Bertie County, North Carolina Population 2024

16,870

Bertie County, North Carolina's estimated 2024 population is 16,870 with a growth rate of -1.08% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Bertie County, North Carolina is the 85th largest county in North Carolina. The 2010 population was 21,244 and has seen a growth of -20.59% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202915,945-185-1.15%
202816,130-185-1.13%
202716,315-185-1.12%
202616,500-185-1.11%
202516,685-185-1.1%
202416,870-185-1.08%
202317,055-185-1.07%
202217,240-185-1.06%
202117,425-437-2.45%
202017,862-1,100-5.8%
201918,962-110-0.58%
201819,072-174-0.9%
201719,246-168-0.87%
201619,414-753-3.73%
201520,167-150-0.74%
201420,317-8-0.04%
201320,325-165-0.81%
201220,490-365-1.75%
201120,855-389-1.83%
201021,244
199020,388-636-3.03%
198021,0244962.42%
197020,528-3,822-15.7%
196024,350-2,089-7.9%
195026,4392380.91%
194026,2013571.38%
193025,8441,8517.71%
192023,9939544.14%
191023,0392,50112.18%
190020,5381,3627.1%
189019,1762,77716.93%
188016,3993,44926.63%
187012,950-1,360-9.5%
186014,3101,45911.35%
185012,8516765.55%
184012,175-87-0.71%
183012,2621,45713.48%
182010,805-413-3.68%
181011,218-31-0.28%
180011,249-1,357-10.76%
179012,606-3,339-20.94%
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2024 Growth Rate
-1.08% (-185)
County Website
Bertie County
County Seat
2010 Population
21,244
Area
699 mi²
Density
24 people/mi²
Growth Since 2010
-20.59% (-4,374)
Founded
1739

Bertie County, North Carolina Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
Black or African American10,98761.66%
White6,18834.73%
Two or more races4032.26%
Asian1360.76%
Other race520.29%
Native American510.29%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander10.01%
showing: 7 rows

Black or African American

White

Two or more races

Asian

Other race

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Bertie County, North Carolina Population by Race

Bertie County, North Carolina Population Pyramid 2024

Bertie County, North Carolina Median Age

45.9

Total

41.5

Male

51.7

Female

Bertie County, North Carolina Adults

There are 14,780 adults, (4,253 of whom are seniors) in Bertie County, North Carolina.

Bertie County, North Carolina Age Dependency

69.3

Age Dependency Ratio

40.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

28.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Bertie County, North Carolina Sex Ratio

Female8,59148.22%
Male9,22751.78%

Bertie County, North Carolina Population by Age

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

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All6,9842.3374.925.1
Married2,8352.868218
Non Family2,7201.1169.830.2
Female1,1623.6271.328.7
Male2673.5568.231.8
showing: 5 rows

3.06

Average Family Size

2.33

Average Household Size

74.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Bertie 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

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

Bertie 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 islander people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 25.74%.

Bertie County, North Carolina Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$33,873

Average Earnings

$31,894

Average Male

$36,476

Average Female

Bertie County, North Carolina Earnings by Educational Attainment

Bertie County, North Carolina Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Bertie County, North Carolina Language

97.68% of Bertie County, North Carolina residents speak only English, while 2.32% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.02% of the population.

Bertie County, North Carolina Language

Bertie County, North Carolina Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Black10,2133,00929.46%
White5,6254618.2%
Hispanic1755430.86%
Multiple2833010.6%
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21.41%

Overall Poverty Rate

21.33%

Male Poverty Rate

21.49%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Bertie County, North Carolina

The race most likely to be in poverty in Bertie County, North Carolina is Hispanic, with 30.86% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Bertie County, North Carolina is White, with 8.2% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 9.49%. Among those working part-time, it was 28.2%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 24.42%.

Bertie County, North Carolina Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade40.45%
High School18.27%
Some College14.59%
Bachelors or Greater4.01%
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Bertie County, North Carolina Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed62.82%
Female Unemployed33.5%
Male Employed15.13%
Female Employed13.94%
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Bertie County, North Carolina Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Bertie County, North Carolina Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Bertie County, North Carolina Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

39.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

38.9%

Male Marriage Rate

40.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Bertie County, North Carolina Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Bertie 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 55-64.

Bertie County, North Carolina Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Bertie County, North Carolina Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

969

Number of Veterans

874

Male Veterans

95

Female Veterans

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Bertie County, North Carolina Veterans by War

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Bertie County, North Carolina Veterans by Age

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Bertie County, North Carolina Veterans by Race

Bertie County, North Carolina Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

10.76%

Veteran Poverty Rate

40.8%

Veteran Disability Rate

Bertie County, North Carolina Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

44.4%

Labor Force Participation

41.5%

Employment Rate

6.4%

Unemployment Rate

Bertie County, North Carolina Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Bertie County, North Carolina Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Bertie 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

83.04%

Born in Bertie County, North Carolina

99.12%

Native Born

0.88%

Foreign Born

0.42%

Non Citizen

0.46%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.12% of Bertie County, North Carolina residents were born in the United States, with 83.04% having been born in North Carolina. 0.42% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Bertie County, North Carolina Place of Birth

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