Dare County, North Carolina Population 2022

Dare County, North Carolina's estimated population is 38,215 with a growth rate of 1.06% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Dare County, North Carolina is the 67th largest county in North Carolina. The 2010 Population was 33,982 and has seen a growth of 12.46% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
18702,7780.00%
18803,24346516.74%
18903,76852516.19%
19004,75798926.25%
19104,841841.77%
19205,1152745.66%
19305,202871.70%
19406,04183916.13%
19505,405-636-10.53%
19605,9355309.81%
19706,9951,06017.86%
198013,3776,38291.24%
199022,7469,36970.04%
201033,98211,23649.40%
201134,1561740.51%
201234,3832270.66%
201334,8104271.24%
201434,894840.24%
201535,4685741.64%
201635,8293611.02%
201736,1993701.03%
201836,6074081.13%
201937,0094021.10%
202037,4114021.09%
202137,8134021.07%
202238,2154021.06%
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Dare County, North Carolina Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White33,44591.14%
Black or African American1,2233.33%
American Indian and Alaska Native540.15%
Asian2000.54%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander140.04%
Some Other Race7051.92%
Two or More Races1,0572.88%
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Dare County, North Carolina Population by Race

Dare County, North Carolina Population Pyramid 2022

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Dare County, North Carolina Median Age

47.5


Total

45.9


Male

48.8


Female

Dare County, North Carolina Adults

There are 29,798 adults, (7,853 of whom are seniors) in Dare County, North Carolina.

Dare County, North Carolina Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

35.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

31.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Dare County, North Carolina Sex Ratio

Female

18,321

49.92%

Male

18,377

50.08%

Dare County, North Carolina Population by Age

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

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Dare County, North Carolina Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married88.1%11.9%
All76.2%23.8%
Male69.8%30.2%
Non Family67.3%32.7%
Female53%47%

76.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Dare County, North Carolina Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All15,8302.3176.2
Married7,8902.8288.1
Male6592.9269.8
Female1,7353.0753
Non Family5,5461.2767.3

2.76

Average Family Size

2.31

Average Household Size

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Dare County, North Carolina Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade5251.91%
9th to 12th Grade1,0053.65%
High School Graduate6,03521.92%
Some College6,81424.75%
Associates Degree2,5969.43%
Bachelors Degree7,06225.65%
Graduate Degree3,49612.70%
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Dare County, North Carolina Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Dare County, North Carolina Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Native American303029
Asian11511063
White24,80323,87610,133
Black819694185
2+ Races66262593
Other Race33013025
Hispanic1,30486885
Islander1414

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 native american people with a rate of 96.67%.

Dare County, North Carolina Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$34,904$39,425$30,966
Less Than 9th Grade$23,246$25,764$23,049
High School Graduate$28,845$33,992$23,729
Some College$32,064$38,386$29,307
Bachelors Degree$46,064$50,807$43,038
Graduate Degree$51,628$63,701$46,096

$34,904

Average Earnings

$39,425

Average Male

$30,966

Average Female

Dare County, North Carolina Earnings by Educational Attainment

Dare County, North Carolina Language by Age

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Dare County, North Carolina Language

91.16% of Dare County, North Carolina residents speak only English, while 8.84% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 6.61% of the population.

Dare County, North Carolina Language

Dare County, North Carolina Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black1,19746138.51%
White31,7762,0776.54%
Other108NaN%
Hispanic2,62958822.37%
Multiple1,052575.42%

8.23%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.56%

Male Poverty Rate

7.90%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Dare County, North Carolina

The race most likely to be in poverty in Dare County, North Carolina is Black, with 38.51% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Dare County, North Carolina is Multiple, with 5.42% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.98%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.68%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 8.48%.

Dare County, North Carolina Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade15.41%
High School7.84%
Some College8.46%
Bachelors or Greater2.47%

Dare County, North Carolina Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed5.43%
Male Unemployed15.10%
Female Employed7.21%
Female Unemployed37.86%

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

Dare County, North Carolina Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$65,420$84,341
Families$78,462$97,821
Married Families$92,964-
Non Families$40,537$54,019
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Income by Household Type

Dare County, North Carolina Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

53.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.2%

Male Marriage Rate

53.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Dare County, North Carolina Married by Age and Sex

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Dare 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 55-64.

Dare County, North Carolina Marital Status by Race

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Dare County, North Carolina Marital Status

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3,146

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War570
First Gulf War552
Vietnam1,449
Korea191
World War II25

Dare County, North Carolina Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34321
35 to 54551
55 to 64546
65 to 74974
75+754

Dare County, North Carolina Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White2,94010.69%
Black15218.12%
Native American2358.97%
Other Race20.41%
2+ Races294.49%
Hispanic221.33%

Dare County, North Carolina Veterans by Race

Dare County, North Carolina Veterans by Education

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7.66%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.40%

Veteran Disability Rate

Dare County, North Carolina Veterans by Education

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64.6%

Labor Force Participation

60.6%

Employment Rate

5.6%

Unemployment Rate

Dare County, North Carolina Employment by Age

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Dare County, North Carolina Employment by Race

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Dare 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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35.49%

Born in Dare County, North Carolina

95.36%

Native Born

4.64%

Foreign Born

3.08%

Non Citizen

1.56%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.36% of Dare County, North Carolina residents were born in the United States, with 35.49% having been born in North Carolina. 3.08% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Dare 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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