Alleghany County, North Carolina Population 2020

Alleghany County, North Carolina's estimated population is 11,437 with a growth rate of 1.22% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Alleghany County, North Carolina is the 94th largest county in North Carolina.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202011,4371381.22%
201911,2991381.24%
201811,1611381.25%
201711,023970.89%
201610,926650.60%
201510,861-34-0.31%
201410,895-10-0.09%
201310,905-40-0.37%
201210,945-72-0.65%
201111,017-122-1.10%
201011,1391,54916.15%
19909,59030.03%
19809,5871,45317.86%
19708,1344005.17%
19607,734-421-5.16%
19508,155-186-2.23%
19408,3411,15516.07%
19307,186-217-2.93%
19207,403-342-4.42%
19107,745-14-0.18%
19007,7591,23618.95%
18906,5231,03718.90%
18805,4861,79548.63%
18703,6911012.81%
18603,5900.00%

Alleghany County, North Carolina Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White10,34694.29%
Black or African American2662.42%
Some Other Race2091.90%
Two or More Races830.76%
American Indian and Alaska Native370.34%
Asian310.28%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander10.01%

Alleghany County, North Carolina Population Pyramid 2020

Alleghany County, North Carolina Median Age

49.5


Total

47.9


Male

51.1


Female

Alleghany County, North Carolina Adults

There are 9,030 adults, (2,802 of whom are seniors) in Alleghany County, North Carolina.

Alleghany County, North Carolina Age Dependency

76.2

Age Dependency Ratio

45

Old Age Dependency Ratio

31.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Alleghany County, North Carolina Sex Ratio

Female

5,587

50.92%

Male

5,386

49.08%

Alleghany County, North Carolina Households and Families

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

Alleghany County, North Carolina Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married85.6%14.4%
All75%25%
Male70.7%29.3%
Non Family69.3%30.7%
Female36.5%63.5%

75.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4,7462.2875
Married2,5812.6685.6
Non Family1,4841.1269.3
Female4663.5236.5
Male215370.7

2.73

Average Family Size

2.28

Average Household Size

4.8%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Alleghany County, North Carolina Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade5756.98%
9th to 12th Grade1,35116.39%
High School Graduate2,43029.48%
Some College1,80321.87%
Associates Degree7108.61%
Bachelors Degree86110.45%
Graduate Degree5136.22%

Alleghany County, North Carolina Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White7,4085,8161,270
Hispanic61228753
Black18117751
Other Race11114
Multiple Races383818
Native American2525
Asian2111

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among multiple races people with a rate of 47.37%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$23,758$26,607$20,370
Less Than High School$17,921$19,462$9,925
High School Grad$22,765$31,271$14,844
Some College$25,750$30,372$23,546
Bachelors Degree$41,875$38,750$44,453
Graduate Degree$26,579$38,523$25,240

$23,758

Average Earnings

$26,607

Average Male

$20,370

Average Female

Alleghany County, North Carolina Language

Alleghany County, North Carolina Language by Age

Alleghany County, North Carolina Language

93.14% of Alleghany County, North Carolina residents speak only English, while 6.86% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 6.62% of the population.

Alleghany County, North Carolina Poverty

Alleghany County, North Carolina Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White9,4501,86519.74%
Hispanic1,05068565.24%
Other20915473.68%
Black25010240.80%
Multiple832934.94%
Asian26519.23%
Native3725.41%
Islander11100.00%

24.64%

Overall Poverty Rate

22.16%

Male Poverty Rate

27.00%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Alleghany County, North Carolina

The race most likely to be in poverty in Alleghany County, North Carolina is Islander, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Alleghany County, North Carolina is Native, with 5.41% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 10.10%. Among those working part-time, it was 25.51%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 28.30%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School38.05%
High School19.32%
Some College15.83%
Bachelors or Greater2.92%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed60.00%
Male Unemployed34.45%
Male Employed14.60%
Female Employed13.14%

Alleghany County, North Carolina Income

Alleghany County, North Carolina Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$37,558$48,505
Families$44,276$56,624
Married Families$50,202-
Non Families$19,886$28,770

Alleghany County, North Carolina Marital Status

Alleghany County, North Carolina Marital Status

Marriage Rates

57.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

58.9%

Male Marriage Rate

56.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Alleghany County, North Carolina Married by Age and Sex

Alleghany 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.

Alleghany County, North Carolina Marital Status by Race

Alleghany County, North Carolina Veterans

845

Number of Veterans

798

Male Veterans

47

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam462
Korea142
Second Gulf War54
First Gulf War49
World War II17
Age Group Veterans
65 to 74377
75+249
55 to 64116
35 to 5478
18 to 3425
Name Veterans % of Total
White8009.30%
Black3116.15%
Hispanic121.79%
2 or More1225.00%
Indian28.00%

$Alleghany County, North Carolina Veterans by Education

5.06%

Veteran Poverty Rate

48.07%

Veteran Disability Rate

Alleghany County, North Carolina Employment Status

51.9%

Labor Force Participation

48.9%

Employment Rate

5.9%

Unemployment Rate

Alleghany 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

60.51%

Born in North Carolina

95.13%

Native Born

4.87%

Foreign Born

3.62%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

95.13% of Alleghany County, North Carolina residents were born in the United States, with 60.51% having been born in North Carolina. 3.62% 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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