Currituck County, North Carolina Population 2022

Currituck County, North Carolina's estimated population is 30,004 with a growth rate of 2.55% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Currituck County, North Carolina is the 73rd largest county in North Carolina. The 2010 Population was 23,674 and has seen a growth of 26.74% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
17905,2190.00%
18006,9281,70932.75%
18106,985570.82%
18208,0981,11315.93%
18307,655-443-5.47%
18406,703-952-12.44%
18507,2365337.95%
18607,4151792.47%
18705,131-2,284-30.80%
18806,4761,34526.21%
18906,7472714.18%
19006,529-218-3.23%
19107,6931,16417.83%
19207,268-425-5.52%
19306,710-558-7.68%
19406,709-1-0.01%
19506,201-508-7.57%
19606,6014006.45%
19706,9763755.68%
198011,0894,11358.96%
199013,7362,64723.87%
201023,6749,93872.35%
201123,9062320.98%
201224,0251190.50%
201324,2532280.95%
201424,8205672.34%
201525,1062861.15%
201625,6405342.13%
201726,2906502.54%
201827,0167262.76%
201927,7637472.77%
202028,5107472.69%
202129,2577472.62%
202230,0047472.55%
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Currituck County, North Carolina Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White24,26189.16%
Black or African American1,4965.50%
American Indian and Alaska Native930.34%
Asian1110.41%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander180.07%
Some Other Race3241.19%
Two or More Races9073.33%
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Currituck County, North Carolina Population by Race

Currituck County, North Carolina Population Pyramid 2022

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Currituck County, North Carolina Median Age

43


Total

42.9


Male

43.1


Female

Currituck County, North Carolina Adults

There are 21,165 adults, (4,467 of whom are seniors) in Currituck County, North Carolina.

Currituck County, North Carolina Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

26.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Currituck County, North Carolina Sex Ratio

Female

13,695

50.33%

Male

13,515

49.67%

Currituck County, North Carolina Population by Age

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

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Currituck County, North Carolina Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married92.7%7.3%
All83.9%16.1%
Non Family76.8%23.2%
Male68.6%31.4%
Female52.7%47.3%

83.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Currituck County, North Carolina Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All10,8682.4983.9
Married6,3242.9692.7
Male5903.4568.6
Female7922.7152.7
Non Family3,1621.3476.8

2.9

Average Family Size

2.49

Average Household Size

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Currituck County, North Carolina Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4952.54%
9th to 12th Grade1,2816.58%
High School Graduate6,09531.31%
Some College4,83124.82%
Associates Degree1,8519.51%
Bachelors Degree3,54018.19%
Graduate Degree1,3737.05%
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Currituck County, North Carolina Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Currituck County, North Carolina Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
2+ Races393331163
White17,22115,7564,361
Black1,090982275
Asian736418
Other Race21817430
Hispanic66750391
Native American898911
Islander1818

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 41.48%.

Currituck County, North Carolina Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$44,063$51,290$38,258
Less Than 9th Grade$23,049$24,787$20,719
High School Graduate$38,078$46,621$28,623
Some College$47,550$60,687$36,168
Bachelors Degree$51,178$62,019$48,974
Graduate Degree$66,369$46,346$66,780

$44,063

Average Earnings

$51,290

Average Male

$38,258

Average Female

Currituck County, North Carolina Earnings by Educational Attainment

Currituck County, North Carolina Language by Age

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Currituck County, North Carolina Language

95.70% of Currituck County, North Carolina residents speak only English, while 4.30% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.80% of the population.

Currituck County, North Carolina Language

Currituck County, North Carolina Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Islander1818100.00%
Native937176.34%
Asian1112421.62%
Black1,47523015.59%
White23,4941,7237.33%
Other62NaN%
Hispanic1,102948.53%
Multiple888586.53%

8.23%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.45%

Male Poverty Rate

9.99%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Currituck County, North Carolina

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

The race least likely to be in poverty in Currituck County, North Carolina is Multiple, with 6.53% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.88%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.88%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 11.86%.

Currituck County, North Carolina Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade14.28%
High School11.47%
Some College6.03%
Bachelors or Greater2.28%

Currituck County, North Carolina Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed4.16%
Male Unemployed18.38%
Female Employed6.89%
Female Unemployed5.48%

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

Currituck County, North Carolina Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$73,741$86,665
Families$87,778$98,893
Married Families$98,601-
Non Families$40,719$52,893
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Income by Household Type

Currituck County, North Carolina Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

59.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

59.7%

Male Marriage Rate

58.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Currituck County, North Carolina Married by Age and Sex

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Currituck 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 45-54.

Currituck County, North Carolina Marital Status by Race

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Currituck County, North Carolina Marital Status

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2,996

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War1,135
First Gulf War1,373
Vietnam778
Korea130
World War II25

Currituck County, North Carolina Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34273
35 to 541,085
55 to 64702
65 to 74580
75+356

Currituck County, North Carolina Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White2,70114.36%
Black20717.47%
Native American77.87%
Asian45.48%
Other Race2410.62%
2+ Races5312.38%
Hispanic8011.76%

Currituck County, North Carolina Veterans by Race

Currituck County, North Carolina Veterans by Education

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3.57%

Veteran Poverty Rate

23.63%

Veteran Disability Rate

Currituck County, North Carolina Veterans by Education

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64.8%

Labor Force Participation

61.1%

Employment Rate

3.3%

Unemployment Rate

Currituck County, North Carolina Employment by Age

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Currituck County, North Carolina Employment by Race

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Currituck 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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23.16%

Born in Currituck County, North Carolina

97.67%

Native Born

2.33%

Foreign Born

1.10%

Non Citizen

1.23%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.67% of Currituck County, North Carolina residents were born in the United States, with 23.16% having been born in North Carolina. 1.10% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Currituck 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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