Alamance County, North Carolina Population 2021

Alamance County, North Carolina's estimated population is 175,499 with a growth rate of 1.74% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Alamance County, North Carolina is the 17th largest county inNorth Carolina. The 2010 Population was 151,431 and has seen a growth of 15.89% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2021175,4992,9951.74%
2020172,5042,9951.77%
2019169,5092,9951.80%
2018166,5143,2381.98%
2017163,2762,9931.87%
2016160,2833,2462.07%
2015157,0371,6531.06%
2014155,3841,2220.79%
2013154,1628970.59%
2012153,2655730.38%
2011152,6921,2610.83%
2010151,43143,21839.94%
1990108,2138,8948.95%
198099,3192,9573.07%
197096,36210,68812.48%
196085,67414,45420.29%
195071,22013,79324.02%
194057,42715,28736.28%
193042,1409,42228.80%
192032,7184,00613.95%
191028,7123,04711.87%
190025,6657,39440.47%
189018,2713,65825.03%
188014,6132,73923.07%
187011,874220.19%
186011,8524083.57%
185011,4440.00%
2021 Growth Rate
1.74% (2,995)
County Website
Founded
January 29, 1849
County Seat
2010 Population
151,431
Growth Since 2010
15.89% (24,068)
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Alamance County, North Carolina Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White113,95369.77%
Black or African American31,92619.55%
Some Other Race10,1926.24%
Two or More Races3,9172.40%
Asian2,6021.59%
American Indian and Alaska Native6680.41%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander660.04%
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Alamance County, North Carolina Population by Race

Alamance County, North Carolina Population Pyramid $2021

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Alamance County, North Carolina Median Age

39.1


Total

38.1


Male

40.1


Female

Alamance County, North Carolina Adults

There are 126,786 adults, (27,165 of whom are seniors) in Alamance County, North Carolina.

Alamance County, North Carolina Age Dependency

63.9

Age Dependency Ratio

27.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Alamance County, North Carolina Sex Ratio

Female

85,782

52.52%

Male

77,542

47.48%

Alamance County, North Carolina Population by Age

Alamance County, North Carolina Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Alamance County, North Carolina Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female45.6%54.4%
Male45.9%54.1%
Non Family53.2%46.8%
All65.2%34.8%
Married82.3%17.7%

65.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Alamance County, North Carolina Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All64,4392.4665.2
Married29,6603.0882.3
Non Family22,6841.2453.2
Female9,2093.2145.6
Male2,8863.3745.9

3.04

Average Family Size

2.46

Average Household Size

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Alamance County, North Carolina Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade5,8875.36%
9th to 12th Grade9,1598.34%
High School Graduate30,38627.66%
Some College25,66623.36%
Associates Degree11,48410.45%
Bachelors Degree19,09817.38%
Graduate Degree8,1927.46%
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Alamance County, North Carolina Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Alamance County, North Carolina Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White75,47768,86821,738
Black21,28818,1853,542
Hispanic9,7664,894722
Other Race4,7072,381215
Asian1,7271,380809
2+ Races1,5181,286389
Native American482373113
Islander474411

The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 93.62%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 46.84%.

Alamance County, North Carolina Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,868$40,692$30,989
Less Than 9th Grade$22,618$26,819$17,077
High School Graduate$29,143$35,381$21,656
Some College$36,043$41,899$31,045
Bachelors Degree$49,852$57,674$43,810
Graduate Degree$58,500$68,415$52,166

$35,868

Average Earnings

$40,692

Average Male

$30,989

Average Female

Alamance County, North Carolina Earnings by Educational Attainment

Alamance County, North Carolina Language by Age

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Alamance County, North Carolina Language

87.43% of Alamance County, North Carolina residents speak only English, while 12.57% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 10.44% of the population.

Alamance County, North Carolina Language

Alamance County, North Carolina Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White101,44010,99410.84%
Black31,3608,09725.82%
Hispanic20,1565,61027.83%
Other10,0882,72727.03%
Multiple3,79594024.77%
Asian2,39526911.23%
Native65711016.74%
Islander6657.58%

16.13%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.11%

Male Poverty Rate

17.97%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Alamance County, North Carolina

The race most likely to be in poverty in Alamance County, North Carolina is Hispanic, with 27.83% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Alamance County, North Carolina is Islander, with 7.58% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.42%. Among those working part-time, it was 21.80%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.03%.

Alamance County, North Carolina Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade27.17%
High School14.74%
Some College10.08%
Bachelors or Greater3.24%

Alamance County, North Carolina Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed50.71%
Male Unemployed42.00%
Female Employed10.49%
Male Employed5.76%

Alamance County, North Carolina Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Alamance County, North Carolina Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$49,688$67,667
Families$65,056$81,178
Married Families$81,087$97,071
Non Families$30,526$39,760
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Income by Household Type

Alamance County, North Carolina Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

47.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.1%

Male Marriage Rate

43.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Alamance County, North Carolina Married by Age and Sex

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Alamance County, North Carolina Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Alamance County, North Carolina Marital Status by Race

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Alamance County, North Carolina Marital Status

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9,184

Number of Veterans

8,397

Male Veterans

787

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam3,405
First Gulf War1,467
Second Gulf War1,207
Korea719
World War II266

Alamance County, North Carolina Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 742,448
75+2,253
35 to 541,949
55 to 641,813
18 to 34721

Alamance County, North Carolina Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White6,9147.54%
Black1,8567.64%
Hispanic2432.00%
2+ Races23010.85%
Native American6812.41%
Asian542.63%
Other Race460.78%
Islander1628.07%

Alamance County, North Carolina Veterans by Race

Alamance County, North Carolina Veterans by Education

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8.56%

Veteran Poverty Rate

33.45%

Veteran Disability Rate

Alamance County, North Carolina Veterans by Education

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62.7%

Labor Force Participation

59.3%

Employment Rate

5.3%

Unemployment Rate

Alamance County, North Carolina Employment by Age

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Alamance County, North Carolina Employment by Race

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Alamance County, North Carolina 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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65.17%

Born in Alamance County, North Carolina

92.13%

Native Born

7.87%

Foreign Born

5.25%

Non Citizen

2.62%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

92.13% of Alamance County, North Carolina residents were born in the United States, with 65.17% having been born in North Carolina. 5.25% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Alamance County, North Carolina Place of Birth

  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990

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