Pitt County, North Carolina Population 2018

Pitt County, North Carolina's estimated population is 179,042 with a growth rate of 2.22% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Pitt County, North Carolina is the 14th largest county in North Carolina.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2017179,0423,8922.22%
2016175,150-2,477-1.39%
2016177,6271,3900.79%
2015176,2371,1580.66%
2014175,0796450.37%
2013174,4341,4110.82%
2012173,0232,2171.30%
2011170,8061,9631.16%
2010168,84360,91956.45%
1990107,92417,77819.72%
198090,14616,24621.98%
197073,9003,9585.66%
196069,9426,1539.65%
195063,7892,5454.16%
194061,2446,77812.44%
193054,4668,89719.52%
192045,5699,22925.40%
191036,3405,45117.65%
190030,8895,37021.04%
189025,5193,72517.09%
188021,7944,51826.15%
187017,2761,1967.44%
186016,0802,68320.03%
185013,3971,59113.48%
184011,806-287-2.37%
183012,0932,09220.92%
182010,0018329.07%
18109,169850.94%
18009,0848099.78%
17908,2750.00%

Pitt County, North Carolina Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White102,061
Black or African American60,578
Some Other Race5,048
Two or More Races3,900
Asian3,012
American Indian and Alaska Native515
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander36

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

Pitt County, North Carolina Population Pyramid 2018

0%5%10%15% Male Population0%5%10%15% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

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

Pitt County, North Carolina Median Age

31.7


Total

30.7


Male

32.5


Female

Pitt County, North Carolina Adults

There are 136,617 adults, (19,967 of which are seniors) in Pitt County, North Carolina.

Pitt County, North Carolina Age Dependency

50.2

Age Dependency Ratio

17.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Pitt County, North Carolina Sex Ratio

Female

92,635

52.89%

Male

82,515

47.11%

Pitt County, North Carolina Households and Families

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

Pitt County, North Carolina Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married80.1%19.9%
All52.3%47.7%
Male36.8%63.2%
Non Family34.7%65.3%
Female31.4%68.6%

52.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Pitt County, North Carolina Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All68,8042.4552.3
Non Family27,9651.4934.7
Married27,3113.180.1
Female10,8983.1531.4
Male2,6303.2136.8

3.05

Average Family Size

2.45

Average Household Size

5.3%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Pitt County, North Carolina Households

Pitt County, North Carolina Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4,1704.02%
9th to 12th Grade7,4787.21%
High School Graduate25,80124.87%
Some College23,73122.87%
Associates Degree12,01311.58%
Bachelors Degree19,15418.46%
Graduate Degree11,41211.00%

Pitt County, North Carolina Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White60,57156,69322,965
Black35,31029,6885,446
Hispanic5,0253,317785
Other Race2,1691,199157
Asian1,8141,548988
Multiple Races1,2231,023369
Native American20419849

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 97.06%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 54.47%.

Pitt County, North Carolina Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$33,397$38,641$30,151
Less Than High School$16,095$19,023$13,207
High School Grad$25,967$30,470$21,138
Some College$31,083$38,423$26,615
Bachelors Degree$41,217$52,163$36,554
Graduate Degree$57,506$70,806$50,821

$33,397

Average Earnings

$38,641

Average Male

$30,151

Average Female

Pitt County, North Carolina Language

Pitt County, North Carolina Language by Age

Pitt County, North Carolina Language

92.85% of Pitt County, North Carolina residents speak only English, while 7.15% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.76% of the population.

Pitt County, North Carolina Poverty

Pitt County, North Carolina Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black58,78119,30532.84%
White93,20416,71017.93%
Hispanic10,1363,47634.29%
Other5,0202,11642.15%
Multiple3,7331,02527.46%
Asian2,95357019.30%
Native42211326.78%

24.55%

Overall Poverty Rate

21.96%

Male Poverty Rate

26.88%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Pitt County, North Carolina

The race most likely to be in poverty in Pitt County, North Carolina is Other, with 42.15% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Pitt County, North Carolina is White, with 17.93% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.74%. Among those working part-time, it was 40.06%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 32.85%.

Pitt County, North Carolina Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School34.19%
High School19.04%
Some College14.18%
Bachelors or Greater4.97%

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

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed57.21%
Male Unemployed44.72%
Female Employed17.59%
Male Employed12.46%

Pitt County, North Carolina Income

Pitt County, North Carolina Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$42,308$59,725
Families$58,390$77,145
Married Families$80,774$97,329
Non Families$23,945$33,012

Pitt County, North Carolina Marital Status

Pitt County, North Carolina Marital Status

Marriage Rates

40.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

43.6%

Male Marriage Rate

37.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Pitt County, North Carolina Married by Age and Sex

Pitt 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.

Pitt County, North Carolina Marital Status by Race

Pitt County, North Carolina Veterans

Pitt County, North Carolina Veterans by War

9,679

Number of Veterans

8,797

Male Veterans

882

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam3,177
First Gulf War2,072
Second Gulf War1,737
Korea674
World War II320

Pitt County, North Carolina Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
35 to 542,621
65 to 742,342
55 to 641,889
75+1,528
18 to 341,299

Pitt County, North Carolina Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White6,4707.68%
Black3,1277.08%
Hispanic2984.73%
2 or More482.28%
Other140.50%
Indian122.84%
Asian80.33%

Pitt County, North Carolina Veterans by Education

8.19%

Veteran Poverty Rate

25.83%

Veteran Disability Rate

Pitt County, North Carolina Employment Status

Pitt County, North Carolina Employment by Age

65.5%

Labor Force Participation

57.8%

Employment Rate

11.5%

Unemployment Rate

Pitt County, North Carolina Employment by Race

Pitt County, North Carolina Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Pitt County, North Carolina

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Greenville845769149569198.18%
Winterville923994472082.25%
Ayden502851911633.24%
Farmville46544746921.98%
Grifton 26152661461.76%
Bethel15771620432.73%
Simpson4164766014.42%
Grimesland43644481.83%
Fountain42743581.87%
Falkland969822.08%
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