Chowan County, North Carolina Population 2020

Chowan County, North Carolina's estimated population is 14,007 with a growth rate of -0.08% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Chowan County, North Carolina is the 89th largest county in North Carolina.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202014,007-11-0.08%
201914,018-11-0.08%
201814,029-11-0.08%
201714,040-161-1.13%
201614,201-48-0.34%
201514,249-255-1.76%
201414,504-164-1.12%
201314,668-27-0.18%
201214,695-111-0.75%
201114,806690.47%
201014,7371,2319.11%
199013,5069487.55%
198012,5581,79416.67%
197010,764-965-8.23%
196011,729-811-6.47%
195012,5409688.37%
194011,5722902.57%
193011,2826335.94%
192010,649-654-5.79%
191011,3031,04510.19%
190010,2581,09111.90%
18909,1671,26716.04%
18807,9001,45022.48%
18706,450-392-5.73%
18606,8421211.80%
18506,721310.46%
18406,690-7-0.10%
18306,6972333.60%
18206,4641,16722.03%
18105,2971653.22%
18005,1321212.41%
17905,0110.00%

Chowan County, North Carolina Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White8,60660.58%
Black or African American4,83934.07%
Some Other Race3862.72%
Two or More Races2361.66%
Asian730.51%
American Indian and Alaska Native620.44%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander30.02%

Chowan County, North Carolina Population Pyramid 2020

Chowan County, North Carolina Median Age

44.7


Total

42.7


Male

47.1


Female

Chowan County, North Carolina Adults

There are 11,204 adults, (3,322 of whom are seniors) in Chowan County, North Carolina.

Chowan County, North Carolina Age Dependency

80.2

Age Dependency Ratio

42.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Chowan County, North Carolina Sex Ratio

Female

7,552

53.16%

Male

6,653

46.84%

Chowan County, North Carolina Households and Families

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

Chowan County, North Carolina Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Married83.1%16.9%
All69.3%30.7%
Non Family58%42%
Female42.8%57.2%

69.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5,9842.3369.3
Married2,8222.8383.1
Non Family1,9631.158
Female9403.342.8
Male2592.68100

2.83

Average Family Size

2.33

Average Household Size

3.7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Chowan County, North Carolina Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4934.69%
9th to 12th Grade1,18911.32%
High School Graduate3,59834.25%
Some College2,25921.50%
Associates Degree8918.48%
Bachelors Degree1,43313.64%
Graduate Degree6426.11%

Chowan County, North Carolina Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White6,6895,9741,613
Black3,5312,615387
Hispanic20517775
Other Race8080
Native American6244
Asian452222
Multiple Races2013
Islander3

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 48.89%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,806$39,820$22,888
Less Than High School$$8,899$
High School Grad$32,579$37,745$26,250
Some College$28,214$40,930$19,696
Bachelors Degree$39,183$45,167$36,597
Graduate Degree$52,900$56,389$

$31,806

Average Earnings

$39,820

Average Male

$22,888

Average Female

Chowan County, North Carolina Language

Chowan County, North Carolina Language by Age

Chowan County, North Carolina Language

98.01% of Chowan County, North Carolina residents speak only English, while 1.99% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.90% of the population.

Chowan County, North Carolina Poverty

Chowan County, North Carolina Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black4,7441,53132.27%
White8,28398111.84%
Multiple23612452.54%
Other3634813.22%
Hispanic487285.75%
Asian732838.36%
Islander33100.00%

19.57%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.34%

Male Poverty Rate

22.42%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Chowan County, North Carolina

The race most likely to be in poverty in Chowan County, North Carolina is Islander, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Chowan County, North Carolina is Hispanic, with 5.75% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.09%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.00%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 29.47%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School42.25%
High School13.43%
Bachelors or Greater9.06%
Some College7.66%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed57.88%
Female Unemployed39.30%
Female Employed7.76%
Male Employed3.51%

Chowan County, North Carolina Income

Chowan County, North Carolina Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$42,621$54,988
Families$50,544$62,672
Married Families$63,137-
Non Families$23,958$36,220

Chowan County, North Carolina Marital Status

Chowan County, North Carolina Marital Status

Marriage Rates

48.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.8%

Male Marriage Rate

45.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Chowan County, North Carolina Married by Age and Sex

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

Chowan County, North Carolina Veterans

1,298

Number of Veterans

1,153

Male Veterans

145

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam534
First Gulf War302
Second Gulf War173
Korea78
World War II67
Age Group Veterans
55 to 64418
65 to 74288
75+275
35 to 54211
18 to 34106
Name Veterans % of Total
White85712.04%
Black42811.34%
2 or More1330.95%
Hispanic52.20%

$Chowan County, North Carolina Veterans by Education

4.60%

Veteran Poverty Rate

29.83%

Veteran Disability Rate

Chowan County, North Carolina Employment Status

51.9%

Labor Force Participation

45.9%

Employment Rate

11%

Unemployment Rate

Chowan 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

69.85%

Born in North Carolina

97.73%

Native Born

2.27%

Foreign Born

0.41%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

97.73% of Chowan County, North Carolina residents were born in the United States, with 69.85% having been born in North Carolina. 0.41% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

  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