Washington County, North Carolina Population 2019

Washington County, North Carolina's estimated population is 12,019 with a growth rate of -0.85% 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
201811,859-160-1.33%
201712,019-103-0.85%
201612,122-160-1.30%
201512,282-214-1.71%
201412,496-193-1.52%
201312,689100.08%
201212,679-241-1.87%
201112,920-215-1.64%
201013,135-862-6.16%
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 American5,949
White5,781
Two or More Races434
Some Other Race140
Asian20
American Indian and Alaska Native7

Washington County, North Carolina Population Pyramid 2019

Washington County, North Carolina Median Age

43.5


Total

40.1


Male

45


Female

Washington County, North Carolina Adults

There are 9,757 adults, (2,710 of whom are seniors) in Washington County, North Carolina.

Washington County, North Carolina Age Dependency

75

Age Dependency Ratio

38.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Washington County, North Carolina Sex Ratio

Female

6,485

52.59%

Male

5,846

47.41%

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
Male100%0%
Married80.4%19.6%
All60.6%39.4%
Non Family54.1%45.9%
Female29.8%70.2%

60.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5,2232.3360.6
Non Family2,2431.254.1
Married1,9633.180.4
Female9193.4129.8
Male982.7100

3.13

Average Family Size

2.33

Average Household Size

5.4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Washington County, North Carolina Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade7799.15%
9th to 12th Grade1,14613.46%
High School Graduate3,06235.96%
Some College1,98323.29%
Associates Degree7689.02%
Bachelors Degree5386.32%
Graduate Degree2402.82%

Washington County, North Carolina Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White4,3903,662485
Black3,8582,825283
Hispanic212591
Other Race50391
Multiple Races34299
Asian2012
Native American74

The highest rate of high school graduation is among multiple races people with a rate of 85.29%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among multiple races people with a rate of 26.47%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$27,665$40,373$18,453
Less Than High School$25,588$34,706$8,938
High School Grad$26,510$37,075$18,951
Some College$27,796$45,608$21,250
Bachelors Degree$41,830$49,028$
Graduate Degree$31,513$$11,310

$27,665

Average Earnings

$40,373

Average Male

$18,453

Average Female

Washington County, North Carolina Language

Washington County, North Carolina Language by Age

Washington County, North Carolina Language

96.56% of Washington County, North Carolina residents speak only English, while 3.44% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.89% of the population.

Washington County, North Carolina Poverty

Washington County, North Carolina Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black5,8852,15036.53%
White5,43458510.77%
Hispanic60817929.44%
Other13911179.86%
Multiple431153.48%

24.05%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.53%

Male Poverty Rate

31.80%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Washington County, North Carolina

The race most likely to be in poverty in Washington County, North Carolina is Other, with 79.86% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Washington County, North Carolina is Multiple, with 3.48% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.32%. Among those working part-time, it was 26.24%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 24.31%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School37.44%
Some College16.85%
High School11.96%
Bachelors or Greater11.57%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed61.79%
Male Unemployed29.25%
Female Employed21.19%
Male Employed2.53%

Washington County, North Carolina Income

Washington County, North Carolina Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$34,557$45,550
Families$47,851$56,168
Married Families$62,826-
Non Families$20,083$30,599

Washington County, North Carolina Marital Status

Washington County, North Carolina Marital Status

Marriage Rates

41.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.0%

Male Marriage Rate

36.4%

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

Washington County, North Carolina Marital Status by Race

Washington County, North Carolina Veterans

779

Number of Veterans

725

Male Veterans

54

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam348
First Gulf War91
Korea81
Second Gulf War26
World War II16

Washington County, North Carolina Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White4759.59%
Black3006.77%
Indian457.14%

Washington County, North Carolina Veterans by Education

14.36%

Veteran Poverty Rate

43.34%

Veteran Disability Rate

Washington County, North Carolina Employment Status

50.6%

Labor Force Participation

44.8%

Employment Rate

10.4%

Unemployment Rate

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%
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