Plymouth, North Carolina Population 2020

3,373

Plymouth is a city located in North Carolina. With a 2020 population of 3,373, it is the 198th largest city in North Carolina and the 5874th largest city in the United States. Plymouth is currently declining at a rate of -1.09% annually and its population has decreased by -13.02% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,878 in 2010. Plymouth reached it's highest population of 4,774 in 1970. Spanning over 4 miles, Plymouth has a population density of 837 people per square mile.

The average household income in Plymouth is $43,638 with a poverty rate of 37.34%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $531 per month, and the median house value is $79,700. The median age in Plymouth is 43.2 years, 44 years for males, and 36.8 years for females. For every 100 females there are 85.3 males.

Plymouth Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 69.90%
  • White: 29.14%
  • Other race: 0.88%
  • Native American: 0.08%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Two or more races: 0.00%
The current population of Plymouth, North Carolina is 3,373, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 3,447.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 3,878.

Plymouth, North Carolina Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American2,47669.90%
White1,03229.14%
Some Other Race310.88%
American Indian and Alaska Native30.08%

Plymouth Population Pyramid 2020

Plymouth Median Age

43.2


Total

44


Male

36.8


Female

Plymouth Adults

There are 2,511 adults, (636 of whom are seniors) in Plymouth.

Plymouth Age Dependency

88.9

Age Dependency Ratio

33.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

55

Child Dependency Ratio

Plymouth Sex Ratio

Female

1,911

53.95%

Male

1,631

46.05%

Plymouth Households and Families

Plymouth Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Plymouth Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Married56.9%43.1%
All32.7%67.3%
Non Family28.4%71.6%
Female10.5%89.5%

32.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,3892.4532.7
Non Family6261.1528.4
Female3913.3410.5
Married3183.9156.9
Male542.46100

3.5

Average Family Size

2.45

Average Household Size

2.4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Plymouth Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade34714.68%
9th to 12th Grade26411.17%
High School Graduate76132.20%
Some College57824.46%
Associates Degree26011.00%
Bachelors Degree1044.40%
Graduate Degree492.07%

Plymouth Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
Black1,5331,06065
White80667188
Other Race1818
Native American3
Hispanic33

The highest rate of high school graduation is among other race people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 10.92%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$24,949$41,146$20,452
Less Than High School$$$
High School Grad$23,107$$23,051
Some College$26,504$$17,125
Bachelors Degree$$$
Graduate Degree$$$

$24,949

Average Earnings

$41,146

Average Male

$20,452

Average Female

Plymouth Language

Plymouth Language by Age

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 Poverty

Plymouth Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black2,4061,23851.45%
White988414.15%

37.34%

Overall Poverty Rate

29.50%

Male Poverty Rate

44.08%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Plymouth

The race most likely to be in poverty in Plymouth is Black, with 51.45% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Plymouth is White, with 4.15% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 8.44%. Among those working part-time, it was 42.53%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 35.98%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School49.00%
Some College26.23%
High School19.09%
Bachelors or Greater12.42%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed76.70%
Female Employed28.34%
Male Employed2.83%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Plymouth Income

Plymouth Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$17,368$43,638
Families$45,080$64,479
Married Families$75,389-
Non Families$9,274$18,211

Plymouth Marital Status

Plymouth Marital Status

Marriage Rates

29.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

39.6%

Male Marriage Rate

22.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Plymouth Married by Age and Sex

Plymouth Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Plymouth Marital Status by Race

Plymouth Veterans

175

Number of Veterans

138

Male Veterans

37

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam106
First Gulf War17
Korea10
World War II3
Second Gulf War
Age Group Veterans
55 to 64101
35 to 5439
65 to 7422
75+13
18 to 34
Name Veterans % of Total
Black1268.04%
White495.51%

$Plymouth Veterans by Education

33.14%

Veteran Poverty Rate

73.37%

Veteran Disability Rate

Plymouth Employment Status

52.5%

Labor Force Participation

46.2%

Employment Rate

9.9%

Unemployment Rate

Plymouth 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

90.46%

Born in North Carolina

100.00%

Native Born

0.00%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

100.00% of Plymouth residents were born in the United States, with 90.46% 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.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20203,373-37-1.09%
20193,410-37-1.07%
20183,447-50-1.43%
20173,497-37-1.05%
20163,534-52-1.45%
20153,586-64-1.75%
20143,650-62-1.67%
20133,712-1-0.03%
20123,713-72-1.90%
20113,785-64-1.66%
20103,849-258-0.65%
20004,107-221-0.52%
19904,328-243-0.54%
19804,571-203-0.43%
19704,7741080.23%
19604,6661800.39%
19504,4860.00%