Pitt County, North Carolina Population 2019

Pitt County, North Carolina's estimated population is 179,042 with a growth rate of 0.80% 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
2017179,0421,4150.80%
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
White101,847
Black or African American61,105
Some Other Race5,933
Two or More Races4,050
Asian3,056
American Indian and Alaska Native432
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander61

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table B03002

Pitt County, North Carolina Population Pyramid 2019

2,0004,0006,0008,00010,00012,000 Male Population2,0004,0006,0008,00010,00012,000 Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Pitt County, North Carolina Median Age

32


Total

30.7


Male

33.1


Female

Pitt County, North Carolina Adults

There are 137,951 adults, (21,106 of whom are seniors) in Pitt County, North Carolina.

Pitt County, North Carolina Age Dependency

51

Age Dependency Ratio

18.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33

Child Dependency Ratio

Pitt County, North Carolina Sex Ratio

Female

93,175

52.80%

Male

83,309

47.20%

Pitt County, North Carolina Households and Families

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

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1101

Pitt County, North Carolina Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married79.8%20.2%
All52.3%47.7%
Male43.2%56.8%
Non Family34%66%
Female30.9%69.1%

52.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Pitt County, North Carolina Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All68,8052.4752.3
Married27,6433.0979.8
Non Family27,4951.534
Female10,9033.2130.9
Male2,7643.1543.2

3.06

Average Family Size

2.47

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 Grade3,8883.68%
9th to 12th Grade7,4437.05%
High School Graduate25,03523.72%
Some College23,96022.70%
Associates Degree12,62711.97%
Bachelors Degree20,45719.38%
Graduate Degree12,12211.49%

Pitt County, North Carolina Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White61,07857,27923,891
Black36,00430,3966,329
Hispanic5,1893,629827
Other Race2,5351,588153
Asian1,9141,7211,074
Multiple Races1,3521,212447
Native American21818637
Islander1919

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 56.11%.

Pitt County, North Carolina Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$34,691$39,197$30,214
Less Than High School$15,275$19,835$12,706
High School Grad$26,323$30,209$21,504
Some College$31,154$37,701$26,272
Bachelors Degree$41,974$55,542$36,611
Graduate Degree$60,803$73,011$52,431

$34,691

Average Earnings

$39,197

Average Male

$30,214

Average Female

Pitt County, North Carolina Language

Pitt County, North Carolina Language by Age

Pitt County, North Carolina Language

92.99% of Pitt County, North Carolina residents speak only English, while 7.01% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.90% of the population.

Pitt County, North Carolina Poverty

Pitt County, North Carolina Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black59,39019,28432.47%
White93,27316,25417.43%
Hispanic10,4334,07939.10%
Other5,9262,89148.79%
Multiple3,85380220.81%
Asian2,99743414.48%
Native3504914.00%

24.28%

Overall Poverty Rate

21.59%

Male Poverty Rate

26.71%

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 48.79% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Pitt County, North Carolina is Native, with 14.00% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.76%. Among those working part-time, it was 38.94%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 32.55%.

Pitt County, North Carolina Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School33.67%
High School19.90%
Some College13.67%
Bachelors or Greater5.47%

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

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed58.75%
Male Unemployed46.17%
Female Employed16.76%
Male Employed12.39%

Pitt County, North Carolina Income

Pitt County, North Carolina Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$43,526$63,106
Families$60,974$81,255
Married Families$82,821$102,795
Non Families$24,828$34,391

Pitt County, North Carolina Marital Status

Pitt County, North Carolina Marital Status

Marriage Rates

40.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

44.3%

Male Marriage Rate

36.7%

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


Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1201

Pitt County, North Carolina Veterans

Pitt County, North Carolina Veterans by War

10,016

Number of Veterans

9,115

Male Veterans

901

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam3,326
First Gulf War2,454
Second Gulf War1,724
Korea634
World War II254

Pitt County, North Carolina Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
35 to 543,039
65 to 742,554
55 to 641,650
75+1,583
18 to 341,190

Pitt County, North Carolina Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White6,6287.85%
Black3,2887.31%
Hispanic3034.63%
2 or More572.52%
Other331.02%
Indian102.77%

Pitt County, North Carolina Veterans by Education

8.12%

Veteran Poverty Rate

25.70%

Veteran Disability Rate

Pitt County, North Carolina Employment Status

Pitt County, North Carolina Employment by Age

64.4%

Labor Force Participation

57.8%

Employment Rate

10.1%

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