Hertford County, North Carolina Population 2020

Hertford County, North Carolina's estimated population is 23,125 with a growth rate of -1.14% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Hertford County, North Carolina is the 76th largest county in North Carolina.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202023,125-267-1.14%
201923,392-267-1.13%
201823,659-267-1.12%
201723,926-290-1.20%
201624,216-164-0.67%
201524,380-202-0.82%
201424,58250.02%
201324,577-23-0.09%
201224,600-112-0.45%
201124,712-51-0.21%
201024,7632,2409.95%
199022,523-845-3.62%
198023,368-161-0.68%
197023,5298113.57%
196022,7181,2655.90%
195021,4532,10110.86%
194019,3521,81010.32%
193017,5421,2487.66%
192016,2948585.56%
191015,4361,1427.99%
190014,2944433.20%
189013,8512,00816.96%
188011,8432,57027.71%
18709,273-231-2.43%
18609,5041,36216.73%
18508,1426588.79%
18407,484-1,053-12.33%
18308,53782510.70%
18207,7121,66027.43%
18106,052-649-9.69%
18006,70187314.98%
17905,8280.00%

Hertford County, North Carolina Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American14,37759.52%
White8,41834.85%
Two or More Races5892.44%
American Indian and Alaska Native2731.13%
Some Other Race2711.12%
Asian1780.74%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander470.19%

Hertford County, North Carolina Population Pyramid 2020

Hertford County, North Carolina Median Age

42.1


Total

39.6


Male

45.2


Female

Hertford County, North Carolina Adults

There are 19,521 adults, (4,532 of whom are seniors) in Hertford County, North Carolina.

Hertford County, North Carolina Age Dependency

61.1

Age Dependency Ratio

30.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

30.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Hertford County, North Carolina Sex Ratio

Female

12,206

50.54%

Male

11,947

49.46%

Hertford County, North Carolina Households and Families

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

Hertford County, North Carolina Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married83.3%16.7%
All67.1%32.9%
Male64.7%35.3%
Non Family62.1%37.9%
Female46.5%53.5%

67.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All8,8992.4767.1
Married3,4523.0783.3
Non Family3,2851.1462.1
Female1,8703.5746.5
Male2923.2164.7

3.16

Average Family Size

2.47

Average Household Size

3.9%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.5%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Hertford County, North Carolina Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,0876.50%
9th to 12th Grade2,39014.28%
High School Graduate5,30731.72%
Some College3,96823.72%
Associates Degree1,5289.13%
Bachelors Degree1,5689.37%
Graduate Degree8835.28%

Hertford County, North Carolina Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
Black9,6577,3551,047
White6,0795,1761,170
Hispanic533337151
Multiple Races27424771
Native American18614740
Other Race1747465
Asian14510843
Islander22

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among other race people with a rate of 37.36%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$27,477$32,087$24,448
Less Than High School$15,833$21,448$9,363
High School Grad$26,376$30,392$20,680
Some College$27,404$34,844$25,703
Bachelors Degree$33,657$39,861$31,184
Graduate Degree$51,853$54,211$45,938

$27,477

Average Earnings

$32,087

Average Male

$24,448

Average Female

Hertford County, North Carolina Language

Hertford County, North Carolina Language by Age

Hertford County, North Carolina Language

95.03% of Hertford County, North Carolina residents speak only English, while 4.97% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.79% of the population.

Hertford County, North Carolina Poverty

Hertford County, North Carolina Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black12,9023,69928.67%
White7,5951,01113.31%
Hispanic72726536.45%
Other27114553.51%
Multiple51810921.04%
Native2565421.09%
Islander474391.49%
Asian1501510.00%

23.37%

Overall Poverty Rate

21.43%

Male Poverty Rate

25.06%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Hertford County, North Carolina

The race most likely to be in poverty in Hertford County, North Carolina is Islander, with 91.49% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Hertford County, North Carolina is Asian, with 10.00% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.79%. Among those working part-time, it was 24.27%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 29.42%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School33.63%
Some College15.74%
High School15.70%
Bachelors or Greater13.01%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed47.91%
Female Unemployed35.87%
Female Employed14.68%
Male Employed7.56%

Hertford County, North Carolina Income

Hertford County, North Carolina Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$37,005$47,713
Families$45,173$57,102
Married Families$62,348-
Non Families$22,972$30,649

Hertford County, North Carolina Marital Status

Hertford County, North Carolina Marital Status

Marriage Rates

38.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

39.9%

Male Marriage Rate

37.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Hertford County, North Carolina Married by Age and Sex

Hertford 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.

Hertford County, North Carolina Marital Status by Race

Hertford County, North Carolina Veterans

1,246

Number of Veterans

1,154

Male Veterans

92

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam516
First Gulf War302
Second Gulf War149
Korea98
World War II32
Age Group Veterans
55 to 64402
35 to 54296
65 to 74272
75+219
18 to 3457
Name Veterans % of Total
Black7096.21%
White5177.29%
2 or More123.33%
Hispanic111.65%
Indian62.86%
Asian21.32%

$Hertford County, North Carolina Veterans by Education

7.95%

Veteran Poverty Rate

34.49%

Veteran Disability Rate

Hertford County, North Carolina Employment Status

52.2%

Labor Force Participation

46.2%

Employment Rate

11%

Unemployment Rate

Hertford 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

65.91%

Born in North Carolina

96.70%

Native Born

3.30%

Foreign Born

2.22%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

96.70% of Hertford County, North Carolina residents were born in the United States, with 65.91% having been born in North Carolina. 2.22% 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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