Chatham County, North Carolina Population 2022

Chatham County, North Carolina's estimated population is 78,499 with a growth rate of 1.74% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Chatham County, North Carolina is the 37th largest county in North Carolina. The 2010 Population was 63,845 and has seen a growth of 22.95% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
17909,2210.00%
180011,8612,64028.63%
181012,9771,1169.41%
182012,661-316-2.44%
183015,4052,74421.67%
184016,2428375.43%
185018,4492,20713.59%
186019,1016523.53%
187019,7236223.26%
188023,4533,73018.91%
189025,4131,9608.36%
190023,912-1,501-5.91%
191022,635-1,277-5.34%
192023,8141,1795.21%
193024,1773631.52%
194024,7265492.27%
195025,3926662.69%
196026,7851,3935.49%
197029,5542,76910.34%
198033,4153,86113.06%
199038,7595,34415.99%
201063,84525,08664.72%
201164,1092640.41%
201264,5274180.65%
201365,2437161.11%
201466,6691,4262.19%
201568,2631,5942.39%
201669,6421,3792.02%
201771,1891,5472.22%
201873,1271,9382.72%
201974,4701,3431.84%
202075,8131,3431.80%
202177,1561,3431.77%
202278,4991,3431.74%
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Chatham County, North Carolina Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White57,63079.10%
Black or African American8,59811.80%
American Indian and Alaska Native1300.18%
Asian1,1821.62%
Some Other Race2,6633.66%
Two or More Races2,6503.64%
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Chatham County, North Carolina Population by Race

Chatham County, North Carolina Population Pyramid 2022

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Chatham County, North Carolina Median Age

47.3


Total

46.1


Male

48.3


Female

Chatham County, North Carolina Adults

There are 58,180 adults, (17,757 of whom are seniors) in Chatham County, North Carolina.

Chatham County, North Carolina Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

43.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Chatham County, North Carolina Sex Ratio

Female

38,162

52.38%

Male

34,691

47.62%

Chatham County, North Carolina Population by Age

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

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Chatham County, North Carolina Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married88.1%11.9%
All76.9%23.1%
Non Family67.2%32.8%
Female55.2%44.8%
Male52.9%47.1%

76.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Chatham County, North Carolina Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All29,9042.4176.9
Married16,4872.9188.1
Male1,1733.3652.9
Female3,0593.155.2
Non Family9,1851.1867.2

2.88

Average Family Size

2.41

Average Household Size

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Chatham County, North Carolina Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2,5224.69%
9th to 12th Grade3,3316.19%
High School Graduate10,62319.74%
Some College9,16017.02%
Associates Degree4,6688.67%
Bachelors Degree12,69423.59%
Graduate Degree10,82220.11%
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Chatham County, North Carolina Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Chatham County, North Carolina Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
2+ Races1,1371,084682
Asian999963582
White41,12838,59720,357
Native American12512532
Hispanic4,3022,418999
Black6,5875,2591,248
Other Race1,39057098

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 2+ races people with a rate of 59.98%.

Chatham County, North Carolina Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$44,421$51,174$37,457
Less Than 9th Grade$22,556$25,140$21,274
High School Graduate$28,204$32,070$21,210
Some College$36,700$50,213$31,511
Bachelors Degree$60,737$79,855$52,081
Graduate Degree$80,978$105,147$61,609

$44,421

Average Earnings

$51,174

Average Male

$37,457

Average Female

Chatham County, North Carolina Earnings by Educational Attainment

Chatham County, North Carolina Language by Age

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Chatham County, North Carolina Language

86.27% of Chatham County, North Carolina residents speak only English, while 13.73% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 11.22% of the population.

Chatham County, North Carolina Language

Chatham County, North Carolina Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Native1309371.54%
Hispanic8,7362,15824.70%
Multiple2,65064924.49%
Black8,4191,97423.45%
White51,7833,2586.29%
Asian1,182161.35%
Other549NaN%

10.74%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.66%

Male Poverty Rate

11.73%

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 71.54% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Chatham 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 1.41%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.08%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 14.57%.

Chatham County, North Carolina Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade26.31%
High School11.67%
Some College12.62%
Bachelors or Greater2.32%

Chatham County, North Carolina Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed4.37%
Male Unemployed35.17%
Female Employed4.57%
Female Unemployed22.15%

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

Chatham County, North Carolina Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$69,799$104,264
Families$88,206$123,277
Married Families$104,223$141,260
Non Families$35,787$57,774
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Income by Household Type

Chatham County, North Carolina Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

57.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

62.6%

Male Marriage Rate

52.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Chatham County, North Carolina Married by Age and Sex

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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

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Chatham County, North Carolina Marital Status

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4,271

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War397
First Gulf War652
Vietnam1,622
Korea687
World War II146

Chatham County, North Carolina Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34116
35 to 54747
55 to 64757
65 to 741,174
75+1,477

Chatham County, North Carolina Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White3,9028.32%
Black2974.18%
Asian40.38%
Other Race60.35%
2+ Races624.96%
Hispanic641.22%

Chatham County, North Carolina Veterans by Race

Chatham County, North Carolina Veterans by Education

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6.80%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.35%

Veteran Disability Rate

Chatham County, North Carolina Veterans by Education

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57.7%

Labor Force Participation

55.2%

Employment Rate

4.4%

Unemployment Rate

Chatham County, North Carolina Employment by Age

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Chatham County, North Carolina Employment by Race

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Chatham 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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51.36%

Born in Chatham County, North Carolina

90.69%

Native Born

9.31%

Foreign Born

5.81%

Non Citizen

3.50%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

90.69% of Chatham County, North Carolina residents were born in the United States, with 51.36% having been born in North Carolina. 5.81% 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

  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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