Alexander County, North Carolina Population 2024

36,602

Alexander County, North Carolina's estimated 2024 population is 36,602 with a growth rate of 0.12% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Alexander County, North Carolina is the 67th largest county in North Carolina. The 2010 population was 37,232 and has seen a growth of -1.69% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202936,827450.12%
202836,782450.12%
202736,737450.12%
202636,692450.12%
202536,647450.12%
202436,602450.12%
202336,557450.12%
202236,512450.12%
202136,467-15-0.04%
202036,482-935-2.5%
201937,4171450.39%
201837,2721670.45%
201737,105-15-0.04%
201637,1201600.43%
201536,960-33-0.09%
201436,993-23-0.06%
201337,016900.24%
201236,926-103-0.28%
201137,029-203-0.55%
201037,232
199027,5442,54510.18%
198024,9995,53328.42%
197019,4663,84124.58%
196015,6251,0717.36%
195014,5541,1008.18%
194013,4545324.12%
193012,9227105.81%
192012,2126205.35%
191011,5926325.77%
190010,9601,53016.22%
18909,4301,07512.87%
18808,3551,48721.65%
18706,86884614.05%
18606,02280215.36%
18505,220-31,607-85.83%
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2024 Growth Rate
0.12% (45)
County Website
Alexander County
County Seat
2020 Population
36,482
Area
260 mi²
Density
141 people/mi²
Growth Since 2020
0.33% (120)
Founded
1847

Alexander County, North Carolina Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White32,09387.91%
Black or African American1,5974.37%
Two or more races1,2533.43%
Other race7932.17%
Asian3931.08%
Native American3761.03%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
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White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Other race

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Alexander County, North Carolina Population by Race

Alexander County, North Carolina Population Pyramid 2024

Alexander County, North Carolina Median Age

43.9

Total

41.7

Male

45.9

Female

Alexander County, North Carolina Adults

There are 29,325 adults, (7,430 of whom are seniors) in Alexander County, North Carolina.

Alexander County, North Carolina Age Dependency

66.7

Age Dependency Ratio

33.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

32.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Alexander County, North Carolina Sex Ratio

Female17,60948.24%
Male18,89651.76%

Alexander County, North Carolina Population by Age

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

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All13,7612.5681.218.8
Married7,7283.0888.311.7
Non Family4,0271.2674.125.9
Female1,4323.2566.533.5
Male5743.027327
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3.02

Average Family Size

2.56

Average Household Size

81.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Alexander County, North Carolina Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Alexander County, North Carolina Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Alexander County, North Carolina Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 81.35%.

Alexander County, North Carolina Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$40,609

Average Earnings

$45,118

Average Male

$36,155

Average Female

Alexander County, North Carolina Earnings by Educational Attainment

Alexander County, North Carolina Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Alexander County, North Carolina Language

94.09% of Alexander County, North Carolina residents speak only English, while 5.91% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.24% 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
White30,6513,12710.2%
Black1,11352046.72%
Hispanic1,86244623.95%
Multiple1,17320717.65%
Other74212616.98%
Asian393184.58%
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12.25%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.19%

Male Poverty Rate

13.33%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Alexander County, North Carolina

The race most likely to be in poverty in Alexander County, North Carolina is Black, with 46.72% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Alexander County, North Carolina is Asian, with 4.58% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.3%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.11%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 16.75%.

Alexander County, North Carolina Poverty

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade19.96%
High School10.22%
Some College9.88%
Bachelors or Greater2.18%
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Alexander County, North Carolina Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed16.04%
Male Unemployed15.75%
Female Employed7.6%
Male Employed4.59%
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Alexander County, North Carolina Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Alexander County, North Carolina Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Alexander County, North Carolina Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

53.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.4%

Male Marriage Rate

53.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Alexander County, North Carolina Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Alexander 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 45-54.

Alexander County, North Carolina Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Alexander County, North Carolina Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

1,847

Number of Veterans

1,729

Male Veterans

118

Female Veterans

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Alexander County, North Carolina Veterans by War

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Alexander County, North Carolina Veterans by Age

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Alexander County, North Carolina Veterans by Race

Alexander County, North Carolina Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

5.38%

Veteran Poverty Rate

45.93%

Veteran Disability Rate

Alexander County, North Carolina Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

58.1%

Labor Force Participation

54.8%

Employment Rate

5.6%

Unemployment Rate

Alexander County, North Carolina Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Alexander County, North Carolina Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Alexander County, North Carolina Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

75.04%

Born in Alexander County, North Carolina

97.46%

Native Born

2.54%

Foreign Born

1.12%

Non Citizen

1.42%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.46% of Alexander County, North Carolina residents were born in the United States, with 75.04% having been born in North Carolina. 1.12% 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

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