Currituck County, North Carolina Population 2020

Currituck County, North Carolina's estimated population is 28,570 with a growth rate of 2.69% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Currituck County, North Carolina is the 72nd largest county in North Carolina.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202028,5707492.69%
201927,8217492.77%
201827,0727492.85%
201726,3236692.61%
201625,6545422.16%
201525,1122951.19%
201424,8175672.34%
201324,2502280.95%
201224,0221190.50%
201123,9032290.97%
201023,6749,93872.35%
199013,7362,64723.87%
198011,0894,11358.96%
19706,9763755.68%
19606,6014006.45%
19506,201-508-7.57%
19406,709-1-0.01%
19306,710-558-7.68%
19207,268-425-5.52%
19107,6931,16417.83%
19006,529-218-3.23%
18906,7472714.18%
18806,4761,34526.21%
18705,131-2,284-30.80%
18607,4151792.47%
18507,2365337.95%
18406,703-952-12.44%
18307,655-443-5.47%
18208,0981,11315.93%
18106,985570.82%
18006,9281,70932.75%
17905,2190.00%

Currituck County, North Carolina Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White23,25890.16%
Black or African American1,4735.71%
Two or More Races5812.25%
Some Other Race2520.98%
American Indian and Alaska Native1320.51%
Asian940.36%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander60.02%

Currituck County, North Carolina Population Pyramid 2020

Currituck County, North Carolina Median Age

42.9


Total

42.7


Male

43.3


Female

Currituck County, North Carolina Adults

There are 20,054 adults, (3,996 of whom are seniors) in Currituck County, North Carolina.

Currituck County, North Carolina Age Dependency

60.6

Age Dependency Ratio

24.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Currituck County, North Carolina Sex Ratio

Female

12,974

50.29%

Male

12,822

49.71%

Currituck County, North Carolina Households and Families

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

Currituck County, North Carolina Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married89.9%10.1%
All82.6%17.4%
Non Family76.9%23.1%
Male70.5%29.5%
Female57.1%42.9%

82.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All10,1482.5382.6
Married5,9862.9789.9
Non Family2,6701.376.9
Female7803.0257.1
Male7122.9270.5

2.89

Average Family Size

2.53

Average Household Size

6.3%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Currituck County, North Carolina Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4562.49%
9th to 12th Grade1,5248.34%
High School Graduate5,05927.68%
Some College5,09127.85%
Associates Degree1,92810.55%
Bachelors Degree3,15317.25%
Graduate Degree1,0675.84%

Currituck County, North Carolina Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White16,20314,4993,707
Black1,032895270
Hispanic55145368
Multiple Races224215136
Other Race17313323
Native American1251259
Asian948928
Islander66

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 multiple races people with a rate of 60.71%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$39,861$48,258$31,408
Less Than High School$22,088$31,360$11,111
High School Grad$32,263$40,728$22,157
Some College$39,674$53,285$29,646
Bachelors Degree$50,444$69,107$45,335
Graduate Degree$51,847$66,500$50,994

$39,861

Average Earnings

$48,258

Average Male

$31,408

Average Female

Currituck County, North Carolina Language

Currituck County, North Carolina Language by Age

Currituck County, North Carolina Language

96.36% of Currituck County, North Carolina residents speak only English, while 3.64% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.09% of the population.

Currituck County, North Carolina Poverty

Currituck County, North Carolina Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White22,3842,1059.40%
Black1,45225617.63%
Hispanic94613414.16%
Multiple561478.38%
Other2524517.86%
Native1323325.00%
Islander66100.00%

10.00%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.44%

Male Poverty Rate

11.54%

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 8.38% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.61%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.80%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 13.33%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School15.28%
High School13.40%
Some College7.38%
Bachelors or Greater3.66%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed21.12%
Male Unemployed11.19%
Female Employed7.34%
Male Employed6.81%

Currituck County, North Carolina Income

Currituck County, North Carolina Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$66,284$77,409
Families$78,500$86,192
Married Families$85,462-
Non Families$35,625$47,625

Currituck County, North Carolina Marital Status

Currituck County, North Carolina Marital Status

Marriage Rates

59.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

60.4%

Male Marriage Rate

58.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Currituck County, North Carolina Married by Age and Sex

Currituck County, North Carolina Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Currituck County, North Carolina Marital Status by Race

Currituck County, North Carolina Veterans

2,962

Number of Veterans

2,679

Male Veterans

283

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War1,121
Vietnam1,057
Second Gulf War797
Korea117
World War II83
Age Group Veterans
35 to 54997
65 to 74723
55 to 64667
75+386
18 to 34189
Name Veterans % of Total
White2,60414.57%
Black22219.54%
Hispanic10517.30%
2 or More8225.15%
Indian2620.80%
Asian1515.96%
Other136.95%

$Currituck County, North Carolina Veterans by Education

2.99%

Veteran Poverty Rate

26.87%

Veteran Disability Rate

Currituck County, North Carolina Employment Status

62.6%

Labor Force Participation

58.2%

Employment Rate

4.8%

Unemployment Rate

Currituck 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

25.45%

Born in North Carolina

97.98%

Native Born

2.02%

Foreign Born

0.85%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

97.98% of Currituck County, North Carolina residents were born in the United States, with 25.45% having been born in North Carolina. 0.85% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

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