Edgecombe County, North Carolina Population 2022

Edgecombe County, North Carolina's estimated population is 49,936 with a growth rate of -1.01% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Edgecombe County, North Carolina is the 54th largest county in North Carolina. The 2010 Population was 56,619 and has seen a growth of -11.80% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
179010,2550.00%
180010,4211661.62%
181012,4232,00219.21%
182013,2768536.87%
183014,9351,65912.50%
184015,7087735.18%
185017,1891,4819.43%
186017,3761871.09%
187022,9705,59432.19%
188026,1813,21113.98%
189024,113-2,068-7.90%
190026,5912,47810.28%
191032,0105,41920.38%
192037,9955,98518.70%
193047,8949,89926.05%
194049,1621,2682.65%
195051,6342,4725.03%
196054,2262,5925.02%
197052,341-1,885-3.48%
198055,9883,6476.97%
199056,5585701.02%
201056,619610.11%
201156,050-569-1.00%
201255,675-375-0.67%
201355,422-253-0.45%
201454,866-556-1.00%
201553,743-1,123-2.05%
201653,283-460-0.86%
201752,756-527-0.99%
201851,984-772-1.46%
201951,472-512-0.98%
202050,960-512-0.99%
202150,448-512-1.00%
202249,936-512-1.01%
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Edgecombe County, North Carolina Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White20,49739.37%
Black or African American29,92057.46%
American Indian and Alaska Native1760.34%
Asian840.16%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander270.05%
Some Other Race5160.99%
Two or More Races8491.63%
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Edgecombe County, North Carolina Population by Race

Edgecombe County, North Carolina Population Pyramid 2022

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Edgecombe County, North Carolina Median Age

41.7


Total

39.3


Male

44.1


Female

Edgecombe County, North Carolina Adults

There are 40,321 adults, (10,276 of whom are seniors) in Edgecombe County, North Carolina.

Edgecombe County, North Carolina Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

34.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Edgecombe County, North Carolina Sex Ratio

Female

27,901

53.58%

Male

24,168

46.42%

Edgecombe County, North Carolina Population by Age

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

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Edgecombe County, North Carolina Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married80.1%19.9%
All61.8%38.2%
Non Family59.4%40.6%
Male46%54%
Female38.5%61.5%

61.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Edgecombe County, North Carolina Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All20,8002.4761.8
Married8,217380.1
Male1,195346
Female4,9343.2338.5
Non Family6,4541.1359.4

2.95

Average Family Size

2.47

Average Household Size

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Edgecombe County, North Carolina Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2,2576.22%
9th to 12th Grade3,90310.76%
High School Graduate13,74837.89%
Some College7,31420.16%
Associates Degree3,1808.76%
Bachelors Degree4,21411.61%
Graduate Degree1,6654.59%
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Edgecombe County, North Carolina Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Edgecombe County, North Carolina Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Asian706852
Islander272715
2+ Races346308109
Native American17617641
White14,24612,2643,305
Black20,27416,7572,281
Hispanic1,26861282
Other Race307105

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 asian people with a rate of 74.29%.

Edgecombe County, North Carolina Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,745$33,246$29,943
Less Than 9th Grade$25,714$27,564$17,599
High School Graduate$29,609$32,418$23,797
Some College$31,902$37,052$29,626
Bachelors Degree$43,560$38,456$44,270
Graduate Degree$50,172$58,792$46,563

$31,745

Average Earnings

$33,246

Average Male

$29,943

Average Female

Edgecombe County, North Carolina Earnings by Educational Attainment

Edgecombe County, North Carolina Language by Age

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Edgecombe County, North Carolina Language

95.16% of Edgecombe County, North Carolina residents speak only English, while 4.84% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.30% of the population.

Edgecombe County, North Carolina Language

Edgecombe County, North Carolina Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black29,5988,10227.37%
Hispanic2,50366726.65%
Multiple83622026.32%
Native1762514.20%
White18,3432,47713.50%
Asian8478.33%
Other200NaN%

22.28%

Overall Poverty Rate

20.14%

Male Poverty Rate

24.12%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Edgecombe County, North Carolina

The race most likely to be in poverty in Edgecombe County, North Carolina is Black, with 27.37% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Edgecombe County, North Carolina is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.62%. Among those working part-time, it was 20.52%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 29.03%.

Edgecombe County, North Carolina Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade26.80%
High School22.93%
Some College13.46%
Bachelors or Greater3.83%

Edgecombe County, North Carolina Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed9.28%
Male Unemployed15.19%
Female Employed10.90%
Female Unemployed26.35%

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

Edgecombe County, North Carolina Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$40,489$53,255
Families$47,094$60,450
Married Families$69,682$78,744
Non Families$21,756$30,503
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Income by Household Type

Edgecombe County, North Carolina Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

41.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

45.3%

Male Marriage Rate

38.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Edgecombe County, North Carolina Married by Age and Sex

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Edgecombe 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.

Edgecombe County, North Carolina Marital Status by Race

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Edgecombe County, North Carolina Marital Status

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3,087

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War559
First Gulf War572
Vietnam1,259
Korea146
World War II36

Edgecombe County, North Carolina Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34304
35 to 54518
55 to 64845
65 to 74847
75+573

Edgecombe County, North Carolina Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,2287.49%
Black1,7697.74%
Native American4223.86%
Islander1244.44%
2+ Races368.57%
Hispanic17312.21%

Edgecombe County, North Carolina Veterans by Race

Edgecombe County, North Carolina Veterans by Education

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8.79%

Veteran Poverty Rate

29.08%

Veteran Disability Rate

Edgecombe County, North Carolina Veterans by Education

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55.7%

Labor Force Participation

50.7%

Employment Rate

8.9%

Unemployment Rate

Edgecombe County, North Carolina Employment by Age

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Edgecombe County, North Carolina Employment by Race

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Edgecombe 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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83.41%

Born in Edgecombe County, North Carolina

97.37%

Native Born

2.63%

Foreign Born

1.71%

Non Citizen

0.92%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.37% of Edgecombe County, North Carolina residents were born in the United States, with 83.41% having been born in North Carolina. 1.71% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Edgecombe 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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