Manteo, North Carolina Population 2020

1,492

Manteo is a city located in North Carolina. With a 2020 population of 1,492, it is the 288th largest city in North Carolina and the 8726th largest city in the United States. Manteo is currently growing at a rate of 1.84% annually and its population has increased by 4.04% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,434 in 2010. Spanning over 2 miles, Manteo has a population density of 787 people per square mile.

The average household income in Manteo is $67,319 with a poverty rate of 9.79%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $991 per month, and the median house value is $283,500. The median age in Manteo is 49 years, 43.1 years for males, and 55.3 years for females. For every 100 females there are 96.8 males.

Manteo Demographics

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

  • White: 89.47%
  • Black or African American: 6.97%
  • Other race: 2.16%
  • Two or more races: 1.08%
  • Asian: 0.32%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Manteo, North Carolina is 1,492, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,438.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,434.

Manteo, North Carolina Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,65789.47%
Black or African American1296.97%
Some Other Race402.16%
Two or More Races201.08%
Asian60.32%

Manteo Population Pyramid 2020

Manteo Median Age

49


Total

43.1


Male

55.3


Female

Manteo Adults

There are 1,439 adults, (476 of whom are seniors) in Manteo.

Manteo Age Dependency

92.3

Age Dependency Ratio

49.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

42.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Manteo Sex Ratio

Female

941

50.81%

Male

911

49.19%

Manteo Households and Families

Manteo Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Manteo Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married73.1%26.9%
Male61.3%38.7%
All54.9%45.1%
Female47.2%52.8%
Non Family38.8%61.2%

54.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All8292.2354.9
Non Family3761.1638.8
Married3503.1573.1
Female723.3147.2
Male312.4261.3

3.08

Average Family Size

2.23

Average Household Size

5.7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Manteo Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade211.57%
9th to 12th Grade896.66%
High School Graduate30122.51%
Some College32924.61%
Associates Degree533.96%
Bachelors Degree36827.52%
Graduate Degree17613.16%

Manteo Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White1,1581,118516
Black7825
Hispanic786711
Other Race32239
Multiple Races888
Asian6

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 multiple races people with a rate of 100.00%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,531$38,083$23,821
Less Than High School$21,250$$18,750
High School Grad$25,682$26,136$23,889
Some College$31,193$38,095$26,250
Bachelors Degree$24,886$76,250$16,696
Graduate Degree$54,531$71,875$43,889

$30,531

Average Earnings

$38,083

Average Male

$23,821

Average Female

Manteo Language

Manteo Language by Age

Manteo Language

96.77% of Manteo residents speak only English, while 3.23% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.25% of the population.

Manteo Poverty

Manteo Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White1,59317611.05%
Black12953.88%

9.79%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.11%

Male Poverty Rate

10.45%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Manteo

The race most likely to be in poverty in Manteo is White, with 11.05% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Manteo is Black, with 3.88% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.00%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.62%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 13.40%.

Name Poverty
Bachelors or Greater10.66%
High School8.64%
Some College7.85%
Less Than High School4.55%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed80.00%
Male Unemployed23.26%
Female Employed5.77%
Male Employed5.33%

Manteo Income

Manteo Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$48,375$67,319
Families$64,583$81,941
Married Families$73,750-
Non Families$38,485$49,086

Manteo Marital Status

Manteo Marital Status

Marriage Rates

49.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.3%

Male Marriage Rate

46.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Manteo Married by Age and Sex

Manteo 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.

Manteo Marital Status by Race

Manteo Veterans

184

Number of Veterans

163

Male Veterans

21

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War73
Vietnam71
Korea10
Second Gulf War3
World War II
Age Group Veterans
65 to 7455
35 to 5449
75+45
55 to 6435
18 to 34
Name Veterans % of Total
White17413.31%
2 or More8100.00%
Hispanic22.56%
Other25.00%

$Manteo Veterans by Education

1.63%

Veteran Poverty Rate

36.96%

Veteran Disability Rate

Manteo Employment Status

56%

Labor Force Participation

51.7%

Employment Rate

7.7%

Unemployment Rate

Manteo 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

40.50%

Born in North Carolina

97.14%

Native Born

2.86%

Foreign Born

1.67%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

97.14% of Manteo residents were born in the United States, with 40.50% having been born in North Carolina. 1.67% 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
20201,492271.84%
20191,465271.88%
20181,438110.77%
20171,427271.93%
20161,400211.52%
20151,379211.55%
20141,35830.22%
20131,355151.12%
20121,340100.75%
20111,33080.61%
20101,3220.00%