Alamance County, North Carolina Population 2020

Alamance County, North Carolina's estimated population is 172,250 with a growth rate of 1.72% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Alamance County, North Carolina is the 16th largest county in North Carolina.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2020172,2502,9071.72%
2019169,3432,9071.75%
2018166,4362,9071.78%
2017163,5293,1371.96%
2016160,3923,2922.10%
2015157,1001,6751.08%
2014155,4251,2260.80%
2013154,1999170.60%
2012153,2825860.38%
2011152,6961,2560.83%
2010151,44043,22739.95%
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%

Alamance County, North Carolina Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White112,78670.24%
Black or African American30,74219.14%
Some Other Race9,9336.19%
Two or More Races4,0802.54%
Asian2,5091.56%
American Indian and Alaska Native4620.29%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander640.04%

Alamance County, North Carolina Population Pyramid 2020

Alamance County, North Carolina Median Age

39.5


Total

38.1


Male

40.7


Female

Alamance County, North Carolina Adults

There are 124,373 adults, (26,307 of whom are seniors) in Alamance County, North Carolina.

Alamance County, North Carolina Age Dependency

63.7

Age Dependency Ratio

26.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Alamance County, North Carolina Sex Ratio

Female

84,317

52.51%

Male

76,259

47.49%

Alamance County, North Carolina Households and Families

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

Alamance County, North Carolina Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married81.8%18.2%
All65%35%
Non Family52.9%47.1%
Male51.3%48.7%
Female47.2%52.8%

65.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All64,0592.4365
Married28,9773.0681.8
Non Family22,7501.2252.9
Female9,5033.247.2
Male2,8293.1551.3

3.02

Average Family Size

2.43

Average Household Size

5.5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Alamance County, North Carolina Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade6,1015.65%
9th to 12th Grade9,5288.82%
High School Graduate29,78427.57%
Some College25,77423.86%
Associates Degree10,96310.15%
Bachelors Degree18,09816.75%
Graduate Degree7,7837.20%

Alamance County, North Carolina Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White74,80467,89320,860
Black20,51317,0553,280
Hispanic9,4514,719688
Other Race4,7202,419177
Asian1,6681,291689
Multiple Races1,4911,245342
Native American384315103
Islander46438

The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 93.48%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 41.31%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$34,264$39,638$29,814
Less Than High School$21,610$24,651$17,113
High School Grad$28,580$34,738$21,774
Some College$34,499$41,220$29,710
Bachelors Degree$46,750$55,286$41,041
Graduate Degree$56,654$66,741$50,232

$34,264

Average Earnings

$39,638

Average Male

$29,814

Average Female

Alamance County, North Carolina Language

Alamance County, North Carolina Language by Age

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 10.24% of the population.

Alamance County, North Carolina Poverty

Alamance County, North Carolina Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White100,59211,69811.63%
Black30,1267,52824.99%
Hispanic19,5535,93530.35%
Other9,8512,98730.32%
Multiple3,9411,05626.80%
Asian2,3252329.98%
Native45010022.22%
Islander6457.81%

16.82%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.72%

Male Poverty Rate

18.74%

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 30.35% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Alamance County, North Carolina is Islander, with 7.81% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.62%. Among those working part-time, it was 21.88%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.28%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School29.04%
High School15.88%
Some College9.75%
Bachelors or Greater3.58%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed45.32%
Male Unemployed37.80%
Female Employed10.77%
Male Employed6.80%

Alamance County, North Carolina Income

Alamance County, North Carolina Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$45,735$64,199
Families$60,072$77,926
Married Families$77,292$92,889
Non Families$27,743$36,710

Alamance County, North Carolina Marital Status

Alamance County, North Carolina Marital Status

Marriage Rates

46.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.9%

Male Marriage Rate

43.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Alamance County, North Carolina Married by Age and Sex

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

Alamance County, North Carolina Veterans

9,099

Number of Veterans

8,233

Male Veterans

866

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam3,189
First Gulf War1,358
Second Gulf War1,061
Korea798
World War II373
Age Group Veterans
65 to 742,321
75+2,195
55 to 642,044
35 to 541,860
18 to 34679
Name Veterans % of Total
White7,0467.79%
Black1,6987.22%
Hispanic2271.95%
2 or More20110.04%
Indian6815.85%
Other490.84%
Asian261.34%
Hawaiian1120.75%

$Alamance County, North Carolina Veterans by Education

7.38%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.96%

Veteran Disability Rate

Alamance County, North Carolina Employment Status

62.4%

Labor Force Participation

58.8%

Employment Rate

5.7%

Unemployment Rate

Alamance County, North Carolina 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

65.55%

Born in North Carolina

92.12%

Native Born

7.88%

Foreign Born

5.50%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

92.12% of Alamance County, North Carolina residents were born in the United States, with 65.55% having been born in North Carolina. 5.50% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

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