Haywood County, North Carolina Population 2020

Haywood County, North Carolina's estimated population is 63,841 with a growth rate of 1.49% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Haywood County, North Carolina is the 44th largest county in North Carolina.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202063,8419351.49%
201962,9069351.51%
201861,9719351.53%
201761,0366471.07%
201660,3897531.26%
201559,6365020.85%
201459,1341680.28%
201358,9663240.55%
201258,642-80-0.14%
201158,722-213-0.36%
201058,93511,99325.55%
199046,9424470.96%
198046,4954,78511.47%
197041,7101,9995.03%
196039,7112,0805.53%
195037,6312,8278.12%
194034,8046,53123.10%
193028,2734,77720.33%
192023,4962,47611.78%
191021,0204,79829.58%
190016,2222,87621.55%
189013,3463,07529.94%
188010,2712,35029.67%
18707,9212,12036.55%
18605,801-1,273-18.00%
18507,0742,09942.19%
18404,9753978.67%
18304,57850512.40%
18204,0731,29346.51%
18102,7800.00%

Haywood County, North Carolina Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White57,77895.61%
Two or More Races8911.47%
Black or African American6171.02%
Some Other Race5350.89%
Asian3180.53%
American Indian and Alaska Native2940.49%

Haywood County, North Carolina Population Pyramid 2020

Haywood County, North Carolina Median Age

47.6


Total

45.9


Male

49


Female

Haywood County, North Carolina Adults

There are 49,364 adults, (14,548 of whom are seniors) in Haywood County, North Carolina.

Haywood County, North Carolina Age Dependency

73.6

Age Dependency Ratio

41.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

31.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Haywood County, North Carolina Sex Ratio

Female

31,213

51.65%

Male

29,220

48.35%

Haywood County, North Carolina Households and Families

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

Haywood County, North Carolina Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married83.8%16.2%
All71.9%28.1%
Male66.1%33.9%
Non Family63.8%36.2%
Female43.8%56.2%

71.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All26,3362.2871.9
Married13,3302.8583.8
Non Family9,4221.1963.8
Female2,7623.0543.8
Male8222.8766.1

2.8

Average Family Size

2.28

Average Household Size

4.9%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.5%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Haywood County, North Carolina Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,2272.72%
9th to 12th Grade4,1569.20%
High School Graduate11,99326.55%
Some College10,50123.25%
Associates Degree6,01113.31%
Bachelors Degree6,79215.03%
Graduate Degree4,4959.95%

Haywood County, North Carolina Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White42,86138,14010,747
Hispanic1,140680175
Multiple Races454394151
Black42430974
Other Race29511552
Asian217185124
Native American14114141

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 57.14%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,856$40,814$28,007
Less Than High School$20,536$22,742$17,859
High School Grad$25,185$33,121$19,452
Some College$32,149$42,500$27,622
Bachelors Degree$41,362$51,305$34,087
Graduate Degree$53,144$71,607$49,035

$32,856

Average Earnings

$40,814

Average Male

$28,007

Average Female

Haywood County, North Carolina Language

Haywood County, North Carolina Language by Age

Haywood County, North Carolina Language

96.27% of Haywood County, North Carolina residents speak only English, while 3.73% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.52% of the population.

Haywood County, North Carolina Poverty

Haywood County, North Carolina Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White55,3706,74612.18%
Hispanic2,30494440.97%
Multiple89135539.84%
Other53234364.47%
Black60623238.28%
Asian3185717.92%
Native294258.50%

13.92%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.82%

Male Poverty Rate

14.01%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Haywood County, North Carolina

The race most likely to be in poverty in Haywood County, North Carolina is Other, with 64.47% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Haywood County, North Carolina is Native, with 8.50% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.59%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.03%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 16.52%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School29.70%
High School11.64%
Some College9.53%
Bachelors or Greater3.38%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed45.60%
Male Unemployed23.16%
Female Employed7.79%
Male Employed7.14%

Haywood County, North Carolina Income

Haywood County, North Carolina Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$49,800$66,018
Families$62,782$77,705
Married Families$69,443-
Non Families$27,439$42,185

Haywood County, North Carolina Marital Status

Haywood County, North Carolina Marital Status

Marriage Rates

54.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

57.3%

Male Marriage Rate

52.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Haywood County, North Carolina Married by Age and Sex

Haywood County, North Carolina Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Haywood County, North Carolina Marital Status by Race

Haywood County, North Carolina Veterans

5,536

Number of Veterans

5,200

Male Veterans

336

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam2,391
First Gulf War1,046
Second Gulf War639
Korea556
World War II253
Age Group Veterans
65 to 741,923
75+1,459
35 to 541,098
55 to 64815
18 to 34241
Name Veterans % of Total
White5,37011.35%
2 or More7312.37%
Hispanic684.84%
Black6513.05%
Asian144.68%
Indian146.70%

$Haywood County, North Carolina Veterans by Education

6.62%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.85%

Veteran Disability Rate

Haywood County, North Carolina Employment Status

54.9%

Labor Force Participation

52.2%

Employment Rate

4.7%

Unemployment Rate

Haywood 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

62.83%

Born in North Carolina

97.45%

Native Born

2.55%

Foreign Born

1.39%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

97.45% of Haywood County, North Carolina residents were born in the United States, with 62.83% having been born in North Carolina. 1.39% 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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