Stokes County, North Carolina Population 2019

Stokes County, North Carolina's estimated population is 45,697 with a growth rate of -0.41% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Stokes County, North Carolina is the 57th largest county in North Carolina.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201845,467-230-0.50%
201745,697-190-0.41%
201645,887-259-0.56%
201546,146-180-0.39%
201446,326-191-0.41%
201346,517-215-0.46%
201246,732-410-0.87%
201147,142-207-0.44%
201047,34910,12627.20%
199037,2234,13712.50%
198033,0869,30439.12%
197023,7821,4686.58%
196022,3147943.69%
195021,520-1,136-5.01%
194022,6563661.64%
193022,2901,7158.34%
192020,5754242.10%
191020,1512851.43%
190019,8662,66715.51%
189017,1991,84612.02%
188015,3534,14536.98%
187011,2088067.75%
186010,4021,19612.99%
18509,206-7,059-43.40%
184016,265690.43%
183016,1962,16315.41%
182014,0332,38820.51%
181011,6456195.61%
180011,0262,49829.29%
17908,5280.00%

How Many People Live in Stokes County, North Carolina?

45,697

Population by Race

Race Population
White42,967
Black or African American1,833
Two or More Races733
Some Other Race240
Asian178
American Indian and Alaska Native153
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander20

Stokes County, North Carolina Population Pyramid 2019

Stokes County, North Carolina Median Age

45.3


Total

44.7


Male

46.2


Female

Stokes County, North Carolina Adults

There are 36,962 adults, (8,922 of whom are seniors) in Stokes County, North Carolina.

Stokes County, North Carolina Age Dependency

64.5

Age Dependency Ratio

31.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

32.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Stokes County, North Carolina Sex Ratio

Female

23,569

51.10%

Male

22,555

48.90%

Stokes County, North Carolina Households and Families

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

Stokes County, North Carolina Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married87.2%12.8%
All77.6%22.4%
Non Family71.8%28.2%
Female57.9%42.1%
Male56.4%43.6%

77.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All19,2732.3777.6
Married10,1982.9287.2
Non Family5,9071.1271.8
Female2,1762.8757.9
Male9922.9656.4

2.86

Average Family Size

2.37

Average Household Size

2.6%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Stokes County, North Carolina Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,6734.98%
9th to 12th Grade3,99211.88%
High School Graduate13,58140.43%
Some College6,54419.48%
Associates Degree3,1199.28%
Bachelors Degree3,58510.67%
Graduate Degree1,1013.28%

Stokes County, North Carolina Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White30,94926,0434,536
Black1,3781,09563
Hispanic698275
Multiple Races40431115
Other Race20674
Native American13410912
Asian908560
Islander10

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 94.44%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 66.67%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,256$36,698$28,428
Less Than High School$21,144$27,582$14,308
High School Grad$29,885$33,105$21,682
Some College$35,791$43,891$29,253
Bachelors Degree$43,251$50,227$41,662
Graduate Degree$54,596$58,309$53,899

$32,256

Average Earnings

$36,698

Average Male

$28,428

Average Female

Stokes County, North Carolina Language

Stokes County, North Carolina Language by Age

Stokes County, North Carolina Language

97.22% of Stokes County, North Carolina residents speak only English, while 2.78% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.22% of the population.

Stokes County, North Carolina Poverty

Stokes County, North Carolina Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White41,6655,30612.73%
Hispanic1,29058545.35%
Black1,76329216.56%
Other24014761.25%
Multiple709699.73%
Native1534328.10%

13.85%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.90%

Male Poverty Rate

15.73%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Stokes County, North Carolina

The race most likely to be in poverty in Stokes County, North Carolina is Other, with 61.25% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Stokes County, North Carolina is Multiple, with 9.73% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.80%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.58%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.01%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School24.43%
High School11.44%
Some College7.73%
Bachelors or Greater4.51%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed31.01%
Male Unemployed26.03%
Female Employed6.59%
Male Employed4.47%

Stokes County, North Carolina Income

Stokes County, North Carolina Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$44,490$54,555
Families$54,149$63,067
Married Families$62,104$69,124
Non Families$22,496$33,653

Stokes County, North Carolina Marital Status

Stokes County, North Carolina Marital Status

Marriage Rates

54.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

56.3%

Male Marriage Rate

53.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Stokes County, North Carolina Married by Age and Sex

Stokes 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 45-54.

Stokes County, North Carolina Marital Status by Race

Stokes County, North Carolina Veterans

3,166

Number of Veterans

2,947

Male Veterans

219

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,213
Second Gulf War306
First Gulf War300
Korea285
World War II190

Stokes County, North Carolina Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White2,8768.31%
Black25217.34%
Hispanic313.65%
Asian2022.22%
2 or More184.06%

Stokes County, North Carolina Veterans by Education

6.75%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.79%

Veteran Disability Rate

Stokes County, North Carolina Employment Status

58.4%

Labor Force Participation

54.3%

Employment Rate

7%

Unemployment Rate

Stokes 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

72.92%

Born in North Carolina

98.22%

Native Born

1.78%

Foreign Born

1.30%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

98.22% of Stokes County, North Carolina residents were born in the United States, with 72.92% having been born in North Carolina. 1.30% 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 Stokes County, North Carolina

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
King 690170251241.80%
Tobaccoville 243426091757.19%
Walnut Cove14251383-42-2.95%
Danbury189186-3-1.59%
  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