Transylvania County, North Carolina Population 2018

Transylvania County, North Carolina's estimated population is 33,956 with a growth rate of 2.70% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Transylvania County, North Carolina is the 69th largest county in North Carolina.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201733,9568942.70%
201633,062-409-1.22%
201633,4712730.82%
201533,1982190.66%
201432,9791260.38%
201332,85310.00%
201232,852330.10%
201132,819-264-0.80%
201033,0837,56329.64%
199025,5202,1038.98%
198023,4173,70418.79%
197019,7133,34120.41%
196016,3721,1787.75%
195015,1942,95324.12%
194012,2412,65227.66%
19309,5892863.07%
19209,3032,11229.37%
19107,1915718.63%
19006,62073912.57%
18905,88154110.13%
18805,3401,80451.02%
18703,5360.00%

Transylvania County, North Carolina Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White29,879
Black or African American1,273
Some Other Race1,009
Two or More Races540
Asian227
American Indian and Alaska Native117
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander17

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

Transylvania 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

Transylvania County, North Carolina Median Age

50.4


Total

49.2


Male

52.6


Female

Transylvania County, North Carolina Adults

There are 27,574 adults, (9,224 of which are seniors) in Transylvania County, North Carolina.

Transylvania County, North Carolina Age Dependency

80.2

Age Dependency Ratio

50.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

29.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Transylvania County, North Carolina Sex Ratio

Female

17,152

51.88%

Male

15,910

48.12%

Transylvania County, North Carolina Households and Families

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

Transylvania County, North Carolina Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married86.5%13.5%
Male83.3%16.7%
All76%24%
Non Family65.7%34.3%
Female49.9%50.1%

76.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Transylvania County, North Carolina Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All13,8412.376
Married7,6672.7186.5
Non Family4,4841.1965.7
Female1,3663.3649.9
Male3243.483.3

2.77

Average Family Size

2.3

Average Household Size

3.8%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Transylvania County, North Carolina Households

Transylvania County, North Carolina Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade9793.94%
9th to 12th Grade1,9497.85%
High School Graduate7,04328.35%
Some College5,51722.21%
Associates Degree1,9857.99%
Bachelors Degree4,44817.91%
Graduate Degree2,91811.75%

Transylvania County, North Carolina Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White23,02020,6096,804
Black727657333
Hispanic59423892
Other Race46621396
Asian16213941
Multiple Races14110121
Native American1019423

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 93.07%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 45.80%.

Transylvania County, North Carolina Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$25,632$30,903$22,165
Less Than High School$12,805$13,443$10,583
High School Grad$24,553$32,429$21,728
Some College$25,569$32,798$21,113
Bachelors Degree$35,568$40,727$33,134
Graduate Degree$39,740$49,097$34,583

$25,632

Average Earnings

$30,903

Average Male

$22,165

Average Female

Transylvania County, North Carolina Language

Transylvania County, North Carolina Language by Age

Transylvania County, North Carolina Language

95.17% of Transylvania County, North Carolina residents speak only English, while 4.83% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.38% of the population.

Transylvania County, North Carolina Poverty

Transylvania County, North Carolina Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White28,7453,38011.76%
Hispanic1,01655654.72%
Black1,06336133.96%
Other1,00936135.78%
Multiple52428354.01%
Asian2272310.13%

14.36%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.59%

Male Poverty Rate

15.96%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Transylvania County, North Carolina

The race most likely to be in poverty in Transylvania County, North Carolina is Hispanic, with 54.72% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Transylvania County, North Carolina is Asian, with 10.13% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.60%. Among those working part-time, it was 19.28%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 12.51%.

Transylvania County, North Carolina Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School27.37%
High School11.64%
Some College8.84%
Bachelors or Greater4.64%

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

Name Poverty
Male Unemployed43.38%
Female Unemployed19.73%
Female Employed12.62%
Male Employed6.26%

Transylvania County, North Carolina Income

Transylvania County, North Carolina Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$43,918$58,167
Families$52,765$67,639
Married Families$59,977$
Non Families$30,096$36,860

Transylvania County, North Carolina Marital Status

Transylvania County, North Carolina Marital Status

Marriage Rates

56.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

60.5%

Male Marriage Rate

53.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Transylvania County, North Carolina Married by Age and Sex

Transylvania 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 55To64.

Transylvania County, North Carolina Marital Status by Race

Transylvania County, North Carolina Veterans

Transylvania County, North Carolina Veterans by War

3,556

Number of Veterans

3,360

Male Veterans

196

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam1,558
Korea467
First Gulf War286
World War II268
Second Gulf War171

Transylvania County, North Carolina Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
75+1,246
65 to 741,214
55 to 64669
35 to 54311
18 to 34116

Transylvania County, North Carolina Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White3,49913.72%
Hispanic365.34%
Black302.88%
2 or More2111.73%
Indian65.61%

Transylvania County, North Carolina Veterans by Education

3.86%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.49%

Veteran Disability Rate

Transylvania County, North Carolina Employment Status

Transylvania County, North Carolina Employment by Age

51.3%

Labor Force Participation

47.9%

Employment Rate

6.7%

Unemployment Rate

Transylvania County, North Carolina Employment by Race

Transylvania County, North Carolina Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Transylvania County, North Carolina

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Brevard768378221391.81%
Rosman577587101.73%
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