Alexander County, North Carolina Population 2022

Alexander County, North Carolina's estimated population is 37,995 with a growth rate of 0.44% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Alexander County, North Carolina is the 66th largest county in North Carolina. The 2010 Population was 37,233 and has seen a growth of 2.05% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
18505,2200.00%
18606,02280215.36%
18706,86884614.05%
18808,3551,48721.65%
18909,4301,07512.87%
190010,9601,53016.22%
191011,5926325.77%
192012,2126205.35%
193012,9227105.81%
194013,4545324.12%
195014,5541,1008.18%
196015,6251,0717.36%
197019,4663,84124.58%
198024,9995,53328.42%
199027,5442,54510.18%
201037,2339,68935.18%
201137,026-207-0.56%
201236,922-104-0.28%
201337,012900.24%
201436,987-25-0.07%
201536,960-27-0.07%
201637,1331730.47%
201737,143100.03%
201837,3311880.51%
201937,4971660.44%
202037,6631660.44%
202137,8291660.44%
202237,9951660.44%
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Alexander County, North Carolina Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White32,67087.66%
Black or African American1,9245.16%
American Indian and Alaska Native3500.94%
Asian3941.06%
Some Other Race1,1783.16%
Two or More Races7552.03%
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Alexander County, North Carolina Population by Race

Alexander County, North Carolina Population Pyramid 2022

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Alexander County, North Carolina Median Age

43.9


Total

42.3


Male

45.9


Female

Alexander County, North Carolina Adults

There are 29,753 adults, (7,541 of whom are seniors) in Alexander County, North Carolina.

Alexander County, North Carolina Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

34

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Alexander County, North Carolina Sex Ratio

Female

18,222

48.89%

Male

19,049

51.11%

Alexander County, North Carolina Population by Age

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

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Alexander County, North Carolina Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married85.9%14.1%
All79.9%20.1%
Non Family77.2%22.8%
Female67.4%32.6%
Male63.7%36.3%

79.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Alexander County, North Carolina Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All14,0492.5679.9
Married7,6883.0385.9
Male8622.7863.7
Female1,6983.3867.4
Non Family3,8011.1977.2

2.99

Average Family Size

2.56

Average Household Size

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Alexander County, North Carolina Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,2954.82%
9th to 12th Grade3,17111.79%
High School Graduate10,74039.93%
Some College4,90118.22%
Associates Degree2,96211.01%
Bachelors Degree2,6839.98%
Graduate Degree1,1434.25%
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Alexander County, North Carolina Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Alexander County, North Carolina Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Asian186172133
White24,03520,3073,621
2+ Races19918128
Hispanic88253044
Black1,5001,155
Other Race636425
Native American16784

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 92.47%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 71.51%.

Alexander County, North Carolina Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$34,444$41,259$27,429
Less Than 9th Grade$28,466$33,023$20,583
High School Graduate$31,013$38,567$21,808
Some College$33,876$41,173$30,883
Bachelors Degree$51,075$67,781$42,690
Graduate Degree$59,773$120,536$55,303

$34,444

Average Earnings

$41,259

Average Male

$27,429

Average Female

Alexander County, North Carolina Earnings by Educational Attainment

Alexander County, North Carolina Language by Age

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Alexander County, North Carolina Language

93.98% of Alexander County, North Carolina residents speak only English, while 6.02% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.43% of the population.

Alexander County, North Carolina Language

Alexander County, North Carolina Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Multiple72835648.90%
Hispanic1,75363336.11%
Asian39412832.49%
Black1,26439531.25%
White31,6022,9199.24%
Other510NaN%

12.30%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.88%

Male Poverty Rate

13.71%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Alexander County, North Carolina

The race most likely to be in poverty in Alexander County, North Carolina is Multiple, with 48.90% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Alexander 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 2.77%. Among those working part-time, it was 11.90%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 16.79%.

Alexander County, North Carolina Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade22.66%
High School6.50%
Some College9.32%
Bachelors or Greater4.41%

Alexander County, North Carolina Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed4.41%
Male Unemployed12.36%
Female Employed5.19%
Female Unemployed33.79%

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

Alexander County, North Carolina Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$51,329$71,171
Families$63,295$81,515
Married Families$72,182-
Non Families$25,389$39,071
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Income by Household Type

Alexander County, North Carolina Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

53.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.4%

Male Marriage Rate

51.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Alexander County, North Carolina Married by Age and Sex

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Alexander County, North Carolina Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Alexander County, North Carolina Marital Status by Race

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Alexander County, North Carolina Marital Status

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1,801

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War201
First Gulf War309
Vietnam700
Korea195
World War II41

Alexander County, North Carolina Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3467
35 to 54333
55 to 64349
65 to 74617
75+435

Alexander County, North Carolina Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,7546.62%
Black472.75%

Alexander County, North Carolina Veterans by Race

Alexander County, North Carolina Veterans by Education

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4.71%

Veteran Poverty Rate

40.02%

Veteran Disability Rate

Alexander County, North Carolina Veterans by Education

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58%

Labor Force Participation

54.7%

Employment Rate

5.8%

Unemployment Rate

Alexander County, North Carolina Employment by Age

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Alexander County, North Carolina Employment by Race

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Alexander 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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74.09%

Born in Alexander County, North Carolina

96.64%

Native Born

3.36%

Foreign Born

2.11%

Non Citizen

1.24%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.64% of Alexander County, North Carolina residents were born in the United States, with 74.09% having been born in North Carolina. 2.11% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Alexander 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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