Chowan County, North Carolina Population 2022

Chowan County, North Carolina's estimated population is 13,577 with a growth rate of -0.89% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Chowan County, North Carolina is the 90th largest county in North Carolina. The 2010 Population was 14,738 and has seen a growth of -7.88% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
17905,0110.00%
18005,1321212.41%
18105,2971653.22%
18206,4641,16722.03%
18306,6972333.60%
18406,690-7-0.10%
18506,721310.46%
18606,8421211.80%
18706,450-392-5.73%
18807,9001,45022.48%
18909,1671,26716.04%
190010,2581,09111.90%
191011,3031,04510.19%
192010,649-654-5.79%
193011,2826335.94%
194011,5722902.57%
195012,5409688.37%
196011,729-811-6.47%
197010,764-965-8.23%
198012,5581,79416.67%
199013,5069487.55%
201014,7381,2329.12%
201114,807690.47%
201214,695-112-0.76%
201314,668-27-0.18%
201414,502-166-1.13%
201514,248-254-1.75%
201614,201-47-0.33%
201714,029-172-1.21%
201814,065360.26%
201913,943-122-0.87%
202013,821-122-0.87%
202113,699-122-0.88%
202213,577-122-0.89%
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Chowan County, North Carolina Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White8,46360.47%
Black or African American4,79034.23%
American Indian and Alaska Native650.46%
Asian680.49%
Some Other Race3232.31%
Two or More Races2862.04%
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Chowan County, North Carolina Population by Race

Chowan County, North Carolina Population Pyramid 2022

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Chowan County, North Carolina Median Age

46.2


Total

44.3


Male

49.7


Female

Chowan County, North Carolina Adults

There are 11,196 adults, (3,478 of whom are seniors) in Chowan County, North Carolina.

Chowan County, North Carolina Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

45.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Chowan County, North Carolina Sex Ratio

Female

7,364

52.62%

Male

6,631

47.38%

Chowan County, North Carolina Population by Age

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

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Chowan County, North Carolina Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married81.8%18.2%
Male69.2%30.8%
All65.1%34.9%
Non Family53.5%46.5%
Female37.3%62.7%

65.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Chowan County, North Carolina Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6,3892.1565.1
Married3,0302.6481.8
Male2112.6469.2
Female8962.9537.3
Non Family2,2521.1253.5

2.64

Average Family Size

2.15

Average Household Size

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Chowan County, North Carolina Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade6576.18%
9th to 12th Grade1,0609.97%
High School Graduate3,46732.60%
Some College2,04519.23%
Associates Degree1,09910.33%
Bachelors Degree1,43913.53%
Graduate Degree8688.16%
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Chowan County, North Carolina Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Chowan County, North Carolina Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Asian532825
White6,5805,8221,864
Native American651717
2+ Races584515
Hispanic29111575
Black3,6552,931351
Other Race149

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 88.48%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 47.17%.

Chowan County, North Carolina Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$34,970$41,930$22,891
Less Than 9th Grade$16,284$$17,288
High School Graduate$30,565$34,345$21,457
Some College$35,700$50,027$23,099
Bachelors Degree$41,257$49,797$38,158
Graduate Degree$52,428$58,977$50,776

$34,970

Average Earnings

$41,930

Average Male

$22,891

Average Female

Chowan County, North Carolina Earnings by Educational Attainment

Chowan County, North Carolina Language by Age

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Chowan County, North Carolina Language

96.39% of Chowan County, North Carolina residents speak only English, while 3.61% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.02% of the population.

Chowan County, North Carolina Language

Chowan County, North Carolina Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Multiple28513748.07%
Black4,7281,53532.47%
Asian681522.06%
White8,2111,00012.18%
OtherNaN%
Hispanic468153.21%

19.58%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.83%

Male Poverty Rate

23.87%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Chowan County, North Carolina

The race most likely to be in poverty in Chowan County, North Carolina is Multiple, with 48.07% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Chowan County, North Carolina is Hispanic, with 3.21% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.41%. Among those working part-time, it was 20.35%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 26.62%.

Chowan County, North Carolina Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade33.80%
High School14.74%
Some College11.20%
Bachelors or Greater9.27%

Chowan County, North Carolina Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed5.51%
Male Unemployed41.67%
Female Employed8.73%
Female Unemployed27.54%

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

Chowan County, North Carolina Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$44,050$57,711
Families$54,538$65,906
Married Families$64,804-
Non Families$30,649$41,240
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Income by Household Type

Chowan County, North Carolina Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

52.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

57.2%

Male Marriage Rate

47.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Chowan County, North Carolina Married by Age and Sex

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Chowan 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.

Chowan County, North Carolina Marital Status by Race

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Chowan County, North Carolina Marital Status

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867

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War136
First Gulf War309
Vietnam320
Korea56
World War II28

Chowan County, North Carolina Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3439
35 to 54254
55 to 64202
65 to 74194
75+178

Chowan County, North Carolina Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White5497.81%
Black2807.39%
Native American1726.15%
2+ Races2126.58%
Hispanic20.64%

Chowan County, North Carolina Veterans by Race

Chowan County, North Carolina Veterans by Education

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5.57%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.86%

Veteran Disability Rate

Chowan County, North Carolina Veterans by Education

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52.3%

Labor Force Participation

49.3%

Employment Rate

5.3%

Unemployment Rate

Chowan County, North Carolina Employment by Age

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Chowan County, North Carolina Employment by Race

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Chowan 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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64.54%

Born in Chowan County, North Carolina

97.44%

Native Born

2.56%

Foreign Born

1.29%

Non Citizen

1.27%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.44% of Chowan County, North Carolina residents were born in the United States, with 64.54% having been born in North Carolina. 1.29% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Chowan 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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