Chatham County, North Carolina Population 2024

83,370

Chatham County, North Carolina's estimated 2024 population is 83,370 with a growth rate of 2.15% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Chatham County, North Carolina is the 34th largest county in North Carolina. The 2010 population was 63,845 and has seen a growth of 30.58% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202992,1351,7531.94%
202890,3821,7531.98%
202788,6291,7532.02%
202686,8761,7532.06%
202585,1231,7532.1%
202483,3701,7532.15%
202381,6171,7532.19%
202279,8641,7532.24%
202178,1111,4411.88%
202076,6702,2513.02%
201974,4191,2481.71%
201873,1711,9232.7%
201771,2481,5682.25%
201669,6801,3732.01%
201568,3071,5992.4%
201466,7081,4322.19%
201365,2767251.12%
201264,5514310.67%
201164,1202750.43%
201063,845
199038,7595,34415.99%
198033,4153,86113.06%
197029,5542,76910.34%
196026,7851,3935.49%
195025,3926662.69%
194024,7265492.27%
193024,1773631.52%
192023,8141,1795.21%
191022,635-1,277-5.34%
190023,912-1,501-5.91%
189025,4131,9608.36%
188023,4533,73018.91%
187019,7236223.26%
186019,1016523.53%
185018,4492,20713.59%
184016,2428375.43%
183015,4052,74421.67%
182012,661-316-2.44%
181012,9771,1169.41%
180011,8612,64028.63%
17909,221-82,914-89.99%
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2024 Growth Rate
2.15% (1,753)
County Website
Chatham County
County Seat
2010 Population
63,845
Area
682 mi²
Density
122 people/mi²
Growth Since 2010
30.58% (19,525)
Founded
1771

Chatham County, North Carolina Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White57,50974.93%
Black or African American8,28010.79%
Other race5,0116.53%
Two or more races4,5325.9%
Asian1,2771.66%
Native American1450.19%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
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White

Black or African American

Other race

Two or more races

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Chatham County, North Carolina Population by Race

Chatham County, North Carolina Population Pyramid 2024

Chatham County, North Carolina Median Age

47.6

Total

46.4

Male

48.3

Female

Chatham County, North Carolina Adults

There are 61,776 adults, (19,026 of whom are seniors) in Chatham County, North Carolina.

Chatham County, North Carolina Age Dependency

79.5

Age Dependency Ratio

44.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35

Child Dependency Ratio

Chatham County, North Carolina Sex Ratio

Female39,79951.85%
Male36,95548.15%

Chatham County, North Carolina Population by Age

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

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All31,1312.4479.820.2
Married17,9242.9289.110.9
Non Family9,4061.2271.928.1
Female2,7603.1351.448.6
Male1,0413.5866.933.1
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2.9

Average Family Size

2.44

Average Household Size

79.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Chatham 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

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

Chatham 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 98.51%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 78.18%.

Chatham County, North Carolina Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$51,311

Average Earnings

$56,097

Average Male

$46,634

Average Female

Chatham County, North Carolina Earnings by Educational Attainment

Chatham County, North Carolina Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Chatham County, North Carolina Language

85.8% of Chatham County, North Carolina residents speak only English, while 14.2% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 11.3% of the population.

Chatham County, North Carolina Language

Chatham County, North Carolina Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White53,9673,2255.98%
Hispanic9,2582,07322.39%
Black8,1172,02424.94%
Other4,9151,18224.05%
Multiple4,53287719.35%
Native14510874.48%
Asian1,277181.41%
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10.38%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.67%

Male Poverty Rate

11.05%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Chatham County, North Carolina

The race most likely to be in poverty in Chatham County, North Carolina is Native, with 74.48% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Chatham County, North Carolina is Asian, with 1.41% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.13%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.67%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 14.92%.

Chatham County, North Carolina Poverty

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade31.59%
High School12.83%
Some College9.84%
Bachelors or Greater2.53%
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Chatham County, North Carolina Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed19.01%
Female Unemployed5.5%
Male Employed5.36%
Female Employed4.83%
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Chatham County, North Carolina Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Chatham County, North Carolina Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Chatham County, North Carolina Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

58.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

63.5%

Male Marriage Rate

54.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Chatham County, North Carolina Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Chatham County, North Carolina Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Chatham County, North Carolina Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Chatham County, North Carolina Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

4,385

Number of Veterans

4,030

Male Veterans

355

Female Veterans

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Chatham County, North Carolina Veterans by War

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Chatham County, North Carolina Veterans by Age

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Chatham County, North Carolina Veterans by Race

Chatham County, North Carolina Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

6.97%

Veteran Poverty Rate

25.26%

Veteran Disability Rate

Chatham County, North Carolina Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

57.2%

Labor Force Participation

55.6%

Employment Rate

2.8%

Unemployment Rate

Chatham County, North Carolina Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Chatham County, North Carolina Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Chatham 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

48.93%

Born in Chatham County, North Carolina

90.08%

Native Born

9.92%

Foreign Born

6.32%

Non Citizen

3.6%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

90.08% of Chatham County, North Carolina residents were born in the United States, with 48.93% having been born in North Carolina. 6.32% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Chatham County, North Carolina Place of Birth

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