Plymouth, North Carolina Population 2022

3,184
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Plymouth is a city located in Washington County North Carolina. Plymouth has a 2020 population of 3,184. Plymouth is currently declining at a rate of -1.82% annually and its population has decreased by -17.32% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,851 in 2010.

The average household income in Plymouth is $40,369 with a poverty rate of 50.81%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $565 per month, and the median house value is $87,500. The median age in Plymouth is 46.9 years, 46.1 years for males, and 53.8 years for females.

Plymouth Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 72.76%
  • White: 26.40%
  • Other race: 0.76%
  • Native American: 0.09%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Two or more races: 0.00%
The current population of Plymouth, North Carolina is 3,184 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 3,184.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 3,851.

Plymouth, North Carolina Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White90626.40%
Black or African American2,49772.76%
American Indian and Alaska Native30.09%
Some Other Race260.76%
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Plymouth Population by Race

Plymouth Population Pyramid 2022

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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

Age Dependency Ratio

28.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Plymouth Sex Ratio

Female

1,653

48.16%

Male

1,779

51.84%

Plymouth Population by Age

Plymouth Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Plymouth Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Married43.4%56.6%
All30.4%69.6%
Non Family30%70%
Female16.4%83.6%

30.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Plymouth Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,5732.130.4
Married2583.2143.4
Male393.03100
Female4093.3216.4
Non Family8671.1530

3.24

Average Family Size

2.1

Average Household Size

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Plymouth Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade31213.81%
9th to 12th Grade1958.63%
High School Graduate70231.06%
Some College72832.21%
Associates Degree1727.61%
Bachelors Degree1155.09%
Graduate Degree361.59%
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Plymouth Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Plymouth Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Native American333
White77266351
Black1,4701,07297
Other Race1111
Hispanic44

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

Plymouth Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$19,087$39,485$15,387
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$$$
Some College$17,339$34,115$15,734
Bachelors Degree$$$
Graduate Degree$$$

$19,087

Average Earnings

$39,485

Average Male

$15,387

Average Female

Plymouth Earnings by Educational Attainment

Plymouth Language by Age

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Plymouth Language

100.00% of Plymouth residents speak only English, while 0.00% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.00% of the population.

Plymouth Language

Plymouth Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black2,4411,60665.79%
White859849.78%
OtherNaN%

50.81%

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 65.79% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Plymouth is Other, with NaN% 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

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade62.58%
High School28.02%
Some College41.85%
Bachelors or Greater20.95%

Plymouth Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed3.81%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Female Employed50.68%
Female Unemployed100.00%

Plymouth Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Plymouth Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$17,594$37,523
Families$36,196$59,820
Married Families$78,611-
Non Families$14,609$19,203
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Income by Household Type

Plymouth Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

20.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

21.2%

Male Marriage Rate

18.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Plymouth Married by Age and Sex

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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

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Plymouth Marital Status

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246

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War
First Gulf War84
Vietnam103
Korea25
World War II4

Plymouth Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34
35 to 5477
55 to 64105
65 to 7435
75+29

Plymouth Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White14116.85%
Black1026.01%
Native American3100.00%

Plymouth Veterans by Race

Plymouth Veterans by Education

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21.55%

Veteran Poverty Rate

48.28%

Veteran Disability Rate

Plymouth Veterans by Education

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42.1%

Labor Force Participation

37.8%

Employment Rate

5%

Unemployment Rate

Plymouth Employment by Age

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Plymouth Employment by Race

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Plymouth 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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89.28%

Born in Plymouth

100.00%

Native Born

0.00%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100.00% of Plymouth residents were born in the United States, with 89.28% having been born in North Carolina. 0.00% 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: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
19504,4860.00%
19604,6661800.39%
19704,7741080.23%
19804,571-203-0.43%
19904,328-243-0.54%
20004,107-221-0.52%
20103,851-256-0.64%
20113,786-65-1.69%
20123,712-74-1.95%
20133,710-2-0.05%
20143,648-62-1.67%
20153,579-69-1.89%
20163,521-58-1.62%
20173,478-43-1.22%
20183,420-58-1.67%
20193,361-59-1.73%
20203,302-59-1.76%
20213,243-59-1.79%
20223,184-59-1.82%

Plymouth Population by Year