Stokes County, North Carolina Population 2018

Stokes County, North Carolina's estimated population is 45,717 with a growth rate of -1.58% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Stokes County, North Carolina is the 56th largest county in North Carolina.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201745,717-736-1.58%
201646,4535621.22%
201645,891-262-0.57%
201546,153-180-0.39%
201446,333-193-0.41%
201346,526-211-0.45%
201246,737-414-0.88%
201147,151-198-0.42%
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%

Stokes County, North Carolina Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White43,386
Black or African American1,932
Two or More Races489
American Indian and Alaska Native271
Some Other Race217
Asian143
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander15

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

Stokes County, North Carolina Population Pyramid 2018

0%2%4%6%8%10% Male Population0%2%4%6%8%10% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

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

Stokes County, North Carolina Median Age

45.1


Total

44.5


Male

45.8


Female

Stokes County, North Carolina Adults

There are 37,116 adults, (8,780 of which are seniors) in Stokes County, North Carolina.

Stokes County, North Carolina Age Dependency

64

Age Dependency Ratio

30.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33

Child Dependency Ratio

Stokes County, North Carolina Sex Ratio

Female

23,704

51.03%

Male

22,749

48.97%

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%
All77.2%22.8%
Non Family68.8%31.2%
Female58.2%41.8%
Male56.5%43.5%

77.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Stokes County, North Carolina Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All19,1902.3977.2
Married10,4932.9387.2
Non Family5,7671.1368.8
Female2,1362.8758.2
Male7943.1556.5

2.88

Average Family Size

2.39

Average Household Size

2.4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Stokes County, North Carolina Households

Stokes County, North Carolina Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2,0796.18%
9th to 12th Grade3,91311.64%
High School Graduate13,19539.25%
Some College6,58819.60%
Associates Degree3,0309.01%
Bachelors Degree3,74411.14%
Graduate Degree1,0693.18%

Stokes County, North Carolina Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White31,03425,7974,691
Black1,4811,13327
Hispanic637269
Native American24117218
Multiple Races167167
Other Race14052
Asian998877
Islander7

The highest rate of high school graduation is among multiple races people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among multiple races people with a rate of 77.78%.

Stokes County, North Carolina Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,612$35,572$27,378
Less Than High School$18,943$21,023$14,504
High School Grad$28,866$33,606$21,116
Some College$33,061$40,110$26,291
Bachelors Degree$42,354$42,917$42,155
Graduate Degree$55,417$60,000$53,015

$31,612

Average Earnings

$35,572

Average Male

$27,378

Average Female

Stokes County, North Carolina Language

Stokes County, North Carolina Language by Age

Stokes County, North Carolina Language

97.38% of Stokes County, North Carolina residents speak only English, while 2.62% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.10% of the population.

Stokes County, North Carolina Poverty

Stokes County, North Carolina Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White41,9745,94114.15%
Hispanic1,29558144.86%
Black1,87236619.55%
Multiple46712326.34%
Native2715419.93%
Other2173315.21%

15.38%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.11%

Male Poverty Rate

16.61%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Stokes County, North Carolina

The race most likely to be in poverty in Stokes County, North Carolina is Hispanic, with 44.86% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Stokes County, North Carolina is White, with 14.15% 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 14.18%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.27%.

Stokes County, North Carolina Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School22.32%
High School12.55%
Some College12.52%
Bachelors or Greater4.84%

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

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed39.10%
Male Unemployed35.24%
Female Employed8.39%
Male Employed4.79%

Stokes County, North Carolina Income

Stokes County, North Carolina Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$42,489$52,064
Families$50,820$60,827
Married Families$57,408$
Non Families$21,361$29,800

Stokes County, North Carolina Marital Status

Stokes County, North Carolina Marital Status

Marriage Rates

56.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

57.7%

Male Marriage Rate

54.5%

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 Over65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45To54.

Stokes County, North Carolina Marital Status by Race

Stokes County, North Carolina Veterans

Stokes County, North Carolina Veterans by War

3,313

Number of Veterans

3,128

Male Veterans

185

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam1,295
First Gulf War284
Second Gulf War272
Korea260
World War II242

Stokes County, North Carolina Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 74880
75+846
55 to 64723
35 to 54619
18 to 34245

Stokes County, North Carolina Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White3,0468.76%
Black24115.45%
2 or More2612.81%
Hispanic252.93%

Stokes County, North Carolina Veterans by Education

7.95%

Veteran Poverty Rate

29.90%

Veteran Disability Rate

Stokes County, North Carolina Employment Status

Stokes County, North Carolina Employment by Age

57.5%

Labor Force Participation

53.2%

Employment Rate

7.5%

Unemployment Rate

Stokes County, North Carolina Employment by Race

Stokes County, North Carolina Employment by Education

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%
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