Graham County, North Carolina Population 2020

Graham County, North Carolina's estimated population is 8,384 with a growth rate of -0.59% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Graham County, North Carolina is the 98th largest county in North Carolina.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
20208,384-50-0.59%
20198,434-50-0.59%
20188,484-50-0.59%
20178,534-11-0.13%
20168,545-53-0.62%
20158,598-26-0.30%
20148,624-98-1.12%
20138,722130.15%
20128,709-105-1.19%
20118,814-56-0.63%
20108,8701,67423.26%
19907,196-21-0.29%
19807,2176559.98%
19706,5621302.02%
19606,432-454-6.59%
19506,8864687.29%
19406,4185779.88%
19305,84196919.89%
19204,8721232.59%
19104,7494069.35%
19004,3431,03031.09%
18903,31397841.88%
18802,3350.00%

Graham County, North Carolina Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White7,51487.81%
American Indian and Alaska Native89810.49%
Two or More Races881.03%
Some Other Race430.50%
Black or African American130.15%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander10.01%

Graham County, North Carolina Population Pyramid 2020

Graham County, North Carolina Median Age

46


Total

43.6


Male

46.7


Female

Graham County, North Carolina Adults

There are 6,802 adults, (1,990 of whom are seniors) in Graham County, North Carolina.

Graham County, North Carolina Age Dependency

77.8

Age Dependency Ratio

41.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Graham County, North Carolina Sex Ratio

Female

4,347

50.80%

Male

4,210

49.20%

Graham County, North Carolina Households and Families

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

Graham County, North Carolina Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married90.6%9.4%
All84%16%
Non Family78.2%21.8%
Male69.9%30.1%
Female69.5%30.5%

84.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,2882.5784
Married1,7893.0890.6
Non Family1,1211.1978.2
Female2954.3969.5
Male833.5269.9

3.28

Average Family Size

2.57

Average Household Size

4.1%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Graham County, North Carolina Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4297.10%
9th to 12th Grade72211.95%
High School Graduate2,24937.22%
Some College1,40023.17%
Associates Degree4277.07%
Bachelors Degree4988.24%
Graduate Degree3175.25%

Graham County, North Carolina Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White5,4644,487733
Native American49336382
Hispanic4823
Multiple Races2715
Black93
Other Race6
Islander1

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 82.12%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 16.63%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$27,338$31,454$25,099
Less Than High School$21,033$26,023$
High School Grad$25,333$29,196$18,145
Some College$30,493$36,642$25,714
Bachelors Degree$39,792$42,946$39,423
Graduate Degree$26,089$17,569$42,727

$27,338

Average Earnings

$31,454

Average Male

$25,099

Average Female

Graham County, North Carolina Language

Graham County, North Carolina Language by Age

Graham County, North Carolina Language

98.30% of Graham County, North Carolina residents speak only English, while 1.70% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.02% of the population.

Graham County, North Carolina Poverty

Graham County, North Carolina Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White7,3081,26317.28%
Native89815417.15%
Hispanic1285542.97%
Multiple885056.82%
Other43613.95%
Black22100.00%

18.09%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.51%

Male Poverty Rate

19.62%

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 13.95% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.97%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.30%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 28.75%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School28.01%
High School13.96%
Some College13.36%
Bachelors or Greater7.39%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed26.61%
Male Unemployed18.11%
Female Employed5.35%
Male Employed4.90%

Graham County, North Carolina Income

Graham County, North Carolina Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$36,525$45,558
Families$47,982$52,832
Married Families$50,110-
Non Families$20,668$31,458

Graham County, North Carolina Marital Status

Graham County, North Carolina Marital Status

Marriage Rates

52.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.0%

Male Marriage Rate

50.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Graham County, North Carolina Married by Age and Sex

Graham 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.

Graham County, North Carolina Marital Status by Race

Graham County, North Carolina Veterans

533

Number of Veterans

515

Male Veterans

18

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam241
First Gulf War69
World War II68
Second Gulf War62
Korea59
Age Group Veterans
65 to 74189
75+165
55 to 6494
35 to 5457
18 to 3428

$Graham County, North Carolina Veterans by Education

15.89%

Veteran Poverty Rate

35.47%

Veteran Disability Rate

Graham County, North Carolina Employment Status

48.6%

Labor Force Participation

45.2%

Employment Rate

6.9%

Unemployment Rate

Graham 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

75.28%

Born in North Carolina

99.03%

Native Born

0.97%

Foreign Born

0.63%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

99.03% of Graham County, North Carolina residents were born in the United States, with 75.28% having been born in North Carolina. 0.63% 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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