Harkers Island, North Carolina Population 2020

1,361

Harkers Island is a city located in North Carolina. Harkers Island has a 2020 population of 1,361. Harkers Island is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has increased by 12.76% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,207 in 2010. Harkers Island reached it's highest population of 1,671 in 2014.

The average household income in Harkers Island is $73,993 with a poverty rate of 13.37%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $742 per month, and the median house value is $203,300. The median age in Harkers Island is 50.2 years, 50.4 years for males, and 49 years for females. For every 100 females there are 91.4 males.

Harkers Island Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Harkers Island was:

  • White: 98.16%
  • Black or African American: 0.81%
  • Other race: 0.51%
  • Two or more races: 0.51%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Harkers Island, North Carolina is 1,361, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,361.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,207.

Harkers Island, North Carolina Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,33698.16%
Black or African American110.81%
Two or More Races70.51%
Some Other Race70.51%

Harkers Island Population Pyramid 2020

Harkers Island Median Age

50.2


Total

50.4


Male

49


Female

Harkers Island Adults

There are 1,145 adults, (442 of whom are seniors) in Harkers Island.

Harkers Island Age Dependency

93.6

Age Dependency Ratio

62.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

30.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Harkers Island Sex Ratio

Female

711

52.24%

Male

650

47.76%

Harkers Island Households and Families

Harkers Island Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Harkers Island Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married91.5%8.5%
All85.3%14.7%
Female84.9%15.1%
Non Family79.3%20.7%
Male56.5%43.5%

85.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5782.2985.3
Married2832.791.5
Non Family1791.179.3
Female933.1184.9
Male233.1356.5

2.77

Average Family Size

2.29

Average Household Size

3.5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

2.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Harkers Island Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade545.31%
9th to 12th Grade11010.83%
High School Graduate35334.74%
Some College15815.55%
Associates Degree13813.58%
Bachelors Degree16316.04%
Graduate Degree403.94%

Harkers Island Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White984827203
Hispanic2114
Black1111
Other Race7

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 20.63%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$34,543$44,625$32,744
Less Than High School$20,227$$250,000
High School Grad$25,313$50,729$20,820
Some College$37,857$63,750$32,500
Bachelors Degree$47,813$$56,250
Graduate Degree$95,313$$79,712

$34,543

Average Earnings

$44,625

Average Male

$32,744

Average Female

Harkers Island Language

Harkers Island Language by Age

Harkers Island Language

96.50% of Harkers Island residents speak only English, while 3.50% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.82% of the population.

Harkers Island Poverty

Harkers Island Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White1,30017013.08%
Black1111100.00%

13.37%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.15%

Male Poverty Rate

12.66%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Harkers Island

The race most likely to be in poverty in Harkers Island is Black, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Harkers Island is White, with 13.08% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.88%. Among those working part-time, it was 9.45%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 11.66%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School17.68%
Bachelors or Greater16.75%
High School5.38%
Some College0.00%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed78.57%
Female Employed0.91%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Male Employed4.67%

Harkers Island Income

Harkers Island Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$51,111$73,993
Families$63,393$89,920
Married Families$72,989-
Non Families$22,279$32,720

Harkers Island Marital Status

Harkers Island Marital Status

Marriage Rates

52.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

57.4%

Male Marriage Rate

47.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Harkers Island Married by Age and Sex

Harkers Island Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Harkers Island Marital Status by Race

Harkers Island Veterans

111

Number of Veterans

107

Male Veterans

4

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam51
Korea42
First Gulf War10
World War II
Second Gulf War
Age Group Veterans
75+48
65 to 7428
35 to 5424
55 to 6411
18 to 34

$Harkers Island Veterans by Education

0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

43.24%

Veteran Disability Rate

Harkers Island Employment Status

47.7%

Labor Force Participation

46.5%

Employment Rate

2.5%

Unemployment Rate

Harkers Island Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

80.01%

Born in North Carolina

98.46%

Native Born

1.54%

Foreign Born

0.51%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

98.46% of Harkers Island residents were born in the United States, with 80.01% having been born in North Carolina. 0.51% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20201,3610.00%
20191,3610.00%
20181,361-86-5.94%
20171,447-41-2.76%
20161,488-149-9.10%
20151,637-34-2.03%
20141,67121414.69%
20131,45721317.12%
20121,244665.60%
20111,178-29-2.40%
20101,2070.00%