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.
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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%.
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.
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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%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Chowan County, North Carolina
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.