Hertford, North Carolina Population 2021

2,133
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Hertford is a city located in Perquimans County North Carolina. With a 2020 population of 2,133, it is the 249th largest city in North Carolina and the 7382nd largest city in the United States . Hertford is currently growing at a rate of 0.47% annually but its population has decreased by -0.47% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,143 in 2010. Hertford reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 3 miles, Hertford has a population density of 746 people per square mile.

The average household income in Hertford is $47,880 with a poverty rate of 25.43%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $745 per month, and the median house value is $132,400. The median age in Hertford is 37.7 years, 37.9 years for males, and 36.9 years for females.

Hertford Demographics

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

  • White: 62.65%
  • Black or African American: 35.46%
  • Other race: 1.08%
  • Two or more races: 0.82%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Hertford, North Carolina is 2,133 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 2,113.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 2,143.

Hertford, North Carolina Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,45462.65%
Black or African American82335.46%
Some Other Race251.08%
Two or More Races190.82%
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Hertford Population by Race

Hertford Population Pyramid $2021

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Hertford Median Age

37.7


Total

37.9


Male

36.9


Female

Hertford Adults

There are 1,771 adults, (546 of whom are seniors) in Hertford.

Hertford Age Dependency

89.5

Age Dependency Ratio

44.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

44.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Hertford Sex Ratio

Female

1,373

59.16%

Male

948

40.84%

Hertford Population by Age

Hertford Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Hertford Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male19.5%80.5%
Female25.5%74.5%
Non Family52.4%47.6%
All56.2%43.8%
Married89.2%10.8%

56.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Hertford Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,0452.1656.2
Non Family4331.0352.4
Married3242.7589.2
Female2473.2825.5
Male412.7319.5

2.89

Average Family Size

2.16

Average Household Size

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Hertford Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade563.46%
9th to 12th Grade22213.73%
High School Graduate52332.34%
Some College43626.96%
Associates Degree16910.45%
Bachelors Degree1136.99%
Graduate Degree986.06%
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Hertford Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Hertford Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White1,029897184
Black55142627
Hispanic9870
Other Race11
2+ Races1010

The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 17.88%.

Hertford Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$27,653$40,905$21,683
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$23,867$35,000$
Some College$21,683$$22,356
Bachelors Degree$47,260$53,144$
Graduate Degree$37,738$$37,917

$27,653

Average Earnings

$40,905

Average Male

$21,683

Average Female

Hertford Earnings by Educational Attainment

Hertford Language by Age

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Hertford Language

96.84% of Hertford residents speak only English, while 3.16% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.16% of the population.

Hertford Language

Hertford Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black78643955.85%
White1,4151278.98%
Hispanic1374532.85%
Multiple19947.37%

25.43%

Overall Poverty Rate

18.46%

Male Poverty Rate

30.36%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Hertford

The race most likely to be in poverty in Hertford is Black, with 55.85% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Hertford is White, with 8.98% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 9.52%. Among those working part-time, it was 34.20%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 26.94%.

Hertford Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade41.56%
Some College23.80%
High School16.86%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%

Hertford Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed37.50%
Female Employed24.13%
Female Unemployed14.29%
Male Employed3.44%

Hertford Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Hertford Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$39,355$47,880
Families$45,652$53,236
Married Families$56,827-
Non Families$27,625$37,359
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Income by Household Type

Hertford Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

41.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

45.5%

Male Marriage Rate

38.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Hertford Married by Age and Sex

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Hertford Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Hertford Marital Status by Race

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Hertford Marital Status

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166

Number of Veterans

141

Male Veterans

25

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam70
World War II33
Korea18
Second Gulf War15
First Gulf War5

Hertford Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+66
65 to 7453
55 to 6427
35 to 5410
18 to 3410

Hertford Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White12911.52%
Black375.95%

Hertford Veterans by Race

Hertford Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

44.58%

Veteran Disability Rate

Hertford Veterans by Education

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49.8%

Labor Force Participation

43.5%

Employment Rate

12%

Unemployment Rate

Hertford Employment by Age

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Hertford Employment by Race

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Hertford 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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65.49%

Born in Hertford

97.41%

Native Born

2.59%

Foreign Born

2.28%

Non Citizen

0.30%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.41% of Hertford residents were born in the United States, with 65.49% having been born in North Carolina. 2.28% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Hertford Place of Birth

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20212,133100.47%
20202,123100.47%
20192,113100.48%
20182,103-13-0.61%
20172,116-2-0.09%
20162,118-13-0.61%
20152,131-17-0.79%
20142,148-8-0.37%
20132,156-4-0.19%
20122,160120.56%
20112,14830.14%
20102,1450.00%

Hertford Population by Year