Graham County, North Carolina Population 2022

Graham County, North Carolina's estimated population is 8,381 with a growth rate of -0.24% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Graham County, North Carolina is the 99th largest county in North Carolina. The 2010 Population was 8,867 and has seen a growth of -5.48% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
18802,3350.00%
18903,31397841.88%
19004,3431,03031.09%
19104,7494069.35%
19204,8721232.59%
19305,84196919.89%
19406,4185779.88%
19506,8864687.29%
19606,432-454-6.59%
19706,5621302.02%
19807,2176559.98%
19907,196-21-0.29%
20108,8671,67123.22%
20118,811-56-0.63%
20128,707-104-1.18%
20138,719120.14%
20148,621-98-1.12%
20158,588-33-0.38%
20168,531-57-0.66%
20178,524-7-0.08%
20188,461-63-0.74%
20198,441-20-0.24%
20208,421-20-0.24%
20218,401-20-0.24%
20228,381-20-0.24%
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Graham County, North Carolina Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White7,44387.55%
Black or African American160.19%
American Indian and Alaska Native7648.99%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander10.01%
Some Other Race2102.47%
Two or More Races670.79%
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Graham County, North Carolina Population by Race

Graham County, North Carolina Population Pyramid 2022

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Graham County, North Carolina Median Age

46.4


Total

47.6


Male

44.7


Female

Graham County, North Carolina Adults

There are 6,798 adults, (1,996 of whom are seniors) in Graham County, North Carolina.

Graham County, North Carolina Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

41.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Graham County, North Carolina Sex Ratio

Female

4,498

52.91%

Male

4,003

47.09%

Graham County, North Carolina Population by Age

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

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Graham County, North Carolina Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married91.8%8.2%
All83.5%16.5%
Non Family78.7%21.3%
Female59.9%40.1%
Male36.9%63.1%

83.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Graham County, North Carolina Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,5212.3883.5
Married1,9313.0491.8
Male652.6636.9
Female2992.9659.9
Non Family1,2261.1978.7

3.01

Average Family Size

2.38

Average Household Size

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Graham County, North Carolina Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3585.81%
9th to 12th Grade74912.16%
High School Graduate2,11434.31%
Some College1,51524.59%
Associates Degree6069.84%
Bachelors Degree5498.91%
Graduate Degree2704.38%
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Graham County, North Carolina Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Graham County, North Carolina Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Hispanic1505850
Native American38932291
White5,5824,646678
2+ Races2525
Black143
Other Race731
Islander1

The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among hispanic people with a rate of 33.33%.

Graham County, North Carolina Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,981$38,369$25,682
Less Than 9th Grade$16,717$22,965$15,989
High School Graduate$32,153$37,885$23,563
Some College$32,948$39,583$26,691
Bachelors Degree$27,433$50,435$26,228
Graduate Degree$50,729$$55,450

$30,981

Average Earnings

$38,369

Average Male

$25,682

Average Female

Graham County, North Carolina Earnings by Educational Attainment

Graham County, North Carolina Language by Age

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Graham County, North Carolina Language

96.20% of Graham County, North Carolina residents speak only English, while 3.80% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.66% of the population.

Graham County, North Carolina Language

Graham County, North Carolina Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black33100.00%
Hispanic31617555.38%
Multiple673044.78%
White7,21988212.22%
Native7647910.34%
Other142NaN%

13.97%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.37%

Male Poverty Rate

15.39%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Graham County, North Carolina

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

The race least likely to be in poverty in Graham 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 0.67%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.11%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.74%.

Graham County, North Carolina Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade31.84%
High School7.29%
Some College8.16%
Bachelors or Greater14.23%

Graham County, North Carolina Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed5.05%
Male Unemployed64.58%
Female Employed7.60%
Female Unemployed41.67%

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

Graham County, North Carolina Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$42,207$53,202
Families$51,116$61,184
Married Families$53,416-
Non Families$22,336$37,948
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Income by Household Type

Graham County, North Carolina Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

56.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

58.9%

Male Marriage Rate

54.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Graham County, North Carolina Married by Age and Sex

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Graham County, North Carolina Marriage

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

Graham County, North Carolina Marital Status by Race

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Graham County, North Carolina Marital Status

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472

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War77
First Gulf War128
Vietnam154
Korea12
World War II48

Graham County, North Carolina Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3426
35 to 54170
55 to 6476
65 to 74122
75+78

Graham County, North Carolina Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White4357.14%
Native American377.14%

Graham County, North Carolina Veterans by Race

Graham County, North Carolina Veterans by Education

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15.63%

Veteran Poverty Rate

39.61%

Veteran Disability Rate

Graham County, North Carolina Veterans by Education

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50.5%

Labor Force Participation

48.8%

Employment Rate

3.4%

Unemployment Rate

Graham County, North Carolina Employment by Age

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Graham County, North Carolina Employment by Race

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Graham 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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75.77%

Born in Graham County, North Carolina

97.74%

Native Born

2.26%

Foreign Born

2.24%

Non Citizen

0.02%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.74% of Graham County, North Carolina residents were born in the United States, with 75.77% having been born in North Carolina. 2.24% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Graham 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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