Transylvania County, North Carolina Population 2019

Transylvania County, North Carolina's estimated population is 33,825 with a growth rate of 1.25% 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
201834,2153901.15%
201733,8254191.25%
201633,4062390.72%
201533,1672130.65%
201432,9541260.38%
201332,828-5-0.02%
201232,833290.09%
201132,804-283-0.86%
201033,0877,56729.65%
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
White30,144
Black or African American1,363
Some Other Race888
Two or More Races512
Asian232
American Indian and Alaska Native140
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander12

Transylvania County, North Carolina Population Pyramid 2019

Transylvania County, North Carolina Median Age

50.6


Total

49.3


Male

52.4


Female

Transylvania County, North Carolina Adults

There are 27,874 adults, (9,513 of whom are seniors) in Transylvania County, North Carolina.

Transylvania County, North Carolina Age Dependency

81.3

Age Dependency Ratio

51.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

29.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Transylvania County, North Carolina Sex Ratio

Female

17,273

51.88%

Male

16,018

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
Married86.8%13.2%
All75.9%24.1%
Male70.6%29.4%
Non Family65.4%34.6%
Female49.5%50.5%

75.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All14,1252.2775.9
Married7,9452.6986.8
Non Family4,4451.1965.4
Female1,4253.1349.5
Male3103.1170.6

2.71

Average Family Size

2.27

Average Household Size

3.7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.4%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Transylvania County, North Carolina Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,0134.05%
9th to 12th Grade2,1138.45%
High School Graduate6,79627.17%
Some College5,54322.16%
Associates Degree2,0648.25%
Bachelors Degree4,37817.50%
Graduate Degree3,10412.41%

Transylvania County, North Carolina Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White23,29120,6717,000
Black677582242
Hispanic56623192
Other Race39017983
Asian17714460
Native American13212534
Multiple Races876318

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 94.70%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 35.75%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$25,838$31,439$22,284
Less Than High School$13,406$13,192$13,750
High School Grad$23,882$31,065$20,497
Some College$26,392$33,277$22,000
Bachelors Degree$36,311$43,199$32,703
Graduate Degree$38,750$56,750$30,750

$25,838

Average Earnings

$31,439

Average Male

$22,284

Average Female

Transylvania County, North Carolina Language

Transylvania County, North Carolina Language by Age

Transylvania County, North Carolina Language

95.22% of Transylvania County, North Carolina residents speak only English, while 4.78% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.10% of the population.

Transylvania County, North Carolina Poverty

Transylvania County, North Carolina Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White28,9913,71712.82%
Hispanic1,03457255.32%
Black1,17142936.64%
Other88834038.29%
Multiple48033870.42%
Asian232198.19%

15.54%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.19%

Male Poverty Rate

16.78%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Transylvania County, North Carolina

The race most likely to be in poverty in Transylvania County, North Carolina is Multiple, with 70.42% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Transylvania County, North Carolina is Asian, with 8.19% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.72%. Among those working part-time, it was 21.88%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 13.64%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School27.91%
High School12.76%
Some College9.66%
Bachelors or Greater5.46%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed43.38%
Female Unemployed30.27%
Female Employed11.71%
Male Employed7.83%

Transylvania County, North Carolina Income

Transylvania County, North Carolina Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$44,559$59,800
Families$53,407$69,178
Married Families$60,879-
Non Families$30,360$37,879

Transylvania County, North Carolina Marital Status

Transylvania County, North Carolina Marital Status

Marriage Rates

57.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

61.6%

Male Marriage Rate

54.1%

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 Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Transylvania County, North Carolina Marital Status by Race

Transylvania County, North Carolina Veterans

3,367

Number of Veterans

3,182

Male Veterans

185

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,366
Korea318
World War II290
Second Gulf War276
First Gulf War250

Transylvania County, North Carolina Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White3,28412.73%
Black746.93%
Hispanic121.71%
Indian96.43%

Transylvania County, North Carolina Veterans by Education

5.23%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.84%

Veteran Disability Rate

Transylvania County, North Carolina Employment Status

50.3%

Labor Force Participation

46.9%

Employment Rate

6.8%

Unemployment Rate

Population of Cities in Transylvania County, North Carolina

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Brevard768378221391.81%
Rosman577587101.73%
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
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