Greene County, North Carolina Population 2020

Greene County, North Carolina's estimated population is 21,076 with a growth rate of 0.15% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Greene County, North Carolina is the 80th largest county in North Carolina.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202021,076320.15%
201921,044320.15%
201821,012320.15%
201720,980-100-0.47%
201621,0801280.61%
201520,952-66-0.31%
201421,01820.01%
201321,016-178-0.84%
201221,194-320-1.49%
201121,5142551.20%
201021,2595,87538.19%
199015,384-733-4.55%
198016,1171,1507.68%
197014,967-1,774-10.60%
196016,741-1,283-7.12%
195018,024-524-2.83%
194018,548-108-0.58%
193018,6562,44415.08%
192016,2123,12923.92%
191013,0831,0458.68%
190012,0381,99919.91%
189010,03920.02%
188010,0371,35015.54%
18708,6877629.62%
18607,9251,30619.73%
18506,619240.36%
18406,5951822.84%
18306,4131,88041.47%
18204,533-334-6.86%
18104,86764915.39%
18004,218-2,675-38.81%
17906,8930.00%

Greene County, North Carolina Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White12,27658.43%
Black or African American7,50235.71%
Two or More Races5822.77%
Some Other Race5242.49%
American Indian and Alaska Native1040.50%
Asian200.10%

Greene County, North Carolina Population Pyramid 2020

Greene County, North Carolina Median Age

41.2


Total

37.8


Male

43.6


Female

Greene County, North Carolina Adults

There are 16,620 adults, (3,195 of whom are seniors) in Greene County, North Carolina.

Greene County, North Carolina Age Dependency

56.5

Age Dependency Ratio

23.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

32.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Greene County, North Carolina Sex Ratio

Female

9,415

44.82%

Male

11,593

55.18%

Greene County, North Carolina Households and Families

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

Greene County, North Carolina Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married87.3%12.7%
All70.7%29.3%
Non Family60.6%39.4%
Male57%43%
Female49.8%50.2%

70.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7,2592.5670.7
Married3,2893.0787.3
Non Family2,3591.2560.6
Female1,2533.549.8
Male3583.2257

3.08

Average Family Size

2.56

Average Household Size

8.3%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Greene County, North Carolina Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,59410.67%
9th to 12th Grade2,27615.23%
High School Graduate4,86132.53%
Some College3,17221.23%
Associates Degree1,4689.82%
Bachelors Degree1,1998.02%
Graduate Degree3722.49%

Greene County, North Carolina Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White7,6486,5391,129
Black5,4783,872416
Hispanic1,5834569
Other Race266705
Multiple Races21718915
Native American9139
Asian20202

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 14.76%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$29,049$31,661$25,923
Less Than High School$17,917$21,288$12,841
High School Grad$26,982$33,255$22,768
Some College$30,971$38,239$26,927
Bachelors Degree$40,377$53,162$36,608
Graduate Degree$51,406$$52,632

$29,049

Average Earnings

$31,661

Average Male

$25,923

Average Female

Greene County, North Carolina Language

Greene County, North Carolina Language by Age

Greene County, North Carolina Language

84.56% of Greene County, North Carolina residents speak only English, while 15.44% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 14.29% of the population.

Greene County, North Carolina Poverty

Greene County, North Carolina Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black6,4211,89229.47%
Hispanic2,9101,57554.12%
White8,9201,28014.35%
Other49927555.11%
Multiple49413827.94%

25.66%

Overall Poverty Rate

22.97%

Male Poverty Rate

28.51%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Greene County, North Carolina

The race most likely to be in poverty in Greene County, North Carolina is Other, with 55.11% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Greene County, North Carolina is White, with 14.35% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.52%. Among those working part-time, it was 31.51%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 30.80%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School40.46%
High School16.22%
Some College13.79%
Bachelors or Greater5.80%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed74.16%
Male Unemployed44.63%
Female Employed13.43%
Male Employed12.24%

Greene County, North Carolina Income

Greene County, North Carolina Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$38,306$50,949
Families$51,881$61,368
Married Families$64,656-
Non Families$21,834$27,005

Greene County, North Carolina Marital Status

Greene County, North Carolina Marital Status

Marriage Rates

41.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

40.0%

Male Marriage Rate

43.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Greene County, North Carolina Married by Age and Sex

Greene 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.

Greene County, North Carolina Marital Status by Race

Greene County, North Carolina Veterans

1,063

Number of Veterans

972

Male Veterans

91

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam361
First Gulf War197
Second Gulf War158
Korea53
World War II27
Age Group Veterans
55 to 64308
65 to 74249
35 to 54243
75+168
18 to 3495
Name Veterans % of Total
White7047.29%
Black3435.57%
Asian840.00%
Hispanic50.27%
2 or More41.28%
Indian33.00%
Other10.30%

$Greene County, North Carolina Veterans by Education

9.93%

Veteran Poverty Rate

47.43%

Veteran Disability Rate

Greene County, North Carolina Employment Status

52.5%

Labor Force Participation

47.2%

Employment Rate

9.7%

Unemployment Rate

Greene 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

76.55%

Born in North Carolina

92.38%

Native Born

7.62%

Foreign Born

6.16%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

92.38% of Greene County, North Carolina residents were born in the United States, with 76.55% having been born in North Carolina. 6.16% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
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