Alamance County, North Carolina Population 2022

Alamance County, North Carolina's estimated population is 178,494 with a growth rate of 1.71% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Alamance County, North Carolina is the 17th largest county in North Carolina. The 2010 Population was 151,431 and has seen a growth of 17.87% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
185011,4440.00%
186011,8524083.57%
187011,874220.19%
188014,6132,73923.07%
189018,2713,65825.03%
190025,6657,39440.47%
191028,7123,04711.87%
192032,7184,00613.95%
193042,1409,42228.80%
194057,42715,28736.28%
195071,22013,79324.02%
196085,67414,45420.29%
197096,36210,68812.48%
198099,3192,9573.07%
1990108,2138,8948.95%
2010151,43143,21839.94%
2011152,6921,2610.83%
2012153,2655730.38%
2013154,1628970.59%
2014155,3841,2220.79%
2015157,0371,6531.06%
2016160,2833,2462.07%
2017163,2762,9931.87%
2018166,5143,2381.98%
2019169,5092,9951.80%
2020172,5042,9951.77%
2021175,4992,9951.74%
2022178,4942,9951.71%
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Alamance County, North Carolina Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White114,42968.87%
Black or African American32,91719.81%
American Indian and Alaska Native6880.41%
Asian2,6791.61%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander540.03%
Some Other Race10,1046.08%
Two or More Races5,2733.17%
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Alamance County, North Carolina Population by Race

Alamance County, North Carolina Population Pyramid 2022

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Alamance County, North Carolina Median Age

39.1


Total

37.9


Male

40


Female

Alamance County, North Carolina Adults

There are 129,267 adults, (27,867 of whom are seniors) in Alamance County, North Carolina.

Alamance County, North Carolina Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

27.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Alamance County, North Carolina Sex Ratio

Female

87,290

52.54%

Male

78,854

47.46%

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
Married83.8%16.2%
All66.5%33.5%
Non Family53.8%46.2%
Female47.8%52.2%
Male46.9%53.1%

66.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Alamance County, North Carolina Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All65,4552.4766.5
Married30,1793.0983.8
Male2,8863.4646.9
Female9,0643.2347.8
Non Family23,3261.2553.8

3.06

Average Family Size

2.47

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 Grade5,4104.84%
9th to 12th Grade8,5627.67%
High School Graduate31,19627.93%
Some College25,99023.27%
Associates Degree12,23410.95%
Bachelors Degree19,50417.46%
Graduate Degree8,7977.88%
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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
Asian1,7301,374907
White75,64469,78722,524
2+ Races1,9741,731569
Native American48137997
Islander40377
Black22,17219,4943,410
Hispanic10,1245,203982
Other Race5,1142,692312

The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 92.50%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 52.43%.

Alamance County, North Carolina Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$37,279$42,239$33,431
Less Than 9th Grade$23,621$26,581$18,738
High School Graduate$30,000$34,589$21,941
Some College$37,042$44,184$32,775
Bachelors Degree$50,009$59,996$43,936
Graduate Degree$62,820$75,203$57,955

$37,279

Average Earnings

$42,239

Average Male

$33,431

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

87.41% of Alamance County, North Carolina residents speak only English, while 12.59% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 10.45% 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
Black32,2248,03424.93%
Hispanic20,7845,05424.32%
Multiple5,1271,13522.14%
Asian2,47449620.05%
Native6819013.22%
White101,49710,70110.54%
Islander5435.56%
Other1,869NaN%

15.42%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.44%

Male Poverty Rate

17.23%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Alamance County, North Carolina

The race most likely to be in poverty in Alamance County, North Carolina is Black, with 24.93% below the poverty level.

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

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.97%. Among those working part-time, it was 19.74%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.16%.

Alamance County, North Carolina Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade28.62%
High School15.54%
Some College9.54%
Bachelors or Greater3.27%

Alamance County, North Carolina Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed4.69%
Male Unemployed39.09%
Female Employed8.57%
Female Unemployed56.30%

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$51,580$69,461
Families$66,737$83,335
Married Families$82,291$99,706
Non Families$31,205$41,321
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Income by Household Type

Alamance County, North Carolina Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

47.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.5%

Male Marriage Rate

43.9%

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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9,109

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War1,330
First Gulf War1,536
Vietnam3,341
Korea754
World War II188

Alamance County, North Carolina Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34719
35 to 541,854
55 to 641,892
65 to 742,277
75+2,367

Alamance County, North Carolina Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White6,7927.37%
Black1,8707.37%
Native American5410.00%
Asian452.11%
Islander1428.00%
Other Race500.80%
2+ Races28410.94%
Hispanic2522.00%

Alamance County, North Carolina Veterans by Race

Alamance County, North Carolina Veterans by Education

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8.20%

Veteran Poverty Rate

33.66%

Veteran Disability Rate

Alamance County, North Carolina Veterans by Education

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61.6%

Labor Force Participation

58.3%

Employment Rate

5.2%

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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64.22%

Born in Alamance County, North Carolina

91.99%

Native Born

8.01%

Foreign Born

5.33%

Non Citizen

2.68%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

91.99% of Alamance County, North Carolina residents were born in the United States, with 64.22% having been born in North Carolina. 5.33% 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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