Grifton, North Carolina Population 2021

2,702
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Grifton is a city located in Pitt County North Carolina. With a 2020 population of 2,702, it is the 223rd largest city in North Carolina and the 6582nd largest city in the United States . Grifton is currently growing at a rate of 0.37% annually and its population has increased by 3.25% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,617 in 2010. Grifton reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 2 miles, Grifton has a population density of 1,314 people per square mile.

The average household income in Grifton is $48,060 with a poverty rate of 28.52%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $607 per month, and the median house value is $83,800. The median age in Grifton is 41.2 years, 39.5 years for males, and 43.7 years for females.

Grifton Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Griftonwas:

  • White: 46.38%
  • Black or African American: 42.20%
  • Other race: 10.36%
  • Two or more races: 0.77%
  • Native American: 0.29%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Grifton, North Carolina is 2,702 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 2,682.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 2,617.

Grifton, North Carolina Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,26746.38%
Black or African American1,15342.20%
Some Other Race28310.36%
Two or More Races210.77%
American Indian and Alaska Native80.29%
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Grifton Population by Race

Grifton Population Pyramid $2021

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Grifton Median Age

41.2


Total

39.5


Male

43.7


Female

Grifton Adults

There are 2,142 adults, (352 of whom are seniors) in Grifton.

Grifton Age Dependency

52.6

Age Dependency Ratio

19.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33

Child Dependency Ratio

Grifton Sex Ratio

Female

1,343

49.16%

Male

1,389

50.84%

Grifton Population by Age

Grifton Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Grifton Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female41%59%
Non Family49%51%
All54.9%45.1%
Married63.6%36.4%
Male66%34%

54.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Grifton Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,1032.4754.9
Married5032.9163.6
Non Family3411.3249
Female2123.0241
Male473.5766

2.88

Average Family Size

2.47

Average Household Size

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Grifton Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade844.74%
9th to 12th Grade25714.50%
High School Graduate52929.85%
Some College45225.51%
Associates Degree20611.63%
Bachelors Degree1749.82%
Graduate Degree703.95%
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Grifton Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Grifton Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Black803680116
White731636118
Hispanic2211078
Other Race176998
2+ Races105
Native American842

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 87.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 25.00%.

Grifton Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$27,898$29,612$25,817
Less Than 9th Grade$14,426$20,125$
High School Graduate$28,750$37,740$15,938
Some College$31,850$35,662$26,500
Bachelors Degree$34,583$$33,333
Graduate Degree$43,462$$

$27,898

Average Earnings

$29,612

Average Male

$25,817

Average Female

Grifton Earnings by Educational Attainment

Grifton Language by Age

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Grifton Language

89.85% of Grifton residents speak only English, while 10.15% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 9.87% of the population.

Grifton Language

Grifton Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White1,11129326.37%
Black1,15328925.07%
Hispanic42518944.47%
Other28318264.31%
Multiple21523.81%

28.52%

Overall Poverty Rate

26.64%

Male Poverty Rate

30.50%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Grifton

The race most likely to be in poverty in Grifton is Other, with 64.31% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Grifton is Multiple, with 23.81% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.07%. Among those working part-time, it was 42.16%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 33.37%.

Grifton Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade40.76%
High School28.54%
Bachelors or Greater11.07%
Some College9.73%

Grifton Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed62.04%
Female Unemployed59.72%
Female Employed21.18%
Male Employed14.18%

Grifton Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Grifton Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$31,505$48,060
Families$38,194$48,274
Married Families$47,137-
Non Families$21,902$45,360
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Income by Household Type

Grifton Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

45.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

46.8%

Male Marriage Rate

44.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Grifton Married by Age and Sex

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Grifton 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 45-54.

Grifton Marital Status by Race

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Grifton Marital Status

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230

Number of Veterans

218

Male Veterans

12

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam67
First Gulf War30
Second Gulf War18
Korea13
World War II6

Grifton Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 5468
55 to 6461
75+49
65 to 7439
18 to 3413

Grifton Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
Black11712.89%
White10410.84%
2+ Races535.71%
Native American450.00%

Grifton Veterans by Race

Grifton Veterans by Education

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18.70%

Veteran Poverty Rate

35.65%

Veteran Disability Rate

Grifton Veterans by Education

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57.3%

Labor Force Participation

46.7%

Employment Rate

14.8%

Unemployment Rate

Grifton Employment by Age

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Grifton Employment by Race

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Grifton Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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71.82%

Born in Grifton

91.29%

Native Born

8.71%

Foreign Born

7.91%

Non Citizen

0.81%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

91.29% of Grifton residents were born in the United States, with 71.82% having been born in North Carolina. 7.91% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Grifton Place of Birth

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20212,702100.37%
20202,692100.37%
20192,682100.37%
20182,6720.00%
20172,67230.11%
20162,669-2-0.07%
20152,671-6-0.22%
20142,67760.22%
20132,67140.15%
20122,667220.83%
20112,645250.95%
20102,6200.00%

Grifton Population by Year