Cabarrus County, North Carolina Population 2020

Cabarrus County, North Carolina's estimated population is 220,578 with a growth rate of 2.14% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Cabarrus County, North Carolina is the 11th largest county in North Carolina.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2020220,5784,6182.14%
2019215,9604,6182.19%
2018211,3424,6182.23%
2017206,7245,2542.61%
2016201,4705,2552.68%
2015196,2154,7252.47%
2014191,4904,4542.38%
2013187,0362,9091.58%
2012184,1272,9931.65%
2011181,1342,5991.46%
2010178,53579,60080.46%
199098,93513,04015.18%
198085,89511,26615.10%
197074,6296,4929.53%
196068,1374,3546.83%
195063,7834,3907.39%
194059,39315,06233.98%
193044,33110,60131.43%
192033,7307,49028.54%
191026,2403,78416.85%
190022,4564,31423.78%
189018,1423,17821.24%
188014,9643,01025.18%
187011,9541,40813.35%
186010,5467998.20%
18509,7474885.27%
18409,2594495.10%
18308,8101,56221.55%
18207,2481,09017.70%
18106,1581,06420.89%
18005,0940.00%

Cabarrus County, North Carolina Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White144,19271.58%
Black or African American35,63417.69%
Some Other Race9,3574.64%
Asian6,8373.39%
Two or More Races4,6432.30%
American Indian and Alaska Native6710.33%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander1140.06%

Cabarrus County, North Carolina Population Pyramid 2020

Cabarrus County, North Carolina Median Age

37.9


Total

36.8


Male

38.9


Female

Cabarrus County, North Carolina Adults

There are 149,062 adults, (25,749 of whom are seniors) in Cabarrus County, North Carolina.

Cabarrus County, North Carolina Age Dependency

63.4

Age Dependency Ratio

20.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

42.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Cabarrus County, North Carolina Sex Ratio

Female

103,354

51.31%

Male

98,094

48.69%

Cabarrus County, North Carolina Households and Families

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

Cabarrus County, North Carolina Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married85.4%14.6%
All71.5%28.5%
Non Family58.4%41.6%
Male51.3%48.7%
Female45.6%54.4%

71.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All72,2992.7671.5
Married40,2383.3185.4
Non Family19,2931.2258.4
Female9,1243.3945.6
Male3,6443.2951.3

3.24

Average Family Size

2.76

Average Household Size

5.3%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Cabarrus County, North Carolina Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4,6493.49%
9th to 12th Grade8,6536.50%
High School Graduate33,48525.17%
Some College31,64423.78%
Associates Degree13,1529.88%
Bachelors Degree27,44620.63%
Graduate Degree14,02610.54%

Cabarrus County, North Carolina Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White95,65788,11930,352
Black21,83419,5566,016
Hispanic9,5606,3031,392
Asian4,6324,4533,367
Other Race4,5562,904366
Multiple Races1,5981,492349
Native American40727947
Islander11411443

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 72.69%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$40,630$48,043$33,919
Less Than High School$25,187$29,588$16,990
High School Grad$30,389$34,771$22,732
Some College$37,123$46,435$30,081
Bachelors Degree$54,061$69,710$45,263
Graduate Degree$67,212$105,366$51,424

$40,630

Average Earnings

$48,043

Average Male

$33,919

Average Female

Cabarrus County, North Carolina Language

Cabarrus County, North Carolina Language by Age

Cabarrus County, North Carolina Language

87.40% of Cabarrus County, North Carolina residents speak only English, while 12.60% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 8.28% of the population.

Cabarrus County, North Carolina Poverty

Cabarrus County, North Carolina Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White133,47410,2587.69%
Black35,1695,39015.33%
Hispanic20,4175,31326.02%
Other9,2752,85830.81%
Multiple4,61277716.85%
Asian6,8362213.23%
Native627325.10%

10.93%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.63%

Male Poverty Rate

12.17%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Cabarrus County, North Carolina

The race most likely to be in poverty in Cabarrus County, North Carolina is Other, with 30.81% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Cabarrus County, North Carolina is Asian, with 3.23% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.36%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.16%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 16.36%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School21.67%
High School9.99%
Some College8.35%
Bachelors or Greater3.09%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed28.64%
Male Unemployed20.68%
Female Employed6.38%
Male Employed4.73%

Cabarrus County, North Carolina Income

Cabarrus County, North Carolina Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$64,174$83,654
Families$77,577$95,592
Married Families$91,443$110,775
Non Families$35,687$46,737

Cabarrus County, North Carolina Marital Status

Cabarrus County, North Carolina Marital Status

Marriage Rates

53.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

57.3%

Male Marriage Rate

50.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Cabarrus County, North Carolina Married by Age and Sex

Cabarrus County, North Carolina Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Cabarrus County, North Carolina Marital Status by Race

Cabarrus County, North Carolina Veterans

12,024

Number of Veterans

10,951

Male Veterans

1,073

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam4,185
First Gulf War3,223
Second Gulf War2,137
Korea822
World War II281
Age Group Veterans
35 to 543,845
65 to 742,986
75+2,143
55 to 641,984
18 to 341,066
Name Veterans % of Total
White10,1529.21%
Black1,5426.11%
Hispanic4984.22%
2 or More1275.76%
Asian771.59%
Other691.18%
Hawaiian4337.72%
Indian143.21%

$Cabarrus County, North Carolina Veterans by Education

5.22%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.81%

Veteran Disability Rate

Cabarrus County, North Carolina Employment Status

68.3%

Labor Force Participation

64.1%

Employment Rate

6%

Unemployment Rate

Cabarrus 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

52.54%

Born in North Carolina

92.04%

Native Born

7.96%

Foreign Born

4.89%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

92.04% of Cabarrus County, North Carolina residents were born in the United States, with 52.54% having been born in North Carolina. 4.89% 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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