Washington County, North Carolina Population 2018

Washington County, North Carolina's estimated population is 12,012 with a growth rate of -3.93% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Washington County, North Carolina is the 92nd largest county in North Carolina.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201712,012-491-3.93%
201612,5033713.06%
201612,132-161-1.31%
201512,293-217-1.73%
201412,510-196-1.54%
201312,706140.11%
201212,692-237-1.83%
201112,929-211-1.61%
201013,140-857-6.12%
199013,997-804-5.43%
198014,8017635.44%
197014,0385504.08%
196013,4883082.34%
195013,1808576.95%
194012,3237206.21%
193011,6031741.52%
192011,4293673.32%
191011,0624544.28%
190010,6084084.00%
189010,2001,27214.25%
18808,9282,41237.02%
18706,5161592.50%
18606,35769312.24%
18505,6641,13925.17%
18404,525-27-0.59%
18304,55256614.20%
18203,98652215.07%
18103,4641,04243.02%
18002,4220.00%

Washington County, North Carolina Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
Black or African American6,079
White5,815
Two or More Races338
Some Other Race253
American Indian and Alaska Native18

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

Washington 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

Washington County, North Carolina Median Age

44.9


Total

44.5


Male

45.6


Female

Washington County, North Carolina Adults

There are 9,752 adults, (2,651 of which are seniors) in Washington County, North Carolina.

Washington County, North Carolina Age Dependency

75.9

Age Dependency Ratio

37.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Washington County, North Carolina Sex Ratio

Female

6,688

53.49%

Male

5,815

46.51%

Washington County, North Carolina Households and Families

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

Washington County, North Carolina Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married81.7%18.3%
All64.8%35.2%
Non Family60.5%39.5%
Male47.6%52.4%
Female41.1%58.9%

64.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Washington County, North Carolina Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5,2032.3764.8
Married2,0923.0181.7
Non Family1,9391.1860.5
Female1,0253.1741.1
Male1473.4847.6

3.04

Average Family Size

2.37

Average Household Size

4.2%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Washington County, North Carolina Households

Washington County, North Carolina Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade6757.81%
9th to 12th Grade1,11712.93%
High School Graduate3,25637.68%
Some College2,02323.41%
Associates Degree7348.49%
Bachelors Degree5596.47%
Graduate Degree2773.21%

Washington County, North Carolina Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White4,4883,864558
Black3,9082,915269
Hispanic206461
Other Race26261
Multiple Races24218
Native American183

The highest rate of high school graduation is among other race people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among other race people with a rate of 33.33%.

Washington County, North Carolina Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$25,442$35,993$18,336
Less Than High School$26,798$33,419$8,691
High School Grad$22,031$33,793$17,725
Some College$26,485$40,380$21,117
Bachelors Degree$$48,309$
Graduate Degree$40,583$63,958$

$25,442

Average Earnings

$35,993

Average Male

$18,336

Average Female

Washington County, North Carolina Language

Washington County, North Carolina Language by Age

Washington County, North Carolina Language

97.15% of Washington County, North Carolina residents speak only English, while 2.85% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.49% of the population.

Washington County, North Carolina Poverty

Washington County, North Carolina Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black6,0192,10034.89%
White5,53571512.92%
Hispanic6048614.24%
Other2523714.68%
Native131076.92%
Multiple33682.38%

23.63%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.01%

Male Poverty Rate

30.30%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Washington County, North Carolina

The race most likely to be in poverty in Washington County, North Carolina is Native, with 76.92% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Washington County, North Carolina is Multiple, with 2.38% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.60%. Among those working part-time, it was 31.20%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.92%.

Washington County, North Carolina Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School33.47%
High School16.38%
Some College14.45%
Bachelors or Greater12.68%

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

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed75.14%
Male Unemployed31.87%
Female Employed16.73%
Male Employed6.92%

Washington County, North Carolina Income

Washington County, North Carolina Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$33,286$45,220
Families$42,996$51,498
Married Families$60,080$
Non Families$19,134$33,827

Washington County, North Carolina Marital Status

Washington County, North Carolina Marital Status

Marriage Rates

43.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.9%

Male Marriage Rate

38.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Washington County, North Carolina Married by Age and Sex

Washington 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.

Washington County, North Carolina Marital Status by Race

Washington County, North Carolina Veterans

Washington County, North Carolina Veterans by War

837

Number of Veterans

793

Male Veterans

44

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam379
First Gulf War92
Korea78
Second Gulf War30
World War II22

Washington County, North Carolina Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
55 to 64276
75+208
35 to 54177
65 to 74176
18 to 34

Washington County, North Carolina Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White51210.29%
Black3227.14%
Indian316.67%

Washington County, North Carolina Veterans by Education

18.73%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.51%

Veteran Disability Rate

Washington County, North Carolina Employment Status

Washington County, North Carolina Employment by Age

52.9%

Labor Force Participation

44.1%

Employment Rate

16%

Unemployment Rate

Washington County, North Carolina Employment by Race

Washington County, North Carolina Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Washington County, North Carolina

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Plymouth38783594-284-7.32%
Roper611558-53-8.67%
Creswell276257-19-6.88%
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