Ocracoke, North Carolina Population 2021

706
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Ocracoke is a city located in Hyde County North Carolina. Ocracoke has a 2020 population of 706. Ocracoke is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has decreased by -25.53% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 948 in 2010. Ocracoke reached it's highest population of in .

The average household income in Ocracoke is $40,624 with a poverty rate of 12.36%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $725 per month, and the median house value is $444,300. The median age in Ocracoke is 47 years, 58.5 years for males, and 46.8 years for females.

Ocracoke Demographics

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

  • White: 99.72%
  • Black or African American: 0.14%
  • Other race: 0.14%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Two or more races: 0.00%
The current population of Ocracoke, North Carolina is 706 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 706.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 948.

Ocracoke, North Carolina Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White70499.72%
Some Other Race10.14%
Black or African American10.14%
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Ocracoke Population by Race

Ocracoke Population Pyramid $2021

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Ocracoke Median Age

47


Total

58.5


Male

46.8


Female

Ocracoke Adults

There are 544 adults, (164 of whom are seniors) in Ocracoke.

Ocracoke Age Dependency

85.8

Age Dependency Ratio

43.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

42.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Ocracoke Sex Ratio

Female

341

48.30%

Male

365

51.70%

Ocracoke Population by Age

Ocracoke Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Ocracoke Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male0%0%
Female0%100%
All69.1%30.9%
Married76.2%23.8%
Non Family78.3%21.7%

69.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Ocracoke Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3172.2169.1
Married1932.7576.2
Non Family92078.3
Female322.50
Male00

2.71

Average Family Size

2.21

Average Household Size

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Ocracoke Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade10.18%
9th to 12th Grade13825.46%
High School Graduate11020.30%
Some College14727.12%
Associates Degree0.00%
Bachelors Degree12623.25%
Graduate Degree203.69%
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Ocracoke Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Ocracoke Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White432371146
Hispanic11032
Other Race1

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 85.88%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 33.80%.

Ocracoke Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$18,092$11,039$25,778
Less Than 9th Grade$17,895$18,618$
High School Graduate$$$
Some College$$6,962$
Bachelors Degree$$$
Graduate Degree$$$

$18,092

Average Earnings

$11,039

Average Male

$25,778

Average Female

Ocracoke Earnings by Educational Attainment

Ocracoke Language by Age

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Ocracoke Language

72.46% of Ocracoke residents speak only English, while 27.54% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 27.54% of the population.

Ocracoke Language

Ocracoke Poverty by Race

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12.36%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.04%

Male Poverty Rate

15.93%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Ocracoke

The race most likely to be in poverty in Ocracoke is White, with 17.47% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Ocracoke is White, with 17.47% 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 0.00%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 46.52%.

Ocracoke Poverty

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Name Poverty
High School60.91%
Bachelors or Greater13.70%
Some College0.00%
Less Than 9th Grade0.00%

Ocracoke Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed0.00%
Female Employed0.00%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Male Employed0.00%

Ocracoke Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Ocracoke Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households-$40,624
Families$58,630$49,883
Married Families$59,399-
Non Families$21,066$17,979
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Income by Household Type

Ocracoke Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

76.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

74.6%

Male Marriage Rate

79.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Ocracoke Married by Age and Sex

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Ocracoke Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 20-34, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Ocracoke Marital Status by Race

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Ocracoke Marital Status

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11

Number of Veterans

11

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam11
World War II
Korea
First Gulf War
Second Gulf War

Ocracoke Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
55 to 6411
75+
65 to 74
35 to 54
18 to 34

Ocracoke Veterans by Age

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Ocracoke Veterans by Race

Ocracoke Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

0.00%

Veteran Disability Rate

Ocracoke Veterans by Education

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65.6%

Labor Force Participation

62.1%

Employment Rate

5.3%

Unemployment Rate

Ocracoke Employment by Age

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Ocracoke Employment by Race

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Ocracoke 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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44.05%

Born in Ocracoke

84.42%

Native Born

15.58%

Foreign Born

12.18%

Non Citizen

3.40%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

84.42% of Ocracoke residents were born in the United States, with 44.05% having been born in North Carolina. 12.18% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Ocracoke Place of Birth

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20217060.00%
20207060.00%
201970614225.18%
201856416039.60%
2017404-1-0.25%
2016405-81-16.67%
2015486-70-12.59%
2014556-38-6.40%
201359430.51%
2012591-28-4.52%
2011619-329-34.70%
20109480.00%

Ocracoke Population by Year