Hertford, North Carolina Population 2020

2,123

Hertford is a city located in North Carolina. With a 2020 population of 2,123, it is the 248th largest city in North Carolina and the 7375th largest city in the United States. Hertford is currently growing at a rate of 0.24% annually but its population has decreased by -0.93% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,143 in 2010. Hertford reached it's highest population of 2,158 in 2012. Spanning over 3 miles, Hertford has a population density of 742 people per square mile.

The average household income in Hertford is $43,126 with a poverty rate of 27.53%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $725 per month, and the median house value is $131,900. The median age in Hertford is 41.1 years, 39.7 years for males, and 44.6 years for females. For every 100 females there are 69.5 males.

Hertford Demographics

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

  • White: 56.85%
  • Black or African American: 41.22%
  • Other race: 1.20%
  • Two or more races: 0.73%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Hertford, North Carolina is 2,123, 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 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,32856.85%
Black or African American96341.22%
Some Other Race281.20%
Two or More Races170.73%

Hertford Population Pyramid 2020

Hertford Median Age

41.1


Total

39.7


Male

44.6


Female

Hertford Adults

There are 1,819 adults, (513 of whom are seniors) in Hertford.

Hertford Age Dependency

78.9

Age Dependency Ratio

39.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Hertford Sex Ratio

Female

1,378

58.99%

Male

958

41.01%

Hertford Households and Families

Hertford Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Hertford Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married83.3%16.7%
All49%51%
Non Family40.3%59.7%
Female23.2%76.8%
Male17.1%82.9%

49.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,0602.1549
Non Family4711.0540.3
Married3242.7583.3
Female2243.4223.2
Male412.9317.1

2.95

Average Family Size

2.15

Average Household Size

4.2%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Hertford Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade734.47%
9th to 12th Grade17610.78%
High School Graduate62037.99%
Some College40024.51%
Associates Degree1619.87%
Bachelors Degree1408.58%
Graduate Degree623.80%

Hertford Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White898813153
Black69055749
Hispanic11476
Other Race16
Multiple Races99

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 17.04%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$24,638$40,244$20,820
Less Than High School$$$
High School Grad$23,661$40,214$11,786
Some College$20,508$$21,289
Bachelors Degree$45,227$53,011$42,583
Graduate Degree$38,625$69,375$38,250

$24,638

Average Earnings

$40,244

Average Male

$20,820

Average Female

Hertford Language

Hertford Language by Age

Hertford Language

93.86% of Hertford residents speak only English, while 6.14% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 6.14% of the population.

Hertford Poverty

Hertford Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black92248752.82%
White1,28813110.17%
Hispanic1504026.67%
Multiple17847.06%

27.53%

Overall Poverty Rate

20.92%

Male Poverty Rate

32.16%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Hertford

The race most likely to be in poverty in Hertford is Black, with 52.82% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Hertford is White, with 10.17% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 9.19%. Among those working part-time, it was 28.21%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 32.18%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School42.92%
Some College27.21%
Bachelors or Greater13.37%
High School13.22%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed50.00%
Female Employed18.89%
Female Unemployed11.32%
Male Employed4.67%

Hertford Income

Hertford Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$29,856$43,126
Families$40,329$52,836
Married Families$51,417-
Non Families$20,590$29,696

Hertford Marital Status

Hertford Marital Status

Marriage Rates

40.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

43.7%

Male Marriage Rate

37.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Hertford Married by Age and Sex

Hertford 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 35-44.

Hertford Marital Status by Race

Hertford Veterans

180

Number of Veterans

146

Male Veterans

34

Female Veterans

War Veterans
World War II51
Vietnam43
Korea31
First Gulf War11
Second Gulf War11
Age Group Veterans
75+89
55 to 6442
65 to 7434
35 to 548
18 to 347
Name Veterans % of Total
White11611.45%
Black648.26%

$Hertford Veterans by Education

0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

56.67%

Veteran Disability Rate

Hertford Employment Status

51%

Labor Force Participation

43.8%

Employment Rate

13.6%

Unemployment Rate

Hertford 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

66.70%

Born in North Carolina

95.29%

Native Born

4.71%

Foreign Born

3.81%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

95.29% of Hertford residents were born in the United States, with 66.70% having been born in North Carolina. 3.81% 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
20202,12350.24%
20192,11850.24%
20182,113-9-0.42%
20172,12250.24%
20162,117-14-0.66%
20152,131-16-0.75%
20142,147-8-0.37%
20132,155-3-0.14%
20122,158110.51%
20112,14720.09%
20102,1450.00%