Porters Neck, North Carolina Population 2020

7,802
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Porters Neck is a city located in North Carolina. Porters Neck has a 2020 population of 7,802. Porters Neck is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has increased by 25.76% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 6,204 in 2010. Porters Neck reached it's highest population of 7,802 in 2018.

The average household income in Porters Neck is $132,920 with a poverty rate of 5.28%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,211 per month, and the median house value is $378,700. The median age in Porters Neck is 48.7 years, 46.1 years for males, and 52.9 years for females. For every 100 females there are 98.5 males.

Porters Neck Demographics

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

  • White: 88.34%
  • Black or African American: 10.05%
  • Asian: 0.88%
  • Two or more races: 0.73%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Porters Neck, North Carolina is 7,802, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 7,802.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 6,204.

Porters Neck, North Carolina Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White6,89288.34%
Black or African American78410.05%
Asian690.88%
Two or More Races570.73%
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Porters Neck Population Pyramid 2020

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Porters Neck Median Age

48.7


Total

46.1


Male

52.9


Female

Porters Neck Adults

There are 6,403 adults, (2,315 of whom are seniors) in Porters Neck.

Porters Neck Age Dependency

90.9

Age Dependency Ratio

56.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Porters Neck Sex Ratio

Female

3,930

50.37%

Male

3,872

49.63%

Porters Neck Households and Families

Porters Neck Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Porters Neck Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Married85%15%
Female80.7%19.3%
All77.1%22.9%
Non Family50.8%49.2%

77.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,0482.4677.1
Married2,1862.7985
Non Family6931.1150.8
Female1613.780.7
Male82.38100

2.84

Average Family Size

2.46

Average Household Size

2.5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Porters Neck Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade731.24%
9th to 12th Grade1372.33%
High School Graduate81813.92%
Some College1,05617.97%
Associates Degree2985.07%
Bachelors Degree2,08335.44%
Graduate Degree1,41324.04%
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Porters Neck Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White5,1154,9803,135
Black40634997
Hispanic258258183
Asian695151
Multiple Races303030

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%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$55,691$73,418$46,528
Less Than High School$$$
High School Grad$46,604$$46,627
Some College$35,896$33,333$48,750
Bachelors Degree$72,137$88,750$43,077
Graduate Degree$98,667$125,577$50,377

$55,691

Average Earnings

$73,418

Average Male

$46,528

Average Female

Porters Neck Language

Porters Neck Language by Age

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Porters Neck Language

94.45% of Porters Neck residents speak only English, while 5.55% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.23% of the population.

Porters Neck Poverty

Porters Neck Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White6,2163555.71%
Black766405.22%

5.28%

Overall Poverty Rate

3.55%

Male Poverty Rate

7.06%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Porters Neck

The race most likely to be in poverty in Porters Neck is White, with 5.71% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Porters Neck is Black, with 5.22% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.66%. Among those working part-time, it was 6.72%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 7.48%.

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Name Poverty
Some College7.78%
High School4.87%
Bachelors or Greater4.03%
Less Than High School0.00%
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Name Poverty
Female Employed6.05%
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Male Employed0.00%

Porters Neck Income

Porters Neck Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$95,086$132,920
Families$108,802$149,782
Married Families$125,317-
Non Families$52,516$75,607
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Porters Neck Marital Status

Porters Neck Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

69.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

73.4%

Male Marriage Rate

65.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Porters Neck Married by Age and Sex

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Porters Neck Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Porters Neck Marital Status by Race

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Porters Neck Veterans

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1,005

Number of Veterans

880

Male Veterans

125

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam383
First Gulf War207
Second Gulf War176
Korea82
World War II80
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Age Group Veterans
75+333
35 to 54298
65 to 74200
55 to 6490
18 to 3484
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Name Veterans % of Total
White87615.32%
Black12930.21%
Hispanic9630.38%

Porters Neck Veterans by Education

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4.47%

Veteran Poverty Rate

12.07%

Veteran Disability Rate

Porters Neck Employment Status

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52.2%

Labor Force Participation

48.3%

Employment Rate

4%

Unemployment Rate

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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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35.32%

Born in North Carolina

94.76%

Native Born

5.24%

Foreign Born

0.82%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

94.76% of Porters Neck residents were born in the United States, with 35.32% having been born in North Carolina. 0.82% 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
20207,8020.00%
20197,8020.00%
20187,8023194.26%
20177,4834316.11%
20167,0525528.49%
20156,500240.37%
20146,4764507.47%
20136,0261532.61%
20125,873891.54%
20115,784-420-6.77%
20106,2040.00%