Plymouth, North Carolina Population 2023

3,152

Plymouth is a city located in Washington County North Carolina. With a 2023 population of 3,152, it is the 247th largest city in North Carolina and the 8632nd largest city in the United States.Plymouth is currently declining at a rate of -1.75% annually and its population has decreased by -5.06% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,320 in 2020. Spanning over 4 miles, Plymouth has a population density of 782 people per square mile.

The average household income in Plymouth is $40,369 with a poverty rate of 61.34%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Plymouth is 43.1 years, 32.6 years for males, and 48.6 years for females.

Plymouth Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 72.76%
  • White: 26.4%
  • Other race: 0.76%
  • Native American: 0.09%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
  • Two or more races: 0%
The current population of Plymouth, North Carolina is 3,152 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 3,320.

Plymouth, North Carolina Population 2023

Population by Race

Black or African American

White

Other race

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Two or more races

Plymouth Population by Race

Plymouth Population Pyramid 2023

Plymouth Median Age

43.1

Total

32.6

Male

48.6

Female

Plymouth Adults

There are 2,610 adults, (580 of whom are seniors) in Plymouth.

Plymouth Age Dependency

69.1

Age Dependency Ratio

28.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Plymouth Sex Ratio

Female1,65348.16%
Male1,77951.84%

Plymouth Population by Age

Plymouth Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

3.24

Average Family Size

2.1

Average Household Size

30.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Plymouth Households and Families

Male

Female

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Plymouth Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Plymouth Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 100%.

Plymouth Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

$19,087

Average Earnings

$39,485

Average Male

$15,387

Average Female

Plymouth Earnings by Educational Attainment

Plymouth Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Plymouth Language

100% of Plymouth residents speak only English, while 0% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0% of the population.

Plymouth Language

Plymouth Poverty by Race

rate

61.34%

Overall Poverty Rate

50.06%

Male Poverty Rate

51.63%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Plymouth

The race most likely to be in poverty in Plymouth is Black, with 85.38% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Plymouth is White, with 9.81% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 27.29%. Among those working part-time, it was 42.75%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 53.17%.

Plymouth Poverty

Plymouth Poverty Rate by Education

Plymouth Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Plymouth Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Plymouth Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

20.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

21.2%

Male Marriage Rate

18.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Plymouth Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Plymouth 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.

Plymouth Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Plymouth Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

246

Number of Veterans

228

Male Veterans

18

Female Veterans

Plymouth Veterans by War

Plymouth Veterans by Age

count

Plymouth Veterans by Race

Plymouth Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

21.55%

Veteran Poverty Rate

48.28%

Veteran Disability Rate

Plymouth Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

42.1%

Labor Force Participation

37.8%

Employment Rate

5%

Unemployment Rate

Plymouth Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Plymouth Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Plymouth Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

92.29%

Born in Plymouth

103.37%

Native Born

0%

Foreign Born

0%

Non Citizen

0%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

103.37% of Plymouth residents were born in the United States, with 92.29% having been born in North Carolina. 0% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Plymouth Place of Birth

Note: data after 2020 is projected based on recent growth

Plymouth Population by Year