Haywood County, North Carolina Population 2024

62,819

Haywood County, North Carolina's estimated 2024 population is 62,819 with a growth rate of 0.17% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Haywood County, North Carolina is the 46th largest county in North Carolina. The 2010 population was 58,930 and has seen a growth of 6.6% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202963,3441050.17%
202863,2391050.17%
202763,1341050.17%
202663,0291050.17%
202562,9241050.17%
202462,8191050.17%
202362,7141050.17%
202262,6091050.17%
202162,5042810.45%
202062,223-287-0.46%
201962,5103400.55%
201862,1701,0031.64%
201761,1676741.11%
201660,4937691.29%
201559,7245320.9%
201459,1921860.32%
201359,0063400.58%
201258,666-65-0.11%
201158,731-199-0.34%
201058,930
199046,9424470.96%
198046,4954,78511.47%
197041,7101,9995.03%
196039,7112,0805.53%
195037,6312,8278.12%
194034,8046,53123.1%
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%
18507,0742,09942.19%
18404,9753978.67%
18304,57850512.4%
18204,0731,29346.51%
18102,780-60,564-95.61%
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2024 Growth Rate
0.17% (105)
County Website
Haywood County
County Seat
2010 Population
58,930
Area
554 mi²
Density
113 people/mi²
Growth Since 2010
6.6% (3,889)
Founded
1808

Haywood County, North Carolina Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White57,45492.44%
Two or more races2,9474.74%
Other race6441.04%
Black or African American5130.83%
Native American3350.54%
Asian2590.42%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
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White

Two or more races

Other race

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Haywood County, North Carolina Population by Race

Haywood County, North Carolina Population Pyramid 2024

Haywood County, North Carolina Median Age

47.7

Total

45.7

Male

49.1

Female

Haywood County, North Carolina Adults

There are 51,049 adults, (15,580 of whom are seniors) in Haywood County, North Carolina.

Haywood County, North Carolina Age Dependency

75.2

Age Dependency Ratio

43.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

31.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Haywood County, North Carolina Sex Ratio

Female31,89951.32%
Male30,25348.68%

Haywood County, North Carolina Population by Age

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

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All26,4812.3374.825.2
Married12,9982.8988.211.8
Non Family9,6071.26337
Female2,9943.1954.645.4
Male8823.377426
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2.88

Average Family Size

2.33

Average Household Size

74.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Haywood County, North Carolina Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Haywood County, North Carolina Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Haywood County, North Carolina Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 91.2%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 29.28%.

Haywood County, North Carolina Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$40,830

Average Earnings

$46,421

Average Male

$34,708

Average Female

Haywood County, North Carolina Earnings by Educational Attainment

Haywood County, North Carolina Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Haywood County, North Carolina Language

96.34% of Haywood County, North Carolina residents speak only English, while 3.66% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.64% of the population.

Haywood County, North Carolina Language

Haywood County, North Carolina Poverty by Race

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White56,1806,57511.7%
Hispanic2,74159021.52%
Multiple2,87638413.35%
Other63626641.82%
Black5019017.96%
Asian2596725.87%
Native3354714.03%
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12.12%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.78%

Male Poverty Rate

13.4%

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 41.82% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Haywood County, North Carolina is White, with 11.7% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.03%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.77%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 16.35%.

Haywood County, North Carolina Poverty

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade26.87%
High School12.28%
Some College9.02%
Bachelors or Greater3.95%
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Haywood County, North Carolina Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed42.93%
Male Unemployed21.69%
Female Employed7.28%
Male Employed4.2%
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Haywood County, North Carolina Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Haywood County, North Carolina Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Haywood County, North Carolina Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

51.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.1%

Male Marriage Rate

49.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Haywood County, North Carolina Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Haywood 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.

Haywood County, North Carolina Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Haywood County, North Carolina Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

5,082

Number of Veterans

4,686

Male Veterans

396

Female Veterans

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Haywood County, North Carolina Veterans by War

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Haywood County, North Carolina Veterans by Age

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Haywood County, North Carolina Veterans by Race

Haywood County, North Carolina Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

9.94%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.8%

Veteran Disability Rate

Haywood County, North Carolina Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

55.5%

Labor Force Participation

53.5%

Employment Rate

3.5%

Unemployment Rate

Haywood County, North Carolina Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Haywood County, North Carolina Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Haywood County, North Carolina Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

59.49%

Born in Haywood County, North Carolina

97.6%

Native Born

2.4%

Foreign Born

1.39%

Non Citizen

1.01%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.6% of Haywood County, North Carolina residents were born in the United States, with 59.49% 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.

Haywood County, North Carolina Place of Birth

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