Caldwell County, North Carolina Population 2022

Caldwell County, North Carolina's estimated population is 82,634 with a growth rate of 0.18% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Caldwell County, North Carolina is the 35th largest county in North Carolina. The 2010 Population was 83,022 and has seen a growth of -0.47% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
18506,3170.00%
18607,4971,18018.68%
18708,47697913.06%
188010,2911,81521.41%
189012,2982,00719.50%
190015,6943,39627.61%
191020,5794,88531.13%
192019,984-595-2.89%
193028,0168,03240.19%
194035,7957,77927.77%
195043,3527,55721.11%
196049,5526,20014.30%
197056,6997,14714.42%
198067,74611,04719.48%
199070,7092,9634.37%
201083,02212,31317.41%
201182,451-571-0.69%
201282,081-370-0.45%
201382,048-33-0.04%
201481,667-381-0.46%
201581,518-149-0.18%
201681,7662480.30%
201781,9331670.20%
201882,026930.11%
201982,1781520.19%
202082,3301520.18%
202182,4821520.18%
202282,6341520.18%
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Caldwell County, North Carolina Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White72,50088.35%
Black or African American3,5094.28%
American Indian and Alaska Native1940.24%
Asian4280.52%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander810.10%
Some Other Race3,0393.70%
Two or More Races2,3052.81%
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Caldwell County, North Carolina Population by Race

Caldwell County, North Carolina Population Pyramid 2022

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Caldwell County, North Carolina Median Age

45.1


Total

43.7


Male

46.4


Female

Caldwell County, North Carolina Adults

There are 65,424 adults, (16,534 of whom are seniors) in Caldwell County, North Carolina.

Caldwell County, North Carolina Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

33.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34

Child Dependency Ratio

Caldwell County, North Carolina Sex Ratio

Female

41,562

50.65%

Male

40,494

49.35%

Caldwell County, North Carolina Population by Age

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

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Caldwell County, North Carolina Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married84.4%15.6%
All73.3%26.7%
Male65.5%34.5%
Non Family65.3%34.7%
Female55.1%44.9%

73.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Caldwell County, North Carolina Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All32,7982.4773.3
Married16,3073.0584.4
Male1,5843.365.5
Female4,6722.9855.1
Non Family10,2351.265.3

2.95

Average Family Size

2.47

Average Household Size

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Caldwell County, North Carolina Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3,7916.41%
9th to 12th Grade7,18312.14%
High School Graduate19,65333.23%
Some College12,82521.68%
Associates Degree6,32410.69%
Bachelors Degree6,48010.96%
Graduate Degree2,8894.88%
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Caldwell County, North Carolina Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Caldwell County, North Carolina Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Asian376376308
Native American16013360
White53,25443,7108,478
Black2,3421,910262
2+ Races78569776
Hispanic2,3031,420164
Other Race1,39479368
Islander8181

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 81.91%.

Caldwell County, North Carolina Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$33,588$38,038$29,068
Less Than 9th Grade$23,496$31,358$15,385
High School Graduate$30,429$32,859$27,873
Some College$32,461$44,437$26,227
Bachelors Degree$44,427$53,490$41,683
Graduate Degree$52,730$62,083$51,281

$33,588

Average Earnings

$38,038

Average Male

$29,068

Average Female

Caldwell County, North Carolina Earnings by Educational Attainment

Caldwell County, North Carolina Language by Age

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Caldwell County, North Carolina Language

94.73% of Caldwell County, North Carolina residents speak only English, while 5.27% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.97% of the population.

Caldwell County, North Carolina Language

Caldwell County, North Carolina Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black3,3161,08732.78%
Native1945628.87%
Hispanic4,6481,01721.88%
Multiple2,26030813.63%
White70,3178,91512.68%
Other794NaN%

14.04%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.07%

Male Poverty Rate

14.97%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Caldwell County, North Carolina

The race most likely to be in poverty in Caldwell County, North Carolina is Black, with 32.78% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Caldwell 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 3.04%. Among those working part-time, it was 19.29%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 19.23%.

Caldwell County, North Carolina Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade22.70%
High School13.93%
Some College10.04%
Bachelors or Greater2.39%

Caldwell County, North Carolina Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed6.35%
Male Unemployed29.29%
Female Employed7.80%
Female Unemployed48.74%

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

Caldwell County, North Carolina Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$46,094$60,054
Families$56,738$69,238
Married Families$68,737-
Non Families$25,349$37,005
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Income by Household Type

Caldwell County, North Carolina Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

50.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.0%

Male Marriage Rate

49.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Caldwell County, North Carolina Married by Age and Sex

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Caldwell 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 55-64.

Caldwell County, North Carolina Marital Status by Race

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Caldwell County, North Carolina Marital Status

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4,793

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War784
First Gulf War702
Vietnam2,221
Korea339
World War II109

Caldwell County, North Carolina Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34320
35 to 54972
55 to 64660
65 to 741,817
75+1,024

Caldwell County, North Carolina Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White4,2647.22%
Black1656.19%
Native American3418.99%
Islander2024.69%
Other Race140.77%
2+ Races29624.87%
Hispanic170.59%

Caldwell County, North Carolina Veterans by Race

Caldwell County, North Carolina Veterans by Education

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6.27%

Veteran Poverty Rate

26.48%

Veteran Disability Rate

Caldwell County, North Carolina Veterans by Education

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57.6%

Labor Force Participation

53.8%

Employment Rate

6.5%

Unemployment Rate

Caldwell County, North Carolina Employment by Age

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Caldwell County, North Carolina Employment by Race

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Caldwell 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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76.08%

Born in Caldwell County, North Carolina

97.15%

Native Born

2.85%

Foreign Born

1.91%

Non Citizen

0.94%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.15% of Caldwell County, North Carolina residents were born in the United States, with 76.08% having been born in North Carolina. 1.91% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Caldwell 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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