolina Employment Status

Person County, North Carolina Employment by Age

60.5%

Labor Force Participation

52.4%

Employment Rate

13.1%

Unemployment Rate

Person County, North Carolina Employment by Race

Person County, North Carolina Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Person County, North Carolina

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Roxboro83558348-7-0.08%
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