Sampson County, North Carolina Population 2019

Sampson County, North Carolina's estimated population is 63,433 with a growth rate of 0.17% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Sampson County, North Carolina is the 42nd largest county in North Carolina.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201863,6261930.30%
201763,4331100.17%
201663,323-282-0.44%
201563,605-215-0.34%
201463,820-97-0.15%
201363,9172020.32%
201263,7152010.32%
201163,514-22-0.03%
201063,53616,23934.33%
199047,297-2,390-4.81%
198049,6874,73310.53%
197044,954-3,059-6.37%
196048,013-1,767-3.55%
195049,7802,3404.93%
194047,4407,35818.36%
193040,0824,08011.33%
192036,0026,02020.08%
191029,9823,60213.65%
190026,3801,2845.12%
189025,0962,2029.62%
188022,8946,45839.29%
187016,436-188-1.13%
186016,6242,03913.98%
185014,5852,42819.97%
184012,1575234.50%
183011,6342,72630.60%
18208,9082,28834.56%
18106,620-99-1.47%
18006,71965410.78%
17906,0650.00%

Sampson County, North Carolina Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White40,472
Black or African American16,118
Some Other Race3,728
Two or More Races1,803
American Indian and Alaska Native1,184
Asian343
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander16

Sampson County, North Carolina Population Pyramid 2019

Sampson County, North Carolina Median Age

40.2


Total

38.8


Male

41


Female

Sampson County, North Carolina Adults

There are 47,868 adults, (10,420 of whom are seniors) in Sampson County, North Carolina.

Sampson County, North Carolina Age Dependency

70

Age Dependency Ratio

27.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

42.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Sampson County, North Carolina Sex Ratio

Female

32,413

50.91%

Male

31,251

49.09%

Sampson County, North Carolina Households and Families

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

Sampson County, North Carolina Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married83.5%16.5%
All69.6%30.4%
Male63.3%36.7%
Non Family59.4%40.6%
Female52.8%47.2%

69.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All23,4312.6869.6
Married10,6713.3583.5
Non Family7,9881.2159.4
Female3,5143.6652.8
Male1,2583.5563.3

3.34

Average Family Size

2.68

Average Household Size

6.1%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Sampson County, North Carolina Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4,48910.56%
9th to 12th Grade5,17012.16%
High School Graduate14,40033.88%
Some College9,16021.55%
Associates Degree3,9849.37%
Bachelors Degree3,7968.93%
Graduate Degree1,5003.53%

Sampson County, North Carolina Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White24,37220,5953,976
Black11,1249,300971
Hispanic5,4951,728183
Other Race1,78249963
Native American75057669
Multiple Races68553082
Asian21218739
Islander16

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 88.21%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 18.40%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$26,344$30,890$22,466
Less Than High School$18,220$20,244$15,997
High School Grad$25,885$31,224$19,672
Some College$26,569$34,589$23,618
Bachelors Degree$39,264$47,841$36,088
Graduate Degree$49,191$62,396$41,747

$26,344

Average Earnings

$30,890

Average Male

$22,466

Average Female

Sampson County, North Carolina Language

Sampson County, North Carolina Language by Age

Sampson County, North Carolina Language

83.39% of Sampson County, North Carolina residents speak only English, while 16.61% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 15.66% of the population.

Sampson County, North Carolina Poverty

Sampson County, North Carolina Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black15,8135,51534.88%
Hispanic11,9185,05842.44%
White32,4794,20312.94%
Other3,6581,29435.37%
Multiple1,76237821.45%
Native1,17016714.27%
Asian34011433.53%
Islander1616100.00%

24.31%

Overall Poverty Rate

22.86%

Male Poverty Rate

25.71%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Sampson County, North Carolina

The race most likely to be in poverty in Sampson County, North Carolina is Islander, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Sampson County, North Carolina is White, with 12.94% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 7.27%. Among those working part-time, it was 27.08%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 29.81%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School32.08%
High School18.84%
Some College16.47%
Bachelors or Greater4.45%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed56.69%
Male Unemployed49.54%
Female Employed12.73%
Male Employed12.46%

Sampson County, North Carolina Income

Sampson County, North Carolina Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$37,765$53,815
Families$46,384$64,244
Married Families$58,208$75,870
Non Families$20,516$30,725

Sampson County, North Carolina Marital Status

Sampson County, North Carolina Marital Status

Marriage Rates

45.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.4%

Male Marriage Rate

42.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Sampson County, North Carolina Married by Age and Sex

Sampson 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.

Sampson County, North Carolina Marital Status by Race

Sampson County, North Carolina Veterans

3,477

Number of Veterans

3,226

Male Veterans

251

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,593
First Gulf War553
Second Gulf War396
Korea265
World War II99

Sampson County, North Carolina Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White2,1186.80%
Black1,1819.44%
Indian8910.05%
Hispanic580.85%
2 or More505.42%
Other391.87%

Sampson County, North Carolina Veterans by Education

11.71%

Veteran Poverty Rate

41.82%

Veteran Disability Rate

Sampson County, North Carolina Employment Status

59.7%

Labor Force Participation

54%

Employment Rate

9.5%

Unemployment Rate

Population of Cities in Sampson County, North Carolina

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Clinton87068674-32-0.37%
Roseboro11881180-8-0.67%
Faison 961979181.87%
Garland625622-3-0.48%
Newton Grove569566-3-0.53%
Salemburg430427-3-0.70%
Turkey29229531.03%
Falcon 26727362.25%
Harrells 202201-1-0.50%
Autryville200198-2-1.00%
  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