Gates County, North Carolina Population 2020

Gates County, North Carolina's estimated population is 11,689 with a growth rate of 0.50% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Gates County, North Carolina is the 92nd largest county in North Carolina.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202011,689580.50%
201911,631580.50%
201811,573580.50%
201711,515-52-0.45%
201611,567380.33%
201511,529-102-0.88%
201411,631-70-0.60%
201311,701-188-1.58%
201211,889-152-1.26%
201112,041-124-1.02%
201012,1652,86030.74%
19909,3054304.85%
19808,8753514.12%
19708,524-730-7.89%
19609,254-301-3.15%
19509,555-505-5.02%
194010,060-491-4.65%
193010,551140.13%
192010,537820.78%
191010,455420.40%
190010,4131611.57%
189010,2521,35515.23%
18808,8971,17315.19%
18707,724-719-8.52%
18608,443170.20%
18508,4262653.25%
18408,1612953.75%
18307,8661,02915.05%
18206,83787214.62%
18105,965841.43%
18005,8814899.07%
17905,3920.00%

Gates County, North Carolina Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White7,31963.30%
Black or African American3,89133.65%
Two or More Races1801.56%
American Indian and Alaska Native1080.93%
Asian550.48%
Some Other Race100.09%

Gates County, North Carolina Population Pyramid 2020

Gates County, North Carolina Median Age

45.7


Total

45.2


Male

46.2


Female

Gates County, North Carolina Adults

There are 9,165 adults, (2,213 of whom are seniors) in Gates County, North Carolina.

Gates County, North Carolina Age Dependency

66.3

Age Dependency Ratio

31.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Gates County, North Carolina Sex Ratio

Female

5,936

51.34%

Male

5,627

48.66%

Gates County, North Carolina Households and Families

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

Gates County, North Carolina Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male91.8%8.2%
Married86%14%
All78.3%21.7%
Non Family74.2%25.8%
Female57.4%42.6%

78.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4,4772.5778.3
Married2,3633.2186
Non Family1,3521.1174.2
Female6653.2657.4
Male972.5591.8

3.14

Average Family Size

2.57

Average Household Size

3.7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Gates County, North Carolina Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2803.36%
9th to 12th Grade86510.37%
High School Graduate3,03236.33%
Some College1,89822.74%
Associates Degree1,06612.77%
Bachelors Degree7168.58%
Graduate Degree4885.85%

Gates County, North Carolina Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White5,3014,772847
Black2,8482,251337
Native American105947
Multiple Races57573
Asian18124
Hispanic16146
Other Race108

The highest rate of high school graduation is among multiple races people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among hispanic people with a rate of 37.50%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,845$46,182$29,301
Less Than High School$25,682$27,045$21,500
High School Grad$30,841$37,197$16,230
Some College$38,511$49,836$30,467
Bachelors Degree$49,762$54,327$39,063
Graduate Degree$43,705$46,250$43,705

$35,845

Average Earnings

$46,182

Average Male

$29,301

Average Female

Gates County, North Carolina Language

Gates County, North Carolina Language by Age

Gates County, North Carolina Language

97.94% of Gates County, North Carolina residents speak only English, while 2.06% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 1.03% of the population.

Gates County, North Carolina Poverty

Gates County, North Carolina Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black3,84372918.97%
White7,2695417.44%

11.05%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.53%

Male Poverty Rate

14.41%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Gates County, North Carolina

The race most likely to be in poverty in Gates County, North Carolina is Black, with 18.97% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Gates County, North Carolina is White, with 7.44% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.48%. Among those working part-time, it was 9.57%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.64%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School13.96%
High School13.31%
Some College6.12%
Bachelors or Greater2.41%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed18.94%
Male Unemployed13.65%
Female Employed6.10%
Male Employed2.23%

Gates County, North Carolina Income

Gates County, North Carolina Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$52,205$64,725
Families$61,524$74,460
Married Families$77,891-
Non Families$36,815$40,121

Gates County, North Carolina Marital Status

Gates County, North Carolina Marital Status

Marriage Rates

50.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.3%

Male Marriage Rate

49.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Gates County, North Carolina Married by Age and Sex

Gates 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.

Gates County, North Carolina Marital Status by Race

Gates County, North Carolina Veterans

818

Number of Veterans

789

Male Veterans

29

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War253
Vietnam219
Second Gulf War120
Korea49
World War II12
Age Group Veterans
35 to 54328
65 to 74204
55 to 64151
75+113
18 to 3422
Name Veterans % of Total
White4888.40%
Black3029.60%
Indian2825.93%

$Gates County, North Carolina Veterans by Education

4.52%

Veteran Poverty Rate

35.57%

Veteran Disability Rate

Gates County, North Carolina Employment Status

59.1%

Labor Force Participation

54.8%

Employment Rate

6.8%

Unemployment Rate

Gates 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

49.60%

Born in North Carolina

99.43%

Native Born

0.57%

Foreign Born

0.20%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

99.43% of Gates County, North Carolina residents were born in the United States, with 49.60% having been born in North Carolina. 0.20% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

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